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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-06-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Coolant Leak

It could be running down the fire wall from heater core hose.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-05-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Pitman Arm Removal

I just went through the same thing on my old ford truck. The Pitman arm was on there good. Like you,i was deforming the nut on the puller. I got it off buy using some pb blaster and tapping(not...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-22-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Heater core possible fix

I just went through the same thing with heater core. Pull back passengers side carpet and check for anti-freeze. If heater core is leaking they'll probably be some under there. Dry it out and keep a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-26-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Idle and stalling issue

Not real sure,hopefully Frango or another more experienced member might chime in, would the o2 sensors going to the bad affect the idling?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-26-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Idle and stalling issue

Same here on the tps change
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-18-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,186
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Multiple cylinder misfire, HELP Please!

Are ther any codes when you do the key dance?(turn to on posistion 3 times but don't crank)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-06-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,510
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Replace light in gear shifter 2004 jeep grand Cherokee

OK,so the plan of attack would be; snip the wires at the black box(which would be the inverter?) ,splice in the light strip,and turn it on? That would be great if it was that simple!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-06-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,510
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Replace light in gear shifter 2004 jeep grand Cherokee

That would be great. This will probably help quite a few people including myself. I wonder if the dimmer control still works.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-06-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,510
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Replace light in gear shifter 2004 jeep grand Cherokee

Looks like we are getting closer to a fix for this issue. I would really like to see the end results!!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-04-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By Thumper828
Re: 4.7 Engine

with a new motor,you would know exactly what ya got. cheaper than new car.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-04-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By Thumper828
Heater Core

Well, had to replace heater core. That one stung me quite a bit . Had all the work done, parts and all 305$. Pretty reasonable ,I think. Seems like they did a good job. Everything seems to still...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-04-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Thumper828
Re: help!!! problem! dealer ruined my car!

I hope they'll make it right.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-02-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Thumper828
Re: help!!! problem! dealer ruined my car!

I would definately call the service manager. Man, that bites !!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-23-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,304
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Unable to remove knob from shifter lever

I will keep an eye out for said thread. Thanks.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-23-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,304
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Unable to remove knob from shifter lever

I've been keeping track of your progress, as I am curious as what causes the lights to fail. My shift console selector lights don't come on unless I've been driving for a hour or better. Maybe try a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Right Front, Srange whizzing.

It was the wheel hub assembly. Changed both. Wasn't too aggrivating. took about 3 hrs. The jeep really feels good now. 170,000 miles on it, they looked like the original hubs. Both were in bad...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-18-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Right Front, Srange whizzing.

I,m leaning toward the wheel bearing/hub assembly. Haven't got a chance to put it up on the jack yet,will do in the morning. Hopefully it will be pretty staight forward swap. i just changed my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 02-18-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Thumper828
Re: TPS change-need torx size

My 4.7 has the t20. Not sure about 4.0. Most all my sets of screw driver bits has them.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Transmission Shudder

You could test you Throttle Posistion sensor, If you have a ohm meter.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Thumper828
Right Front, Srange whizzing.

Hey Guys, hope ya'll could help me once again. I have a strange whizzing/whirring sound, seems to be comming from the right front.If you have ever put a put a blade of grass in between your thumbs...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-12-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

Hey thanks, didn't know about that. I like to know all I can about things.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-11-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

I put a digital meter, in every combination, of all the connectors. It would buzz a "short" on only two seperate combination. It seemed to me the actual switch had to be pressed in almost 1/4 of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-06-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

I am thoroughly convinced the brake switch was the issue.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-04-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,010
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Hydraulic Radiator Fan 4.7L Questions Please

here's some good reading

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f6/why-do-i-like-the-4-7l-engine-2219.html
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-31-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Thumper828
Re: 02-04 wj recall

I got one. Something about the airbag. It also told me that chrysler didnt have the parts but would notify me when they did.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-31-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

I put about about 40+/- miles on it today. So far so good. I'll keep you guys updated.

Thanks for the input and advice.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-30-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

Ok, so installed speed sensors. Everything was fine for about 10-12. Smooth shifting, nothing erratic, and cruise control worked great. Then back to the same ole thing. Rpms up and down, no cruise...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

I was able to swing the speed sensor, will keep you updated
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

Thanks for the Link!! Where does the line pressure sensor go?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Erratic Transmission Shifts

I'll try the speed sensors. Most of my research tends to lead me in that direction as well. I guess the thing to do would be replace both. Sure hate to see the money go.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Thumper828
Erratic Transmission Shifts

Hi all. Hoping for alittle help. I have a 02 WJ with a 4.7. The Tranny keeps shifting back and forth between gears. I thought it may be a TPS issue. I recently replaced the TPS for the same issue. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-20-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Adjusting headlights

Look at the radiator cross members. At the rear of the head light housing there is a little hole. If you got a flashlight you can see the adjustment screw. I believe its a T20. Tightning the screw...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-10-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By Thumper828
Re: 2003 Grand Cherokee Transmission issues

To get that resanator box off just wiggle up,down, left and right a little. Make sure you get the hose clamp that holds it to the throttle body good and loose. it comes off fairly easily. I had to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-03-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,114
Posted By Thumper828
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Thumper828
Re: New Member. New WJ has a tail light problem

I'm not sure about the by pass, but if you decide to replace check out Rock Auto.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-29-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Thumper828
Re: I A C Cleaning

Just a quick update. I was able to clean everything with no issues. There was quite alot of build up. Thanks for all your help!!
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-08-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Thumper828
Re: I A C Cleaning

I would rather go that route, but mopar is so high on their parts. I'm not having no rough idle issues yet. Just trying to do a little preventive maintance. I've had the ole' jeep about 4 months and...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-07-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Thumper828
Re: I A C Cleaning

Thanks Frango, the link was very informative .I may take your advice in cleaning the entire throttle body. Is there any gaskets that may tear, when i take it off? Anything I need to "not do"?

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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Thumper828
I A C Cleaning

I'm gonna clean my iac sensor. I'm hoping a few of you guys could give me some "do" and "do not" tips.

Thanks in Advance
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 12-03-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By Thumper828
Re: Long trip preparation

Grab some tire Plugs.
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