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post #9106 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 11:26 AM
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Sounds worse then when on my tj, someone got power steering in the brake fluid, flushed it and still had to replace everything haha.
What were you're symptoms on gear box?

it wasnt doing all too much but, the seals were bad on it and it was leaking a ton, so i figured i just get everything replaced to reduce future headaches.

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post #9107 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 12:26 PM
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Had a new steering box, pitman arm, and pressure hose put on, got it home and the pump started squealing. Mechanic filled it up with atf +4. Now I have to flush it.
What's wrong with using ATF in power steering?
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post #9108 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 12:47 PM
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Youre not supposed to use AT4F in WJ power steering systems.

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post #9109 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 01:14 PM
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Youre not supposed to use AT4F in WJ power steering systems.
Why? burn the pump up?, cause seals to leak?
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post #9110 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 01:18 PM
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Semi-fixed the stock 10 cd changer. It now plays cd's... some of the time. oh well, it's like having the random shuffle button on all the time (you never know what'll play next).

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post #9111 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 01:40 PM
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I thought you could use anything 3+ as long as you didn't mix

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post #9112 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 01:56 PM
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made a fold up spare tire compartment ..more pics in build


2003 4.0l wj- 6.5 inch IRO+.75 spacers. 4.56 gears. dana44a swap. 35x12.50 MTR Kevlars

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post #9113 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 02:10 PM
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What's wrong with using ATF in power steering?
Straight from WJJeeps.com

MoparŪP/N 04883077 Hydraulic fluid / Power steering fluid (MS5931)
MS5931 IS THE ONLY FLUID THAT CAN BE USED FOR THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM. NO EXCEPTIONS!


Important note:
The factory fill power steering fluid for all 1999-2004 Grand Cherokees is a unique fluid, MS5931. ATF+4 (MS9602) should not be mixed or used as a “topping off” fluid on the Grand Cherokee WJ. All WJ models should be serviced using ONLY the special MS5931 fluid. ATF+4 is NOT an approved Power Steering Fluid and should never be used under any circumstances. Note that all fluids will darken in color with usage and fluid color is no longer an indication of fluid condition.


I mean why would you go against the manual...

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post #9114 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 03:22 PM
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Went to a show and shine at the local dealership. Pics if me on the rti ramp shortly...they're on my buddy's dslr. There were only 2 wj's at the show.
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post #9115 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 03:25 PM
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I finally got my rear sway bar on. I've been hearing for 3 years how this one item is the best thing you can do at any height to get rid of the boat-like feel to the WJ. I've only driven ~6 miles since I put it on today, but it's for sure worth every penny. It'll help a lot once the COG is higher.

Check the difference between the tiny little factory rear sway bar, and this Addco bar. (double the thickness)




Also discovered a bunch of gear oil on the inside of one of my rear wheels. That's going to be fun to deal with.
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Unbolted and re-torqued all my control arms and track bar. Looked for any bad bushings, didn't notice anything unusual . Trying to chase down a wandering issue I've been having.
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My 3/4" spacers came in today

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post #9118 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 05:14 PM
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I finally got my rear sway bar on. I've been hearing for 3 years how this one item is the best thing you can do at any height to get rid of the boat-like feel to the WJ. I've only driven ~6 miles since I put it on today, but it's for sure worth every penny. It'll help a lot once the COG is higher.

Check the difference between the tiny little factory rear sway bar, and this Addco bar. (double the thickness)

Also discovered a bunch of gear oil on the inside of one of my rear wheels. That's going to be fun to deal with.
Just did my axle seals. Not too bad of a job. I got all of the parts from Kolak for 45 bucks and it took three hours to do including brakes. I used this write up to guide me (Dana 35)

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post #9119 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 06:50 PM
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pics from the show & shine. my rti score was like 370...whatever that means. same score as my buddy's disco'd tj on 35's...
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post #9120 of 41697 Old 03-10-2012, 11:47 PM
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I was getting worried after reading like three posts in two days about rust issues on the underside. I spent about two hours under the WJ with a pressure washer and a brillo pad. No rust anywhere


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