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Use Quality Parts for Ford Super Duty Brakes

Dear Doctor: I’m 74 years old and have always done the brake jobs on all my vehicles. I have a 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty gas engine truck with 50,000 miles. I replaced the brake calipers after they locked up. … Continue reading

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Ongoing Electrical Problems: Look for Parasitic Drain

Dear Doctor: I have a 2014 Jeep with the 5.7-liter Hemi engine that seems to have an ongoing electrical problem. When not driven for two or three days the battery goes dead. The dealer changed several electrical modules, but that … Continue reading

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Owner’s Transmission Needs Factory Overhaul

2013 Ford Focus

Dear Doctor: My daughter has a 2013 Ford Focus with 33,000 miles. She was driving in traffic when an indicator message said the transmission was overheating and to pull over immediately, so she did and had it towed to the … Continue reading

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1998 Jeep Cherokee loses rpm

Dear Doctor: I have a well-maintained 1998 Jeep Cherokee with 110,000 miles. Almost every time I start and drive about half a mile, the engine acts like it’s starving for gas. It loses rpm and pops back through the air … Continue reading

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee – shutting off ESP

Dear Doctor: I purchased a used 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4×4 and I would like to use it in the sand at the beach. In the owner’s manual it stated that when operating in sand to turn the Electronic Stability … Continue reading

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee – update revised computer software

Dear Doctor: I own a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 14,000 miles on it. Every once in a while my radio stops working while I’m driving. It comes back on randomly. And on one occasion the power windows did not … Continue reading

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee does not start the first couple of times

Dear Doctor: I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the V-6 engine. I have to turn the key over three or four times to get it started. It does not start the first couple of times. The fuel pump … Continue reading

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