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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Cabin Filter

Are you guys disconnecting the negative terminal on the battery or is this not required when pulling the tray in the glove box?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-06-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 43,681
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Incorrect DEF - See dealer

Wasn't a sport, think it was a limited. Was nothing compared to the jeep but also didn't have all the options I'm sure. But the good news is mine was only in the shop for a week so maybe all this...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-26-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 43,681
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Incorrect DEF - See dealer

Well I joined the cat needing a replacement group this week. While heading to work on Monday it popped up saying I had 160 miles before it wouldn't restart. Stopped by the dealer on the way home...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-10-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By SlipperyPete
Any NE diesel owners here?

Called Performance today to schedule an appointment for the rev e update and Andy told me there was someone in town waiting for their cat replacement already and was familiar with the issue. Which...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-02-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 43,681
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Incorrect DEF - See dealer

So I got the incorrect def fluid warning after adding 2.5 gallons of Peak blue, already ran 10 gallons through, but don't have any stored messages, is this normal? I pulled the codes and only had a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-25-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Terra Grappler G2

Well I have about 17k on the jeep but only around 300 on the new tires and today when I looked at the evic it was 25ish and that's up from 23ish from when I put them on. I don't really track it much...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Terra Grappler G2

Well my initial impressions are the TG2's are noticeably louder than stock tires but nothing you won't get use to if you need/want AT tires. They are also a bit rougher on the ride but I am running...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-21-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,746
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Terra Grappler G2

I just put these on Thursday, noticed the road noise at 50 mph right away but expected a little more noise with a/t. Have about 70 miles each way to the office so will check hwy noise level this...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: afe pro dry filter

Thanks Roadkill, I'll give that a try and see if that makes any difference. I did disconnect the hose which helps a little.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-07-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By SlipperyPete
afe pro dry filter

Wondering is anyone else is using this filter and if so how is the fit. I just got one last week and had a heck of time getting the air box to close with it installed. I didn't try putting the oem...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,630
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Almost one year of ownership

Unless something changed late this week, they're not available in 265/50/20 yet. I called couple tire dealers to get a quote and neither of them could provide one yet.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,630
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Almost one year of ownership

What do you think of the terra grapplers? Did you go stock size? Do you have 18's or 20's? How many miles have you put on them? I put those on my last truck and are my first choice for the jeep....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-27-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,060
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

2nd this...call Bob and even ask if he can do better than the quote on the Web site. He gave me another $100 off when I bought mine, couldn't be happier with them.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Just curious, what if you don't shut it off, will it run indefinitely? I'm concerned about this as well since I'm heading up to Ottertail at the end of the month and my def level hasn't changed...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By SlipperyPete
What does your dealer charge for an oil change?

Wondering what others are being charged for an oil change at the dealership? I had the first one done over a month ago but because I bought the Jeep there they gave me that one free. They did say...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

This is what I did as well, have a stack of 2.5 gallon boxes in the garage. Just a tip, go to advanced auto, you can find better deals then $17. Right now is $15 and if you get $50 worth you can...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-27-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By SlipperyPete
2014 Spoiler Alignment

Wanted to see how others rear spoiler is aligned to the roof as I think mine is down to far? I posted a couple pictures below and you can really see the gap between the roof and spoiler and the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-12-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I believe mine does the same thing. In town on short trips I have it set to 70 and it gets too hot but then on longer trips on the hwy it seems to cool down after about an hour of driving and feels...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-11-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Cold start advise?

I had completely forgotten about this, I picked up a scanner and torque awhile back for my old truck. Plugged it in this morning and ran a scan, only came up with P016F - Powertrain. No information...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-07-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Cold start advise?

That seems to be overkill on a truck with less than 1 tank run through it. While I can't say where the dealer filled it up, I stop at a station that does a modest diesel business so not sure it's...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-06-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Cold start advise?

Thanks guys, but I don't think it's the battery since warming the engine with the block heater worked to start it. Like I said, it would start but then just die right after, so I would guess it's...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-06-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I'd be interested to see and hear your experience with this as well. Mine is off a little but not enough I really want the dealer messing with it. So if it's something easy I would just do it...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-06-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By SlipperyPete
Cold start advise?

So it dipped below 0 last night and of course the truck was sitting outside and wouldn't start this morning. I sent a remote start from my phone and was looking forward to a warm seat and steering...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-25-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Ok, under direct sun light mine isn't as noticeable but at the dealer under the florescent lights you could really see it on the hood. So if the clay bar helps I may have to do that in the spring.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Did the clay bar help with the orange peel effect?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-22-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Yes, Nissan/Infinity use Bose. I had an 01 Maxima and 08 G37 and while the system was acceptable it didn't really blow your socks off. Actually I thought the Maxima was a little better of the two I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-22-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Thanks, that makes me feel a little better. Same vehicle, pretty much same midwest fuel, so sounds like I'm average. Hopefully it just gets better with more miles and different blends in the summer.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-22-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

So I might have a slight problem but wanted to see if anyone else has experienced this. Yesterday when going up a pretty steep hill I could hear/feel what I would describe as a pulsating noise...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-21-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

FYI, it is just a cord, all the diesels have the engine block heater already installed. This was confirmed a few months back when ordering started by the good folks at JNAP.

As for the FCW, I was...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-21-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

So I was heading to the gym tonight when the car in front of me slammed on his brakes because some idiot ran out in traffic. Of course the alert and brakes kicked in from the FCW which was cool but...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,264
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Text messaging on Android phone

Just wanted to say thank you for this thread. My messaging wasn't working until I seen this, stopped bluetooth on my phone and restarted it. It asked if I wanted to connect messaging and once I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-20-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Yeah I figure there is probably 3 months a year I will want the remote start app on my phone, key fob isn't strong enough from some places, so will pay the $20 those months. The rest of the time,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Well this is getting scary, same car, same phone. As others have already said, once you get uconnect updated you should be able to get the phone book to connect. The only thing I didn't get working...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 563,156
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: 2014 diesel production

Yes, I did notice the orange peel effect on mine as well, more so under the fluorescent lighting but if look closely under sunlight it is noticeable. Also the alignment in the center stack isn't...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 563,156
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: 2014 diesel production

Breaking news: A single engine, v-tail plane is blocking traffic. It appears as though the pilot set it down in the middle of the street right in front of a Jeep dealership where onlookers reported...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-17-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 563,156
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: 2014 diesel production

Congrats vtail, hopefully it's a quick pdi and you can pick it up tomorrow.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-17-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 563,156
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: 2014 diesel production

Congrats Gary, looking forward to the pictures and your initial thoughts :)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-16-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Few pics from delivery. Have an issue with the lift gate handle that needs to be addressed and a small scratch on the back drivers side door sill that the dealer is going to repaint. They said they...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-16-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 136,107
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Yeah, when you've come this far it's hard to keep telling yourself maybe tomorrow but we're all rooting for those who've been with us from page one and still waiting for that next day.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-16-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,968
Posted By SlipperyPete
Re: Mileage at delivery?

7 miles after PDI and very satisfied with how my dealer delivered it.
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