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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,507
Posted By Suther
Re: Euro specifications?

Sorry for my late response, I was an holiday with my family.

Anyway, to your questions;
- the center brake harness is in the middle headliner. If you carefully remove the rubber around the rear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,116
Posted By Suther
Here it is, let me draw a picture to help with...

Here it is, let me draw a picture to help with the wiring. Yes, I had to rewire everything. The taillight housing allows the outer backup lamps to be replaced with yellow bulbs = turn signals. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,116
Posted By Suther
I did write it up somewhere else in the board. I...

I did write it up somewhere else in the board. I check and link it here. It's an 8 hour job, not very difficult, but you some relays and a lot of wires.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,507
Posted By Suther
Yes, I had to rewire everything. The taillight...

Yes, I had to rewire everything.
The taillight housing allows the outer backup lamps to be replaced with yellow bulbs = turn signals.
I installed 4 relays to feed left turn signal, right turn...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-23-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Actually what I was scared of :-( there will...

Actually what I was scared of :-( there will never be a fix. I guess it is to a certain extent a normal operating noise in the shock which gets amplified by a bad engineered connection to the body....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-23-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Mmmh, might be that the Tarmac at the stops is...

Mmmh, might be that the Tarmac at the stops is bumpy and then you get the classical Self Leveling Shock knocking. I can hear at low speeds and it sounds the same like yours. Try to provoke it by...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Go to wk2jeeps.com, there is a list of TSBs. ...

Go to wk2jeeps.com, there is a list of TSBs.
The one I refer to is 21-003-13. It's reprogramming of the TCM for 'drivability enhancements'
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
I don't think so, the price for the Load Leveling...

I don't think so, the price for the Load Leveling Shocks is around 400$. Would be a great deal;-) by the way, these are Sachs Shocks (by design) but manufactured in Mexico.

Only possibility to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-07-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,607
Posted By Suther
Re: Load Leveling shocks retrofit - Laredo

Don't forget new springs, too. The load leveling shocks have softer springs as they take over some of the spring functionality.
That's why the Jeeps sag when you change from LL shocks to standard...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-09-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Re: Sunroof & Sunshade not working

Indeed, the trailer driver got my kids into. It's his truck, so I'm sure he knew what he did. Actually, the boys followed his orders very carefully. Wonder why they don't with mine:confused:

As...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-04-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Yes, all of that works including the switch...

Yes, all of that works including the switch illumination. What I guess is that there is a connection to the motor(s) of sunroof and shade not connected. No clue where that connection is.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-04-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Unfortunately, correct. As usual in life it was...

Unfortunately, correct. As usual in life it was perfect timing; car was ready (meaning the headliner they damaged by changing the windscreen was replaced), recognized the sunroof wasn't working and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-04-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Hi guys, Sorry for bothering you again,...

Hi guys,


Sorry for bothering you again, but could somebody send me a wiring diagram or anything where I could follow the routing of the cables? Thank you so much.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-26-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Lucky you :-) For the bump there is a TSB,...

Lucky you :-)

For the bump there is a TSB, which reduces it, but it remains present
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-26-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
That is a different issue, nothing to do with the...

That is a different issue, nothing to do with the shocks (and also nothing with the Hill Start Assist). Search for 'clunk on startup'

What you have is the 'rolling bowling ball in the trunk' which...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-24-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
Hey guys, thanks for joining! The problem...

Hey guys, thanks for joining!

The problem with rattle was on standard shocks (3 TSBs out to fix it and looks like one of those was successful), SRT shocks (1 TSB out and a computer fix, which...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Thanks, god point. Yes, I did after the connector...

Thanks, god point. Yes, I did after the connector to the head console was in place. Should have been my first look, but it is fine.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Watcher 58, your thoughts didn't let me rest. My...

Watcher 58, your thoughts didn't let me rest. My thoughts with regards to your observation are in relation to the pictures and discussions of the "rear knocking Aussie jeep" thread starting at post...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Suther
Sunroof & Sunshade not working

Hello,


I need some help; my dealership replaced the headliner of my 2012 Limited WK2 and now my pano sunroof and sunshade isn't working anymore. The head console is illuminated and the reading...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-15-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
That's a find! Thank you for your investigation!...

