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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-08-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Hard Shifting

As I said before my dealer said no on the TSBs last spring for me.
He was correct. For me everything was fine and they were not needed.
Why risk screwing up the AL process that was complete, or...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-04-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,461
Posted By Traveler0980
Re: Heads Up: New transmission update as of 02/02/15

I've got 6K miles on mine and it has been running flawlessly. Don't think I want them flashing the trans. I don't like kicking sleeping dogs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By MBDiesel
I bought my Jeep to use it like a Jeep. Camping...

I bought my Jeep to use it like a Jeep. Camping in the Cascades, skiing, logging roads to radio tower sites. When it's dirty, it goes through the wash when I get a chance. If I was worried about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Jiffster
Re: Car Wash - Swirls on rims

I hate car washes but don't have much of a choice here in Michigan during the winter.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-07-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By biggee72
Re: So I got my '15 KL Trailhawk

You can consider it, but it won't happen.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By bill_de
Re: Consumer Reports

I don't think they are intentionally biased. But I do think that CR readers are a microcosm whose opinions might not coincide with the broader population. The people who respond to surveys, by their...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-31-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By philbytx
Re: Consumer Reports

Here, I've made the correct changes :

Maybe if XXXXX worked out most the bugs with the 2014 XXXXXX BEFORE releasing it, and improved on their Quality Control and dealership network, they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By Hemispin
Re: Consumer Reports

In my opinion Consumer Reports might be good for researching your next blender. They are not automotive enthusiasts.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By lstowell
Re: Consumer Reports

Do they still offer that with the anemic 4 cylinder, and optional Fingerhut seat covers?
I'd expect that to be the CR Car Of The Year...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-26-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By Plik
Re: Consumer Reports

According to consumer reports we should all be driving beige Toyota Camrys


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-23-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,469
Posted By FStephenMasek
Re: End of the Road for 2015 Cherokee Limited

I hope the guy who started this thread never buys anything else. For example a house, where pipes might break or furnace draft inducer fans fail. Certainly not anything which uses electricity. ...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,613
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

I got mats. That is the Mopar Jeep mats as in the Trail Hawk for my Limited.
Did not like the look of the Weather Tech liners. They look OK in say an F150 but not a Cherokee. They make me feel like...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,313
Posted By Jakkall
2015 grand Cherokee Lemon?

Bullshit! It's not a Jeep thing.


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

That's about how long it took for me.:thumbsup:
It does vary by individual driving habits.
Short low mileage trips are the worst for AL. It does not allow the system to learn and retain the data....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Maybe macfan did get lucky. Maybe I got lucky with my 12/11 build.
I have not had any updates and the dealer did not want to do any either.
The eary builds had lots of adjustment issues with the AL...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,786
Posted By AbkshelbyXJ
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

I've been driving Chrysler products since 1981. To me the Pentastar means a lot. To myself and many others it's brand recognition. When people ask who makes my Jeep, I always say "Chrysler Group...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,911
Posted By jp467
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

I think you are full of it. Didn't you say in earlier posts that the dealer told you that they had not seen many problems with the 8 speed? Now your saying that he told you that a replacement has a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,911
Posted By SW03ES
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

Again...you need to want to be happy. You can whine and say things "should be a certain way" or you can make them the best they can be the way they are.

The service rep at the dealer didn't build...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,911
Posted By Scottina06
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

one statement here before I close this thread as well.

It seems both you and MSCA started with one simple issue with a clunk or hard shift from 2-1 or 1-2 when creeping in a parking lot...or in a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,911
Posted By SW03ES
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

I agree that people have a tendency to keep hammering on the same topic, sometimes though talking about issues as a forum helps coordinate repairs. Sharing stories about what someone's dealer did and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,786
Posted By Traveler0980
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

The Pentastar is in the same category as the "bow tie", "blue oval", the slanted "H", the straight up "H" and others. All are known world wide and mean different things to different people.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,911
Posted By jp467
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

i was going to post something but I'm not falling for this game. I think just by you starting this thread it shows who the trouble maker is.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By 46er
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

We all have our stories to tell; just be glad you did not buy a Tacoma and have the frame rust out from under you or one of their oil problem vehicles and have warranty work denied you. Myself, I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By kkreit01
Re: Consumer Reports rates Owner satisfaction high

Who cares what CR says. Their ratings are based on feedback from ~1M of their subscribers. That's 6-7% of the new car-buying population. Typically, only those who are extremely satisfied, or...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 11-05-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By ReelMan
Re: Avoiding Personal Property Tax for 2015

Milous, with all due respect, my point was that this was not a situation that happens because someone is waiting on a buy-back check (which, I suspect, the dealership would know about in advance) or...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 11-05-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By ReelMan
Re: Avoiding Personal Property Tax for 2015

Seriously? Show a bit more respect for the people with whom you deal, and own the fact that you "didn't think about it".

You're concerned about taxes on your Jeep that would be due in December of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By 46er
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

And just to keep things in perspective, that 4Runner that is so perfect, really wasn't. Pretty bad recall record going back to 1988, many of them repetitive. :eek:

Toyota 4Runner Recalls -...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

He hasn't posted anything else so I can only assume he found the consumer reports numbers on owner satisfaction that I was talking about and didn't like what he saw. In that same report the regular...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By MSCA
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Simple--- you got lucky. Obviously, there are issues with these transmissions, but you were lucky to get one that doesn't have issues. That shouldn't be too hard to understand. Now go get yourself a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

You know yes Consumer reports rates jeep low, but when they ask owners the question "would you buy that vehicle again?" Why does the Grand Cherokee rank so high? Thats something to ponder isn't it?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

Ford has the same policy as Chrysler with loaner cars. I just got rid of a 2011 Ford Fusion 4 months ago. When I first bought that Fusion I had an issue I had to take it in for and was told they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By SnoFire
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

MSCA - If your Jeep is that bad, why wait until the 3yr warranty is up? Save yourself the trouble and dump it.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,102
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

It sounds like its a lot of work to keep you happy. I bet your dealer just loves to see you coming.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,999
Posted By Paul Bernard
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I seem to have no dog in this contest owning my 2013 JGC 3.6 Ltd. I now have 48M miles on it, and other than the pano roof noise problem that the dealer fixed, the vehicle has been perfect. Not one...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,786
Posted By cherryredjeep
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,786
Posted By cherryredjeep
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

ok were all on the same side so lets chill! I don't think many jeep people would be into the history of the star and thats OK .

For me and others the gen II hemi 426 dual quad and the star has...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-31-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,999
Posted By tratpop
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

There are so many elements to the discussion in this thread. Actually been a pretty good read. First need to mention that some of the arguements are being made from a different frame of reference in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-31-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,999
Posted By Benn0
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

But the question remains, what is a repair or an issue? If 50% includes uconnect updates then it isn't exactly high impact is it? If we are saying 50% of Jeep Grand Cherokees require towing in their...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,999
Posted By Zybane
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Humans always try to tie events together. Coincidence, it's Occam's razor.



You forget, these "reports" have nothing to do with value. Something like a Jeep Grand Cherokee offers options,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,999
Posted By SCMomentum
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Problems with Consumer Reports auto ratings: analyzing the analysts (http://www.allpar.com/cr.html)

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/30/why-consumer-reports-and-j-d-power-are-so-different/...
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