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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-15-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,585
Posted By aimpulsive
Those are parking lights / blinkers and are...

Those are parking lights / blinkers and are supposed to be amber / yellow. Never seen anyone replace with white and may not be legal in your state. I would check first. It is garden to detect a white...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-24-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,676
Posted By aimpulsive
Question: I had removed the radio trim and...

Question: I had removed the radio trim and noticed the wood trim looked like plastic on the overland. Does it just have a very thin wood laminate on top of the plastic? Or os it just plastic painted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,453
Posted By aimpulsive
6000 miles and it quit working for ten or so days...

6000 miles and it quit working for ten or so days and then started working again on its own.

Dealer found no problems when I finally got in there.

I did spend $1800 on lifetime max care...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,157
Posted By aimpulsive
If your lift gate glass is open the lift gate...

If your lift gate glass is open the lift gate itself won't open. My glass kept unlatching itself and the dealer had to replace the glass latch.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-27-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,505
Posted By aimpulsive
To the op, who said Eco mode makes it idle...

To the op, who said Eco mode makes it idle roughly: Eco mode does not turn on while idling...you must be moving ten mph or faster for it to engage. Do you mean you are coasting faster than that and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-26-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,784
Posted By aimpulsive
Just took mine in for a rattle in the vent and...

Just took mine in for a rattle in the vent and they said a label from the duct came loose. They fixed it under warranty of course. Pathetic, putting labels in ducts!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-23-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,388
Posted By aimpulsive
My wk2 is at dealer now for warranty repairs and...

My wk2 is at dealer now for warranty repairs and tranny was one of the defects. The dealer said that it was a known issue but they said it was "normal."

We had a few words and he then acknowledged...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-20-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,506
Posted By aimpulsive
I think they called it a scan or startscan tool.

I think they called it a scan or startscan tool.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-20-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,506
Posted By aimpulsive
My dealer charged $65 to program a third key from...

My dealer charged $65 to program a third key from ebay. It is a racket as I know it did not take him more than five minutes. He claimed it took a special machine (don't remember it's name).
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-16-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By aimpulsive
Has anyone tried the bnd oil and filter? The...

Has anyone tried the bnd oil and filter? The quantum blue series?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-15-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,827
Posted By aimpulsive
I got the hitch vault for my two suvs. Works...

I got the hitch vault for my two suvs.

Works great. Well worth the money. Perfect for beach, hunting, picnics, or backup key.

http://www.amazon.com/HitchSafe-HS7000T-Key-Vault/dp/B000I66JEM
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-15-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By aimpulsive
Oh, mine was built in nov 2011

Oh, mine was built in nov 2011
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-15-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By aimpulsive
A few of mine started as small bubbles or specks,...

A few of mine started as small bubbles or specks, that when rubbed took the paint off all the way to metal! Not sure of the others as they just appeared one day.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-15-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By aimpulsive
Paint problems on white 2012 Overland?

I have a white 2012 Overland that is six months old.

I have found seven places where the paint is missing. All of them are inside door jams, in the hatch area, etc, so none are visible when the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,937
Posted By aimpulsive
The overland had eleven (11) miles on it. It has...

The overland had eleven (11) miles on it. It has been a long time since I have loved a vehicle, but I love my jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,937
Posted By aimpulsive
I got a total of $9500 off my overland. I started...

I got a total of $9500 off my overland. I started by getting price quotes online for the Laredo, which were about $4500 off including rebates. Then I discovered that the two Rick Hendrick dealers in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,194
Posted By aimpulsive
Mdb I have a 2012 overland with 4000 miles and it...

Mdb I have a 2012 overland with 4000 miles and it also will not go into the top two settings....the lights just blink. Goes fine in normal, aero, and park modes.

Just started not working last...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,964
Posted By aimpulsive
I know my flipper glass on my 2012 overland has...

I know my flipper glass on my 2012 overland has unlatched itself dozens of times on its own. I replaced the fobik battery and it stopped, so it seems the fobik was sending the unlock command in error...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-15-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,388
Posted By aimpulsive
Transmission clunks when shifting to park

Very loud clunk when i shift from drive to park or drive to neutral. If i slam it to park very fast tere is less noise, but if done normally it is very loud.

I have a 2012 overland with 5.7 v8...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-11-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By aimpulsive
It has been one week since replacing remote/fobik...

It has been one week since replacing remote/fobik battery and the rear glass has not unlocked by itself. That must have fixed it?

