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You ony need a wrench to remove to bolts/remove and replace
it not hard you can do it yourself/dont let the shops fool you & get your $$$$$$
should take 20 minutes-hope that helps-good luck

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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SOURCE: 01 grand cherokee fan relay/oil pressure

I don't know if this will help anyone, but i had a issue with my jeep running hot and check engine light coming on as well. After alot of trips to different shops - the last one found that there were two senors in the engine for the fan that need to be changed. Everyone would aways fine the one up top but not the second one. After that, have not had any other problems like it since.

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SOURCE: oil alarm buzzes. have replaced oil pressure switch.

What car is it and what is the problem?

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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