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2014 LAREDO 08-09-2013 12:02 AM

Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Headlights: You will see a Jeep emblem molded into the headlight. Jeep states this in the sales brochure and I think that is where they talk about the little touches - Luckrider


Sun Visors: When you unclip them (to swing towards the window) they also slide out to get into position where you need them so that light isn't coming between the door and visor. - Luckrider

Rear Window Switches: With the lights on, they get lit up. If you lock the rear windows so that the rear passengers can't operate them, the light goes out.

Center Console: There is a little cubby in the lid. It looks like it would be a great place to hide papers or something like a small map (or maybe some hidden emergency cash). The actual purpose is to house a small package of tissues - Luckrider (Thanks to Justal13 for the exact use).

Front Windows: You can roll them down with the remote. Just unlock the Jeep, let go of the button, and them immediately push the button and hold. It takes about 2 seconds before they start going down, and then they go until you release the button (not everyone knows this). - Luckrider

Rear Glass Latch: Just because you don't have the fancy auto glass and hatch doesn't mean you can't unlock just the hatch. If you take the remote apart and click (2x) the lower left button with the black part that is normally used to contact one of the other buttons, the latch will pop and you can open it without unlocking the Jeep. That would be useful when dropping stuff off... now if only you could find the rubber skin to make it work without taking the remote apart (I am sure you can actually do that). Found that out while waiting in the Jeep bored playing with everything I could.-Luckrider

Super Sexy Electric Speedo: If you have the 430N (might work with the other nav radio), if you touch the box that displays your speed (when on map) it will bring up another screen that shows an odometer, speedometer on the left, average moving speed, average speed (includes stopped), and fastest speed driven. - Luckrider

Massive Hidden Cargo Bin: There is a huge cargo compartment under the driver's seat. Same size as the battery compartment under the passenger side, and the lid even has instruction for changing the battery (which isn't in that compartment). - Luckrider

Spare Cover Flap Hook: There is a sweet hook in the lid for the spare tire that can be used to hold it up when you need to get stuff in the cargo area there, or for getting the spare out. You guys know there are 2 cargo bins there right? - Luckrider

Rewind the Radio: On the 430N while listening to the radio... Hit The rewind button ie '<<'. You have to hit the button marked replay before this will work though. - Celly

Headrest Adjustments: That headrest does more than just go up and down, you know. It has the ability to tilt forward and back too. - plynn7

Got the info from Jeepforum.com
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TheRosser 08-09-2013 08:16 AM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
I believe the windows that can roll down with the remote is for the 2011's only for some reason. Got pretty upset when my '13 didn't do it :'(

jeffreybehr 08-10-2013 02:15 AM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
One thing YOU, 2014, didn't know is that blue-colored typeface is quite difficult to read on a dark-gray background. :)

Another thing is that in left-hand-drive 2013s with air suspension, that system's control modules are in that used-to-be-empty left-hand compartment.
http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ps3b672ca8.jpg

BobsWK2 08-10-2013 07:53 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
2012 and 2014's are the same way with the modules in that box.

2014 LAREDO 08-10-2013 11:31 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by BobsWK2 (Post 873658)
2012 and 2014's are the same way with the modules in that box.

No module in my box.

2014 LAREDO 08-10-2013 11:33 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Front Windows: You can roll them down with the remote. Just unlock the Jeep, let go of the button, and them immediately push the button and hold. It takes about 2 seconds before they start going down, and then they go until you release the button (not everyone knows this).

This don't work on my 2014 :confused:

2014 LAREDO 08-10-2013 11:34 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jeffreybehr (Post 873196)
One thing YOU, 2014, didn't know is that blue-colored typeface is quite difficult to read on a dark-gray background. :)


Ya, they need to change their background color. ;)

jeffreybehr 08-10-2013 11:37 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 2014 LAREDO (Post 873744)
No module in my box.

Is your Laredo equipped with Quadra-Lift?

jeffreybehr 08-10-2013 11:38 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 2014 LAREDO (Post 873745)
Front Windows: You can roll them down with the remote. Just unlock the Jeep, let go of the button, and them immediately push the button and hold. It takes about 2 seconds before they start going down, and then they go until you release the button (not everyone knows this).

This don't work on my 2014 :confused:

This do not?

jeffreybehr 08-10-2013 11:40 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 2014 LAREDO (Post 873747)
Ya, they need to change their background color. ;)

...ahem...or the postist (YOU) needs to Preview his/her note and adjust font colors so that the note is easily readable. :)

Is it really someone else's fault?

2014 LAREDO 08-10-2013 11:57 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jeffreybehr (Post 873748)
Is your Laredo equipped with Quadra-Lift?

No..........

2014 LAREDO 08-10-2013 11:58 PM

Re: Things you might not know about the WK2.........
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jeffreybehr (Post 873750)
This do not?

No it doesn't


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