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broken_down
05-28-2007, 12:17 PM
have many of you had oil problems in the rear main seal on xj chreokee's 4.0ltr
It's a 1990

heavyhopper
05-28-2007, 04:18 PM
oh ya, pretty common to go, have to pull the pan, and undo the last 2 bearing caps to replace, good half day on a weekend to do

Nutbar
05-28-2007, 06:18 PM
Rear main seal, Valve cover, oil filter adaptor O rings, and balancer seal all very common leaks on the 4.0

Throttle
05-29-2007, 04:37 PM
Self lubricating drive train :)

broken_down
05-29-2007, 06:40 PM
:dontknow: well the engine is shot it looks like! head gasket leaking, rings and bearings worn out. looks like time for a new engine or get rid of the jeep..... anyone interested in taking it off my hands.

Smurf131
05-30-2007, 12:47 PM
how much??

got pics?

broken_down
05-30-2007, 07:31 PM
Well I'm in the middle of pulling the engine. It still runds but don't want to take any chances so I'm getting a another one from the wreckers. I'll sell the block if anyone needs one. I still need to change most of the front suspension as well. Think i might just lift it while I'm at it.

Unless someone wants to give me a good offer for the cherokee with a worn out motor!

broken_down
06-20-2007, 01:27 PM
well I got the engine swapped over. what a pain in my ass!!! Now it's time to lift it! :party0010: