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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-29-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Broke the O/D Button

Yeah, maybe I missed a spring that could have been in with the switch.
I still have the spare WJ, but I really didn't want to pop the button out if there is a chance that I will break sometime to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-29-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Ypahihi
Broke the O/D Button

Installed a new amp and had pulled out the centre console to do so.
When reinstalling the centre console I applied way too much pressure do so cause I thought it was a good idea and watched the O/D...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-23-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Hissing noise - power steering or alternator??

Recently had power steering hoses replaced and modified so that hoses can be replaced without having to remove grill and bull bar.
High pressure hose connection was touching other parts and was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 39,688
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: post your pictures of your wj

Latest addition to the old girl.
Still waiting for the 214W light bar to arrive which will complete the lighting for the old girl.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-02-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Handbrake Cable

Swap over complete and the handbrake is working like a charm again.
The cable for both sides are a little stretched but I'm not complaining.

A note of interest is that I also experienced a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-01-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Ypahihi
Handbrake Cable

Well another problem to work through on the WJ.

Handbrake is not working as well as it should. I changed the shoes when I changed rotors and calipers last year so have looked at the cabling and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-24-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,787
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Steering Wheel "Moan"

Yep,
Beginning to think that it is as well.
The innox spray was definitely temporary as it is now back with a vengeance.
I now find that it is at it's loudest on first turn after starting vehicle.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Crab Walking Jeep

Okay,
I have both so i will need additive.
Thanks Frank
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 06-13-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Ypahihi
Freebie

I finally painted and attached the ARB bullbar to the jeep about a month ago which also required a new grille as I did not want to cut the old grille in case the repairs made on the bullbar were way...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-13-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Crab Walking Jeep

Last week I finally got all the bushes, links and Addco swaybar installed while the workshop serviced the jeep.
It has certainly changed the rear end and no more crab walking.
I thought it might...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-13-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,787
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Steering Wheel "Moan"

Well I had a go at trying to find the source of the moaning steering wheel without much success. However, I did reduce the moan quite significantly by simple spraying Innox around any steering...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-23-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Clunk in Rear Differential

Went with the new arms as pricing was marginal and the swap out will be a lot quicker. However, the postage as always was a killer.
We are not subject to import taxes in Australia unless spending...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-23-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Clunk in Rear Differential

Just picking up on the clunk you get when at a stand still, I to have had this problem and have just ignored it since I have owned my WJ.
I will be changing out all control arm bushes and the ball...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-05-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Crab Walking Jeep

Thanks Frank,
Appreciate your input as always.
Is it a hard task to replace those bushes?

Barney
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-04-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Ypahihi
Crab Walking Jeep

Hi All, Been awhile since I've been on the forum but I have a problem that is getting worsr over time. The back end is beginning to feel like it is crab walking. The rear end feels like it is...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 10-08-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: How do you install a new Headunit?

If I can add that getting all the fittings from the likes of Crutchfields for your head unit is the way to go to the

There are two lots of blue wires in the harness with the plain blue wire for...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 09-07-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Brake Booster Repair Gone Bad

Reset worked a charm, also I ended up pulling the master cylinder off and realigned the shaft for third time with a friends help and it fixed the 10mm gap. Still haven't figured out how it made a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 09-01-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Brake Booster Repair Gone Bad

Just the speedo and tachometer stopped working. From all accounts when you jump start the needles spin 358 degrees and end up under the normal resting point.

I swapped out the booster from the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 09-01-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Brake Booster Repair Gone Bad

Hey Frango,

Thanks for the info.

Yes, everything was working prior to the jump start at work. Will give the odometer reset a go in the morning. It would appear to be a common issue after jump...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 09-01-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ypahihi
Brake Booster Repair Gone Bad

Hi All,

Had to replace brake booster as mine was making horn noises.
I thought all had gone well (after I had realigned the booster rod with the master cylinder shaft for the second time) and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-09-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,716
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Key Stuck In Ignition Fixed!

Now, I know what's wrong with my ignition!!!!!!
Thanks for the write up Milo
:)
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 05-09-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: New parts

Welcome Pete,

I see you are in SA. I'm up in Darwin and have been buying parts from Rockauto as well.
I also purchase goods thru Nick at Kolak@aol.com. The vendors on JeepGarage have great prices...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-09-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Time for a Service

Gentlemen.
thanks again for the advise.
01Grand
yep, it whistles or scretches if I stomp on the brakes hard or usually the first couple of times that I use the brakes.

Cheapjeep,
love the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-07-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Time for a Service

Thanks Frank for the advise,

All fluids were changed at 5000ish kms. I wouldn't have expected the mechs to have changed the trans filter, so will look at that and the PVC valve (will need to read...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 05-07-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Ypahihi
Time for a Service

Thought I would put it out there and ask what I need to consider for a service for the old girl.

I've had her for a year and she came with a new motor with 14000kmish on the clock. I had her...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,082
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Turn signal relay

Try this link.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6kV69sYk20

The step by step method will allow you access to the BCM and that is when you will see the relays and better access to them.

I used...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-06-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Lower facia grille options

Cool,
Looking forward to your pics as I'll probably need a few pointers to complete mine.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-06-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Lower facia grille options

Here's the link to amplimesh.
http://www.amplimesh.com.au/
Amplimesh is a stainless steel version of screen door mesh.
Mesh material is made from Marine Grade T316 Stainless Steel

It's really...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Lower facia grille options

Me too....
Picking up a new grille (black) out of Sydney next weekend and also looking at replacing the same bottom grille as you have outlined

Black amplimesh will not only look good but will...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 04-03-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ypahihi
Talking Re: 245 75 16's on stock wj

My version of off road is anything not bitumen that gets me to a particular fishing spot or ramp which is usually bull dust, corrugated dirt roads with a good mix of river crossings in between. ...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 03-31-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: 245 75 16's on stock wj

Don't know if this will help , but I have owned my 2000 WJ for a year now and they came with 245/75/16's. Have travelled about 10,000 kms with about 1000 kms offroad with no sign of rubbing. :)
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Condensation in Wheel Well

I'm in a position to play with how to achieve a good result.
I have a spare vehicle so if I screw up the first cover then I'll get another chance to get it right.
Got my hands on a sheet of black...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-30-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Condensation in Wheel Well

Thanks Cheapjeep / Yadkin,
Yep, there are a few options to the problem and I'm inclined to think it's condensation given the fact that my jeep has been under covers during the last downpour (4...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-29-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Ypahihi
Condensation in Wheel Well

Don't know if it's just a tropical thing, but my wheel well sweats something chronic. Lifting the cover reveals enough water in the base to leave a ring mark.
As a rule of thumb I wipe it out weekly...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-25-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: PCM for 2003 GC Laredo 4.7

"When trying to start my Jeep, it only cranks and then after a few seconds a key with a cross through it appears on the dash.

I had the car towed to a dealer who diagnosed it as the PCM, but a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-13-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,487
Posted By Ypahihi
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 03-13-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,917
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Help With Collaborative Guide On Recommended WJ Mods/Additions

Any ideas on 4x4 snorkels and additional airflow.
In the NT we have a lot of dirt roads and bull dust. The snorkel provides cleaner air intake and helps keep water out of the system.
I've often...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,435
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: LEDs came today!

What did the package cost you?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Trunk on 2001 GC dont open

Just like Aaron states, it;s not hard to spot on the tailgate. A small tab that you pop open.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-08-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,787
Posted By Ypahihi
Re: Steering Wheel "Moan"

No grittiness in the steering. It was just the moan and the vibration from the moan.
Sorry can't think of anything else to offer an answer.
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