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Parking Brake Gone

Got home tonight and applied the parking brake. Got no resistance and the pedal goes straight to the floor. Testing in Neutral and we roll. I guess the cable has failed which seems unusual. Oh well it's time for the 10k service anyway - I'll have to park American style until They can get me in.

Question on Melbourne servicing. I bought at Nunawading but since then Hawthorn has opened within walking distance from my office. Has anyone had experience with Hawthorn?


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This also happened to me. I think it is actually the 'adjuster' that causes it. I pumped the pedal maybe 10 times after checking the cable was still attached and it came back up to normal operation.
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This also happened to me. I think it is actually the 'adjuster' that causes it. I pumped the pedal maybe 10 times after checking the cable was still attached and it came back up to normal operation.

I'll give that a go in the morning. Funnily enough I applied the break when I got home today out of habit and it felt, not normal, but better than just sinking to the floor.


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Old 07-26-2014, 10:55 PM
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Hi to all,

Haven't posted for quite a while, have been on a 15,000 Km trip with our My 14 grand limited and jayco heritage in tow. We travelled form Melbourne up through Tanunda in the Borrossa valley onto Port augusta, Wipena Pound, coober pedy, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon,Darwin, Kununurra and Lake argyle and returned home, Jeep has been absolutely faultless, couldn't be happier with the jeeps performance. Average fuel consumption was 13.1 litres per 100 Kays travelling mostly at 90-100 kph. It was also good to see so many other Grand Cherokees out on the road. On the return trip home had the 30,000k service done at Port Augusta, when I booked service explained that I would be supplying my own oil, when I picked up the car they had performed service with their own 5w30 oil, said I am not going to pay for your oil, so had the service done for just $160. All I paid for was labour and filter, and I still have my mobil esp 5w30 for next service.

I was wondering what size and weight is your Jayco Heritage, we are currently looking at a Jayco Silverline for our around Aust trip.
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The jayco weighs approx 2100 kg loaded
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Old 07-27-2014, 03:56 AM
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TYRE HELP

I've got a flat on my 2014 SRT8 with the Pirelli Scorpion. Most tyre places wont even look at repairing (although havent driven more than 200m with greater than 14psi before pumping) and the next time they can get the same in is september. 2 questions:
-Any thoughts on alternatives - want good quality?
-Do they have to be run flats? All tyre places tell me that it must be replaced with run flats, Jeep dealer had no idea and didnt want to give me advice and pointed me towards the tyre deal

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated, dont want to park the car up for a month

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In the states the "Pirelli Run Flat tires are covered for Road Hazard damage under the Pirelli Original Equipment and
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:04 PM
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Any body need some spare parts.........
http://www.autosource.biz/New-2014-J...d-Cherokee.jpg
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

That's in the US though, isn't it?
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:16 PM
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MY14 Laredo Camera Replacement Final Update!!

My Jeep dealer rang me yesterday and said, "Would you accept an update camera with applique?"
Hmmmmmmmmmm, had to think long and hard but finally accepted the kind offer.
Had it fitted this morning and an initial test showed a big improvement on the original Crappy Chrysler Camera.

Photos attached but in optimal light for Melbourne this time if the year. I need to go to QLD or wait till December in Vic for bright sunlight test.
Will also test it tonight but also expect a big improvement.

Service Manager said, "Be thankful because its the last one in Vic and NSW and all the rest are on backorder." No worries, I am behooved to Chrysler for something that they should have supplied in the first place.

He also said that NO other early MY14 Laredo's are being retrofitted but because I am a good customer, then I deserve one and they look after good customers.

I should be a good customer because i waited 10 months for the bloody thing in the first place.

So I thank all the members for the great support, victory is mine with your help. But from the inference from them, each must go and bitch and whinge on your own behalf because Jeep Aust arent going to voluntarily retrofit the new cameras.

They are still getting off lightly because there is still the matter of False and Misleading Advertising in their brochures and online websites to consider.

Good luck to all.

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Congrats bluey, at least you got a result.

Currently in the U.S at the moment, in L.A right now, starting to see a few my14 grands, its strange seeing their laredos with the old style headlights, made me think it was te previous wk2 with my14 grill until i realised
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That's in the US though, isn't it?
Yep, sorry. I got a bit too excited too quickly
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Well done Bluey, you fought the good fight!! Shame Jeep aren't replacing all cameras, just seems to reinforce the notion of poor customer support.
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That's a lot better isn't it. Well done you!
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