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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-14-2016, 07:12 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Thought I'd post up a couple of quick pics of my recent install. I had a 100 Ah Battery (in a battery box I built myself from an old plastic electrical enclosure I had in the garage) in the rear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2016, 12:37 AM
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Views: 7,132
Posted By DS84
Re: Shifter recall coming

Maybe it's all in the terminology. In the US, it seems to be often called an "Emergency brake". Here in Aus it is mostly called a "Park brake" or "Hand/Foot brake" (Hand/Foot depending on design).
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2016, 04:48 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Good luck with it, hope you get it sorted. Hopefully it's a simple fix, if not and it requires a replacement transmission, just as well it has happened inside your warranty... Otherwise you'd need...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-09-2016, 04:57 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

We had ours done at the dealer recently and the cost was $17...


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-02-2015, 06:55 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Interesting that your transmission was only $20k... Mine was $40k (including labour) with the trans cooler and pipe work. The inconsistency with their pricing and the unrealistic costs for these...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-08-2015, 07:33 AM
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Views: 569
Posted By DS84
Re: Key FOB Went Through The Wash

I had one go through the wash and found it in the pocket of my dried shorts a day later! This happened 3 or 4 months ago and it's still working fine with no issues (for now anyway!).


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-24-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Interesting, thanks diggum. Is your Laredo a diesel?


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Thanks Snuke, that certainly appears to be a lot more realistic. Maybe the dealer was seeing an extra digit in the quote that wasn't there... Either that or I'm getting an entirely new driveline!

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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-16-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Our 2013 (MY14) CRD GC has had rough shifts from 1-2-3 3-2-1 since new and has had pretty much every transmission flash released to try and smooth out the shifts but without much luck.

Last...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hey Bluey, you can't go wrong with Irelands in Cairns. They are probably one of the best dealers/service centers I've come across. Good service and reasonably well priced...


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2014, 02:15 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi Lads and Ladies, here's one you may find interesting... My dealer called me early in the week (out of the blue) and said that I need to bring the GC in ASAP to have a rapid response radio update...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Our GC developed a creak from the rear of the interior a month or so ago, and it generally only occurs when traversing uneven surfaces such as pulling into a steep driveway on the angle. It has been...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Bummer, that sux... They must throw all their...

Bummer, that sux... They must throw all their spare parts in the rear of all the GC's they send over on the boats!

There's a mechanical lever in the centre console underneath a plastic trim near...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-14-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By DS84
Our GC does this occasionally in Eco mode when...

Our GC does this occasionally in Eco mode when slowing down to a relatively low speed then easing the throttle on. The transmission tends to hold the highest gear possible for the longest amount of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Picked up the GC this afternoon and the prognosis...

Picked up the GC this afternoon and the prognosis is that it was the ABS module that caused the issue with 15 recorded faults logged. The fix was to reflash the ABS module. Seems a bit odd that it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-08-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Yep had it applied about 6 weeks ago... well so...

Yep had it applied about 6 weeks ago... well so the service department tell me. I've checked the ground wire and can see that the paint has been chipped off the nut so looks like it has either been...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
After 6 months of trouble free ownership, I...

After 6 months of trouble free ownership, I jumped into the GC last night to head out to replenish the beer stocks and on start up she went into melt down. Had the dash of death (lit up like a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-05-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Hi kunwok, don't accept this. You are protected...

Hi kunwok, don't accept this. You are protected under consumer law and as a result, If it is a standard noise produced by the shock absorber, this should have been disclosed to you prior to you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Sounds like a bad earth somewhere.

Sounds like a bad earth somewhere.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-23-2014, 10:12 PM
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Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Think I may have said this in an earlier post,...

Think I may have said this in an earlier post, however ours had a vibration at idle from new. Turned out that the mounting bolts for the AC compressor weren't tightened correctly. It was quite...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-17-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 54,208
Posted By DS84
I got mine from my dealer who ordered them in....

I got mine from my dealer who ordered them in. Surely if my dealer can get them yours can... They are listed in the accessories brochure that you can download from the Jeep Au website so might be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-17-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By DS84
They're genuine Jeep/Mopar rims PN: 82212377. ...

They're genuine Jeep/Mopar rims PN: 82212377.

I looked at the Coopers as well but pretty sure the only standard size is in the AT3 and it's only passenger construction and not light truck. In...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-17-2013, 06:23 AM
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Posted By DS84
We didn't really discuss pressures as they were...

