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Our Jeep service shop is conveniently located in Lansing, MI.
Why Jeep Owners Choose Chuck's Garage Lansing
- Best Value: Every customer and their Jeep is unique. And they get unique options and solutions for their situation. Everything from how the work is done and the parts used impacts your Jeep service cost. As we get to know you and your Jeep we will tailor the Jeep service options to your needs.
- Affordable Jeep Dealership Alternative: You will get the same or better level of expertise and experience as you’d find at a Jeep dealership.
- ASE Certified Technicians: With over three decades in business, our Jeep technicians have years of experience and education, and show it day in and day out in their Jeep repair work.
- Customer Service: We are dedicated to fabulous customer experience. We are a local Jeep repair shop and treat our customers like the neighbors and friends.
Expert Jeep Technicians
We have been servicing Jeeps, like yours, every day, in Lansing, MI for over 30 years. We are experts on Jeep problem repair. Check out our Jeep technician experience, skills, and training. Our ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified Jeep mechanics in Lansing, MI have the training and experience and state of-the-art computerized Jeep diagnosis tools to service your Jeep correctly.
Our specialized Jeep diagnostic equipment makes identifying Jeep problems link to Jeep Problems section below] quickly, and accurately. Get your Jeep back on the road quickly, fixed correctly, as economically as possible! We prioritize customer convenience!
Jeep builds rugged vehicles that can take you off the beaten path. But Jeeps require regular maintenance and technicians who know how to fix them.
Keeping your Jeep on a regular preventative maintenance schedule ensures it stays safe and reliable for you and your family. Our Jeep experience makes us aware of the common Jeep problems, and how to fix them economically.
Our special Jeep 4x4 inspection and Jeep maintenance and repair service ensure that your Jeep is fixed accurately and at a fair price. We know Jeep and can recommend what repairs can wait, what Jeep issues to watch, and what Jeep problems need to be done as soon as possible.
Our ultimate goal is to provide excellent Jeep service. We are eager to discuss how to keep your Jeep reliable, safe, and economical.
Jeep Repair, Maintenance, & Services
Some of the scheduled Jeep maintenance & servicing that your Jeep SUV may need include:
- Jeep Oil Change Lube Service
- Jeep Tune Up
- Jeep Radiator - Coolant Antifreeze Change Flush
- Jeep Air Filter Replacement
- Jeep A/C Air Conditioning service
- Jeep Wheel Alignment
- Jeep Timing Chain Replacement
- Jeep Brake Inspection Check Repair Service
- Jeep 4x4 Inspection Service
- Jeep Transmission Service & Repair
Our highly skilled, experienced Jeep technicians undergo constant training. We guarantee your Jeep will be serviced correctly and promptly. With many years of experience in the automotive repair industry, we are aware of how to service your Jeep so it runs like new. You can trust your Jeep service to Chuck's Garage Lansing.
Located in Lansing, MI, Chuck's Garage Lansing also serves the surrounding areas including: East Lansing, MI; West Lansing, MI; Dewitt, MI; Dimondale, MI; Grand Ledge, MI; Okemos, MI; and Ingham County.
Jeeps are special vehicles with common problems. Frequent Jeep problems are TIPM failure, suspension problems, and issues with the specialized four-wheel drive systems. The average mechanic does not understand the nuances for repairing Jeeps. Our Jeep mechanics are very experienced and well trained in the use of the newest equipment and technology for Jeep repair. This knowledge and expertise helps to save our clients Jeep repair costs and gets the job done right the first time.
Problem: Jeep death wobble problem is a violent shaking of the steering wheel when your Jeep hits a bump in the road. This Jeep problem is caused by damaged or worn suspension parts. Other contributors to Jeep death wobble problem are over-size wheels and tires, worn shock absorbers, frame cracks, and needing a Jeep wheel alignment.
Repair: Jeep death wobble problem can be a complex, difficult, and costly issue to repair. There is rarely just a single cause. Typically there are many causes and each is accumulative over time. Often it is a process of elimination starting with the repair of worst problems until the problem is solved.
Jeep death wobble repair starts with a diagnostic steering and suspension inspection, replacement of worn parts, and a Jeep wheel alignment.
