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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Base 4dr Laredo

1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door, Special Purpose Vehicles
16 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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My radiator fan isn't working
I hooked the fan up directly to the battery and it works. I have since replaced the cooling fan motor relay and also the engine coolant temp sensor but my fan still doesn't work.
Asked by Kyle B July 10, 2014, 10:59 pm 0 reply
Will bad o2 sensor cause cooling fan to stop working?
I have a 2000 jeep grand cherokee and I'm having a problem getting my radiator fan to work. I hooked it up to the battery and it still works. So I changed the cooling fan motor rel...
Asked by Kyle B July 10, 2014, 1:30 pm 1 reply
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99 jeep grand Cherokee 4.0 stalling every ware mostly at low idle problem and also when it gets hot problem started with only stalling once on thirty miles now mabie ten times this...
Asked by Charlie W July 8, 2014, 1:12 pm 0 reply
will a 1996 Jeep grand cherokee steering stabilizer work on a 19th jeep grand cherokee?
Just want to know if a 1996 jeep grand cherokee steering stabilizer, will work and fit on a 1997 jeep grand cherokee??
Asked by Kayla W July 7, 2014, 11:16 pm 0 reply
miss on #1 cylinder 4.0
dead miss on idle runs good when driving have checked plugs and wireing checked for vac leak with brake clean when idleing changed injector whith other cyl still miss on same cyl ...
Asked by Ron H July 6, 2014, 12:22 pm 1 reply
Wiring Nightmare!
The last owner of my 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee left me with a huge wiring puzzle to figure out. First on the list of problems to solve is the lighting. The illuminated entry relay u...
Asked by Danielle C July 2, 2014, 8:44 am 1 reply
Why won't my rear window go up?
Hi. I slammed my rear passenger door today quite hard while the window was halfway down and now it won't roll up or down anymore. What happened/what is the issue? Is it an expensiv...
Asked by Olivia W June 27, 2014, 5:35 pm 1 reply
Ignition Coil Issue
I have had this Jeep for 10 years now and over the past 3 years i have been having ignition coil issues. I will be driving and the car just dies and when i crack it, it turns over...
Asked by Nathan M June 25, 2014, 8:30 am 1 reply
changing differential often?
Owners manual says check at 39000 km and change if vehicle has been used for taxi, police or driven off road. Dealer says irregardless of type of use fluid should be changed so as...
Asked by Allan P June 29, 2014, 7:20 am 0 reply
Can you test the coil plug with it disconnected for voltage?
Problem: I have a crank, but no start (5.9 L engine) Test Performed: 1. I have no spark from the coil tower (inline spark tester Lisle #20610) 2. Coil plug at bottom penetrating w...
Asked by Sam K June 28, 2014, 4:57 pm 0 reply

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