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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Sun Visor Recall

Didn't have to wait for either. Got appointments within a week of calling. Both went fine. No issues.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Cleaning Summit Interior

Totally agree on microfiber and Lexol. Lower doors and seat parts are plastic and get dirty so some additional scrubbing is needed at times. But for all the leather just a damp towel and a little...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,760
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: High Mileage WK2s

We have 40,300 miles on our 2012 Summit. Purchased in March 2012. Lots of long trips have added up , but to date no issues at all.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-24-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Tire dilemma - what would you do?

2011 Summit with Forteras as OEM. 6/32 tread at 38,000 mi. If I could get four more for $320, I'd do it in a second. They've been good tires and I'll look around late this summer when it's time...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Charlienmr
I had a hissing sound in my 12 GC that I thought...

I had a hissing sound in my 12 GC that I thought was a partially closed vent or damper. Turned that the coolant was low. Dealer refilled and tested and 20,000 miles later no problem. I would have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Recommended Tire Pressure

I live in a fairly moderate climate (Oregon) where temps seldom get below freezing, occasionally as low as the 20's. And although I do keep some winter goodies in the GC (cables, little food and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-25-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Charlienmr
Just returned from a great week in West...

Just returned from a great week in West Yellowstone. GC was a perfect way to get around in snow and very cold (-6). Drove from Portland and back. Snowmobiling. Park tours. Snowshoeing. Just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By Charlienmr
Boats all behave differently. Docking your boat...

Boats all behave differently. Docking your boat depends on your boat and the dock. And the current. And the wind. And the crazy guy wake surfing 30 ft from your dock. And whether your passengers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By Charlienmr
My Malibu is a 23 ft Wakesetter and for the best...

My Malibu is a 23 ft Wakesetter and for the best wake we flood three tanks and the boat settles nicely into the water. And then hopefully the pumps can push the water back out. Always worked so...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By Charlienmr
Boats do take time and money to own. DIY helps...

Boats do take time and money to own. DIY helps but you still need a good pro for some things. For a good time try changing the impeller (cooling pump) in a Malibu v-drive like mine. Someone...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Charlienmr
Found the link for 2014 headlights. ...

Found the link for 2014 headlights.
http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php/2013/01/jeep-headlights-have-tiny-surprise
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Charlienmr
I understand the 2014 GCs headlight assembly is...

I understand the 2014 GCs headlight assembly is made by Magneti Marellij, owned by Fiat. They make a lot of car parts and assembly. Read that on Allpar.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,130
Posted By Charlienmr
A meet up would be great, but I only have 12...

A meet up would be great, but I only have 12 Summit. Oh boohoo. Btw bought mine at NW in Beaverton and they were/have been great although little needed. I'll watch for place and time.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-10-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,371
Posted By Charlienmr
6 miles on my from the lot 12. The after an...

6 miles on my from the lot 12. The after an extended test drive and a training drive with dealer staff It had 15 miles.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-21-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,553
Posted By Charlienmr
Congrats. I'm still loving my 12 Summit. No...

Congrats. I'm still loving my 12 Summit. No problems after 13,000 miles. Wish I had the 8 spd and big screen.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-15-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,029
Posted By Charlienmr
The GX460 is about $14,000 more comparably...

The GX460 is about $14,000 more comparably equipped to a summit V8. And it's body on frame. I've ridden in one and prefer the jeeps ride. Back seat is poor as well. Towing isn't fun from what my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,746
Posted By Charlienmr
Love reading this thread when I need a good...

Love reading this thread when I need a good laugh! But seriously, did anyone else remember the early 2000's GCs that had a body colored grill with chrome accented slots? It did. Look it up. Of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,077
Posted By Charlienmr
12 GC Summit V6, 13,000 miles in 12 months. Not...

