The spare is not monitored. It does not even have a sensor on a Gladiator.
The sensors go to sleep when the tire is not rotating to preserve battery life. So even when the spare has a sensor, like on a Wrangler, the system is only monitoring the four road tires.
Even in the late 1960s during the peak muscle car years, August was the changeover time for Chrysler production. Cars produced starting in August to be at the dealers in September. Of course, model year changeovers were a bit bigger deal when styling was updated every year.
In early 2021 I had troubles getting a steering box. After waiting several weeks, I got Jeep Cares involved and my steering box showed up the next day. Since then, I bought a used Wrangler and there was no waiting in summer of 2022. Same for a couple of friends with Wranglers. The boxes were in...
I installed the Beamtech as the poster above did in two Jeeps. Interestingly flicker was much more noticeable in the 2020 Wrangler than it was in the 2020 Gladiator.
I'm sure different LED bulbs behave differently, but these made good light, without the downside or scatter or poor pattern some...
Word of warning if you're running JK wheels.
While a matching JT or JL wheel will work as a spare, a JK wheel won't. The pop out center on a JK wheel is smaller and and the spare tire bracket won't fit through.
If you did not have a working key with you, the Ace machine would not work as I understand it.
To program a key, you need a PIN. You can get the PIN from the dealer, but it can also be read from the vehicle, but the vehicle ignition must be on to read that PIN.
Sorry for the truck!
But everyone thinking that disabling stop/start would have prevented the fire is incorrect. Even assuming it had something to do with the dual battery wiring, disabling stop/start doesn't eliminate that wiring entirely.
Yes, and he started the cost reductions push on suppliers that would have been in place when the JL and JT steering boxes were being spec'ed out by FCA and sent to suppliers for bids and production. Just because Sergio passed away doesn't mean FCA changed how they treated suppliers.
They aren't making them,. They are buying them. So there are probably at least two factors that come into play under FCA's tenure:
1) Loss of experienced engineers. Started under DCX but continued under FCA. Why pay more for experience when they can find cheaper replacements? The inexperienced...