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How to Buy a Classic Jeep
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Jeep Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you are in the market for a used Jeep vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each...
How to Get Jeep Dealership Certified
Jeep car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Jeep certified through Chrysler’s official training program (MCAP)
How to Take the Doors Off Your Jeep
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Cold Climate
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,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Dog Owners
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Hilly Area
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Camping
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Summer is a great time for a road trip, but often travelers like bringing all the conveniences of home along, in the form of an RV. Then they tow...
The Best Used Cars to Buy to Maximize Resale Value
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crankshaft position sensor
Hi there. On this vehicle, it's actually located near the bell housing in the rear of the motor. It can be very tricky to get to, however, you might want to take a look at this thread as it gives...
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My car leaks under the dashboard when it rains or I go through a car wash near the brake & gas petal
Hi there. Water leaks can come from various sources: a clogged drain tube in the AC/Heater box can cause overflow through the heater vent, or faulty cowling can cause water ingress into the passenger compartment. Once the source is found,...
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Popping noise when I turn the steering wheel. Think it might be the cv joint
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Car won't roll in drive or neutral
It could be a that you have a failure in your transmission or your final drive. Move the shifter through the gears and see if you can feel the transmission "torque up" in reverse or drive and then relax in...
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2008 jeep grand Cherokee keeps going into limp mode
It's possible that water or dirt has infiltrated an electrical connection to a key sensor. That could cause the vehicle to go into limp mode or reduced power. The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a...
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My car hesitates and has stalled out twice at a red light and then doesn't wanna start for a few seconds only happens at low rpms
Among the possibilities are faults in the throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor, vacuum leaks, a clogged fuel filter, defective EGR valve or control circuit, and worn out spark plugs and wires. A mechanic would simply investigate these possibilities sequentially...
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Car won't start. ETC light comes on. Jeep compass 2013
ETC pertains to the electronic throttle control system. It is possible that a fault exists in the ETC system and so the first thing to do is check for stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged...
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Can your front differential make noise and cause vibration with increased rpm while in park? It's a 2008 jeep commander.
Any part that was impacted in the collision, for instance the crankshaft harmonic balancer, could be a cause. Of course, the differential, including bearings, is not implicated if the car is not moving when you are able to generate the...
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Car vibrates at Idle when AC is turned on
Hi there. Typically when the AC compressor is cycling, it will draw more power from the engine, which might make an existing rough idling engine "feel" worse. This could be caused by fuel system components like mass air flow sensor,...
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Gas sprays out of the tank when i fill up my 06 Jeep Liberty. What are the possible causes and how much will each one cost to fix?
Hi there. In most cases when you have excessive pressure inside the fuel tank, adding gasoline will cause the symptom you've described. In other cases, it's the gasoline pump hose that is causing this problem. This is often regulated by...
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05 Jeep liberty wont roll
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having transmission or transfer case problems. We know the engine runs, but it's power is being lost between the engine and the wheels. An inspection of th vehicle is going...
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When trying to start my 97 Grand Cherokee it just screeches
What you're probably experiencing is the starter drive spinning against the ring gear. Tapping on the starter probably won't help you. If you catch it early, you can solve it by replacing the starter. But if you drive the car...
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Hi Peter. Can you help me please. I have a 2002 Jeep liberty sport. I have owned this wonderful little truck for 10 yrs with littl
If you don't periodically remove the spark plugs from the cylinder head (100,000 miles is typical), the plugs can essentially weld themselves to the aluminum head of the engine and then when you do belatedly service them, upon removal the...
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When driving, my wheels make a noise
Hi there. What you are describing is typically associated with a damaged hub assembly or wheel bearing assembly (same component - just different names). The noise is caused by reduced lubrication and the bearings developing excessive heat, which creates the...
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When I put on the AC my engine vibrates. How do I fix this?
Hi there. When you turn on the AC, the engine has to produce more power in order to operate the system. This makes existing small issues seem much larger and noticeable. In general, when an engine shakes, it's caused by...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee all possible problems?
Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks and valve and piston damage. You should measure cylinder compression to rule out low compression as a cause of the no start condition. If cylinder compression is normal, it is possible...
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Vibration on left side driver side, u joint?
Hi there. Well, to be completely honest, Jeep does not recommend their vehicles travel over 85 mph for safety reasons. They are simply not made for excessive speed with OEM equipment. It's quite possible a U-joint could be loose, but...
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I think somethings wrong with the electrical or a sensor.
You may have both a no start issue and overheating. If the car is regularly overheating, be sure to request an engine overheating diagnostic. The remedy might be as simple as a new thermostat. With regard to the intermittent no...
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Ignition stuck in run position
To resolve a problem like that the ignition switch assembly will have to be inspected and likely removed and repaired or replaced. If the ignition switch (the electrical component) is implicated, too, that will require some column disassembly. Note that...
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Idler pulley broke off metal it was attached to after results from a crooked pulley and multiple serpentine belt slips.
You're right in that the stress will be too great and it will come apart again. This is not something you can fix with glue. You will need to take off all of the broken parts and replace them with...

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