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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-20-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
I consistently get 19.5 mixed driving. 21.5 max...

I consistently get 19.5 mixed driving. 21.5 max on freeway trips
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-19-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
TPMS light at 29# after hitting a parking lot...

TPMS light at 29# after hitting a parking lot curb hard. Aired to 35# but light is still on. Oh, it did get cold last night: 57F.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-28-2013, 08:22 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
The original video on this nailed it, but I...

The original video on this nailed it, but I didn't realize it until after the head change. All the 3.6's sound like a sewing machine with 24 valves slapping around in a plastic engine, what would you...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-28-2013, 08:10 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
Ditto at 9500mi except for MAP sensor. Your...

Ditto at 9500mi except for MAP sensor. Your problems should be over. -Now at 27Kmi no problems except dealer drives it in deep and hard when I ask for Synthetic oil. Changed the diff fluids myself -...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-18-2013, 12:59 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
ARG! The truth hurts. Oh the pain! Thanks for...

ARG! The truth hurts. Oh the pain! Thanks for the honest assessment. I had my head replaced after CEL blew code. Tick gone for 14K miles now. Victorville Motors holds the world record head swap...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-05-2013, 05:02 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Did you say 3.6 Ticking Noise? Chrysler Service...

Did you say 3.6 Ticking Noise? Chrysler Service Department has been trained specifically to say: "Oh, this is just normal injector noise" when you ask about the 1 in 12 loud TICK coming from the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-27-2013, 03:41 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
No Sorry. I hold this record. 4 hours. I dropped...

No Sorry. I hold this record. 4 hours. I dropped off my 2012 last year for ticking/CEL at 8:00 Monday morning, Service Department called at noon same day - "all done -replaced head". It must be...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-07-2013, 04:39 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Ditto.:thumb:

Ditto.:thumb:
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-18-2013, 04:29 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Ditto above - cheap and easy upgrade - 50%...

Ditto above - cheap and easy upgrade - 50% brighter than stock. Still not perfect but better than stock. At least I can see SOMETHING now...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-18-2013, 04:06 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
10K now on the replaced head, with no problems...

10K now on the replaced head, with no problems since, other than the dealership now wants to sell me an overpriced differential service.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2012, 11:11 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
That ticking you hear is really a countdown clock...

That ticking you hear is really a countdown clock to 12-21-12.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-10-2012, 10:44 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
Hmmm. I have been in Aerospace QA for 30 years...

Hmmm. I have been in Aerospace QA for 30 years now, and you would not believe the number of overlapping tolerance issues I have seen on mating assemblies. As long as the assemblies are manufactured...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-06-2012, 11:54 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
The bad heads were a machining defect. The...

The bad heads were a machining defect. The ticking produced was mechanical and had nothing to do with the octane of gas used. I use 87 octane California Gas. (I checked that first, as I once had an...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-07-2012, 03:28 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
I believe the defective heads had a machining...

I believe the defective heads had a machining error. Mine was ticking in the winter, until they replaced the head(driver side only) at 10K miles. -No issues since, now at 17K miles.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-12-2012, 11:20 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
Ditto. 5K tick exactly as per youtube video. 10K...

Ditto. 5K tick exactly as per youtube video. 10K CEL came on, replaced head(done in one day), no problems since. Runs great!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 09-04-2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Tick does not affect MPG. I had my head replaced...

Tick does not affect MPG. I had my head replaced at 10.5K. -I am now at 13.5K with no new issues. I can get 22MPG downhill(or freeway at 62MPH). I average 17.5 around town.

I love my Jeep. I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-22-2012, 07:38 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Re Charger engine recall -Chrysler launched an...

Re Charger engine recall -Chrysler launched an internal investigation to evaluate the 3.6-liter V6 engines from its Saltillo South Engine Plant in Mexico because of "suspect quality audit results,"...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-17-2012, 11:00 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
Never got any lookers when I was driving my GMC...

Never got any lookers when I was driving my GMC 4cyl truck....
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-13-2012, 10:59 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
AllPar board info is pretty interesting to read....

AllPar board info is pretty interesting to read. It seems the bad heads are from Mexico. Hmmmm. Being a QC guy, I have seen this before in other products.
..In addition to Trenton South, the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 07-02-2012, 03:12 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Mine was Oct2011 build date. Replacing the head...

Mine was Oct2011 build date. Replacing the head fixed the problem. I do not know if, or what date, they pulled the defective heads off the line. Hmm, but I will ask my friend Zammy in Detroit. Good...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-28-2012, 01:37 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
From what I understand (from mostly searching the...

From what I understand (from mostly searching the internet) there was a machining error in a certain lot of heads, in the valve (seat/guide?) area on Cyl #4 on one side only. I had a misfire that...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-26-2012, 11:45 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
PS- Tick is gone. I had words with the...

PS- Tick is gone. I had words with the 'know-it-all' 30 year old service desk guy that still stands by his previous "normal noise" statement. Now I can continue to add mod to my Jeep. I really love...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-25-2012, 03:32 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
Update for y'all: 1. Noticed Ticking on...

Update for y'all:
1. Noticed Ticking on driver side at about 5000 miles. Dealer changed oil, no effect. 2. 9700 miles took to dealer with ticking complaint. "Could not duplicate" (I was told this...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-31-2012, 10:41 AM
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Posted By bignanoman
Ditto- Me too. Love my Arctic Jeep

Ditto- Me too.
Love my Arctic Jeep
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-13-2012, 01:49 PM
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Posted By bignanoman
5K miles. Noticed ticking before, but then it...

5K miles. Noticed ticking before, but then it went away by itself. Now it is back. Could it be related to the cheap Costco gas I have been using lately, with the spike in gas prices?
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