mechanical issues

  1. iKrea

    Transmission Problem

    Sow my current issue is that I just went on a little trip with my tj and upon coming back I theres this semi loud rattle/hitting sound, something is hitting on my transmission and I dont know what it is, I recently did a fluid change on my transmission and it has been shifting like butter, the...
  2. SolarYellowshortbuss

    Jeep death wobble

    My ‘03 wrangler seems to have gained the death wobble but the only thing that seems to be in poor shape is my steering stabilizer, everyone has told me that won’t cause death wobble however it’s the only thing I can think of that’d cause it. the wobble only happens occasionally also but I’ve...
  3. Retro

    Trying to figure out if I need a new timing chain/which one I need

    Okay so to start this off, I've been trying to get my 99 TJ ready for a 500 mile trip both ways, and as is such I've changed all fluids and done most of the maintenance that was required, but I'm having a hard time with the timing chain. It has a 4.0 in it, and from moving the crank back and...
  4. Leglockjake

    What do you call this dang thing

    What the heck do you call this again? It came from one of the lines that stem from the purge solenoid to the bulk of the engine. I took it to auto zone and they don't have it. Sorry for the ignorance but I am a mechanical dumdum trying to finally learn.
  5. Dawnikens

    Checklist for Steering Issues?

    Hey all, first time poster here. I drive a 2004 4.0 LJ with 32" or sumn tires and no lift yet (I'm in college and barely working currently). I am aware of some rubbing from the tires. What my issue has been is that on occasion when I will be making a tight turn, it will completely lock up on me...

    Belt tensioner bolt

    Does anyone know what size or where I can find a replacement bolt? All I know is its a T40.
  7. D

    To TJ or JK that is the question

    OK, I know this is a TJ forum but I would love to hear your feedback on JK vs TJ. I am thinking about either purchasing a 2003-2006 TJ OR a 2013-2017JK Unlimited. I know these are different beasts both in cost and technology. I love the idea of having a new vehicle but I was also told the...