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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-21-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,799
Posted By Hogs
Re: Post brake booster recall issue

Count me in as another whose dealership didn't read the procedures for drawing the vacuum down.

Today I dropped the Jeep off for TIPM, visor, and booster recall. Dealership called me and said...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By Hogs
Extended/Long Crank - No Start

2011 JGC, 5.7L
I'm having the extended crank on a cold engine, with push button and remote. Ambient temps at 65-80F day and night.
It used to only happen once a week or so, but now it's every...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,248
Posted By Hogs
Re: Long extended crank & no start FIXED!!

Any updates on this besides the bypass? I have a 2011 5.7 and I've experienced the extended crank problem 3 times over the last 6 months, 25k miles. 1 month out of factory warranty. Uggg.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-11-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,634
Posted By Hogs
Re: Volant CAI Install Issue....

Wish I had seen this sooner. I would've loved to have taken it off your hands.

I have the Bwoody tube and K&N filter, but no box of any kind, just the filter hanging out in space. I like the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-24-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,333
Posted By Hogs
Re: Fling that grease...everywhere!

Thanks for pointing me here fireon.

I'm having a squeek from the front end while braking over large bumps. Crawled under it and noticed what looked like oil collecting on the lower A arm on...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-23-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,434
Posted By Hogs
Left Front Axle Shaft Leaking

Mods, feel free to move this wherever it belongs.

Took the non-QL WK2 down for some warranty repair today. Here's the symptom:

Squeeking when braking over a large bump, such as a speed...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,424
Posted By Hogs
Re: BWoody Sway Links - A new potential problem

I don't own them myself, but I watched here as Mike rolled them out and guys ordered them, and I've strongly considered them. But is it possible the gap was designed in? It seems possible that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By Hogs
Re: HELP! First Post: Leasing a Laredo X package...Is this a good lease deal????

4X4 or 2 wheel drive? Not that it matters that much in price...

From Jeep's website:

Lease a 2011 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4X4 for $369 per month for 39 months. Total due at signing:...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Hogs
Re: Movement in Drivers Seat Back

I have a squeak that recently started (2500 miles/3.5 mos old), in what sounds like the mid-to-upper portion of the drivers seatback.
Thanks for the idea, I'll be giving that a go to see it if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,269
Posted By Hogs
Re: Damaged during shipping?

Short story.

I worked in finance for a FLM dealership when I lived in Texas years ago. At the time though I was a salesperson. It was 2002 or so and it was the first year of the Mercury...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-05-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,224
Posted By Hogs
Re: Blackberry Pearl Touchup Paint?

I recently bought a mineral grey touch up for a tiny rock that hit my hood and put a nic on it.
I read several places that recommended getting the clear to top the paint match to help the paint...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,972
Posted By Hogs
Re: WK2 Vs wrong way driver

You're very fortunate to have lived thru all of that. Though, I think I'd consider walking from now on. :)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-03-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,239
Posted By Hogs
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,575
Posted By Hogs
Re: well i pulled the trigger...

Congrats, looks great liber!

Curious though, why'd you get the $0 deductible Max Care? It's $1400 less to get the $100 deductible.
Once you pay the deductible for a specified problem/issue,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,079
Posted By Hogs
Re: Rugged Brown Summit arrived - but I didn't buy it after all

Seriously? Not flaming or anything, but you knew ahead of time that's what every WK2 gets, didn't you?
I agree it's absolute BS that Chrysler is trying to pass off an AS tire as an AT tire, but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By Hogs
Re: Chrome trim pitting?

I noticed it after 2 weeks and 300 miles on the chrome trim around the window between the B and C pillars. At this point it buffed out, and I plan on putting a coat of wax on it this weekend.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-04-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,011
Posted By Hogs
Re: Laredo X With Chrome extras

There isn't one on the WK2.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,355
Posted By Hogs
Re: Rugged Brown Summit

Yeah I'm going to have to disagree that the pano roof is one of the best features on the WK2. Heck, I'm happy for you guys that are enjoying it somuch. But if you plan on keeping it past 6-7 years...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-27-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By Hogs
Re: My DIY Paint Protectant Film

I want to do the whole hood, and invisimask only offers the std 12' and bikini cut for the hood. And they are limited in that they only offer the kits for a few pieces. By going bulk I'm getting much...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-27-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By Hogs
My DIY Paint Protectant Film

I've been reading up for a few months now on this stuff, measured, remeasured, and measured again, and finally decided today was the day to order. I went with a combination of 3M and AD Nano, both in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-24-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,902
Posted By Hogs
Re: Center Console

I have about 1'' there.