12 GC Summit V6, 13,000 miles in 12 months. Not one issue large or small. The JD Powers report in question as stated by others is for model year 2010. Wait a couple of years and we will see if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,858
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Facination with chrome on the WK2

if you like chrome, buy it or add it. If you don't like it, don't buy it or strip it. Easy. Right? I like it and the Summit was for me. Not fascinated with chrome. I like the look. Btw, not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,662
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: First Look: 2014 WK2 Likes/Dislikes

Upon furhter review .... Fiat owns a company called Magnetti-Morelli which I understand is now producing the 14 GC headlights and maybe the rear lights as well. M-M does lighting for many of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,662
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: First Look: 2014 WK2 Likes/Dislikes

New specs for all engines with 8-spped slook good. V6 towing goes up to 6200 with 8-speed. Don't mind the front grill change. To me it doesn't look like the Compass, the Compass looks like early...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: 730n not loud enough?

Which sound source? Sat, iPhone, am/fm, hd? or all sources? My volume (12 GC Summit w 730) is fine for everything by the iPhone. The sound needs to be much higher for that source.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,297
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Leather Seat Quality Experience MY 2013

2012 GC Summit with 11,000 miles. Seats,dash,etc all look great. No wear or fading at all. Very happy with the leather quality. I use Lexol cleaner every 3 months and conditioner every 6. No...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Merry Christmas Everyone!

Merry Christmas from Oregon to fellow Jeep lovers everywhere. And of course, a happy Jeep New Year.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,985
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

I use sport mode on the dry winding roads around my place in Oregon. As I can't try the various things it does individually (lower, shift pt differences, and 80/20 torque) it's hard to pin point...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,477
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: mopar express lane -- express is used loosely.

Wife took our GC in for its first lube service (free of course) and the quick service was. 30 minutes in and out. She hooked up to the free wifi and drank their free bottled water while ignoring...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Just traded my 2013 for a 2013...yup I'm crazy!

Happy for all who got the right vehicle. No vehicle trading for me. My wife wants a new house after less than three years in our current home.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-19-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: thought I would share.

Endeavour will the flying over the GoldenGate bridge Friday unreported are correct. Darn, I am up in Oregon this week, but a friend will be taking pictures. Responsibly I won't be there. Bet it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,236
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

2012 V6 Overland Summit, 4000 miles and no problems. My wife and I both enjoy driving it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,172
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Moose Test -- Full Story

The German protocol for their testing is very clearly defined ANC follows industry accepted standards that make their testing much more believable. Video of the bad Swedish test proved only that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-08-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,434
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Not Trail Rated

To repeat what the others are saying, tires are the key. Lots of posts on tires people are using or would like to use. That will also help the most if you live in a snowy area and thn off roading...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: First Rain, Great Wipers, Water Splash Noise?

Rain? Ha. Our GC (purchased in early March this year) lives in Oregon just south of Portland and the rain sensing wipers are great. They have to be, and i think about half of the miles on the car...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-07-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 25,591
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

Here's a quick summary of the 100's of previous posts on this subject.

V8 :slapfight: V6

I got the V6 because I didn't see a need for the V8. We will be taking alot of longer trips in it and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-04-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Driving on a cloud

I am used to good rides. My Jaguar XJ has air springs and the GC feels almost as smooth. OTOH my wifes BMW650 is harsh in comparison. In sport mode it is a very hard ride. The GC is such an...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-27-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Quadra Lift and Selec Terrain Malfunction?

sport on dry roads. But I live in Oregon so auto a lot of the time.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Poll: Yay or Nay?
Views: 3,241
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Yay or Nay?

just a little puddle.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,334
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Add "Trail Rated" Badge to GC Limited?

Actually, the best looking thing in your pictures are the white sidewall. I'd go with that.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 51,495
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

2000 TJ w a few goodies added. Had to let it go when the repair bill hit nearly $4k. But it was like saying goodbye to an old friend.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-22-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Brand new JGC

Congrats on the new ride. Just broke the 500 mile mark, so now my wife can drive it like she likes.;). Really does feel European and the fit and finish are better than I could have expected. Good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By Charlienmr
Re: Wickstrom Jeep Barrington Illinois

tried three different BMW dealers in the Bay Area, CA. Three shades of terrible. Johnson Acura dealer is great. My father-in-law swore off Lexus because of lying and dishonesty his and dishonesty...
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