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Jeep Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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If you live in a cold climate, likely one of your biggest concerns when you are considering which used vehicle you should buy is how well it will perform in snowy,...
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Fuel is leaking.
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Engine light is on and car shakes
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Coolant leak and heater is not functioning
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Gas cap
The reason the gas cap light comes on is due to the vapor emission system of the fuel tank see a large leak and turns on the light. You will need to have the fuel tank smoke tested to see...
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Leak and low oil pressure
This suggests that you may have a leaking oil pan gasket. This can happen for a number of reasons, but is usually common due to excessive heat which causes the gasket to shrink creating a leak in the gasket. This...
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heat stopped working, only blowing cold air. checked and replaced fuses but no change
Two common causes of no heat, as you describe the circumstances, are a fault with the heater control valve and/or a problem with the blend door in the under dash ventilation system being stuck in position or inoperable. There are...
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What's the best way to get bolts off of the water pump pulley
I will usually try to break the bolts free from the pulley before I remove the belt. Sometimes you can put a little extra tension on the belt by pressing on the tensioner, while using another wrench to break the...
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Car is in limp mode and making strange sound when beginning to rev.
Hi there: When the oxygen sensors have a reading that is similar to each other, it is an indication that the catalytic converter is not working as efficiently as it is intended. If the voltage of the downstream oxygen sensor...
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Air conditioner not working after a battery change
Hello. Thank you for writing in. At first, disconnect the battery and verify that all of the wires in the starting system and charging system are clean, dry, and tight. Make sure the battery cables are corrosion free, and have...
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Electrical issues with my vehicle that is unexplained.
Hi there. It sounds like the door switches are not working and probably have a short in one or more switch. The back hatch door on the jeep will lock and unlock all of the doors. Its possible that the...
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My check oil light come on and then go right back off, it did that,3 times yesterday.my oil is full.
You should have the oil pressure manually checked with a pressure gauge to make sure the pressure is with in specifications. If the pressure is not correct or erratic then the first thing I would recommend is to make sure...
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Gauges on 2002 Jeep from Scotland do not work. It has a red kill switch. How do you remove the kill switch?
Hi there. When you wiggle the wires to the kill switch and the gauges start to work, then the contacts inside the switch could be broken. You could replace the kill switch with a toggle switch that will do the...
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Can you tell me if my transmission is running too hot. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hi there. The transmission temperature that you are referring to is normal. The transmission on this vehicle does run slightly higher than the cooling system temperature. Most of the time it should run about 210-220. If you want to get...
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Have a 2000 Jeep grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0. The voltage gauge is not working and it spits and sputters while alternator is hooked up.
Hi there. If the alternator is causing the volt gauge on the dash to stop working, then the polarity on the wires is backwards. Check the power wire to the alternator and make sure that its hooking up to the...
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Temperature hand moving up .
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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Car won't turn over
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Misfire in cylinder #8
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Car turns off while driving
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2014 jeep patriot ETC light comes on 1st and flashes then few secs later vehicle stablility comes on....what could it be? Thank y
Hello. Thanks for writing in. The warning lights may be related via computer and it's input sensors. However it is hard to tell without having the vehicle scanned. You will want to start there. Make sure the lights have illuminated,...
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When I take off from a stop I hear a banging noise 2013 Jeep Wrangler V6
Hello - there are a couple of possibilities for the noise you hear upon acceleration: a broken torque converter (internal failure), engine shifting due to broken motor mounts and fan hitting something, transmission shifting due to broken mounts, allowing the...

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