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11-15-2007 12:20 PM
soupy8728 After I swapped my engine, it did a similar thing. It was the clutch and I did NOT smell it burning. Good luck!!
11-12-2007 02:55 PM
reevesdieselyj I bet it is your timing. Adjust the distributor with a timing light. will probably fix it. have a good one.
11-12-2007 11:23 AM
4.0l sahara
Originally Posted by dadstoys2 View Post
Sounds like a bad clutch from your description.
If it was the clutch you would smell it burning if it's slipping that much. Do you smell it burning?
11-12-2007 11:21 AM
4.0l sahara check the ignition timing and if thats good check the cam timing. If the timing chain is off 1 or 2 notches on the gear it will run fine but will not have alot of power.
11-12-2007 01:06 AM
yj4x4 did you get the same size engine?
I was just wonderin cause i have seen it before
11-06-2007 06:09 AM
dadstoys2 Sounds like a bad clutch from your description.
11-05-2007 09:28 PM
Originally Posted by andok517 View Post
what does it do, when you say it feels like its in the wrong gear. explain?

Before the engine swap-out the Jeep had some pick up… now when I set on the gas it feels like the parking brake is on. It has no go… the rpm’s go up but the truck is not moving as fast as it was before.
11-05-2007 09:13 PM
andok517 what does it do, when you say it feels like its in the wrong gear. explain?
11-05-2007 08:38 PM
Good mechanic needed.

Hello everyone!

Few weeks ago my 93 Wrangler I6 spun a bearing, looked around online for new engine. Found one for about $1500 with a nice warranty, had it delivered, swapped it out over the weekend but now the Jeep has no power (it fires right up, the engine sounds good, no smoke) but it feels like it’s in the wrong gear. Checked the compression, changed out all of the sensors, did a major tune up, but still no luck. Any suggestions? Or does anyone know a good mechanic around Plainfield IL area? Please let me know.


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