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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-25-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I am happy to hear that the tires have taken care of the problem.
My first 2014 Jeep had the transmission issues .
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

The day I picked up my first Jeep the brake rotors were so bad as soon as I hit 50 mph and hit the brakes the car was all over the place due to vibration
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Is the vibration at approximately 60 mph ? Is it the road force balance they cannot get with specs?
The car is built in Detroit , I think that tells us something right there .
There have been so...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 12:04 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

The firestone is a firmer ride than the Goodyear . Noise is about the same.
I you want better ride quality stay at the lower speed ratings for the tires .
I didn't think the Goodyear had a bad...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

The firestone handle much better than the Goodyear Fortera. The steering response and turn in is much improved.
The Goodyear has a much more flexible sidewall .
I am thinking of putting the SRT...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Did you contact Chrysler/Jeep yourself to open a case . They will give you a case number.
That is what I did after (8) times to the dealer for the vibration.
My replacement Jeep is much better...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-23-2014, 10:27 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

You have a vibration when in park. I have not experienced this .
Does it feel like its related to engine rpm ?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I thought most of the problems with vibration were the earlier production dates .
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-02-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

What is the build date of the vehicle?
A lot of people have vibration issues
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

My build was in October and when I received it the first thing I did was remove the Goodyear Fortera tires and I put a V-rated performance tire on the handling is much improved .
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I also just had a wheel alignment done the other day , the toe was off from day one . I have 2000 miles on it
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

My vehicle that I traded in was also a Ford Edge and it was better than the Jeep.
My new vehicle has water retention in the air conditioning system , the windows fog up and now if I put on the AC...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Be peristant and don't give up . I assume the Chrysler attorneys are just testing the waters to see if you will take the $1000.00
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

What does your attorney suggest . Do you have all the work orders for when the Jeep was brought back each time?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-10-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

Good luck , I hope its the tires .
When I had mine that had the steering vibration I also noticed there was an excessive amount of bump steer and when I went over speed bumps at slow speeds it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-10-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

I did not need an attorney , the dealer opened a star case and I filed a case directly with Chrysler . It did take a while for them to agree to replace the vehicle . I went to the dealer and had them...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 11:42 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I had mine back eight times and I also paid local shops to have road force balancing , wheel alignment and two front tires mounted and it never went away . I dial indicated every rotating part on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 11:28 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I suppose it is because you hired an attorney .
I gave Chrysler the choice , either replace the vehicle or go lemon law .
Chrysler made the decision to replace .
Do you have copies of all the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 11:20 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I received my new vehicle after 8-9 weeks and I replaced the Goodyear Fortera with the Firestone Destination ST and there is considerable improvement in handling and turn in , much more responsive
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 11:16 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Have you called Chrysler and opened a case file ?
I was persistent and I did not stop until they agreed to replace vehicle.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 05:34 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

My vehicle arrived at the dealer and I test drove it today to make sure there wasn't any vibration. The vibration and bump steer is non existent in the new vehicle . The transmission also shifts...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2013, 07:09 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Have you called Chrysler to open a case file ?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-30-2013, 09:58 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Have you called Chrysler , they have a consumer number to call and you can open a file from your end . They will actually call dealer while you are on the phone with them to verify
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-29-2013, 06:58 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

The steering column may not be the same but it is not the root of the problem . I really think that there are a couple of issues and when combined the end result is vibration . Mine also has a lot...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I actually disconnected the electric hydraulic power steering motor to see if it was related to the hrdraulic pressure from the pump through the rack and it didn't change a thing

I dial...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2013, 12:32 PM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Hi RMD , I am not convinced it is the steering column , the vibration has to be caused by an item that is either oscillating , out of round or bent. I don't see how a column could cause that . The...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-30-2013, 07:52 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Hi Shewstring , the vehicle I am getting is identical to the one I have . I hope I am as successful as you with getting one that doesn't have any problems. I am going to call ISG today to confirm the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-29-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

HI Shewstring , I am glad to hear your new vehicle is fine without the problems. It really takes the joy out of buying a new vehicle when you have issues .
I have to wait four to six weeks , they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I had warped brake rotors the day I picked up the vehicle . They cut them and I wasn't satisfied with cut rotors on a new car , so they installed new rotors, then we tried wheels and tires from other...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,649
Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

The dealer road forced balanced three different sets of Goodyear tires , this is the worst set on the vehicle. I also installed Firestone Destination ST that I paid for and it didn't change a thing ....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-13-2013, 11:26 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

Mine was at the dealer eight times. They tried tires , three sets same brand , I tried a set at my expense , didn't work . It is not the tires . they all cant be bad . The Goodyear Fortera is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 09:33 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

when I test drove the Jeep before I purchased it I never drove it over 45 mph . When I picked it up the first day and drove at 55 mph the brake rotors were warped so bad I didn't realize there was...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 181
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

Do you still have the Goodyear Fortera's on the car?
We have tried other wheels in 18" and 20" off of new Jeep Grand Cherokee's and the result is always the same
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 07:56 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

Eight times to the dealer , steering vibration still there . I also have taken it to a independent shop that re-balanced all four tires and check alignment , I wanted to see what the caster was . A...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I have 3800 miles on mine , the tires were just put on last week , the dealer installed the Goodyear again. I purchased the Firestone Destination just to try them and it didn't change anything.
Have...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-01-2013, 10:39 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Has any body resolved vibration issues with the 4X4 and 20" wheels.
I have been to the dealer 8 times , I tried a different brand of tires I purchased and the vibration is still there ?
I realize...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-24-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Latest information on vibration 60 mph and above. Chrysler tech supposedly looked at vehicle and they suggested new tires . They installed another set of the Fortera's again , they couldn't get the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-16-2013, 07:21 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

I have at the dealers six times in five weeks . I am told a Chrysler tech will be there next Tuesday and he is going to hook a vibration sensor to isolate the problem.
Have you noticed any steering...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-11-2013, 09:35 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

Regarding the wheel vibration from 60-70 mph , the dealer installed new brake rotors , road forced balance three times , tried wheels and tires off of a new GC , vibration was actually worse . I also...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-30-2013, 11:39 AM
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Posted By bobh
Re: Vibration in the 2014 grand cherokee summit

DID YOU EVER GET THE VIBRATION ISSUE STRAIGHTENED OUT. iS IT IN FACT THE TIRES ?
THANKS BOB
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