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Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-27-2021, 03:06 PM
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Posted By SteveROntario
Feel free to lift a wheel on your vehicle, turn...

Feel free to lift a wheel on your vehicle, turn on the key, spin the wheel a bunch, and then try to drive away after putting the wheel back on the ground. The ABS will have a fit. You can avoid...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-26-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,992
Posted By SteveROntario
Shouldn't be a problem. The glow plugs and...

Shouldn't be a problem. The glow plugs and injector seals won't make it that long but the turbo will.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By SteveROntario
there are also some expansion bellows on the...

there are also some expansion bellows on the exhaust that can fail
have a look at some photos of the exhaust manifolds and turbo
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-26-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By SteveROntario
I have had it happen immediately after changing...

I have had it happen immediately after changing the wheel bearings. This can be avoided if you have the battery disconnected when servicing the hubs.
You are going to need to clear your codes and...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-26-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By SteveROntario
buy a new filter, I've had filters that come with...

buy a new filter, I've had filters that come with poor fitting bleeders that get tight before sealing
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-30-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By SteveROntario
Rain and brightness would probably around the...

Rain and brightness would probably around the rearview mirror facing forward if you have a fully loaded Jeep. There is also a red dome on the top of the dash that senses ambient light to turn on the...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-29-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By SteveROntario
The u-haul dolly's have brakes and work well, I...

The u-haul dolly's have brakes and work well, I wouldn't hesitate to use one of those. The u-haul car carriers are heavy so I only like to use them if the vehicle has some sort of problem.
I have...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-05-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By SteveROntario
I power wash my engine when it starts getting...

I power wash my engine when it starts getting skuzzy. That includes the front, the heads (covers all removed), and a bit down in the valley. I did an oil change last week and noticed pretty much...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-28-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By SteveROntario
You will get that if you have the key on and...

You will get that if you have the key on and manually spin one of the wheels while servicing the vehicle. You can reset the codes and make it go away when that happens.
The parking brake has a...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-08-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,905
Posted By SteveROntario
I would look at the Dorman website if you can get...

I would look at the Dorman website if you can get them where you live. When I got mine it had a Mercedes part in the box. Mercedes charges a core on the old part which is ridiculous.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-05-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By SteveROntario
That's the sway-bar link. You need one on each...

That's the sway-bar link. You need one on each end of the sway-bar.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-04-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,905
Posted By SteveROntario
The conductor plate shorts out when there is too...

The conductor plate shorts out when there is too much metal in the oil. You'll end up with speed sensor problems and get stuck in limp mode. The connector is also prone to leaking but that can be...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-04-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By SteveROntario
Yes, you need at least one dc to dc charger. You...

Yes, you need at least one dc to dc charger. You will need one from the jeep for charging off the alternator and another method to charge your lithium batteries from shore power when you can plug...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-01-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,905
Posted By SteveROntario
Yes, you can use the drain for faster service...

Yes, you can use the drain for faster service after you change the filter and clean the pan. You will eventually have conductor plate problems and need to pull the bottom of the transmission apart...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-16-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By SteveROntario
2" plus tires

2" plus tires
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-13-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,657
Posted By SteveROntario
I think the EPA investigation revealed that the...

I think the EPA investigation revealed that the ECO and the Hot tune were the same. That was my interpretation...marketing.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-11-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 1,923,219
Posted By SteveROntario
I think I am going to determine what the largest...

I think I am going to determine what the largest factory tires are out of the 4 selections and go with that for now. It is interesting that the Jeep has lots of programming options, my 2004 Chevy...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-07-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 1,923,219
Posted By SteveROntario
I picked up an Autel 906BT from a taxi garage...

I picked up an Autel 906BT from a taxi garage today. Apparently everybody quit to go on financial aid so he doesn't have any employees. :|
The Autel is a nice machine but doesn't let you program...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-24-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 1,923,219
Posted By SteveROntario
I ended up finding a set of wheels from a JK and...

I ended up finding a set of wheels from a JK and they worked out. The QuadraTec link is helpful, I see some people are able to get the JL wheels to fit so in theory I guess the WK2 could too? The...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-19-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 1,923,219
Posted By SteveROntario
Currently hunting for a set of new take off...

Currently hunting for a set of new take off wheels for the WK. Does anybody have a short list of compatible Jeeps? I have a 2" lift and 1.5" spacers.
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