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Old 06-05-2013, 10:25 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Sweet, good to know. I'll give them a call this week. Thanks! I was worried that doing one for email and one for snail mail would cancel the previous one. I'm assuming they both consist of the same content though.
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:54 AM
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Basically you can go to the jeep.com website then scroll to the bottom and look for sign up for updates click on that then fill out the info and make sure the part that says buying within one month is checked and just fill out the form and hit submit. I've done this repeatedly and I have my fingers crossed that I'm on the list but once again if you haven't received the actual coupon in the mail your dealer can check the system to see if you're eligible for the money because it's in the dealer system regardless and it will show you have the money.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:36 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Anyone see the news today. It looks like the JGC gas burner has been named by our government as potentially dangerous with a request to do a recall. That's never good news for a manufacturer. Aparently there is a risk of gas tank explosion from a rear collision. Fortunately, Jeep has an ACE in the hole, because they make a JGC with a fuel tank that can never explode...the JGC Ecodiesel.

So, if demand drops for gas burners...no, even BEFORE that...they should begin production imediately as a smart business move.

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Old 06-05-2013, 11:40 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

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Anyone see the news today. It looks like the JGC gas burner has been named by our government as potentially dangerous with a request to do a recall. That's never good news for a manufacturer. Aparently there is a risk of gas tank explosion from a rear collision. Fortunately, Jeep has an ACE in the hole, because they make a JGC with a fuel tank that can never explode...the JGC Ecodiesel.

So, if demand drops for gas burners...no, even BEFORE that...they should begin production imediately as a smart business move.

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That recall request has nothing to do with any GC past '04.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:44 AM
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That recall request has nothing to do with any GC past '04.
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I've wondered about that for a long time I have a 2004 jgc limited with the V8 and couldn't understand why keep fought this thing this long.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

It WILL have an effect, hopefully small. JohnQ public is ignorant and the news doesn't always clearly outline the details....and when they do, its not comprehended by all. All the average consumer remembers is that Toyota gas pedals hang, Explorers roll over, and now....Grand Cherokees explode. I can guarantee that company officials are taking this very seriously and are concerned with brand reputation and potential damage to current sales.

I sincerely hope it blows over. Nobody wins if it escalates. It'll drive cost up, profits down, and force the company to spend millions on advertising to protect their market.

This is true regardless of the product.

In the mean time, the CRD can be touted as totally safe from gas tank explosion. A nice feature that I doubt anyone has considered prior to the news.

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Well, it affects me since I still have the 04. Hate to think that such a dependable and reliable SUV has an achilles heels. Oh, well.
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Well, it affects me since I still have the 04. Hate to think that such a dependable and reliable SUV has an achilles heels. Oh, well.
The WJ exceeded the crash test standards that existed when the model debuted. Does this mean that the NHTSA will want to recall my 1955 Willys pickup because it does not contain air bags, tire pressure monitors, electronic stability control, etc.?
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This ntsa thing has been going on for years this is nothing new.
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The WJ exceeded the crash test standards that existed when the model debuted. Does this mean that the NHTSA will want to recall my 1955 Willys pickup because it does not contain air bags, tire pressure monitors, electronic stability control, etc.?
They will if they can figure out how!
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

It's not the Jeep's gas tank that causes the explosion, it's the dumbass that rear ends you.
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