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John Stewart

JK Check Engine Light - P0300

One morning I slid behind the wheel of my Jeep, slid the key into the ignition, and tried to start the engine.  I was met with the ominous clicking indicating a low battery.  And, the dash was ablaze with a series of warning lights.

First step, get the engine started.  I carry an emergency battery pack that provides the necessary power to start a vehicle engine.  Within minutes, the engine was started and running very rough.  The dash warning lights were reduced to two, the Electronic Throttle Control warning and the Check Engine Light.

The ETC warning was a simple fix with a few key clicks and timed pressing the throttle pedal.  While that warning light was quickly cleared, the Check Engine Light remained on and idle remained very rough.

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John Stewart

Armorlite Expands Product Line to Include Complete Floor Replacement Kit for Jeep Wrangler JK 2-Door

Southfield, Mich. – (November 12, 2020) – Armorlite – a complete replacement flooring system for the off-road vehicle market – has expanded its product line to include a full kit replacement system for Jeep Wrangler JK 2-door models. The new kit is available for pre-order at www.goarmorlite.com beginning November 12, 2020 and ending December 12, 2020. 

 

Launched in January of this year for Jeep Wrangler JKU 4-door models, Armorlite goes where throw‑in mats and spray-in liners can't, providing an entirely new level of durability, style and performance in a complete replacement flooring system. It is easy to install, easy to clean, enables easy draining of the floor area, provides sure footing and substantially reduces cabin heat and noise.

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John Stewart

Life with a Jeep - Hood Latch Replacement

The 2007 and newer Jeep Wrangler stock hood latches are prone to stretching which allows movement of the hood, that strange little movement known as “hood flutter”.  That is movement is noticeable when you pass a semi on a windy day and you see your hood start to lift.  An easy fix, replace the stock rubber latches with one of the numerous aftermarket latches.

I did that replacement soon after buying my 2010 JK.  At that time, polyurethane replacements for the stock rubber hood latch were the only option.  Later, more options began appearing with billet aluminum the leading material.  My polyurethane replacement latches held for seven years before southern California sun took its toll.

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Kelly Tuttle

The History of the Jeep

Today, the name Jeep has become synonymous with American patriotism, adventure, and even freedom, giving consumers the chance to get off the beaten path and explore the country as they see fit. But the Jeep brand wasn’t created overnight. It took years for this 4x4 vehicle to make it to the mainstream, earning the respect and admiration of drivers everywhere. From outdoor excursions and Jeep lift kits to everyday errands, there are so many reasons to invest in a Jeep. Learn the surprising history behind one of America’s best-selling off-road vehicles.

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John Stewart

Best of JK Wrangler Mesh Tops

Top 3 Jeep Mesh Tops for Your 2-Door JK

PAOLI, Pa. (May 9th, 2019) – In this video hosted by Ryan Huck, 3 popular Jeep Mesh Tops for 2007-2018 JK Wranglers are compared and discussed. Many Jeepers will consider a hard top or soft top to be their main source of protection from the elements. Mesh tops are great because they let you take the top down in the summer without getting too beat up by the sun.

There are a ton of choices out there and this video will help narrow down the best options!” –Ryan Huck

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