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08-27-2013 07:16 PM
HAFICON
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Originally Posted by Rmiller31 View Post
were you stopping to break in the gears and let them cool? Hopefully the shop explained the break in period to you knowing you had such a far drive back.

Also y our abs kicking in is most likely just the drag link needing adjusted as others said. This has happened to me a couple times now after wheeling.

ALso was the wheel crooked when you picked it up? i can't imagine a shop noticing that and letting it go out the door like that.

When I was thinking of getting a truss I was advised to let someone with experience install it so that it didn't bow the axle. I'd lay a level across it and make sure everything is still straight.

Have you checked to make sure everything was torqued down?
Well I picked it up and drove it home was about 7:30 when I picked it up shop was closed. I pulled the bolt out of the drag link and swapped it and that is better now. The fluid level in the Diff is good but it is still leaking. Yes the wheel was cocked to one side when I picked it up, took me a moment to notice I stopped called owner at home he said they knew it was like that.

Today I ordered adjustable control arms and adjustable track bar. I will install them when they show up and have alignment done. I have not checked torque yet as I got it home and it has sat in front yard.
08-27-2013 03:01 PM
HAFICON
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Originally Posted by Rmiller31 View Post
were you stopping to break in the gears and let them cool? Hopefully the shop explained the break in period to you knowing you had such a far drive back.

Also y our abs kicking in is most likely just the drag link needing adjusted as others said. This has happened to me a couple times now after wheeling.

ALso was the wheel crooked when you picked it up? i can't imagine a shop noticing that and letting it go out the door like that.

When I was thinking of getting a truss I was advised to let someone with experience install it so that it didn't bow the axle. I'd lay a level across it and make sure everything is still straight.

Have you checked to make sure everything was torqued down?

The shop did the break in on the gears. Told me to drive it 500 mile then change fluid
08-27-2013 12:42 AM
gsn
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Originally Posted by Rmiller31 View Post
ALso was the wheel crooked when you picked it up? i can't imagine a shop noticing that and letting it go out the door like that.
*cough* 4wheel *cough**vomit**piss rainbows* parts

08-27-2013 12:34 AM
Rmiller31 were you stopping to break in the gears and let them cool? Hopefully the shop explained the break in period to you knowing you had such a far drive back.

Also y our abs kicking in is most likely just the drag link needing adjusted as others said. This has happened to me a couple times now after wheeling.

ALso was the wheel crooked when you picked it up? i can't imagine a shop noticing that and letting it go out the door like that.

When I was thinking of getting a truss I was advised to let someone with experience install it so that it didn't bow the axle. I'd lay a level across it and make sure everything is still straight.

Have you checked to make sure everything was torqued down?
08-26-2013 11:32 PM
HAFICON Well they said they drove it several times. All was good.

Ruby Tuesday.. I know sorry for the mess of a thread I was on the way home and was stopping along the way posting while trying to stay calm...
08-26-2013 11:18 PM
Ruby Tuesday Hard to follow this thread
08-26-2013 10:54 PM
Kevlars does not stop the distracted worker ... it happens ... if they are that recommended they will take care of you. You may want to ask them if they took it for a test drive to make sure all was well.... certainly if you had issues .. it was not.
08-26-2013 10:49 PM
HAFICON Pulled the Dip stick all seems fine. Oil level is about where it should be. Had a decent amount of metal shavings on the stick though gears and locker have 250 miles maybe on them.

I am concerned with oil coming out water will go in. but the shop that did the work has been around for a long time 20ish years I am told, and come highly recommended from 3 different forums by many people. Guess I am not mad because I am sure they will take care of me. Just wondering how my Jeep is going to get back to shop cause I am not driving it.
08-26-2013 10:14 PM
HAFICON No but had it towed home... just sper over 6K I am sure they will take care of me but I have, both coil sprindle severely bowed inward, bolt for track are is hitting truss has tire up bolt and face of truss, oil leaving for a le seal, sway bar where it connects to disconnect is hitting coil spring.

Shop is 3 hours right at 200 miles away.
08-26-2013 09:50 PM
kjeeper10 Do you have a alignment sheet ?
08-26-2013 09:06 PM
HAFICON
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Originally Posted by sparkfist View Post
maybe its because you were posting on the forums and driving at the same time
No I'll stop to make post. Doing inspections anyway now I just have more problems
08-26-2013 09:01 PM
Tweak
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Originally Posted by HAFICON View Post
Just Lewellen axle seal yes I'm getting towed
what?
08-26-2013 08:56 PM
HAFICON Just Lewellen axle seal yes I'm getting towed
08-26-2013 08:55 PM
Tweak grab a 15mm wrench and spin that turnbuckle. the steering "locking up" was your ABS and ESP thinking you were in the movie Tokyo Drift when you were actually trying to go in a straight line. the computer sees that your steering wheel is turned but your back wheels are moving at the same speed. normally this would only occur in a slide, so your computer compensates for a problem that isnt there!
08-26-2013 08:32 PM
Kevlars
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Originally Posted by sparkfist View Post
maybe its because you were posting on the forums and driving at the same time
hahahaha

Take it back and make sure that they did the alignment correctly.. you should have about 1/8 inch tow in that usually stabilizes the steering. I would have them do a full 4wd alignment. If it is aligned then you should have them go over your front end to make sure everything is tight.

-K
08-26-2013 08:02 PM
sparkfist
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Originally Posted by HAFICON View Post
Just hit a pothole at 50 mph almost lost control I had TNT truss installed With all new brackets, Still have stock control arms,
maybe its because you were posting on the forums and driving at the same time
08-26-2013 07:53 PM
HAFICON Just hit a pothole at 50 mph almost lost control I had TNT truss installed With all new brackets, Still have stock control arms,
08-26-2013 07:44 PM
HAFICON It is not so much of a wandering issue As it seems the steering wants to stick Hard to explain

I now have a dash Light on Looks like a vehicle with skidmarks Cruise control will not work Horn will not work
08-26-2013 07:43 PM
HAFICON They were supposed to have done an alignment
08-26-2013 07:41 PM
HAFICON 4.88 Gears , truss, lockers, JKs quick disco
08-26-2013 07:18 PM
kjeeper10 Steering wheel off center won't cause wandering.

What else was done ?

You can recenter the wheel loosening the 2 turn buckle bolts on the drag link and rotating the sleeve. The procal only assist you.
08-26-2013 07:11 PM
HAFICON
Center steering wheel?

Just picked up my Jeep from shop an the steering wheel is off center Jeep is driving all I've the road. Can't I center I with my pro cal? I have I with me by do not see an option on the dip switch settings to do it

Thanks for replies I have a 4 hour drive ahead of me to get back home.

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