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post #15181 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 05:16 PM
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Today i went ruberized undercoating crazy and sprayed the entire underneath of my 2001 cherokee sport.

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post #15182 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 06:04 PM
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I just found the friggin 4wd switch while I was messing around under the Jeep. Jumped the connector and let there be light! the 4wd light came on for the first time ever! Haha So using a swivel socket wrench and a 7/8 deep socket (damm I love having a full socket kit) I was able to fit in this tight little spot:


and pulled out this little bugger


and with some mini alligator clips and a digital multimeter from my electrical engineering toolbox I verified it as not working. I tampered with it a bit and got continuity for like half a second but I've determined this thing is SHOT.


I would love to pick one up from a junkyard but all of the XJs there have their wheels removed so I can't get under one unfortunately and it costs $20 for them to lift it and put it up on stands to get stuff from underneath...

Soooo, where can I buy one of these, I'm looking for a 4wd switch for a 231. Looks pretty simple, just a ball that gets pushed in when you're in 4wd by a piece of metal.
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post #15183 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 06:22 PM
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I was able to fit in this tight little spot.
Atta boy.

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post #15184 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 06:23 PM
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Do you wear pajama pants when you work on your rig?
Who doesnt

They're easier than Jeans especially when you need to get underneath the Jeep or in weird spaces

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Atta boy.
dammit... lol well I guess I'll take that as a compliment..

I just drove 5 minutes over to autozone because a birdie told me they have the 4wd switches as a universal part but I got there at 8:01... and apparently they now close at 8 and not 9. I asked the guy locking up the door if I could grab it real quick and he said nope, company protocal !@#$%^&*&^%$# Well I wasted some gas in my little frenzy. I'll pick it up tomorrow after classes

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post #15186 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 07:03 PM
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Today i went ruberized undercoating crazy and sprayed the entire underneath of my 2001 cherokee sport.
i thought you were grounded?

and i doubt you did it right, did you prep the surface, cause it if was prepped properly than it would take a long time.

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decieded i going to sell my 31x10.5x15 BFG a/t mounted/balanced on a silver ecco. lol lookin to get 100 o/bo for it... i need it gone i have no room. pm me for info.


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post #15188 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 07:18 PM
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Looked for a vac leak, found out I probably have a cracked head

YouTube - 2000 jeep cherokee sport whistle noise from Motor i think


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post #15189 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 07:29 PM
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Went to the pick n pull and grabed the electric fan and all the wire,switchs off a 93 grand cherokee. I didnt know the grand had hood vents, didnt grab them though.
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between today and tommarrow, i am preparing and packing for my road trip this weekend... going to PA again... wish it was for better circumstanses...

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post #15191 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 07:49 PM
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Looked for a vac leak, found out I probably have a cracked head

YouTube - 2000 jeep cherokee sport whistle noise from Motor i think


Bought my wife's a 660 amp battery.
You do have the 00-01 which is well known for developing cracks in the head.... but I would definately research the problem further.

To make you feel better, my XJ has a low RPM whine like that too, but its just not as loud.... and I have verified my head is NOT cracked. I was told it was an XJ thing but just to make sure I researched it further. In my situation, its something on the belt making noise. I've narrowed it down to either one of the idler pulleys or the AC compressor pulley. Now, I dont want to promise thats the problem, because that is a pretty loud whine and mine does it all the time and not just at high speeds, just saying you should do some more research and get a second oppinion

I kinda like mine though haha makes it sound like I have something cool in my i6.

edit: watched the video again, It actually is more different that is a more defined whistle than I thought. I agree with the vaccuum leak thing you probably have a tiny pinhole thats making all that noise. If its the head you'll notice things like lost coolant, low idle, low oil pressure, rough running, steam out of the tailpipe.... etc.

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post #15192 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Went to the pick n pull and grabed the electric fan and all the wire,switchs off a 93 grand cherokee. I didnt know the grand had hood vents, didnt grab them though.
I'm pretty sure only the 98 5.9L ZJ had hood vents stock.

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post #15194 of 82569 Old 03-25-2010, 08:19 PM
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got my freaking rc tranny crossmember on finally ...

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If its the head you'll notice things like lost coolant, low idle, low oil pressure, rough running, steam out of the tailpipe.... etc.
I have a feeling it may be smaller than that guy's "6 inch crack"

I have noted no coolant loss, idle is at about 700rpms, steady, a little rocker clatter, I get moisture dripping from the pipe but no smell, it runs good and has power.

That said the squeeeeeeee sounds just like that guys and it is EXACTLY the same. Also I failed to mention, I am the guy ALL the bad **** happens to.

Tomorrow Ill pop the oil cap and look for a crack, if none I will pull the valve cover and maybe yank the intake to check that gasket.
The noise is impossible to pinpoint its location. It sounds like the dead center of the engine but if you pull the cap its no louder. It is louder than my radio will go. Its REALLY loud. Like a smoke detector under the hood.

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