Common worn Jeep suspension parts are:
- Jeep steering box
- Jeep pitman arm joint
- Jeep tie-rod ends
- Jeep ball joints
- Jeep track bar
- Jeep drag link
- Jeep upper control arm bushings
- Jeep lower control arm bushings
- Jeep suspension bushings
- Jeep steering stabilizer
- Jeep steering knuckles
- Jeep steering shaft joint wear
- Jeep sway bar links
- Jeep wheel bearings
Problem: TIPM Failure. A TIPM or Totally Integrated Power Module failure commonly appears as fuel or battery related issue. Common TIPM failure symptoms may include intermittent failure, complete failure, or a system component staying on all the time, such as the fuel pump running continuously.
Cause: Most common cause of TIPM problem is faulty relays. The most common TIPM problems we see are 2011-2013 model year fuel relays and 2007-2013 front windshield wiper or door lock relays.
Repair: TIPM diagnostic; TIPM module replacement.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee minor brake pedal pulsation. A minor brake pedal pulsation may be felt at highway speeds.
Cause: Can be caused by rough brake rotor surface. Low quality brake pads may deposit material onto the brake rotor surfaces causing vibration when the brakes are applied.
Repair: The front brake pads should be replacement and the brake rotors should be machined or replaced.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Brake Pulsations
Cause: warped front brake rotors or variations in the thickness of the rotors. Wheel bearing hub run-out can also cause brake pulsation.
Repair: wheel hub run-out should be checked and hub replaced if not within specification. Brake rotor thickness variations, or rotor run-out, can be reduced be machining or replacing the brake rotors.
Problem: Jeep Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal Leak and Jeep transfer Case Leak.
Cause: seal failure due to age and high vehicle mileage. Damaged seals can be common on Jeeps used in rough 4x4 conditions.
Repair: Transfer case leakage normally occurs at the case-mating surfaces and requires removal of the transfer case to reseal. Jeep differential pinion seal leak requires Jeep pinion seal replacement.
Problem: Jeep 3.6 engine loud ticking noise at idle, engine miss fire, check engine light.
Cause: worn camshaft, worn valve lifters, worn valve rocker arms.
Repair: camshaft replacement, valve lifter replacement, rocker arm replacement.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee engine performance problems due to poor Engine Control Unit (ECU) wire connections.
Cause: Poor connections of the ECU wires at the bulkhead can cause erratic engine speed and engine-stalling.
Repair: Repair the affected connector wires or cleaning and replacing terminals in the connector.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Ignition wires may fail and cause engine performance problems. Ignition wire failures can cause a rough idle or intermittent engine misfire. There might not be a check engine light.
Repair: Jeep ignition wire replacement.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Engine Oil Leaks, Valve Cover leaks, Oil Pan leaks, and Timing Cover Gasket leaks.
Repair: Jeep valve cover gasket replacement, Jeep oil pan gasket replacement, Jeep timing cover gasket replacement, engine shampoo cleaning.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Engine Performance Problems Due to Residue on Throttle Body.
Cause: The throttle body may accumulate an oily, black residue in the throttle bores and on the throttle plate causing hard starting or possibly stalling when coming to a stop.
Repair: The throttle body should be cleaned.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Exhaust Manifolds Can Crack Where Pipes Are Welded. A ticking type noise from the engine area due to an exhaust manifold that has cracked where the pipes are welded.
Repair: exhaust manifold replacement.
Problem: Jeep Cherokee Throttle Position Sensor Failure.
Cause: The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating.
Repair: throttle position sensor TPS replacement.
Problem: Jeep Commander Warm Air From the Instrument Panel Outlets When Cold Has Been Selected. Vehicles with manual temperature control may develop a condition where warm air is coming from the instrument panel outlets when cold has been selected. Jeep Commander model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Repair: Replace heater air distribution housing.
Problem: Jeep Grand Cherokee HVAC Temperature Blend Recirculation Doors May Fail and Cause AC Problems. Temperature blend and recirculation doors commonly fail. Causes AC modes not to change or the temperature to be different on the left and right sides. Jeep Grand Cherokee model years affected: 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Repair: Replace blend air doors, recirculation door, door link, HVAC sub-assembly housing, new heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) sub-assemblies.
Problem: Jeep Commander Abnormal Noise From HVAC Blower. Abnormal noise from Jeep HVAC blower motor as a result of debris ingestion. Jeep Commander model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008.
Repair: remove debris from blower housing, install air baffle screen on the inlet opening under the cowl grill to prevent a re-occurrence of the problem.