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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-13-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,190
Posted By mnhogrider
This is the problem when you start changing...

This is the problem when you start changing things from stock especially engine related parts. After market air intake stuff is really risky.

Fact is, they pulled off the intake parts and found...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-11-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By mnhogrider
I think I'd get a hard top for the winter. That...

I think I'd get a hard top for the winter. That Colorado snow can be the heavy sloppy stuff at 25 degrees. I wouldn't want all that weight on top of my soft top. Here in MN it's usually so cold...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-04-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By mnhogrider
I have a 2012 Wrangler with 20K miles on it now....

I have a 2012 Wrangler with 20K miles on it now. There is a bit of a break in/get aquainted period of time before you get smooth with it. I think it's the combination of the long clutch pedal travel...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,987
Posted By mnhogrider
I see you posted pictures while I was typing....

I see you posted pictures while I was typing. That could be brake fluid, but out of all four wheels at the same time? Did you or somebody recently bleed the brakes and didn't wash off the residual?
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-30-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,987
Posted By mnhogrider
You say this is happening on all 4 wheels? Then...

You say this is happening on all 4 wheels? Then you have something else going on as front axle and rear axles are a different design and the front axle seal wouldn't leak into the wheel rim. (the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By mnhogrider
Power brakes need the engine running. The brakes...

Power brakes need the engine running. The brakes will still work with the engine shut down but you need to push on the brake pedal pretty hard. Just like power steering. You'll be able to steer with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-28-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By mnhogrider
Photos?

Photos?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-28-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By mnhogrider
Actually, it's a pretty big job that most at-home...

Actually, it's a pretty big job that most at-home mechanics shouldn't try to tackle. Pulling out a transmission/transfer case to get to the clutch components is not easy. And getting it all lined up...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By mnhogrider
I bought a 2012 Wrangler 2 door new and it's my...

I bought a 2012 Wrangler 2 door new and it's my first Jeep. It came with a hard top. I didn't even know there was a dual top option until I started reading about it on this forum. The sales rep...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-26-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,164
Posted By mnhogrider
You may have an internal problem with your...

You may have an internal problem with your transmission or you may not. Being that you have low mileage, I would drain the transmission oil and pay attention to the magnetic plug. If the oil is clear...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-22-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By mnhogrider
Can you park it on a slight incline? Then with...

Can you park it on a slight incline? Then with the engine off and having it parked in gear, foot off the clutch, with the parking brake off does it hold the jeep or does it roll?

With the engine...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By mnhogrider
You didn't bump the transfer case lever into...

You didn't bump the transfer case lever into neutral somehow?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,632
Posted By mnhogrider
http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/sdebaunn/c...

http://i630.photobucket.com/albums/uu26/sdebaunn/clear_straps_large_zps1af07ea4.jpg (http://s630.photobucket.com/user/sdebaunn/media/clear_straps_large_zps1af07ea4.jpg.html)

Maybe her name is...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-20-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,096
Posted By mnhogrider
2012 Wrangler here with the 430N and connectivity...

2012 Wrangler here with the 430N and connectivity group w/remote USB port. I had my I pod charge/sync wire plugged into the console port and I unplugged it. When I went to plug it back in the USB...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-16-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By mnhogrider
When it's dead.

When it's dead.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By mnhogrider
Sounds like you'll be fine after washing out a...

Sounds like you'll be fine after washing out a couple yards of dirt. You may have to do it more than once.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-12-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,719
Posted By mnhogrider
My guess is just bad luck and she picked it up in...

My guess is just bad luck and she picked it up in the road. The angle of that pen would have to be just right.

I wonder if you took that pen and gave it a good solid whack with a hammer, if it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By mnhogrider
Sounds like you got some crud up into the clutch...

Sounds like you got some crud up into the clutch bellhousing making the throwout bearing unhappy.

I'd let it ride for a bit and see if it goes away after a couple of days. If it gets worse, then...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By mnhogrider
Obvious stuff: Is the radiaitor plugged...

Obvious stuff:

Is the radiaitor plugged with dirt, grass, etc.? A pressure washer is your friend here as long as you don't get too crazy with it.

Is the belt tight?

Is the coolant level...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-08-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By mnhogrider
Can you put it into gear with the engine running...

Can you put it into gear with the engine running or only with the engine off? With it in gear and the engine off, what happens when you start it with your foot down on the clutch pedal? Does it buck?...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-01-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By mnhogrider
You have too many wheel weights on your spare...

You have too many wheel weights on your spare tire. :rofl:

Seriously, the tailgate hinges support a lot of weight. And if you're parked uneven, especially if the gate is pitched up when you open...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By mnhogrider
When you put your foot down on the clutch pedal,...

When you put your foot down on the clutch pedal, does it go into gear? If so, the clutch is releasing.

Is the transfer case in 4H? It's not in neutral?

The clutch disk was put in the right...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By mnhogrider
Be careful and don't drop anything between the...

Be careful and don't drop anything between the front seats and the center console either.

This is another place that's no-man's land big-time.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-18-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,552
Posted By mnhogrider
You're not putting any wear on the clutch if you...

You're not putting any wear on the clutch if you are truely coasting in neutral, which is the gear shift in neurtal and your foot off the clutch pedal.

You'd be working the clutch more if you...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-13-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By mnhogrider
I've got a 2012 JK and never had a leaking...

I've got a 2012 JK and never had a leaking problem until this spring when the drivers side carpet was wet. I thought it was water coming in but after letting it dry and after a couple of warm dry...
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