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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Shelby427
Warfcreek, that's the problem with codes. ...

Warfcreek, that's the problem with codes.

Folks read them and think they point to a part. They don't, they point to a part of the system. And that's where things can go south. They don't...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Shelby427
One other thing. What kind of oil filter are you...

One other thing. What kind of oil filter are you using?
If you have one with a stuck check valve in it, it will allow the oil to drain out back into the sump. When you start the engine, there is no...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By Shelby427
Like said, so many things it could be. But three...

Like said, so many things it could be. But three basics are required to run. Fuel/Air/Spark.

Need to find the missing one when it acts up.
Fuel pressure dropping off right before it dies?
Are...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Shelby427
That guy should be given a little bit of his own...

That guy should be given a little bit of his own medicine. Good battery, some jumper cables, and a salt water bath, and see how he likes it.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Shelby427
Or you battery was on it's way out and you...

Or you battery was on it's way out and you finally killed it.
A bad battery can show perfect voltage, but have no amp capability to start the engine.

And a bad battery can fool a charger.

Turn...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 780
Posted By Shelby427
Your temperature sender. It sends a signal to the...

Your temperature sender. It sends a signal to the temperature gauge.
Should be right near the thermostat housing. It uses resistance to make the needle on the gauge move. As the temperature climbs,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 330
Posted By Shelby427
You have a Rubi and it's never been in mud or...

You have a Rubi and it's never been in mud or water? Shame on you, it's acting up cause it wants to go play.

Seriously though. ALWAYS start with the basics. Fuel/Air/Spark.
What are you missing...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 780
Posted By Shelby427
Late to the party,but... I don't know if anyone...

Late to the party,but...
I don't know if anyone else caught it, the hose "was squished together"!
That's a stuck thermostat sign.

And after all you've done, did you check the temp sender for...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Shelby427
Well if not engine/emission related, or ABS, what...

Well if not engine/emission related, or ABS, what about SRS? The airbag system (SRS) can set a check engine light too. Least yours, I don't think has a BCM also, Body Control Module, another little...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 663
Posted By Shelby427
As mentioned a scanner of some sort, and the...

As mentioned a scanner of some sort, and the basics are a must.
Even if it doesn't set a code you may be able to pick up the fault(s) by looking at the data.

I've seen crank sensors, TPS',...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Shelby427
It's possible if your Jeep has ABS brakes, that...

It's possible if your Jeep has ABS brakes, that it could set a check engine lamp.
Did the shop check for ABS codes or just engine codes?

Like Neil F. stated two separate places you have to look...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-07-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Shelby427
Because Razer has a good eye. The two lower...

Because Razer has a good eye.

The two lower bubbles look like bondo bubbles. Like it was either rusted before or had some damage previously, and had filler/bondo applied over it.

I've seen that...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 25,426
Posted By Shelby427
Why can't Chrysler/Fiat do it? Well if you are...

Why can't Chrysler/Fiat do it? Well if you are old enough to remember the Fiats of the late 70's and 80's they rusted like there was no tomorrow. And Chrysler? Go to a body shop and look at a wrecked...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Shelby427
Sounds like a bad bearing. Check the...

Sounds like a bad bearing. Check the idler/tensioner pulleys first.
If you are REALLY careful, use the old mechanics trick. Take a long long screwdriver, and put the tip on the mount bolts (center...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Shelby427
Or, buy the new wheels. Keep the old ones for...

Or, buy the new wheels. Keep the old ones for winter use.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Shelby427
Here you go. Replacing Your Jeep Waterpump...

Here you go.
Replacing Your Jeep Waterpump (http://www.4x4xplor.com/waterpump.html)

p.s. a Jeep is NOT a car.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Shelby427
Umm, both places told you the trans had to be...

Umm, both places told you the trans had to be rebuilt to correct just that, right?

Second place did the rebuild, did not correct the problem. Then they tell you it's normal for it to do that....
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Shelby427
Contact Chrysler Customer Service and request a...

Contact Chrysler Customer Service and request a copy of the build sheet.
I got one for our 97 Sahara from them.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Shelby427
What code was stored after the Check Engine lamp...

What code was stored after the Check Engine lamp flashed on/off?
If the light comes on it will store a code.

And yep it sounds like maybe something like a harness is getting rubbed against...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By Shelby427
Find another mechanic. You can hook up a scanner...

Find another mechanic. You can hook up a scanner and read the whole system, and take what is called a "snap shot" when it fails. Then you can look through the specs to determine what is failing and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 663
Posted By Shelby427
Did some reading on this, seems a lot of folks...

Did some reading on this, seems a lot of folks are saying you have to use the IAC and TPS and such from the 2.5 on the 4.0 throttle body, otherwise it will do all kinds of crazy things.

I feel...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Shelby427
And it would add even more stuff underneath to...

And it would add even more stuff underneath to get hung up on.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Shelby427
Well from someone who works in auto parts, parts...

Well from someone who works in auto parts, parts are stocked by how fast they move off the shelf. Slow movers tend to get shipped back to the warehouse. That leaves more room for the stuff that...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Shelby427
Try this. Turn the key to the run position, for a...

Try this. Turn the key to the run position, for a few seconds, then turn the key off.
Do this three times, then try and start the engine. If it fires right up, more then likely you have a fuel...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Shelby427
Yep most likely the ignition switch is going bad....

Yep most likely the ignition switch is going bad.

Something else when it act up and you are driving, try wiggling the key part/ignition cylinder slightly. I've had a couple where the switch was...
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