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Due to the design of the reverse gear system in the AX-15 manual transmission, it may block shifting into reverse one out of every ten attempts. An updated reverse gear is available if the concern becomes more frequent.
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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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A loud buzzing or whining when the transmission is in reverse may be caused by a regulator valve in the transmission valve body. A revised valve was released that does not resonate. Careful diagnosis should be performed because other causes can create the noise.

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The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks. 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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If an air or water leak is present in the driver's side foot well, the grommet for the transmission shift cable may be missing or not seated correctly.Excessive engine noise may also be present.
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If an air or water leak is present in the driver's side foot well, the grommet for the transmission shift cable may be missing or not seated correctly. Excessive engine noise may also be present.
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Floor pan rust and corrosion typically happens where salt or mud is allowed to accumulate on the vehicle. Holes drilled in the floor can contribute to rust if the bare metal is not painted or protected with corrosion resistant coatings. Floor pan kits are available from Jeep and the aftermarket to repair rusted areas.
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Poor connections of the ECU wires at the bulkhead can cause erratic RPMs and engine-stalling. The repair typically involves either bypassing the connector wires or cleaning and replacing spread terminals in the connector.
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Floor pan rust and corrosion typically happens where salt or mud is allowed to accumulate on the vehicle. Holes drilled in the floor can contribute to rust if the bare metal is not painted or protected with corrosion resistant coatings. Floor pan kits are available from Jeep and the aftermarket to repair rusted areas.
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Child seat tether anchors are available from Chrysler and can improve the performance of child restraints. Each tether kit has all the necessary parts and detailed instructions according to our technicians.
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Jeep issued a recall on some ABS equipped vehicles because seals inside the master cylinder fail. When the seals fail, a loss of pressure is detected causing the ABS hydraulic pump to cycle on more frequently or run continuously. This will lead to premature failure in the hydraulic pump. There is a lifetime warranty on the seals and the hydraulic pump motor. Normal braking will still work but brake pedal effort may increase.
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