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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
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: 307
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: 258
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: 570
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...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By Shelby427
See if the lights dim when you try and start it....

See if the lights dim when you try and start it. Would indicate either a weak battery, or amp hungry starter, or poor connection. Voltage is a poor test for battery condition. A bad battery will show...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Shelby427
Yep, the steering wheel centering problem is...

Yep, the steering wheel centering problem is usually a sign that the front axle is shifting side to side. AKA the track bar at fault.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Shelby427
Well Bars leak is designed to plug up leaks. Now...

Well Bars leak is designed to plug up leaks. Now that said, it may or may not fix the problem. And if it does, it's a temporary fix. The only true fix is to replace the heater core. Not fun but not...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Shelby427
the basics. Like how do you know the battery is...

the basics. Like how do you know the battery is "fine"? Are the connections to it clean and tight? A bad battery can read proper voltage, but have no amp capability.

Will it start with a jump...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Shelby427
Do the front parking lamps work? Do the turn...

Do the front parking lamps work?
Do the turn signals and brake lamps work in the rear?

You have multiple fuses that control the instrument lamps and tail lights.

Would check both the under...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 726
Posted By Shelby427
Another vote for a failing master cylinder. ...

Another vote for a failing master cylinder.
Couple of things. When the tire shop checked for the problem, the wheel cylinder was an obvious one. With it bad, they couldn't check for an additional...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Shelby427
Under the battery, on the battery tray, you will...

Under the battery, on the battery tray, you will find a round disc about 2" in diameter. That is a temperature sensor, it reads the battery's temperature. If the battery gets too hot, it turns off...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 03-27-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 572
Posted By Shelby427
Definite answer, a toggle switch by the fuse box...

Definite answer, a toggle switch by the fuse box is not factory, someone added it.

Now for what? That's for you to find out. One item I didn't see mentioned, as you said it's on a yellow wire, is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Shelby427
SurfKaster, your link is for the canister...

SurfKaster, your link is for the canister solenoid, not the canister.

If you can't find new, call a salvage yard for one.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-12-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,502
Posted By Shelby427
Okay read the whole thing and something no one...

Okay read the whole thing and something no one has touched on, other then the OP.

He's learning his lessons. Got tickets, figured out maybe should change his driving habits.
Two blown rear ends,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-12-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Shelby427
Most likely the front pump/torque convertor seal...

Most likely the front pump/torque convertor seal is leaking.
Only fix there is to pull the trans to replace the seal.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-12-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Shelby427
Also go back over the TV cable adjustment. It...

Also go back over the TV cable adjustment. It doesn't take much misadjustment to make the trans act really weird and give you some god awful shifts. Both up and down.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Shelby427
Crap,I just tossed one. Wasn't a real one, was...

Crap,I just tossed one. Wasn't a real one, was off a Power Wheels Jeep.
I honestly thought about hanging it up in the garage.

Got the Power Wheels for $50.00 off Craigslist. All I wanted was the...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Shelby427
Umm I've had State Farm for decades now. When I...

Umm I've had State Farm for decades now. When I buy a vehicle, new or used I stop by the agent's office. They take some photos of it, and document any add ons. If I add anything later I stop by and...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Shelby427
Whoops forgot the one just this week. Customer...

Whoops forgot the one just this week. Customer brings in a battery to have checked, car won't start.
Battery tests bad, shorted cell.

Customer buys battery, takes home. Calls later to say he...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-27-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Shelby427
You need to be smarter then what you are working...

You need to be smarter then what you are working on. If not then don't do it.

Had one of the latter a while back. Buys battery, will install it themselves.

Get call from said person, reaming me...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-27-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,090
Posted By Shelby427
Take it for what it's worth. I have a 97 with a...

Take it for what it's worth. I have a 97 with a 4.0 and it had the lovely screeching monkey too.
I pulled the distributor and disassembled it. Same deal, upper bushing was bone dry.

I did the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 568,982
Posted By Shelby427
You have the skills to work on it, or at least...

You have the skills to work on it, or at least ask for help if you don't.

I had a real "Here's your sign" day today at the shop.

Old Asian couple come in and want a new battery for their Benz....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By Shelby427
It's a Jeep sign of ownership. You can always...

It's a Jeep sign of ownership. You can always tell who owns a Jeep. Just look for the ripped belt loop.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 01-15-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By Shelby427
no matter how bad someone screws up a Jeep, it won't be as bad as this.

Looking on Craig's List I stumbled on this.

CUSTOM S-10 12 CYL AWESOME RIDE (http://cfl.craigslist.org/cto/4812656708.html)

Dear Lord what was this guy on when he thought up this one? :jawdrop:
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-15-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Shelby427
Which is telling you the IAC is not compensating...

Which is telling you the IAC is not compensating for the additional load.
And we're back to the dog chasing it's tail. Is it an IAC fault, or is it something else like a bad TPS not reading the...
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