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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Contemplating Purchasing a '15 KL TH

ATVman29....I have a 2014 TH with 14,898 miles on it with basically no problems other than the flashes as requested by Jeep (had one CEL/transmission service light at 7,000 miles) that the RO1 fixed....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-22-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,573
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: RO1 Recall

I was not aware that I would be stepping in to a real "hornets nest" when I explained how I dealt with Chrysler/Jeep to remedy some issues I had with previous Jeeps. I was attempting to be helpful...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,573
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: RO1 Recall

I am confused?! I just told you how to start the process, you are on your own fella, you have to go thru the act.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,573
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: RO1 Recall

One has to be patient, not get ugly, write some letters, and you must work closely and have a super relationship with your dealer owner. I had a 2002 Jeep Liberty with a vibration at 42 MPH that...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-20-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,573
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: RO1 Recall

My 14 TH has had all flashes including the RO1 and while I have and occasional clunky shift it otherwise runs great. I now have 15,000 miles on the vehicle and other than the flashes (many) I have...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Tow Hooks on non TH?

$100 plus shipping (approx. $30) they are not lite! let me know I am spring cleaning my garage.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Tow Hooks on non TH?

If anyone would like a brand new set of tow hooks and the mounting bracket let me know. I had my dealer take them off so the tow bar bracket could be installed. I have no idea how they go on and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-13-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Rear Window issues

Needs a new rear window for sure. looks like it make have been flexed somehow and moisture has gotten in between the two layers of glass.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-10-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Anyone Use Their KL as a "Toad"?

Array has done a good job with his photos as to installation of the base plate. I am sorry I have not gotten to measure the Roadmaster center to center measurements. I have been dealing with 50" of...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-09-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,209
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Snow Performance

We are looking at close to 50"s of snow here in seacoast NH in the last three weeks and I must say my TH has been superb! I would not say it is any better or worse in comparison to my other 7 Jeep...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-06-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,032
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Heads Up: New transmission update as of 02/02/15

I have a March 2014 built TH and have had no issues what's so ever with the transmission (did have one flash done, did not notice any change since I had no complaints to begin with) until last week...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-23-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Anyone Use Their KL as a "Toad"?

JeepDiva:

I have a 2014 TH and have towed it a few times behind my motor coach and it tows extremely well, I utilize a Roadmaster tow set up vs's the Blue Ox that I have heard has had some issues...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-15-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By ragoodsp
"Back" button

OK, I give up...I have had my TH for nearly one year and have read the users guide and manual and can not find or see what the "back" button that is next to the traction control button actually does?...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-06-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: auto on function

I actaully have both sets of complete manuels for both of my Jeep vehicles that I requested from Jeep and therefore I understand how the auto on system works. There must be a way that rapid changes...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-06-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By ragoodsp
auto on function

I have observed in both my Cherokee and in my GC (both 2014's) that the auto on fuction for heated seats and steering wheel do not come on if the initial start up is not cold enough to trigger the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Cherokee at 3600 miles...and a crossroads

I would be very hesitant to go the route of Lemon Law to be honest. I had issues with a 2002 Liberty and a 2014 Grand Cherokee and in both cases I worked closely with my dealer and in both cases...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: 2015 Trailhawk issues

I have a 2014 TH with 9,000 miles on the clock and have had zero issues to date.
Your number (1) issue sure appears to be a problem with the radio head as another poster has said.
I have only seen...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-02-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Recommendations for Snow Tires on the TH

Living here in NH I always swap to winter tires and have found the Bridgestone DV-1's (something like that) to be great tires in both snow and ice. On my wifes JGC I put Michelins and they are...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-25-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,050
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

I just towed my TH for approx. 400 miles and it towed much better compared to my old Liberty CRD, the TH is close to 500 lbs lighter to begin with. I am still working on the sequence of getting into...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,050
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

BTW....Like others I have had a problem with the clevis arrangement on my Brake Buddy not going over the top of the wide brake pedal shaft on my TH. I tried to grid the notch wider but I was still...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-22-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Tow Hooks on non TH?

Patrick: Just took the tow hooks off of my TH....I will over the hooks and the frame brackets at "a deal you can not refuse" if you should have interest? PM me if you have interest and I will box...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Auto dimming mirrors don't...

Only the drivers side ext. mirror dims on atleast the 2014 Limited's
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-07-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Coolant temps

Since your post I have been monitoring my TH V-6 and in around town driving with low 80's out side I have yet to see it go over 206 degrees. On the highway doing 70 MPH it stays at 202.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,218
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: U-Connect

I do have a strong New England accen tbut that accent does not seem to bother in by wife's 2014 GC. I do not use any other voice activated features in the Cherokee. I state... navigate to, the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By ragoodsp
U-Connect

My voice activated navigation feature just does not pick up what I speak. I utilize the exact sequence of commands as designated by U-Connect and the sysetm sends me to god only knows and not what I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-16-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,218
Posted By ragoodsp
U-Connect

My voice activated navigation feature just does not pick up what I say. I utilize the exact sequence of commands that U-Connect ask for and it it sends me to Montana or god knows where and not New...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: surf board

I just orderd the VG Shark Fin Mark ll from Visual Garage and they were super to deal with (have not got the fin yet but should in two weeks!) It was just a pain unscrewing the antena every time I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: No LaneSense

Since I am not and IT guy what does "electronic archtecture" really mean? Does it mean the processors just do not have enough room? No park asssit on the GC eiether. thanks and have a great 4th...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By ragoodsp
No LaneSense

Son and law just took delivery of his Grand Cherokee Limited with Technology package. Both he and I assumed (incorrectly obviously) that the tech package would have come with LaneSense like my new...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-27-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: New Member-Oil filter ?

It is extremely easy to change from the top. Just a regular metric socket is correct, do not over tighten! Make sure you get the 2014 filter since the 2013's are different
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,370
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: 2015 limited

I have had my TH since April and it now has 3000 miles on it and I have to say this is by far the best jeep I have owned (my wife's 14 GC is better in certain areas but should be a $4000 more!). I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-28-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,043
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Noise in dash

Folks:

With 3000 miles on mine now the rattle has gone completely. Dealer kept saying to wait a little and see what happens before they ripped into the dash, the noise was not super loud but is...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-20-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Where's the ECO message?!

if running in the most "eco" fashion is of grave concern to you you can watch in real time on the center display exactly what your MPG are, that is much better compared to watching for and eco icon...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Where's the ECO message?!

Bill-D is right on the money! The users guide that came in the glove box is a very abbreviated version of the 500 plus page manuel that Jeep (customer service dept. that by the way is manned 24/7,...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,104
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: power liftgate

Mine "times out" much sooner than 10-15 mins. i think mine may be saging down some or not always going up all the way to triger the switich. next time it does it I am going to push up a little to see...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,104
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: power liftgate

Thank you folks...I love this forum.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-14-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,104
Posted By ragoodsp
power liftgate

Does anyone know if there is a "timeout" on the power liftgate on the TH? Power function works fine going up, works fine going down if done within a few minutes but after those few minutes the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,426
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I selected Blazer Manafacturing and purchased the lights off the web for $129.00. Northern Tool, Tractor Supply, AWDirect and many other outlets carry such lights. Just put in wireless lights in...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,426
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

After having two Liberty's that over time had corrosion light problems for toad pulling I decided to go wireless lights on the new TH. So far the product is working exactly as advertised. I place...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,426
Posted By ragoodsp
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

FYI....Just picked up my TH at the Jeep dealership with newly installed Roadmaster base plates installed. Took nearly 5 hours to install them (tech had never done them before) and not exactly a...
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