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How to Change the Jeep Crankshaft Position Sensor (CPS)?

One of the common issues older Jeeps sometimes have is a bad or faulty crankshaft position sensor (CPS). A bad crankshaft position sensor can literally stop your Jeep. This article will discuss what crankshaft position sensors are, how they work, how to determine if they are bad, and most importantly, how to change the Jeep crankshaft position sensor (CPS). I …

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How to Change Headlight Light Bulbs on Your Jeep

Eventually, light bulbs on your Jeep will fail. Headlights tend to be the most common to wear out. You can change the headlights and other bulbs on your Jeep with a few simple tools and a few minutes. In this article, I discuss tips for how to change headlight light bulbs on your Jeep and other light bulbs as well. …

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How to Replace A Starter on Your Jeep

If your Jeep won’t start and you are sure the fuel pump is working and the spark plugs, wires, coils or distributor, and battery are good, you probably need a new starter. When you turn the key, you will probably hear a clicking sound. The starter is under the Jeep, toward the front passenger wheel, and goes into the transmission …

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How to Flush Your Jeep’s Radiator

Your Jeep’s coolant system plays a vital role in health of your Jeep’s engine—it keeps it cool. The thing is, as time goes by your Jeep’s coolant gets filled with gunk (actually rust) from inside the engine and radiator. Eventually, it needs to be drained out and replaced with fresh coolant. Furthermore, the whole system needs to be flushed out. …

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How to Change and Fix a Flat Tire on Your Jeep

Getting a flat tire on your Jeep isn’t fun. But it isn’t that difficult to change the tire quickly and safely if you know how to do it and have the tools to do it. Yes, I have a towing service with my auto insurance, by why wait an hour or more for help when you can fix it yourself …

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How to Do an Oil Change on Your Jeep

The keys to keeping your Jeep’s engine running a long time are to keep it cool and keep it well lubricated. Changing your Jeep’s motor oil is critical to long engine life. Jeeps with the famous 4.0 liter in-line 6-cylinder engine, can run to 300,000 miles, but they need to be cared for and maintained. It is a good idea …

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How Do I Fix the Jeep Oil Filter Adapter Leak?

When you first buy an older Jeep you sometimes notice leaks, the most common is the Jeep oil filter adapter leak. This leak usually results in your starter getting covered in oil because it is directly under the oil filter—you can’t really miss it. In fact, it isn’t really the oil filter that is leaking, but rather the Jeep oil …

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Jump Starting a Jeep

Your Jeep won’t start and you think it is because you left a light on overnight. That could definitely run the battery down and keep the Jeep from starting in the morning. Most Jeeps, and other vehicles for that matter, need about 9-10 volts of battery charge to start the Jeep up. We will assume the battery isn’t too old …

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How to Rotate Your Jeep’s Tires

As a Jeep enthusiast, tires (especially all terrain off road) are usually a very big investment. The tires for my Jeeps run about $150-175 apiece. The best way to protect that investment is to regularly rotate your Jeep’s tires in order to keep the tread wear on them as even as possible. This article will discuss Jeep tire rotation. Rotating …

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What is Jeep “Death Wobble” and How Do I Fix it?

Many Jeep owners experience Jeep “Death Wobble” at some point. It usually happens like this . . . you are driving at about 40-60 miles per hour and hit a bump in the road and suddenly you Jeep convulses like it is about to fall apart. Sound familiar? That’s what is called Jeep Death Wobble in action. The good news …