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11-16-2010 05:34 PM
Redjeepmormon Lol me too
11-16-2010 01:14 PM
AtcoTrailsINC
11-15-2010 09:50 PM
doclouie What did you do to revive it? You are not the first to cross a lake and it would be helpful for the next person who does the same thing.
11-15-2010 07:54 PM
Loic still, have you taken out your air filter and check in the tubes? anyway your air filter (look like a KN) need to be cleaned (washed and AIR dried) and oiled
11-15-2010 06:21 PM
zildijianxiv It's been revived thanks guys
11-15-2010 09:41 AM
gospelsos
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Originally Posted by zildijianxiv View Post
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhswlDBTXFg

Thats the video of the sound it makes while trying to start. Had heaters on it all day, new plugs.
so the jeep is still in the garage and its pretty chilly in there but idk if its below freezing. we got new spark plugs in it and new oil but it still wont start she just barely gets there. u can hear the video and the belt starts to turn but nothing happens.
is it just some more electronics that need to dry out or what?
we did try cranking it without spark plugs and no water shot out. if u look at the top picture no water got over the hood and im pretty sure none got into the intake but it was turned off so a bunch prob got into the exhaust im thinking.

what kinda fluid do u put in the transfer case also btw because i got mobil 1 atf+3 its a manual idk if thats what ur supposed to use or not.

is there any other way to drain any more water that might still be in there?
11-15-2010 06:50 AM
Redjeepmormon
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Originally Posted by dentedvw

Probably not at a "battle site". At the end of WWII, we shoved jeeps, tanks, airplanes, all kinds of stuff off the ships, on the way home. Saved fuel for the trip home. And we are incredibly wasteful. And we were arrogant, figuring that there was no need for them, as there is an endless supply of materials at nearly no cost.

The Pacific ocean is littered with war debris.
CABINET // Million Dollar Point
Yeah and how much you want to bet that if you pulled that jeep out if the ocean, it still start up and go through a mudhole lol

The military is just saving them for the apocalypse
11-15-2010 05:03 AM
dentedvw
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Originally Posted by bobjenkins View Post
I wouldlike to know what battle site thats at?
Probably not at a "battle site". At the end of WWII, we shoved jeeps, tanks, airplanes, all kinds of stuff off the ships, on the way home. Saved fuel for the trip home. And we are incredibly wasteful. And we were arrogant, figuring that there was no need for them, as there is an endless supply of materials at nearly no cost.

The Pacific ocean is littered with war debris.
CABINET // Million Dollar Point
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Just off the coast of Espírito Santo, an island in the Vanuatu archipelago of the South Western Pacific, there is a massive underwater dump. Called Million Dollar Point after the millions of dollars worth of material disposed there, the dump is a popular diving destination, and divers report an amazing quantity of wreckage: jeeps, six-wheel drive trucks, bulldozers, semi-trailers, fork lifts, tractors, bound sheets of corrugated iron, unopened boxes of clothing, and cases of Coca-Cola. The dumped goods were not abandoned by the ni-Vanuatu people, nor by the Franco-British Condominium who ruled Vanuatu (then known as the New Hebrides) from 1906 until 1980, but by personnel of a WWII American military base named Buttons. At the end of the war, sometime between August 1945 and December 1947, the US military interred supplies, equipment, and vehicles under water. The travel writer Thurston Clarke describes the scene:

The Seabees built a ramp running into the sea and every day Americans drove trucks, jeeps, ambulances, bulldozers, and tractors into the channel, locking the wheels and jumping free at the last second. Engine blocks cracked and hissed. Some Seabees wept. Ni-Vanuatu witnessing the destruction of wealth their island would never see again, at least in their lifetimes, thought the Americans had gone mad.
11-14-2010 11:24 PM
zildijianxiv
11-14-2010 10:35 PM
zildijianxiv http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhswlDBTXFg

Thats the video of the sound it makes while trying to start. Had heaters on it all day, new plugs.
11-14-2010 10:10 PM
legman68 Dude that sucks! All I can say is good luck, and if you're the praying type, that wouldn't hurt
11-14-2010 09:25 PM
bobjenkins
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Originally Posted by ESP123 View Post
I wouldlike to know what battle site thats at?
11-14-2010 09:12 PM
rrich So the immediate problem is it won't crank?
Suspect the starter got water in it and froze. Put the heater so it heats the starter to dry it out.

Once it's dry and if it still won't crank, try tapping on the starter solenoid while someone tries to crank it. Mud may have gotten in it.