That's a find! Thank you for your investigation! That looks like a thought to follow. I know that the SRTs had a similar problem and they have a TSB which just replaced the shock mount (similar to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-14-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
I know you did, just wanted to confirm you...

I know you did, just wanted to confirm you information from another source :-)
I think I read somewhere that a 2014 made the same noise already.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-13-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
I got my Jeep back yesterday and everything s...

I got my Jeep back yesterday and everything s done in a great fashion. I can confirm the info that a new version of shocks is coming which should solve the problem. Unfortunately it is on Backorder...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-07-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Suther
Excellent attempt; let us know how it works out...

Excellent attempt; let us know how it works out over time. I am so desperate to get rid of that noise that I would try any solution.

By the way, any pictures? That would help to find the right...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Yep, my version, too! And I got the noise back as...

Yep, my version, too! And I got the noise back as did several others.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-05-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By Suther
I started a poll some time ago (should be still...

I started a poll some time ago (should be still around) and while you are right some experience the noise with regular shocks also.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-04-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By Suther
Yep, did that with mine; replaced the shocks four...

Yep, did that with mine; replaced the shocks four times. Third one with the shocks mentioned in the TSB (which came out later). Fourth replacement was after the TSB came out but with a newer version...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-03-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By Suther
Look for load leveling shock rattle. There are...

Look for load leveling shock rattle. There are literally hundreds of posts.

As it turns out, even with TSB no solution. The rattle/thumping comes back after several thousand miles.

I just how...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
Mine is in the shop, too. Cylinder head, teared...

Mine is in the shop, too. Cylinder head, teared headliner (windscreen change) and .... 5th time for the shocks. Haven't heard what shocks but honestly don't care; I will go in the shop every time the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
Good news for you (thumbs up). Just curious if...

Good news for you (thumbs up). Just curious if you could find out what version of them (AF?)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-28-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,436
Posted By Suther
I got that part too, and mine is in the shop...

I got that part too, and mine is in the shop again for replacement. Noise started around 6500 miles. Cross fingers that you stay lucky!

I seriously consider to swap the shocks and springs to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-25-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,319
Posted By Suther
There are several posts about this. So far no...

There are several posts about this. So far no real solution available. Even the TSB for this already dated (meaning the described part to replace the noisy shocks). I thought of putting some rubber...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-14-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,507
Posted By Suther
I haven't forgotten it, currently moving so give...

I haven't forgotten it, currently moving so give me some weeks.

So far, I have done (and for which I am planning to write things up);
- rear amber blinkers
- rear fog light
- white parking...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-02-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
Posted By Suther
I would be for it too. Just send me a PM. Thanks

I would be for it too. Just send me a PM. Thanks
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-31-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
Posted By Suther
Great, how much did you pay and what's the part...

Great, how much did you pay and what's the part number?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-31-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
Kind a, AF doesn't exist. AE is what I found in...

Kind a, AF doesn't exist. AE is what I found in the Internet. Dealer says AD is the last version.
I contacted Milous to find out more, but seems he is very busy.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-27-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By Suther
Good Luck and keep us updated. They "calibrated"...

Good Luck and keep us updated. They "calibrated" my sensor, but that wasn't successful proved by the rain the next day.

I found that some rain sensors need to replace the part that makes the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
No, the number is 68069680. Current version...

No, the number is 68069680.
Current version out is 68069680AD (at least what people got). I found 68069680AE and nonopr01 received the information that 68069680AF is coming.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
Fully agree, I guess we all want that. So while...

Fully agree, I guess we all want that. So while sharing the pain, let us share the knowledge ;-) to help the poor dealers with their lack of knowledge (heck, mine didn't know how to retrieve the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
My service advisor wants to change my shock...

My service advisor wants to change my shock again, too. Told him that there is a new version (AF) but on Backorder. He looked into it and said that the Chrysler Part System only shows the AD version,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-15-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 29,293
Posted By Suther
I cross my fingers for you it stays that way. I...

I cross my fingers for you it stays that way. I have the same shocks put into mine and the noise came back after 2000 miles. :-(
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