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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Jon Krol
Back up camera install

I want to install a back up camera kit in my 05 WK. I already have the Mygig RER installed with lockpick, etc. and all is working fine. My question in the liftgate lightbar. Can I use the stock lift...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-12-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Jon Krol
Thinking of adding the Mopar back up camera kit to my RER

The kit on Ebay is $160.00. What I need to know is if the plastic factory camera mount can be fitted to the standard lift gate light bar? Would I need to purchase a lift bar that already has the port...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-24-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Sensor problem?

You have a WJ. This is the WK forum. You might find your answer over there.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Jon Krol
Well, on to the next problem.....

Just barely a week after getting a rear wheel speed sensor replaced and buying two new solid gold ignition keys, now it won't start. Thought it might be the battery as when the new solid gold...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-15-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Interior Door Handle Insert Replacement

I've replaced all my inside door handles because 3 were cracked and one was completely unusable. I bought the aftermarket ones for $30.00 each off ebay. THEY ARE ALL THE SAME so buy the least...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 08-11-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Computer issues? 05 WK

Ran a code checker on it. Three codes came up.

C1027 Left rear wheel speed sensor erratic
C1043 Left rear tone wheel
P1684 Battery loss in 50 starts

I understand the first one. What are the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-11-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 05 transmission gremlins

Sounds like my 05 tranny issues. Same codes and same symptoms. Unfortunately I had to have a rebuild. Almost $3K to get it done.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 08-11-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Jon Krol
Computer issues? 05 WK

I have a 05 WK. Had the tranny rebuilt last year @ around 80k miles. My warning has been coming on for two years to service my 4wd system. From what I understand that is a computer/software thing. I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: wk interior door handles

I finished replacing my door handles, all four a few days ago. These are the ones that look OEM for sale on Ebay. They work great and match the interior door panel color exactly. Some You Tube videos...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-29-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,200
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: I feel a little safer in my WK now

I was T Boned in my 03 WJ almost two years ago. Just got it paid off five months earlier. Woman ran a stop sign in my neighborhood. She never touched her brakes and hit me driver's side right at the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-18-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jon Krol
05 lift gate cargo lamp

How are you supposed to replace the lamp? Mine is burned out.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-26-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 2005 GC Ltd question, actually three

To do what? There's no video input so there's no picture. It does display a message to check behind the vehicle when I shift into reverse so it's not totally black. There is an image, just not a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-26-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 2005 GC Ltd question, actually three

None of these mods needs a dealer activation. They are plug and play. I just wanted to know if there were any input/plug/firmware differences between the REC Nav radios installed from 05 to 07 and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 2005 GC Ltd question, actually three

I know about a visor mic. I want to have it built into the mirror. I can buy a BT Jeep mirror for a little over a hundred bucks. Add another C note for the wiring harness. Just don't like the visor...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 2005 GC Ltd question, actually three

Yes, the RER is a touch screen unit. The retro fit was a piece of cake. From Ebay I bought the RER, the Lock Pick, GPS antenna and Bezel filler insert. Bought the nav/radio dash bezel from the local...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-24-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Uggg, Reverse died

I got my tranny in my 05 WK rebuilt for $2800.00. The shop installed upgraded parts in it as well. The painful part was it only had 76K miles on it. My 96 Cherokee has 200k on it and never had an...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-24-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jon Krol
2005 GC Ltd question, actually three

I want to install a few options my 05 GC does not have.

First, I want to install an OEM backup camera. I have upgraded my head unit to the Mygig RER nav unit from an 08. There is a camera unit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-19-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Looking at an 05 WK

I paid $13k for my 05 WK LTD with 4wd, leather, etc.. Had 76K on the clock. I had to install a Mygig RER as it has the standard am/fm/cd deck. Very similar to yours but mine doesn't have a moon roof...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Have I bought a bunch of problems?

Got the radio working. Disco'd the neg terminal for 30 minutes and it came back on. Whew.

When I got the tranny work done the mech said he was going to install some upgraded parts to replace the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Have I bought a bunch of problems?

The firmware I'm using is 2.499.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-17-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Jon Krol
Have I bought a bunch of problems?

I've owned Jeeps since 1994. I've had two XJ's and a WJ. Now I bought a WK to replace my WJ that was totaled last year. My WK is an 05 I bought this time last year with 76k miles on it. It is in...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-17-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Jon Krol
My gig RER not putting out sound

RER appears to work fine turns on lights up, nav works but no sound from the radio. Connected my iPhone into aux and the unit sees the connection but it doesn't put out the sound. Any thoughts.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 545RFE Tranny

I know what the code is refering to. It is the torque converter clutch selenoid circuit. Is this something that I can repair or do I have to take it to a tranny shop and let them tell me I need a...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 545RFE Tranny

So is this tranny a POS? I've not read too many stellar arguments for this tranny. In fact it seems to have constant issues. I'm currently getting a P0740 code and have been reading everything I can...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-04-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,372
Posted By Jon Krol
Trouble code P0740.......Uh-Oh?

Just got a CEL yesterday on my 05 WK Ltd. 4x4 4.7L. The code is P0740 and it pertains to the torque converter selenoid circuit. I disconnected the neg terminal of the battery and it cleared the code....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: 01 GC Transmission fluid question

I will let my friend know about this. He has a Limited with 4x4 and the 4L I6. I don't know which tranny the 6 was mated to. The Jeep does move and right now it seems to be ok. Don't know exactly...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Jon Krol
Smile Re: 01 GC Transmission fluid question

I thought so. I recall this now when I had my 03 and was having tranny issues in 05, which was totaled this past year. Woman ran a stop sign and rolled our GC so it was off to the JY with it....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Jon Krol
01 GC Transmission fluid question

I have a friend that bought a used 01 GC. He had his tranny fluid changed and now it's slipping. I suspect the service place may have put the wrong tranny fluid in. I recall when I had my 03 and was...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-23-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Jon Krol
Haven't posted for a while......

So just stopping by to keep current. I still haven't gotten a definative answer to my Uconnect question. I have an 05 GC Ltd. I installed a RER HU along with the Lockpick adapter, etc.. The RER is...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Uconnect question

Even one out of an 08?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-13-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Uconnect question

I have an 05 and I've done the Mygig RER mod and install.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-27-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Any body know where I can find a cheap navagation Bezel for my WK

Just go to Jeep and buy new. I got mine at Jeep for $115.00
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-27-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: rec swap

A REC will be a drop in fit but you will have to buy a REC bezel from Jeep or Ebay. But....why get a REC when a RER is about the same price off Ebay. You'll still need to buy a GPS antenna as you...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-27-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,114
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: REC to RER conversion

I installed a Mygig RER in my 05 WK. Almost all the parts were bought off Ebay. I got the RER, GPS antenna, bezel adapter and Lock pick all off Ebay. I bought the REC bezel from Jeep to replace the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-27-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: wk interior door handles

They are not OEM parts. They are aftermarket but extremely nice copies. I need to replace all of them on my 05 so $120.00 is better than $2.4k. I'd have to break a bunch more to add up to the cost...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-27-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Uconnect question

I did not know about the A pillar mic mount. Any info on it? Would really like to avoid the sun visor setup.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-26-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Jon Krol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-26-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: WK Breaking door handle pockets

Can you tell me where your write up is located? Thanks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-26-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: WK Breaking door handle pockets

Just do a search for parts pros jeep and they should show up I would think.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-26-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jon Krol
Re: Uconnect question

Sorry, I should have been a little more informative. I installed a Mygig RER in my 05 Ltd. It has Uconnect built in. Seems all I need is the Uconnect capable mirror and the wiring harness to get it...
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