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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-03-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Me Fix
Re: Error code 1391

I think the 1999 4.7 has a single overhead cam on each side. That would mean NO lifters. So the clatter you heard may be engine knock brough on by a timing issue which could be related to a cam or...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-28-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

All is good with this repair. Again, an OEM radiator at $205.00 and a OEM water pump at $135.00 from MoParPartsOnline. Quaility parts, but just had to wait for shipping. Valvoline HOAT rated G-05...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
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Re: coolant leak

I put the steel tube stubs on the flare fittings for the transmission cooler while on the bench. I got both as tight as I could without twisting the cooler fittings.

After all was replaced, which...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-19-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

Well, finally everything is apart and I pulled the radiator with the fan assembly together. I broke one line from the steering gear and the other line from the bottom of the fan motor. I saved what...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

Frank,

I think I attached a p[icture of the condenser and steering cooler. One line off the cooler goes to the pump tank and the other goes to the steering gear. It looks like I could take the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

Frank,

You got me! Yes, it's the steering cooler which is just in front of the condenser. The evaporator is inside the HVAC ducting inside.

Seperating the fan assembly from the radiator has...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-17-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

I am into the job hard and heavy. The front bumper is off. All grill parts are off along with headlight assemblies. Getting the front skid plate off was important just to see the real problem. Broke...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

I have found that Auto Zone has them for around $150.00. I understand what you are saying about "cheap". I have not called the closest "steelership" yet. Maybe I should at leat ask. I bet they can...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

I appreciate any ideas, especially on getting the radiator out and a new one back in, unless I find the leak is something else. So far it appears that the leak is at the bottom. No evidence around...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-15-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
Re: coolant leak

Thanks for the reply. I have started the process of getting the front end off. The skid plate is held on by two bolts on each side. One is easy to get at while the other is very difficult to get on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-15-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Me Fix
coolant leak

How hard is it to remove the front skid plate so as to get a better look at the base of the radiator on 2004 WJ Overland? I have a coolant leak that I am not able to find.

Dried up the garage...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
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Re: EVIC Problem

Frango,

After looking at my part number per the information you directed me too, I was able to find one on E Bay. The part they sent me was the entire module which was not 100% correct as the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
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Re: EVIC Problem

Back Again! Same issue with EVIC working when the interior of the Jeep is warm and totally dead when it's cold. I have been able to run self test when the EVIC is on and the self test passes.

I...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-04-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By Me Fix
Re: 01 Wj rear cat delete general question

Without the complete O2 system working you will most likely be burning more fuel, the engine may even run rough and the exhaust may smell very bad. Why would you not want the emissions system to be...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-04-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Power Steering Fluid

I want to thank everyone for taking the time to read this thread. After I posted it, I found several other threads concerning the same or simular issues with power steering fluid.

I went to our...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-02-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Power Steering Fluid

I bet the Valvoline product is more reasonable in price than the $17.00 MS 10838 qt I bought. I can take it back and may do that after a couple of days. It hard to imagine that we cannot use other...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 04-02-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By Me Fix
Power Steering Fluid

I have read that Jeep owners should use only the correct power steering fluid. I also read in the specs here that I should use only MS5931 fluid which I can get at the "Steelership". So this morning...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-11-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
Posted By Me Fix
Re: EVIC Problem

This problem does not keep me from driving and so when I get a chance, I will see if I can remove the EVIC module from the mount and have a look at the assembly. I know circuit boards very weel as i...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-06-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
Posted By Me Fix
Re: EVIC Problem

G301 whcih appears to be the ground point for the wiring from the EVIC may be under the carpet inside under the drivers seat or there along side. I have not yet looked at that, but I did look inside...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
Posted By Me Fix
Re: EVIC Problem

Whatever happened to Me Fix as I have the same problem. Back when I started this thread, it was very cold. Once the weather warmed up, the problem went away. So I figured, "you can't fix something...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Weird Problem???

