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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,843
Posted By Swampy
Re: CRD oil on special

Shell in Australia are a bit all over the shop in regard to product data.

Below is the link to Shell Australia Product Data 2013 that shows Shell Helix Ultra Extra having all the right approvals...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 23,332
Posted By Swampy
Re: Jeep service costs

Hi Glenn

Overland should have the Quadra-Drive.

Friction modifiers are only technically required for the rear ELSD but can go in the front, no probs. The reason they specifiy that friction...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 23,332
Posted By Swampy
Re: Jeep service costs

This maybe in theory, however be careful as that is rarely the case.

Example is Redline Diff Oils

75W85 @ 40deg C cSt = 68
75W90 @ 40deg C cSt = 112
75W140 @ 40deg C cSt = 179

Naturally...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-01-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 23,332
Posted By Swampy
Re: Jeep service costs

Hi John

I always take Oil vendor websites with a pinch of salt as often they will recommend oils that may not strictly comply with specifications. Often they will use terms like "can be used" or...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-18-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Swampy
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

Hi Glenn

Print out the pics below and take them with you to the Wheel Alignment Guy.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-22-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,824
Posted By Swampy
Re: ENFORCER'S Oil Change Guide for a 2011 VM Motori CRD

Hi Aussie

While the vehicle is under warranty I always use OEM parts.

Oil filter and Air Filter about $52ea from the dealer.

OEM Diesel fuel filters are a killer. About $125 ea and you...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-16-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,824
Posted By Swampy
I self perform all my own vehicle servicing and...

I self perform all my own vehicle servicing and use OEM parts and fluids other than the diff oils for which I use Redline. For engine oil in the CRD I'm currently using Mobil 1 5w30 ESP. I also keep...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-16-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,824
Posted By Swampy
Re: ENFORCER'S Oil Change Guide for a 2011 VM Motori CRD

Yes, they have, will just need to search.

Helloflot cheaper, that's for sure, just not sure if I am game.

Just got two x Diesel Fuel filters last week from Jeep. $125......EACH!

No wonder...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Swampy
Re: Mopar Axle / Diff Oil

Actually

I just downloaded the Edition 6 of the 2012 manual from Jeep US sites. They now have all diff oils at 75W-85 GL5 , ELSD with friction modifier.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Swampy
Re: Mopar Axle / Diff Oil

Well, after trolling through similar threads on this in Jeepgarage, it appears that many others have asked similar questions, however the Owners Manuals are wrong and the 75W-85 is correct.

The...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Swampy
Re: Mopar Axle / Diff Oil

I downloaded and checked one of the American owners manuals today and they had the same diff oil spec as our Australian ones.

So based on that, I think I will go with whats in our owners manual.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-19-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,126
Posted By Swampy
Re: GPS points of interest

I have just got off the phone with CJD customer help line again, 3rd time in 2 weeks (1300 133 079) and they are still following up on the navigation system issues. I intend to persue this one as the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-17-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,497
Posted By Swampy
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

If you feel more comfortable seeing MS 11106 referenced then maybe try and source:

"Mobil 1™ ESP Formula 5W-30"

Applications
Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 is recommended for all types of modern...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-06-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,497
Posted By Swampy
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

I always wash my vehicles before they go into the shop for a couple of reasons:

1) If it looks clean, they won't try and wash it.
2) Even if you tell them not to wash it, sometimes the message...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By Swampy
Re: Fixed price service

It says in the service and warranty handbook that you are entitled to one free wheel alignment under warranty.

I got mine for free.:)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Swampy
Re: Looks like we're not the only ones with gripes...

I think that you will find it is diesel dilution. On some diesels with a DPF the engine management system injects more diesel into the engine to increase the exhaust gas temperatures for the DPF for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-16-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,217
Posted By Swampy
Re: Navigation System Quirks

Phoned Jeep Customer care and lodged my complaint re the Nav system this morning.

The guy said that they are aware of the problem and that an update is due mid next month, somewhere between 15th...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-09-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Swampy
Left Stranded by Faulty Key Fob

Hello to all.

Just thought I would relay what happened to my wife yesterday when she was left stranded after the car wouldn't start.

She was out and about and when returned to the car with...
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