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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 08:46 PM
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Posted By GmanWJ
Beg to differ, good sir. Removing fuel would not...

Beg to differ, good sir. Removing fuel would not produce the higher revs that accompany a downshift. I see it all the time ... Unless I am somehow imagining it, that's always possible because I am a...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By GmanWJ
Well I ran my O'Reilly replacement for 35k miles,...

Well I ran my O'Reilly replacement for 35k miles, rattling for probably 5k ... original went 160k before it started leaking. When I replaced the O'Reilly I went with Mopar.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2020, 02:49 PM
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Posted By GmanWJ
I have a 4.7 w/cruise and I am no expert either....

I have a 4.7 w/cruise and I am no expert either. When going downhill and speed exceeds the set speed, the system will downshift to rely on engine braking to slow down but as far as I know the disc...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By GmanWJ
Up front ... no, I do not really know why this...

Up front ... no, I do not really know why this would happen. BUT I have read many stories about similar dash light/gauge problems and many of them talk about voltage problems. So my recommendation to...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By GmanWJ
My WJ came with TPMS but I got tired of it...

My WJ came with TPMS but I got tired of it constantly beeping at me when I would run the tires outside the design pressure range. Every 10 minutes the stupid thing would go off and override the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By GmanWJ
How is your water pump? Last year mine had a...

How is your water pump? Last year mine had a rattle that would come and go, took a while to zero in on WP but when I replaced it the noise went away.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-15-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By GmanWJ
Right on ... I have a paper copy in my garage but...

Right on ... I have a paper copy in my garage but it would be nice to have an electronic copy. Thanks!
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-15-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By GmanWJ
+1 this is what I always think of when the...

+1 this is what I always think of when the annoying-rattle-that-I-can't-find problem pops up. It is not entirely obvious that the heat shield is not secure either, need to get your fingers down there...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-08-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By GmanWJ
Yeah that cover looks pretty clean. It was just a...

Yeah that cover looks pretty clean. It was just a thought.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-04-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By GmanWJ
An engine can lose oil from internal leaks that...

An engine can lose oil from internal leaks that burn oil in the cylinders, and it can get in there two ways:
1) enter the top of the cylinder by leaking past the valve stem seals
2) enter the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-04-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By GmanWJ
Do your valve covers look like this? ...

Do your valve covers look like this?

http://i.imgur.com/tHBK4UG.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/J4MAmOR.jpg
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-04-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By GmanWJ
How do your valve covers look? Seeping oil...

How do your valve covers look? Seeping oil burning on the exhaust manifolds has a particular odor, can be hard to localize. Just spitballing here.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-01-2020, 03:31 PM
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Views: 4,678,026
Posted By GmanWJ
I have a hitch carrier like that which I got from...

I have a hitch carrier like that which I got from Harbor Freight a long time ago. It is great for highway travel, liked it a lot. Be warned though, that carrier absolutely RUINS your departure angle,...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   09-01-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By GmanWJ
:congrats: :congrats: :congrats: :cheers2: ...

:congrats: :congrats: :congrats:
:cheers2:
Hurray for sticking with it! Sometimes you just need to punt and have somebody else do the thing, I know the feeling. Glad to hear you have it back on the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-31-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,329
Posted By GmanWJ
2002 WJ Battery Cable Replacement

Decided it was time to replace the battery cables as part of the dual battery mod. Discovered that my factory cables were still in very good condition. The battery terminals were showing lots of wear...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-25-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By GmanWJ
Transmission or motor mounts? Maybe?

Transmission or motor mounts? Maybe?
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-24-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By GmanWJ
Well done! That looks like a lot of hard work,...

Well done! That looks like a lot of hard work, you should be happy about that. I have been wanting to get my factory rims powder coated, how much did that cost?
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-24-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By GmanWJ
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mop-53022277aa/...

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mop-53022277aa/make/jeep


I think those channels go directly down into the sump but I cannot be sure. Stuff some rags into those holes before more find their...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-24-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By GmanWJ
These power outlets are pretty simple...

These power outlets are pretty simple construction, are you sure you are not getting power there? Bottom of the outlet is +, walls are -. Should be able to test them to verify power. Don't short the...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   08-23-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By GmanWJ
Just putting this out there ... Are you sure it...

Just putting this out there ... Are you sure it isn't your valve cover gaskets dumping oil on the exhaust manifolds? Never noticed mine visibly smoking while warm and at a stop or accelerating from...
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