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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-13-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By BigTizzie
Looking at my 2011 it seems easier to remove the...

Looking at my 2011 it seems easier to remove the coolant tank and air box on the inside of the engine bay.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-13-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By BigTizzie
Question Isn't there a hole in the wheel well? ...

Isn't there a hole in the wheel well?

Should be able to reach through there. I'll check it out this morning.

Jeez, $120 to change a light bulb???

First YT vid found...
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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-12-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,664
Posted By BigTizzie
Thumbs up I removed the radiator fan and blew out the...

I removed the radiator fan and blew out the radiator backwards a few days ago. Checked the fan operation on both speeds too, works fine.

Changed the T-stat and housing, bled system etc.

Now...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-12-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By BigTizzie
My 2011 has no spec fluid # on the cap. I...

My 2011 has no spec fluid # on the cap.

I put O'Reilly's PS fluid in the other day. Suitable for Chrysler MS-5931 P/N 04883977

Color is clear with a yellow tint.

:dunno:
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-10-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,664
Posted By BigTizzie
My temps were running around 215+F on Friday...

My temps were running around 215+F on Friday using the AC so I'm putting in the new thermostat and housing I got from RA. 203 deg F unit.

I did change to universal yellow coolant though. We will...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-09-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By BigTizzie
My mechanic said I have 2 oil leaks. One...

My mechanic said I have 2 oil leaks.

One from lower oil pan gasket and one from the rack and pinion.

I got a new oil pan gasket but just tightening up the 10 or so bolts seems to have helped...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-09-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By BigTizzie
I got the Dynomax rear "slip on" for my 2011. ...

I got the Dynomax rear "slip on" for my 2011.

Still not loud enough so I cut out the rear muffler. :laugh2:

Did a DIY fleet farm exhaust tip. Fine for me.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   06-05-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,643
Posted By BigTizzie
I have 169,000+ miles on my 2011. What do I...

I have 169,000+ miles on my 2011.

What do I win? :trophy2:
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-30-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By BigTizzie
Thumbs up Got my Jeep back, all they found is a leaky lower...

Got my Jeep back, all they found is a leaky lower oil pan and a leaking rack and pinion.

$165 for the oil pan and $1800 for the rack and pinion.

Rotated tires, final bill $80 bucks.

I'm...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-30-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By BigTizzie
Wow, what is that thing? Gotta look it up on...

Wow, what is that thing? Gotta look it up on Mopar site. BRB...

Which motor? 4 to choose from.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-30-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,664
Posted By BigTizzie
I found a 82 deg C one on Amazon. ...

I found a 82 deg C one on Amazon.
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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-30-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,664
Posted By BigTizzie
Do you have a Mahle part number for the WK2? Like...

Do you have a Mahle part number for the WK2? Like to get a 195 deg insert.

Looks like this:

https://www.rockauto.com/info/595/724-203_FRONT__ra_p.jpg
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-30-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,664
Posted By BigTizzie
I tried to find a 195 degree Stant thermostat and...

I tried to find a 195 degree Stant thermostat and did. Bought it but there isn't a way to put it into the stock housing unless you modified it.

When I put my new 95 C thermostat in the temps...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-29-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By BigTizzie
Bringing it in..

Taking my 2011 into a local mechanic tomorrow morning for a drive train and under body check up. He has a 2015 SRT so I though he'd be a good choice.

Is this ever a good idea? I don't have a full...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-29-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By BigTizzie
Unhappy Dang, at least you can bring it back to a shop...

Dang, at least you can bring it back to a shop for warranty repair I hope.

I use foaming glass cleaner to look for bubble leaks but the evaporator should be OK?

Condenser is a bunch of work.
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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-27-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By BigTizzie
Just see what the pressure is when it's hot out....

Just see what the pressure is when it's hot out. I have one of those cheap gauges and it works fine.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-22-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By BigTizzie
Thumbs up Peak rear view camera

Review...

From Me. :grin2:

Anyway, I was in Runnings the other day and they had a flash sale on these cameras.
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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-22-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By BigTizzie
Another spin off... I had the rear calipers...

Another spin off...

I had the rear calipers dragging over the weekend when I went out of town. Rear wheel getting pretty hot, just noticed it on this trip. Mileage dropped a bit.

I had to bring...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-13-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By BigTizzie
Have to figure out if it's the relay or the pump....

Have to figure out if it's the relay or the pump.

I did the relay last fall and so far so good. Got a spare relay also.

Or connections where they hack into the TIPM module.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   05-12-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By BigTizzie
Wow, that looks like a mess to replace. I did the...

Wow, that looks like a mess to replace. I did the upper and lower coolant hoses last fall. Probably going to need to do these here pretty soon before they fail in the middle of winter. :fear:
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