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Hi Ladies - In about a year my lease will be up on my gas-guzzling Jeep Grand Cherokee. I want to do either the hybrid thing or at least get something fuel efficient. I need a decent cargo room 'cause I have two big dogs. If there's any accepted wisdom on hybrids that you all have I'd be happy to hear it. I'm also trying to be somewhat economical on ...
My front brakes were noisy and I took my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee in for a look. What was supposed to be a "99.00" brake job has suddenly become a $600+ brake overhaul. The service adviser is telling me I need calipers, hoses, brake rotors, and pads. This sounds extreme for a vehicle with less than 50,000 miles. What do you think?
A couple of years ago I traded my older Benz for a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee...all because I moved to the mountains in the Vail Valley. The problem is I really hate, yes hate, the center console. There is no place to put my purse when I have a passenger or two. I end up having to put it in the back seat which makes no sense at all to me. Suggestion to ...
My l997 Jeep Grand Cherokee V-8 has begun lurching and the tach revs to 2 or 3 while driving along at 60-70 mph, it's as if the gas is being depressed off and on. What would be the problem?
We have moved to a new town. I've recently had my 1997, Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 6 cylinder, 2 wheel drive, serviced by a Jeep dealer. I have 128,000+ miles on this car and have been the sole owner, have had great service prior to my move from an independent car mechanic. The (new) dealer/service dept. recommends repairs to a cracked exhaust manifold ...
i have a 94 jeep grand cherokee. it*s burning oil, a quart every two-three weeks. i get regular oil changes but is now "smoking" when i start it and idling. put it up for sale?? Thank you.
I have a 96 Jeep Grand Cherokee that just started chirping tonight, it sounds like its coming from the steering column, what would make my car chirp? Thanks....

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