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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-27-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By bill_de
Re: MY15 Overland. Keyless entry is sh1t

Did you read the manual before ranting?

No!

WTF, seriously?

:) :) :)


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By bill_de
Re: Break in and first service

Ask ten people and you will get 12 opinions. That's why Jeep gave you an owner's manual. Read it and follow the recommendations from the people who designed and built your vehicle. ;)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,503
Posted By bill_de
Re: New: 2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition

Since Grand Cherokee has an Altitude and a High Altitude edition, shouldn't Wrangler have an Attitude and a Bad Attitude edition? :)

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

After learning from the dislike of the Eco mode 'default on' and changing that to a 'last use' default, you would think they would follow the same logic with this feature.

I've said this before,...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-12-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 Laredo sits lower than other models?

Here's the specs. You can take some measurements and see if something is off. Is your tire pressure at spec?


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Features & Specs | Edmunds...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-12-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,441
Posted By bill_de
Re: Solution to stiff seats?

A lot of folks think that the main purpose for QuadraLift is to raise the vehicle. It was initially designed with one thought in mind. That was to lower the Jeep to reduce wear and tear on the 'over...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,010
Posted By bill_de
Re: Battery under passenger seat

To get the battery out you need to remove the seat. So, all you have to carry is a little wrench. For as often as you will need to change the battery, it should be no big deal.






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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Never say never. It could still be coming, maybe as a late availability.

I'm happy about the tan as they are cooler in the summer.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By bill_de
Re: WK2 Leads Satisfaction Survey, Fifth Year in Row

Maybe it's about more than just you. :D

Surveys are funny. Nobody trusts Clinton, but they want to vote for her. :rolleyes:


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-08-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,503
Posted By bill_de
Re: New: 2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition

I'm sure that when they are available any dealer will be happy to take your current vehicle in trade, just so you can stop kicking yourself. :)


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By bill_de
Re: Why aren't Jeeps like foreign competition?

I had an '87 Bronco Il that went 168,000 in 6 years without adding oil. I changed the oil on that every 5,000 miles. That was the last high mileage car I owned, but haven't needed to add oil to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,889
Posted By bill_de
Re: Anyone Here Use Fuel Additives ?

Yes

The 6.4L engine isdesignedtomeetallemissionsregulationsandprovideexcellentfueleconomyandperformancewhenusinghigh- qualitypremiumunleadedgasolinewithanoctane rating of 91 or higher.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-03-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By bill_de
Re: Why aren't Jeeps like foreign competition?

Chrysler has better guidelines, but worse than I expected.

"Chrysler has adjusted its acceptable motor oil consumption guidelines for 2012-2013 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep gasoline vehicles (Chrysler...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The problem isn't the color, it's too many incompetent body shops. A good painter will do a number of test panels, not to get the color correct, that's easy, but to get the correct application angle....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Like the song says,

"It's not about having what you want;
It's about wanting what you have."

Enjoy, be happy! :)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Before I type it a second time, I'll give you a chance to read my post a second time. ;)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,892
Posted By bill_de
Re: Overland or Summit??

Try this with my full vin in it.

1C4RJFCT9EC125811-chrysler EPC (http://chrysler.17vin.com/vin/1C4RJFCT9EC125811)


Build date is right under transmission.---


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,892
Posted By bill_de
Re: Overland or Summit??

Double check my post, I made it easier.:)


The link needs a vin run.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,892
Posted By bill_de
Re: Overland or Summit??

Sorry, I posted the wrong link. I confirmed this with my '14 vin




free vin decode 1C4RJFCT9EC******,Chrysler Group LLC (USA) 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK) MPV 5.7 Liter 8 Cyl Gas...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,892
Posted By bill_de
Re: Overland or Summit??

Try this site:

https://jeep.custhelp.com/app/jeep/eqlisting_detail/session/L3RpbWUvMTM5MzY0MzI4OC9zaWQvWGxOMmc2T2w%3D


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By bill_de
JGC Delay In The Press

We knew it was coming, but the stockholders aren't happy.

Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) Stock Declines on Delay of Next Generation Jeep Grand Cherokee - TheStreet...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By bill_de
Re: Uconnect team introduces all-new features and services for 2016 vehicles

I agree. It was just when you said looking at the main screen was dangerous I had to laugh. If glancing at the main screen created a dangerous situation, it should go dark whenever the vehicle is in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,075
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

If you feel you are being pressured by any salesperson, you should step back and take a deep breath. You have the money and they want it. The only way you should ever feel pressured to give it to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By bill_de
Re: Jeep Loaner vehicle thoughts ( 2015 Trail Hawk Cherokee)

While it was a more expensive vehicle, for many years the lower volume Pontiac was a test car for the Chevrolet brand. Oldsmobile served the same function for Buick and Caddy.

You try not to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By bill_de
Re: Service explained

It's already spelled out in the owners manual. No sense in typing it again here. ;)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2015 Summit skid plates now an option

Even if they went with something that others use. A pop out that lets you screw in a temporary recovery hook.

I had that on an Acura and Ford.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,303
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

It's been reported / rumored the shifter will be something like Dodge is using.

2015 Dodge Charger Electronic Gear Shifter
GEAR SHIFT SELECTOR
Gear up for a smoother ride with an all-new fully...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-10-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,303
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

2016 Grand Cherokee (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


Order banks open - October 26, 2015
Production startup - November 23, 2015
Shortened model year - Production ends July 2016...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By bill_de
Re: Forward Collision Warning Problem

Nothing much to do until they find the cause. Since you say you have been having the problem you should have notified your dealer by now. If not let them know.


It would be your choice if you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,435
Posted By bill_de
Re: Breaking News!!!!!!

Are you sure Jim rides horses? I thought he just trailered a couple around in case the Jeep broke down. :lol:


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-05-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By bill_de
Re: Installing Self Stick Badges & Emblems Straight ??

Did the one in the Mopar packaging say where it was made?


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-02-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 Cherokee - Starting by Itself

Or maybe a defective fob. If the dealer finds nothing, she should switch fobs and see what happens.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By bill_de
Re: SXM Grand Cherokee Mexico

You can live chat with Sirius XM support here:

https://listenercare.siriusxm.com/


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By bill_de
Re: Off-road capability of stock Michelin tires

After 20+ years of beach driving, I tend to think there is some validity in this. Of course every beach, every vehicle, and every driver are different.


"Because, contrary to what seems...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By bill_de
Re: Please Help with new order

Have you "built" your vehicle at Jeep.com. That way you get to compare the options and prices so you can decide what YOU want. It really doesn't matter what the rest of us want, unless you are going...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,573
Posted By bill_de
Re: Thinking of dropping my Jeep

Good luck tomorrow! We know that you really would like to keep it. Plus, the threat from your wife is a good incentive. :)



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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 90,081
Posted By bill_de
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

When it snows on Memorial Day we will be hunting you down. :slapfight:


:lol: :lol: :lol:


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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-23-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 Jeep GC 3.0L EchoDiesel Oil Change and Oil Life Indicator Reset

Download and read page 24 of the Diesel Supplement.

Jeep Owners | Download an Owners Manual 2004 - 2011 | Jeep (http://www.jeep.com/en/owners/manuals/)


Ignore that the link says through 2011....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By bill_de
Re: Possible Shifter Issue

Found it. :) :) :)

A new performance-inspired electronic shifter provides a smooth transfer between gears with short throws and low shift effort. It functions like a traditional shifter, giving...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By bill_de
Re: Scratches on Steering wheel

An alternative to divorce would be driving gloves, once you polish out the existing scratches.


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