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How can I clean my car AC?
Depending on the environment in which your car is parked, there could be a variety of problems with debris in the AC system. Mice, Squirrels, and other critters sometimes find the vent openings and pack food and nesting material in...
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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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I installed a DVD/Stereo in my manual Jeep Patriot. I cannot play movies even though I am in nutural and parking brake it on.
Hi there. Unfortunately, we don't offer technical advice and tips on aftermarket parts or installations; nor do we offer those services onsite to customers. Your best bet here is to contact the manufacturer of the item you installed to request...
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my 2010 jeep wont start
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the battery is fully charged and the starter is receiving a full 12 volts (or at least 10), then the starter may have failed. You can test this by testing for voltage at...
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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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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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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Do you know the bolt size for mounting the compresser on a 2008 Jeep Patriot?
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The bolt should be an 8 mm bolt often noted as M8x1.25x90. They are readily available online, as are the brackets that may have been damaged in the process. There should be two...
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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...
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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...
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Rusted subframe and rack & pinion, leaking struts - worth fixing?
You must have been driving in some extreme conditions to have so much rust that it needs a new subframe. If the only thing you need is a couple of struts and a rack,then it would be worth it to...
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When releasing my clutch in first gear, it stutters and vibrates the car.
It's probably clutch related, for example due to worn out friction material and/or a pressure plate defect BUT it's also possible that the motor mounts could be implicated and the engine as well if the engine is bogging down (due...
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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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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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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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