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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 01-01-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By mjl2610
Re: 03 Limited High Output replacement muffler

That is what i was hoping to hear. Knowing i can either put on the Walker quietflow or the magnaflow as a option is good. I will probably order one of these soon. Thanks again everyone!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 12-31-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By mjl2610
03 Limited High Output replacement muffler

Hey all, been a while since i posted. My family also has a WJ with a HO engine in it. She unfortunately is always outside and i think all these years of hot and cold weather is starting to take its...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 06-05-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Recall Rejected

They really want to recall vehicles that are 10-20 years old at this point huh...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-20-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Real MPG (2010)

In these threads i always say that no matter what unless you are constantly driving highway, you will get 15 mpg to 17 tops for an AVERAGE. Its what it is if you have the v8. My signature shows my...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-07-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Coolant bubbling out of reservoir?!?

Yeah your radiator cap might need to be replaced due to the spray from it when under pressure. Others on here have replaced it with a Stant brand cap and have had fine results. Just make sure you get...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-06-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Coolant bubbling out of reservoir?!?

No, i wouldn't worry about it. My 4.7 did the same thing when i had the coolant bottle filled at and above the FULL mark. When you go over a curb or something the coolant will splash in the tank and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-17-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By mjl2610
Re: cooling help!

The engine fan will not stay on when your Jeep is on without the ac on. It will be on when the AC is on constantly. It will cycle on and off depending on the engine coolant temperature. I posted a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-17-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By mjl2610
Re: electric fan/over heating

I'm trying to understand why you think the Jeep is overheating. From my understanding you are saying the temperature needle gets to the 12'o clock position and then the fan kicks in and cools down...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-03-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Just picked up my WK!!!

See what happens after you get those services done. Other members have resolved a rough idle by replacing the EGR. I however do not have and never had a rough idle, nor does the idle dip or fluctuate...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 08-09-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,718
Posted By mjl2610
Re: V-Leds Coupon Code

VLEDS new coupon code i received in an email. Anyone thinking about buying make sure to use these.

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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-06-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Front upper ball joint replacement

Oh cool, so maybe I can just get that and call it a day? The part does not specifyif its for the left or right... I assume that it works for either side if i wanted to replace both while im at it? :D
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Front upper ball joint replacement

Thanks again for the advice all. I like to do a lot of things myself but i don't have the tools or the patience to do something like this, so to a shop it will go. I will have to talk to them and see...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-05-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Front upper ball joint replacement

OK, thanks for the insight all. I will order a upper ball joint online and have my corner shop put it in and get an alignment. It would seem to be much cheaper going that route anyhow.

Lastly...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-04-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Front upper ball joint replacement

Well this is the quote. Seems bogus.

http://i577.photobucket.com/albums/ss215/mjl2610/2012-08-04.jpg
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-04-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By mjl2610
Front upper ball joint replacement

Hey all, so i had my vehicle at Firestone not too long ago for a tire balance and rotation. While it was there, i asked them if they could see why the front end makes a squeaking noise when the wheel...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By mjl2610
Re: flashing fan and AC lights

Your 2011 should still be under factory warranty unless you drive it a ton. Bring it to the dealer to have it fixed and then report back the solution for members in the future!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-04-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,601
Posted By mjl2610
Re: check engine light?

Very true. I have had very little issues when it comes to returns surprisingly with my dealer but as always, just beware... :)
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-04-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,916
Posted By mjl2610
Re: leaking sunroof

Response to old post - but.. Did you try opening the sunroof yourself and taking some water and pouring it in the drain channel to see if the water is in fact draining properly???
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-19-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By mjl2610
Re: leaky sunroof.

Sometimes the sunroof is out of calibration not making a good seal. But what tends to happen is the drains in the sunroof trough that collects the water are clogged. Please visit this thread for...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-16-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,601
Posted By mjl2610
Re: check engine light?