However, the car sat for three days and the battery died. Nothing...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,667
Posted By aimpulsive
This is my fourth white car, and I bought it...

This is my fourth white car, and I bought it because white always looks clean.

wrong. I end up washing my 2012 weekly. And if it gets wet it looks really bad. Tried lots of waxes, but no help.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-10-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,672
Posted By aimpulsive
I left my 2012 overland at airport for three days...

I left my 2012 overland at airport for three days and returned to dead battery.

Nothing was left on. Never happened before but this was the first time it has sat for more than a day.

Anyone...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-04-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By aimpulsive
My 2012 overland rear glass starting opening by...

My 2012 overland rear glass starting opening by itself about two weeks ago. I would cow out to my car and it would be unlatched. Today I found that if I approached the car from certain directions it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-23-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By aimpulsive
My 2012 overland forgets home. Not sure ehen, but...

My 2012 overland forgets home. Not sure ehen, but it is never there once I try to use it again.

Also have phonebook problems with my droid x. Numbers come over, but no names.

Bought in dec 11.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-16-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By aimpulsive
I am not tall and have the same problem. They did...

I am not tall and have the same problem. They did not design the cluster to move with the wheel as some cars do (up and down). I have to keep my seat all the way down and wheel fairly far up to see...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-10-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,134
Posted By aimpulsive
Can't believe a 3mpg increase, or jeep would have...

Can't believe a 3mpg increase, or jeep would have installed it as std to avoid all the bad publicity about poor mpg.

As far as metal goes, it serves as a heat sink and the air rushing it is the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-08-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,849
Posted By aimpulsive
My v8 2012 overland did the same thing. It went...

My v8 2012 overland did the same thing. It went away fairly quickly.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-07-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By aimpulsive
My 2012 overland does not have a lower for exit...

My 2012 overland does not have a lower for exit evic setting. I must do that manually.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-06-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,223
Posted By aimpulsive
It looks wicked, but I can't believe you put...

It looks wicked, but I can't believe you put plastidip on your new car!

That took guts!

Anyone ever had someone black chrome their parts? Probably expensive, but would look great.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,732
Posted By aimpulsive
Maybe we should ban three year olds! ;)

Maybe we should ban three year olds! ;)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-24-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By aimpulsive
My 2012 overland does the same thing. It shows...

My 2012 overland does the same thing. It shows 118 contacts, but no names. If I click on one it shows the number but I can't tell it to call it due to it having no name associated with it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,978
Posted By aimpulsive
I started with charcoal, and in fact ordered one...

I started with charcoal, and in fact ordered one in a Laredo x. Then I saw a white overland and fell in love and bought it out of the showroom floor. Really sweet! I do wish they had more of a pearl...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-22-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By aimpulsive
Hasn't someone done this?

Hasn't someone done this?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By aimpulsive
Hard to believe that the wk2 doesn't have a way...

Hard to believe that the wk2 doesn't have a way to keep recirc on. It seems that everything goes thru a master control system that must be adjustable.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-09-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,851
Posted By aimpulsive
Need six lights? I am not sure we do much out of...

Need six lights? I am not sure we do much out of need! But, I do find the wk2 lights a bit short on throw compared to the piaa driving lights on my weekend roadster, especially on dark dirt roads...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-09-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,851
Posted By aimpulsive
Add driving lights to WK2's two open spots in bumper?

At the front lower bumper on my 2012 Overland there are two openings that have been covered by pop-in covers (the covers have the cross hatching pattern that matches the air opening below the chrome...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-09-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,147
Posted By aimpulsive
Still tics me off that the wk2 recirc button will...

Still tics me off that the wk2 recirc button will not stay on! This is my first car where I could not turn recirc on and have it stay on forever. Apparently jeep thinks it knows what is best for us...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-04-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,690
Posted By aimpulsive
Yes, that is correct. Most of my around town is...

Yes, that is correct. Most of my around town is 30 to 35 stop and go traffic...sometimes even slower. Very little 50 to 55 in my town unless I am heading out to hunt.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-04-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,690
Posted By aimpulsive
Just to avoid slams, I will start with, "I really...

Just to avoid slams, I will start with, "I really love my v8 overland!" my wife asked me, after I averaged 11mpg for the first 1100 miles, do I wish I got the v6.

I told her no, but I must admit I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By aimpulsive
Sixzerofour....that fixed it! Thanks!

Sixzerofour....that fixed it! Thanks!
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