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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

:thumbsup:

Not sure if you know Russell, but a group of users on the 300c site have already filed a submission against Chrysler Aust with the ACCC with regards to the VR Nav issue. It was...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2015, 01:00 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Russell - vid for you showing VR Nav whilst on the move in the MY15 KL. I thought no point in showing you the same thing when stationary - it works the same. (Husband driving and giving commands).
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2015, 04:13 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No worries. Will do it tomorrow.

Will ask VR to navigate to an address whilst stationary and repeat whilst on the move.

Will capture build sticker on drivers door at the beginning of the vid...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2015, 03:11 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Russell, the sales guys are wrong as usual. The MY15 KL Cherokee has VR to Nav that works as it should. - ie: you can input addresses by speech. It is my understanding that the early models of the...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-27-2015, 02:33 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Nice pics Softsand. :)

Here's a review from the Kiwi's. I think they like it... :thumbsup:

Jeep: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Limited review | Car & SUV...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2015, 03:29 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My apologies BgSk. It was IBAJ that recommended them to which you replied:



and I assumed you meant the same. :)

Yes, very happy with the $300 considering the amount of time and effort...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2015, 01:48 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

A big thank you again to Big Skiddy and IBAJ for their recommendation of the 'Touch Up Guys'.

Bill from TUG's Narallen came today - arrived at 8.30am and finished at 3pm.

There was a bit more...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:46 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Hang on Matty - you are confusing the two vehicles I think.



This only applies to the KL. If you do not get the Lux option on the KL, then you have the flip 'n stow storage in the front...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:34 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You think the WK2 is bad, drive the KL and you find her telling (yelling) at you to 'please place your hands on the steering wheel'. :lol: (Lane Departure assist/warning) - It's cool (most of the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Aero mode engages and lowers the vehicle when you hit and sustain speeds of greater than 90km/hr (for more than 20 seconds). I have found it engages at about the 85 mark and you do not need to be in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-21-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

I think that the dealer going away may in fact have worked in your favour here. The KL without the Tech pack (and coupled with the space issue) would have disappointed you I think.

IMHO, the KL...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2015, 11:44 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Hi Matty :)

I posted on your AJOR thread. :D

Looks like space has won out over the tech when all said and done. You won't be disappointed with the WK2 if that's the way you end up going...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-20-2015, 03:01 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

That's such a shame marcimark re: your early build. Hope they they can at least sort out the rattles and squeaks for you. :(

No issue with the wipers on ours. They do a great job.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-19-2015, 01:12 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

So would we have Julian (and it was available as it turned out).

I thought that the Lux option as advertised (even on the dealers vehicle orientation literature that I have), only had Vented...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-19-2015, 12:58 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Yah Softsand! Another CRD person. :D

You lucky bugger getting 5k off the price. Good job. :thumbsup:

We need pics though.



Good to know Julian. I haven't upgraded yet. I thought I'd...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-17-2015, 05:09 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Bugger! Nrb - That is no good. :(

We took delivery on June 20 2013. Build date was April 5th 2013.

No magic dust for the early builds then. I did have the 'update' done at the 40k service. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-17-2015, 03:18 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

'Why are people so unkind?' (Apologies to Kamahl).

Maybe, just like us, he hasn't had the issue. Maybe, the very, very early builds (April 2013 - his and ours) escaped the gremlin.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-17-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Nup - Webber is Jeep 48.

Where is Webber?
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-16-2015, 04:00 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

True dat. I was too excited after finding the checkbox in the uconnect in the first place and didn't thoroughly test it first time. :lol:

I lurvve the KL as well. :D

Softsand - hope delivery...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-16-2015, 12:47 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Probably. I think we must have dodged a bullet (and had the update applied at the 40k service so in theory, should now be bullet proof).
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-16-2015, 12:30 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Yeah that's right. It's Mondial assist which is umbrella'ed under Allianz. They also do Merc, Audi, Nissan, LR, Jag etc
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-14-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

MMCRH - I don't understand your reticence about allowing your fellow JG members to help.

They have requested a video showing what you say is happening.

You say you cannot provide that.

A...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-12-2015, 04:11 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Indeed Steve. And I did ring the parts guy from our dealership (just because I thought it would be an interesting comparison) and he said $1387 but none were available in the country according to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 07:23 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I've ordered it from MoparAmerica.com for the grand sum of Aus $288.34 including express DHL delivery. Score! :D
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks IBAJ and BK. The left rear light has gone as well. I guess that means we have to deal with Jeep parts. Oh Joy.

He said the sensors didn't go off and he couldn't see anything in the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Any recommendations of a good paint/panel shop in the Macarthur area NSW?

The back bumper needs some work done on it. Don't think it needs replacing, just a bit of a paint job. (Well I hope it...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-10-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

This would suggest no...



I wish he would reduce his font size though.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-06-2015, 01:40 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

That is an excellent tip Julian. :thumbsup:

Hadn't even thought of it. Currently stashed in the centre console (because I hate things stuck on windscreens) and retrieved when toll booth...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-05-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I'm an idiot. I've been driving around for the last two months or so manually pressing (and unpressing) the electronic park brake button.

I discovered the electric park brake option in the...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-03-2015, 06:12 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Geez, you're racking up the K's there Julian. :)

Lanesense is cool - except when she gets cranky about that 'no hands on the wheel' business. :D :lol:

It's good to hear you are loving it. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-03-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Relax mmcrh - it's actually for the KL if you read the Chrysler media statement.



Full statement:
...
Forum: Other Rides 02-02-2015, 11:59 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Does anyone in the US have a Tesla?

So we are thinking about getting a Tesla - well the husband is anyway - I don't really care either way. This is not to replace the two Jeeps, just to add to the garage.

He has a test drive...
Forum: 2015+ Jeep Renegade-BU 02-02-2015, 04:37 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: 15 Hottest New Cars of 2015--Jeep Renegade

Oh I like that ad PK. I could watch that over and over. Noted the Aust and NZ quick frames as well. I think this vehicle will do well in this part of the world.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-31-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Very nice Deadpool. :)

Softsand - maybe by the end of the week? Fingers crossed for you.

I had what was the easiest flat tyre the other day. Front drivers side - flat as a pancake but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-30-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Talk to Bosch. They make really good dishwashers and washing machines - not so sure about CRD systems. (kidding) ;)



Above quote taken from here: (January 2013 report):

Bosch Announces...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-30-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

We also have had no Active Regen message on the EVIC. (Steve1307, I know you have me down as a positive regen happening but I think you must have misinterpreted my posts).

MY14 Overland (Build...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-28-2015, 02:50 AM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Crash repair a KL Cherokee

That's good news Skywalker. Fingers crossed for you for next week. :thumbsup:
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-27-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian Uconnect update

Thanks Joe. Here's the changelog as well.

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0800715.pdf
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-27-2015, 05:42 AM
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Views: 356
Posted By SJandL
Re: Crash repair a KL Cherokee

Ouch Skywalker. Can't add anything to what Snuke and Steve have already said and hope it gets sorted relatively quickly but just wanted to welcome you to the forum also.

How was the Emu by the...
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