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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-04-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Me Fix
Re: 01 Wj rear cat delete general question

Without the complete O2 system working you will most likely be burning more fuel, the engine may even run rough and the exhaust may smell very bad. Why would you not want the emissions system to be...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-04-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
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Re: Power Steering Fluid

I want to thank everyone for taking the time to read this thread. After I posted it, I found several other threads concerning the same or simular issues with power steering fluid.

I went to our...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-02-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
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Re: Power Steering Fluid

I bet the Valvoline product is more reasonable in price than the $17.00 MS 10838 qt I bought. I can take it back and may do that after a couple of days. It hard to imagine that we cannot use other...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-02-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
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Power Steering Fluid

I have read that Jeep owners should use only the correct power steering fluid. I also read in the specs here that I should use only MS5931 fluid which I can get at the "Steelership". So this morning...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-11-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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Re: EVIC Problem

This problem does not keep me from driving and so when I get a chance, I will see if I can remove the EVIC module from the mount and have a look at the assembly. I know circuit boards very weel as i...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-06-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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Re: EVIC Problem

G301 whcih appears to be the ground point for the wiring from the EVIC may be under the carpet inside under the drivers seat or there along side. I have not yet looked at that, but I did look inside...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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Re: EVIC Problem

Whatever happened to Me Fix as I have the same problem. Back when I started this thread, it was very cold. Once the weather warmed up, the problem went away. So I figured, "you can't fix something...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
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Re: Weird Problem???

I posted a question about my EVIC a couple of months ago and had no response. I put it back up again by responding with my own answer. I am still having the same problem which comes and goes with...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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Re: EVIC Problem

I am refreshing this request for help as i have not had any responses to this problem with my overhead console system. Cold conditions seem to render this system dead while warm conditions bring it...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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Re: EVIC Problem

Yes you did and thank you very much. I just hate that when it happens. Makes you look really bad. Now for the origional problem!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
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EVIC Problem

The EVIC overhead console is showing signs of a problem. I park inside a heated garage so the Jeep stays warm even if it's 12 deg F outside like this morning. If I go out the EVIC seems to look...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
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Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

My Overland is a 2004 and it does look like it only displays the 4 on ground tires. After checking and setting the pressures at or as close to 35 PSI as I can with the stick guage I have and doing...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
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Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

Thanks again for responding. My spare does have a pressure sensor valve stem, but I do not see a spare reading in the overhead data center console. I think the system only looks at the four tires on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
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Re: 4 Wheel Drive

Worth Fixin' ???? You have to be the one to decide that one. 200,000 miles is not the only measuring stick on any of todays cars. You said you had a mechanic drive your Jeep. Did he do any of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-14-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
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Re: 4 Wheel Drive

So what is working at this time? The front or the backand are both wheels on the front or back pulling? Have you ever changed the differential fluids and transfer case fluid? That should be done on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
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Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

Thank you both for responding. I know about air density as the outside air cools, but I didn't know the window at 25 PSI on and 28 PSI off. Also I don't recall seeing the spare on the overhead...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
Posted By Me Fix
Tire Air Pressure Sensors

My 2004 Overland has the Rogue Wheels and the tire air pressure sensor system.

I park in a heated garage so the condition does not show up until after I have been out for awhile. It seems that...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-16-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,738
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Re: a/c only from defrost vents

It's not always just the doors that give problems. The troubleshooting procedures Frank has suggested are very important to finding your real problem or problems. It would be a shame to take out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-14-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
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Re: Heated seats

Yes, there is a recall on the seat heaters. I remember reading somewhere that the replacement heaters only produce about half the heat the origionals put out. The recall was because the heaters got...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 08-13-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,248
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Re: Transmission Service

Just finished servicing the transmission. I spent $121.77 at the "stealership" for both filters, a tube of sealer and seven Qts of fluid. After reading the transmission service procedure and going...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-23-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
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Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

Excellant advise! If yuo pay to have someone, a dealer or whoever to take apart the dash to get to a problem within the housing, why not do as Frank suggests. The cost is in taking out and putting...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
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Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

