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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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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 fluid...how 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
Where is my oil pump located?
I changed the oil and oil filter and still having the same problem.
Asked by Raven S June 28, 2014, 3:54 pm 0 reply
Jerking and stalling
I could be backing out of a parking lot and my jeep will die. The other day i was driving down the road at about 25 mph and it just died the oil was on then. There has been no othe...
Asked by Brittany S June 26, 2014, 11:57 am 1 reply
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, engine clack
sounds like lifters, oil additives do not help, getting louder, power not affected
Asked by Pat E June 27, 2014, 10:32 am 0 reply
obd code p06436
Any idea on why this code is coming on? Also shop put in 4.7l thermostat and mine is a 5.7l would that affect anything?
Asked by Austin M June 11, 2014, 9:52 am 1 reply
Which is the transmission return line?
Getting ready to add a transmission cooler, need to know which line s return line, top or bottom. Thanks
Asked by Carol R June 23, 2014, 1:51 pm 0 reply
Whats this noise my cars making?
I have a 1999 jeep grand cherokee limited, and its making a rattling noise and im smelling rubber burning? Can anyone help me out? Please, thank you.
Asked by Bridgette L June 21, 2014, 8:13 pm 0 reply
when is the first oil change needed
When is the first oil change needed. I have 5K miles currenlty
Asked by P E June 18, 2014, 8:27 am 0 reply




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