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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7l has a rough idle when stopped. I can be at a stop sign, red light, or just parked with the engine ru
You may have a bad spark plug or ignition coil and will need to have the computer tested for misfires. If you get misfire codes it will identify what cylinder is misfiring and will need to replace the plugs and...
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My 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd sometimes shakes when started. I can turn it off give it a “break” and then it’s fine again. What
Hi RD. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several possible sources of an erratic vibration, such as clogged fuel system components, or worn out ignition parts (spark plugs in most cases). I've also seen this issue caused by a...
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2001 jeep laredo..was driving down highway and it quit. It will crank but won't start. Already new fuel pump gas tank
Hi Joyce. Thanks for contacting us today. If an engine stalls while driving and will not start-up again, it's usually caused by a fuel system or ignition timing component. If the fuel pump is new, then it's likely that a...
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I have a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, and sometimes when I start it, it turns over, but not without 2-3 seconds of hesitation
Hi Nicole. Thanks for contacting us today. The question I would ask you is whether or not you were having the starting hesitation issue prior to having the vehicle serviced - or if it happened after. If it's been an...
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I have a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 19k that has been sitting for 6-7 years , what needs to be done to get it running again?
You will need to start by draining all the fuel and put in new fuel and then see if it starts or the pump and filter assembly may be bad.
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My car is very loud when accelerating and smokes when running, stops immediately when the car turns off.
The problem sounds like you have an exhaust problem. You may have a broken pipe or bad convertor and is rattling in the exhaust. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic inspect and diagnose the problem for you.
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My Throttle Body sensor, and traction lights just came on after getting thermostat changed. Is there a procedure that I have to do
The appearance of the warning lights might just be coincidental to the thermostat replacement as the systems have nothing to do with a thermostat replacement. It's possible though that you disturbed electrical wiring and/or connections to the affected components. If...
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Engine revs up but will not accelerate when 4wd is engaged, drives fine when not engaged.
According to the 2006 Cherokee Owner's Manual there were at least two different versions of 4WD installed as a factory option in this model and that is important in terms of the possible causes. Of course, be sure that you...
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I spilled a little oil on engine while putting oil in my car, I tried to soak up what I could reach, should I be worried?
This should not hurt anything, however, you may notice some white smoke as the engine gets hot and burns the oil off of the side of the motor where it was spilled. This will usually continue until the remaining oil...
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I have an 08 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7 V6 that keeps overheating
The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or drive belt....
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Temp gauge reads cold sometimes and engine noise that might be from belt
The water pump leak raises the possibility of the pump failing. If the pump does not turn properly that could cause noise and, if bad enough, might cause the alternator to turn slower (the water pump and alternator use the...
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Random low then high idle jumps
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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My 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee was driving okay but now when I go to press the gas pedal it does not accelerate
What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Hi I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo V8. I recently had to replace the solenoid pack that contained sensors that were not w
No re-set is necessary. The adaptive shift points will re-establish themselves (in computer memory) simply by operating the car. First determine if codes associated with limp mode, or any transmission fault, are still present. If so, those codes must be...
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Transmission goes to higher gear when take foot off gas
The PCM/TCM selects the gear based on vehicle speed and load. If you are noticing that the shift pattern is different than your earlier experience with the car, there might be a malfunction but otherwise you have to first see...
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Car barely moves or takes a few minutes to get moving when first start?
A clogged fluid filter or failed oil pump can cause no movement in any gear. Other potential causes are a broken input shaft, broken drive chain or sprockets, broken output shaft, broken oil pump shaft, stripped torque converter splines, broken...
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My blinde spot monitor and Driver Assist are off and they will not let me turn them back on. I have two messages saying they neede
The car wash could just be coincidental to the failure or it could represent a source of water intrusion in an electrical connector and that has caused the two systems to malfunction. The two systems are electrical in nature and...
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Chirping noise while rolling
Check to be sure the noise is not also present when the car is stationary. If the noise occurs when the car is not moving, it is likely related to the serpentine belt or accessory drives. Even when moving, the...
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Quick question. I have a slow coolant leak. I've only noticed the leak after I turn off the car, not while it's running. Any ideas
A hose is a possibility. The leak point(s) can be pinpointed by pressurizing the cooling system to about 15 PSI when the engine is completely cold. A visual check during that test will reveal the problem area(s). The water pump...
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Jeep starts but won't move
Hi Connor. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases when this occurs, it's due to a shift linkage or shift solenoid failure. It's also possible that you have damage to seals or gaskets inside the transmission case. The best...

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