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    Re: Got a tech question,,,

    I disconnected the batt for about 5mins, but didn't touch the cables together. Trying to reset the ecm with my obdII code reader it resets the P0445 but then I get the strange codes (like for egr,...
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    Got a tech question,,,

    I'm working on a 2000 cherokee 4wd 4.0 I6. Replaced the vacuum hose above the gas tank for the evap system (that was fun) Now I get trouble codes for the egr valve and a couple others. I'm kinda...
  3. Re: Brakes got me Scratchin a hole in my head!?!?

    I know we've been lucky so far, it has been cold and we've had plenty of rain, but sooner or later we're gonna have to pay for all this nice weather! Hopefully not all at once! I'm ready, the...
  4. Re: Brakes got me Scratchin a hole in my head!?!?

    No, there ain't no ABS, Thank God! I know ABS has to be bled a specific way, and then you've got the newer cross braking systems like on my wife's car, gotta bleed in this order LR, RF, RR, LF, yep a...
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    Re: Well crap- Brakes

    Hmm, never thought of that, but yes it would work, THANKS!
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    Re: Brakes! Beware of Brake only shops!

    Ever try a 'Midas' shop? They're even bigger crooks! A guy I knew took his car there, they quoted him $430 to do the front brakes on an '84 Chevette. I got him taken care of under $100
  7. Re: Brakes got me Scratchin a hole in my head!?!?

    Thanks! I've been working on cars for over 30yrs now, but I still second guess myself and I'm always open for suggestions! Especially when it's not my $, but my reputation is on the line!
  8. Brakes got me Scratchin a hole in my head!?!?

    Working on a 2000 XJ. I've seriously bled the brakes, got new brake fluid throughout! With engine off I can build pressure as normal. With engine running I push the pedal half way down it's 'ok' but...
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    Re: xj evap problem,,,,

    I'm well beyond able to make one. But what is the size of that port coming off the vap can? I don't have access to the vehicle right now
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    xj evap problem,,,,

    Working on a 2000 Cherokee Classic, got a P0455 dtc, evap large leak. The vapor line from the vapor can to the fuel tank is rotten (was steel) but I can't find any place to get an oem line. The vapor...
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    Re: Got a question....

    THANK YOU!!! With the location of the fuse panel it wouldn't have surprised me to find the egr under the back seat!
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    Re: Need Experienced Tips

    Good Idea! I can already see that NO maintenance has been done on this Jeep! I wonder if the previous owner knew how to check the oil!?!?!?
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    Re: Need Experienced Tips

    Yup, I've got a can of Blaster, a can of Liquid Wrench, a can of WD40, I keep band aids in my pocket an liquid skin in my tool box! Been working on cars for a while, over 30yrs now, rebuilt my first...
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    Re: Welcome dondale13!!!

    No, he doesn't know anything about a vehicle. I let him change the oil n filter, he didn't know to put oil on the o-ring so he just got the filter tight enough so it won't leak! Oh Crap! I'm in...
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    Re: I have a question

    Very Interesting!!!!!!!! If you end up going to hell cause of this at least you won't be alone, I'll be the guy driving the bus!
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    Got a question....

    I've got over 30yrs under the hood, but this is the first jeep I've ever worked on so take it ez on me. It's a 2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic, 4WD, got the 4.0 inline 6cyl, auto tranny
    Is this vehicle...
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    Re: Welcome dondale13!!!

    I stumbled across ya'll on youtube, not knowing much from the transfer case to the front drive shaft I definitely need all the experienced help I can get. I'm doing 'charity work' on my bro inlaw's...
  18. Thread: Alignment

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    Re: Alignment

    Yes ANTI-SEIZE!!!!!!!!!! You've apparently been turnin wrenches for a while!
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: xjtalk.com helpful tips!

    How did he lose a castle nut? Did he forget the cotter pin or did the pin snap off? Every time I pull a cotter pin I replace it with a new one, they're cheap
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    Need Experienced Tips

    I'm totally new to any type 4x4, can't even drive a 4WD or FWD in the snow I have to stick to RWD, although I live in NE Ohio! Been working on cars for over 30yrs, but from the transfer case to the...
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