When I was receiving a MIL light regarding the gas cap off and on, I ended up paying 12 bucks at the Jeep dealer for a new one. Solved my problem. It is a cheap simple test and easy to return if it...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 03-12-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,453
Posted By mjl2610
Re: SRT-8 Chicago background pic

There are definitely a lot of Jeeps in Chicago. See a lot more wk2's downtown it seems.
Forum: Performance Modifications 02-22-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,889
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Needing better gas mileage

There is really nothing you can do to get anything better than a mpg or two to be honest. If you look at my sig, you will notice a picture link to my fuelly page. You can check that out and see my...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-22-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,620
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Walker QuietFlow SS

Interesting to note, thanks for relaying us that information.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-20-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,620
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Walker QuietFlow SS

For anyone interested in a bit more information. Below is a snippet of a PM i sent to a member on here that provides a little more detail on the install at a local shop. Slightly edited with a tad...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-20-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,620
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Walker QuietFlow SS

It is going to sound pretty close to stock like Kyle mentioned in his following post. I never did get around to doing a clip but you will just have to trust me on this. This is as i have had loud (in...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-04-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Horns Don't like Rain!

Anyone have any recommendations or information on how to replace the factory horns? One of mine has shorted out again and its pretty frustrating since any little bit of water seems to short this crap...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 02-04-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Programming Spare (third) Sentry key manually

Got it. Thanks for that guys. I was under the impression that it was to be started. It has worked per the instructions sans starting the vehicle. Thanks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-01-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,568
Posted By mjl2610
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

Manufacturers SHOULD and more often than not, will list on the jug whether that gallon you buy is a 50/50 mix or not. It will clearly say '50/50' OR 'Ready to Use' somewhere on that jug. Just go to...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 02-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By mjl2610
Exclamation Help Programming Spare (third) Sentry key manually

Hi all. Has anyone successfully programmed a key without going to a dealer? I just tried to program a spare key to my Jeep and it seems to not wanna take.

I followed the instructions on wkjeeps...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-31-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,568
Posted By mjl2610
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

What you are risking by having pure coolant in your block is a very in-efficient cooling system on very very hot days and your Jeep may overheat. Generally in very very cold climates you can use less...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-31-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,568
Posted By mjl2610
Re: how much coolant does a 4.7 V8 take?

When I got the coolant from the dealer it was pure and not mixed with water. Just take care of your issue the easy way. Since you already have 2 gallons of pure coolant in there, drain about one half...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Bad battery or What ?

I don't know how new your battery is chris but I was having the same exact issue with my Jeep back in Sept. It would randomly have Zero power. I'm talking like no lights when opening the door or...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-01-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,874
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Best way to change power steering fluid

Well that is good to know that I can get valvoline brand. I was getting it from the chrysler dealer...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-31-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,874
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Best way to change power steering fluid

Thanks much for that recommendation, however, I can see myself going through A LOT of fluid to just flush it. Need to know if there is a proper way to drain or how to go about this in another way.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-31-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,874
Posted By mjl2610
Best way to change power steering fluid

I would like to know the best way to go about completely changing the power steering fluid. This is regarding my mothers 2003 WJ 4.7 H.O. with the hydraulic PS and cooling system. This is not...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-30-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,620
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Walker QuietFlow SS

After I had just got the dynomax for the first time I had to get a new one under warranty after about 6 months cause something inside was rattling. It was fun while it lasted, but I like cruising in...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-30-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,620
Posted By mjl2610
Re: Walker QuietFlow SS

My jeep never came with a resonator on factory exhaust either. I never did get videos made did i. Dropped the ball on that one.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-27-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mjl2610
Re: idiot lights

This was completed under warranty by a jeep dealer for me. But it is the component behind the cylinder. Please see this informative post by a fellow Jeep Garage friend, Rob (robpp), on the Jeeps...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-27-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mjl2610
Re: idiot lights

When my ignition switch was bad, symptoms basically when you are driving, it appears like you are repeatedly turning off and on your Jeep. Instrument cluster will turn off and on but you still can...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-22-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By mjl2610
Re: 0w-30, anyone switch up in the winter?

I generally drop mine to 0w-30 in the fall-winter and run 5w-30 spring-summer. Been doing that with the full syn stuff since i had the jeep. No problems here, wouldn't worry about it if you are...
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