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97 Jeep grand Cherokee lerado stalling/shutting off
It sounds like you may have more than one issue with the vehicle. The crankshaft sensor is the most common cause of the stalling or no start on these engines. They will also cause problems when you try to increase...
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Jeep is not running properly
Hello, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating as you describe, such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle...
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The power locks and windows will not work when a door is open.
The wiring to the switches that control the locks and windows travels through the door and enters the car body through a flexible, usually rubber, conduit. Over time, repeated opening and closing of the door(s) causes stress (mechanical flexing) of...
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Overheated, power steering went out and battery went low
Hi There, What you have described sounds like your serpentine belt may have come off. As you may know all of the accessories (ie alternator which charges the battery, power steering and the water pump) are driven by the serpentine...
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I replaced the dash and took blown airbag out
Considering that the vehicle was starting fine before and the only difference between then and now is that the passenger air bag is missing, I would recommend installing a passenger side air bag. Once this has been done, the vehicle...
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i have a rear bumper dent and and would like to replace it
Hello, thank you for writing in. Replacing the bumper at home will cost you the price of the replacement bumper, and the time you put into it. Having it done professionally will include an hour of work at least, and...
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I am trying to figure out if my engine is a 4.7L or 5.7L, where would I look on the engine to find that? 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hi there - you can actually tell without crawling under to look at block casting numbers by checking you Vehicle Identification Number - that long 17-character plate at the base of your windshield, driver side. The 8th digit is the...
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how much damage to engine after driving after serpentine belt broke?
Hi there. I'll be transparent with you, there is no way for me to determine the extent of the damage or what it may cost without performing an inspection on the vehicle. During the last service were you provided with...
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How often should I lubricate suspension? I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The published maintenance schedule for your vehicle only lists an inspection recommendation for the front suspension and that would be every 6,000 miles. There is no reference to lubricating ball joints or tie rod ends, on the maintenance schedule, presumably...
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Transmission slipping even when I had the transmission replaced.
Hi there. If the transmission was slipping and you had the transmission replaced and the transmission is still slipping, then there could be an issue with the shifter cable or downshift cable. Check the cables and see if they are...
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Transmission issues
If the transmission is "shifting" of its own accord, from drive into neutral, then there is something wrong with the linkage, shift lever and/or related assemblies such as the manual valve in the transmission valve body. If though the transmission...
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The air suspension system has stopped working.
A couple of things may be at fault. Generally if a air-suspension equipped vehicle is sitting low, there is a leak in the air suspension system. Since your vehicle is sitting low in the front, then odds are there is...
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Ignition replacement 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello - the new keys and the security transponder which reads them must be programmed to be "in sync" with each other. You may also find that holding one of the old keys near the dash, while turning the ignition...
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My jeep won't stay running.
Most of the time, the hard to start issue you're describing is caused either by the crankshaft position sensor or the electrical harness attached to this component. Since you've replaced most of the ignition system components, you might want to...
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What does it mean when there is the letter I showing on the control dashboard panel inside a gas pump symbol
Hi there. After reviewing the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner manual, the only lights that I could find that is similar to the one you've described are the TPMS (low tire pressure light), Low Fuel warning light, or the Gas...
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Jeep won't start, have a p0523 code
Diagnostic trouble code P0523 signifies that there is trouble with the oil pressure sensor circuit or an actual excursion, to the high side, in oil pressure. A "high" reading is being recorded by the PCM due to either electrical or...
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Draining battery and blowing air sound when car is turned off 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello - based on your symptom information, your Jeep has the air suspension, and the noise you hear is air leaking, with the compressor continuing to run, draining your battery. This could be due to a failed switch in the...
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Alarm system stays on.
Hi there. Anytime electrical components are repaired, serviced or replaced, it's best practices to remove both the positive and negative battery terminals. The negative terminal is a ground that allows the circuit to complete. It's possible that while removing your...
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Car won't start in cold weather.
Hi There, When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor immediately reads the temperature of the coolant and relays this to the computer indicating that the coolant is cold. The...
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P0016
Hi...Diagnostic Trouble Code P0016 has many causes other than a failed camshaft position sensor. Other possible causes for Code P0016(https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/p0016-obd-ii-trouble-code-camshaft-position-a-camshaft-position-correlation-bank-1-by-jay-safford) to set include: the camshaft timing is wrong because the timing chain jumped teeth; the camshaft phaser is out of...

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