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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: MY14 Laredo Rear Camera Australian Spec

I don't know, something I have on my never ending "to do" list.
It's quite easy to remove the inner door lining to get at it, (it just clips off) so maybe one day I will try.
However any camera...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: MY14 Laredo Rear Camera Australian Spec

Which camera have they fitted?
Is it the one which sits in moulded plastic, or the absolute crap square shaped one which is just cut into the existing moulding- the one many of us had previously.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 934,980
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Much appreciated, looks great, many thanks!
I'm going to order the kit!

Cheers


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 934,980
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Are you happy with the results?
And any chance you could post a link to the Utube video please? I can't find it after a very quick look.

Thanks in advance.
Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 934,980
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I virtually always use the Caltex/Woolies fuel.
Have not had a DPF issue since day one, 4500klms to date, and not seen an "active" regen or any message. (Our JGC does a lot of towing and very little...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 934,980
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

DAB radio is awesome........ In the city!
Useless in the country :(

Are any of the DAB radios dual function, ie: analogue as well? That would be ideal.
It's a damn shame that few, if any,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-26-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,491
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

:rolleyes: It's not about ugly or otherwise, it's about function. It's because I often drive in 'roo country. I've hit a big 'roo in the past (in my Patrol), and without a bar it would have been a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,491
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Hmmm. I wish I'd done that, will certainly do so next time.:rolleyes:

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,491
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

PS How's this: here is the mess they (Aspley Chrysler Jeep) made of my roo bar.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-22-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,491
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

If you end up not being happy with the service after you get your JGC, tell them so, (make sure you go to the boss), and go elsewhere. Too many of us in Oz put up with crap, whether car dealerships,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,664
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Check your air filter

Mine was replaced yesterday, (I had to drive home from my last major trip with the old one repaired with silicone.)

Thought I'd check it last night after picking the car up from the dealer.........
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-15-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,664
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Check your air filter

I am not aware of any other brands available, but I'm a long way from any parts suppliers at the moment anyway.
As I'm a long way from a dealer, including some unsealed (dirt) road, I think I'll try...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-14-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,664
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Check your air filter

Checked mine, a whopping 4,000klms since the vehicle was new, cracked on all four sides,
What a PITA, and I'm hundreds of kilometres from the nearest dealer.:mad:
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 09-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,582
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Catch Can on VM Motori Diesel?

At which point do you want a clean turbo, inter-cooler, and inlet manifold?
Personally, I'd like it spotless, but of course that isn't going to happen forever! But the longer it stays clean, the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,857
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Overheating?

We tow a 3Tonne van in Australia, and have never experienced a regen message, nor experienced overheating. I nearly always run the "Dash Command" app on the iPad when towing. The most obvious thing...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,840
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: oil catch can

Well I fitted a simple, cheap catch can, modified by stuffing it full of stainless mesh (scourers actually- it was just an empty can). It is all done with large radius bends and no restrictive small...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: MY14 Laredo Rear Camera Australian Spec

Thanks Bluey,
With help and advice from you about getting a resolution, my dealer rang yesterday and advised a new upgraded camera will be fitted, as soon as next week if I can find the time.
I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-12-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,863
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Rear safety camera

Well, I have received phone call confirmation today that my camera will be replaced, as soon as next week.

My advice: Don't blame the dealer, they work with what they are given. You need to get...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,863
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Rear safety camera

Ok, great news. I'm glad you had success Bluey, you deserve it.

But now my campaign starts.:confused:

Any suggestions who I should be contacting to try to get a decent camera- the existing one...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-30-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,030
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: PCV line / Oil Catch can

The error code "disconnected" might still be a red herring I think.
I fail to see how the (crankcase) pressure could be lower- it's just not possible to add extra plumbing and reduce resistance to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,030
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: PCV line / Oil Catch can

From Zybane:


In my opinion it would have to be restriction, causing an increase in pressure.
I suspect that with the tight turns and reducers, there is enough flow restriction to cause the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-22-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,668
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

Fatboy said I posted

Just for clarification, and to avoid any confusion, it wasn't me who posted that...:)
I don't use anything Android. I don't even own anything Android.
My setup is an ELM...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,668
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

Why do you say that?

I posted:


It works for me!
I was using it all day yesterday climbing some very steep grades up and over the local mountain range. Admittedly I don't know exactly where...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,030
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: PCV line / Oil Catch can

Zybane, just wondering about the latest on your catch can as I'm thinking about fitting one too.
Did you solve your error message problem?
Is it catching much oil?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 8,000 miles and in the shop

One of the most obvious indications of a "normal" regen is an increase in fuel consumption, and yes, a light would be good but of course people would complain to their dealer.

Eg: I saw one whilst...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,767
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Good OBD II App

Highway asked about OBDII from eBay,
This is where I got mine (don't know if you are in Oz.)

V1 5 ELM327 OBD2 Odbii Wifi CAN BUS Scanner CAR FOR Iphone 5s 4s Ipad Laptop | eBay...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,668
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

Blackadder said
"

$13 is damn good if it works!

The EGT that I found in the DashCommand gauge edit section is called :
SAE.CATEMP11


I have no idea exactly where it is measured, but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-18-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,668
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

I have been using the ELM WiFi device with my mini iPad running "Dash Command" for most of the last 2,000 klms of towing.
I have not had a single issue with this setup. It works very well indeed,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-18-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,491
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

We have clocked up a total so far of 2,000 klms towing our 2.9 Tonne Futuresystem caravan with our new Laredo.
Our (all towing) average is just a whisker over 13 litres per hundred klms, fully...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,756
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 Duplicate Songs on SD

I have had this problem and thought it was just me, making silly mistakes transferring files.
Looks like it's not my imagination, might try a few of the suggestions here and see how I go.

Thanks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,939
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: USA Today - Test Drive: New diesel Cherokee not quite Grand

I don't know whether to laugh or cry with you guys going at each other over engine choice. Seriously!
You have a choice, you buy what you want, and live with your choice. Don't give others a hard...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,767
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Good OBD II App

That is not very helpful to those trying to get something up and running.....

Have you got more info for them? Names (and links maybe) of actual devices?
I think they'd appreciate it. :rolleyes:...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,767
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Good OBD II App

For iPhone /iPad, buy yourself the "Elm" wifi adaptor on eBay for about $30, then "dash command" App for about $12.
It works a treat, you can modify and configure the gauges you want- you can set...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-09-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,070
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

My advice would be don't sweat on it, unless your gauge hits the top red section. The thermostat doesn't even open fully till much later than earlier generation engines, and as I say these engines...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,070
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

G'day again from down under!

All done and dusted, caravan packed, wiring finished and windows tinted, and off we went.

Update after our first 500 klms of towing.....
The Van was packed to the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-16-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,070
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

A few people are mentioning other vehicles which don't change in temp when they hit a hill.

There ain't no such animal. All you are seeing is a "dumbed down gauge", like on my wife's Hyundai i30...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 04-16-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,841
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Jeep OM642 CRD Performance Mod's

The gearbox in the 3.0 litre IS rated to 700Nm.
See here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZF_8HP_transmission




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Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 04-16-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: 2014 GC 3.0 Diesel Chirping Noise?

Could it be the Aircon clutch engaging and disengaging?


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,947
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

I'm very interested in deleting the DPF on my Ecodiesel as soon as possible, and am following this thread with great interest.
I also believe my brand new JGC did a regen with only about 300 klms on...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-14-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 121,228
Posted By Futuresystem
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I just posted this elsewhere, thought I'd put it here too, just to make a few of you guys still waiting a little jealous:D:
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