And clean battery cables, make sure the battery is fully charged - something may have been left on while soaking.
11-14-2010 08:11 PM
JackdUp
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Originally Posted by dentedvw View Post
......everything that holds fluids except the cupholders.
Hahahaha. Good one
11-14-2010 07:54 PM
Ted_D
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Originally Posted by T2000J View Post


So Chadwick couldn't make it across the pond so tries to cross the lake?
11-14-2010 07:51 PM
dentedvw I meant bog water. Or maybe not.
11-14-2010 07:51 PM
dentedvw STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING! Open the diffs, drain the bong water out. Put cover back on, fill with gear lube. Repeat. You will need to replace one or more axle seals, for crying out loud don't drive it any farther with water in the differentials! Repeat this sequence with the transmission, transfer case, pretty much everything that holds fluids except the cupholders. Don't even flat tow it to a garage. Heat, drain, fill. Repeat. It's leaking at the diff cover or the transfer case? If it's the side of the diffs that the drive shaft is attached to, then your pinion seals are suspect as well. Oy Vay!
11-14-2010 07:40 PM
gospelsos yes zild was with me nd no gf was involved. its a manual and i think there dana 44's. gonna be uploading a video. with everything. the front axel is leaking from the join in the diff cover and its a steady stream is tht an easy fix? will upload some pics
11-14-2010 05:35 PM
csamn2007 X152 for letting it dry out.

Pictures or it didnt happen....
11-14-2010 05:08 PM
David Lucas
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Originally Posted by bobjenkins View Post
Chadwicks girlfriend lives
You mean she's makin' the 'rounds.
11-14-2010 03:08 PM
bobjenkins Chadwicks girlfriend lives
11-14-2010 02:59 PM
Bruck Was there a girl involved?

Sorry dude...That was cold. I really wish you the best of luck.
11-14-2010 02:19 PM
ygohome between gospelsos, chadwick and Zildi, I don't know who to believe or whats going on. lol.

it goes without saying but I'm going to say it anyway, change all of the fluids in everything... maybe even do that twice. change the plugs. Could be the ignition coil pack but who knows. First thing though is to get it clean and dry and change the fluids.
11-14-2010 12:04 PM
Gate53 Stick or auto?
You need to change all fluids, diffs, transmission, transfer case.
These may help:

Differential Service
AX-15 Manual Transmission Service
D-30 Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - 1

And you've done the oil. More than likely water in all of them. The heat might dry out your elec connections.
11-14-2010 12:00 PM
T2000J You gota get it in and warm . I would do a compleat fluid change on everything.
Probly do a compleat tune up too .I'd change all the fluids a few times once it's running and moving agin .
Freezing water is bad on seals, gaskets, etc.
11-14-2010 11:56 AM
JackdUp Reference Jeep Afogado Video.....

Hahahahahahahaha.

Surfs Up!!

To the OP: Disconnect battery, Pull the spark plug wires and plugs, add a few heaters, let it warm up and completely dry out. Change the oil and other fluids necessary. Once a few days have passed and all is bone dry, reinstall plugs and wires, change the oil and reconnect battery. Turn to the start position and look over the warning lights first. Then try and start it.

What can help us help you is, make sure you have a quality video camera pointing at the engine when you fire it up. If it does not start or even if it does and makes weird noises, posting the video can help experts narrow it down by the noises. Sometines, describing "its making this weird noise" dont help much. Trust me, I have done this before and posted on the ZO6VETTE forum and it was pegged spot on. I had a bad lifter.

Keep us posted.
11-14-2010 11:39 AM
zildijianxiv This is how it happened, we were mudding at night went down some random dirt road that got narrow and eventually ended up turning into a body of water, gospel doesnt even have his liscense yet and I wasnt really paying attention and he shouldve just have thrown it into reverse down the road but instead he tried to turn around reversed into the water and the mud was soft and it got stuck. Not as bad as the chadwick situation, no dive team needed LOL. The water wasnt crazy high(jumped in the next day to the freezing cold water to hook up a tow chain and it was slightly below my waist) but it did start to flood around the floor up to the shifter eventually because the water was rocking back aand forth as we tried to get it out. I let the oil drain for a day was a milky brown color then flushed it with 2 quarts last night, put new oil in and pulled the plugs and he cranked the ignition, just made a short hiss a couple times and it was 28 degrees out at the time. its been sitting in the driveway for 2 1/2 days at below freezing temps. probably gonna get it in my garage today and throw some heaters on it. Also there is a greyish white milky substance leaking around the u joint towards the front of the driveshaft. Neither of us know much about vehicles so all the help is apprecated.
11-14-2010 11:38 AM
T2000J It could be worse ..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DqeU...eature=related
11-14-2010 10:50 AM
Loic yeah, a pond........the size of the red sea...
11-14-2010 10:39 AM
redneckpilot If you do a search on Chadwick, you will see someone who had a similar problem. There was a lot of good advice there, along with a lot of ridicule. Hope you've got some thick skin, and good luck.

Also, Chadwick claimed it was a pond too... :-)
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