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Forum: Powertrain Discussions   11-22-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,922
Posted By jeepney_driver
That vibration could be coming from the...

That vibration could be coming from the dashboard. Check the plastic part that covers the front windshield defrosting vents. When you hear the vibration touch that part and apply pressure to it. It...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-22-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Another tip for you guys. If your engine misfires...

Another tip for you guys. If your engine misfires due to bad plugs or coils better fix it asap because misfires cause problems for the catalytic converter which is very expensive to fix.
A misfiring...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-22-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Usually cars with factory sunroofs have a drain...

Usually cars with factory sunroofs have a drain that goes down the pillar and down to vent to the ground.. Check around where the sunroof lives to see if you can find this drainage.

Aftermarket...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   11-20-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,093
Posted By jeepney_driver
Check the fuel pump also. If your vehicle has...

Check the fuel pump also.
If your vehicle has high mileage like 100k plus miles the pump could be going out.

I would automatically change the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors at this...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-20-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Here's another tip. Protect the undercarriage...

Here's another tip. Protect the undercarriage from rusting. I heard some horror stories about some vehicles with rusted out sub frames.

If you are in an area where they use road salt most likely...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-20-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Allow me to tell you a little story. A few months...

Allow me to tell you a little story. A few months ago I changed all 4 tires on my Jeep. I took it to a well known tire shop in my area. But I was disappointed when I took a one hour trip because I...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-20-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Glad you found the source of the noise. Noise is...

Glad you found the source of the noise. Noise is something I really hate in any vehicle. It is so annoying especially when I am trying to enjoy some music.
Also glad to hear that your car is...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-19-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By jeepney_driver
looks like the tsats are stuck open? I have an 07...

looks like the tsats are stuck open? I have an 07 and there are two thermostats in the housing located in different areas
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-19-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
This type of noise can come from many areas....

This type of noise can come from many areas. Perhaps if you can put the car on the lift you might be able to explore or inspect things as mounts or exhaust omponents. You might try using a rubber...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-19-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By jeepney_driver
Rust is the one thing I cannot tolerate in any of...

Rust is the one thing I cannot tolerate in any of my vehicles. I make sure I wash the undercarriage of any dirt. It is just as important as cleaning the paint.

After you wash off the dirt from the...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-19-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
The engine in the Jeep is a good engine.Keep the...

The engine in the Jeep is a good engine.Keep the engine bay clean.
Here's a tip. If you start hearing grinding noises and if it seems to be coming from the timing chain side most likely it is only...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   11-13-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By jeepney_driver
here's a video showing one guy changing his dodge...

here's a video showing one guy changing his dodge caliber engine mount

https://youtu.be/xewlOihSffc
Forum: 2017+ Jeep Compass Complaints, Issues And Problems   11-13-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By jeepney_driver
That banging... are you sure its not this? ...

That banging... are you sure its not this?

https://youtu.be/-cKwBCoYrkw
Forum: 2nd Gen Jeep Compass Forum General Discussion   11-13-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By jeepney_driver
This is for the FIAT500x but might be similar to...

This is for the FIAT500x but might be similar to the newer Jeeps.
Mine is '07 so it is different.

I hope it helps
Forum: 2nd Gen Jeep Compass Forum General Discussion   11-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By jeepney_driver
here's a video. I hope this helps ...

here's a video. I hope this helps

https://youtu.be/yzzId65xGRY
Forum: 2017+ Jeep Compass Complaints, Issues And Problems   11-13-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By jeepney_driver
When you hear the banging do you feel anything...

When you hear the banging do you feel anything strange like the steering wheel shudders or vibrate?
I would think that if it has something to do with the front brakes the steering will be be...
Forum: 2nd Gen Jeep Compass Forum General Discussion   11-13-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By jeepney_driver
You won't believe how dirty these cabin air...

You won't believe how dirty these cabin air filters become in such a short time. All vehicles suffer from the dirt not just Jeep. I guess the newer Jeeps are a little bit more complicated in this...
Forum: 2nd Gen Jeep Compass Forum General Discussion   11-11-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,879
Posted By jeepney_driver
That valve is important for venting out vapors...

That valve is important for venting out vapors into the canister. If plugged the air pressure pushes the fuel back up the filler tube.
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-11-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,643
Posted By jeepney_driver
Battery or noise being picked up and upsetting...

Battery or noise being picked up and upsetting the canbus. just my guess.
Maybe a good scope will expose the problem source.
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   11-11-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By jeepney_driver
You can damage the clock spring if you are not...

You can damage the clock spring if you are not careful removing the steering wheel.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   11-11-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By jeepney_driver
The most difficult part was removing the screws...

The most difficult part was removing the screws that go into the transmission case. I had to use a long breaker bar to loosen them.

I would rate the difficulty at between 4-6 on a scale of 1-10...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   11-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By jeepney_driver
Top Engine mount inspection

Hello friends,
Today I decided to inspect (repair if needed) my side engine mounts.

It wasn't a difficult thing to do but in order to be able to inspect the mounts properly I had to remove some...
Forum: 2nd Gen Jeep Compass Forum General Discussion   11-11-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By jeepney_driver
What model and year Jeep do you have? I just...

What model and year Jeep do you have?
I just did an inspection and cleaning of my cabin filter.
I have a 2007 jeep compass.
On this car you do not have to remove the glove box cover.
Here;s what...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   11-11-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By jeepney_driver
Is your engine broken? Are you having problems...

Is your engine broken? Are you having problems with your CVT transmission?

When was the last time you changed your CVT fluid?
Is your fluid more than 50 k miles?
If so I suggest you change your...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself Articles   11-04-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,735
Posted By jeepney_driver
4 Nov 2019 Now 291,000 miles. original pcv...

4 Nov 2019
Now 291,000 miles. original pcv valve. no sludge in the engine. I clean the pcv valve every 10k miles.
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