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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

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Picked up my SFU..full DEF, no alignment issues, need to update UCONNECT but love it already.

Been up since 4pm so I need some Zzzz's....more to follow.

I am sure I am not the last to say it nor can I convey the sincerity but THANKS to the JNAP crew, Willx, Milous, and all you others for making the wait bearable.
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Old 12-06-2013, 12:21 PM
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

You ordered exactly what I ordered so I will be interested in what your observations are.
Great choice...
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:51 PM
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

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Picked up my SFU..full DEF, no alignment issues, need to update UCONNECT but love it already.

Been up since 4pm so I need some Zzzz's....more to follow.

I am sure I am not the last to say it nor can I convey the sincerity but THANKS to the JNAP crew, Willx, Milous, and all you others for making the wait bearable.
Congrats on the new ride. Looking forward to your full review.
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

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Congrats on the new ride. Looking forward to your full review.
I'm looking forward to put all the miles on
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Picked up my SFU..full DEF, no alignment issues, need to update UCONNECT but love it already. Been up since 4pm so I need some Zzzz's....more to follow. I am sure I am not the last to say it nor can I convey the sincerity but THANKS to the JNAP crew, Willx, Milous, and all you others for making the wait bearable.
Love the color! Congrats and enjoy.
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Odd request...

I bought diesel additive and want to get another emergency filler adapter (same thing used for gas can located in spare).

I want another so I can just keep it in the garage and not have to dig it out and clean it every time I fuel up. I am and have been scouring the internet but haven't found anything yet.

Would any of the guru's of all things Jeep know the part #?
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Old 12-07-2013, 08:52 AM
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Just thought I would share a problem I just had. We had a winter storm here yesterday, and my Jeep was covered in snow. It sat in the garage last night, and most of the snow melted off. Today, my wife and I went shopping. On the way home, I decided to fuel the Jeep, as it is going to be below zero for the next few days. At the gas station, I pushed the button to pop the fuel door open, and the door was frozen shut. I pressed on the door, and kept pressing the button, but it would not open. I kept going back and forth between the button and the door, trying to work the door open. I had to have my wife press the button at the same time I hooked my fingernails in the small gap around the fuel door, and pried it open. Lucky my wife was with, as this was a two person job. Just thought I would let everyone know incase you run into the same problem.
Sometimes, not on this jeep yet, I have had to use the windshield squeegee at the pumps, it has a deicer solution in it so it won't freeze to the windshield. Works on the fuel door sometimes depending on how iced up it is.
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First time for towing something - what a handsome couple. Good thing I've got 7400 lbs towing:-) I did have to remove the ball on my offset hitch and turn the hitch upside down and reinstall the ball to lower it a few inches. The hitch on the GC is definitely higher than my old Murano.
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

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Odd request...

I bought diesel additive and want to get another emergency filler adapter (same thing used for gas can located in spare).

I want another so I can just keep it in the garage and not have to dig it out and clean it every time I fuel up. I am and have been scouring the internet but haven't found anything yet.

Would any of the guru's of all things Jeep know the part #?
Are you talking about the funnel thing?

FUNNEL, Fuel Tank Filler Tube 68158775AA

It MSRPs for around $6 -- generally online you can get it for about $4
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:11 AM
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Odd request...

I bought diesel additive and want to get another emergency filler adapter (same thing used for gas can located in spare).

I want another so I can just keep it in the garage and not have to dig it out and clean it every time I fuel up. I am and have been scouring the internet but haven't found anything yet.

Would any of the guru's of all things Jeep know the part #?
Is it necessary to use the OEM funnel? If you buy additive jugs on Amazon, they offer you a Hoppkins funnel. Its $1.39, looks perfect for us, and for this price you can buy a bunch.
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Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

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Odd request...

I bought diesel additive and want to get another emergency filler adapter (same thing used for gas can located in spare).

I want another so I can just keep it in the garage and not have to dig it out and clean it every time I fuel up. I am and have been scouring the internet but haven't found anything yet.

Would any of the guru's of all things Jeep know the part #?
Alternative:
Go to your store of choice (Walmart, o'Reillys, Napa, etc) and purchase one of the long narrow trans fluid funnels, with a hacksaw and/or Dremel tool they can be sized to nearly the same as the OEM funnel.
I keep the OEM funnel tucked inside the fuel filler door (it fits) because I use additive all the time, and keep 2 spares of the above in the spare tire compartment. Cheap.
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Is diesel fuel additive really needed? My wife has had her 2009 Jetta TDI for 4 years now in MN, and no problems. Is the CRD different? How do you know which additives are really good and helpful vs those that are just snake oil? I've read that some can even harm the emissions system.
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