'07 Jeep Cherokee won't start then starts


Asked by Aug 04, 2015 at 08:40 PM about the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

You helped some one with this problem before
and your answer didn't post... This is a copy of
what happened..
Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4. I began having
issues with it not wanting to start as of this past
Monday. Over most of the day I tried over and
over to start my car with the same results, click. A
warning message flashed on my instrument bezel
reading "Transmission Over Temp" but my car had
been sitting for hours. I looked online and found
feedback to this Transmission Over Temp warning
message which suggested a defective (TCM)
Transmission Control Module. Towards the very
later end of that same day I tried one last time to
start my car and it started. Still having the problem
can you please tell me what I can do to fix this
myself.... Thank you

1 Answer


if it dosn't turn over when you turn the key or you here a click only, try to tap starter with a hammer if it turns over and starts your starter is on its way out. If it doesn't turn over at all then its (the starter) probably toast. hope it works out for you, good luck. P.S. check all starter conections, and battery conections for corrosian and clean them as well.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2009 Jeep G. Cherokee will not start 42 answers

    Car has power all accessories functioning, but doesn't start. Turn key & nothing happens (doesn't turn over at all). Happened several times in past few days but keep turning key & would start after s...

    2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 jeep grand Cherokee laredo 7 answers

    Just purchased a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and just had a problem starting the Laredo. I turned the car off and tried to start it up and it wouldn't start in "PARK". Then I trying to shift it ...

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 1993 Grand Cherokee won't start 7 answers

    My 1993 Grand Cherokee would not start unless the key was left on for 40 to 50 seconds before cranking. Finally it wouldn't start at all. I had it towed to a mechanic and he said the securiy system wa...

    1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1994 jeep grand Cherokee limited starts n cuts off 2 answers

    My jeep won't stay started it cut right off . I don't know if its the security system

    1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Jeep cherokee turns off while driving. new crank sensor new distributor and still having problems 110 answers

    1994 Jeep cherokee

    1994 Jeep Cherokee 2 Dr Sport


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 inuevafreak
Reputation 1,780
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,610
#3 thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Wrangler"
441 Great Deals out of 16,282 listings starting at $3,400
Used Ford Explorer"
1,336 Great Deals out of 71,680 listings starting at $300
Used Toyota 4Runner"
356 Great Deals out of 18,763 listings starting at $2,400
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited"
313 Great Deals out of 34,246 listings starting at $8,998
Used Dodge Durango"
389 Great Deals out of 22,633 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
1,056 Great Deals out of 36,219 listings starting at $1,700
Used Dodge Charger"
641 Great Deals out of 29,897 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150"
3,183 Great Deals out of 216,374 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,466 Great Deals out of 143,822 listings starting at $1,995
Used Jeep Liberty"
371 Great Deals out of 9,263 listings starting at $998
Used BMW X5"
550 Great Deals out of 15,427 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Edge"
1,168 Great Deals out of 49,962 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang"
718 Great Deals out of 41,256 listings starting at $900
Used Dodge Challenger"
451 Great Deals out of 25,337 listings starting at $7,980

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale
1,485 listings starting at $26,688
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 1,441 listings starting at $20,474
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 248 listings starting at $21,700
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 244 listings starting at $16,993
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 190 listings starting at $12,985