We didn't really discuss pressures as they were quite busy when I picked them up. They were inflated to 38 PSI and is where I usually run my AT tyres. I have read that these tyres need to be inflated...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-16-2013, 11:10 PM
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Posted By DS84
Just went for a spirited run up some twisties. ...

Just went for a spirited run up some twisties. The tyres performed very well for an AT. Had the wife feeling queasy! Next test is in the scrub.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-16-2013, 04:46 PM
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Posted By DS84
There's always one in the crowd... The pics were...

There's always one in the crowd... The pics were taken and edited on iOS 7 including the filters.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-16-2013, 04:15 PM
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Posted By DS84
They're genuine Jeep/Mopar rims PN: 82212377. We...

They're genuine Jeep/Mopar rims PN: 82212377. We wanted the ORA pack when we purchased ours but managed to snag an Overland in our spec that was already built and on its way to Oz. We've purchased...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-16-2013, 07:57 AM
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Posted By DS84
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Gotta love iOS 7 on the iPhone... Got a couple of pics with the new 18's fitted. :thumbsup:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-16-2013, 07:48 AM
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Views: 54,208
Posted By DS84
Finally got around to getting our 18's (Mopar...

Finally got around to getting our 18's (Mopar 82212377) and D697's on the GC today. Very happy with the result. Tyres are standard 18" size 265/60/18. The ride is a little firmer than stock 20's and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-13-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13,880
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Posted By DS84
Maybe it's hard to tell from the pic but I...

Maybe it's hard to tell from the pic but I actually think the image quality looks comparable to our Overlands camera and looks quite OK. Yes the angle is wider however I certainly wouldn't say its...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-12-2013, 03:35 PM
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Posted By DS84
Under the carpet flap behind the rear seats.

Under the carpet flap behind the rear seats.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-11-2013, 09:53 PM
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Posted By DS84
I believe that the camera on the Limited and...

I believe that the camera on the Limited and Overland models may operate over the canbus system whereas the Laredo potentially has a video signal directly connected to the uconnect system (Laredo...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-06-2013, 06:28 AM
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Posted By DS84
Very true on the skid plates Steve... Purchased...

Very true on the skid plates Steve... Purchased Mopar 82212377 18" rims and TPMS's and have narrowed the tyres down to Bridgestone D697's in stock size at this stage.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-06-2013, 03:52 AM
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Posted By DS84
Looks the goods Hymer.... Hmmm I reckon that...

Looks the goods Hymer.... Hmmm I reckon that colour coding the black plastic trims (around air dam, wheel arches etc) would really set it off... Got to draw a line in the sand right? I'm already in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-26-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 77,012
Posted By DS84
Ours too had an annoying vibration/noise in the...

Ours too had an annoying vibration/noise in the engine at idle when we first picked up our GC. It turned out to be caused by loose mounting bolts on the air conditioner compressor. Once they were...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-15-2013, 05:00 AM
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Posted By DS84
We're at 2500kms now... We're racking them up! 8)...

We're at 2500kms now... We're racking them up! 8)

Apparently the second regen occurred around 1200kms, haven't seen anything further since then and no funky smells in the garage...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-15-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By DS84
Spoke to my wife further about this tonight and...

Spoke to my wife further about this tonight and she managed to get a pic of it when it happened, she also said that the percentage actually indicates how full the filter is and that it reduced down...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-14-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,880
Views: 1,297,273
Posted By DS84
Ours has regen'd twice and indicates when it's...

Ours has regen'd twice and indicates when it's doing it by way of percentage completed on the dash and a red ring around the analogue style speedo. We haven't noticed any other warnings (DPF full %...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-11-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 54,208
Posted By DS84
What's the largest tyre size that will fit on the...

What's the largest tyre size that will fit on the 18" OEM rims with Quadra Lift? I thought I read somewhere that it was 265/65/R18 but haven't been able to find it again.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-11-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13,880
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Posted By DS84
Hi Steve, thanks for the info. You either got a...

Hi Steve, thanks for the info. You either got a great deal or I am getting shafted on my pricing... Mates rates, cost price for me from dealer $1k... Hmmm

We have a Mopar (best bars) towbar...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-11-2013, 01:22 AM
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Views: 1,297,273
Posted By DS84
If any one has purchased a full set of bash...

If any one has purchased a full set of bash plates (supply only) from a dealer and you're happy to divulge such info, could you please let me know what you paid? Feel free to PM me if you'd rather...
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