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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-09-2012, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Blueflame1979
looking for a deal on a good new or rebuilt rack and pinion

first, I want to ask if the steering wheel is loose is it due to a worn rack? I had an alignment done not too long ago, it kinda fixed it but it's still loose.

If that's the case any Online or any...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-09-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,250
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

You see that's why I asked every coolant that I've seen either says 50/50 or something along the lines of it being concentrated. Nowhere I did drain and refilled that shit, damn bastards at the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-31-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,250
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

Risk was that my engine started to overheat and it sounded like it wanted to blow up it was an inch away form the H on the temp gauge. Started bucking lastly I turned it off. Waited 5 mins started...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-31-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,250
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

I didn't the guy at the service department told me to just pour it in that I didn't need to add water plus in the ingredients on the gallon it mentions water but it doesn't say anywhere on the gallon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-31-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,250
Posted By Blueflame1979
how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

I did a drain and refill of the coolant today and I put two gallons of the mopar antifreeze just like the guy at the dealer recommended. But I poured the two gallons and resovoir still almost empty....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-29-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Blueflame1979
I need a referal to a good shop in NY city or close by in NJ

I need a couple of things checked out and I need peace of mind. I have gone through 5 mechanics so far and either they are money hungry or incompetent. Thanx to all.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how did these tiny oily blobs get here?

I took a better peep through the opening and apparantly there's some floating on the top of the coolant. It could have been the same ones from yesterday when I wiped it off some of them fell through...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how did these tiny oily blobs get here?

Oil and coolant are up to their proper level I never added any. The globs are tiny, like left over residue, a light tan colored they have a shape. Let me rephrase, that they are not mixed with the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: how did these tiny oily blobs get here?

There are no codes thrown. Im not exactly sure What a misfire is, but from what I've read I don't have any jerking motions while driving. I haven't smelled the coolant but from looks of things...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Blueflame1979
how did these tiny oily blobs get here?

Decided to check the coolant level today, when I decided to open the cap and look through the threads of the coolant resovoir cap. Long and behold, there were little brown blobs spread about on the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-21-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: 2005 5.7L accelerates by itself out of control?

Thanx man! , I was trying to help like everyone's been helping me here, So I thought with the little knowledge I have I was able to give back. I was hoping I was able to express myself without...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-21-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: 2005 5.7L accelerates by itself out of control?

you have said, you have stated, but you forgot to mention that I never compared my 4.7 to his Hemi, I was giving my opinion based on my experience rather than a diagnosis. I wish I would have...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-21-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: 2005 5.7L accelerates by itself out of control?

It can be a sensor, my throttle position went bad way before the computer threw on a check engine light. My Jeep would lunge forward ir backwards depending on which direction I was going when I gave...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-20-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: is the tachometer directly affected by the crankshaft?

Thanx for your input. Dr. Lee Baugh. I did som research and discovered that there's an app for my phone that measures performance through Bluetooth adaptor that connects to the OBD port in my vehicle...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-19-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: is the tachometer directly affected by the crankshaft?

It also seems like it can be a quirk I was doing research on the internet and haven't came across anything I described.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-19-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Blueflame1979
is the tachometer directly affected by the crankshaft?

I'm tying to figure out why after I accelerate the speedometer and the tachometer rise like they're supposed to, but if I take my foot off the gas and then reapply, if at that given time the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-17-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Power steering pump whines and wont turn at low speed or rpm?

Maybe the one with 60k was on its way out before you installed it. Some people told me to stay clear installing used parts because there's no telling how long they will last, the same thing cud be...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-17-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Yiiikkess!!!

Thanx I changed the coolant like a month ago, I have bee monitoring it and as temps drop so has the coolant but it has never dropped below the add mark thats where its currently now, i will keep a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Yiiikkess!!!

Good Idea I will, I forgot to mention if it makes a difference my daily driving which is 5 days a week, 4 miles a day. The temperature in NY has been in the low teens lately with some days getting...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Yiiikkess!!!

Ok this is the thing, I haven't been able to tell if my coolant level been changing because Eversince it started getting cold the coolant in the resovoir is lower but then rises when it's warm. I did...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Yiiikkess!!!

I wiped down the inside of the filler cap and the other end. I was so panicked earlier I failed to see that what was on the filler cap was yellow and not white and that possible was in the engine...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Yiiikkess!!!

What should I do then? Leave it as is and not worry about it. I'm in NY it's pretty cold up here and I don't really drive a lot of miles.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Blueflame1979
Yiiikkess!!!

Hello all I was wondering if this is normal?, has this happened to anybody? And of course should I be worried?By the way it's the engine oil filler cap and the dipstick oil with some white residue, I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-16-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,062
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: knocking sound when turning

Tell you the truth I haven't since the last mechanic I went to said it wasn't a big issue, I only remember when I hit a bump, but from what I read online it can stress the steering components if not...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,296
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: service electric brake system warning.. need help!

I also forgot to mention that the mechanic told me usually when the service electrical brake system comes on that it is associated with the ABS kicking in.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: My Jeep is Dying ( HELP)

Not to laugh but I thought this was hilarious. Anyway good luck with that Bro.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,062
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: knocking sound when turning

*4- my steering wheel vibrates and I hear clucking sounds when holding steering wheel to the end and making a turn. I was told I needed new sway bars and stabilizer links.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,296
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: service electric brake system warning.. need help!

If it makes you feel better the service electrical brakes comes on and off in my vehicle all.the time. It doesn't stay on, nor does it throw any codes. I spoke to a mechanic about it, who owns a Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-12-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,051
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Laredo = mopar

You think I can spell Beer from the Word Taco?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-09-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

I GuEeess....But I'm not giving up my Jeep, even if I have to hitch it onto
the scooter and tow it everywhere I go.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-09-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Strange gear on my commander

And of course verify the quality of the fluid, does it smell burnt? Color, any type of particles in the fluid. Are you using the correct fluid for your tranny, I've also noticed when I switched to a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-09-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

Kool, thanx..I was talking to Jeepgcoman about something weird I found on the dipstick about a couple of days later. It was tiny specks in the tranny fluid after I pulled out the dipstick, no matter...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

Thanx man, thanx to everybody I'm building up my confidence and discovered a new hobby other than driving. Pretty soon I'll be able to school the Noobs..lol
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

Yeah, I checked it out today its like a quarter inch below the first hot reference hole. I think maybe about a half a quart more.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

Thanx for the info. I haven't checked Ill take it to the highway tomorrow to get a more accurate reading, since I only drive 4 miles total to and from work.I'll keep you posted.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: did my first transmission pan Drop today..Gooo Me!! Now Im confused.

By the way how do I know if my transmission is 545 ref or 45rfe
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: BS Gas Mileage

I also think that my gas cap has something to do with it, it seems to click and keep running when tightening it. It hasn't thrown any codes for it a mechanic at one time was surprised that it didn't....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Strange gear on my commander

I've also read that Jeeps don't like really cold weather, mine got a strange noise the other day when I first turned her on in the morning after it was sitting out all night in 13 degree weather but...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Blueflame1979
Re: Strange gear on my commander

Yeah the 545rfe for the transmission if I'm not mistaken. As far as our vehicles go from what I've read they are closely related, whatever applies to the WK also applies for the commander and vice...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-06-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Blueflame1979
Unhappy Re: BS Gas Mileage

I think that's part of the problem, I think my other part of the problem is computer related or not having the right parts in my Jeep to get it to the best performance, I can't wait till it warms up...
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