Not saying this is the case for you, but I can see how if someone bigger sat in the passenger seat over time it cold push that bolster into the center console.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-20-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,773
Posted By Hogs
Re: Bwoody Short Ram Intake?

Group buy!! Count me in for 1 if the price is right.

Seriously, should I start a thread or just use this one to member feedback? I checked out the BWoody subforum but it doesn't look like Mike...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-19-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,670
Posted By Hogs
Re: Electronic Stability Control TSB

Thanks Cherodude. See my edit. It had already been done.

That's the first I've heard of the sticker. Where would it be located?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-19-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,670
Posted By Hogs
Re: Electronic Stability Control TSB

I dropped mine off this morning for some fit and finish fixes, and took the TSB info into them.

The service advisor just called and said that they hooked the computer up and it said "no updates...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-19-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,523
Posted By Hogs
Re: Got Wood?

I like the blue. Looks like that filter took a little beatin' though. It's easy to do.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-18-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,264
Posted By Hogs
Re: Do you like your 430N or should I custom order?

430 here, and I like it.

I like it a lot.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-14-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,478
Posted By Hogs
Re: Shark fin

Ordered mine a few weeks before you guys did the group buy, and it took a little over 3 weeks from order until I recieved it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By Hogs
Re: Oil cap missing!

Bro' that sucks, and I hate that for you. Make sure you do that oil change asap. I'd also 'strongly request' free oil changes at the dealership. Whether it was the dealership or the plant's fault is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-13-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,284
Posted By Hogs
Re: Shudder solution!

THat was the 'refurb'd' TC that they put in correct?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Hogs
Re: Road Slush Gathering in Rear Door Jams?

Good call. Dielectric grease is perfect for that. I do it to all of my vehicles.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By Hogs
Re: Seating Question- Comfortable?

+1 Pwguy

I had no idea. I knew loosening the clamp allowed me to move the wheel up/down, but no idea it also allowed in/out. I just went out to the garage and tried it. It was very stiff,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,807
Posted By Hogs
Re: hard, rough downshifts to 2nd, 1st gear ???

This is interesting. I've noticed an occasional hard shifting at 20mph and again sometimes at 40mph on light to moderate acceleration.
I too checked the trans dip stick ice cold and it was WAY...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,198
Posted By Hogs
Re: Keyless Entry Problems 2010 Cherokee

Have you checked the fuses? Have you ever driven thru any substantial amounts of water?
Are you able to duplicate any of the problems or are they completely random? Do they occur at the same...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Hogs
Re: What metal are the doors made of?

Hate to hear that man.
And assuming it's more than just a touch spot, remember that a couple of thin brush coats are better than one thick coat. And let it dry completly between coats.
I'm not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,287
Posted By Hogs
Re: Anyone know when 2012s hit the lots?

I just don't see it myself. I'll be suprised if you see them on lots before the end of August, for a myriad of reasons. But logic seems to be thrown out the window when it comes to auto mfg's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-28-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Hogs
Re: Jeep can do what!

I saw the 2nd video last night and I've been dying to see what they were pulling up the hill.
My guess...a 2011 Ford Exploder owner who read that he had off road "capabilities."
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-28-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By Hogs
Re: Driver Side Mirror Reflection Seems Distorted

Mine is normal, though seeing the reflection of the brushed aluminum ac vent in it took some getting used to.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-27-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By Hogs
Re: HELP! First Post: Leasing a Laredo X package...Is this a good lease deal????

Ah, another variable, the trade. Sounds to me like they're overallowing on the trade since that's really about the only way a dealer can do a dealer trade and still sell below invoice. 99% of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-27-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By Hogs
Re: HELP! First Post: Leasing a Laredo X package...Is this a good lease deal???? has a great calcualtor, with a grading system that will tell you if it's a good deal.

It doesnt look like they're ripping your head off, but you're not getting a killer deal either....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-27-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By Hogs
Re: HELP! First Post: Leasing a Laredo X package...Is this a good lease deal????

No, it was an honest question, I was going to look at the dealer website and make sur ethe actual MSRP is 35390, not after some crazy dealer add ons.

But assuming thats the right MSRP, lets go...
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