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Unread 11-30-2010, 01:58 PM   #1
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My alternator out of my 96 I6 jeep is toast. wondering if the one out of my 94 v8 will fit in? trying to save some money since I am swapping to the v8 in the spring.

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Unread 11-30-2010, 02:11 PM   #3
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I've got a spare one you can have Kyle. Remind me this weekend and I can track it down if you want. Just help me out with a sticker haha.
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I've got a spare one you can have Kyle. Remind me this weekend and I can track it down if you want.
I kinda need it now lol this jeep is my dd and I just found out its leaking antifreeze all of a sudden, ahhh this sucks
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I kinda need it now lol this jeep is my dd and I just found out its leaking antifreeze all of a sudden, ahhh this sucks
Where's the Jeep leaking antifreeze from?
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Where's the Jeep leaking antifreeze from?
havn't traced that down yet, looks like somewhere near the center of the engine. I think one of the heads might be gone too cause it is making this knocking noise. I think it got low on oil cause it has a rear main seal leak that is small, and I forgot to add more oil.
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havn't traced that down yet, looks like somewhere near the center of the engine. I think one of the heads might be gone too cause it is making this knocking noise. I think it got low on oil cause it has a rear main seal leak that is small, and I forgot to add more oil.
Where in the center? Center of one side? Can you get a picture? Did you check the oil as well? If it's milky or doesn't look normal it could be an indicator of a blown head gasket. Did it overheat at all?
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Where in the center? Center of one side? Can you get a picture? Did you check the oil as well? If it's milky or doesn't look normal it could be an indicator of a blown head gasket. Did it overheat at all?
it started to smoke a little. and havnt checked the oil yet. adn not sure of the antifreeze gotta check it out now, was trying to find out really quick if I could swap the alternators over or not
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it started to smoke a little. and havnt checked the oil yet. adn not sure of the antifreeze gotta check it out now, was trying to find out really quick if I could swap the alternators over or not
Cross reference the part numbers, but I bet they're compatible. I put a 5.9 alternator on my 4.0.
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