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The track skip button on the back of the steering wheel is wearing out already. I have to press it upwards 3, 4, 5 times sometimes to get it to skip to the next track. Other times it takes a single press. Sometimes I press the track up button and it goes back to the start of the current track.
I noticed they felt like they wouldn't last during my test drive. My old ZJ had much more solid feeling to them even if it required more effort to operate them.
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:34 AM
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Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

I noticed that my drivers side rear light was loose. I popped it and noticed that it was missing two female square grommets. Minor but annoying issue. I'll be taking her in to get the two grommets. I've also noticed on a couple of occasions that the plastic body on the rear of my drivers seats pops loose. I've popped it back in but if it happens again, I'll have the dealer take a look at it. Other than those minor issues, no problems.
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New Problem this morning: one of the rear window defroster grid lines doesn't work. It's one right in the middle of the window, so it's right in the line of sight. On a chilly morning like today it took about 5 minutes for the other grid lines' heat to get to this area, but in the winter when the windows are frosty I know it will take longer. I'll be digging out my multimeter tonight to test for sure if the grid line is bad and if so will be setting up another appointment with the service department.
Had the Jeep in the shop yesterday for this and to have the shudder fixed via the front axle isolator replacement. They fixed this, but said the grid line wasn't working because it had been scratched, as if by a dog. This is quite plausible. My dogs always ride in the cargo area and I never had a problem with them scratching the defroster grid in my XJ or KJ, but then again, those cars had vertically oriented rear glass, whereas the WK2 has glass that angles in over the dogs' heads.

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The track skip button on the back of the steering wheel is wearing out already. I have to press it upwards 3, 4, 5 times sometimes to get it to skip to the next track. Other times it takes a single press. Sometimes I press the track up button and it goes back to the start of the current track.
Had them look at this, too. They said they couldn't reproduce it. It happened for me twice on the ride in this morning. :-/
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Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

Had the 3,000 mile service done on mine today, found out that my Jeep was manufactured near the end of August and the TSB does not apply regarding the slow/stall at launch. Still have an issue when pulling away from a stop sign. It feels like the engine "boggs down" or "floods out" then recovers after I stomp the pedal to the floor. This is frustrating me like crazy. My dealer said he didn't know how to help and I would have to bring the car in and leave it for a day. I am not willing to let them experiment on it unless they know what they are looking for so will drive it like this until I hear they have found out what the problem is on other 2011 six cylinder engines. I cannot beleive that I am the only one with this problem....there must be others. Could it have anything to do with the "adaptive transmission" which supposidly (sp) adaptes to the way you drive?
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Had the 3,000 mile service done on mine today, found out that my Jeep was manufactured near the end of August and the TSB does not apply regarding the slow/stall at launch. Still have an issue when pulling away from a stop sign. It feels like the engine "boggs down" or "floods out" then recovers after I stomp the pedal to the floor. This is frustrating me like crazy. My dealer said he didn't know how to help and I would have to bring the car in and leave it for a day. I am not willing to let them experiment on it unless they know what they are looking for so will drive it like this until I hear they have found out what the problem is on other 2011 six cylinder engines. I cannot beleive that I am the only one with this problem....there must be others. Could it have anything to do with the "adaptive transmission" which supposidly (sp) adaptes to the way you drive?
If it's not happening on others, and you refuse to leave it with them for diagnosis, how are they supposed to figure it out and fix it? It could be something odd that happened on your build. With two and both doing it I'd think not though. It may be your elevation or the fuel blends in your area. Different areas of the country get different fuel blends as well as winter and summer blends.
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Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

I have a rattle in the sun roof. Taking it in next week to have them look.
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I noticed that my drivers side rear light was loose. I popped it and noticed that it was missing two female square grommets. Minor but annoying issue. I'll be taking her in to get the two grommets. I've also noticed on a couple of occasions that the plastic body on the rear of my drivers seats pops loose. I've popped it back in but if it happens again, I'll have the dealer take a look at it. Other than those minor issues, no problems.
That's kind of funny/strange as I found two different Xpackage Laredos on dealer lots (diff dealers) where that plastic panel on the back of the driver's seat was not popped in. Both times I just pushed it and they snapped into place but wonder what is causing yours to pop back out again?
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Left dealer and went on 2500 mile Road trip to Carolina's and Georgia coasts! No problems and mileage avg 19.6 per gallon. (good out of the gate mileage)
Have 11 Overland with Hemi and 430 Nav. Like the fit and finish of interior and engine and trans were smooth. Cruise control worked wonderful in mountains. Quality of Nav screen not the best compared to my other vehicle but was able to find POI while moving and that was great relief! Only option could not use was name spelling while driving but didn't need it 95% of the time.
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Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

Today, leaving from work, I was not able to open the doors, it looked like the key was dead ... I had to take a taxi to be in time for a meeting (expensive) and went home to get second key ... Went back to the car and the original key started working ... My question are:
1) How is the key power source recharged?
2) Can I keep second key in the car as a backup ... (can everyone get in the car if there is a key in the car always)

This never happened to me before
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That's not good!
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Today, leaving from work, I was not able to open the doors, it looked like the key was dead ... I had to take a taxi to be in time for a meeting (expensive) and went home to get second key ... Went back to the car and the original key started working ... My question are:
1) How is the key power source recharged?
2) Can I keep second key in the car as a backup ... (can everyone get in the car if there is a key in the car always)

This never happened to me before
In case you didn't know: You can open doors even if remote is dead - there is old-style key in your remote. It only open doors though. Then I read you can pop out Start button and (this part I am not 100% sure about) insert remote in the opening as a key and turn it and I think it should start the car.
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In case you didn't know: You can open doors even if remote is dead - there is old-style key in your remote. It only open doors though. Then I read you can pop out Start button and (this part I am not 100% sure about) insert remote in the opening as a key and turn it and I think it should start the car.
I realized that when I was leaving ... I did not go back because I am pretty sure you cannot start the car without the FOB active ...

I found in the manual:

1)If your RKE transmitter fails to operate from a normal distance, check for these two conditions:
  1. A weak battery in the RKE transmitter. The expected life of the battery is a minimum of three years.
  2. Closeness to a radio transmitter such as a radio station tower, airport transmitter, and some mobile or CB radios.
2)The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 battery.
3) How to replace the battery

My question is if it is supposed to work for three years, why I had problem ... and why it is working now?
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