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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-30-2014, 03:54 PM
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Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Turned 40,000 km, (or 25,000 miles for our friends to the south) today on my Summit Ecodiesel after almost a year on the road.

Quick Summary:

Zero issues to speak of.

Uconnect - still the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,835
Posted By cancctv
Re: Sound system: Summit vs. Overland

I have a 2014 Summit. I love the sound system. I'm so happy that I chose to get this configuration. It puts a smile on my face every time I turn it on. I listen to everything from heavy metal to...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 04-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,174
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Diesel

Just a comment in my experience for comparison.

I drive 70 miles per day, nearly all highway. 35 morning and night.

Have had the JGC Ecodiesel since last November.

I have never seen a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-10-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
With average trip distance of 35 miles twice...

With average trip distance of 35 miles twice daily, my oil service indicator is at 14 % with 14000 km. Looks like I will get a little under 10000 miles between changes if this holds out.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-19-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
perfectly normal. It goes away and in my case...

perfectly normal. It goes away and in my case never comes back. Congrats on the new GC!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-08-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
You will be very happy with the diesel as a...

You will be very happy with the diesel as a commuter vehicle. I've driven nothing but for last 10 years and it has been such a great change from the gas vehicles I've had.

As for maintenance the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By cancctv
2014 Summit Driver Seat internal Frame Popping

Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing what feels like loose welds in the seat back frame on my 2014 Summit Diesel.

On back end of any bump I can feel a rod or brace "popping" and nudging...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By cancctv
Anti Theft False Alarms

Seems something is amiss with my alarm in the JGC 2014 summit diesel. Starts sounding the horn about five minutes after locking. Will continue to do it after unlock relock cycle every time.
...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-23-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
miles appear to drop off the back of the real...

miles appear to drop off the back of the real time display but appear to be from manual reset on the trip odometer displays.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
Check the mileage on the Trip A, Trip B vs. the...

Check the mileage on the Trip A, Trip B vs. the real time display. They are all different. Seems to me the trip displays show consumption for the mileage logged on that trip display individually,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-21-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
Don't worry about the oil consumption. This is...

Don't worry about the oil consumption. This is expected. All my MBs consumed at least a liter and a half of oil between changes. All went 2500000 km and were sold still going strong. This is why the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By cancctv
2014 GC Summit on Winter Rubber

I want to share my experience with the shift to winter rubber on my 2014 Summit.

As we all know, the unit comes with GY Fortera on beautiful 20" polished rims. I was concerned about these when I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-11-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
The important part of the oil selection process...

The important part of the oil selection process for any modern euro diesel is the requirement for a low ash formula. Conventional diesel oil does not meet this requirement. Mobil 1 ESP 5w40 M formula...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,658
Posted By cancctv
I'm in Canada as well and have been driving...

I'm in Canada as well and have been driving diesels for 20 years. Before Common Rail injection became the norm I would always fuel up with a couple of liters of premium gasoline on an empty tank and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-30-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By cancctv
Thanks for the info gentlemen! Once again the...

Thanks for the info gentlemen! Once again the members on JG come through!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-29-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By cancctv
Perfect. Thanks very much. Started in this...

Perfect. Thanks very much. Started in this manner. Evic showed key fob error for about 200 meters of travel. Then resolve once I was off site. All is ok now.

What are the operating freqs for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-29-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By cancctv
Key fob not working

Can anyone tell me where the receiver is for the keyless go system?

I'm away from home and my wk2 does not recognize the fob. Had a problem like this at this same spot two weeks ago. I suspect rf...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-29-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By cancctv
Electronics under Driver Seat

Just wondering if anyone can confirm that the electronics under the drivers seat in the carpet covered bin are audio amps for summit only?

I read elsewhere on this forum that this was a good...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-29-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By cancctv
I took delivery of my Summit Ecodiesel 3 weeks...

