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Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-16-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: 3.0L Oil filter brand

Hi - is there a thread on the methodology for changing the oil and filter? Also is the fuel filter a do-it-yourself project? Dealer said something like $300 cdn then tried to convince me i should do...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-04-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: glow plug #5

Ok done; swapped all six. Fairly straight forward except for number 6 (drivers side firewall) that is a pain to get too.

The plugs are BERU with a Mercedes part number on them - so I basically...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-04-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Ignition system Issue - the bigger picture

I agree. Called 3 Mercedes dealers in the area - they wont touch it. Found the biggest Dodge Sprinter dealership and they are happy to take a look at it - but of course another 130 diagnostic charge...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-04-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Ignition system Issue - the bigger picture

Actually nothing. No hard start (so far) just the annoying noise and a check engine light that wont stay off.
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-03-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Sgmigsy
Ignition system Issue - the bigger picture

Hi I posted this on jeep forum as the discussion on this issue is getting bigger by the day. Looks like many of us are running into this issue now:

I have error code P0673 - Plug 3. I also have...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-03-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: glow plug #6 - help!

I did some shopping around and found that Mercedes has them for $41. Around here most of the dealerships are out of stock and want $50 each. Further shopping reveals that Beru has them for 32 and...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-30-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Toyo vs. Dunlop

Saw Yokohama's to day on the Big Square Mercedes Jeep - they looked really nice. Never considered yokos - perhaps because they weren't available in 245-60-18. But anyway - ya Toyos a good choice. I...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-28-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Toyo vs. Dunlop

The Versado Looks really nice! I was considering the Open Country until I got a steal of a price on the OEM Forteras. The Versado seem to have the same winter rating as the Open Country but almost...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 10-27-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,480
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Diesel Grand Cherokee Coming to US!

Wow long thread!

My buddy has the 5.7 Hemi and he thinks my CRD is quicker. He is wrong of course. Quarter mile and 0-60 the Hemi is faster. However what he means is in the real world driving...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By Sgmigsy
Aftermarket parts

Hi

Earlier I posted that I was getting a MIL for a glow plug issue. I decided to buy a reader aand it came up with 3 codes

Camshaft Position Sensor
Crankshaft Position Sensor
Glow Plug 3 ...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 10-23-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: glow plug #5

Great device: Found 3 codes. Glow Plug Circuit 3, Camshaft sensor circuit, and crankshaft sensor circuit. I erased the codes and the remote starter is now working again. (it was working for about 10...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Even with new batteries? One of mine was doing that and it worked fine afterwards.

I got them from REMOTEZ4LESS . My key does not have an 'inner' key - it is just the FOB. I could not find a new...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-21-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Update: Key from ebay worked like a charm. Unbelievable how easy they are to program. Cost = about $70 shipped and to my door in 5 days. The key is brand new not a refurb or used. Must have 2 working...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-21-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,389
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Tires 2008 Grand Cherokee Overland

Update: After searching high and low in the Greater Toronto Area the best price I could find for either the General At2 or the good year Fortera H/L was in the range of $1350. They simply do not...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 10-21-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: glow plug #5

Yes for sure -and its on sale this week too $99. Haven't tinkered with my cars since the late eighties but ... just about that time when a glow plug swap turns into a $900.00 fix.
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 10-20-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: glow plug #5

Hi I am having the same problem on my 2008 GC CRD. How did you get the code? This is what my mechanic told me with his scan... but he wants to replace all six plugs and the module!

DO you have...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-11-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,469
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Check Engine Dash Light - 2008 GC CRD

Unfortunately it goes from that message back to temperature - no P XXXX. Anyone else had this happen?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-08-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,469
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Check Engine Dash Light - 2008 GC CRD

Followed the sequence and it worked.... well sort of. Photo of result is my signature photo ! Lol ! MIL light still on constantly.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-08-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Thanks - I will be really happy when i get the key and it works. I know dealer needs to make a living also, but the dollars they seek for nearly everything is outrageous. $320 out the door for a new...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-07-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,389
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Tires 2008 Grand Cherokee Overland

NorthNJwk - do you mind posting a photo if you take/have one?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-07-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,469
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Check Engine Dash Light - 2008 GC CRD

Hey thanks guys. Yes very important by January around here. Will try the key sequence for the codes and report.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-06-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Got it - just in time too wont have 2 working remotes soon.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-05-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Ok great i can program it myself?! Is there a link for this? Thank you!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-05-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,389
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Tires 2008 Grand Cherokee Overland

Lol - ya thats the deal ! Buy 3 get one free...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-05-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,144
Posted By Sgmigsy
Key Fobs - Grand Cherokee

Hi

I am Realtor and frequently turn the Engine on and off. Often 20-30 times a day. As a result the fobs take a beating - at least the external shell.

My model (Overland) has all the feature...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-05-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,389
Posted By Sgmigsy
Tires 2008 Grand Cherokee Overland

Hi all

I really love the look of the Goodyear Fortera HL 245-60R-18 (raised white lettering) on the Overland. I have seen BFG Duelers and Pirelli's on the Grand Cherokee as replacement, which I am...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-05-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,469
Posted By Sgmigsy
Re: Check Engine Dash Light - 2008 GC CRD

Unfortunately I didn't get it. He is usually pretty trustworthy and when he said it was a glow plug indicator I figured it was an easy fix so i didn't ask for it.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 10-05-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,469
Posted By Sgmigsy
Check Engine Dash Light - 2008 GC CRD

Hi everyone

This is my first post and I haven't had a chance to scan through everything to see if this has already been addressed.

My mechanic put the OBD 2 and the scan came up with a glow...
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