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#630 of 1888 Re: Jeep Wrangler TJ Sahara 2000 model - vibration problem [burntup]
Dec 16, 2006 (5:29 pm)
thanks for the tip. I have discovered driving that by touching my hand to the 4wd commandtrac lever, the vibration alters in tone. Can this narrow the issue down to something or do I need to take this to a mechanic who knows what they are talking about? If you can at least throw me some possible reasons I can pretend to know what I am talking about! Sorry, my mechanical skills are not great. Could the vibration be something as simple as a wobbly command trac lever or something more scary?
#631 of 1888 Re: Thanks for the advice all, the problem continues... [frozenreads]
Dec 16, 2006 (8:28 pm)
I have discovered that the vibration tone is altered if I just touch the 4wd lever, which suggests the vibration is coming in that direction.
As I suggested earlier, a worn propeller shaft joint could be indicated. The rear propshaft is connected to the transfer case, to which the 4WD selection lever is attached, though as you say it could just be a loose lever.
Also, vibration problems of this nature often occur when a Jeep has been lifted. Has yours been modified in any way?
#632 of 1888 Re: Thanks for the advice all, the problem continues... [mac24]
Dec 18, 2006 (7:49 am)
Mac, you thinking driveline vibes from a lift? Even a budget spacer boost could do that I guess. Each Jeep seems a bit different and it isn't unheard of...
#633 of 1888 Re: Thanks for the advice all, the problem continues... [erickpl]
Dec 18, 2006 (9:44 am)
Mac, you thinking driveline vibes from a lift?
It's a possibility. Even identically specified Jeeps can react differently to the same lift. Diagnosing odd vibrations over the internet is intuitive guesswork at best. There no substitute for seeing the vehicle and experiencing the problem, but doing it here requires starting with the obvious and working towards the less likely.
#634 of 1888 Re: Jeep Wrangler 1994 [dvinke]
Dec 20, 2006 (6:55 pm)
try checking the heater control valve and the blend doors in the heater box. hope this will fix your heat
#635 of 1888 Oil pump
Aug 15, 2006 (3:41 pm)
I have a 2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara that's had low oil pressure lately(20 lbs), so after changing the sender unit (no help), and trying an aftermarket oil gauge (same), I changed the oil pump. Now that everything is back together, I have NO oil pressure. (And yes, I put oil in it). Any thoughts? Any help?
#636 of 1888 WHY AM I ONLY GET13 MPG ON MY 98 2.5 WRANGLER.
Aug 17, 2006 (6:41 pm)
WELL I JUST BOUGHT A 98 WRANGLER THAT HAD A 3INCH BODY WITH 34.5 SUPER SWAMPERS. I ADDED A 4IN PRO COMP SUSP. LIFT. I'M ONLY GETTING 13 TO THE GALLON. IS THAT NORMAL?
#638 of 1888 Re: WHY AM I ONLY GET13 MPG ON MY 98 2.5 WRANGLER. [98jeep]
Aug 19, 2006 (4:57 am)
3INCH BODY WITH 34.5 SUPER SWAMPERS
#639 of 1888 Re: WHY AM I ONLY GET13 MPG ON MY 98 2.5 WRANGLER. [98jeep]
Aug 28, 2006 (3:11 am)
OK, heres your problem straight out. I have a 97 with the 2.5, 5 speed and 2 S.L. + 1 B.L. and 31.10.50 M/T's. Imagine a square box going down the road fairly close to the ground, wind passes over it fairly easy..right? Now take that box, put way too big of tires for the gearing and motor and stick it up in the air an drive it at 55mph...see the problem. Your driving the least aero-dynamic vehcle ever made up where all the wind is. Don't get me wrong, I love my Jeep and a divorce court judge would NOT EVER take it from me!!!! But we all have to face the fact that on the highway they kinda suck but they are UNSURPASSED on the trails...where there is no wind.
My suggestion to you is get some new gears, smaller tires or some engine "bolt on's" to gain some extra ponies to push you along.