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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Shelby427
Question Ignition lock cylinder 3rd failure?

97 TJ, 4.0, auto trans, about 140,000 miles.

Anywho, about 6 months ago the ignition lock cylinder would not fully return to the "run" position after starting the engine. Figured after 17 years it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Shelby427
Yep a pressure test is the best way to trace one...

Yep a pressure test is the best way to trace one down.

Funny, well not really, yesterday I spotted a drop of antifreeze on the shop floor.
This morning I crawled under the jeep to check it out....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Shelby427
A lot of it has to do with prep. Do a lousy prep...

A lot of it has to do with prep. Do a lousy prep and no matter what you use, you will end up with a lousy job.

I did the tub and flares on ours a couple of years ago with Duplicolor spray.
It...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-04-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Shelby427
Yep, just a piece of plastic window screen in...

Yep, just a piece of plastic window screen in ours. The bolts that hold the rad and a/c condenser in place go through the screen. Going on 2 years on ours.

Black screen on a black Jeep.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Shelby427
ASD relay?

ASD relay?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Shelby427
Yeah does make it a little hard if we don't know...

Yeah does make it a little hard if we don't know what you have.

But, in general terms, bad switch, bad switch wiring connector, bad wiring, or a bad blower motor. If it's only a couple of speeds...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Shelby427
If that doesn't work, check to see if the TV...

If that doesn't work, check to see if the TV cable is too tight and holding the throttle part way open. TV (throttle valve or kick down) is the cable to the far left in the picture Wesboy showed.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-05-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Shelby427
It may. If you are not getting a light, most...

It may. If you are not getting a light, most likely you have no power to the switch or no power from the switch.

Didn't know what year yours is, but on our 97 it has the fuse, and one relay to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,755
Posted By Shelby427
NickT there are no connections behind the...

NickT there are no connections behind the firewall, sorry, if it's leaking behind the fire wall the evaporator is leaking. Not a pleasant job, but not that bad. Figure a weekend to do it if you don't...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Shelby427
Looks like the retainer for the low pressure line...

Looks like the retainer for the low pressure line let go. All it is is a coiled spring inside the large ring on the one hose end. The other line, part of the evaporator, slips into the first hose and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Shelby427
Yep. You need to follow the diagnostic tree when...

Yep. You need to follow the diagnostic tree when checking for a code.
It gives you step by step tests to do before replacing parts.

Codes do not always point to a part, they point to a part of...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Shelby427
And remember a code points to the circuit in...

And remember a code points to the circuit in question, not always the part.

You can hook up a vacuum gauge and it will show you if the exhaust has a restriction in it, if you have a valve problem...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Shelby427
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,196
Posted By Shelby427
Well I live in Florida too, have a 97 with a...

Well I live in Florida too, have a 97 with a 4.0/auto. And yep the temp gauge will go up when you increase the load on the cooling system.

Think about it, running with the a/c on in traffic,...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Shelby427
Couple of things maybe. Are you checking the...

Couple of things maybe.
Are you checking the fluid level correctly? Has to be done with the engine running, and the transmission in NEUTRAL. The transmission pump doesn't run when it's in park, and...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By Shelby427
Just thought of something else. If this is an...

Just thought of something else. If this is an auto trans, you could have a problem with the trans cooler leaking into the radiator. The cooler is built into the radiator, and if it goes bad it will...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By Shelby427
Most likely, from the OP's description, it sounds...

Most likely, from the OP's description, it sounds like he only flushed with water.
That doesn't do a lot for build up in the system.

You might try this. Back to Advance, and pick up some Peak...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Shelby427
#1 is the fuel pressure loss. It shouldn't drop...

#1 is the fuel pressure loss. It shouldn't drop that fast.
From your description it sounds like an injector(s) are leaking. Unless the engine is turning over the injectors should not be operating....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,555
Posted By Shelby427
Yep have em learn to do it themselves. Cheaper...

Yep have em learn to do it themselves. Cheaper and you get the satisfaction of doing it yourself. You will be giving them something they will carry for the rest of their lives.

I was born and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Shelby427
If you are careful the eraser wheel will work...

If you are careful the eraser wheel will work well.
Heating and then using a plastic razor blade or plastic putty knife will do well also.

Careful using acetone or such on the paint as it will...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,459
Posted By Shelby427
Is the 4 cyl that bad? No if it's used for it's...

Is the 4 cyl that bad? No if it's used for it's design capabilities. When you want to exceed those capabilities is when it gets bad reviews.

Pretty simple actually. Don't expect 6 or 8 cylinder...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Shelby427
Yep unless you plan on keeping it it's not worth...

Yep unless you plan on keeping it it's not worth the repair. Just from what I can see you would need to find a straight body for it. Then repair the damage to the steering/suspension and maybe even...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Shelby427
Or maybe find another mechanic. Just saying if...

Or maybe find another mechanic.
Just saying if this one can't figure out what's wrong and is throwing parts at it, you may be better off having a second opinion done.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Shelby427
The reverse lamp switch can be a culprit too....

The reverse lamp switch can be a culprit too. Sits on the left side if the trans above the pan. Also another common one is the pan itself. Actually owner installed problem.

Folks try to tighten...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Shelby427
With the 2.5 your son may find he's not real...

With the 2.5 your son may find he's not real happy with the performance. Other then that some basic maintenance would be wise.

I bought my last one, a 97 Sahara with 136000 on the clock, for the...
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