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2000 Jeep Cherokee Question: what could be wrong

 

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cathie, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Virginia Beach, VA, April 22, 2009, 15:09
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every now and then my jeep shaks sometimes hard it makes noise when this happens

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    April 22, 2009, 16:11
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    One or more cylinders may be misfiring causing vehicle to shake. An engine misfire can cause noise as it backfires. Your local repair shop should perform a diagnostic inspection of your Tune up parts. Intermittent shakes and noises could also be caused by loose suspension parts, broken mounts, driveline components such as U joints. There are too many possibilities/ components to mention to properly diagnose. For safety have your local repair shop inspect vehicle.

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    Visitor, June 08, 2011, 18:10

    I had the same problem with my 93 JGC. It would happen when I went over a pothole. It turned out to the stabilizer bar.

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