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Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 09-19-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By StephenE
Re: 2002 WJ Limited - Brake pedal travels to the floor

Frank,
I changed out both the CAB and HCU. A few preliminary tests in gravel indicate that ABS is working. I currently have less than 1 inch pedal travel until I feel the brakes grab. If I can...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 09-18-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By StephenE
Re: 2002 WJ Limited - Brake pedal travels to the floor

Frank,
I purchased a used ABS module and installed it. After bleeding the brakes at the ABS module and at each wheel cylinder (in proper order) I have brakes that feel and behave like normal. I...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 09-18-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By StephenE
Re: 2002 WJ Limited - Brake pedal travels to the floor

Thanks Frank.
Pressing the pedal several times does nothing. There is no vibration or pulsation while braking. A DRB III scan tool is out of my budget. I read somewhere that I can remove the ABS...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 09-17-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By StephenE
2002 WJ Limited - Brake pedal travels to the floor

I had to brake hard to avoid someone who decided to turn at the last minute in front of me. Now when I press the brake pedal it travels almost to the floor. I have replaced all four calipers, all...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 05-14-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By StephenE
Re: Coil spring isolators

I have been enjoying the ride since I put in the upcountry springs and air springs on the rear. I think that the WJ should have had the upcountry springs installed by default from the factory.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By StephenE
Re: What's wrong with it?

Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ - Diagnostic Trouble Codes (http://www.wjjeeps.com/faultcodes.htm)

P0324 - Knock Control System Error
Forum: Suspension Modifications 03-02-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By StephenE
Re: Coil spring isolators

Glad I went with new isolators, the factory isolators had just about collapsed all around.


Before - crushed isolators, standard sagging springs
Ground to fender front
31.5"
Ground to...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 02-17-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By StephenE
Re: Coil spring isolators

I ended up ordering the coil spring isolators. I figured that it would be better than taking it apart and needing them. I am going to measure the height of the Jeep before and after to see how much...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 02-15-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By StephenE
Re: Coil spring isolators

Where are they 50 bucks? The local auto parts have them, but uppers and lowers from and back are $194.
Forum: Suspension Modifications 02-15-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By StephenE
Coil spring isolators

When replacing springs, it is necessary to replace the coil spring isolators? I have purchased a new set of upcountry springs for my WJ and am on the fence about replacing the isolators. Has anyone...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 01-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By StephenE
Re: After market Braided stainless steel brake lines

Classic tube has a set to replace all 5 soft lines: http://www.classictube.com/shop-online?page=shop.browse&category_id=1949
Goodridge makes a set to replace 4 soft lines: Goodridge G-Stop...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,083
Posted By StephenE
Re: Ticking/clicking noise 03 overland

The Evaporative Purge Solenoid ticks similar to what you describe. The WJ 4.7l engine is an overhead cam design and there are no lifters. The purge solenoid is mounted on the left side (drivers)...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-25-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By StephenE
Re: no heat 2000 WJ

Here is a link to the codes:http://www.wjjeeps.com/climate.htm
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-22-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By StephenE
Re: 2002 GC WJ Limited, coolant leak, HELP!

The hose that is kinked is to bypass the heater core and is kinked because it is too short. The hose that is not in it's bracket is one of the original heater core lines. Likely the heater core was...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-15-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,847
Posted By StephenE
Re: Headlights for WJ - opinions?

Another item of note, the Gen IV projectors are using H7(low) and H1(high) bulbs.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-13-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,847
Posted By StephenE
Re: Headlights for WJ - opinions?

I have the lights in #2 above. I went with XenonDepot Xtreme Digital HID Kit with Phillips bulbs. I have really enjoyed them. The halos are bright...The LED strips are a little dim when compared...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-09-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By StephenE
Re: Bizzare Heating/leaking anti-freeze/cooling problem

I would check the thermostat, sounds like it is stuck closed.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-15-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By StephenE
Re: High oil pressure reading on my wj

Check the Oil Pressure Sending Unit.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-08-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By StephenE
Re: engine badge decoder

I can't help you with the rod bearing, but I have repaired my heated seats using the following guide: Heated Seat Repair Procedure - JeepsUnlimited.com Forums...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-30-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By StephenE
Re: Heated seats

If you cannot get them repaired by the dealer, I repaired mine through this procedure: http://jeepsunlimited.com/forums/showthread.php?t=374914
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-22-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,263
Posted By StephenE
Re: 4.7 WJ Exhaust Manifold Leak?

