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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

Does that mean you bought it?
I have an early 14 and with the exception of the cat replacement nothing else. I have not gone to the dealership to have them do the shifter replacement complete with many software updates and some hardware simply because at 45K miles I don't want anything screwed up. I get 20 mpg towing and an honest 28-30 on the hiway.
I love this ride and would not want anything else that was a diesel which is a must for me.

I think since you are at a dealership issues with what is going to break will get a lot more attention quicker than the rest of us and should be a good ride.

Luck of the draw my 2007 BMW was bullletproof for a number of years hit 54K miles and many things failed and needed replaced. I got past that and it is bulletproof again.

Would I buy another JGC diesel? Absolutely one of the best vehicles I have ever owned and I keep mine for a long time 10-12 years on average...

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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

Yes in fact I bought it I drove it for an hour tested the cruise control and it was perfect checked other things out I take delivery Monday it's black forest green and beige interior its loaded advanced tech luxury group ii
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

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Yes in fact I bought it I drove it for an hour tested the cruise control and it was perfect checked other things out I take delivery Monday it's black forest green and beige interior its loaded advanced tech luxury group ii
Sounds nice. Congratulations and keep us posted.
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

Thanks I'm excited. But nervous at the same time hoping I made the right decision
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Thanks I'm excited. But nervous at the same time hoping I made the right decision
Well I bought it and drove it home the 2 hours and about an hour and 20 minutes into the drive check engine light clicks on P1228 not exactly what I want to see when I just purchased it!
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

Did you get an extended warranty and does the extended warranty cover the emissions equipment (not all do)? Maybe you can still ask for that. Honestly I would not have bought a buyback without one. Might as well pay a bit now for future repairs which maybe likely. I did this with a used diesel WK ('07 model) and came out way ahead as it had several issues (alternator, axle, ball joint, struts, turbo and DPF - a total of $8k in repairs and the extended warranty was $2,300).
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

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Well I bought it and drove it home the 2 hours and about an hour and 20 minutes into the drive check engine light clicks on P1228 not exactly what I want to see when I just purchased it!

P1228 Injector Circuit Cylinder 3 Intermittent


If it is a bad injector, its not a difficult job. Also, do they show the mileage when the fuel filters were changed?
You should have seen AT LEAST one fuel filter change on the books.
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Well I bought it and drove it home the 2 hours and about an hour and 20 minutes into the drive check engine light clicks on P1228 not exactly what I want to see when I just purchased it!
So you purchased a buy back vehicle and you get a check engine light on your way home from the dealership? I think I would have done a U-turn and got my money back immediately.
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

Okay I had the wrong code it's P1288 I work for a CDJR dealer it's at my dealer to check
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

FYI - Here's a handy linky to the discussion on the Ram EcoDiesel

code p1288?

And also make sure you had this TSB done...

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_1809515.pdf
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Re: Newb here looking at a 2014 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

MOFSTEEL,

The guy needs help and assistance not a kick in the cojones.....

If this was meant to be a "humorous" post at least you could have put a smiley on it !
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