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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-30-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By ernestd
Re: defrost vent disbonding

This is a common defect for previous years also,my dealer ordered 3 before a good one was received.Takes about 5 minutes to install.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By ernestd
Re: 2011 air suspension problem

Had the same issue last fall! Dealer repalced the air compressor under warranty.
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 01-02-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By ernestd
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Air Ride suspension

My compressor blew in August 2015, had it replaced under extended warranty.
The dealer did replace all of the fittings associated with it.
Good luck.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 12-08-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By ernestd
Re: Front defrost causing dash/vent separation

Defectife part,have it replaced.
I went through 3 before a good one was delivered.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By ernestd
Re: B Pillar Trim Replacement

Had 2 of these things replaced on my vehicle and they are aluminum and held in place with two sided tape. Easy and fast repair,dealer did both in under an hour.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-01-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By ernestd
Re: What service should I ask to be performed?

Change transfer case and front and rear axle fluids for now.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-30-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By ernestd
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-18-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By ernestd
Re: Nokian Tires opinions

Have had these tires on my 2011 overland for 18 months now.They are the very best tires money can buy! Excellent road grip in any weather and they are extremely quiet. I will only buy this brand of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By ernestd
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By ernestd
Re: First broken part after 26 hours of ownership :(

Dealer will replace it under warranty!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-01-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By ernestd
Re: Ink on Leather Seat!!

I have found that Naphta works very well for removing just about any stain from car interiors.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By ernestd
Re: Steering wheel replacement - 2015 Overland

My steering wheel arrived damaged when delivered.
My selling dealer had a complete new steering wheel in 2 days and did the install in about 45 minutes.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By ernestd
Re: Nokian WRG3 SUV

Ive had the WRG3SUV tires for 5000 k.By far the very best tire I have ever owned;smooth riding , quiet , excellent traction in all weather conditions. It's a bit pricey but well worth the extra...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-05-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,692
Posted By ernestd
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

I had the exact same issue that you have! Got home one evening and pressed the Park button and we heard the compressor making some serious banging noises and then abruptly stopped.The front end...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By ernestd
Re: Rear Rocker Moulding separating from vehicle

Looks like they missed a plastic rivet!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-23-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,217
Posted By ernestd
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

Had a set of Nokian WR G3 SUV installed yesterday on my 2011 Overland.
Now I know what a great tire is like!
Much more quiet and smooth riding than the stock 20 inch Forteras , and absolutely no...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-19-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By ernestd
Re: For anyone thinking about opticoat

Agree! I lather my ride with the stuff twice a year.keeps the paint looking like new.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By ernestd
Re: 2012 GCHEROKEE antenna woes

Had this issue a while back.
Ordered a 2.75 inch stubby antenna from CravenSpeed.
The look is very clean , the Stubby antenna screws into your existing base.
Installs in seconds and always clears...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By ernestd
Re: Power doorlock actuator failure

This is one of the reasons why I purchased the 7 year, 140000 km warranty with 0$ deductible! Any electrical issue or other problems and off to the dealer I go.
Enjoy your ride.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-09-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,873
Posted By ernestd
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-07-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,397
Posted By ernestd
Re: leather seats

My 2011 overland has 100% leather seats including bolsters.
Headrests are vinyl.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-30-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By ernestd
Re: Windshield Washer Nozzle Broken

Mine broke in the spring.
Poor design/part.
Got it done under warranty.
Good luck.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-30-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By ernestd
Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Sunroof Drain Holes

Are you absolutely positive that your leak is coming from the sunroof ?looks to me like these things are sealed pretty tight.
Have you looked around at your windshield seal ?
Good luck
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-25-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By ernestd
Re: Has any one noticed this?

My does this occasionally.
I've just learned to live with it.
There must be a glitch in the electronics.
Enjoy your vehicle.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-25-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,365
Posted By ernestd
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-22-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By ernestd
Re: We are getting ripped off

No one is forcing the consumer to purchase anything you don't want!
If you feel that you're being ripped off, go buy the competitors product.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By ernestd
Re: Broken antenna 2013 GC

Get yourself the aluminum Stubby antenna.
The reception is excellent ,the look is sleek and doesn't mess up the look of the jeep like the gimmicky Shark Fin antenna!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-20-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By ernestd
Re: paint sealant

Optimum Opti-seal works for me.
Truly an excellent product.
Follow with an excellent wax for ultimate durability and shine.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By ernestd
2011 overland rear brake squeal.

Anyone here have rear brake squeal on their vehicles?
I have 40000 km on my vehicle,lots of pad material left.
Just before coming to a stop the rear brakes produce a high pitched squeal.
Any ideas?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By ernestd
Re: Minor Interior panel creaks and squeaks

Happy to hear that the fix is working for you.
Enjoy your vehicle.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-18-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,140
Posted By ernestd
Re: leather seats waranty claim

It all looks like normal wear .Keep it clean and moisturize it once in a while and it should be ok for the life of your vehicle.
The quality of this leather is in my opinion quite good.
Enjoy your...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By ernestd
Re: Minor Interior panel creaks and squeaks

I agree the Kritox was expensive.
The Gummi Pflege is also an excellent product.
I'm sure you will have these creaks under control shortly.
Good luck
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,055
Posted By ernestd
Re: Overland Leather dash issue

I had a problem with the windshield defroster warping. It took 5 new ones before I got one that didn't warp . When that defroster is removed you can easily access the edge of that warping leather....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-14-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By ernestd
Re: Minor Interior panel creaks and squeaks

DuPont krytox GPL-105 oil Lubricant does the trick all the time.
Don't mess up your interior with all that other stuff. I know what I'm talking about.Ive eliminated all the squeaks in my vehicle...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-13-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By ernestd
Re: Minor Interior panel creaks and squeaks

I've used DuPont Krytox with excellent results.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-08-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,855
Posted By ernestd
Re: Deer 1 - 2012 GC Overland 0

Glad you survived without a scratch.
The Jeep did its job.
Enjoy your new Jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-07-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,445
Posted By ernestd
Re: Rear Left Shock Leaking

Had the same issue with my vehicle.
First had the passenger rear replaced due to leaking and four or five weeks later had the drivers rear replaced due to leaking fluid.Has been ok for about a year...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By ernestd
Re: Here is a strange problem

I had my TIPM changed at 200 kilometers and everything worked fine.
The TIPM appears to be a series of motherboards stacked upon each other,so any one or all of those boards could be defective.Also...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-27-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,713
Posted By ernestd
Re: Adding OEM Remote Start after Purchase

My jeep came with the factory unit and it works flawlessly.
Personally,all of this aftermarket stuff sounds easy to install until you get your hands in there.
If you really want remote start,get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,012
Posted By ernestd
Re: Rear hatch button does not work !

I had the same issue.
Button stopped working after two years.
The dealer ordered complete chrome brow with button already in it.
It took six weeks to procure the part.
The installation was...
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