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You're probably right about the lock, but as far...

You're probably right about the lock, but as far as the windows go, there is a good write up on here for sorting the wires down by the kick panel on the drivers side to fix the window switches. I'll...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Good to know, I'll grab the OEM switch this time....

Good to know, I'll grab the OEM switch this time. Thanks
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Posted By RealDrJ

That's what I was thinking, I just put a new one...

That's what I was thinking, I just put a new one on 2 years ago so was hoping there was another easy fix maybe I was missing if it wasn't actually bad. Thanks for the input
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Posted By RealDrJ

Yes the drivers wiring can cause this, but it...

Yes the drivers wiring can cause this, but it would be impairing the rear door switches also. I thought I just had 3 switches bad in mine until I found that info. A quick wiring splice fixed them...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Could be a problem with the driver's side wiring....

Could be a problem with the driver's side wiring. Do the rear window switches work? If not, it's probably the same issue I had. You can gently move the door lock switch on the drivers panel without...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Brights won't go off

I've been dealing with this issue for awhile now, finally have some time off and looking to fix it. The headlights work fine, but when I go from brights back to low beams, the brights stay on until I...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Well great news. It wasn't a vacuum leak....

Well great news. It wasn't a vacuum leak. Apparently the new head I put on last year has warped and is leaking between cylinders 2 and 3. New head will be covered under warranty but labor will be fun...
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Posted By RealDrJ

You guys nailed it, not an actual crack. Took out...

You guys nailed it, not an actual crack. Took out the IAC valve and it was filthy so I gave it a good bath and the idling got much better. Now to track down the vacuum leak. Thanks for all the input.
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Posted By RealDrJ

Thanks, I'll get the IAC out today and see how it...

Thanks, I'll get the IAC out today and see how it looks. I had the cracked head about 30k miles ago and got that all squared away and it has been running great until last week. But it has been really...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Cracked intake manifold

First of all it's a 2000 Cherokee classic 4.0 4wd. It's been idling rough and finally the engine light came on. Drives fine as soon as I give it some throttle. Code was a misfire on cylinder 2. I...
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Posted By RealDrJ

When you fill up your coolant again do you hear...

When you fill up your coolant again do you hear any gurgling or does the coolant stay in the reservoir? Any visible leaks where you could be losing that amount of coolant? I had the same issue with...
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Posted By RealDrJ

I just went through this, weekly I was having to...

I just went through this, weekly I was having to add more coolant and couldn't find any leaks. Finally decided this was the problem after some help on here. Jeep ended up getting a new head, new...
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Posted By RealDrJ

When he went to check the plugs he smelled...

When he went to check the plugs he smelled antifreeze so he drained the oil then realized it was full of water so he did a pressure test and said the head was cracked badly so replaced that, then...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Ha thanks for lightening the mood Mark. My...

Ha thanks for lightening the mood Mark.

My mechanic wanted to replace the coil for the spark plugs, but after doing some reading on here, looks like I have a lifter problem from the antifreeze...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Yes, should have mentioned that. Has fresh oil...

Yes, should have mentioned that. Has fresh oil and new oil filter. Also flushed heater core.
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Posted By RealDrJ

Got the jeep back today. Head was cracked, oil...

Got the jeep back today. Head was cracked, oil had a ton of water in it. Replaced spark plugs, water pump, thermostat, and head. Looks like I'll be taking it back tomorrow. It is still missing pretty...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Had to take it to the mechanic. He replaced the...

Had to take it to the mechanic. He replaced the water pump and says it is running good, just not getting good heat through the vents so he's replacing the thermometer Monday and hopefully I'm good to...
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Posted By RealDrJ

[QUOTE=Firestorm500;3194750]2000 XJ with the 0331...

[QUOTE=Firestorm500;3194750]2000 XJ with the 0331 head, which is notorious for cracking.

Thank you! I had to have my brother tow it back home, but I'll ask him to check on it and let you know what...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Where is my coolant??

Christmas day I was driving around and my Jeep alerted me to it over heating. I pulled over immediately and smoke was coming from the hood, I opened it up to find a broken upper radiator hose....
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Posted By RealDrJ

I know this is an old thread, but worth a shot....

I know this is an old thread, but worth a shot. My jeep is doing this and I can get the sound to go away if I push my brakes very hard while stopped in drive and it doesn't happen anymore. It is...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Brake Issue

My 00 XJ classic stock has an odd noise coming from the rear, I haven't been able to let someone else drive it so I can hear exactly where it is coming from under the vehicle, but it is only when in...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Gave the battery a nice bath today. Battery was...

Gave the battery a nice bath today. Battery was new in september 2015, but the positive cable was pretty nasty so I cleaned both terminals and cables well and they look much better. I played around...
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Posted By RealDrJ

Thanks for the detailed answer TJ! I'll go...

Thanks for the detailed answer TJ! I'll go tomorrow and test the battery and fuel pressure and get back with you. The hard part is, I never know when it will happen. It sat for almost a week last...
Forum: Introductions
11-11-2015, 07:14 PM
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Posted By RealDrJ

New Guy From MO

Hey guys,
I'm from southwest MO, had a few jeeps so far, couple of 99 XJ's, 04 TJ, and my new toy a '00 XJ. All 4.0's, love the motor and jeep. My recent one was an elderly gentleman's who let it...
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Posted By RealDrJ

2000 XJ Starting Issue

I just bought a 2000 Cherokee Classic with 90k on it, about once every 10 starts, it will just chug and finally go. Runs great when started and never fires a check engine light. Doesn't matter if it...
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