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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-15-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DIY 2014 Grand Cherokee Front View Camera

Um..... they are. 2014 WK2 Limited 4x4 with diesel.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-15-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DIY 2014 Grand Cherokee Front View Camera

The firewall was an issue. There is an existing hole that is rather full down low under the fresh air inlet (a 180 degree looping plastic piece). I figured there was no way I would get four cables...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DIY 2014 Grand Cherokee Front View Camera

I mounted a camera on the rear bumper of my trailer so I can see behind it when towing. It is a mirrored, rear-facing camera. I got the kit from www.camera-source.com. It is on the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DIY 2014 Grand Cherokee Front View Camera

(I am not f1anatic, but I can give an answer.)
The Lockpick CHR558 provides video and power connections. Below are the instructions I have with a wiring diagram. I use cameras that have a 4-pin...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By mtnmerlin
rear seat removal

Has anyone removed the rear seats? When I go out camping I have the rear seats folded down since I don't have passengers. It occurred to me that the seats take up space and add weight. I was...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-14-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,795
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: exhaust system regeneration process

What is the procedure to do a manual, stationary regen?

I would like to go camp in some remote location and explore the roads over several days. That will be many hours of driving without highway...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-14-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,543
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Incorrect DEF - See dealer

Did they say anything about heat and keeping the DEF fresh? My theory is that this is what happens in the summer as DEF is in temperatures over 90F. The heat damages the DEF (ammonia evaporates out...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-10-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: inconsistent DEF level

There is no numerical gauge. The 100% is a label showing you where is the top of the graphical gauge.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-31-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 24,965
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Not very difficult. You have to cut off some plastic rivets on the wheel molding and undo some other fasteners. Then pull really hard starting from the wheels. It takes some faith that you aren't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,703
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Towing thread

Drag is proportional to the coefficient of drag at a constant speed and constant frontal area. Thus, a more aerodynamic shape helps. Which is another example why specifying one factor and ignoring...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-31-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 24,965
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Rocky Road Outfitters.

Below are some photos of the winch mount installed with, and without, the winch. Note that picture 2 has the prerunner plat installed as well.

(You don't have to be crazy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,703
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Towing thread

The 2014 owners manual says the maximum frontal area for towing is 55 sqft. There are very few travel trailers that are that small. The typical travel trailer has about 64 sqft frontal area....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Aero Mode Engagement

I too did the test. It went into aero mode when traveling at 55mph regardless of eco-mode enabled or disabled. (I pulled over and stopped between testing eco modes.)
Just another example of the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Aero Mode Engagement

Here is the entire section from page 126 of the USER GUIDE (not the owners manual):

• Aero Mode (Lowers the vehicle approximately 0.6 in (15 mm) – This position
provides improved aerodynamics by...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-28-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Aero Mode Engagement

Here is the note from page 126 in the user guide, 7th edition:
NOTE:
When ECO Mode is enabled the air suspension system lowers the vehicle to Aero
mode when the vehicle speed is between 52 mph (84...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-28-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,940
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

Just for the record, I did the update the other day. I did it with the engine running to be safe. It took 11 minutes on my Limited. No problems.... but I just realized that I haven't driven it since...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat...

400 lb-ft torque at 1500 RPM is only 114 HP. If the torque is flat, 400 lb-ft of torque at 1800 RPM is 137 HP. I said it would be awesome if it had 200 HP at 1800 RPM. That would require 584 lb-ft...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By mtnmerlin
inconsistent DEF level

Anyone else have a DEF level that makes jumps back and forth?
On a 1000 mile drive last week the DEF level sometimes would be about 10% different when I periodically checked it. The level was about...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,931
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: 2015 ecodiesel order/availability ?

That is what I was thinking. But, it is probably just wishful thinking.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Can you define what you mean by "right side"? I enlarged the hole towards the rear and towards the outside (right side of vehicle) to get the bolt straight.

And Dom, the spacer is fine.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-14-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat...

I would like to see the torque curve. 700 horsepower at 6,000 RPM is not very interesting to me. It would be awesome if it had a couple hundred horsepower at 1,800 RPM.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,208
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Texas Group Buy

With the Texas dealer we are getting about 5.5% below invoice (much lower than MSRP).
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-14-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Installed mine today. The center hole for the bolt with the spacer did not line up. I had to enlarge the hole about 0.25 inches towards the rear and outside to get the bolt on straight. Maybe just...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Glad you mentioned it. I have been meaning to. I discovered on my front skid plate/fiber cover that two bolts were missing and two were loose. :eek:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-14-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: wanting to buy 265 65 18's for a stock 2014 GC 2wd

Yep. Many of us have done it; no problems. Just realize that your odometer and speedometer are low. My switch was a 3.2% difference (speedometer reading of 72mph is actually 75mph). The tire even...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-14-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Dom, my instructions end with step 8 and everything finger tight. Should there be a further step to tighten the bolts?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-13-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Do the MOPAR rock rails cover the DEF injector?

The rock rails mount on the outside of pinch weld and do not cover the hoses running across the frame or protect the injector. The DEF cover is inside the pinch weld away from the rock rails.

Work...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Received mine today. However, I am going on a trip tomorrow so I am not going to install it tonight.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-10-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 24,965
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Yeah, it is kind of cool to have the fairlead showing. But, it would have been difficult to do and keep the lower facia removable. As it is, it is a stealth winch. You cannot see it is there.

I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,683
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: First oil change some info and comments

Ugh. When I was trying to figure out this, I came to the opposite conclusion. See this post with a photo of the two filters in question:
...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 24,965
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Since Zybane inspired me to modify my Limited, I thought I would provide a little information about my experience. As Zybane pointed out in early posts, a Limited has a different nose than a Summit....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-08-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Autoweek's take on the Summit Ecodiesel

The noise level in my vehicle mostly depends on the song.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,132
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: The 2014 Grand Cherokee is quite capable off-road

Interesting that you did not remove the lower facia.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-01-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 27,731
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

$20 shipping fee and address sent via paypal.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-01-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,249
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Immediately after the oil life section, the new diesel supplement says that there is a Fuel Filter Life screen. I don't have that. Does anyone have it?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-01-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,249
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I do not get this screen. My vehicle is an 11/13 build and I do not have the flash update of TSB 18-018-14 REV. B. Maybe this is a new function in that flash. Can someone verify that?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-01-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,249
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

The Jeep site has a couple updated manuals from when I last checked at the end of May:
Diesel supplement 7th edition; Owners Manual 8th edition.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: DEF Pressure Issues

I think we need the flash update for tsb_wk2_1801814b. It lists P2E09 as a possibly erroneous error.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-29-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,543
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: Incorrect DEF - See dealer

Do you know the number on that?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-29-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,878
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: New Check Engine Light

I got the P20E9 code last winter (about 4,000 miles ago). I reset it with the OBD II / Torque App. No problems since.
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