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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By macfan
Re: Giveaway for my brethren

I have mine, thank you.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-21-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By macfan
Re: Sirius Satellite Radio

You got all of this at a discount price?

SiriusXM Satellite Radio
SiriusXM Internet Radio
SiriusXM Traffic
SiriusXM Travel Link
U.S. Music Royalty Fee

Please post a copy of your invoice to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By macfan
Re: Sirius Satellite Radio

I am not looking for an argument here but just a word of caution. SiriusXM does not discount their packages unless you have more than one radio. What they do is cut down the size of the package and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 190
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee cranking too long to start

Two things concern me. The Low Battery Message is not normal and the traveling for two weeks. Who knows what kind or condition of gas you picked up during your trip?

Perhaps I misread your post...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 190
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee cranking too long to start

He has a Cherokee, not a Grand Cherokee. The 6 cylinder in the Grand Cherokee is the 3.6L the 6 cylinder in the Cherokee is the 3.2L.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 190
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee cranking too long to start

I have pretty much the same vehicle, Limited ADII 3.2L. I have always used 87 regular as it is the cheapest and gets me good gas mileage. I had mine custom built and it will be a year old next month....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 190
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee cranking too long to start

We could use a little more information. Which engine? Which 4X4 system? Push button start? Has this happened since new? What type of gas and is this the gas you always used? etc?
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Sorry, respectfully, we are going to have to agree to disagree.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By macfan
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

I am not messing with the looks of mine. I am happy having an original. The 64 1/2 Mustang is still worth the most of the Mustangs as I believe the 2014 Jeep Cherokee will be too. Beauty is in the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

I wouldn't be without the ventilated or heated seats/steering wheel. I love the air circulation in the seats. It is definitely worth giving up the in seat storage for as there are a zillion other...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Also, the information about the 9 speed transmission and how to drive it as well as break it in is in the full set of owner's manuals. You can get these delivered to you for free by calling Chrysler...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

You are giving dealerships too much credit for actually knowing about their product. I had to school my salesman, sales manager, dealership owner, and Chrysler zone rep about the Cherokee as well as...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-19-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

If you have the heated seats/steering wheel set to come on automatically upon start they will come on when the temperature is at 40 degrees or below. If you have the ventilated seats set to come on...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-18-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Thank you for stating more eloquently what I have been trying to say. The Cherokee transmission does not have a manual mode but you can define the top and bottom shifts.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By macfan
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

I think whether you like the start/stop depends on the type of driving you like and/or grew up with. I grew up in the Detroit area where muscle cars and performance was king. It was Woodward...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By macfan
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

I debated whether I wanted to reply to you because I have e feeling you are just trolling. I did my research and saw the sketches for the Cherokee long before I ordered one. I live close enough to...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

We are going to have to agree to disagree. I stand by my statement that there is no manual mode in that transmission. I have one of the first Cherokee's built that I custom ordered. I have the exact...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Not really. Nothing has changed in that transmission for MY2015. What you are calling downshifting and upshifting is just between a preselected range when you move the selector to the left. You are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep Email Survey

Most of the problems with the Cherokee are with people who didn't break the 9 speed transmission in properly. With the transmission being a learning transmission how you drive the first 500 miles is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep Email Survey

Laughs, the miles question is not exactly a fair one for me. I am retired and don't drive a whole lot anymore. My Cherokee will be one year old next month and I just turned 3,000 miles. The only...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep Email Survey

I have received several of these on my 2014 Cherokee Limited. I just put down the truth. If you over do it I think they write you off as a crank. Eventually, I received an offer to be on a Chrysler...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep/Chrysler Executive Office?

I have no idea the size of your dealership and how involved the owner and general manager get in day to day operations. My dealership's owner is out on the floor and in the service department...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep/Chrysler Executive Office?

You haven't clearly explained what is going on. Who is it you think you are getting the poor service from? The dealership or Chrysler directly? If you haven't already made an enemy of the dealership...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By macfan
re: Cherokee lost SUV of the year due to it's 9-speed transmission

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the Cherokee 9 speed transmission as long as you follow the break in directions to the letter. I custom ordered my Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L September 13 and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,223
Posted By macfan
Re: How many miles have you driven on a single tank?

I don't see how there is anyway to make a comparison on this. There are too many variables. Type of gas and oil, speed, terrain, driving conditions, type of driver, and number of miles on the engine...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By macfan
Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

Interesting explanation. That means some people would not be able to stand straight up in your condo garage. Also, it means you would have to be extra careful in opening your lift gate inside your...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By macfan
Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

I am curious about something. You said your garage is only 6' high. A standard garage door is 7' high. Where did you get your custom made garage door that is only 6' high? Secondly, I thought about...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By macfan
Re: Uconnect 8.4an display theme

I think I would be very careful about doing that and would want to know what is different in that firmware before I did that. There is a lot of difference in a Chrysler 200 and a Jeep even IF the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

I have said all I am going to say about this thread. We each have to do what is right for each of us. You have made your decision and purchase and so have I. Your decision was right for you and mine...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

Stbentoak: A thought just occurred to me. When you compared prices between Zeller's and Zeigler's were you comparing the price Zeller's sent you in an email to Zeigler's website price? First off, I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

The Extended Service Contracts we have been talking about are the official Mopar/Chrysler Extended Service Contracts sold only through Chrysler and their dealerships. In all honesty I can't recommend...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

As I said it depends which Service Contract you buy. Zeller's is not cheaper than Zeigler's on every Service Contract. Since I know no one personally with a diesel it is a bit hard for me to know...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 773
Posted By macfan
Re: Paint Shortage?!?

Chrysler has a mess on its hands right now when it comes to paint. They used to make their own paint in their Trenton, Michigan Chemical Plant better know as Cycleweld. This plant was right around...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By macfan
Re: Giveaway for my brethren

Will do and once again thank you. One good deed deserves another so I am sure an unexpected surprise will be coming your way soon.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-12-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

Wanted to add one other thing. Did you get a phone call shortly after the sale to make sure your Mopar Service Contract ended up in your Owner Connect account and that you were well satisfied with...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By macfan
Re: RRO bumper bar/brush bar

The two problems that I heard about when considering this for my Cherokee were problems with the sensors in the bumper if you have technology options. I also heard there are problems with the air bag...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,431
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

This is an old argument between Zeller's and Zeigler's. The answer depends on what you are comfortable with. If you are only concerned about price Zeller's may be a bit cheaper on SOME Service...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By macfan
Re: Giveaway for my brethren

I would like one please. Thank you.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,845
Posted By macfan
Re: Brand new 2015 Overland--already aggravated!!

^^^^^^^ I think you have summed things up very well with this one exception. If anybody calls themselves a Jeep enthusiast and spends well over $30,000 for a vehicle, they should be reading not only...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-11-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,845
Posted By macfan
Re: Brand new 2015 Overland--already aggravated!!

All I can tell you is from my own experience. I followed the break in procedure to the letter. My Cherokee will be one year old next month and shifts just fine without ever having had a TSB/flash...
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