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2001 jeep grand cherokee overheating

I have a 2001 jeep grand cherokee limited with the 4.7 v8 that overheats while just sitting still idling but as soon as you start down road it starts to cool off!!! and ideas? i just replaced the high pressure line on the power steering which also operates the hydralic fan motor? power steering is working fine though

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  • Misterjonz Feb 25, 2009

    My 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited started doing the precise same thing about two weeks ago. Did yours turn out to be the fan switch or the thermostat?

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Is the radiator fan coming on and staying on, or not coming on at all?? i was having the same problem, and it turned out to be a fan relay switch which was pretty easy to replace. around 40 bucks, and maybe 30-45 mins.

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This means your thermostat is bad. Needs to be replaced. Also do coolant flush.

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