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Hi everyone, Today is Sunday March 9, 2014 and I'm planning on taking delivery of my 2014 Overland 4x2, 3.6 Liter Gas, with the Trailer Tow Package later this week. I'm hoping to get a definitive answer about the 180Amp alternator listed on the build sheet of my vehicle. I've reviewed WK2Jeeps.com, Jeep.com as well as JeepGarage and can't find a definitive answer. I purposely ordered the "Trailer Tow Package IV" with the understanding the following upgrades included a 220 Amp alternator. However, my build sheet list the following: Heavy-duty engine cooling. 180-Amp alternator, < Not 220-Amp >. Rear load-leveling suspension. Full-size spare tire. Steel spare wheel. Class IV receiver hitch w/seven and four pin wiring harness. InTheBush apparently has a 220-Amp alternator installed in their 2014 WK2 Limited 4x4, 3.6 liter Gas and "trailer tow package IV." Is the 220-Amp alternator supposed to part of the "trailer tow package IV" on all models? Can the 180-Amp version be swapped for the 220-Amp version? If so, can the existing wiring system handle the extra 40 amps? On a completely different tangent, could this be a negotiation point for me on the final sale price with my dealer prior to delivery? Any help is much appreciated. Thanks, ~ wj2000ca
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Old 03-12-2014, 09:32 PM
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Re: How to tell if I have the Class IV towing package...

I went to the Jeep home page. It has an owner's only log in see<https://www.moparownerconnect.com/oc/US/en-us/sub/Pages/OwnersLogin.aspx>. Once you have created an account, log-in and there is an link to put the VIN into, to find out the equipment as originally fitted.
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Re: How to tell if I have the Class IV towing package...

Hi everyone,

It looks like I'm taking delivery of the 4x2 3.6 liter Overland this weekend. Does anyone know how to "test" the rear load-leveling suspension without attaching a trailer before taking delivery ?

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Re: How to tell if I have the Class IV towing package...

Put passengers in the back seats and lots of stuff behind the back seat.
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Put passengers in the back seats and lots of stuff behind the back seat.
I figure one of those trailer hitch cargo carriers with a mother in law sitting on it should do the trick.


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Re: How to tell if I have the Class IV towing package...

Throw 4 kegs of Guinness, several cases of really good Irish Whiskey and a couple of hunded pounds of ice in the back for St Patrick's day and see if that causes the load leveling shocks to level. Just check it out before you start celebrating. Also make a contribution to the freedom fighters in Northern Ireland.
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