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Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-17-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By car6car
Thanks. Some engines have specific problems. as...

Thanks.
Some engines have specific problems. as far as I know 4.7 drop valve seats.
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-17-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By car6car
Who installed 4.7 timing chain w/o special tool? I did.

about 3-5 years ago I used rope to install timing chain of 4.7 engine. It held chain to sprocket and I removed it after installation. Is there another way? thanks.

I have knocking WJ and most...
Jeep Forums: WJ Grand Cherokee Forum   02-17-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By car6car
4.7 loud knock. Most likely problem? To mechanics.

This is a question for Jeep mechanics.
Which knocking reason has highest chance? which is #2? #3?
thanks.
I didn't diagnose it yet.
Valve seat fell out?
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-17-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By car6car
Bottle of ATF will clean lifters in 2 min.

Bottle of ATF will clean lifters in 2 min.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-15-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By car6car
diagnosing of the problem could be done with $5...

diagnosing of the problem could be done with $5 multimeter from HarborFreight. Pretty streight forward.
Checking voltages of thin and thick starter wires while starting.
Your Starter solenoid...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-12-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By car6car
watch fluid levels and how oil looks. I wouldn't...

watch fluid levels and how oil looks. I wouldn't worry about anythging else.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-12-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By car6car
How is your MPG?

XJ is my second car, it will be possibly my daily driver. My Ford Focus is 42 MPG highway, better than Civic.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-10-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By car6car
transfer brackets and motor mounts, it shouldn't...

transfer brackets and motor mounts, it shouldn't be hard. Remove alternator with bracket, 4 9/16" bolts, PS pump 1/2" 3 bolts
I am sure engine block is the same.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-10-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By car6car
Unscrew, use JBWeld and screw it in.

Unscrew, use JBWeld and screw it in.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-10-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By car6car
I guess you are smarter than Chrysler engineers....

I guess you are smarter than Chrysler engineers. I thought I was the only one, but it looks like there are two of us...:wink2::laugh2:
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-10-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By car6car
to start starter voltage goes to starter...

to start starter voltage goes to starter solenoid. If voltage doesn't get there., it is lost somewhere: starter relay, ignition switch.
Voltage goes: battery - ignition switch - starter relay -...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-10-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,219
Posted By car6car
del

del
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-08-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By car6car
freon leak has to be diagnosed before replacing...

freon leak has to be diagnosed before replacing parts. Automechanics have to be controlled as much as possible, always request old parts when they replace parts.
It is a good idea to stay there and...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-08-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,304
Posted By car6car
the only possible logical explanation of this...

the only possible logical explanation of this doesn't make any sense to me:
use conventional oil for 1000 miles because it doesn't prevent metal parts from rubbing each other and lets them wear out...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-08-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By car6car
if your Jeep didn't flip over, I am sure there is...

if your Jeep didn't flip over, I am sure there is a way to repair its roof w/o replacement.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-08-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 31,555
Posted By car6car
fuel line and evaporator lines have to be...

fuel line and evaporator lines have to be visually inspected (buy ramps from autozone, $20)
evaporator code should be there, if it is evap. problem.
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By car6car
Alarm system idea. Wire from starter to horn.

I was going to do it for awhile, it should cost about $3, 10 min. job.
3 way switch, which will direct voltage to horn instead of starter. All wires are next to steering column.
Another way...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-07-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,304
Posted By car6car
Preoiling is a good idea before starting engine...

Preoiling is a good idea before starting engine after repair. NAPA sells a tool for AC system flush. Remove oil pressure sensor and pump oil. 5 min job....
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-06-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,304
Posted By car6car
I always use cheap oil from Walmart for all my...

I always use cheap oil from Walmart for all my cars and after repairing engines. It doesn't matter. Using synthetic oils is wasting money. Theory is engine parts do not touch each other, there is...
Jeep Forums: XJ Cherokee Technical Forum   02-04-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By car6car
You probably had bad mechanical fan clutch. I...

You probably had bad mechanical fan clutch.
I used to tow cars with XJ, some of them were heavier than my XJ (it was very stupid). Never had it overheated until fan clutch died. I replaced it, no...
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