Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit
i guess it could be worse..
just drove 3000 miles to hood river OR from lousy-ana for a vacation from the rancid heat, in my brand spanking new 2014 summit.. Which I had been waiting to arrive for 1.5 years, literally(had to wait for the 8spd)
should have known i had a lemon when i picked it up from the dealership and the radio started acting haywire(not responding to 50% of commands.. still happens all the time.. have to pull over/turn off/ let sit for 5 minutes to reset.. but that's a whole other issue for which I have had the dealer look at with no resolve as of yet)
so yesterday, front end air suspension went out completely.. "service air suspension immediately" comes on.. can hear front tires hitting the wheel wells at even the slightest bump
called Chrysler this morning they told me to take it 20 miles away to the C. H. Urness Motor Company in The Dalles.. when i got there, they informed me that they were too swamped to even run diagnostics and it wouldn't be until friday that they could look at it.. of course, there was 3 guys in front of the garage, chilling like they were paid by the state.. in the same spot when i went in and left 30min later when i left.. Then they proceeded to send me along my merry way.. no loaner?! no "hey, that's not safe to drive, let us look at that real quick"..wtf?? my response.. "where's the nearest RR dealership?" if i'm gonna have a junker it might as well get me laid..
now, i guess i'm just gonna have to drive it till friday, when they can see me.. sucks that the house i rented is on a long steep rocky driveway.. sucks that I'm wasting my vacation dealing with this.. sure it's about to get a lot worse..
was about to post then went out to take some pics.. just noticed that the left axle looks like it's at a different angle in the boot than the right axel also looks a lot more extended.. jeep is not on a level surface so may be the issue.. or, could the axle be broken? I did hit a pothole yesterday but it was only about 10" in diameter.. seemed to jolt vehicle a bit more than expected but not much
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