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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By bill_de
Re: Invoice Pricing (huh?)

Is the destination charge figured in both?

What you can and should do if you think something is amiss, is get copies of both invoices and compare them line by line. If a dealer won't show you the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-03-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,187
Posted By bill_de
Re: Fix for capless filler

Does that car have a capless filler, or is that the typical cap holder used while filling up?


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By bill_de
Re: Jeep Delivery Day

Since you have purchased used cars, you are half way there. Look with the same critical eye. The difference when buying new,you expect it to be fixed. Some dealers will suggest they will fix minor...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By bill_de
Re: Im coming back to jeep

It's funny, but even in the Escape I can't use the window sill as an arm rest. I haven't looked into it, but maybe it has something to do with side air bags needing room to deploy.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,169
Posted By bill_de
Re: Why did you choose Grand Cherokee

I have a '15 Escape. I always intended to come back to Jeep. In '14 I wanted a Summit. I was the old guy who loves chrome. But, the off road package was not available in the Summit, so I got an...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 42,678
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

If you start at the link below, it shows the date it was last updated. Follow the link to the 2016 for what may be the most reliable information available.

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 - future Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,169
Posted By bill_de
Re: Why did you choose Grand Cherokee

After reading the first few lines I thought, why doesn't he just say he's getting older.


I continued reading, and lo and behold ... :)




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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By bill_de
Re: How do you know it's a V8?

Anyone who knows Jeeps and knows it's a '14 also knows you have a Hemi badge ... no more, no less. ;)


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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By bill_de
Re: I hate deer

I'll bet the deer is no fan of yours either. :)


Hope you get it back soon.




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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By bill_de
Re: Clicking after engine shutoff

The QL is designed to level the vehicle when it is turned off. It isn't necessarily right after shutting it off. The sound it produces sounds like a compressor, not clicking. If an engine is hot you...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-01-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By bill_de
Re: Fog lights on with High Beams?

I always figured if you are going fast enough that you need to see the distance the high beams illuminate, anything that is illuminated by your fog lights will be a hood ornament before you can...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 37,169
Posted By bill_de
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

I recently posted that I was anticipating a '16 Summit and asked if Jeep had figured this out yet. It was one of the annoying things that prompted me to dump my '14 Overland. For the last six months...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-30-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By bill_de
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-30-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By bill_de
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

ECO mode on is just one more condition that makes a symptom appear. It was newly added to the list of conditions. The symptom is unsatisfactory shifting, and that is what the TSB addresses. One...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-30-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By bill_de
Re: Latest TSB (eco one)...

There is no TSB to fix the ECO mode default on the 14's. There is a TSB that says a "condition" causing poor shift quality is the ECO mode defaulting to on. The solution covered in that TSB is to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-30-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By bill_de
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

Eco mode turned off is a "condition" when shift quality does not meet expectations. The fix was to improve the shift quality under those conditions by reprogramming the TCM.

If you read the TSB...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-30-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By bill_de
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

The subject I get to when I click your link;

NUMBER: 21-003-15
GROUP: Transmission and
Transfer Case
DATE: January 24, 2015

"SUBJECT:
Flash: 8HP70 Transmission Shift Enhancements"
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-30-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By bill_de
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

As you know, people see what they want to. Taken in isolation, (built before Aug14, 2014) sounds pretty good. Who cares if it says MY15. :)

But never say never. There could have been a couple of...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-29-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By bill_de
Re: Is there anyway to eliminate the Eco-MDS Function?

If you are referring to NUMBER: 08-098-14 it is for MY15s built before Aug14, 2014.

OVERVIEW:
This bulletin involves reconfiguring the vehicle to allow for customer preference setting of ECO...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bill_de
Re: 6 Months to '16 order banks.

First, thanks for the replies.

As for the engine, mine will be a Hemi. So far I haven't seen any confirmed plans to change it. If they change the tranny to a Chrysler built, I will wait awhile to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bill_de
Re: 6 Months to '16 order banks.

