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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8 it is often misdiagnosed as a leaking oil filter gasket, the oil filter adapter can seep from between the adapter and engine block.

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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee

External oil leaks from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front or rear), and the rear crankshaft seal area are common. The rear main seal is an unlikely source. Normally, leaks in this area are from the bearing cap mating surfaces as well as the sealing surface between the oil pan and bearing cap.

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Verified for the Jeep Commander

An abnormal noise may develop from the HVAC blower motor as a result of debris ingestion. After any debris is removed, an air baffle screen can be installed on the inlet opening under the cowl grill to try and prevent a re-occurrence of the problem.

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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee

Ignition wire failures can cause a rough idle or intermittent engine misfire and there might not be a Check Engine light.

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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee

Be sure to verify starter replacement procedure before replacing the starter. A new starter replaced the older design and does not use a shim in the installation. Incorrect use of the shim can cause starter noise or may damage the starter.

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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee
Mopar has a lubricant that can help with squeaking sway bar bushings.
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Verified for the Jeep Liberty

Broken exhaust manifold bolts can create an exhaust leak; the exhaust manifold gaskets and bolts should be replaced.

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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee

The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.

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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee

A small leak from loose charcoal in the charcoal canister (part of the Evaporative Emissions System) may cause Check Engine Light illumination.

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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee

The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks, commonly noted as a ticking type noise. The outer studs, clamps, and nuts will need to be replaced and are now being tightened to a reduced torque value (20 Nm/180 in lbs).

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Verified for the Jeep Grand Cherokee

One the 3.9L V6 and 5.9L V8 the carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. As the buildup increases with mileage and over time, symptoms may vary from light ticking, to ticking/hammering, to hammering/knocking noises. Fuel injector cleaner often solves the problem.

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Verified for the Jeep Compass

A fluid leak may be noted from the front struts and/or the vehicle may handle "rough" Our technicians tell us that replacing the leaking struts and installing a revised jounce bumper and dust shield should correct these concerns.

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Verified for the Jeep Compass

A no crank or no start condition may develop due to electronic lockup of the wireless control module (WCM), also referred to as the Sentry Key Remote Entry Module (SKREEM). When this module fails the remote keyless entry system will also not operate. The WCM is commonly replaced to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Jeep Wrangler
The hood support rod can rattle against the radiator driving over rough roads or when the doors are slammed. Installing a foam ring on the support rod can help to prevent the rattling.
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Verified for the Jeep Wrangler

The tailgate hinges can corrode making it difficult to open the tailgate.

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