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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-31-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Hypermiling the Diesel JGC: Max Range, 700, 800, 900 Miles?

I recently noticed over the last 2000 miles that my miles per gallon have stepped up a couple miles per gallon. I think now at 28K miles that is do to the engine being fully broken in. At 80 mph I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-28-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By fun2drive
Re: For those of you who still believe dealer oil changes are superior to DIY...

Well It took over two weeks to get the sample to Blackstone. Will post the results soon as I can but results were excellent. Didn't run TBN since pervious sample was somgood...


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-27-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,281
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Ineptitude at its highest degree

Remember one thing most if not ALL dealership are not owned by the company but by businessman or businesswoman that call the shots.
Poor dealers really make for the above comments.
As a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-24-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By fun2drive
Re: For those of you who still believe dealer oil changes are superior to DIY...

Well I had hoped to provide my oil analysis from Blackstone since I had 9200 miles on it since last change (26,000 total) but the USPS seems to have lost it. Better luck next time and I will send it...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-22-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

If you want to know the correct tire pressure for the tires do what is the standard. Get white caulk or marker and put a line across the tread perpendicular to the rotation of the tire. Drive the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By fun2drive
Re: For those of you who still believe dealer oil changes are superior to DIY...

MOPAR 68109834AA filter and either Pennzoil Euro L 5W30 or the approved low ASH oils in the same weight which includes Total and Mobil 1 synthetics. Do a search you will find all kinds of information...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-13-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By fun2drive
Re: diesel fuel fill issue

Clamp to the down pipe might be loose. Dealer should look at this mine doesn't leak. That is the only thing I can come up with.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Pennzoil for Diesel

I keep my rides a long time and unless it is approved no way. I used Rotella both dino and synthetic in my Super Duty and worked well but no DEF system.
Good call taking it back.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-12-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Fuel Filter Replacement Guide

Changed the fuel filter, oil filter, air filter and rotated and had the tires rebalanced.
Here is a good Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJYCemMIwDA...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-08-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,520
Posted By fun2drive
Re: First Tow with Diesel

Diesels run best when they run hot. Modern engines run hot oil temps 245F from what we are used to seeing. My BMW twin turbo is designed to run 245F and I have seen it run 270F. It is no big deal...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Don't Put Change in Your Console Top Tray

That location for change is OK is your console isn't full which mine always is. I found the center console where the USB and aux are located is a great place for change. I don't keep anything but a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Truck Trend's Long-Term Test, 2014 EcoDiesel Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

I have almost 26,000 miles now and my average has been for the last 9,000 miles 28 mpg. They must drive pretty aggressively to pull the mileage as low as what they got. I can't comment on the off...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-05-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By fun2drive
Re: For those of you who still believe dealer oil changes are superior to DIY...

My story was when we owned a Chrysler Cordoba yes Ricardo Montalbon etc. I watched the guys at Jiffy Lube fill the engine with transmission fluid. I was like what they really didn't do that did they?...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-05-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Don't Put Change in Your Console Top Tray

I now use the center console where the USB, aux is located for change. It works well there and wish to heck I would have done that before I broke the top tray. Glad you all came up with good...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Switched to a Ram EcoDiesel

Had the Ram been available in the diesel I would have purchased it rather than my Jeep because of the reasons you cited. The Ram is a home run but so is the Jeep in my mind.
I have had the Ram as a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-30-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,633
Posted By fun2drive
Re: New TSB 009-006-15

I have a lot of experience driving all types of diesels and they all have some things in common. They like hot weather and they do well being driven hard. Never baby a diesel it will not treat you...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-29-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By fun2drive
Re: WIX has our Fuel Filters

Most 2ndary or final fuel filters are 2 or 5 microns. I really would like to know if out MOPAR filters are 3 microns. That would help keep wear down on the pump...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By fun2drive
Re: WIX has our Fuel Filters

6 Microns isn't all that good. I hope the MOPAR filter is better than that. That is large enough to cause wear on the pump.
I too would love to know what the filter specs for the fuel filter are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC Diesel with P20EE Code

My ride was in the dealer for less than a day for the cat replacement. They didn't even have the cat yet they got it done. I think your dealer is less than stellar at dealing with maintenance issues....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By fun2drive
Re: For those of you who still believe dealer oil changes are superior to DIY...

