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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: My first Grand Cherokee

Congrats and welcome!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-20-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: If you have wheel balancing issues in NJ- Read!

Update: Unfortunately I still have the vibration so I basically wasted money on the re-balance. The dealer is replacing my front rotors tomorrow under warranty since I also get the vibration when...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Did they use the Road Force balancer or regular...

Did they use the Road Force balancer or regular balancer to fix?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: If you have wheel balancing issues in NJ- Read!

I think I have a slight vibration by my feet, but that may be from the front tires, I'm not sure. I think I will just do the fronts for now to see what happens. If the shimmy disappears, then I'll...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: Shimmy dilemma.

My dealer did the same thing. Shimmy was gone for 3 months then returned. Go figure. Which wheels/tires do you have? I have the Limited with the 18" wheels and Michelin Latitudes.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By vnbWK2
Well, I might as well try. One thing that was...

Well, I might as well try. One thing that was never done was balancing these tires on a regular balancer. All the balance attempts to get rid of the shimmy was with a Road Force balancer. If it...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By vnbWK2
I sense a bit of sarcasm.

I sense a bit of sarcasm.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By vnbWK2
I just called Euro tire as I am 30 minutes from...

I just called Euro tire as I am 30 minutes from there. I mentioned your experience with Bill and also mentioned your post on this forum about the dreaded shimmy. He was quite appreciative of your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-22-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By vnbWK2
Shimmy dilemma.

Finally had the chance to go to a tire shop Saturday, they put both front wheels on the road force machine to check how my dealership did the RFB a few weeks ago. Front left read 9 front right read...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Also, while the wheels were off I had the chance...

Also, while the wheels were off I had the chance to confirm that the dealership did replace the hub/bearing assembly. Nice shinny new hubs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Went to a tire shop this morning, they put both...

Went to a tire shop this morning, they put both front wheels on the road force machine to check how my dealership did. Front left read 9 front right read 3. We both agreed that was pretty darn good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,213
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: When Is The next JGC complete Redesign?

FIAT - Fix It Again Tony

Let's hope not.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,353
Posted By vnbWK2
I've been battling the steering wheel shimmy...

I've been battling the steering wheel shimmy since I took delivery a year ago. Five visits to the dealership for road force balancing, a wheel alignment and just recently had them replace the front...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-06-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
They ordered the assembly, called me to let me...

They ordered the assembly, called me to let me know the part came in and they installed it. They said they also did a road force balance again. I think I need you remove the wheel and brake rotor to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-06-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
So I still have the shimmy!!! Not happy. I just...

So I still have the shimmy!!! Not happy. I just thought I would check if I could see the new hub and bearing assembly they installed. These are pics from the inside of the wheels as I had the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-06-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,330
Posted By vnbWK2
I assume they did it right.

I assume they did it right.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,330
Posted By vnbWK2
Just had mine done yesterday. Look like they did...

Just had mine done yesterday. Look like they did a good job.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
So I picked up my Jeep from the dealership after...

So I picked up my Jeep from the dealership after replacing the front hub/bearing assembly. Drove on the highway on the way home and was only able to get up to 55-60 MPH due to traffic. No shimmy but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
That sucks. Well I just got a call from my...

That sucks. Well I just got a call from my dealership informing me that my Jeep is ready. I asked about the shimmy and of course they said its fixed. We'll see. I will post back with results when I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Wow, so with the new Purely tires you still get...

Wow, so with the new Purely tires you still get the shimmy.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
What brand of tires do you have?

What brand of tires do you have?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,260
Posted By vnbWK2
When I dropped off my Jeep at the dealership...

When I dropped off my Jeep at the dealership yesterday to have the brake booster recall done, the service writer made me aware of the vanity mirror recall. I pretended I wasn't aware of it. He said...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,260
Posted By vnbWK2
Just got mine in the mail yesterday.

Just got mine in the mail yesterday.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
So I dropped off my Jeep earlier today at my...

So I dropped off my Jeep earlier today at my dealership. Tomorrow they are doing the brake booster recall and the TSB for the steering wheel shimmy, which is replacing the front wheel\hub assembly....
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 09-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,755
Posted By vnbWK2
Wheels look good.

Wheels look good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-19-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
I have an appointment with my dealer on 9/4 for...

I have an appointment with my dealer on 9/4 for the brake booster recall and TSB for the steering wheel shimmy. When they performed the TSB which eliminated your shimmy, was that all they did at...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,378
Posted By vnbWK2
Was it the front Hub and Bearing assembly that...

Was it the front Hub and Bearing assembly that they replaced in TSB 22-003-14? They just ordered the parts for mine. Im not too optimistic about this fixing it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,092
Posted By vnbWK2
They should first concentrate on getting rid of...

They should first concentrate on getting rid of the misaligned body panels.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-29-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
" one of the best balancing machines ". Was it a...

" one of the best balancing machines ". Was it a GSP9700 Road Force Balancer?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-27-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 28,864
Posted By vnbWK2
I think what you are describing is normal. Mine...

I think what you are describing is normal. Mine does the same thing.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,105
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

Damn. Just recently had the dealership instaall 14.05.3 and have been getting the jitters. Next oil chnage I'll need to mention 14.25.05.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: steering wheel vibration - TSB 6-11-14

Just called a local tire shop to find out how much they charge for a road force balance. Does $30 per tire seem ok?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: Vibration wheel shimmy TSB?

I think they would still do it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Shimmy still gone?

Shimmy still gone?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By vnbWK2
Same here. Back to the dealership 4 times for a...

Same here. Back to the dealership 4 times for a RFB and I still get the steering wheel shimmy between 65-75 mph. This includes them doing a rotation and wheel alignment. Limited with 18" wheels. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
So what is it about the hub and bearing? Are...

So what is it about the hub and bearing? Are they bad/worn which would cause the shimmy? If so, maybe thIs TSB is what I need on mine after several RFB attempts from my dealer.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: First Jeep ever - 2011 Black WK2

Very nice, good luck with it and enjoy. BTW, I always liked those wheels on the WK2.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
That's what they did/said for me after every...

That's what they did/said for me after every attempt ....we know what the result was. They should have just done the darn TSB. Please let us know the results of your test drive. If you still feel...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Good luck. Hopefully they perform the TSB.

Good luck. Hopefully they perform the TSB.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,276
Posted By vnbWK2
Re: steering wheel vibration - TSB 6-11-14

Please let us know how it turns out :thumbsup:
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