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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-11-2015, 12:53 PM
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Views: 273
Posted By viper4024
Drive shaft balancing?

Rear cv went bad on my front drive shaft. Instead of just replacing the cv, I ordered a brand new one from Detroit Axle. Problem is, after installing, I get a pretty hard core vibration around 55...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 01-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By viper4024
Re: Shock change

Yeah, I threw that beefy Moog damper on a week or two ago, should have done that a long time ago. Huge difference on control.

As far as shocks go though, I'm debating on getting the KYB's...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 01-15-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By viper4024
Shock change

I'm going to replacing my shocks soon. Just wondering if anyone has any pointers on extra parts I should pick up right away and certain brands they recommend? I'm looking for a decent ride, but...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

This whole thread and video should help someone else troubleshoot their problem too I'm guessing.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

I actually did it on the hoist. Took out the rear shaft, lowered it back down to where someone could get back in. Left the wheels off the ground, and with the brakes applied, it gave me all the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

maybe i'll keep the old case instead of taking it back for the core charge. see if i can fix it myself and sell it.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

got a case for 450 from a salvage yard. the chain looked like it was more than i was wanted to tackle. i figured there was probably more wrong in the t-case than just the chain and i'd be opening a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

Good news, changed the transfer case today, flushed the diff and filled with mopar 75-140, mopar slip additive, and filled transfer case with mopar 247 fluid. I've got some other odds and ends to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

good idea, if it gives me the noise, then it's the chain. but if it doesn't then it could be something in the differential?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-05-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

looked into a junk yard 247, running 450 for that one. about the same on ebay. i can pick u a new chain for under 50 dollars though. so i think i'll go in the route of seeing how hard it is to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-05-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

http://youtu.be/Y3KmlOJZmYQ

Better video of the sound it's making. just changed the cv shaft, still doing the same thing. thats the sound when its trying to get traction in the front.

I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

the popping is about 2.5 seconds into the video. sounds like a mini gun going off.

the transfer case fluid was changed when tranny was changed. but next check is to take the axle shaft back...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

Video clip of the sound my drive train makes when losing traction in the rear and the driver front has torque transfered to it. 2 seconds into video u can hear the popping. This is after I did...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-20-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

kinda at a loss at this point. put a different drive shaft in and the problem continued.

i went to the dealer today to pick up mopar fluids to flush the diff again, but my pinion seal is leaking....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

pulled out the front shaft and the chatter is gone. felt like quite a bit of play in it where it hit the xfer case. i'm gonna take the front drive shaft out of father in law's jeep, which is in my...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-09-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

so just test it without a shaft at all? should i cover the ports at all?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-08-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By viper4024
Re: Heated seats

link below might help ya.

Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ - Power and heated seats (http://www.wjjeeps.com/seats/seats.htm)
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By viper4024
Re: Heated seats

probably a heating element broken inside the seat itself.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

so after more research, my next guess is my propeller shaft cv joint is bad. i do have leakage from the joint where the shaft hits the diff and there is a little bit of play when i try to move it...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 12-03-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By viper4024
Re: Left Front Axle & Bearing R&R

Replaced both my cv axles last year and it wasn't terrible even living in wisconsin with all the salt on the roads. the only thing i remember in axle shaft difference is whether or not you have...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By viper4024
Re: Heater blend doors

how much you looking for? and do you have the drive connector that hooks to the actuator?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

Also, as far as a sound clip, the road noise and exhaust is louder than the mic can pick up. I can hear it, but a mic isn't able to catch it over all the noise.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

update on situation

Like I mentioned above, after the fluid change, I had more problems then originally stated. After pulling the tranny and checking the pan, it looks like the clutch was going...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

just that fine particle sludge. bit of copper looking dust too.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-25-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

yes, it continues to do it with o/d off
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

So, after a fluid/filter change and a bottle of lucus, it's still doing it.

More specifically, it's not necessarily doing it just in overdrive though. It seems to do it when it get over 50-55+...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-24-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
Re: transmission overdrive slip/chatter

Color is fine, but I know I need to change the fluid/filters no matter what. I've never changed it till now, and I've had it for 60k. Not sure if it was done before that.

So I should get a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-24-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,215
Posted By viper4024
transmission overdrive slip/chatter

So, my issue is this.... For a year or two now, my jeep wouldn't lock into that final gear till something got warmed up. If it's 70+ degrees, there's not a real problem and will lock in pretty...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 11-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By viper4024
Re: Heater blend doors

Thanks for the validation. I've come across another site stating to do the same thing as the link you provided. I cut open the side and my doors are in fact busted. I just need the heat right now...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 11-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By viper4024
Heater blend doors

I'm curious if anyone has done the repair on blend doors without pulling dash? I found a kit that says it can be done, but I'm wondering if anyone has actually tried it.
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 02-16-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By viper4024
Re: brake calipers

99 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Brake Pad Set - Brake - ATE Premium One Ceramic, Akebono, Bendix, Centric, EBC, Hawk, Monroe, NPN, PBR, Top Stop, Wagner, Front, Rear - PartsGeek...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 02-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By viper4024
brake calipers

So, I've already changed the front brakes/rotors and they were akebono. I'm 99% sure the rears are teves, but I'm confused on the site where I'm ordering the pads from. Basically, what's the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-03-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By viper4024
Re: fuel pump wire harness

yeah, it had a small red clip. i did get it after a bit more fighting. had some sand and dirt in it causing it to stick. grabbed a small jewelers screwdriver and pried it apart at the base.
...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-03-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By viper4024
fuel pump wire harness

i'm trying to get the wire harness quick disconnect apart and i'm failing to do so. used a screw driver to try to pry it apart but it's seized together. i've been fighting with it for a half hour...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-03-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By viper4024
Re: WJ's might be in for a Recall

any update on this?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-03-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,323
Posted By viper4024
Re: 1999 LIMITED GRAND CHEROKEE 4.7 v8 fuel line problem

this post is over a month old, but i thought i'd weigh in on it just in case someone came across this.

2 of the lines can be removed easily by hand by just pinching the tabs and pulling. the...
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