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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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Hello, I have a 2012 jeep compass with engine noise. I inspected it, and it looks to be coming from a pulley. The Crankshaft pulle
There should be no appreciable run-out on the crank pulley and if a physical inspection of the harmonic balancer reveals damage such as a broken, cracked or separated rubber bond, the balancer should be replaced. If you do have a...
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What is involved in the 30,000 mile tune-up for a 2015 Jeep Patriot?
Hi There, The 30,000 mile service for your Jeep Patriot should include the following: Engine oil (Change) Air filter (Replace) Spark plugs (Replace) Oil filter (Replace) Wheels & tires (Rotate) Other items that should be inspected at this...
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Jeep Patriot driver seat gas no height adjustment, can it be added after factor?
If a seat with a height adjustment was available for this vehicle, you should be able to swap it out. This may involve rewiring the seat and replacement of the control module for the power seat to add this function....
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replace radiator hose
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rough idle
The downstream sensor is irrelevant insofar as the running condition of the engine. All the downstream sensor does is monitor and report the efficiency of the catalytic converter. The downstream sensor has no role in adjusting the air fuel ratio...
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Hi Noe, I am thinking about buying a Wrangler but I am seeing a lot about the engine quitting while it is being driven. Do you hav
If you're interested in just the Jeep Wrangler, you can gauge the reliability of the various recent model years of the Wrangler by looking at the reliability survey data published by "Consumer Reports" (CR). That reliability data is extremely detailed...
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Whining noise near motor with acceleration and deceleration of RPM, power steering fluid level is normal.
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Why is there water in my carburetor in my 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport
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I have a 1980 jeep j 20 and can only find two Zurk fittings one either u joint and was curious if there is anymore else where?
You can rely on your visual inspection as there will be only one fitting per joint, so you found them all at least on the drive shaft. Any component (including suspension components) that you see that does not have a...
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Why am I getting a whistling sound from my front wheels? Brake pads and rotors were recently replaced
If the pad is smoking that means that the pad is not retracting from contact with the rotor after you release the brake pedal. Failure to retract could be due to a stuck caliper piston (the shop may not have...
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I have a 97 jeep Cherokee thats has been running rough. It smells like gas when I drive for awhile and then this morning after dri
From your description, the cylinders are being oversupplied with fuel. If the fuel trims (from a scanner) are high negative, for sure there is too much fuel and a diagnostic would be required to determine why. Just as an example,...
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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.
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What would cause a loud clicking and shaking in my left front wheel 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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Coolant in gas tank
Hi there. This is a very difficult question to answer, as we don't know how long the engine was exposed to coolant in the fuel system before it was noticed. In most cases, the damage that will be done is...
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okay I'm replacing the water pump to my jeep liberty 2005 do i need to replace the timing belt also?
Hi there. Anytime you replace a water pump, it is always a good idea to replace the timing belt at the same time, especially if your vehicle has at least 100,000 miles or more. Replacing the timing cover gaskets and...
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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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What would cause my engine to make a squealing noise in my 2012 Jeep Wrangler
Hi there. From your description of the noise and when it occurs it sounds like it is coming from the belt. It may be as simple as a worn out belt or one of the engine accessories may be failing....
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Battery saver mode
Hi There, Usually, this happens when there is a problem with the battery, such as a bad connection or potentially a weak battery. Since you have replaced the battery, this is not likely the case. This can also happen when...

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