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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,733
Posted By captainjunket
Red face Re: Brake Booster recall

Had Jeep in for 30,000 Km service, the service manager said there is a recall for the brake booster as well as it needs a front end alignment.
I said lets kill two birds with the one stone and do...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11,632
Views: 813,783
Posted By captainjunket
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

HI A10-6,
We also toured around Tassie last year in the jeep not so many jeeps on the road there only spotted 3 in three weeks.
As to service at Bundora my brother reckons there good never any...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,026
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

You got to love the new Jeep Garnd Cherokee commercial when the little kid says "youve got to get a bigger boat" absolute gold.:D
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Looking for 8 speed transmission review

Can anyone enliten us on the questions that carbon tax asked about the 8 speed transmission on the CRD.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,850
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Now its fuel filter prices!!!

I am in! Dont mind paying 40% above internet pricing, but I refuse to pay 369% above internet pricing.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-16-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 36,569
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Jeep service costs

Shepparton was $417.00 for 10K service total, Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 oil @ $205.20 and oil filter $50.00. Also carried out radio software enhancements,and taken photos of DRL holders that are scorched and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-31-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,882
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Navigation System Quirks

What a heap of SH*T the sat nav is! for a premium product. it took me miles out of my road from Wagga to Holbrook adding at least an hour to the trip.
$200.00 sat navs from dicks smiths can do the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-17-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

I bet your glad that saga is over!
we would like to know what was causing the trombone noise in the compressor?
wondering if it has an internal relif valve??????????????????????
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-29-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Pity you carnt get 2 identical JGC side by side and analyze the differance in operating pressures and tempertures. This would go along way too diagnose the problem.
Do the jeeps use the new micro...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 11-27-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,710
Posted By captainjunket
Re: WK2 Diesel Owners: Would you buy it again?

Most definatly a big YES.
Their is just somthing about this engine, so sure footed and deliberate when you give it a squirt! coupled with great fuel economy
done 8000Kms.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By captainjunket
Alarm going off

Has anyone experianced their alarm going off for no apperent reason??
Ours has gone off over the past couple off nights, the first night twice 20 mins apart unlock then lock. the next night again...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-26-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,056
Posted By captainjunket
Re: PLEASE CHECK YOURS!! front bumper issue...

Had the chrome grill fitted today finally after 3 months on back order, at the same time they fixed the clip that holds the bumper in place under the right hand side head light. And the leaking...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-17-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,267
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Anyone Interested In Petitioning HQ in US?

Add me to list, chrome mesh grill supposedly ordered back in March with car order.
Car delivered June 28th, asked several times where is grill? back order, moving warhouse, ect, ect. Called into...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By captainjunket
Re: 18's 20's 0r even 22's?

I did get the TPMS from the US heaps cheaper than here, had them fitted to the wheel and tyre package from Tempe Wheels and Tyres out of Sydney.
$2,600 wheels & tyres with 20 alan head slimline nuts...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-02-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,707
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Front end alignment

A mechanical adjustment to the front end.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-02-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,707
Posted By captainjunket
Front end alignment

Well had the front end alignment done last Friday, sick of it pulling ever so slightly to the left.:confused:
The front right hand tyre had worn on the inside after 3,500Km.
The guy I took it too...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-02-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,056
Posted By captainjunket
Re: PLEASE CHECK YOURS!! front bumper issue...

