Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 - > Export Grand Cherokee 2011+

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #8449  
Old 11-20-2013, 04:36 AM
Premium Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 977
Thanks: 18
Thanked 18 Times in 17 Posts
Rep Power: 2629
webber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond reputewebber has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by Domo10 View Post
Hi All, just wanted to see if anyone has the same issue with the plastic trim just inside of the tailgate - there is a fair bit of bounch / movement here - almost like some support underneath is missing.
Appreciate if anyone is able to check theirs to see if this is just a design issue, or I have a problem.
Thanks,
Dom
To give you another indication. See where your finger is pointing. It is not pointing at the rubber/plastic seal but actually at a gap in the floor. I can see your gap runs on an angle as it approaches the opening (tailgate). Mine is dead straight and snug with virtually no gap (spacing).
__________________

__________________
Guess who's getting up to "hanky panky" with a gorgeous young blonde in the shed each night?
Reply With Quote
  #8450  
Old 11-20-2013, 04:38 AM
DCRSRT's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Hills District, Sydney Australia
Posts: 1,144
Thanks: 379
Thanked 75 Times in 62 Posts
Rep Power: 2187
DCRSRT is on a distinguished road
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by jmone View Post
What fuel are you 2014 GC SRT owners using? I see the manual says E10 is fine.
Thanks
Nathan
You "could" use E10, but mine will live on a diet of Premium 98ron (unless I can get racing fuel lol).
__________________

__________________
MY14 Deep Cherry Red JGC SRT.
Mods: Borla ATAK axle back exhaust. Hawk HP Ceramic Brake Pads. CLStech headlight ribbon mod. SRTWIL front grille badge.
Reply With Quote
  #8451  
Old 11-20-2013, 04:46 AM
Domo10's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Melbourne VIC AU
Posts: 290
Thanks: 31
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 820
Domo10 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
Mine is the same also, but I found that if I tuck about 25mm under the corner of the floor plate it looks a lot better
Hi Dogz are you able to provide a photo of what you've done. Thanks,
__________________
MY14 GC Limited CRD, Maximum Steel, LuxII, Pano Roof, Side Steps, Enjoying it!!
Reply With Quote
  #8452  
Old 11-20-2013, 04:51 AM
Domo10's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Melbourne VIC AU
Posts: 290
Thanks: 31
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 820
Domo10 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by webber View Post
To give you another indication. See where your finger is pointing. It is not pointing at the rubber/plastic seal but actually at a gap in the floor. I can see your gap runs on an angle as it approaches the opening (tailgate). Mine is dead straight and snug with virtually no gap (spacing).
Strangely enough, 200sxr reported the same issue. It's not only the gap but the actual movement which concerns me.
__________________
MY14 GC Limited CRD, Maximum Steel, LuxII, Pano Roof, Side Steps, Enjoying it!!
Reply With Quote
  #8453  
Old 11-20-2013, 05:04 AM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: NSW Australia
Posts: 1,033
Thanks: 99
Thanked 130 Times in 113 Posts
Rep Power: 1787
SJandL has a reputation beyond reputeSJandL has a reputation beyond reputeSJandL has a reputation beyond reputeSJandL has a reputation beyond reputeSJandL has a reputation beyond reputeSJandL has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have looked today and looked again today and I cannot see what you are seeing Domo.

Ours is tight without bounce (although I'm not sure what you mean by that but that's because I obviously don't have the issue).

There is no gap that I can see (?)

Can you do a video so we can see what you mean a little better?
__________________
'07 WK Limited 5.7 Hemi (Sold)
'14 WK2 Overland CRD - ORAII
'15 KL Limited CRD - ADII, Tech Group, Electronics Group and Pano.
Reply With Quote
  #8454  
Old 11-20-2013, 05:31 AM
Bigskiddy's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Sydney - Australia
Posts: 332
Thanks: 8
Thanked 25 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 901
Bigskiddy is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmone View Post
What fuel are you 2014 GC SRT owners using? I see the manual says E10 is fine.
Thanks
Nathan
E10 in an SRT? If your gonna do that, why not put some 18 inch Laredo wheels on it. And give me the launch control button.
__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Bigskiddy For This Useful Post:
  #8455  
Old 11-20-2013, 05:42 AM
Domo10's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Melbourne VIC AU
Posts: 290
Thanks: 31
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 820
Domo10 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by SJandL View Post
I have looked today and looked again today and I cannot see what you are seeing Domo.

