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Old 02-07-2011, 03:26 PM
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

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The fact that when you press down on the accelerator, it dies for a couple of seconds then comes back alive, mainly when starting out in the morning but also at other times. If this doesn't have factory fix soon, it'll be the reason I trade it for another brand.....
Still? Didn't you have that fixed months back?
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

Love my WK2 Laredo X hemi, but DRL not standard equipment. My 4-year old base-model Honda CRV came standard with them.
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

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My auto day/night on my NAV doesnt work I need to manual change it when it gets dark. Kind of a PITA but i'll manage.
I had the same gripe, go to the menu you can set a default setting for the brightness, if I remember, I'm set at 3 at night and 8 for daytime
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

make sure your dimmer control is not all the way up..should be just below the top click (if that makes sense)
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

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Still? Didn't you have that fixed months back?
Nope, still stalls out then recovers when pressing down on the accelerator.
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Old 02-10-2011, 12:33 PM
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

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Nope, still stalls out then recovers when pressing down on the accelerator.

What is the dealer saying about this?
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Nope, still stalls out then recovers when pressing down on the accelerator.
Details, please. How often have you brought it in, what did the service people say, have you used alternative dealers for service if the first didn't work out, and so on?

Most especially, have they offered an opinion as to the cause?
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

I considered waiting for the possibility of the ZF 8-speed transmission, but I am very happy with the old "multi-speed"! The high-end RPMs are lower than my sports sedan with a true 6-speed. And given the torque and power of the Hemi V-8 it does not need the extra gears to accelerate or cruise. I can't speak for the Pentastar V-6 though.

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* 2100 RPMs @ 80 MPH
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:47 AM
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

My only real complaint is getting "all-season" instead of "all-terrain" tires with the off-road package. The Michelin Latitude Tour have "M+S" on the side, but I am not looking forward to having to climb the Sierra Nevada mountains in a heavy snow without my Goodyear Wrangler AT/S or other comparable all-terrain tire. And I definitely will not be going off-road in the sand, mud, or rocks with these P-rated street tires.
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

ordered 1-20-11.. biggest dissapointment>> waiting, waiting, waiting..
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

The transmission. I have no problem with the number of gears. 5 plus overdrive is plenty. But it doesn't shift nearly as smoothly as my wifes 2007 Suburban (only 3 gears plus overdrive). I don't have the shudder, but I'm still not real happy with how it shifts. It is starting to bug me....
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Re: Biggest Disappointment

Michelin Latitude Tour (Minivan tires) even when you order the Off-Road package. It should come with something like Michelin LTX M/S2's. How do they possibly rationalize putting highway oriented tires on a car that has a two-speed transfer case, and under-body skid plates, with a package called "Off-Road 1 or 2". It's kind of like putting a V8 in a Prius.

For the people complaining about "Hard Seats", have you been on an eight or ten hour drive in it yet ? My experience with other German cars with similar seats is that they are the only cars I can sit in all day without getting a sore back. In the end, at least for me "Hard Seats" are much more supportive and comfortable in the long run.
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