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the truck runs in 4 instead of D
You will need to have the transmission scanned to see if there is any codes for the overdrive system of the transmission. The transmission control module may need to be reprogrammed. Check the shift linkage cable to see if the...
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While driving my Jeep Commander randomly turns off. The most recent one it didn't want to turn on until several tries.
Hello. You would need to have the computer tested to see what codes are stored in the memory and then have them diagnosed. I suspect that it is the crankshaft sensor that is the cause for the stalling, but this...
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front windows door locks interior lights and mirrors wont work
If the items work with the key fob but not with window switches, then the problem may be in the body control module or totally integrated relay module. You will need to have the system diagnosed by scanners to look...
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Car cut off file injectors miss fire after driving 46mi.
Hi there. You will want to start by testing the fuel injector that has tested bad. This can be done using a multimeter. If the resistance of the injector is out of specifications, you will want to replace it. If...
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2006 Jeep Commander that starts but turns off I tried to start 3 times did the same thing after that it doesn't turn over
It sounds like you have activated the anti-theft system, and after several attempts to try and start it, it disables the starter also. You should have the system tested to see if the key is bad, or if your key...
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1.69 amp parasitic draw, previous owner had hitch. Everything stock
The best way to find the draw is to pull fuses out one at a time. This isolates which circuit needs to be diagnosed. You may have a module (computer) that is not going to sleep. I found a technical...
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Turn signal issue
A ground issue, or short, is a good place to start. There are a few ways to go about tracing down a turn signal issue. Either way you will want to use a voltmeter to trace the flow of electricity....
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My Jeep start stalling in park and while driving. The car start jerking at first but soon start shutting off while going 35.
The fuel pump is the most common cause of stalling for a Jeep Commander. The problem will get worse as time goes by. Eventually you won't be able to restart the car again, leaving you stranded. If you'd like a...
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Roland, does the 2007 4.7 liter with the plastic intake manifold have coolant passing through to cool the manifold?
Hello. It does not appear that the intake manifold on that model has coolant passages, so it is unlikely that that is the cause of the issue. I would still carefully examine the intake manifold for any signs of warping,...
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if one hydraulic valve lifter is damaged do i have to replace all 16
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your Jeep Commander. No you do not have to replace all of the hydraulic valve lifters but I recommend that you do. You have to open up the engine just to get the single...
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Car won't start after stopping it at gas station
There are a couple of possibilities. Jeep has a TSB out concerning a faulty front control module, but this will also generally be accompanied by the windshield wipers not working as well when the no start occurs. It only affects...
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Turn signal malfunctioning, as well as other lights
The front control module controls all of the vehicle's lighting functions. From your description it sounds like this module is failing. However, before replacing the front control module, connectors and wiring should be checked to ensure there is no harness...
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Display "Transmission Over Temp"
There are a lot issues with the connector between the starter and the totally integrated power module (TIPM) in the Jeep Commander. This can cause a host of issues including the transmission temp message and no starting. In some instances...
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Hazard warning lights won't turn off
The front control module controls the hazard light function. If it has failed it can permanently activate the hazard lights. This item would need to be purchased and programmed at the dealer.
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When I turn the ac on it makes a very loud squeal that stops after a few minutes. 2007 Jeep Commander
Hi there - It's possible that the tensioner/idler pulley for the serpentine belt(https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/loud-squealing-or-rattling-is-coming-from-engine-inspection) by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and...
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My car is overheating after I replaced a leaking radiator and thermostat.
This may be related to other cooling system issues, such as a faulty coolant temperature sensor or bad coolant fan relay. As the temperature of the coolant increases and decreases, a sensor relays this information to the computer which uses...
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Car keeps overheating. Making a steam noise. Coolant cartridge runs out about once a week.
You will need to trace the leak and repair whatever the issue is. To trace a cooling system leak, the best way is to run the car and watch for the leak. The most common places for a leak are...
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Starting Issue - 2006 Jeep Comander
Hey there. A starter, like any other mechanical and electrical part, is subject to failing sometimes for no apparent reason. However, sometimes this is misdiagnosed as well and often times mistaken for something much more simple like a fuse, relay,...
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My jeep won't go over 30 mph. Where is the speed sensor located?
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. There are two speed sensors on your jeep's transmission. There is an input speed sensor and an output speed sensor. The input speed sensor tells the computer what speed is the engine...

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