The best way to set your caster is to install a set of adjustable front upper and lower control arms. TeraFlex is constantly churning out some of the most innovative off-roading parts on the market, including suspension upgrades that will allow your rugged rig to attack the terrain like never before. However, this far from necessary to do. Tire Barn showed me the alignment stats and everything was good. Our location is conveniently located for the following Texas areas : Fort Worth, Aledo, Springtown, Azle, Granbury, Benbrook, Mineral Wells, Willow Park, Hudson Oaks, Millsap, Brock.
Carefully fold the windshield down on the hood. It happens every time I drive and repeatedly each time I drive. Then look at the drag link which is supposed to be mostly straight too. Other new Jeep owners that I have listened to complain about this problem to their dealerships. Hi Eddie, I have been reading up all write ups and after searching for the right lift kit.
The failure occurred while driving 50 mph or more. The bottom line is that it's not a big or expensive deal if the steering wheel isn't quite straight. My wife drives this vehicle and she finds it impossible to put into low range no matter how hard she tries. Tires and Wheel and Tire Kits do not qualify for free shipping. Check your steering wheel periodically while doing this until it appears to be centered again.
I had to make a trip to Fastenal… Below and toward the center of the engine from the power steering pump is an idler pulley. I attached service records of what they have tried to fix and hasnt worked. Its saginaw unit, and I've found that it has some adjusting screw on top of it and that by adjusting that screw I can reduce play. Although this will cause you to loose some of your turning radius, this fix is super easy, cheap and can be done in within minutes using a couple washers and a wrench. The faster I am going the harder it is to keep control. Tilting the top of the wheel inward provides negative camber.
Extremely frustrating as we are leasing this car and it's been at the dealership for almost 4 weeks total, which is one month payment without me even driving the car. You should always be sure that your axle housing is indeed straight before purchasing expensive aftermarket ball joints. Then, pull the upper control arm up off the axle mount and rotate it clockwise or counter clockwise to shorten increase the amount of positive caster or lengthen it reduce the amount. I pulled into a housing development, turned the vehicle off, waited some time, then back on. You can remove the fuel pressure regulator by removing four nuts closest to the rear bumper that holds the skid plate in place.
Just after the overpass was a slight bump and my jl began shaking violently. And once again I am not the only Jeep driver complaining about how hard it is to shift from hi tolo four wheel drive and impossible to get into low low. We are now scared to drive our vehicle due to our safety and the safety of others on the road. The dealer is taking my Jeep back in tomorrow to look at it again. It is important to use the exact same measuring point front and back such as the mold seam in the middle of your tires in order to get an accurate reading. Place the fork of the control arm over the axle mount and try to line up the mounting holes the best you can. This was not an issue for the first 2500 or so miles.
Now, i know i should get a wheel alignment, but however. If you are searching for top-of-the-line products, look no further than TeraFlex. It did happen today for Chrysler special regional tech too. Check your caster angle again and repeat steps 3 - 5 until you achieve the positive caster angle you are looking for. It should be more responsive. This is such a helpful site.
Since the late 1960s, I have rebuilt all types of steering gears, including Saginaw manual and power units. Disconnect the neg battery terminal as well. At time of second I am still awaiting documentation from first incident which has still not been provided. This is a very dangerous problem that Jeep seems to be ignoring. Your wheel toe will not likely need to be adjusted at all unless it has already taken a pounding on the trails.