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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-21-2015, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I hope that turns out to be true for you but I fear the "we can explore" is the out--if they said "we'll do whatever it takes to make it right" I'd be shocked and amazed. I talked to the Vice...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-20-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Weeelllllll--might as well plan on buying the kit if that may help. My solution was to sell the freaking thing. If it's not a factory part=a dealer will not install it. This has been going on for 5...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-13-2015, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Well...I went back to a Ford Excursion. I had one for 10 years which was rear wheel drive that never had an major issues. If something did happen, the dealer could fix it. I traded it in on a new...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

What kills me is I wrote--a real letter to corporate headquarters and a guy calls me back immediately. He starts implying its the dealer. A Chimp with a ratchet set could change shocks.

Hell I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Shelton I rarely come into this forum now. I had the same problems and I finally reached my limit and sold it. I had a 2011 Overland 5.7 wih every bell and whistle. by 40K, it had had 5 sets of...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,561
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Any new Updates heard for a WK2 Programmer - BullyDog, HyperTech, SuperChip

I never had any problems with mine. ..no warning lights or conflicts. I used it for 2 1/2 years. I have mine for sale if your engine is a 5.7 l hemi--I'd have to check but I'm pretty sure it works...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

[QUOTE=1st jeep;1098161]Seems to be coming back with a vengeance. Bummer

Those little bushings don't help anything because that friggin top cap is over them.
Get rid of those little bastards and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-30-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I'm afraid I have to plead ignorance to the self leveling shocks. Someone looked a little while ago and could not find an aftermarket shock yet. I would assume your Jeep is set up with the same upper...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-29-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Watcher58
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-27-2014, 09:13 PM
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

All I can tell you is that I have had over 2000 quiet miles since removing the metal cap. I think the combination of the inside part of the mount hanging out in space where you can stick your finger...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-25-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

This is the crappy thing... #1
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Sorry I don't as we were doing it at the dealer. Its a small town dealership so you don't get the BS like you would at some. http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_1700214.pdf If you look at this tsb...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

You have to pull the entire shock. When you take it out, the cover is basically a loose piece of metal that sits over the top of the mount. When you take it off you will see where the top of the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Mine is still quiet after 3 months--of JUST having the shocks replaced and leaving the little metal cover off that sits-yes sits-on top of the shock mount (covers the bolt at the end of the shock)...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-07-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Yes quadralift uses nitrogen filled compressor sysem to level. However, be sure you get verification before you buy the shocks. The fix with the rubber bushings will not fit my shocks. There are...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-06-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Monroe makes shocks that will replace my rear shocks which is for quadralift. I do not know if those are the same shocks or not but it might be a place to start. They're sitting in my garage for when...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I've read that in a couple of places in the last 2 days. You ever feel like you're just banging your head on the wall? Wonder what's next?--
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-12-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Angry Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I feel your pain brother! Until the shocks screw up again (I pray not) I am on to the "Hemi Tick" not to mention a squeak in the front end. Vulgarities are the only way I could begin to express my...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

1900 on backorder==that says something doesn't it? I had mine ordered the next day after the TSB and managed to get them.

Just be aware that the fix is only for these they listed:

NOTE: This...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Ok here is the latest. Lock up your guns and throw away knives and sharp instruments. I have a 2011 Overland built on 5/11. I spent 5 hours at the dealer today. Bottom line, the bushing kit will not...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-10-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

OK fellas--the bushing kits for the shocks have been ordered. They won't be available from Chrysler until 7/16/14 per my dealer. Will let you know how it goes. Finally the 10TH TSB puts forth a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-02-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,589
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rear end Clunking and rattling noise! :((

Well well isn't that interesting. So they totally eliminated any direct metal to metal contact between the shaft and upper shock mount. That suggests that the shaft was banging against the mount...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,589
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rear end Clunking and rattling noise! :((

2nd time they tried that. Thankfully I ordered and took new upper mounts with me to the dealer and had them replaced at same time as shocks--few weeks ago. Guess I'll know soon enough. Still quiet--3...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-29-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I have never had to replace but 1 set of shocks in my driving life of 40 years and that was on a 7700 lb Ford Excursion. 4 sets and now aftermarket with broken seals. This suspension is major screwed...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

For what its worth, if I had the knowledge in front of me that you have I would have been crunching numbers big time. After a few times with this crap I would have traded in a heart beat. Here it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

How did they come up with the coil spring idea--I'm assuming you had shock problems as well-or did you just have a clunk w/o shock issues?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Thumbs down Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

$650 per shock? Monroes around 100 and Chrysler $650? Did you see how his pupils reacted to light??
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Wll Ladies and Gents--Set #5 of rear shocks--yes that was 5 as in between 4 and 6-have now been installed on my Overland. Quiet so far. I don't bounce down the road--both were completely shot--maybe...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Have one of those as well. Likes to squeek over speed bumps and they said it was brake calipers--lubed them and it stopped. I dont think your dealer would give you any trouble. This deal with the GC...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I shoved a bunch of grease on top of the mounts and it quieted them down but it still bounces like a mother. It is absolutely unbelievable that we've put a man on the moon and built an international...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Oil in air intake hose

Thanks! Just ordered a new pcv valve. Do you just spray the tb with carburetor cleaner? Clean the hose that way too?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Watcher58
Oil in air intake hose

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7 L 41K miles

I was changing my air filter on my AirRaid system and I notice oil accumulating
in about a 4 to 5 inch area about where the pcv hose connects to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,561
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Any new Updates heard for a WK2 Programmer - BullyDog, HyperTech, SuperChip

Know this is a bit late but have had the Hypertech Interceptor for a year at least.Really improved performance in conjunction with high flow air induction system. I have an AirRaid System. If you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Cool Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Since Satan has cursed this suspension, I am emailing Monroe directly to see if this is true or just a cruel disappointment. Will post answer :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Has anyone tried the Monroe Reflex shocks?? I got an agent online at JC Whitney as I thought it was too good to be true. They are $84 and have nothing to do with &%)_&^%#)&^)@!&#^^!!Chrysler
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

BTW, a few months ago when it was -29 degrees here in MT, I experienced an even stranger phenomen. I'm leaving working and as I drive out the parking lot the front end goes up. It does not repond to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-20-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I don't know what you call it but I'll say the joust connection at the top fits into a hard plastic mount. I greased that area but doing that alone did not stop the clunk. I'm not sure I'd have the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,903
Posted By Watcher58
Re: overland 4wd stuck in sand

BikerBill-if you have an Overland, it is equipped with Quadra-drive (not Trac) II. QD II has a limited slip rear differential so you can have the situation where you are in your normal QD II and go...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-14-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Watcher58
Talking Repair Costs

Thought you guys might get a kick out of MOPAR's pitch for their extended warranty (sorry MOPAR I bought mine at purchase time)
You should buy a warranty because with repairs it could save you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-10-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 46,109
Posted By Watcher58
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

My wacko grease relief has worked without issue for 6 months. Makes you wonder if they are barking up the wrong tree with the shock itself. As they say, the best solutions are simple. Hope yours...
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