I was showing off my new 2012 CRD Overland to one of my mates and he picked it out! 2 days old! Have pushed it back several times pops in but the first bump you hit in the road it comes staight out...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Hi, sure as the TXV opens it puts more load into the compressor then the refrigerant is then passed to the condenser were it condenses the refrigerant back to liquid. But then dischage pressure must...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Yes totaly agree, the VSD that controls the fan speed is set too high or out of calibration. as you can see as you move air thru the condenser with the car moving you dont seem to get the HP noise...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-14-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By captainjunket
Re: My True Blue

What a story, I was quoted by B.Jane at $4,420.00 all the while showing me on Tempe Wheels and tyres web site.
So mental note go to web site myself and purchased wheels,tyres& nuts delivered for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

May be that the HP switch is a saftey cut out for the comperssor only,
and cuts out say 2500Kpa. And the VSD is to moulate the fan speed say between 1000Kpa and 1600Kpa. if the VSD is programable...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Hi Glenn, I having thought about the condenser/radiator electric fan I think it might be variable speed rather than straight on/off. I remember when I first got mine setting up the EVIC and ideling...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-13-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Hi Glenn, could be the pressure switch that contols the condenser fan may be turning the fan off to early. thus still feeding to much refrigerant thru the TX valve and evaporator. if you take back to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Get Freezetec to check superheat whilst it is cycling. if ithey find the superheat too low see if they can adjust TX valve. Iam not sure weather the TX valve has an external adjustment or not.(may be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

That's great Glenn, I bet you have a grin from ear to ear
It just goes to show how lack of training and experiance is on auto AC at the dealers. One wonders when something else goes haywire say...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Do it on the cold line, it makes no differance what the engine is doing hot or cold but dont have it running running.
Purge in 10 second bursts then run AC and see if there is a gradual improvement....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

mmmmmm......... sounds about right.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Mate, as you might have guessed I am in the industrial refrigeration trade the carbon Tax is a 300 hundred million dollar wind fall for her out of our industry alone.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Don,t let the refrigeration police catch you............. but years ago before we all got enviromental that exactly what we used to do.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

An evaporator is just like a radiator, fins and tubes nothing really to go wrong unless it has a leak. A TX valve has a needal and seat moving parts so can go wrong, these used to be mounted external...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

it will be a process of elimination but I do anything first to avoid pulling the dash out!
is the TX valve mounted inside the dash???....... I don't know.
let me know how you get on.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Ok. Sounds to me if it is overcharged. if it is overcharged and the ambient temp and the inside load is high you can get a high pressure cut out on the AC system, thus the only thing you will get is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Hi Glenn,
Evacuating any refrigeration system is mandantory after it has been opened up to atmosphere as the air carries moisture in it. if moisture is present it can jam open or close the TX valve....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,817
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Harmonic noise coming from engine...

Sounds like the AC compressor is slugging liquid refrigerant at cut in. A common problem in conventioal refrigeration and air conditioning systems. what actualy happens is one of two things the TX...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,667
Posted By captainjunket
Re: Panoramic Roof

Love the pano roof but, it dosn't auto close when you get out and lock the car.:(
I had a 1996 Ford that would close and lock.:)
I wonder if Jeep can alter the software so you just hit one button...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-21-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,682
Posted By captainjunket
Re: It's Official Jeep AU hates me

How gutless is that attitude by Jeep AU. instead of trying to reassure you they onto top of the problem they cut you off. How un Australian........
No doubt some bean counter authorized the barring,...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-21-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By captainjunket
Re: My True Blue

No great differance to the 20s, on the bitumen no differance at all. it wont be going off road much any way. I have an old half clapt out HiLux for such duties.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-21-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,712
Posted By captainjunket
Re: post pics 22 inch + wheels for Jeep WK2

Check out these 22s.
Falken tyres 285/40R22 only 14mm larger in diameter.
Mania Racing wheels (savoy)
Got new TPMS installed and working, got these thru OE Wheel distributors in USA via there...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-21-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By captainjunket
My True Blue

Finally it has stopped raining and the sun is shining.
Put the 22s on a week ago and now get a lot of stares.:thumbsup:
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-12-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,712
Posted By captainjunket
Re: post pics 22 inch + wheels for Jeep WK2

Hi auswk2crd
Check out Tempe wheels & tyres on their web site. I got 22s for my CRD Overland in the Mania Racing (Savoy) wheels with tyres for $2,600.00 including alan head nuts and tool delivered....
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