Please vote on this poll on whether or not you have potted your locker sensor

Have you potted your Rubicon locker sensor?

  • Yes, it's so simple and inexpensive

  • No, not handy or not concerned enough

  • huh?


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pdx_jeep

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I've seen a lot of chatter about potting the sensor. I'm curious to see how common this action really is.
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Not being handy would be a reason not to do it, but everyone should be concerned that has one. It is when it will fail, not if.
 

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I have purchased the potting material and will complete this project when I install my new diff covers (currently sitting in my garage) Potting seems very straightforward and cheap insurance against failure outside of warranty. An axle swap seems like a stupid and inconvenient way to fix such a little problem...
 

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Not concerned. I already bought the bypass for both axles, I'm not going to let the dealer swap them out.
 

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Option number four for me. I’m handy and can easily do it. But I don’t want to pot it and then it goes bad and I have no warrantee case for it. I do have a taser already so if I have any problems in the future I’ll simply get their wiring harness and be done with it.
 

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As you can see from the poll results 1/2 of us don't know what potting is?
 

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D : Not yet but on my to do list...
 

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Please explain
 

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Lets see, I fix loose steering, fix death wobble, fix leaking axle, fix sun visors, fix air in brake lines, and now I have to fix a sensor in the diff? I think there's a pattern forming here. I'm thinking I should open a Jeep repair shop. Oh, that's right...I have a Jeep repair shop.
 

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Didn’t vote because there wasn’t an option for installing the bypass dongle thing.

Will I eventually need one for the front too or is this mainly a rear axle phenomenon?
 

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Didn’t vote because there wasn’t an option for installing the bypass dongle thing.

Will I eventually need one for the front too or is this mainly a rear axle phenomenon?
I have the same question
 

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I'm plenty handy enough, but I'm not too concerned. If I were planning on regearing or doing something that would take them out of warranty anyway I'd probably do it. But, I'm good with how they are now so I'll leave it.
 

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I have many years of warranty ahead, so I’ll stick with that for now. It’s ridiculous that they swap axles for a damn sensor. That’s one if the most asinine things I have ever heard.
 

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