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11-25-2013 09:04 AM
Smitty4x4 Airbag circuits work on Delta-V which change in velocity. That appears to be a low speed tip over which did not have large change in velocity based on the lack of damage. This worked out great for the OP. You usually see more damage than that. Didn't even break the mirror.
11-25-2013 08:23 AM
dgsholar
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Originally Posted by Remmy18 View Post
16k. Flopped it and oil got in the top end and fouled the plugs (P0300 code) and sputter at idle. Don't want to take it to dealer and void my warranty completely.



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Ouch - painful. But amazing so little damage. Glad the Air Bags didn't deploy. Just wondering if Jeep has a black box that tells on us? Like in a situation such as this where the Jeep was at 90 degrees. I hate those things....My 14 owners manual says something about a box being there in the event of an accident. Just wondering how much info it has access to. You'd think if it had a position sensor - Jeep would be selling inclinometers as an option.
11-25-2013 06:38 AM
Remmy18 Quick update: I had an intermittent sputter at idle after only changing the 3 passenger side plugs. With some help from my buddies, we did have to pull the intake plenum but changed the 3 driver's side plugs too. No sputter whatsoever and my MPG's have definitely improved and everything is back to normal. It wasn't that big of a deal to pull the intake plenum afterall.
08-22-2013 11:33 PM
m998dna
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Originally Posted by overblown View Post
Awful guess. Don't you know that all Harleys leak so much oil you never have to do an actual oil change?
Never owned one... all my bikes ran pre-mix.

Different strokes for different folks.



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08-22-2013 09:35 PM
Remmy18 I pulled the 3 easy access plugs on the passenger side (side down in flop), cleaned them off, reset the computer, and reinstalled. Cranked up, sounds good and no code. Lucked out on this one! Phew.. Thx all.
08-20-2013 11:51 AM
ztman [QUOTE=Remmy18;4097262]16k. Flopped it and oil got in the top end and fouled the plugs (P0300 code) and sputter at idle. Don't want to take it to dealer and void my warranty completely.


If you don't want to take it to the dealer, take it to an independent, they will have the right tools to do the job with out dissecting your jeep, and will probable less costly than doing it yourself
08-20-2013 11:37 AM
overblown
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Originally Posted by m998dna View Post
The question, which one? My bet is on your Harley...

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Awful guess. Don't you know that all Harleys leak so much oil you never have to do an actual oil change?
08-20-2013 11:06 AM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by Scott2373 View Post
I've never heard of a 100k spark plug...? I usually change mine every 25-30K
Almost every vehicle I have ever owned had a 100K spark plug life.
08-20-2013 10:45 AM
TeraFlex Let us know if it works, we will all have to do it at some point and I'd rather remove the liner than the intake, yikes. Sweet that the Jeep didnt take any real damage.
08-20-2013 12:34 AM
m998dna
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Originally Posted by overblown View Post
I change mine every 200 miles along with the oil. Change be too safe you know!
The question, which one? My bet is on your Harley...

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08-19-2013 11:08 PM
BubbaEinstein In addition to fender liner, lift the front of the jeep up by the frame so the axle drops or remove the tire (seems to be a common practice to get to plugs in newer cars).
08-19-2013 08:12 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by overblown View Post
I change mine every 200 miles along with the oil. Change be too safe you know!
Awesome
08-19-2013 07:59 PM
overblown I change mine every 200 miles along with the oil. Change be too safe you know!
08-19-2013 07:40 PM
Remmy18 found out that the driver side plugs need to be accessed by removing the intake plenum. I'm getting a P0300 misfire code and sputter at idle only. Someone suggested to me that I should replace the passenger side plugs first (easy to access) since that was the side I was laying on and are likely to be the side that is fouled. I will try that first, disconnect the battery for a while to clear the code then fire it up with fingers crossed. If that doesnt fix it I will then try the driver's side (I will try going through the fender well first before removing the intake, Thanks Teraflex).
08-19-2013 06:43 PM
panthermark I swapped them in my Acura at around 85,000 miles.

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Ouch on the painted flares!
08-19-2013 06:34 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by enjerhoo View Post
I hate to ask but how'd the passenger side hold up? Pics?
Amazingly well. Only damage was 2 small dings where the mirror folded in on the door and pillar.

Bottom right is after the flop.



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08-19-2013 06:32 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by TeraFlex View Post
Remmy I'm not 100% sure as I've never tried but it seems like they should be right there.
Thanks! I certainly hope so.
08-19-2013 06:31 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by slowjeep View Post
I see you're from Florida is that where it happend?
Yep, I was up in Citrus County.
08-19-2013 06:08 PM
TeraFlex Remmy I'm not 100% sure as I've never tried but it seems like they should be right there.
08-19-2013 06:07 PM
Barrie My 08 GT Mustang has them also,80,000 and still runs great, probably pull them in the next 5-10 thou.
08-19-2013 06:07 PM
enjerhoo I hate to ask but how'd the passenger side hold up? Pics?
08-19-2013 06:00 PM
derf
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Originally Posted by Scott2373 View Post
I've never heard of a 100k spark plug...? I usually change mine every 25-30K
Most OEMs use high mileage spark plugs like that these days. They're iridium or something like that. My '04 GTO had them and I swapped 'em out at around 98K. They were still in great shape.
08-19-2013 05:48 PM
slowjeep I see you're from Florida is that where it happend?
08-19-2013 05:45 PM
enjerhoo ouch!
08-19-2013 05:42 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by enjerhoo View Post
How many miles on your Jeep? I'll hit 30K this week but am not planning on changing the plugs yet.
16k. Flopped it and oil got in the top end and fouled the plugs (P0300 code) and sputter at idle. Don't want to take it to dealer and void my warranty completely.



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08-19-2013 05:33 PM
enjerhoo How many miles on your Jeep? I'll hit 30K this week but am not planning on changing the plugs yet.
08-19-2013 05:10 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by TeraFlex View Post
They are indeed 100k (96k) sparkplugs, also commonly known as platinum plugs. With the cost of the plugs I highly recommend not replacing them at 30k miles. If you want to do them early wait till around 60k or 75k. As far as replacing try taking out the inner fender liner.
I will try removing the fender liner. Thanks! do you know if they are pretty visible from there?
08-19-2013 01:43 PM
TeraFlex They are indeed 100k (96k) sparkplugs, also commonly known as platinum plugs. With the cost of the plugs I highly recommend not replacing them at 30k miles. If you want to do them early wait till around 60k or 75k. As far as replacing try taking out the inner fender liner.
08-19-2013 01:25 PM
Remmy18
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Originally Posted by derf View Post
I doubt anyone has put enough miles on theirs yet to need to change them. Aren't they good for like 100K miles?

But if you just want to swap them out, use a thin wall socket with a foam insert to hold on to the plug. Just be careful. The tubes surrounding the plug are thin and can break easily causing oil leaks.
How does one access the spark plugs? Getting to them looks tricky as they're not accessible.
08-19-2013 01:21 PM
Up Hill Bill 2012 Owners Manual calls for replacing spark plugs at 96,000 miles! I'll probably change them somewhere around 30,000 miles, but I'm just an old fool.....
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