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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Got the fan working correctly now. Used a receipt and it got sucked against the grill, and blown against the engine.
Got to get a new relay and HOPEFULLY problem solved! Tested 4 I have with Air...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-22-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Going to try to flip the wires, just got home, and coolant is hot! So when she cools down, I'll see what I can do. Interesting info! I appreciate it!
I'm certain it's blowing out and not...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-22-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

I knew it! No one I spoke to ever heard of this happening, so it was thrown on the back burner. Nothing seems to be crossed. Everything is original, so no wire splicing has taken place. What...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 07-21-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 54,329
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: How to Plasti Dip your wheels

Just did my JK rims on my WJ. I think it came out great! Thought about doing the lugs, but how would you tighten them without scratching/damaging the paint on the lugs? I like the chrome/ black...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-21-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Carlos,

Yes, I am using a wrench. Turns out, the one they sold me had TWO washers between the brass nut and the radiator tank, which caused the lower trans cooler line to leak coolant around...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-19-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

You and me both! I just want to drive it...NOT fix it, especially fix the same thing 6 times in a month and a half.
New radiator is in this morning. I made sure NOTHING banged or touched the upper...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Trans cooler is on the drivers side, same side as pin holes. Looking to alleviate the trans temp by adding a trans cooler in the near future. Think it's the transmission? Heating up the left side...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-18-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Sorry. No pics available...Radiator already swapped out, installing in the morning. Hose is not obstructed. Checked it out.

It was literally 2 pin holes pissing a very thin stream at the back...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-18-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Alright, so I found out today I have 2 pinholes in the top driver's side of the radiator about 3" from the filler neck. This is the same location as all the other radiators have been breaking from. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-17-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 92,189
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Did a front brake job today. Painted front calipers red (would have preferred a different color a little less "loud", but... ) .. it looks good with the Plasti-dipped JK rims I did today!! I have...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-09-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Makes sense. So in reality, I just had a cap the was holding in pressure rather than releasing it. An even cheaper fix at $6.50. Ah well, at least the fan, radiator, thermostat, temp control...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-09-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Well, since I'm no expert, I am pretty good at guess-timating. So this is my educated guess...

After speaking with you guys, and getting input on this frustrating situation I was in, I followed...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-09-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

PROBLEM SOLVED!

Temperature Control Sensor caused a bunch of anguish and frustration. $30 part.
Once the Sensor was replaced, it took just one Radiator Fan Relay to correct the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-08-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 92,189
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Thanks!:D Since it's something new, I can't keep my eyes off them! I thought about painting the end caps black as well, but saw a Googled image of one that mine is modeled after. I figured, the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 07-07-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 92,189
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Installed Overland rock rails on my '01 WJ Laredo. They were rusty, so I cleaned them up, had some spots welded, painted them and bolted them in. Very happy with the results! Next? Plasti-dip my...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-06-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

UPDATE: Installed a new Temperature Control Sensor. Let it run for quite a while with no overheating, didn't even budge from the second notch. Let it run a while longer and still no movement in...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-06-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: Rattle/Vibration Rear

It could be U-Joints. A family member had a Dodge Ramcharger that was notorious for that shift changing clunk and he would replace the U-Joints and it'd go away. When was the last time they were...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-05-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

yeah...spring side IN the head and pointed end inside the thermostat housing.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-05-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Carlos,

FINALLY! Some good news! Thank you! I needed that! So water pump is operating accordingly....correct? No need to swap out?
When it comes to my screen name, you can just spell...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 07-05-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: How do you install a new Headunit?

This is super simple. WITHOUT ordering through crutchfield...

-Go to WALMART and buy an "Installation Kit" for your make and model/year vehicle. $15
-While you're there, look for a "wiring...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Carlos-

Previous owner had Jeep and on first hot day popped the radiator. He claims he replaced the rad, water pump and fan. Used Jeep for 2+ years before selling it to me. I racked up 25,000...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Replaced original fan with another Mopar fan. Yes, it is coming from the overflow reservoir, however, hasn't happened in the few days after changing the thermostat. Of course, it's only been a week...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-04-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Wanted to add...when it overheats, I'm usually in a high traffic area, lots of cars moving slow and lots of red lights. On the highway, it does okay.
The temp gauge, up until yesterday, would go...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-04-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

No idea on reason for radiator cracking..if I knew that, I wouldn't come to this site for help. Tired of it cracking though!!!

The first time since I owned it, that it cracked, there was a 10"...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-03-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Also...Using Mopar bright orange coolant straight from the dealership.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-03-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,948
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
ANOTHER overheating WJ

Did a search of the site and read almost all of everyone else's problems. Found some to be very informative and others could have been, but the thread stops with someone's insight, but no fix or...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-03-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: ANOTHER overheating WJ

Straight from the Dealership. Bright orange, MOPAR brand, NOT GM's Dexcool!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-03-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
ANOTHER overheating WJ

Did a search of the site and read almost all of everyone else's problems. Found some to be very informative and others could have been, but the thread stops with someone's insight, but no fix or...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-02-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By R0CKKR4WL3R
Re: Rattle/Vibration Rear

I replaced the end links and lower control arms on my '01 WJ, before getting word from a neighbor that the lower shock bolt was the common issue. He said no other bolt will fix it, ONLY a bolt from...
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