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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-03-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,505
Posted By howiedodat
Re: AC not working on passenger side?

Well, mine went from not working on the passengersid to not working at all Sunday afternoon while sitting in traffic. Worked better once we were moving. Just put in a 14 oz can of refrigerant in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-15-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,505
Posted By howiedodat
Re: AC not working on passenger side?

My 2005 Limited has the dual zone AC. The other day it did just what yours did , cold only on the drivers side. Mine "fixed" its self. Its ok now. Hope you find what it is so I can start saving for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By howiedodat
Re: HELP stranded no start comeputer issue?

Make sure to check the terminal at the starter. My 05 had issues with that coonnection.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-10-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By howiedodat
Re: anyone had to buy a battery yet?

Just put one in my 2005 Limited 108000 miles on the clock. It was starting to die if lights or radio were on for a short length of time. Advance Auto 3 year full replacement, 8 year warranty....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-05-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Thanks! I hope, when this plays out, it may help others identifiy the problem if, God forbid, it happens to them.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-04-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Transmission Cooler for HEMI?

Hello,

My '05 5.7 has one from the factory. I would assume yours may as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-04-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Hello All,

I Just wanted to state I am not trying to hijack the thread. Since I was having the ETC light come on it might be relevant to Electronic Control problems. If its an issue I will make...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-03-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

UPDATE: Picked the Jeep up today, started right up-just like old times. $435 lighter and heavy one new Throttle Body. Drove about 5 miles and stopped off to pay my auto insurance. Came out of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Hemi plug changing

I also use the NGK V Power. Good quality and good price.
IMO, of course.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Hemi plug changing

O, and lose the champions...IMO.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Hemi plug changing

The only thing I would suggest is some anti-sieze on the plugs. Steel plug in an Aluminum head = bad things.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Thanks. I couldnt be sure it was the throttle body so I didnt want to start to just change parts. I dont believe the plugs are bad either. The Jeep ran one minute and the wouldnt start the next. No...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

YEs , I know. The throttle body from Jeep is $190 and what, 4 or 5 screws. With the tow bill and the "traditional" $100 diagnostic I'm in for $200 already. My concern is the plug change. I told them...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Hemi plug changing

Hello, I have done my own in my 2005 Limited 5.7. Is there a question you need answered on the procedure ?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

For all that may want he info, I just got the call from the Jeep Stealership. (I mean that literally, you'll see why) they say its the Throttle Body, $450 with labor. Thats life I guess. About my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-31-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Thanks for the info. Removed the neg cable and reset with no change. Just cranks away. The ETC light flases as its cranking. I sure don't want to go to the dealer, but my concern is a "local" shop my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-29-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Thanks for the thought, but it didn't help.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-29-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,870
Posted By howiedodat
Re: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) .. let's discuss

Hello All !! I have a Limited 5.7. This morning it decided not to start, will crank but no start. I get the flashing red ETC light and the ESP disabled message. Has not set a code or MIL. Any help or...
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