2007 Jeep Patriot

2007 Jeep Patriot Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Patriot yourself? What have you tried so far? If I have to I will fix it myself but I have started my car it’s runs but once I put it in drive it cuts off Me...

2007 Jeep Patriot Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Patriot yourself? What have you tried so far? If I have to I will fix it myself but I have started my car it’s runs but once I put it in drive it cuts off Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged? Everything comes on radio and lights all come on Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? Oil light blinks and a lightning bolt came on the dashboard but it doesn’t stay on long

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I’m very sorry that you’re having this issue and together, we will get this figured out. I will need your help too because I can’t see, touch, hear or smell anything that’s going on with your vehicle. We may also require some specialized testing tools in order to assist us in diagnosing the problems due to the complexity of today’s vehicles. JA will offer a phone call to you at an additional fee, it’s your choice. Please be patient with my replies, I reply back in question order received. If I send you an attachment, I will tell you, BUT, you will NOT get it on a phone; you must be on a tablet or PC. Please let me know when you are satisfied with my answers too so we can close out your question. You need to begin with checking for codes in the computer. Then we need to check the torque converter due to stalling when put into gear, drive or reverse. You also need to check oil level and oil pressure with a gauge. This can also be caused by a safe mode to not drive without oil/pressure. These testing tools are at you parts store for loan/rent. Thanks again and all the best:) Ron Please feel free to text me back if you need any more help. Thanks again and be well:) Ron

How do I check the codes on the car I'm a female so I'm really not sure what to be looking for
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Okay, then this can get a bit complex. A scan tool needs to be attached to the computer system. Most parts stores will check codes for free, but the other potential items I mentioned would be requiring a shop. You can also call AAA and BBB for a quality shop referral. Thanks again and best of luck:) Ron

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You're welcome, thank you too:) Ron

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