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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-02-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,884
Posted By Peter_K
The adaptive memory for clutch fill time and...

The adaptive memory for clutch fill time and pressure takes a bit to be learned. One of the best ways you can help it is to do this:

1) For the following, have ECO mode off
2) warm the vehicle by...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
Um...er.... He's gone bye-bye folks...

Um...er....

He's gone bye-bye folks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,172
Posted By Peter_K
This thread is definitely way off topic. :) ...

This thread is definitely way off topic. :)

Okay, so...in review, the OP of the thread was actually just noting that it is likely something did happen to his transmission as it does not seem to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-02-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,185
Posted By Peter_K
Regardless of how you're reacting, he's probably...

Regardless of how you're reacting, he's probably right. A catch can filling up THAT quickly generally would indicate a bad (stuck open) PCV valve.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
The ticking noise is likely your evap purge...

The ticking noise is likely your evap purge control solenoid and normal. It's directly over the engine intake manifold (under the plastic engine cover) and it's LOUD. Sounds exactly like you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-31-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Peter_K
Normal, because it is essentially operating just...

Normal, because it is essentially operating just like ABS does when wheel skid is detected (though in reverse).
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-30-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
First, as far as the FCW going off erroneously...

First, as far as the FCW going off erroneously there have been a couple of people who have reported this very same issue due to a misaligned radar sensor. It can be successfully fixed. How many times...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,008
Posted By Peter_K
Here's the real problem...the consumers out...

Here's the real problem...the consumers out there. Generally speaking, it's awful to be a loyal customer that gets dragged around with an obviously defective vehicle that can't be repaired....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,540
Posted By Peter_K
You know, given that it does seen to be the same...

You know, given that it does seen to be the same few people who apparently are so negative on Jeep AND continuously make sweeping patently false comments on the "lack of issues" with other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,540
Posted By Peter_K
And from THEIR experience it would be completely...

And from THEIR experience it would be completely valid to say as such...from THEIR point of view. But that isn't what is said. Generalities are used indicating that it's the worst for everyone which...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,540
Posted By Peter_K
You tell me. I'll demonstrate below how you are...

You tell me. I'll demonstrate below how you are cherry-picking statements and misrepresenting to suit your rhetoric.



Really? Engine noises typically indicate out-of-spec clearances and...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
Eh, fuel economy will be variable to a degree...

Eh, fuel economy will be variable to a degree engine-to-engine. Besides, I don't think you have enough time on that engine to really get it stabilized. Generally I don't start really looking at fuel...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 53,539
Posted By Peter_K
Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

First of all, didn't you have a different username before? Secondly, the price you're giving on the headlights is a complete fabrication by either you or someone else. The entire assembly, including...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-05-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,420,238
Posted By Peter_K
Seriously, some of you need to learn the...

Seriously, some of you need to learn the difference between being "nannied" and being regulated when utilizing PUBLIC resources. You're free to do whatever you want when driving on private property....
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-02-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
It's just not a common failure to occur while an...

It's just not a common failure to occur while an engine is running (as it happened for you). Injectors might stick or leak but usually it's something noticed after the engine has been off for a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Peter_K
Since you have the 5.7 I'm willing to bet its MDS...

Since you have the 5.7 I'm willing to bet its MDS activation you're describing. It changes the engine and exhaust harmonics and you'll sometimes hear it as a bit of a rumbling noise and can sometimes...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,695
Posted By Peter_K
If it's actually a factory line pull you'll be...

If it's actually a factory line pull you'll be pretty good to go. They shouldn't even have to transfer accessories over like the alternator, fuel rail, and so forth. It'll be a drop in with much less...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 11-26-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,176
Posted By Peter_K
What exactly was the failure with the engine? ...

What exactly was the failure with the engine?

I see from your profile that you have the 5.7. I wouldn't necessarily think a replacement won't "fit" or "feel" the same--engine swap out on these...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-23-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 26,965
Posted By Peter_K
It is external. The module controlling the heated...

It is external. The module controlling the heated seats/wheel needs to be replaced due to a fault with its ability to store the parameter. The symptom is that it when you check the box in the user...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Peter_K
Re: People only come here to complain

It's called being rational. It's also called being informed about The Way The World Works(tm). Something you seem woefully unadapted to.



Hmm. And what's the difference here? Wait for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Peter_K
Why? Because one supports your rhetoric right now...

Why? Because one supports your rhetoric right now and one doesn't in generalities?



Uh...you do realize that 35,000 "hits" doesn't mean 35,000 people:

1) Have the problem
2) Are separate...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Peter_K
And here we go. J.D. Powers has been one of the...

And here we go. J.D. Powers has been one of the most widely used and respected statistical groups for determining vehicle quality ratings -- among other things. But...because YOU had SPECIFIC...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Peter_K
Re: People only come here to complain

Here's the interesting thing about all this quality talk. If you look at the actual raw statistics (2013), and when someone isn't skewing them by changing graph scales, the difference between the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,984
Posted By Peter_K
Re: Outside Temperature Sensor Problem

Ugh. Well, I think you should stop attacking Chrysler as if they're the worst company in the world. There are a LOT of factors at play here and Chrysler thus far has done a fairly good job turning...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-23-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,695
Posted By Peter_K
Party pooper :D

Party pooper :D
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-22-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,695
Posted By Peter_K
Re: And so it continues...

Poor dealer experiences certainly aren't limited to the Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep side of things. They're often universal among "non-luxury" brands...and even some luxury brands.

From a service...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,858
Posted By Peter_K
Well...not quite. The purpose of the resistor is...

Well...not quite. The purpose of the resistor is current LIMITING...not to increase the power being used.

Incandescent bulbs are resistive elements. You're getting light out of them because the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,192
Posted By Peter_K
Okay, pot... Seriously, you have as...

Okay, pot...

Seriously, you have as relentless of a need to argue that the Hemi ISN'T faster. As well as cherry-pick information to fit your side of the argument. You are yourself desperately...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,192
Posted By Peter_K
This is getting REALLY dumb. Seriously.

This is getting REALLY dumb. Seriously.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-11-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 492,461
Posted By Peter_K
Warranty begins from the in-service date...not...

Warranty begins from the in-service date...not from date of manufacture. So, basically, yes...it will start when you take ownership. There are a few exceptions to this, but none that you should run...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-08-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 492,461
Posted By Peter_K
I'm not sure why...but I found this comment to be...

I'm not sure why...but I found this comment to be extremely funny.

Uh...sucks for the guy with the disappeared one but the comment was amusing :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-04-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,858
Posted By Peter_K
Well, I'm not going to weigh in heavily about the...

Well, I'm not going to weigh in heavily about the statistical significance here aside from a couple of points that haven't been considered here. One is straightforward confirmation bias. For years...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,412
Posted By Peter_K
Umm...so I'm wondering if the model is wrong, or...

Umm...so I'm wondering if the model is wrong, or if the location in the article was wrong....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-23-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 492,461
Posted By Peter_K
Try to remember that these are estimated...

Try to remember that these are estimated ship/delivery dates. Emphasis on estimated. I doubt anyone at Chrysler has told anyone that they will definitely get a vehicle on xx date. Things can...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-16-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 492,461
Posted By Peter_K
:D Believe it or not I've given it some thought....

:D Believe it or not I've given it some thought. If they can get the Hemi built anytime soon I might give that one to the other half and cross over to the dark side :)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-13-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,726
Posted By Peter_K
What Willx said :). You can balance Goodyears all...

What Willx said :). You can balance Goodyears all you want and they'll show perfect...until you ride on them. It's hard to get a good ride out of a square tire :)
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