I paid $250 to have the drivers side done. I supplied the new bolts, new exhaust manifold and new exhaust manifold gasket.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-02-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By StephenE
Re: Gen IV Projector?

I ordered the Gen IV projectors from eBay recently. I just installed them with halogen bulbs as I am waiting for my HID kit to arrive. They seem to be made well and fit perfectly, but are not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 04-09-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,433
Posted By StephenE
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-06-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By StephenE
Re: Left rear line.

According to the parts list:#52128438AB which has been superseded by 52128438AC.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-02-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,446
Posted By StephenE
Re: Interior/Dash mod?

http://www.automotivespecialtysystems.com/99-04-jeep-grand-cherokee-double-din-dash-kit/
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-25-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,539
Posted By StephenE
Re: Head Unit Replacement

1> WJ is 1.5 DIN
2> I went with a 2 DIN Pioneer AVH-P3300BT
3> I went with DVD, BT, MP3 and SD
4> HD-Ready requires an external HD tuner compatible with the head unit built-in means just that......
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-20-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,844
Posted By StephenE
Re: Wheel Bearing Torque Specs

According to the service manual 175 ft/lbs

INSTALLATION
(1) Thoroughly clean the axle shaft and apply a
thin film of Mopar Wheel Bearing Grease or equivalent
to the shaft splines, seal contact...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-12-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,824
Posted By StephenE
Re: Oil Change Help!!!!

I am using Amsoil 0w20 full synthetic. The engine seems to run very well with it.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-11-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,824
Posted By StephenE
Re: Oil Change Help!!!!

Here is an excellent read on motor oil and wear: http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/motor-oil-101/
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-11-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,824
Posted By StephenE
Re: Oil Change Help!!!!

No...I use 0w20 in my Jeep and have not had any issues.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-08-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By StephenE
Re: Occasional thump/bang at stop?

I had something similar in my rear brakes and found that the brake pad retaining spring was missing. I see you have an '01, which would have the TEVES calipers and they use springs to hold the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-06-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,512
Posted By StephenE
Re: To those who have installed an aftermarket or Double DIN radio in a WJ...

Wired up the radio harness to the aftermarket factory plug, soldering and heat shrinking all connections. I did install the bypass relay. I removed my factory radio and tested the Pioneer out in...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-05-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,512
Posted By StephenE
Re: To those who have installed an aftermarket or Double DIN radio in a WJ...

Thanks

I am not able to find it, but I read somewhere that the factory amplifier had a built in crossover for the front 6x9's and tweeters (low pass for the 6x9's and high pass for the tweeters). ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-05-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,512
Posted By StephenE
To those who have installed an aftermarket or Double DIN radio in a WJ...

My Pioneer AVH-P3300BT arrives tomorrow and the Double DIN dash kit from Automotive Specialty Systems (http://www.automotivespecialtysystems.com/99-04-jeep-grand-cherokee-double-din-dash-kit/)...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-04-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By StephenE
Re: Next Upgrades??

Here is a possible solution to your wind noise: http://www.wjjeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wj_2301503.pdf

From here:http://www.wjjeeps.com/tsb.htm
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 11-30-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,516
Posted By StephenE
Re: JK Rubicon wheel fitment

They are the same size as mine 17" x 7.5".
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 11-30-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,516
Posted By StephenE
Re: JK Rubicon wheel fitment

From what I found they have the same backspacing (6.25") and offset (50.8mm) as the factory WJ rims.
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 11-29-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,516
Posted By StephenE
Re: JK Rubicon wheel fitment

I am running 245/65R17 on my WJ without any issues.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-28-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By StephenE
Re: ? Now what?!?!

Nice looking 3rd brake light. Do you have a link where to order this one?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-19-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By StephenE
Re: Another New noise...

Any chance you could drape a microphone into the engine compartment near the source of sound and record it on some device (phone, tape recorder or voice recorder)? Maybe recording the sound would...
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