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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Another Recall - Vanity Mirror Lamp

how much time is involved in repair?
Forum: Compass and Patriot 05-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: New Compass owner soon

Thanks, I just checked and it says continuous variable tranny. From your post you have had a bad experience. Can you elaborate??
Forum: Compass and Patriot 05-15-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: New Compass owner soon

How do you like it so far I was considering a Latitude Altitude for my daughteras her first new car
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-19-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,708
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

the 911/assist buttons are on the mirror and part of the uconnect system. (i think). I dont think she will use or need mobile hotspot. I find that using svoice on my cell far better than yelp. If...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,708
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

due to illness, I might not be around when my free Sirus expires in August, so I need to type out instructions for my wife who is not tech savy and does not know how to use a computer and uses her...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Stuck in first - CEL

Try holding right paddle toward you for 3 seconds while in drive.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Anyone change brakes and rotors yet? Any DIYs or tips??

Thanks again for the pix.....They look good. I am debating about silver or black. I do notice some brown brake dust on the bare metal of the rotors. Since the Grand Cherokee is silver, I believe...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Anyone change brakes and rotors yet? Any DIYs or tips??

Again thanks.
The kit is 37 at Tire R but I will have to scout for a gear head. I guess I will leave a card at the local post office. The guy that feeds my horses is too dumb and clumsy. I guess...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-04-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Anyone change brakes and rotors yet? Any DIYs or tips??

Thanks for the info. It looks like this stuff will do the trick. Since my Ltd is Silver It looks like it would be a good match.

This stuff looks like a good solution for a shade tree mechanic,...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-03-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Anyone change brakes and rotors yet? Any DIYs or tips??

Thanks for the TIP. Now I need some one to do the work as I am too old to be removing wheels, jacking up the car, and getting on my knees. Since I live in the boonies, a dust free enviornment is...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-03-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Anyone change brakes and rotors yet? Any DIYs or tips??

I am very disapointed with the brake rotors that came on my 2014 Grand Cheokee Ltd 4x4.
The hub portion which is clearly visible on the rotors with the premium 20" tires was silver color 6 months...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Rust...RUST....RUUUUUST! HELP ME!

Maybe it would be best to take it into a dealer. This may be a warranty item rather than damage?????????
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Rust...RUST....RUUUUUST! HELP ME!

I am supprised that my new 2014 Grand Cherokee is showing signs of rust in the wheels. I ordered the 20" wheels which leaves the wheel hubs more exposed and the hubs are showing early signs of rust....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-20-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 37,784
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: FLASH: TRANSMISSION SHIFT ENHANCEMENTS (vehicles with 3.6L engine)

I am going to dealer Wed as my 4x4 2014 3.6 ltd. locked up yesterday and held everything in 5th gear 3K rpm until I stopped and tuned off engine then restarted. When locking up I heard a clunk and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,327
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Transmission Problem? Stays in one gear, won't shift, no response from autostick.

This happened to me today on my 3.6 2014 GC WK2. I see another thread that there is a flash recall so I will go to service Tues. The tranny clunked then I could get nothing but gear 5 and no sport...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-13-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,798
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: uConnect Apps?

Where did yelp go? I used VR and said launch yelp and nothing? I touched the screen and yelp is no longer listed under the uconnect. the system has been up to 19.38.? and the dealer did a flash...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-20-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Navigation Maps sadly outdated

This sounds like an opportunity for a start up company to compete. When customers are dissatisfied with the product and get tired of complaining, A new company should find it easy to move in and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-20-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Navigation Maps sadly outdated

It should be free if it is ever updated. I wasted my money for this piece of crap for a navigation system. I wish some one would file a class action as this system is as bad a design as the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-19-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By fumblefingers1
Navigation Maps sadly outdated

The Navigation system on my RA4 are sadly outdated. When I contacted NAVTEC who provides the maps, they gave me a BS answer that maps are updated periodically and could/or would not tell me when the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-18-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,623
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Recall notices for instrument cluster

My jeep built 719 and delivered on 7/26. I did 1st Oil change and got charged extra 41 for synthetic and they had my jeep on the evic update list which took 2.5 hours to complete. This is second...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-01-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,845
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.38.52

With paddle shifting, pull the right paddle toward the driver for 2 seconds to disconnect until the next time one by accident engages it by tapping the paddle toward the EVIC
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-01-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,845
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.38.52

With Win 8 a ton of apps are kept open for quick reference but clogs up the system. I put both a control panel and task manager app on the desktop so I can close all the junk before downloading...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-01-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,845
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.38.52

if one uses the Uconnect site it downloads a exe file that contains an installer. The installer is the correct way to convert to the iso file that the Uconnect radio will recognize (provided one...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,905
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I agree. It sounds like this bozo got your money and is working you into a LEASE not a purchase.:eek: I bet you will play hell getting your deposit back
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 10-01-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,383
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel Ordering

Jeep will add your order to the VOTS system but it does not show you the stages very well. Millous will show you the daily stages once it starts moving off of D1. Most importantly it will show you...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-17-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: 8.4: How are map updates delivered?

This is a quicker link

Jeep - Grand Cherokee - 2014 - Chrysler Map Update -...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-17-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By fumblefingers1
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-17-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Uconnect iPhone App update 1.1.9

Common man! have you ever lost your car at a NFL game or Christmas at the shopping mall. My wife lost it at Walmart and 3 minutes was not too long. All you have to remember on the App is your...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-14-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

When will this edition become available and will it download automatically or will I have to do something to get it?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

I tried that but volume when playing Sirrus is about half way up and volume on Blue Tooth Media must be all the way up. I have to be careful if switching out of BT to sirrus as the volume will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,099
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Overland vs. Limited w/ Nav, Luxury, Tow & Off road group: What are the differenc

In 12 years, I will be in the charity home for the feeble minded:eek:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,099
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Overland vs. Limited w/ Nav, Luxury, Tow & Off road group: What are the differenc

If you drive the wheeles off like I do, then who cares. I don't trade and I buy what I like. My last GC went for 12 years and 175000 miles. My '06 truck has only 50,000 miles and my '90 truck...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

I wonder if it got confused as when I entered the Jeep the phone was in Bluetooth mode and paired with the Uconnect, but when I plugged in the USB the display reflected media USB but no sound, so I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-28-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

That was what I tried after running the volume on the Uconnect was at max but found that the Android S4 had the volume at max also. I was wondering if chargiing thru usb port had anything to do...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-28-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

I have not yet tried the SD card as still searching thru Sirrius, but yesterday I tried the Bluetooth streaming of Pandora. Although the audio was good there appears to be a volume The Bluetooth...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,090
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Deal-Breaker The Seats

Just goes to show that different strokes......Now if they offered Tempurpedic :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,099
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: Overland vs. Limited w/ Nav, Luxury, Tow & Off road group: What are the differenc

I am the kind of buyer who drives my ride until the wheels fall off. I liked the 4X4 Ltd and added the moonroof, 20"wheels and the 8.4 A/N radio which added 3K to the ride but I have all the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-25-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 124,446
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

as I remember--yes. But that was sort of cumbersome because if I am unsure of the actual city where a location might be it is a pain. In the case that I cited the location was not found because it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: EVIC Gear Display

maybe the bright/dim is a signal to alert that paddle mode is engaged. since the Evic switch has 4 positions around the ok buiion maybe some combo makes the gear position more visible?????
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 08-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By fumblefingers1
Re: help

First get a second opinion. get
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