Xk hydraulic cooling fan issues - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 09-13-2012, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
manhands
Registered User
2007 XK Commander 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Charlottesville VA
Posts: 13
Xk hydraulic cooling fan issues

well where do i start,
blew the hemi in my 07 commander , after get junk yard motor in i have no ps or fan running . the power steering works above idle but fan never comes in , even when it warms up . tried replacing pump already and have vacuumed the ps system as recommended. any help would be great.

manhands is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 09-13-2012, 11:06 PM
YB Normyl
Registered User
 
YB Normyl's Avatar
2016 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Canada
Posts: 479
Does the fan spin at all? I read somewhere that the fan should spin a little as the fluid circulates. The fan itself is actuated by the engine controller wired to the back of the fan, at the fan it controls the amount of fluid driving it.
YB Normyl is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 09-13-2012, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
manhands
Registered User
2007 XK Commander 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Charlottesville VA
Posts: 13
fan turned first time cranked after swapping motor , blem return hose off fan on test run and now nothing at all.

Never use a XK as a sub. Hemi's dont like water.
manhands is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 09-14-2012, 03:40 PM
w1pf
Who, me?
 
w1pf's Avatar
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Amherst
Posts: 754
what does "the power steering works above idle" mean?

2014 WK2 Overland 5.9L
2007 WK Limited 5.7L
And some past Durangos
Red WK #19, Hemi #68.. I think..
Durango Owners Club DOTY 2011
-------
"Must have been that yesterday was the day that I was born"
w1pf is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 09-22-2012, 04:29 AM
kentman
Registered User
 
kentman's Avatar
2006 XK Commander 
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 1,437
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by manhands View Post
blew the hemi in my 07 commander
What ruined the Hemi? If it was overheating, maybe your fan and/or fan solenoid is toast.

I recently replaced all this gear on the WJ. I did fan, pump, all high pressure lines, cooler, steering gear, radiator, condenser, water pump, etc. One of my issues was the aftermarket pumps. They were all crap. An OEM pump worked like a champ.

Make sure that all your lines are installed in the proper locations. There is a picture in the FSM.

For bleeding the system, you need to have the wheels off the ground and slowly rotate the wheel lock-to-lock for like 20 times. I would do that procedure a few times if needed.

'06 XK Limited, 5.7L, QD II, Black, 155K
'02 WJ Overland, 4.7L HO, QD, Inferno Red, 118K
kentman is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
More 4.7 Hydraulic Fan Issues WiCkeDuDe ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 27 04-23-2012 11:49 AM
CRD double whammy; swirl motor & failing hydraulic cooling fan GCOilBurner WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum 14 06-20-2011 04:32 PM
Hydraulic Cooling Fan Solenoid Issues slush ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 4 06-23-2009 07:36 PM
ARB Bumper Hydraulic Cooling Upgrade??? CrazyWalnut13 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 11 07-05-2008 09:27 PM
WJ 4.7 Hydraulic cooling system. LEDFoot ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 2 09-28-2004 03:23 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome