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My brake lights work when my lights are off but do not work when I turn my lights on. My tail lights work when lights are on.
It sounds like you may have a fault at the brake light switch circuit which controls a number of things in the vehicle. This switch indicates when the brake pedal is pushed and triggers the brake lights to come on....
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Breaks
If your brake pedal is going to the floor and you are not losing any brake fluid from a leak then the problem is inside the master cylinder and will need to be replaced and system bleeding of air after...
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Think alternator gone Car wontt start
You have not specified whether the starter motor works or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank but won't catch and run. I will cover both scenarios for you. Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic...
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Jeep stalls when driving on bumpy roads
Hi Hunter. Thanks for the question today. A random stalling issue like you've described can be caused by loose electrical connections - but knowing which ones for certain would require an onsite inspection. It's also possible that fuel system obstructions,...
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Radiator blown vehicle shuts off immediatly
Your vehicle has a coolant level sensor but that sensor does not function as an "interrupt" device. All it does is report if the coolant level is too low. The cause of the shut-down could vary from sensor damage (sometimes...
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I changed the alternator and battery but truck is only reading my battery need help what to do
In your application, there is a fusible link between the alternator output and the battery positive terminal. Check for continuity in that leg of the circuit and additionally check for voltage drop in the circuit due to high resistance/poor connections....
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Overheating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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The rear end roars the faster i go in my 1996 Jeep Cherokee.
Hello, From your description this does sound like an issue with the rear differential bearings. Most of the time it is the pinion bearing, but the differential would need to be taken apart to verify this. I would take the...
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Starts then dies
A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor,...
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Jeep dies in while idling. Still has power, can be put off by reving in neutral. Already cleaned IAC valve.
You should have the computer checked for stored codes and see if there is codes to the transmission overdrive or shift solenoid. If not then you will need to check engine for vacuum leaks and replace idle control valve if...
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After changing thermostat, thermostat housing and gasket. Why is my check engine light come in?
It sounds like the computer is still seeing an overheating condition present based upon the reading from the coolant temperature sensor. This means either the vehicle is in fact still overheating due to some other problem such as a faulty...
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what engines fit my jeep grand cherokee laredo 2002
The 4.0L engine block and cylinder head (that is, the long block) used in several Jeep products from model years 2000 through 2004 may work in your vehicle. Your VIN number would be required to check. If you are looking...
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Hello. I just had my battery replaced but today all lights go on but car won't start
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Car pulls to the right and shakes at 55 mph
It is very possible that the mechanic who balanced the wheels and aligned the vehicle did not do so properly. It Is also possible that one of the tires could be defective. I would recommend having the tires inspected for...
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How much to install rods and pistons
Hi Kent. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, internal engine rebuild service is not one our mobile mechanics offer. Installing new pistons, rings, connecting rods and others requires machining the engine block first, which is something that should be done...
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Check engine light is on
A number of things may cause the car to die as you describe. Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a...
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My 95 Jeep Grand Cherokee shakes when you just sit. Drives great but done know what's wrong any help would be appreciated
Vibration at idle is due to either faulty motor mounts or an engine management issue such as faults in the ignition or fuel system, although on high mileage engines uneven cylinder compression can be a cause. You note loss of...
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Why won't my parking brake hold after rear rotors and pads were replaced?
The parking brake system is an entirely separate system from the main brakes in your vehicle. The parking brake is operated by a cable that runs to a brake drum system that is not controlled or impacted by your regular...
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Car won't start up after changing injectors
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us tonight about your Jeep Grand Cherokee's starting problems. In most cases, sticking with the OEM replacement parts will produce the best results. This is especially true in regards to fuel pumps and fuel injectors....
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Overheating possibly?
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes...

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