OH NO! The head gasket could very well be at issue. I've delt with more than one head gasket issue. One allowed coolant into the oil passage which then mixed with the oil. I had a head gasket on our...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,945
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Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

When you leak coolant into a cylinder through a head gasket crack, doesn't that cylinder cause a misfire or shake in the idle. Also it may cause a long crank to start issue or at least longer than...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-19-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
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Re: Engine issue

When moving, when going, I assume you mean when you are driving down the road. At what speed or all speeds? Has the transmission shifted thru all the gears when you hear or feel the strain. Has the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 06-18-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,248
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Re: Transmission Service

Thanks Frank for getting back. I appreciate your knowledge and tips. I remember learning from a guy here at a transmission shop about how he would use a ball pin hammer to straighten the metal pan...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 06-18-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,248
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Transmission Service

I would like to service or change the fluid in my 04 Overland. It has the 4.0 HO engine. Now with 128,000 miles and not knowing about the previous owners records, I think it's a good idea to do it. I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-10-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,152
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Re: Steering Wheel Play

I am not sure about this, but there almost has to be bushings or bearings in the top and bottom of the steering column. Can you grab hold of the shaft coming down to the U joint and feel any up and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-10-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
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Re: HELP i can't figure out this front end noise on my wj

I'd say hub bearing. That is exactlly the sound I had coming from the right front. Mine would come and go. It made no difference as to the outdoor temp. or if I had driven awhile or not.

I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-31-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,286
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Re: '02 wj differential service

Something to remember about taking the cover off. First, if the fill plug screws in, loosen or remove it first because it can be difficult to screw out once the cover is off. Also, I didn't see any...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-30-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
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Re: 01 Jeep Noise in DriveLine??

In another thread in regards to noise or vibration issues, I mentioned the use of a dyno machine where the car or Jeep can be strapped down on rollers that help simulate driving under a strain. That...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-30-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
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Re: noise from diff??

Has the transmission fluid ever been changed? Does it smell burnt? Does it look red or perhaps very dark red or brown per your dip stick? With over 100,000 miles, it might be a good idea to change...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-29-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
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Re: noise from diff??

Yes, it is very hard to help someone with a noise because it can come from so many different things. I just delt with a noise which was coming from the front. At first I wondered if it was a u joint,...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-11-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
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Re: Thirsty 4.7

I am getting 18.8 miles per gallon with my 2004 Overland with the HO power plant and 3.37 gears which came with the trailer package that is on my used ride. If i go on the highway and reset the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-06-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,003
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Re: 2003 4.7L Engine Decision

It sounds like you enjoy a challange. I like that! I mentioned that you might have some issues with many of the sensors and stuff, but because I have never "met the challenge" I just was not sure....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-04-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
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Re: Trouble shooting 4 X 4 CV joint or .....

Four loose lug nuts, yes four of the five were loose. One was still tight which kept me from feeling that the wheel was loose while it was the small amount of play between the studs and the holes...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-04-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,003
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Re: 2003 4.7L Engine Decession

What about going to the junk yard and maybe finding an WJ with and HO engine. If you were lucky, you might be able to get everything needed to simply replace what you have now. Or if you can find an...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-03-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,003
Posted By Me Fix
Re: 2003 4.7L Engine Decession

Why do you want the HO engine? Lots to think about here!

Two bad cylinders suggests a complete rebuild. It can be very hard on other parts after fixing up two cylinders. It's like doing a valve...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,881
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Re: Cv boot torn!!!

Like Frank said, dirt is the problem and the fact that the greese will leave the joint when the boot is torn. A damaged boot can go unnoticed for awhile because you may not know what or when it...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-01-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By Me Fix
Re: best place for serpentine belt?

What about these tools? Does anyone remember the part numbers for these tools at AutoZone. That might help others as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 01-01-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
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Re: Thanks and farewell

It happens to lots of folks, "saying they will never have another one". Maybe you did have a bad one and maybe the next one would not even dring you to the forum, who knows.

I used to work for...
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