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Unread 07-02-2013, 04:36 PM   #1
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Need some help asap! No idea what went wrong!?!

Hey everyone. I very recently got a 2005 jeep grand cherokee , 3.7l v6. 4x4 (standard). This morning i was pulling out of my driveway (reverse), and as soon as i reached the end of the drive way at the street ( about 10-15 feet from the parked position) all the sudden the jeep came to a complete stop! Never happened before. I was not giving it any gas what so ever. I was simply letting the jeep roll (in reverse position). The engine did Not shut off nor did i get any kind of message or notification on the dash. I put it back into drive and it whent normally back up the driveway and i parked it. I tried to reverse again following the same exact steps and it didnt do it again. But when i got i to the lane and put the gear into drive and slowly took off, i noticed a sound that cMe from the front left aide of the jeep. Any ideas? I parked it and havnt tried to run it since. Help anyone ?? Thanks!

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Unread 07-02-2013, 04:45 PM   #2
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To give it some more detail, it felt like all my tired locked or something. The feeling was as if i suddenly slammed my breaks on. The tires even made screech in the pavement. No leaks are apparent, i briefly inspected beneath the jeep (visually) and nothing seemed out of the norm. Trucks got 133,000km's on it. Very good condition inside and out. As soon as i felt this i just parked it and had to get to work , any clues??? Thanks again to all!
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Unread 07-05-2013, 07:58 AM   #3
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Could be an ABS issue. I would check that system out
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Unread 07-05-2013, 10:09 AM   #4
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I'm going to also say ABS issue. I think I've seen this before. It's the electronic thing on the wheel hub isn't it? Electronics on a braking system frighten me worse than a fuel injection system and I'm glad I don't have to mess with either one. It's good that you were caught by a stuck brake instead of a jammed brake that stopped working entirely in fast traffic or on a hill. At least you and the Jeep escaped that nightmare.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 07:39 PM   #5
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Hey everyone. I very recently got a 2005 jeep grand cherokee , 3.7l v6. 4x4 (standard). This morning i was pulling out of my driveway (reverse), and as soon as i reached the end of the drive way at the street ( about 10-15 feet from the parked position) all the sudden the jeep came to a complete stop! Never happened before. I was not giving it any gas what so ever. I was simply letting the jeep roll (in reverse position). The engine did Not shut off nor did i get any kind of message or notification on the dash. I put it back into drive and it whent normally back up the driveway and i parked it. I tried to reverse again following the same exact steps and it didnt do it again. But when i got i to the lane and put the gear into drive and slowly took off, i noticed a sound that cMe from the front left aide of the jeep. Any ideas? I parked it and havnt tried to run it since. Help anyone ?? Thanks!
Pull the ABS fuse and ABS relay and see what that does for you.
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