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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By newtoncd8
Grand Cherokee goes airborne

Hopefully it is okay to post a youtube link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrKrvTjxDD8&feature=youtu.be


The video of a Jeep Grand Cherokee striking a car transport trailer and going...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Jeep brand was a star, sales up 58%

Sort of:
The taxpayer loss on the GM bailout is $10.5 billion. The Treasury department said it recovered $39 billion from selling its GM stake, and had put $49.5 billion of taxpayer money directly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,839
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: I call B.S. but what do you think

I certainly understand why you are upset, I would be also. If they dealer would have blown you off, I would have been really upset. However, they have promised to take care of all of the issues,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-09-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,890
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Zeigler Extended Warranties

Guess that depends upon the state ... if you purchase a service contract at a local dealership, there is no sales tax in Colorado.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,890
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Zeigler Extended Warranties

But, for the lifetime, they do offer a pro-rata refund option (up until 7 year/100K). I am not sure how much you get back and I would imagine it would depend how many times it was used, how many...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-06-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,695
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

I always get a year for $84 (including taxes) ... but, this does not include traffic.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,037
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Pricing on Max Care Unlimited warranty?

If you get the lifetime, and depending upon when you cancel the plan, you are able to receive a full or pro-rata refund.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Fuel Filter Replacement interval for 14' Grand Cherokee

I don't know hard it is, but I don't think it is something you need to worry about. Assuming you are referencing the gas (vs diesel) version, according to WK2Jeeps:

"Two fuel filters are used....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-18-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: No blinkers/brake lights on trailer with OEM hitch

Dealer just called, said the code was in the system for the blinkers, but it didn't take. They re-flashed it and they are now working. No charge.

Thanks kbre for the help.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-17-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: No blinkers/brake lights on trailer with OEM hitch

Thanks ... dropped it off at the dealer tonight .. will pick up tomorrow.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-17-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By newtoncd8
No blinkers/brake lights on trailer with OEM hitch

-July 2012:
---Purchased vehicle and OEM trailer hitch
---At time of purchase, OEM trailer hitch installed
---Had never tried to use hitch, until …

-17 Apr 2013:
---Went to U-Haul to get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-14-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 30,288
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Chrysler Extended Warranty Prices

I have the lifetime plan. The wording is as follows:


“You are responsible to pay only the first $100.00 of the total cost of covered component repairs performed during each repair visit.”

...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Premium fuel

The 5th edition of the 2013 owner's manual (OM) states 87 for the V6 and 89 for the Hemi.

The 4th edition of the user's guide (UG) still has 91 listed for both the V6 and Hemi. Both the 2012...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-06-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By newtoncd8
Car wash company no longer washing older Jeeps

Anyone heard of this ... thought it was strange.


KUSA (Denver) - A car wash chain in town is turning away owners of a particular type of vehicle.

Viewers told us that people driving Jeep...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-17-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,472
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Extended Warranty

I purchased mine online (before eservice contracts stopped selling) and in the documentation, it clearly states I can take the vehicle to any Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge dealership for repairs.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-10-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,807
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Downloaded 2.136, burned to DVD; no issues.

Put DVD in 730N RHR and after loading up, it says "Wrong disc for software update. Software update operation aborted."

Any ideas?

Edit: I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: See LOTS of GREAT 2014 Pics at AutoBlog.com

FWIW, I visited the dealer on Havana and Arapahoe and in the end, I had a good experience with Go Jeep on Broadway. YMMV.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,985
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Warranty Pricing???? Help!

Interesting, wonder what happened.

The other site (Chrysler extended warranty, Factory backed extended warranties for Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler vehicles (http://www.chryslerwarrantys.com)) is still...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-30-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Anyone running Nitto Crosstek tires?

That is the tire I am leaning towards when I replace the OEM Fortera's.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-29-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,931
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Tires - what are good options for 20" rims?

I don't do any off-roading, just looking for a good all-season 20" tire. I am looking at the Nitto Crosstek CUV or the Bridgestone H/L Alenza when I replace the OEM Fortera's.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: new 13, 3.6 question

I have a '12 JGC with Pentastar and the Jeep dealer recently changed the oil. They put in 5W20. I asked the service manager and he said they were putting 5W20 in the '12 JGc Pentastar's. I have...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-09-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: New 2012 WK2 Pentastar 3.6 - Downhill Whine

Do you mind posting the information from the service receipt?

I checked the TSBs at WK2 Jeeps and I don't see one for this fix.

Thanks.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-08-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By newtoncd8
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-08-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By newtoncd8
Overland grill on Limited?

I would like to put an Overland grill on my 2012 JGC Limited. I like how the Overland grill matches the smaller grill on the lower part of the bumper.

I am assuming this is the case; however, can...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-02-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,985
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Warranty Pricing???? Help!

The service contract from eservicecontracts.com is backed by Chrysler. Here is what happened when I purchased from Stacy at eservicecontracts.com.

Almost immediately, I received a signed...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-26-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,552
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

I just got mine (purchased 2012 JGC in June) and the DVD came from "Stephen Gould Corporation in Glendale Heights, IL"
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-03-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,762
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: 2013 Bulb Numbers

As an FYI, both the owner's manual / user's guide are on the Jeep website. Here are the numbers from the site:

Part Bulb Number
Glove Box Lamp 194
Grab Handle Lamp ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-02-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,762
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: 2013 Bulb Numbers

They are all listed in the owner's manual.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-01-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,985
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Warranty Pricing???? Help!

Just to clarify for anyone pricing these, if you are under the basic warranty (5 year/100K, 3 year/36K), the extra $150 for AWD does not apply. I personally think eservicecontracts need to redo...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-30-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,985
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Warranty Pricing???? Help!

For those looking, eservicecontracts is still $1900 vs $2251 (after applying the code for chryslerwarrantys) for the lifetime maxcare with $100 deductible (LWM100N) for an AWD JGC with less than...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Lighted interior rear door handles?

Thanks all. Wonder why they wouldn't illuminate all four ... oh well, glad to know it is normal.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By newtoncd8
Lighted interior rear door handles?

Did a search, didn't see anything on this.

I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited V6 with 4,500 miles and am curious if the rear door interior door handles are supposed to be lighted?

I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,361
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Hoping to get a new Jeep soon!

@kjbean07 ... congrats on your new jeep! I love my 2012 V6 limited and after the fact, I also picked up the lifetime service contract for $1900 from Stacy @ eservicecontracts ... I traded in an Audi...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-21-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,451
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: 2013 fuel 3.6L

You are right, the user's guide is definitely wrong. Looks like they copied and pasted from the 6.4L box.

As a side note, the 2012 version did not have that error, it specifically called out 87...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-15-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Question : How do you change filter?

Search is your friend.

Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum - View Single Post - A/C Filter?? (http://jeepgarage.org/showpost.php?p=490971&postcount=30)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-07-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: SharkFin on my Stone White finally! ;-)

Is the color a direct match? I thought I had read where the white didn't quite match. Thanks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Pentastar tick

This is a pretty good article to show the dealer:

Dealers repairing Chrysler V6 engines - Autoweek (http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120813/CARNEWS/120819959)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-26-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Deadline to order a 2013?

Check the 2013 thread, Milous said the order banks will close near the end of October.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-23-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: My WK2 Does This...

Holy crap that is a lot of water coming out .... I sure hope my '12 JGC doesn't have that issue ... when you are driving, do you hear water (as in 5+ gallons) sloshing around the underside of the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,020
Posted By newtoncd8
Re: Check Engine Light twice within 3days :(

Good to hear they will take care of it ... make sure they give you a rental as it is covered by Chrysler.
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