Ours is tight without bounce (although I'm not sure what you mean by that but that's because I obviously don't have the issue).

There is no gap that I can see (?)

Can you do a video so we can see what you mean a little better?
OK, so after Webber's post I thought I would go out and have another look. So I undid the bolts for the luggage ties, and then removed the whole trim. Had a good look - couldn't see anything obvious, so I put it back together......it seems to have corrected, and the angle in the gap is no longer there, and the bounce (flex in the trim going up and down) is now minimal!!! I was however wearing a head lamp flashlight....leading me to think I accidently flashed the trim with a new update!!!
....................Oooooooooh go on!!!!
__________________
MY14 GC Limited CRD, Maximum Steel, LuxII, Pano Roof, Side Steps, Enjoying it!!
Reply With Quote
  #8456  
Old 11-20-2013, 05:44 AM
allypally's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Posts: 2,173
Thanks: 24
Thanked 131 Times in 109 Posts
Rep Power: 70362
allypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by Domo10 View Post
OK, so after Webber's post I thought I would go out and have another look. So I undid the bolts for the luggage ties, and then removed the whole trim. Had a good look - couldn't see anything obvious, so I put it back together......it seems to have corrected, and the angle in the gap is no longer there, and the bounce (flex in the trim going up and down) is now minimal!!! I was however wearing a head lamp flashlight....leading me to think I accidently flashed the trim with a new update!!!
....................Oooooooooh go on!!!!
Can you tell me what the TSB number was for that trim flash, I definitely want it.?
__________________
MY12 Overland CRD
Cherry Red
Saddle Interior.
Front Recovery Hook.
Reply With Quote
  #8457  
Old 11-20-2013, 05:49 AM
Domo10's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Melbourne VIC AU
Posts: 290
Thanks: 31
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 820
Domo10 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Quote:
Originally Posted by allypally View Post
Can you tell me what the TSB number was for that trim flash, I definitely want it.?
Sure...TSBNFI0001....means TRUE STORY BRO NO FKN IDEA NO.1....Stay tuned for no.2.......
__________________
MY14 GC Limited CRD, Maximum Steel, LuxII, Pano Roof, Side Steps, Enjoying it!!
Reply With Quote
  #8458  
Old 11-20-2013, 03:51 PM
allypally's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Posts: 2,173
Thanks: 24
Thanked 131 Times in 109 Posts
Rep Power: 70362
allypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond reputeallypally has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks, I will ask Jeep Australia if it can be implemented on mine at next service.
__________________
MY12 Overland CRD
Cherry Red
Saddle Interior.
Front Recovery Hook.
Reply With Quote
  #8459  
Old 11-20-2013, 09:52 PM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 225
Thanks: 5
Thanked 21 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 1032
jmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond reputejmone has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Re: E10, here is an interesting article - Unleaded vs E10—the comparison test | carsguide.com.au

While a couple of years old it seems straight 98 is about the same "price per KM traveled" anyway.

Edit - it is good to know that the SRT will eat any of the grades of fuel in Oz.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8460  
Old 11-20-2013, 10:24 PM
ENFORCER's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 2,025
Thanks: 23
Thanked 96 Times in 78 Posts
Rep Power: 322097
ENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

They will tell you it will not be available for 6 weeks and hope you go away. After 6 months it will still be 6 weeks wait.
__________________

__________________
Previous Ride = 2011 JGC CRD Overland
Current Ride = 2014 Silver JGC SRT with Pano, HK and Spider monkeys.
Mods = CLSTech Ribbon Mod

Best 1/4 13.4@102Mph
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
2014 wk2 au, australia, SRT, wk2, wk2 au, wk2 srt

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TSB and Recall information: 1993-2015 Grand Cherokee & 2006-2010 Commander Milous Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 7 11-22-2014 09:38 PM
2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing Milous Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 8289 09-09-2014 11:33 AM
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2014 MB E-class Comparison Dan JGC Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 7 01-15-2013 10:39 AM
***JeepGarage Exclusive***Latest information and updates on the "WK2" Grand Cherokee Milous Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 4 07-20-2010 06:17 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by Chrysler Group LLC.