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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 09:09 AM
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Posted By nj newb
Found some

Found some
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By nj newb
Any off road trails in binghamton or ithaca?

I happen to be up in this area today with the day off and wanted to drive through some trails...anyone from around here know of any trails?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By nj newb
Re: off-roading in NJ

I was looking into a compressor and was interested in the VIAIR 85P, but read it draws 14.5 amps and our power outlets are rated for 13...any suggestions?

also, I don't have tow hooks, would you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By nj newb
Re: off-roading in NJ

awesome, any resources online? I've been trying to find trail maps, but no luck so far.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By nj newb
off-roading in NJ

I want to off-road in NJ, looks like there's a lot of trails in the Pine Barrens in the Wharton State Park...have never been there, nor have I off-roaded.

So I need advice.

Please chime in with...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-11-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,551
Posted By nj newb
Re: 2014 LED DRL off when Signaling? Anyway to change it

This...



I don't really care either way, it's pretty insignificant, but...if this were a safety issue and the concern is not being able to see the amber turn signal if your DRL is on, why not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By nj newb
Re: my newest issue - NAV screen goes white

with my next oil change.

was just curious if anyone else encountered this awesome easter egg...where the screen goes blank as it is guiding you off of a highway. Also blinding you while doing it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-09-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By nj newb
Re: my newest issue - NAV screen goes white

try now, had to change the setting...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-09-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By nj newb
my newest issue - NAV screen goes white

So this weekend I took a drive up to Binghamton and as I was approaching my exit, the screen turned white, the audio prompts were still working...but nothing on the screen. I also noticed that my...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,546
Posted By nj newb
Finally a TSB for the tranny rough shifts

So please forget the fuse pulling or battery tcm resetting.

just schedule to have the TSB update done. If simply resetting the tcm was the fix, I doubt a software update would have been...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-22-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By nj newb
Re: Uconnect Iphone App

update

uconnect support just called me back and said there was a "one time, user specific issue" that was resolved.

I just logged in online and switched back to my cellphone for notifications...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By nj newb
Re: My Experience with the '14 GC - (long winded)

I'm in NYC. surprisingly not that many choices.

2 in north/east NJ (within a 30 mins drive). 1 in Manhattan and a few scattered in the outer boroughs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By nj newb
Re: My Experience with the '14 GC - (long winded)

So it's been 3 months since my purchase and here are the things I would advise anyone that is considering buying a '14 GC.

1. Start with truecar.com for an idea of pricing, use this as a starting...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-19-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
Re: uneven weather strips around windows

I agree that this isn't a big deal...and it's easily fixed. For me, it was the fact that the quality control is poor. If they're willing to overlook the simple weather strips, what else are they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,986
Posted By nj newb
Re: A favor to ask of anyone with the 8spd transmission

haha, exactly...BUT, it doesn't resolve the fact that there is something wrong with how low rpm 1-2 shifts are handled by the truck.

so yes, it can be avoided, but it would be nice to not have the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,986
Posted By nj newb
Re: A favor to ask of anyone with the 8spd transmission

I originally thought the same, that it wasn't a software issue if this was still felt during manual paddle shifts, but the paddle shifts aren't truly manual. I think it just effects the actual shift...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,986
Posted By nj newb
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,986
Posted By nj newb
Re: A favor to ask of anyone with the 8spd transmission

I gather that this is the nature of the transmission, I don't believe this is how it should work, but the fact is that it does.

I was trying to determine whether the issue is mechanical or...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-19-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By nj newb
Uconnect Iphone App

As I understand from what WILLX has said, after receiving 25 notification text messages, the notification text messages will stop.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-17-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 134,195
Posted By nj newb
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

i tried the following, still with no luck.

deleted the text message chain, logged out and back into the iphone app and I tried deleting the app and re-downloading again.

anything else I can try...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-17-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 134,195
Posted By nj newb
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

so I've deleted my text chain and I'm still unable to receive the notifications, so I need to do something to "reactivate" the notifications?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-17-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 134,195
Posted By nj newb
Re: UConnect 13.19.0 - Unofficial

i recently had this update done by the dealer.

