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Unread 03-08-2011, 09:17 AM   #76
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I got it all back togather and cleaned and it still stumbled and tried to die. So the next day I tried something different. I checked the 3 connectors that plug into the jeeps pcm/ ecm while it was running I pushed on the plugs/connectors that go into the ecm and I could make it try to die or cut out, so I checked for a dirty connection and it was clean I then got some electric grease and applied that on the connection points reinstalled it and even put some zip ties around the connectors and ecm to keep it all tight. I then restarted it and tried to push on the connectors to make it act up and I could not get it to do it. It drove fine yesterday,will see what today brings.

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Unread 03-08-2011, 04:36 PM   #77
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fishingjeepman! I just did my TB as per your guide and all seems well, yet when I cold start and am at idle, the engine fluctuates then stall out. I did pull the IAC sensor plug and when I did, the inside of the IAC came out a little from being pulled, and I had to stuff it back in. When I did, the O ring inside the sensor housing did not sit well. This may be the source of my problem, I also forgot to remove the neg terminal cable before I did all the work, I have since repeated the job and am awaiting the RTV to dry to test it out. Do you think I messed up the IAC? If I did Im have to buy a new one and see if that helps.
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Unread 03-08-2011, 08:18 PM   #78
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fishingjeepman! I just did my TB as per your guide and all seems well, yet when I cold start and am at idle, the engine fluctuates then stall out. I did pull the IAC sensor plug and when I did, the inside of the IAC came out a little from being pulled, and I had to stuff it back in. When I did, the O ring inside the sensor housing did not sit well. This may be the source of my problem, I also forgot to remove the neg terminal cable before I did all the work, I have since repeated the job and am awaiting the RTV to dry to test it out. Do you think I messed up the IAC? If I did Im have to buy a new one and see if that helps.
What little piece are you talking bout? IAC sensors from my experience seem to be a bit durable. how is your gas mileage? You might possibly have problems with your O2 sensors going bad making the wrong fuel mixture.

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I got it all back togather and cleaned and it still stumbled and tried to die. So the next day I tried something different. I checked the 3 connectors that plug into the jeeps pcm/ ecm while it was running I pushed on the plugs/connectors that go into the ecm and I could make it try to die or cut out, so I checked for a dirty connection and it was clean I then got some electric grease and applied that on the connection points reinstalled it and even put some zip ties around the connectors and ecm to keep it all tight. I then restarted it and tried to push on the connectors to make it act up and I could not get it to do it. It drove fine yesterday,will see what today brings.
there might be other things wrong then. possibly a crank/cam shaft sensor?
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Unread 03-11-2011, 09:48 PM   #79
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Thanks Fishinjeeper! Had this done in a couple hours.

Started out w/ a Pcode 1294, so I decided to change: sparkplugs, air filter, oil&filter, took apart TB, cleaned iap, tps, & map, then did an entire seafoam treatment. But now I'm at 1800rpms now (b4 800-1200) what the frick! So I go back check all electrical connections, clean them out w/electrical connector cleaner- I'm waiting for it to cool down to change the oil again bc I had a retard moment not thinking to do it after the seafoam oh well-

ok so where do I start? Should I look for vacuum leaks? Or should I check voltage on the sensors first? suggestions anybody? Greatly appreciated
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Unread 03-11-2011, 11:48 PM   #80
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Sometimes when you do the seafoam you actually clean the engine and components too well. It will clean the deposits that are plugging little holes that you didn't know you had. There are some stories on here that people have seafoamed their Jeeps and they opened up a whole new can of worms. Went from riding rough or hesitating to all Hell breaking loose. I did mine and thankfully it ran better. Hope you find the peoblem and it's something simple.



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Thanks Fishinjeeper! Had this done in a couple hours.

Started out w/ a Pcode 1294, so I decided to change: sparkplugs, air filter, oil&filter, took apart TB, cleaned iap, tps, & map, then did an entire seafoam treatment. But now I'm at 1800rpms now (b4 800-1200) what the frick! So I go back check all electrical connections, clean them out w/electrical connector cleaner- I'm waiting for it to cool down to change the oil again bc I had a retard moment not thinking to do it after the seafoam oh well-

ok so where do I start? Should I look for vacuum leaks? Or should I check voltage on the sensors first? suggestions anybody? Greatly appreciated
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Unread 03-12-2011, 08:43 AM   #81
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Thanks a bunch, it's 8am I guess I'll sneak out there and toy with it till my lil one wakes up, cereal & Saturday cartoons is a must (although I miss 80's-90's cartoons)

I'll start it up and see how she's purrin
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Unread 03-12-2011, 03:39 PM   #82
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After disconnecting the battery and putting it back on, everything seemed fine- If not better! I'm guessing the disconnect reset everything! So woohoo, thanks again for the write-up
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Unread 03-15-2011, 09:19 PM   #83
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yes Jadetastic, sometimes resetting your computer will do the trick. If it didn't change it, I would suspected it would be a vacuum leak.
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Unread 03-20-2011, 11:17 PM   #84
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i did this today, as per instruction, in the morning i'm gonna test it out, and if i did anything wrong, i'll be back. lol.
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Unread 03-21-2011, 06:20 PM   #85
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Help me!!

just installed Painless Performance 68mm throttle body on my 06 Wrangler....and i just cleaned the IAC and my idle is still all frigged in between shifts... idles at round 2.5 grand until i romp on the gas then it idles down.... ( not always ) i have cleaned all sensors going into the throttle body....
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Unread 03-21-2011, 08:23 PM   #87
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just installed Painless Performance 68mm throttle body on my 06 Wrangler....and i just cleaned the IAC and my idle is still all frigged in between shifts... idles at round 2.5 grand until i romp on the gas then it idles down.... ( not always ) i have cleaned all sensors going into the throttle body....
Might have a vacuum leak....
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Unread 03-21-2011, 09:39 PM   #88
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nice write up helped me a lot today
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Unread 03-21-2011, 11:45 PM   #89
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great write up, thanks for taking the time.
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Unread 03-22-2011, 01:57 PM   #90
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Good write up, Thanks
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