98 Green Cherokee XJ - Page 5 - Jeep Cherokee Forum

Go Back  Jeep Cherokee Forum > Technical Discussion > Jeep Builds
98 Green Cherokee XJ >

98 Green Cherokee XJ

Jeep Builds Make your own jeep build thread here, discuss and view jeeps here. All Jeep models are welcome here.

98 Green Cherokee XJ

Old 07-29-2016, 02:47 PM
  #61  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Originally Posted by Silentj View Post
Looking good man. I wish mine would shine up like that.
Thanks! I can recommend using the Meguiars products. Cleaner wax then polish. Works well.
adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 07-31-2016, 03:37 PM
  #62  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Just an update on the issue I was having previously

So after finding out it was the CPS (gave diagnostics code) I quickly went to Oreilys this morning and picked up a BWD CPS with lifetime warranty. Quickly swapped them out. Reset the ECU, start up and... Splutter splutter rough idle etc.

Had to get it perfect before school starts tomorrow, so I immediately started taking out every sensor I could. MAP, TPS and idle air valve control. Throughly cleaned the air intake too.

Well... The culprit was the idle air valve control, had massive build up on it. Cleaned it nicely and popped everything back. Had a little hesitant start, but let it idle for a few minutes and all is perfect now! Jeep hasn't ever idled this well.

So I would definitely say the culprit for the jeep cutting out was the CPS, and the rough idle was the idle air valve control.

Attached are some pics:










adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 08-01-2016, 01:37 PM
  #63  
Seasoned Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 280
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L
Default

I would reset your ECU.

1. Disconnect the battery by removing the positive battery cable. Remember, the positive battery cable.

2. Ground the positive cable to the negative cable for 30 seconds to erase the electric charge in the capacitors.

3. Reconnect the positive cable to the battery.

4. Turn the key to on but do not start.

5. Turn the headlights on.

6. Turn the headlights off.

7. Turn the key off.

The ECU has now been reset to its factory settings. For the next 50 warm-up periods the ECU will re-learn the engine and driving habits for your driving conditions and the newly installed parts.
indeepwithajeep is offline  
Old 08-01-2016, 05:27 PM
  #64  
Newbie
 
Crankshaft Culture's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 8
Year: 2001
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0
Default

Nice looking rig. Really like the switches mounted in the old ashtray area; that's a great idea.
Crankshaft Culture is offline  
Old 08-01-2016, 05:52 PM
  #65  
Seasoned Member
 
Krakker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 270
Year: 1999
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0
Default

Originally Posted by indeepwithajeep View Post
I would reset your ECU.

1. Disconnect the battery by removing the positive battery cable. Remember, the positive battery cable.

2. Ground the positive cable to the negative cable for 30 seconds to erase the electric charge in the capacitors.

3. Reconnect the positive cable to the battery.

4. Turn the key to on but do not start.

5. Turn the headlights on.

6. Turn the headlights off.

7. Turn the key off.

The ECU has now been reset to its factory settings. For the next 50 warm-up periods the ECU will re-learn the engine and driving habits for your driving conditions and the newly installed parts.
THIS^^^^^
Highly recommended when changing out components that effect how she/he/it, runs. You want it to remember those good times.
Krakker is offline  
Old 08-02-2016, 07:07 PM
  #66  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Originally Posted by indeepwithajeep View Post
I would reset your ECU.

1. Disconnect the battery by removing the positive battery cable. Remember, the positive battery cable.

2. Ground the positive cable to the negative cable for 30 seconds to erase the electric charge in the capacitors.

3. Reconnect the positive cable to the battery.

4. Turn the key to on but do not start.

5. Turn the headlights on.

6. Turn the headlights off.

7. Turn the key off.

The ECU has now been reset to its factory settings. For the next 50 warm-up periods the ECU will re-learn the engine and driving habits for your driving conditions and the newly installed parts.
Thanks for this! I usually do it only until step 3, never knew about the headlights! Thanks again
adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 08-02-2016, 07:09 PM
  #67  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Originally Posted by Crankshaft Culture View Post
Nice looking rig. Really like the switches mounted in the old ashtray area; that's a great idea.
Thanks! Yeah its a good use of space and neat place to mount switches
adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 08-02-2016, 07:10 PM
  #68  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Originally Posted by Krakker View Post
THIS^^^^^
Highly recommended when changing out components that effect how she/he/it, runs. You want it to remember those good times.
Getting onto it now!
adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 08-02-2016, 07:15 PM
  #69  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Most current poser pics. Wheel clearance still an issue so cutting will have to be done soon

Oh, also put a little flag on the CB antenna













adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 08-02-2016, 09:54 PM
  #70  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Hit 255 555 miles today on the Jeep, and still running like a beast. Always impressed about these 4.0's

Also drove in the rain today, which I haven't done since owning the Jeep!




adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 09-20-2016, 03:57 PM
  #71  
Seasoned Member
 
XJBARTZ90's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: ROCKFORD IL
Posts: 313
Year: 2001
Model: Cherokee
Engine: I6
Default

SUBBED. awesome looking jeep
XJBARTZ90 is offline  
Old 09-20-2016, 05:44 PM
  #72  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 54
Year: 1996
Model: Cherokee
Default

Looks great. How the heck did you "quickly" change that crank shaft sensor??? I need to do mine and looking at where the thing is I'm not sure I can get to it.
Rockchalk is offline  
Old 09-21-2016, 09:03 AM
  #73  
Junior Member
 
DELTA3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 77
Year: 1999
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L
Default

I've always liked that green color.
Build is coming along nicely!
DELTA3 is offline  
Old 11-13-2017, 06:31 PM
  #74  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

So been wheeling the Jeep as is for the last few months. No major changes besides regular maintenance. Replaced starter motor, another CPS, new battery and added hood louvers. Have some big plans coming up in the next few months:

- 5 inch lift with long arms
- Durango box upgrade with unibody tie ins and bracket, pitman arm drop
- 4.7L Stroker build and swop
- Front and Rear bumpers
- New seats
- Rebuild AC compressor
- Heavy duty steering rod

Attached are some pics of the last few months















adriaanvn99 is offline  
Old 11-17-2017, 12:55 AM
  #75  
Member
Thread Starter
 
adriaanvn99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 143
Year: 1998
Model: Cherokee
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Default

Just ordered front Timken wheel hub assemblies, new brakes, calipers, rotors and sway bar bushings, so I will be busy with that this weekend. Will update with pics once started
adriaanvn99 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: 98 Green Cherokee XJ


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: