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Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Rapidrob
My '98GCL trailer light module is on the LEFT...

My '98GCL trailer light module is on the LEFT side behind the spare tire. It was bad and caused all kinds of problems. I put in a newer type and the trailers ( 2) work perfectly now.
You can use a...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-11-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Rapidrob
Thanks for the replies. Right now there is no...

Thanks for the replies.
Right now there is no slack in the TV cable. I could add a little slack and see if that helps.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-10-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Rapidrob
Yes,one size larger than normal tires.

Yes,one size larger than normal tires.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-10-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Rapidrob
Cruse control is shifting transmission into too low of a gear

1998 GCL 4.0 automatic.
When driving with the cruse control on and climbing a hill, the transmission shifts into too low of a gear,and then cycles from low to high back and forth. This is unnerving...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-02-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Rapidrob
As posted. The wire at the solenoid fails due to...

As posted. The wire at the solenoid fails due to corrosion. A very common problem.
Mine was like that and a new lug solved the problem. I think I did a post with photos on how to fix it.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-30-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Rapidrob
The is a tank vent line going to the vapor...

The is a tank vent line going to the vapor canister on the drivers side of the fender in the engine compartment. A connection in the line behind the wash bottle dropping to the VC has the rubber...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   08-29-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Rapidrob
I have both type radios in my Jeep. Getting your...

I have both type radios in my Jeep. Getting your "Technician" HAM license is not difficult and opens up a new world of communications.

I run a very small and powerful CB radio, a "President...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-28-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,711
Posted By Rapidrob
I would. Also try dropping the tire pressure....

I would.
Also try dropping the tire pressure. My GCL was all over the road until I dropped the tp down 5 PSI, the difference in handling / tracking was amazing. Before it would follow the truck ruts...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   08-26-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By Rapidrob
Rim? Bent axle?

Rim?
Bent axle?
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-26-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Rapidrob
no one?

no one?
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-24-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 54,050
Views: 3,393,365
Posted By Rapidrob
Today I wanted to see if the '98 would tow a...

Today I wanted to see if the '98 would tow a trailer loaded with cement blocks from the boonies of NM.
My wife wanted to build a raised bed for next years tomato and found used cement blocks for...
Jeep Forums: TJ Wrangler Technical Forum   08-24-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By Rapidrob
If your worried about the Jeep "growing feet" I...

If your worried about the Jeep "growing feet" I use The Club when I park in iffy areas. While not 100% effective as the bad guys can cut the steering wheel, it does deter most of them.
Turn the...
Jeep Forums: Engines & Drivetrain   08-24-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Rapidrob
I would buy a cheap endoscope off of ebay and...

I would buy a cheap endoscope off of ebay and remove the spark plug and take a good long look at the piston and cylinder.
See if anything is causing the valves not to cycle properly.
These scopes...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-23-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rapidrob
That is where the trailer lights cable will be...

That is where the trailer lights cable will be coming from. As stated above, the trailer light box is notorious for failing and causing all sorts of problems with the tail lights.
You have the color...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-22-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Rapidrob
It does sound like it is low on transmission...

It does sound like it is low on transmission fluid. I just went through a similar problem when a cooling hose let go.

Check the TV cable ( kick-down )as well to make sure it is still in place to...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rapidrob
Take your meter and put one lead on the metal...

Take your meter and put one lead on the metal outer case of the bulb holder. The other to a good ground that is not painted. Do an Ohm test. You should show a dead short, or a couple of Ohms. Any...
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Rapidrob
When working it shows which wheels are engaged...

When working it shows which wheels are engaged for 2-4 wheel drive.
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Rapidrob
Can the "All Locks" switch be replaced?

1998 GCL, the "all locks" switch on the drivers door control is broken.
Can the switch itself be replaced or do I have to buy a complete remote control panel in the door card?
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By Rapidrob
Arm Rest repair pads?

My drivers door arm rest is cracked as one would expect here in the desert.
I see that a fellow makes a repair pad for the 1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee but he tells me they will not fit the 1998....
Jeep Forums: ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-19-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rapidrob
https://www.2carpros.com/articles/brake-lights-not...

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/brake-lights-not-working
While not for the Jeep, there is some good info there.
The wiring runs down the left side of the Jeep ( inside of the metal ) to the...
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