I took delivery of my Summit Ecodiesel 3 weeks ago. The quality of the audio entertainment package is the best factory system I have ever heard. My tastes are very diverse. Mozart, British Brass...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-09-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
WOW. Took delivery of my SFU last night. I have...

WOW. Took delivery of my SFU last night. I have an excellent relationship with the dealer and per my request did not want any "delivery" procedure. Just give me the keys and let me go. Her comment to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

The 7tronic provides an awful lot of stopping power as coupled with whatever program on this ECM that allows for engine braking. The manual shift buttons work well, but react very slowly. I was...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: Transmission - engine braking

Sorry - asked of those of you who have already taken delivery...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Transmission - engine braking

A quick question regarding engine braking. Just wanted to know how the ZF program is managing this, both at highway speeds in urban streets? I find myself regularly wanting to slow down without...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

My current ride is a 2008 MB R320 CDI 4Matic. The best highway car I have ever driven, S class included. I purchased the factory bumper to bumper coverage when I bought it for all the reasons Willx...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

Wondering why my SFU departed the axle yard once on 10/28 and again 5 days later on 11/02 from the same place?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

Departed Facility 11/02/2013 06:23 PM EDT VASC - Detroit Axle Yard, MI
In Bay At Facility 11/05/2013 03:15 AM EST Casf - Conner Yard, MI
Paper Receipt 11/05/2013 03:16 AM EST Casf - Conner Yard,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-04-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production - 22P vs. 22R

Just noticed in the Canada Sales Brochure, the Overland CRD shows the code 22P for the diesel, while the Summit shows code 22R for the same engine.

Does anyone know what the difference is?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-04-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
My wife called the dealership this morning to...

My wife called the dealership this morning to expedite PDI ... So she can "have her marriage back". I guess she's getting tired of one word detached conversations in between screen refresh cycles.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-03-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Very happy to report that my SFU is on the move...

Very happy to report that my SFU is on the move out of Detroit axle to my dealer. Tomorrow's the day!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

Paper Receipt 10/29/2013 09:25 AM EDT VASC - Detroit Axle Yard, MI
Staged For Shipment 10/30/2013 03:45 PM EDT VASC - Detroit Axle Yard, MI

Just wondering how long it can take to move from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-30-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 836,660
Posted By cancctv
Ontario Federation of Agriculture and FARM - Price Relief

Just thought to advise all members here that Chrysler Canada has put a HUGE discount program into place for OFA and other Farm organization members. In some cases in excess of 10% MSRP...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

All my diesels in the past have improved with age. My MB R-class continues to improve - even now at 250K(km)

I have always attributed this to the fact that despite the very limited break-in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: Arrived!!

Looks fantastic! Wishing you many years of happy motoring!

As an aside, are you planning to add skid plates and/or rock rails?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Open Pore Wood Trim name/code

Sorry to be a little off topic,

just wondering if someone can verify the option code or name for the open pore wood trim that comes std. in the summit? (brown interior if it makes a difference). ...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

It just gets better and better, - just downloaded the window sticker for my incoming SFU - skeptical of this actually working at first since it is destined for the GWN - Great White North, and that...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

To all of you inverted pork rectum afficionados, these are actually regularly served in France, stuffed, and under the name, Andouillette. I have personally had the opportunity to try this...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

YeeHaaa! You guys at JeepGarage are awesome and have absolutely made my day! Thank you!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Re: 2014 diesel production

Here in North America, Diesel powered consumer vehicles are still relatively rare. In Europe, fully half of all cars sold are diesel powered. This technology is very mature. There is no need to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
My better half has just asked where she can find...

My better half has just asked where she can find the "wives of jeep garage members" support group... She can't possibly mean that I am spending too much time online, on my iPhone, iPad, waiting for...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,441
Posted By cancctv
Thanks for clarifying. Glad to hear that the "I"...

Thanks for clarifying. Glad to hear that the "I" is really "JS". Perhaps some movement soon then.
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