Question about 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Open Question

Low coolant light was on and jeep cut off without engine was not registering hot. now it has a tapping sound

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Anonymous

  • 137 Answers

SOURCE: Low Coolant light always on put new coolant in and it disappears

where the coolant is going and why the gauges go nuts are probably not the same problem. sounds like your gauges have a problem with the ground side connection to power. you could look at the negative battery post and see if it is really gunked up, might as well check the positive side while you are looking. if the battery posts get oxidized pretty much everything gets a not so great connection but gauges are one of few places you notice it. the car only runs off the battery at startup or if momentarily car is using more amperage than alternator can provide, but current runs through battery from alternator so bad connection there will cause whole system to function less than optimum. in the cooling system one component you don't mention replacing is the heater core. you say the coolant is not on the ground, so where can it be? pull your oil dipstick and see if your oil looks like oil. if it looks like vaseline, kinda white and creamy, you just figured out where your coolant went and you have a blown head gasket. hope that's not it, it's sort of a hassle. there aren't too many other places for the coolant to go. it either runs on the ground, boils off against the hot block, like if it comes out near an exhaust manifold (and that makes quite an odor) or gets into the oil through blown head gasket. it can make it into the passenger compartment through a leaky heater core and if that happens you will smell a sort of sweet smell in the car and after while get a green cast to condensation inside windows. hope that helps.

Posted on May 26, 2009

Ad
freetek

Steve Allison

  • 5569 Answers

SOURCE: I have antifreeze leaking from under jeep but

Not knowing how many miles you have on your Jeep, this may or may not be the case; check the water pump. If the shaft seals fail, there is a small hole on the bottom edge that allows coolant to flow out instead of it causing more serious problems. It may not be easy to determine this since belts and fans tend to scatter it all over.

If your interior floor isn't wet, the heater core is probably OK but if you have air in the cooling system, it will affect the cabin heating.

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Tha tapping sound just started then it started to stall when i would stop for a few days. But i got nervous and got the car inspected and now I'm scared of the thing.


First thing I would check is the coolant and engine oil to make sure they are full. If the coolant is low it could have been overheating the engine. This could cause the engine to bind and stall if it gets hot enough. If it was shut off in time it might start and run fine until it gets too hot again. Also if the oil is too low it can cause the hydraulic lifters in the engine to not work properly and they will make a ticking sound. worst case if ran with low oil long enough it could cause bearing failure and create a knocking sound.

Jan 04, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2001 jeep ran hot and cot off and was not registering hot and now lifter is tapping


Hi here is a quick fix for the lifter tapping. Try adding 4 Oz. of tramsmission fluid to the motor oil , and run the engine for two minutes at 1500 RPM. This should quiet the lifter tapping.It works everytime i come across this problem.

Jun 27, 2014 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

My 2002 jeep liberty has been blowing cold air while idle and then hot air once moving. Today the engine light cAme on any ideas on problem?


Sounds like the radiator may be low on coolant.
You need to check that and have the computer scanned for trouble codes to proceed.

Jan 22, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

I am getting message "Coolant low". My sister


Welcome to Fixya

You need to add few ounces of coolant to the reservoir. The reservoir is located under the hood. It is a white plastic that has liquid in it. Please see picture below of the coolant reservoir.
10_1_2011_3_07_37_pm.png
Thank you for using Fixya!

If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/elixirjose_00375ea24bd8141b

Oct 01, 2011 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Coolant is full with correct solution mixture but coolant light comes on and off randomly


sound like you have faulty low coolant level sensor in the coolant expansion tank.make sure coolant expansion tank has coolant should be on full hot mark when engine hot been driven.cold engine coolant level in expansion tank should be on full cold mark.

Apr 15, 2011 | Saturn Ion Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Low Coolant Light for 2003 Jeep Cherokee- The light comes on, there is water in the radiator, but the resivoir is low, so I put some in. But it smells like it's running hot in the cab all the time now, but...


You need to have the system pressure tested for leaks, sounds like theres a leak that leaking on to engine or exhaust pipe making the overheating smell. you may have a bad hose leaking.good day,

Apr 14, 2011 | 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

The light came on looks like a pipe of some sort and the screen keeps saying coolant low.


I don't know what the 'pipe' means but if the coolant low screen comes up, I would add some coolant (50/50 concentration coolant to water) to the overflow reservoir or to the radiator, whichever is easier for you.

If it is a false coolant low indicator, then I wouldn't worry about it unless the engine overheats or runs too hot.

Good luck on this repair.

Dec 17, 2010 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Heater wont work, and check engine light came on


Low coolant, keep eye on temp if you plan to drive it before adding antifreeze, if it never gets hot you are COOKING! the engine, Would recommend checking fluid before driving again.
Never drive with NO coolant vehicle shouldent even be started without it.

Oct 22, 2010 | 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

2005 Trailblazer just changed the waterpump. Car


CHECK COOLANT LEVEL SOUND LIKE COOLANT LEVEL GOT TOO LOW IN WHICH ENGINE WILL MAKE A TAPPING NOISE ENGINE GET TO HOT IT WILL STALL OUT.

Jul 29, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

1 Answer

Replaced radiator on 2008 jeep now gets hot & cuts off


I think it is related to the cooling system, still having air in it. Make sure the heater is running/on when your running the engine. Could be a faulty ECT sensor (engine coolant temp.) but proof it out. proof it out, remove the sensor and see if there is air behind it and see if the sensor is within parameters.

Jun 11, 2009 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Logo

Related Topics:

192 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jeep Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85206 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22484 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Are you a Jeep Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...