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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-24-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By Roadkill
Isn't that the guy known for conducting...

Isn't that the guy known for conducting "courageous" experiments with his vehicle and who, as a consequence, has also had to perform a complete engine replacement that wasn't covered by warranty?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,475
Posted By Roadkill
My guess is that if the Jeep had all this...

My guess is that if the Jeep had all this EPA-mandated emissions stuff hacked off, a straight pipe in place instead, and the GDE tune on board it would be quite dependable for the long haul.

Right...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-29-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,988
Posted By Roadkill
Re: uConnect 15.26.1 is buggy; I want to downgrade.

It's definitely possible to downgrade to the exploitable firmware version, load a custom modified firmware, and then activate the built-in firewall to block all data traffic—in or out—on the cellular...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-23-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Roadkill
I am open to the possibility of equivalent or...

I am open to the possibility of equivalent or superior performance from aftermarket parts. Personally, though, I want the level of assurance I'd get from a manufacturer with a reputation to uphold...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Roadkill
Competition is good. I imagine this "emissions...

Competition is good. I imagine this "emissions control delete" tune would also require a replacement exhaust that physically omits the DPF.

Bonus points if tune manufacturers were to include "VW...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Roadkill
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee Service Manual Download

Well, that's definitely a bad news/good news mix there. At least the info seems to be there. I'm still wondering about how comprehensive it is. If you have the time, would you mind checking to see...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-18-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Roadkill
Stop spreading misinformation. I have a 2014...

Stop spreading misinformation. I have a 2014 EcoDiesel and I (and many others) have purchased Mopar Max Care plans for our diesel Jeeps.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-18-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,988
Posted By Roadkill
I spent a lot of time yesterday investigating...

I spent a lot of time yesterday investigating modifying the uConnect firmware. It's feasible, thanks to the published exploits that illustrate what a horrible design this system has from a security...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-28-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,988
Posted By Roadkill
I haven't been in the engineering menu in a...

I haven't been in the engineering menu in a while, but is the aircard IMEI in there anywhere? I know the SXM radio ID is, so it might be worth poking around. If we get the IMEI off the menu (or...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-01-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Roadkill
Awesome. Just be sure NOT to erase/clear the...

Awesome. Just be sure NOT to erase/clear the codes without checking in first. If it is the P20EE issue that kleyp referenced then having the code present is necessary for the dealer to proceed with...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-31-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,988
Posted By Roadkill
When the 2014 model 8.4AN nav crashes it goes to...

When the 2014 model 8.4AN nav crashes it goes to a black screen that says "Navigation is being activated". This is the same display you see if you try to enter the map right after starting the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-24-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,988
Posted By Roadkill
Great follow up, RR. Have you considered doing an...

Great follow up, RR. Have you considered doing an experiment where every other antenna attached to the unit is simply disconnected (i.e. GPS, satellite, terrestrial radio, etc) and their respective...
Forum: Visual Modifications 08-23-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,766
Posted By Roadkill
I would have willingly paid a few hundred dollars...

I would have willingly paid a few hundred dollars more not to have the gaudy LED highlights on my Summit (or a software feature to disable them at all times), but that wasn't an option.

I also...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-22-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,685
Posted By Roadkill
Re: Features in the Advanced Tech Pkg, can they be disabled?

I can relate to wanting to disable features.

Blind spot alert can be disabled in uConnect. Same with rear cross path detection. I do not believe that brake assist can be disabled readily under...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-29-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By Roadkill
The CDMA antenna has its own connection plug and...

The CDMA antenna has its own connection plug and will not require wire cutters. We've got a new member, Rocketrancher, working on a finding a terminator for us. The card senses the disconnected...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By Roadkill
Ah, I have never used any of that shit and would...

Ah, I have never used any of that shit and would have paid more to *not* have the datalink and uConnect from the factory.


Haha, I definitely do think twice about that. Maybe even thrice. I take...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-24-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By Roadkill
Because it's nothing but a liability with no...

Because it's nothing but a liability with no upside. It's a privacy invading aspect that I didn't want even before it was disclosed that the FCA engineers have the security acumen of the Trojans.
...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-21-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,087
Posted By Roadkill
Hey, no problem. I found it amusing because if...

Hey, no problem. I found it amusing because if you check this thread you will find that I was the one that published the flawed "DPF PID" you cited and then have spent the rest of the time trying to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-21-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By Roadkill
The ideal solution would be to install a notch...

The ideal solution would be to install a notch filter on the cell antenna, as was proposed in the other thread.

It's not like the services provided by uConnect are worthwhile, and the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-07-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,087
Posted By Roadkill
BTW, welcome to the forum, Deezl! PID...

BTW, welcome to the forum, Deezl!


