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Rattling and shaking in front underneath my jeep? Then it rattles when turning feels off balance
The rattling noise is indicative of loose or worn parts, probably in suspension components. The causes of the shaking depend on what speed this is occurring at. If at high speed, shaking could be due to wheel imbalance and/or a...
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...
My car stereo sometimes Doesn’t work properly
Hi Gabby. Thanks for contacting us today. This could be due to an electrical short inside the radio console itself, which causes the inconsistent operation of the stereo. Unfortunately, its something that is not often fixed, but replaced with an...
Cost to replace a transmission
Transmission replacement cost varies depending on whether your existing one is rebuilt or an already rebuilt or "used" one is installed. If you buy a re-built off the shelf, a typical approach, with labor and parts it could cost roughly...
My car is having trouble turning over and when it does it can only go 20 mph max but I can't go uphill. What could be the issue?
It sounds like you may have a catalytic converter that may be clogged or failing. There are a number of reasons that may cause the catalytic converter to fail. They include: O2 sensor, fuel injectors, spark plugs, EGR valve system,...
Q: Rear differential noise.
Sounds like you need to take it back to the shop where you had it changed. First you want to be sure it has enough of the correct oil. If it turns out it is properly filled, it may be...
Does my AC Condeser need to be replaced along with the Compressor?
If the compressor locks up, or has some other internal mechanical failure, there is always the possibility of debris getting into the rest of the system and causing you more trouble down the road. You can look in the high...
Is my 2012 Jeep Totaled?
To know if your Jeep is totaled, it would need to be inspected firsthand by collision estimator or appraiser. However, given your description of the damage and the fact that your vehicle is worth approximately $8,000 according to KBB, I...
Light rubbing from passanger side while driving
Hi there. Anytime you hear a rubbing sound coming from the vehicle, it's always something to be concerned with and take corrective action to have properly diagnosed. If you continue to hear this noise over the next few days, it...
Got my own thermostat still same price
Hi there. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department. They should be contacting you shortly to tell you whether or not we could complete this service and what the cost would be. Thanks again for contacting...
Clutch Problem with Jeep Patriot
The clutch system does have several parts that if worn or failing could account for the rattling noise. The system would have to be inspected first hand though to pinpoint the exact issue and estimate the cost. If you desire...
Car wont start, but everything on the inside like my lights and radio works fine.
If the starter motor is not even cranking the engine, among the first possibilities is a weak battery, excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit due to poor electrical connections, or a dead starter/solenoid. Prior to performing diagnostics the battery...
Your vehicle uses the JF011E Jatco CVT transmission. There is a serviceable transmission oil filter in your transmission. Replacing the filter and the transmission fluid at 100,000 miles on this vehicle is good preventative maintenance although Jeep does not specify...
2014 jeep patriot reading code u 0401. Jeep wont accelerate when given gas. Traction control light blinks and lightning bolt light
The U0401 code broadly identifies "communication errors" in the vehicle's controller area network (CAN). In your circumstance, because the electronic throttle control (ETC) warning light has come on, an attempt should be made to diagnose the ETC system first because...
Worse case scenario if the electronic throttle has to be replaced about how much would it cost
The best course of action would be to have a diagnosis first since the throttle control may be limited if you are having a system or sensor failure in the drivetrain like a transfer case or transmission issue. You may...
Why does my wipers cut on as soon as my car battery is on. For example when I push my unlock button on my key fob they come on and
The problem is most likely caused by a built in relay inside the TIPM or totally integrated power module or also called main engine fuse box. These go bad all the time and can cause accessory problems like you are...
Q: i need help!!
This can be diagnosed and resolved at your location if you request a transmission shift diagnostic. A possibility is the transmission shift cable, lever, or related assemblies were damaged in the crash. There are other possibilities but if you request...
2014 jeep patriot orc was replacef and since then all dash lights come on and it reads no bus. I loose all lights and 4 ways inclu
If issues occur after a repair has been performed that were not present prior to the repair, this is almost always related to the repair itself. I would recommend talking with one of the higher-ups within the dealership to determine...
do all 4 motor mounts need to be changed?
You most likely do not have all the mounts that are bad and would need to have them inspected to see what ones are broke. The most common ones to break is the front and rear center of engine ones...
Lightingbolt came on and engine light i have a 2017 jeep patriot and it was working fine all of a sudden it wont turn on
Hi Jessica. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If the lightning bolt light is red, this is typically an indication that the electronic throttle control is either damaged or has a blown electrical relay. Unfortunately, it could also mean that the...

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