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  1. LennartfromAustria

    Hard to start and very rough idle

    Hey, unfortunately my TJ is starting very bad, sometimes I have to cycle the key again so that it starts, if the engine starts, it runs very rough for the first 20-30 seconds, as if it's not lighting the fuel. Since two weeks the idle is getting worse and worse, I can push down the throttle but...
  2. LennartfromAustria

    Recommendations for parts (spark plug wires, distributor cap and finger)

    Hey Guys, i want to change my old spark plug wires, they are red and id dont know if they are original. Does any one know where i could get oem wires or are there good after market one out there? Same for the distributer cap and finger. My Detailer Washed the engine bay with a pressure cleaner...
  3. LennartfromAustria

    First gear 4500 rpms strange sound for 2 Seconds?

    Hey Guys, I was accelerating out of a tunel and there was a slight incline. I was pushing the throttle all the way down too see how long the 4.0 pulls in first gear. Suddenly i hear a clong noise just for a split second and i loose power, i realease the pedal and step slightly onto it again...
  4. LennartfromAustria

    Is 10W40 oil okay or should I put 10W30 into the 4.0?

    Hey Guys, I changed my oil a couple of moths back an I think my dad put in 10W40. Should I put 10W30 back in? Best regards
  5. LennartfromAustria

    Brakes are constantly applied

    Hey Guys, today i drove the tj for the first time in 10 years. Strangly the brakes a constantly applied. I can realeas my foot on the hill and the tj stops. Whats the cause for that? The brakes were somoking when i stoped. Whats the cause for that best regards lennart
  6. LennartfromAustria

    Air Bag light on AIRBAG whats the cause TJ Sport 1997

    Hey Guys, my red airbag light is on AIRBAG whats the cause for that? Best regards Lennart
  7. LennartfromAustria

    I did something stupid, caliper piston popped out how can I get it back in

    Hey Guys, My mechanic told me i should check if my caliper pistons move freely. I removed the caliper, brake pads stepped on the pedal pushed checked nothing moving hm, then I pushed again checked again and so on. Suddenly I hear sound and the piston is out and just being held in by the rubber...
  8. LennartfromAustria

    Crankshaft seal (rear main seal) replacement

    Hey Guys, I tried using a thicker viscosity oil but the leak continued. In my country Austria a oil leak is a no go and I won't get my TÜV. Without my TÜV I am not allowed to drive the Jeep. I have an original service manual from Jeep an it states: *Remove the transmission inspection cover...
  9. LennartfromAustria

    Looking for suggestions on new brakes for my 97 TJ

    My next task will be the brakes rear and front, do you know which brand is good. The rear drums are not that old probably 35.000 Miles but sitting for 10 Years and being 27 years old they are probably due. Best greetings Lennart @qslim @TJ4Jim @Jerry Bransford
  10. LennartfromAustria

    Will the 19 Gallon Delphi Pump Assembly fit my 15 Gallon Tank?

    Hey Guys, today I searched for the whole assembly and found two types one for the 15 Gallon Tank and one for the 19 Gallon Tank. My question now is, will the 19 Gallon Pump Assembly fit my 15 Gallon tank, its way cheaper than the 15 Gallon Tank Assembly or is there a problem. Best regards Lennart
  11. LennartfromAustria

    How to diagnose no fuel in the injector rail on a 97 TJ 4.0

    Hello, my Jeep sat for about 16 years with no attendance what so ever. Last week I bought a new battery, checked the spark plugs and the cabels. Spark plugs are recieving power so the problem is not the ignitionn system. I wanted to empty the tank but it was empty, I remember filling it up last...
  12. LennartfromAustria

    97 4.0 not starting and no fuel in the lines

    Hey Guys, my jeep sat for about 10 years with a dry gas tank. I checked everything new battery spark plugs every thing works except there's no fuel in the fuel rail. When I start I don't hear the fuel pump but I hear the relay clicking. What should I do. Is the pump rusted? Because there's no...
  13. LennartfromAustria

    What's the gas tank made out of?

    Is the tank made of Plastic
  14. LennartfromAustria

    97 TJ 4.0 won't start

    So my jeep was sitting for about 10 years. The fuel tank was completely dry so I put about 20 Liters of high octane fuel into the gas tank. I bought a fresh batterie charged it up. Now I tried to start the engine. The motor turns and the starter works. I sprayed some starting fluid into the air...
  15. LennartfromAustria

    Stuck ax-15 Filler Plug

    Hey guys, any tipps on getting that 24mm filler plug out. And should you change the gasket and is copper ok or should i get a differnt gasket typ. Best regards
  16. LennartfromAustria

    Torque specs for the Dana 30 and Dana 35 diff covers?

    Hello Guys, i am planning to change both fluids of my axels. I researched all around but there are so many different opinions about how to torque those diffcovers down. Some people say that 30 ftlbs are too much. Would be awsome if you could help me
  17. LennartfromAustria

    What serpentine belt do I need for 97 TJ 4.0 with power steering and A/C?

    Hey guy's, I need a serpentine belt for my Jeep TJ 4.0 97 with powersteering and no AC Best regards
  18. LennartfromAustria

    What is the best oil for my 1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ 4.0?

    Hey guys, what's the best Oil for a jeep Tj 4.0 97
  19. LennartfromAustria

    Drilling Holes in the Frame to prevent rust

    Hey guys, what do you think about drilling holes into the frame of the jeep to prevent rust.
  20. LennartfromAustria

    I found in a garage a Tj from 96 what should I replace

    Hey guys, I found a old Tj with 40.000 km stock everything. The former owner said it was sitting for 15 years in his garage. What should I replace on the jeep. Fluids or brakes, brake lines. And one thing more there is slightly surface rust on the jeeps frame. Do you have any tips and tricks for...