PID 013C is catalyst temperature bank 1, sensor 1. If that happens to be the DPF's temp then I guess the Jeep doesn't have a catalyst temp PID. I hesitate to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-29-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,014
Posted By Roadkill
I suppose it's too much to expect for people to...

I suppose it's too much to expect for people to search the forum for their codes and find the literally *hundreds* of posts regarding P20EE, but it always surprises me when people don't even notice...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-28-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,972
Posted By Roadkill
Yeah, just lead in with that suggestion when you...

Yeah, just lead in with that suggestion when you get there. My dealer couldn't confirm it on the first trip so they added UV dye and had me come back a week later after driving it around.

The...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Roadkill
An 8 year/120k mile Maximum Care policy (the most...

An 8 year/120k mile Maximum Care policy (the most available for a diesel) is around $2k when it's competitively priced. You generally don't want to buy it from your local dealer because it's a juicy...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Roadkill
There is a federally-mandated minimum warranty...

There is a federally-mandated minimum warranty coverage for certain emissions components for 8 years / 80k miles, so all vehicles from any manufacturer will have something similar. FCA may be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By Roadkill
If you're worried about the emissions warranty...

If you're worried about the emissions warranty covering P20EE issues / SCR cat / DPF, then stop worrying. That's confirmed as covered under the 8 year/80k mile emissions warranty.

"For everything...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,486
Posted By Roadkill
Re: Diesel warranty coverage

Haha, it turns out that the DPF and SCR are covered by the emissions warranty for 8y/80k miles ($0 out of pocket for repairs, hooray!)

However, they are not covered by Max Care, so my expectation...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-26-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 37,123
Posted By Roadkill
Okay, I decided that we've all had enough...

Okay, I decided that we've all had enough speculation; therefore, I just called them and asked.

The Chrysler rep confirmed that the DPF and SCR catalyst are covered by the 8 year/80k mile...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-15-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 38,698
Posted By Roadkill
Someone who did a GDE tune w/ core exchange can...

Someone who did a GDE tune w/ core exchange can let us know if the odo value flashed in the dash while they had the dummy installed. If you're asking whether it will ever be proven that the PCM has...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 38,698
Posted By Roadkill
No, not necessarily. Think of an RRT as more like...

No, not necessarily. Think of an RRT as more like "an unannounced, not-safety-related, unofficial recall" whereas TSBs are "a fix for a recurring complaint among some subset of owners... apply if...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,630
Posted By Roadkill
Far from it. In fact, the less-than-subtle...

Far from it. In fact, the less-than-subtle insinuation in the thread is that I don't believe it's inevitable (despite the echo chamber belief to the contrary). I think we have selection bias in our...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-07-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,165
Posted By Roadkill
If it's set to Near and you're still experiencing...

If it's set to Near and you're still experiencing false alarms then I'd definitely disable the FCW braking aspect (if not just disabling FCW entirely).
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-07-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,630
Posted By Roadkill
What the thread title says. We're looking for the...

What the thread title says. We're looking for the highest mileage 2014 that has never had a single P20EE code, nor a cat issue of any sort, nor cat replacement, nor any related problem.

List your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,553
Posted By Roadkill
Haha, this guy is my alter ego! Check out the...

Haha, this guy is my alter ego! Check out the link:

t4r.org: Considering purchasing a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 37,123
Posted By Roadkill
Polling this forum is subject to selection bias....

Polling this forum is subject to selection bias. You're much more likely to have people post their P20EE experience than to chime in to say that hasn't happened.

I have a Dec 2013 build that's at...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-03-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,023
Posted By Roadkill
wk2jeeps.com TSBs...

wk2jeeps.com TSBs (http://www.wk2jeeps.com/wk2_tsb.htm) is the informed owner's go-to source.

In this particular case, TSB 18-023-15a was released as an RRT (i.e. listed as RRT 14-107). TSBs are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-30-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,650
Posted By Roadkill
Isn't it because they are physically removing and...

Isn't it because they are physically removing and sending the ECU to GDE for the flash? Maybe I misunderstood, though.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 84,472
Posted By Roadkill
What I ended up doing was buying extra strength...

What I ended up doing was buying extra strength Velcro strips, putting the hook side Velcro on the frame, taking a plastic shim piece from an auto body store, putting Velcro on both sides of that,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-15-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By Roadkill
Re: DOM's Injector Plate- Vibration

BTW, I'll admit that I'm probably incompetent, but I originally went with the drilling procedure because I anticipated that would secure the plate better. However, I did *not* have the nutzert tool...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-15-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By Roadkill
I ended up just putting Velcro on both sides of...

I ended up just putting Velcro on both sides of the plastic shim and then putting that back in between the plate and the frame. I had already put Velcro on the plate and frame a few months ago in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By Roadkill
With an expansive semantic interpretation of...

With an expansive semantic interpretation of "normal wear and tear", literally everything that didn't ship physically broken from the factory could be considered wear and tear.

Besides, the...
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