I posted a question about my EVIC a couple of months ago and had no response. I put it back up again by responding with my own answer. I am still having the same problem which comes and goes with...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
Posted By Me Fix
Re: EVIC Problem

I am refreshing this request for help as i have not had any responses to this problem with my overhead console system. Cold conditions seem to render this system dead while warm conditions bring it...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
Posted By Me Fix
Re: EVIC Problem

Yes you did and thank you very much. I just hate that when it happens. Makes you look really bad. Now for the origional problem!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,856
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EVIC Problem

The EVIC overhead console is showing signs of a problem. I park inside a heated garage so the Jeep stays warm even if it's 12 deg F outside like this morning. If I go out the EVIC seems to look...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,025
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Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

My Overland is a 2004 and it does look like it only displays the 4 on ground tires. After checking and setting the pressures at or as close to 35 PSI as I can with the stick guage I have and doing...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,025
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

Thanks again for responding. My spare does have a pressure sensor valve stem, but I do not see a spare reading in the overhead data center console. I think the system only looks at the four tires on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-16-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Me Fix
Re: 4 Wheel Drive

Worth Fixin' ???? You have to be the one to decide that one. 200,000 miles is not the only measuring stick on any of todays cars. You said you had a mechanic drive your Jeep. Did he do any of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-14-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Me Fix
Re: 4 Wheel Drive

So what is working at this time? The front or the backand are both wheels on the front or back pulling? Have you ever changed the differential fluids and transfer case fluid? That should be done on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,025
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Tire Air Pressure Sensors

Thank you both for responding. I know about air density as the outside air cools, but I didn't know the window at 25 PSI on and 28 PSI off. Also I don't recall seeing the spare on the overhead...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,025
Posted By Me Fix
Tire Air Pressure Sensors

My 2004 Overland has the Rogue Wheels and the tire air pressure sensor system.

I park in a heated garage so the condition does not show up until after I have been out for awhile. It seems that...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-16-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,444
Posted By Me Fix
Re: a/c only from defrost vents

It's not always just the doors that give problems. The troubleshooting procedures Frank has suggested are very important to finding your real problem or problems. It would be a shame to take out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-14-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Heated seats

Yes, there is a recall on the seat heaters. I remember reading somewhere that the replacement heaters only produce about half the heat the origionals put out. The recall was because the heaters got...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 08-13-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,448
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Transmission Service

Just finished servicing the transmission. I spent $121.77 at the "stealership" for both filters, a tube of sealer and seven Qts of fluid. After reading the transmission service procedure and going...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-23-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

Excellant advise! If yuo pay to have someone, a dealer or whoever to take apart the dash to get to a problem within the housing, why not do as Frank suggests. The cost is in taking out and putting...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

OH NO! The head gasket could very well be at issue. I've delt with more than one head gasket issue. One allowed coolant into the oil passage which then mixed with the oil. I had a head gasket on our...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Intermittant coolant leak- Air conditioning system?

When you leak coolant into a cylinder through a head gasket crack, doesn't that cylinder cause a misfire or shake in the idle. Also it may cause a long crank to start issue or at least longer than...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-19-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Engine issue

When moving, when going, I assume you mean when you are driving down the road. At what speed or all speeds? Has the transmission shifted thru all the gears when you hear or feel the strain. Has the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 06-18-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,448
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Transmission Service

Thanks Frank for getting back. I appreciate your knowledge and tips. I remember learning from a guy here at a transmission shop about how he would use a ball pin hammer to straighten the metal pan...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How to 06-18-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,448
Posted By Me Fix
Transmission Service

I would like to service or change the fluid in my 04 Overland. It has the 4.0 HO engine. Now with 128,000 miles and not knowing about the previous owners records, I think it's a good idea to do it. I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-10-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,027
Posted By Me Fix
Re: Steering Wheel Play

I am not sure about this, but there almost has to be bushings or bearings in the top and bottom of the steering column. Can you grab hold of the shaft coming down to the U joint and feel any up and...
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