Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My Jeep start stalling in park and while driving. The car start jerking at first but soon start shutting off while going 35.

asked by on

I took my car to a Chrysler Jeep dealership where they have inspected and told me I have a bad fuel pump. Has replacing the fuel pump fixed the issue of stalling?

My car has 159000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The fuel pump is the most common cause of s...

The fuel pump is the most common cause of stalling for a Jeep Commander. The problem will get worse as time goes by. Eventually you won't be able to restart the car again, leaving you stranded. If you'd like a second opinion on this, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can come to your home to verify the stalling concern. Good luck.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My car stalls 4 or 5 times when starting cold

Hi, thanks for your question. You should check the MAP sensor first to see if it is reading the correct altitude for your location. Sometimes the sensor will read that you are at 10000 feet when you are at 100...

Q: Car shuts off, will not start - 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE

Hello. I would check for power at the fuel pump. It sounds like you have a voltage issue. Most of the time, this occurs when the fuse blows or when the fuel pump relay goes bad. These all need to...

Q: I need to remove torsion bar from lower control arm.

Be very careful messing with the torsion bar. It is under an extreme amount of force. Make sure you have all of the tension removed from the torsion bar by loosening the adjustment bolt. Count the number of turns you...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.