Trouble with Jeep audio.

Radio no longer works in my car. I know that the Jeep Commanders with the sun roof have a known issue with the radio when it rains. The radio speakers no longer work.
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There is a known issue for this car model to have a faulty radio, however, it can still be inspected. First have a mechanic check the 30 amp fuse for the radio. If you have a leaking sunroof you will have water build up on your floor board. A technician from YourMechanic can help you find out why the radio is not working testing voltages and replacing the radio as needed.

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Many users reported that the Commander`s door handles were broken, cracked, or damaged. In some cases, the doors are still functional but hard to operate, while some people had to roll down their windows to get out. This is a huge safety issue because you can`t vacate the vehicle quickly in case of a fire or wreck.
The Jeep Commander is plagued by broken door handles, faulty exhaust manifold bolts, and leaking sunroofs. The engine stalls and can fail as early as 86,000 miles. 1,762 NHTSA complaints exist for the 2006 Jeep Commander, and it is one of the worst years for engine failure.
Jeep mainly uses an Alpine sound system for most of its models, including the Grand Cherokee.
Overall the Jeep Commander reliability is 62.5 and that makes it very reliable. The chart below illustrates exactly how this ranks compared to some other cars, but the average overall rating is 57 as some comparison.
The powerful Jeep® Commander had a great run from 2005-2010 as the only three-row Jeep Brand SUV with seven-passenger seating.
In the Jeep Problem, the goal is to maximize the distance the jeep can penetrate into the desert using a given quantity of fuel. The jeep must not take all the fuel from the base at once. The jeep is allowed to go forward, unload some fuel, and then return to its base using the fuel remaining in its tank.
The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is the computer that controls most of your Jeep`s essential systems. The PCM controls the engine timing, the fuel to air ratio, the transmission, and the anti-lock brakes, along with dozens of other smaller functions.
The average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Jeep Commander is $639, compared to an average of $784 for fullsize SUVs and $652 for all vehicle models.
Take your Jeep® Brand vehicle out for a spin and the available Uconnect® system will provide the soundtrack. Listen to local radio stations and pull up your favorite podcasts and playlists. Or with available SiriusXM® 1, get a wide variety of ad-free music, plus news, sports, talk and entertainment.
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Therefore, it offers the pinnacle of sound systems, developed in corporation with Harman Kardon. A setup with no less than 19 speakers ensures that the sound matches the capability of America`s leading off-road vehicle.

Two-wheel drive is standard, but 4WD is available for both the base model and the Limited.
The Willys MB and the Ford GPW, formally the U.S. Army Truck, 1⁄4-ton, 4×4, Command Reconnaissance, informally the Willys Jeep, Jeep, or jeep, and sometimes referred to by its supply catalogue designation G503, are American off-road four-wheel drive military light utility vehicles, built in large numbers to a single …
Commander owners have made 255 complaints over 5 model years. Using our PainRank™ system we`ve ranked it 4th in overall reliability out of 9 Jeep models , with real engine and interior concerns.
It`s a type of car problem that`s not hard to notice. Jeep Commander transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood.
The most common reasons a Jeep Commander engine stalling are the fuel system, the air intake system, or the ignition system.
was discontinued in 2010, and Jeep won`t bring it back for the 2023 model year. —-Jeep`s only hybrid! Whether you go for the Wrangler, Compass, or Cherokee, you`ll want to ensure your Jeep is protected with a solid insurance policy.

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2000 Jeep Cherokee overheated and won’t start
ANSWER : Hi there. If the vehicle overheated, and you noticed a lot of coolant on the ground, it’s quite possible that either the radiator broke, a coolant hose broke or the radiator cap was damaged. When this happens, a lot of coolant spills on your hot motor (which is the odor you are smelling). This can also cause damage to critical electrical parts that help the engine start and run. It’s probably a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to start inspection, so they can determine what is damaged and needs to be repaired to resolve your problems. Without knowing what is damaged, it’s hard to provide an estimate for repairs.

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Jeep stopped acclerating, brakes locked up, power steering fluid everywhere 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee
ANSWER : Hi – first task is to check for problem codes (Check Engine light) – these will be helpful. From your symptoms, and the sequence, I believe the engine lost oil suddenly (failed oil cooler line or front crank seal?), and air speed or the engine fan blew it all over the engine compartment. Engine shut down, which means you had no brake boost (pedal would be extremely hard to push). I would recommend an oil leak inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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Jeep is having a hard time starting. 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
ANSWER : Hi there – your symptoms suggest a fuel supply issue, quite likely a fuel pressure check valve or fuel pressure regulator issue. Either of these can allow fuel pressure in the injection system to leak down while the vehicle sits. This makes the fuel pump work harder when the vehicle is next started, taking longer to get fuel pressure up to specs. I recommend a hard starting inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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I have a 2000 jeep grand Cherokee limited 4.7L V8. I was gone for a month in a half tried starting my jeep up yesterday and nothin
ANSWER : It may be normal engine electrical drain on the battery if the vehicle sat for a month or more. Once the battery is recharged fully then you can see if it will idle again. Just jumping off and only running a few minutes may not charge the battery enough to let it idle on its own. You should use a battery charger to recharge battery and retest it to see if it still stalls. You may have a bad battery and need to relearn the idle. If it still stalls then the idle control valve may be stuck closed and need to be replaced.

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I put in a new starter and battery and my Jeep will not start. Please help me get my Jeep to start.
ANSWER : Hi there. Check to see if the wiring to the battery and the starter are tight and clean. A bad connection will cause a no start situation. If the battery cables and wires are all tight and clean, then go in the cab and turn on the ignition switch and see if any thing in the cab works.

If nothing comes on, then check the fuse box for any blown fuses. If all the fuse are good in the cab and under the hood, then the ignition switch needs replaced. If the ignition switch is good and the accessories come on, then either the starter relay in the fuse box has failed or the wires from the starter relay to the ignition switch has become burned or loose. Check the wires from the starter relay on the starter to the ignition switch. If everything checks out to be good, then the ignition switch needs replaced.

If you need further assistance troubleshooting your vehicle, then seek out a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, that can assist you with your no start situation and help you with the power surge.

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Jeep won’t turn over after sitting for 8 hours 2001 Jeep Cherokee
ANSWER : Hello – I would first check the battery cables and ground straps for corrosion, or other poor-connectivity problems. A strong battery can be hampered by poor connections, which will sometimes finally pass current. A failing starter solenoid (burned contacts) will act in a similar fashion. You may find that adding a jumper battery will improve the situation – at least temporarily. A failing ignition switch or starter relay can also cause start-up problems. I recommend a hard starting inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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Jeep stalls while parked at idle and when going down the road when the throttle is closed.
ANSWER : Hi there. The Idle Air Control valve (IAC) may have failed when you cleaned the valve with your cleaner solution. I recommend replacing the IAC with a new one. If you need further assistance with your engine idle surging, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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Having trouble with trouble code P0455.
ANSWER : Hi. Trouble code P0455 is for the emissions system of the car and the only effect it will have on the car is the fuel economy may go down slightly and the car will pollute the air a little more. This code will not cause the car to run rough or shut down.

Now there are serval other components to your emissions system that could be still leaking causing this code. There are evaporative hoses that could leaking or completely broken causing this problem. The charcoal canister could be bad or have a leak in it as well. The best way to figure out this problem is too have a smoke test done and that should expose were the leak is in the emissions system.

Most local shops or the dealership has the smoke machine to perform the test. Alternatively, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can come to your home or office to properly diagnose the trouble code firsthand and help you make the necessary repairs.

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