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98 thoughts on “Jeep grand cherokee wk2 – a/c clutch will not engage”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Paul Tribbey says:

    Your new catch phrase… "Let's figure it out"

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Clint Helling says:

    I own a MS 906 BT. It's awesome. No wire to drag around is a blessing. And I can cast to my laptop with TeamViewer. I think you should do a video of that for viewers.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Posh panda says:

    why hasn't Chrysler/Jeep been dumped so far.. maybe they hoping for Fiat to improve.. 😁

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Eldon Erc says:

    Wonder if your radio an cluster people would be willing to take a stab at swapping that relay?

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Carlton Lane says:

    The next question could be,do you want me to chop it off lady?,that system was simple inputs outputs ,are on wires to and from the fuse box,customer choice ,just a thought,great video,great logic,thanks.

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stash pitera says:

    why didnt you just temp short it for him its hot outside….lol

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars DAVID Brown says:

    I vote for you to show us your soldering skills. I'll bet a pcb relay would cost a few bucks. Ivan would do it !!

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ludvig Jakobsson says:

    Thanks for making the content .. Eric..

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike Rix says:

    There are some on ebay.

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michael O says:

    Eric I bought the one that does TPMS & compared to the MS908P it feels like a kids toy due to the physical size.

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars dwayne0t says:

    You know, button has a 'T' in it. Two, in fact. 😛

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TheKurrgan1 says:

    wtf is the point of a fuse box with a pcb that has integrated relays? GARBAGE new cars!

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Exobanisher says:

    Just bought some of the headlight repair you suggest on your amazon page. Did my mothers headlights and they turned out amazing. Thanks for the videos and all you do.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars brian willoughby says:

    I think it's a BAR car. California does that every so often.

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! nowavenyone says:

    Thank you for the valuable information…

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Robert Pirisky says:

    Just blows my mind how the manufactures and distributors have become so WOKE . POO POO on them

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rick Charb says:

    There's your problem lady …it's a Jeep

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars BaddaBingBaddaBoom says:

    It's a darn shame that domestic car brands continue to do nothing but disappoint.

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars michael adams says:

    they used to say people would trade in cars when the ash tray got full. now they get rid of it when the power dist centers fails. too bad.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Samuel James says:

    Couldn't you just tap in an external relay to do the job.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars The Iron Medic says:

    I've got the mx 808 tethered it's been good to me so far except keeping it charged up. Love the diags keep em up 👍.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Relentless615 says:

    I love Eric O's honesty 💪🏾👍🏾😎

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mel Meter says:

    Kathy Hochul wants electric cars in NY state and screw everybody else. best of luck to all the out of work mechanics keeping old cars running without parts.

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rick West says:

    Come on Eric, Ivan would bypass that relay with an external relay. 😂😂

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Scott Hill says:

    The light inside the dongle is cool.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Peter Dymond says:

    I'm guessing the dealer made the same call, but the customer was throwing a hail mary….

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars rob iscrupe says:

    hey there eric i have a 2001 ram 2500 with the big 5.9l 360 v8 my ac works but it kicks on and off like in 5 sec. only started to do this when i put new froen in it did i over pressure the system or some thing else making the compresser do that on and off on and off on and off any thing i can check or should i take it in to have it checked out and does it hurt the clutch doing that it is just a bone stock system no parts at it except a clutch 3 yrs. ago what do you think let me know what you think great videos as ever love the other channel to tried all your recipes boy they are soooooo good thanks for all you do on here see you in the next one

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ERIC M JUNKER says:

    Just blame it on covid and you dont have to make replacement parts anymore. So now its only worth half as much.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Maverick Wagner says:

    Time to just bypass that relay and add your own. Looks like there is even a empty slot in that fuse box that could be used.

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ed Chenal says:

    It appears that it comes easy to you but your trouble shooting skills are the Best…. Thanks for the videos.

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Wrights RR&T says:

    I use the ms 906ts scan tool myself and there 4 way oslyscope mp408 and for an at home shop that dose general repairs and classic restoration prodjects these tools are all I need along with my power probe etc3000 short chaser another must have in my book!!

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lone Wolf says:

    Everything made in this country falls apart or fails for no reason. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Atom says:

    Should see if SuperMarioDiag would tackle repairing the box

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Wrights RR&T says:

    The scan tools also do relay testing turning them on and of and you just listen to make sure they click back and forth but im sure you know that, it just sucks that there's so many mechanics out there who don't mess with electric issues and trouble shooting them anymore.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Wes Hutchinson says:

    Pull it out and add an external relay, easy enuff and help out your customer. Few inches of wire and a soldering gun with a generic relay of the correct ampacity.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ashley Woodhouse says:

    Remember the days when you could pull out the part and send it to a instrument repairer and you would get it back 2 days later!

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars avid dyi'er says:

    As an advanced DIYer, I love my Autel 906bt MaxiSys. I've had it for about 3 years now, and it's paid for itself several times over. Love the bidirectional control, live data, module VIN writing, key programming, etc. Of course, the tool is only as good as the person using it which is why I love learning from your channel.

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jack says:

    Nice work. The owner's gotta find someone to splice in a relay around the failed built-in. I'm glad I drive an old Honda.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars bugdog9 says:

    Love it best mechanic ever

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Creig Mac says:

    Lesson of the day.

    Don't buy a Fiat Jeep.

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars The98deville says:

    My father and I had brand new 2003 Dodge Rams, mine had the 4.7 V8 and an open differential and his had the Hemi and a limited slip, mine was blue and his was green, they were otherwise identical, everything that happened to one happened to the other within a few hundred miles of the other, warped brake rotors around 12,000 miles, transmission shift lever broke at under 6,000 miles, rear end went out around 29k miles. Never again for me.

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Anthony Hayden says:

    I guess I’ve been lucky, I own the diesel model and have never had an issue with it, I replaced the parts that are known to fail like the hose in the valley and keep her well maintained. Parts in Australia are ridiculously priced but I’d still prefer American than Chinese.

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Phillip Jones says:

    It’s got to the point you can’t do it anymore because of everything you stated and the way the world is on parts I don’t want to get banned from your channel lol

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ivan Vojt says:

    Companies exist that can rebuild that PDC.

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bryan Phipps says:

    Jeez, looks pretty new for a problem like that.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Goldberg says:

    No parts at the wrecking yard?

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars tazmun says:

    I have learned working for a company there are issues reengineering things. It is assumed that the engineers who designed the product and the factories that created the product took the safest and best way for the consumer of the product. Boiling down what I’m trying to say into fewer words you can have a lot of legal difficulties over troubles like this if you just decide to reengineer it on your own unless it is your own and even then I wouldn’t be blabbing about my great repair.

    What I do wonder is about the possibility of taking the power distribution center out and giving it to an electronics repair shop to fix the relay issues and then again you reinstall upon the repair. My questions would be Will there be issues about the electronic repair shop not being licensed or certified to work on automotive products.

  48. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Craig Smith says:

    Back ordered for two years? Let Mrs. O. try her hand at soldering.

  49. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lance Corey says:

    Someone should tell Chrysler that there are transistors that can replace those relays.

  50. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alex Swavely says:

    Bypass or ship the box to Ivan, he's a good NPR solderer.

  51. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars T Bone says:

    Why could you not add a external relay?

  52. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars hahaha12345678993 says:

    would a trip to wilberts you pull it be a better solution?

  53. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars OLD SCHOOL says:

    Eric, I hope you are doing training on EV's, because you are still a young guy and the IC cars are on the way out along with all this complex wiring and impossible to fix modules.

  54. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars silentjde says:

    A lot of time the pins are burned and melted in the connector, always check that as well.