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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2015, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

We were away for 7 weeks overseas, I decided against a battery disconnect as there are some fantastic smart battery chargers available these days, the one I purchased for the Jeep is a Projector 1600...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

That's why I believe that all Dealerships should have to give us fixed price servicing, so the we know what our ongoing costs are going to be, would you agree?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:28 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just hit 26,000km and the 80% exhaust DPF came up, all went well and it did the count down in about 17 mins, as I was in a metro area I went to manual and ran the GC in 4th gear to keep the revs up,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Agree there are some very professional 'on the road' dint and paint repairers out there, saves the hassle of taking it to a panel beater.






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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Gforce
2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I could be wrong here, but isn't this the 1st generation of this diesel as I remember the KW's and torque being at a slightly higher level on the next model?

Also if I am reading this correctly...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-27-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had a Trans flash update on my 2013 GC, I haven't noticed any difference, but I am finding the up shifting from 1st to 2nd is not very smooth, rest of the gears are not too bad, I originally...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-19-2015, 02:16 AM
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Posted By Gforce
2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Steve1307, I found the SUV version on the MX-U fairly comfortable as it is coil sprung all round.
The cabin was quiet and comfortable and with the extra seats in the back it would be a good family...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My Wife's sister and hubby want to buy a new SUV to tow a Caravan, the GC diesel is too expensive to them, so we spent the next couple of days test driving the Holden Colorado 7 SUV and the Isuzu...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-10-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Re DPF issues, mine was at around 12,000km's , info on dash said DPF was 80% full regen in progress and counted down to 0%. My speed was only 50 - 60 kph and included a stop, so the regen worked as...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-31-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Good to hear, nice when you have a win hey...
Happy New Year.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-23-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Heads up Advice
I went to open up the rear floor cover to check the spare tyre and the whole plastic release handle unit came away in my hand, it is held in place by two small screws that screw into...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-05-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Did the test on mine some time ago, over 3 tank full's I have found the computer to be accurate and it has remained that way, I haven't done a reset for a while and it's showing 7.7 L/ 100 km
With a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-05-2014, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks mate, loved it.. Perfect timing



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-23-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Anyone out there had a message come up ' Service the Keyless System' it came on, on my way home tonight and then went off again. Weird hey.



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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Must agree there is some inconstancy with these CRD's.
My old Nissan Patrol always sounded the same, plenty of diesel 'clatter' which went away at about 90 kph. I owned this vehicle from new until I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Tyre pressure warning worked a treat today, warning came up that the RH rear had lost pressure (down to 1.5 bar). Drove to a local tyre dealer and he found an imbedded screw in the tyre.
Love this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2014, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Thanks for the 'heads up'



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-20-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes this is correct, they are already LED's (warm light output).



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-19-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

For those of you who may be interested, I recently purchased this quality LED Kit from Precision in the USA.
The kit is complete with all the tools necessary to make it easy to replace all of your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-08-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I use the Castrol washer fluid, and also a little of the Rain-x product which is designed to work with any brand of additive, works a treat.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-29-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi everybody, been off line for a while Wife and I have just returned from a 6 + week vacation in Europe, tourism has gone crazy over there, crowds everywhere, boy it's good to be home.

We hired a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I was wondering what size and weight is your Jayco Heritage, we are currently looking at a Jayco Silverline for our around Aust trip.
Thanks.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-25-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Great job, looks fantastic.
Wife brought me the same set for my birthday, yet to install it, so your pics are very helpful.





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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-16-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Good point, but I don't have the ventilated seat function, but the wife may miss the heated seat even though we don't use it a lot as Qld winters are not too long in duration.
When Chrysler / Jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have easily done an extra 80 Km's after the fuel low light come on, when I filled up I calculated the the fuel left was around 10 to 15 litres, so 80 km is the safety margin for my GC.



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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-16-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I am finding the seats a bit too firm when on a long trip, has anyone out there fitted lambs wool seat covers to their GC?
I am thinking of getting a quality set that is a custom fit, not the 'Super...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the update, at 20K mine are still ok, but I will be towing a Van next year so this info is very helpful, good job...





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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Anyone win one of the 10k Cherokee's ?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

CRD Jeep Oil Filters

On my favourite subject again, Jeep Oil Filters. Well as you can see by the photos a well known parts supplier RYCO have released an oil filter R2737P for our vehicles, I...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-29-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Added remote garage door button to centre console

Great idea, thanks for the post. What I like about this idea is that only you would know what that button is for.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mine is a May build, the vehicle is fantastic, I have only experienced minor problems that were fixed with software updates, almost 20,000 km now and no problems to report, it's a great vehicle. But...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 05:57 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I did post earlier that I had a regen notice at around 12,000 and it stated that the filter was 80 percent full and regen was in progress, not only did I drive around at 60 to 70km speed limits but I...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-23-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

No just an educated guess after seeing the Jurno's review, the Cherokee's are being shown to them and test run in this area, the surroundings look similar to the ad. So it makes sense that this is...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-22-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

More clues, a mining town near the Flinders Ranges in South Aust?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My advice would be to try Private Fleet Buyers, they will try and find a good deal for you and best of all there is no obligation or cost to you.
Give it a try.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Some good news...
Very happy with the info screen on the Jeep, my front tyres dropped below 2.4kp to 2.1kp, the tyre pressure monitoring screen popped up on the instrument panel to let me know that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No it was the inside boot which is well out of the way from the wheels, the split was hard to see as it was along the outside seam, there was no puncture mark on the boot.
I still believe there was...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2014, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I agree, something smells here. I am going to talk to them before the 20K service and find out what they intend to charge me, thanks to you guys I now know I have been ripped off. Also need a face to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes that is what I have been charged for an oil filter, but the part number is different CH68229402AA ($165.30) costs more than a filter for a Rolls.
On enquiring locally the number I was given is...
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