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Low idle RPM.
Hey Scuba. Thanks for contacting us today. Most of the time, when the idle control valve has been replaced and throttle body cleaned, a low idle is typically caused by a small vacuum leak, restriction within the fuel injectors or...
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My 2013 jeep wrangler is having a hard time starting every day. Most days will not start. Battery and alternator tested fine.
If your battery is dead overnight then you may have a short in one of the systems or an interior light is on inside the vehicle. You should have the charging system checked on the vehicle to make sure it...
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I'm looking at a 1995 jeep wrangler on craigslist and it says the engine is vibrating and leaking oil
Oil leaks can generally be addressed, although they do vary in terms of cost, depending on location. The causes of engine vibration are too varied to conclude anything without inspecting the vehicle. If the vibration is due to sticking valves...
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I recently had my egr valve replaced through yourmechanic, and the check engine light has been off since. The check engine light
Hi Chantel: A big uncertainty in trying to answer your question is I do not know if the present codes, that have caused the check engine light to illuminate, are the "same" as the original codes from January and thus,...
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How often do i change the oil
Your vehicle has an engine oil maintenance reminder system to let you know when it's time to change the engine oil and filter. For the 2011 Wrangler, the allowed interval for oil changes depends on your unique driving habits and...
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Low oil pressure light but full oil.
It is possible that the low voltage from the battery may be altering the reading from the oil pressure sensor. I would suggest manually checking the oil via the dipstick and using that as a reading as to the oil...
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Lightning bolt traction control
Hi Lindsey. Thanks for contacting us today. The lightning bolt light typically indicates an issue with the charging system, such as an alternator fault, battery fault or electrical sensors related to this system. This could also trigger some of the...
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Jeep starts fine but then won’t move. Only rev. Only happens when it sits overnight. I have a Jeep Wrangler, 112000 miles
Hi Meagan. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when you can shift into reverse, but the car will not go forward in drive, then it's caused by a damaged shift solenoid or internal transmission problems. An obstruction of debris inside...
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I have a 2001 Jeep Wrangler that recently has started making a clunk and clicking noise from stand still and during left turns.
Hi Luciano. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It's quite possible that you have a few different issues causing these noises. In regards to the clunking noise from the center while first starting to roll in first gear, it could be...
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White smoke/noise from new power steering pump and difficulty turning wheel
Hi Smith. Thanks for contacting us today. If the pulley is hard to turn and there is smoke coming from it, then it's more than likely that it's either not the right pulley for that pump, not properly aligned or...
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I go to into an accident yesterday but I only hit my bumper. After the incident I started hearing a heavy noise and vibration.
There are a number of things that may have been damaged relating to the accident that may be causing the vibration such as steering components, suspension components and motor mounts. It sounds like you may possibly have a broken motor...
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My temp guage goes down almost to c when i drive on freeway
It's possible the engine cooling system thermostat is sticking in the open position. That will cause lower than normal operating temperature. It is also possible that the temperature sensor (a thermistor) is faulty, or the circuit wiring and/or dash gauge...
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Have a 2004 jeep wangler it will not shift
Thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is shifting and working in reverse but not drive, you have an issue with the transmission or the linkage. You will want see if the gear selector is changing the positions on...
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P0420 code. Jeep wrangler 2011 with 111000 miles. Code disappears after appearing. Light lawnmover sound on acceleration
The P0420 code relates to catalyst efficiency however many of the underlying causes of the code have nothing to do with a fault in the converter itself. To evaluate that code, among the data of interest are long and short...
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My heater blows cold on the driver side and hot on the passenger side. I do not have duel temperature control
Hi Scott. Your Wrangler has a blend door that circulates heat and cool air (from AC operation) to different side vents. In most cases, when you have an issue as you've described, this component is damaged, or there is something...
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Car won't start I've put a new battery and have no volt drop from battery to cables
The voltage on the heavy cable at the starter should be equal to battery voltage unless you are cranking the engine at which time the voltage will momentarily drop. If you are not reading battery voltage on that cable, there...
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2005 jeep wrangler won't start. stops cranking mid start
You may have a defective starter but will need to monitor the start signal on starter to see if it stays on while the start signal is on. If losing start signal to starter then you may have a bad...
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I have a Jeep Wrangler tj that fuel pump works relay works there is power all the way back into the harness but will not turn on.
Hi Davian. Thanks for contacting us today. When this occurs, it usually is caused by two things. First, there may be an exposed wire (a ground in most cases) that is shorted or not attached correctly, or the pump itself...
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When I turn my car on it acts as if I am flooring the accelerator
It sounds like your throttle body is sticking. You might be able to physically un-jam it but there is likely something in the system that needs replacing. I recommend you don't try starting the car anymore until you have it...
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Need to cycle fuel pump on and off two or three times before starting. Fuel pump or pressure regulator?
Hi Peter. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you are describing is common with a faulty fuel pump relay or pressure regulator - as opposed to the fuel pump itself. If you're able to 'cycle the pump' that typically indicates...

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