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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-09-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,541
Posted By Nand12
Re: Leaking Rear Differential Seal?

If I were you, I wouldn't do this job myself because although it is pretty simple, if you use an impact wrench on the pinon nut, you risk destroying the pinon bearing. I did this job on my mom's '04...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-06-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,733
Posted By Nand12
Re: 2010 Laredo Chrome Trim??

My '05 Rocky Mountain has the chrome trim on the doors so yes they do come with chrome trim depending on whether or not it's a special trim level or not.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-03-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By Nand12
Re: new 09 owner

If you're going to go with huge rims, then you will definitely need more torque to accelerate those rims at the same rate as the stock rims (because moment of inertia goes up), so you'll probably...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,254
Posted By Nand12
Re: spark plug replacement

Yes for a 3.7 and 4.7, the OEM plugs can be bought at your local autoparts store (cheapest I have found is at Advance)...part number Champion RC12MCC4.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By Nand12
Re: Oil and spark plug question.

Don't buy the plugs at the dealer (they're usually marked up anywhere from $2-$4 per plug). Just get them from your local auto parts store...Champion RC12MCC4 (same exact plugs as the OEM plugs). ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-28-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Nand12
Re: 2005 4.7L Starting Issues

It's the starter, they're known to die on '05 WK's.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-26-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Nand12
Re: More stalling/funky idle issues.

Might wanna check/clean IAC assembly because this sounds exactly like a common problem that Ford Explorers had and what was happening was that the IAC plunger was gummed up with carbon and sticking...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-29-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nand12
Re: JEEP still having ALOT of problems

I've been thinking about why your O2 sensor keeps throwing a code and maybe it's actually registering a rich or lean condition and it's not faulty. Your dealer should check the engine and make sure...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-28-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,718
Posted By Nand12
Re: Auto Up/Down windows - 05 WK?

Bump..I'm very interested in this mod also. Please list part #'s when you get a chance. Thanks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-23-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nand12
Re: JEEP still having ALOT of problems

Yes, it could be low transmission fluid, however, I think it's electrical because of the check engine light and random messages flashing on his EVIC. Since most of the main electrical components...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-23-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,253
Posted By Nand12
Re: JEEP still having ALOT of problems

From what I've read, here are the list of possibilities that cause WK stalling:

1. Low Transmission Fluid Level
2. Bad Coolant Temperature Sensor
3. Bad Crank Position Sensor
4. Bad Cam...
Forum: NorthEast 07-30-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By Nand12
Re: Any New Englanders?

I'm from central MA (near Worcester).
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-27-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,743
Posted By Nand12
Re: Tune-up question on a WK?

I HIGHLY recommend that you change it because I replaced mine at 33000 miles and it was sticking.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-26-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,743
Posted By Nand12
Re: Tune-up question on a WK?

The PCV valve is located on the oil fill tube (the tube that you fill oil through when you are done changing the oil). It has one hose attached to it that you need to remove (might be a little tight...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-26-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By Nand12
Re: ESP for those who dont know how/why.

On 2005 models ESP was optional (depending on trim level) so you may not have it in your vehicle (mine doesn't). ESP & TCS are 2 different technologies where ESP maintains directional control while...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-26-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,743
Posted By Nand12
Re: Tune-up question on a WK?

Air filter, PCV Valve, Inspect/Replace Serpentine Belt, Wipe out throttle body, Change oil, Change both front and rear differential fluid with 75W-140 synthetic (add Mopar friction modifier if you...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-23-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,393
Posted By Nand12
Re: How to change the spark plugs on a 4.7 V8 WK Grand Cherokee or Commander

The factory recommended plug for the '99-'07 4.7L V8 is the Champion RC12MCC4.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-14-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,149
Posted By Nand12
Re: What is that STANK!!!

Yes, similar to the above post, here's a snapshot of when I did the blend doors (same procedure of dash removal because all of the HVAC stuff is contained in one central housing) on my '04 Limited:
...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 07-14-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By Nand12
Re: Back-up Camera install

You can avoid this by adding a diode inline with the 12V feed. A diode is essentially equivalent to a check valve (i.e. only allows current to flow in one direction). You can pick up a pair of...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-13-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By Nand12
Re: high pitch noise, losing coolant 2004 Laredo

+2 on the whining noise coming from one or both differentials (most likely the rear differential)...you can either live with it or rebuild the differential (since it's likely that you have the 7/70...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-11-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By Nand12
Re: Ruh Roh

now we're getting somewhere. If it's the right rear wheel only making the noise, check the brakes on that wheel and with any luck you have found the problem.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-11-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By Nand12
Re: Ruh Roh

hmm then I think it's either your transfer case or your brakes like others have suggested. It's cheapest and easiest to check out your brake pads and parking brake, so I would start there. If you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-11-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By Nand12
Re: Ruh Roh

lol I'm really wasted rite now but expanding on the reply that I made on "that other forum", I think it's either parking brake/rear brake related or something in your drivelien (specifically transfer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-08-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By Nand12
Re: Well this is weird

Yup, only use ATF+4 in these transmissions. If you just need to top off the fluid, you can pick up SuperTech ATF+4 from your local wallyworld (it is licensed by Chrysler as a genuine ATF+4 and it's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-07-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By Nand12
Re: Well this is weird

Check your transmission fluid level because it sounds like the torque converter isn't filling fast enough on startup (low transmission fluid can also cause stalling/rough idle). There is also a TSB...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-07-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,327
Posted By Nand12
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

Lol, If you're in the MA area at some point, set aside a day and we can do it in my driveway.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-06-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,994
Posted By Nand12
Re: 2002 Grand Cherokee overheating-Help

Seems like a good price (goes for about $60 on one of the cheapest online dealer parts sources). You can get an additional 8% off if you use Bing (formerly known as Microsoft Live Search) cashback...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-06-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,994
Posted By Nand12
Re: 2002 Grand Cherokee overheating-Help

Which engine...4.0 I6? If so, sounds like fan isn't turning on because the relay is toast. VERY common issue on WJ 4.0's....writeup is here:...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-05-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,327
Posted By Nand12
Re: WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

The total number of bolts you will need is 10 (including the 2 bolts that connect the manifold to the pipe). The sizes and quantities are:

Quantity Size
2 13mm studs (front of manifold)
4 10mm...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-04-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,327
Posted By Nand12
WK 4.7L Driver's Side Exhaust Manifold & Gasket Replacement Writeup W/ Pics

DISCLAIMER: I, NAND12, AM NOT IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO VEHICLES AND/OR INJURIES SUSTAINED AS A RESULT OF FOLLOWING THIS PROCEDURE. IT IS MERELY A GUIDE TO ILLUSTRATE THE MANNER IN...
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