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Thumping noise when turning
What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface...
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Trying to find the size of the nut that connects the yoke and the differential
Hi there. If you are going to attempt to replace the rear housing of your Jeep, I highly recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for your 1994 Jeep Wrangler. Not only will it give you some great tips on...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 180,000 miles. As I'm driving it starts to sputter but still going the speed limit.
Sounds like the crankshaft position sensor is loosing connection when driving. Check the harness to the crankshaft position sensor and see if there is a loose wires or if the contacts can be loose when pushed against. The harness could...
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Mechanics replaced water pump but did not replace the thermostat. Engine overheated and blew the head gasket? 2010 Jeep Compass
Hello - this is a judgement call. It is common practice, but not a "standard", to replace the thermostat when replacing the water pump. This is mainly due to access to both easily when replacing either one, and the relatively...
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The uconnect in my Jeep is not working properly.
Typically this type of issue involves a problem with the radio or media interface in the vehicle. There may be a loose connection or there may be a software update available to correct the concern. The best place to have...
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2016 jeep compass fog lights dont come it shows on dash that they are but the lights are not
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can do to track down the issue. Start with checking the fuse. It should be located in the main fuse box under the hood, and the diagram on...
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I have a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. 4 wheel drive. I have an oxygen sensor bad. Code p0152 and P0132. Are these upstream or
Hello - both of these sensors are "pre-catalytic converter" or in front of the cats in the exhaust stream (P0152/P0132). This is what the "Sensor 1" portion of the problem code means. I recommend an oxygen sensor replacement service performed...
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Car rough idles sputters and jumps rpm after changing ignition coil cap and rotor.
Check the spark plug wires on the distributor and on the engine. It seems that you have one or more wires crossed and the engine is firing on the wrong stoke causing the engine to run rough and make the...
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My 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo inline 6 runs but sometimes doesn't start until we disconnect positive battery wire
A properly installed sound system should not be causing any problems. However, I've seen many sound systems whose installation was problematic and sometimes even dangerous. I have trouble imagining what could be wrong that would be corrected by pulling the...
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Crossed spark plug wires? 1997 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - "crossed spark plug wires" means simply that your plug wires are not attached to the plugs and/or the distributor in the correct firing order. Your cylinders are numbered 1 to 6, front to rear on your engine. The...
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2008 jeep patriot. Throttle body and traction control light are on and very low power
Hi There, The throttle body light may come on when the throttle control motor is not working properly. The throttle control motor is what opens and closes the throttle blade inside the throttle body. This may also suggest you have...
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Won't start
Hi there. One thing that even professional mechanics tend to forget is double checking all electrical connections to sensors and engine monitors that might have been disconnected during the serpentine belt and pulley change. In most cases, it's the crankshaft...
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No thermostat new water pump still overheating
Running an engine without the thermostat can cause the engine to overheat due to the coolant passes through the engine too fast and will not let the coolant absorb the heat from the engine. If you reinstall a new thermostat...
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1973 Jeep CJ-5 304 V-8. Vehicle starts right away but dies as soon as the key is released to "run" position.
Hi there. I would assume that your problem is related to the ignition cylinder on the dash. It's possible that either the ignition is damaged, or perhaps a ground wire behind the dash is loose. You should be able to...
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Putting in a new battery but the horn, lights, and wipers come on and won't stop.
Check the light switch, the horn switch, and wiper switch. If the switches are not working, then they will need to be replaced. If the switches are good, then there is a loose or broken ground wire on the steering...
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How do you put a 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.9 360 motor in a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a 4.7 in it or a 4.0?
Hi there. You will have to swap the engine and transmission as a unit with the computer and harness to the other vehicle. There will be a need to fabricate engine mounts if the old mounts will not mount up...
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My car ran hot and when i crunk it back up the car was making a light knocking noise that it has never done before is my motor bad
Hi there. It really depends on how much damage was done to your engine during the overheating situation that will determine whether the engine is beyond repair. The knocking sound can be caused by multiple components, from cylinder head hardware...
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My 2010 jeep compass is burning alot of gas...can u tell me what it is....the engine light not on
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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Rattling from behind wheel well of front passenger that gets worse with speed as well as a thumping from front passenger tire
Thumping noise like that you are describing can be due to a tire defect, for example a flat spot on the tire. If you have that particular defect though, that usually means the strut is bad. Rattling noises at idle,...
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I have a 06 jeep liberty and my left tail light goes in and out when i brake. Sometimes it will work sometime it wont.
Hi There, I believe you are correct in that you have a faulty brake light switch. As you know, when you step on the brake pedal the switch closes, causing the brake light to become brighter. When the switch is...

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