Looking to get a '16 Summit as long as they don't announce any new technology that needs to be debugged. :)


The little Escape is pretty impressive for what it is and what it is equipped with.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,428
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Good Bye is not entirely accurate.

"Ford, Microsoft extend partnership on Sync 3"

Ford-Microsoft partnership continues with software support for Sync 3...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By bill_de
6 Months to '16 order banks.

With six months to go it's time to start asking questions.

"One" of the reasons I ditched my '14 Overland was the fact that I couldn't set the temperature and forget it, even after a number of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 04-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By bill_de
Re: Taking JEEP to Small Claims Court - What You Think?

It all comes down to how your local/national laws look at the relationship between dealer and manufacturer. And the judge.

I sat on a jury once with a similar situation although it was not in...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-26-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By bill_de
Re: Got it stuck today..

Paragraph 1 - "We aren't going to sell the grand ..."

Paragraph 3 - " ... we'll sell it ... "


Quick change of heart. :lol:


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By bill_de
Re: Coin Holder?

The cheapest toll I've paid in recent times was $1.00. The highest was my last trip to NY with $16.00 round trip for the Verrazano Bridge. Even without EZpass, do we need change for tolls? It's more...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-24-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By bill_de
Re: Coin Holder?

The cup holder ones are convenient.http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/Bill_de/ch_zpsy780j6xs.jpg
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,697
Posted By bill_de
Re: Capless Gas Tank Stories

New York ????????????



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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,697
Posted By bill_de
Re: Capless Gas Tank Stories

That might be because "nearly" all gas stations are self services. Statistically you would expect that.

I have nothing against full service stations. I put myself through college managing a Hess...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,697
Posted By bill_de
Re: Capless Gas Tank Stories

Well, I'd guess since most gas stations are self service, most accidents are customer error.

Before self service, most accidents were employee error.

Once gas stations become completely...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By bill_de
Re: Fuel System Maintenance Kit

A good way to avoid being taken (again) is to open your owners manual and see what the manufacturer's maintenance schedule calls for. In addition to knowing when to say no to the service writer, you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2016 GC Summitt - when available?

From WK2Jeeps.com ... AKA Milous;

2016 Grand Cherokee (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)



Order banks open - October 26, 2015
Production startup - November 30, 2015
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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-19-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By bill_de
Re: looking to buy 14 or 15 this week! Help

Considering the vehicle, and comments made here about how people test drive, I'd guess those are a very tough 1,700 miles on that demo.




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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,697
Posted By bill_de
Re: Capless Gas Tank Stories

It causes global warming.


:lol:


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,697
Posted By bill_de
Re: Capless Gas Tank Stories

Neither my Jeep nor my Ford capless filler ever caused a problem. I don't drive in the Outback.

I never looked closely, but I wonder if some water gets through the first 'door' in the filler,...
Forum: Detailing 04-18-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By bill_de
Re: Adams Microfiber Towels

They may have different types, but the ones I bought are most certainly absorbent. Now if you use fabric softener ... :lol:


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Forum: Detailing 04-16-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By bill_de
Re: Adams Microfiber Towels

I wasn't happy with the towels I got from Adams, but agree on the detail spray. I got these from Chemical Guys (through Amazon) last year. They do a great job for me. In fact, I just came in from...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By bill_de
Re: Space for Blank button?

It's for the "mother in law" option ... aka "ejection seat".

It is left blank for a reason ... but it doesn't mean it won't work. ;)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By bill_de
Re: Lease vs Run into the Ground vs Replace every 1.5 years

I haven't purchased tires nor done a brake job since 1990 on an '87 Bronco II. I have had several vehicles that have had nothing but a single oil change. My current vehicle will be one of those.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,940
Posted By bill_de
Re: EcoDiesel got rear-ended this afternoon....

Sounds promising Jason. :thumbsup:


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