I have always changed my own oil with very few exceptions. I have access to the Auto Hobby Shop on base which is a drive on drive off lift. I can change my BMW in 20 minutes longer with our diesel...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By fun2drive
Re: WIX has our Fuel Filters

I bought 2 filters off an eBay MOPAR dealer for about a dollar more a piece. I am sticking with OEM and will be changing mine out soon at 25K miles.
I am anxious to see what comes out when I loosen...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L on sale

Bought 3 from MOPAR web site and 3 online eBay after a
Review by a guy that did a comparison on the Ram 1500 forum. They look the same as factory and should be fine in my opinion. Our filters don't...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-23-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L on sale

I jumped on this did 4 separate orders to get the pricing. Wow this is a great price for this oil!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-21-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By fun2drive
Re: High RPM = more particulate?

Diesels are not high rpm engines because the way the fuel burns over a gas engine. Running a diesel engine hard will cause the ECU to output more fuel to both provide power and help cool the engine....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-19-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-10-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

Mine has been in the dealership for the CAT replacement less than one day. I think I have an outstanding dealership and they jumped on this for me and had it back the next day. I can't complain about...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-09-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Great price on EcoDiesel ACEA C3 approved oil...

My Total Oil arrived last night after ordering it last week. Fast service...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,118
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

I paid 1950 from one of the sources mentioned Zeigler.
Best price I could get at the time for 8/120


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-06-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,104
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Check your air filter

Our filter's efficiency is 97% initial and 99% overall. I bought a new OEM filter from the dealer and will swap it out at 30K miles. My filter is just fine no issues. I checked my filter at 24K miles...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-04-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

My ride went in for a CEL and yes it was the CAT. My dealer didn't have the part in stock Thursday afternoon but called me Friday afternoon.
New CAT done.
These guys rock! Been to them a couple...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-02-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Highest mileage 2014 that has never had a P20EE/SCR cat issue?

Today I joined the CAT bad club. 24K miles almost all highway. Seems like it is time for a recall for out 14's.
Will post details later.....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-02-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Water in Fuel

Taking mine in for my 2nd CEL. However at 24K miles never get water in fuel light. I think our filters are supposed to be changed at 30K miles. I need to check the owners manual but I think I am...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-30-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Great price on EcoDiesel ACEA C3 approved oil...

I bought the 3 pack and will use the rest of my Pennzoil then move on to this Total. It is all what you are comfortable with. I plan to do another Blackstone on my oil next change which will put me...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,457
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Should I even bother with 2014 Diesel GC?

I have 23K miles on mine and had to bring mine in for a dirty injector change. Everything else normal call backs for programming updates. Not sure how anyone can call that a problem platform.
Mine...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-10-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Highest mileage 2014 that has never had a P20EE/SCR cat issue?

22,500 mi
Build date 19 DEC 13






Single CEL 22,300 mi dirty injector, replaced and flash update done.
Walmart DEF
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-05-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

Dirty injector and reflashed. I could hear a cackle which sounded like my For Superduty starting a few months ago. I think that was the dirty injector making noise not providing the right fuel load....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

Update
Service dept tells me that they had a dirty injector issue and flash update. They will finish around noon tomorrow. Not confident this will correct the issue but they have experience...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

2 days ago got the CEL light and looking like typical problem noted here. I have 23000 miles on mine high percentage hiway so maybe that is why I lasted that long. Dec 19 2013 build date....

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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Any aftermarket oil filters yet?

I just purchased 3 for an eBay retailer. I compared the two factory to the eBay one and can not notice much difference at all. Given that this type of filter not this exact filter is used by millions...
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