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Old belt was sqeeking, new belt does not but it slips off constantley. The old belt stays on though. Why is this?
Check to be sure that the new belt is actually the right part number or, better yet, use an OEM (dealer) belt. Also, be sure the tensioner is the right part number or use an OEM sourced tensioner. Check to...
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What causes my car to overheat and lose power steering?
You're probably right about the drive belt. The belt that turns the power steering pump also turns the water pump, so if it fails, it won't be long before the car overheats. The coolant will boil and you might see...
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I have an 4.7 HO engine for my jeep. Cylinder 5 misfire and low pressure on passenger side. Replaced spark plugs and coils.
Hi there. To be completely honest, anytime a head gasket service has been completed, I typically throw "common causes of an engine cylinder misfire" out the window. In most cases, a head gasket gasket fails due to an overheating problem....
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While i was driving down the street my engine shut off on me.
Hi There, This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a specific insulation material that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when...
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Check Engine Light is on
Hi There, The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle. It is important to have this diagnosed as soon as possible as it could range from something minor to...
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I have 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee it runs and shut off while driving.I change the spark plug and ignition coil and and clooged exhau
When the engine will not start then you will need to verify if you are losing fuel pressure or losing ignition spark. You may have a bad fuel pump or crankshaft sensor. Have the computer scanned to see if you...
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Chirping noise when accelerating...usually right when you accelerate from a stop. 2011 grand Cherokee limited.
This noise is sometimes due to faults with either the serpentine drive belt and/or any of the belt driven accessories or pulleys. If any of the latter are the cause, such can be conclusively determined by simply disconnecting the drive...
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hey if i need my alternator in my jeep grand cherokee taken out and replaced. do you offer that service?
Alternator replacement is a standard mobile repair service performed by certified mechanics from YourMechanic. With regard to the cost, if you already input your vehicle data at YourMechanic's alternator replacement service page then the price you were quoted is complete...
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replace radiator hose
If you have sensors in the upper and lower hoses then I suggest checking to make sure you can remove them and cut the new hose? Otherwise you will need to get factory hose with sensors installed in them. The...
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Whining noise near motor with acceleration and deceleration of RPM, power steering fluid level is normal.
Hi there. Loved the sound description! In most cases, this type of noise is caused by a loose serpentine belt or worn out pulley on one of the accessories it powers. You might want to have a professional mechanic come...
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I have a clunk noise in the front right tire and loose steering. It rides smooth but the handling can be poor at times.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to...
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What would cause a loud clicking and shaking in my left front wheel 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello. It sounds like you may have a bad joint in your front axle. These have joints that allow the axle to move when turning. When these joints fail they will cause this exact issue. These will need to be...
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if the mechanic broke the water pump bolt while trying to remove it- who is responsible to pay for the repair?
A 2011 model year car is "generally" too new to have a bolt so stuck that it is broken on removal. It is possible the mechanic encountered a stuck bolt but simply used the wrong technique to remove it (common...
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When I hit the gas sometimes it will take off fast then sometimes it feels like it has no power at all struggling to go
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor...
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Have an electrical issue under driver side 2000 Jeep Cherokee Laredo
Hello - the block connectors you describe are no doubt part of the vehicle wiring harness, and are likely not available as separate components. In addition to repairing the fender (or fender liner) hole you mention that is causing water...
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My 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo inline 6 runs but sometimes doesn't start until we disconnect positive battery wire
A properly installed sound system should not be causing any problems. However, I've seen many sound systems whose installation was problematic and sometimes even dangerous. I have trouble imagining what could be wrong that would be corrected by pulling the...
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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Won't start
Hi there. One thing that even professional mechanics tend to forget is double checking all electrical connections to sensors and engine monitors that might have been disconnected during the serpentine belt and pulley change. In most cases, it's the crankshaft...
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I have a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. 4 wheel drive. I have an oxygen sensor bad. Code p0152 and P0132. Are these upstream or
Hello - both of these sensors are "pre-catalytic converter" or in front of the cats in the exhaust stream (P0152/P0132). This is what the "Sensor 1" portion of the problem code means. I recommend an oxygen sensor replacement service performed...
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My car ran hot and when i crunk it back up the car was making a light knocking noise that it has never done before is my motor bad
Hi there. It really depends on how much damage was done to your engine during the overheating situation that will determine whether the engine is beyond repair. The knocking sound can be caused by multiple components, from cylinder head hardware...

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