After having this completed, my iphone app would no longer work. I deleted and re-downloaded the app and everything worked.

A few days later...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-12-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By nj newb
Re: First day: steering wheel vibration

I had the same issue. as mentioned, above, just have them balance the wheels.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-11-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,820
Posted By nj newb
Re: SRT headlights on 2014 Overland

post up some pics after it's all said and done, would like to see what it looks like.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-11-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,820
Posted By nj newb
Re: SRT headlights on 2014 Overland

just curious, is your friend's shop 180customs?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
Re: uneven weather strips around windows

all of this makes me wonder what the quality control inspection involves?

It would have been so much nicer if the car company put a little attention to detail in this aspect of the business. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By nj newb
Re: quality

this is my first Jeep, I've had it for 3 months.

based on my experience with the service department, the chrysler/jeep customer advocate group and the truck itself.

The trucks are built with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By nj newb
Re: 2014 GC Rear JEEP Emblem - Black

this?

Jeep Crand Cherokee 2013 2014 Hood Black Color Badge Nameplate Insignia Emblem | eBay...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
Re: uneven weather strips around windows

'14 limited

I have the pano roof and after some rain I noticed a few drops of water on the sunglasses holder. I did some research and found that others had similar issues and it was a result of a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
Re: uneven weather strips around windows

dropped truck off at the dealer yesterday to have the sunroof leak, weather strips and uconnect update done.

dropped the truck at 7:30am, picked it up at 5:30pm.

service rep says they worked on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nj newb
Here are some pics. 3M CS 20 on front sides...

Here are some pics.

3M CS 20 on front sides and 3M crystalline 60 on windshield.

The fronts are a close match, not perfect but close enough.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nj newb
Re: tinted windshield and auto headlights

I thought the sensor was on the mounting point of the rear view mirror, near the windshield...if not, what is that sensor? (is it the rain sensor?)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nj newb
Re: tinted windshield and auto headlights

on a side note, I just discovered the extra click on the interior lighting dimmer.

So while driving at night I noticed the screen was extra bright and figured it was because the cabin was darker...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,553
Posted By nj newb
Re: Are '14 GC Owners Adjusting to Electronic Shifter ?

I have had the truck since June. I still find when shifting from R to D, I end up in N. It's annoying. A few times I've shifted from D to P and ended up in R. I'd prefer a few buttons or the old...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nj newb
Re: tinted windshield and auto headlights

i had the 2 front side windows also tinted at the same time at 20%, so from the outside, especially on a sunny day, all you see is a reflective glare and it appears really dark.

from the inside,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nj newb
tinted windshield and auto headlights

I recently had my windshield tinted with 3M crystalline, 60%. And it obviously effects the auto headlights...anyone know if there's an adjustment for the sensitivity of the headlights? the lights...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-10-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
Re: uneven weather strips around windows

i tried flipping them in, but due to being in the flipped out position so long, it didn't sit inside the molding. and it just looked uneven, I'm hoping they simply replace them and install them...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-10-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By nj newb
uneven weather strips around windows

has anyone had issues with the rubber weather strips along the outside of the windows?

I noticed that along my windows, the strips are inconsistent, some are tucked into the window and some are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,260
Posted By nj newb
Re: American Muscle Jeep 5.7L Hemi vs Teriyaki Toyota 5.7L

I'll skip the dog, I'm staring out my office window at the chicken and rice stand.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,260
Posted By nj newb
Re: American Muscle Jeep 5.7L Hemi vs Teriyaki Toyota 5.7L

referring to a Japanese car company by a food of that country is immature. Is it racist or offensive? it can be subjective and from the posts I've read, I'm actually shocked.

bottom line, why...
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