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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Sammzway
Re: My First Jeep

From my personal experience, I wish I had gone with the Hemi when I bought my wk2. My Pentastar just took a crap and even with chrysler's extended warranty/TSB, dealers didn't want to touch it, which...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,079
Posted By Sammzway
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,079
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Owners: Would you buy your Grand Cherokee again?

You nailed it here. Jeep/Chrysler makes great product but their incompetent dealer staff and managerial staff are what will drive many people away (again). This along with a few more things is what...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,079
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Owners: Would you buy your Grand Cherokee again?

Trust me, dealers will take any car if the price is right. Question is how much of a hit are you willing to take?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,079
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Owners: Would you buy your Grand Cherokee again?

Hey it's funny you created this thread. As I just responded to one of my own thread, I saw this one pop up so I figured i'll share my experience before exiting.

WK2s are great SUVs. We've owned...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

Traded the wk2 for a highlander. Thank you for all the help fellas. I appreciate your support and guidance. You fellas are the only reason I had whatever confidence was left when I got behind the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

So I had a local shop run all the codes again (paid $90 diagnostic fee) and received a print out. Code P0304 popped up, which is covered by the TSB that you fellas attached earlier. I will be...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

Thanks for the info and attachment. I appreciate all the help guys. I will be taking it to a different dealer when I get a chance. For those who knows Long Island (it's Atlantic Chrysler dodge and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

Ok guys finally found the car and it's pretty much what the link says above. Cylinder may be cracked or bent and it's roughly $3,000 repair. Jeep is saying I pay first and then see if Chrysler will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

Wow that's major. Is that a TSB or pay out of pocket deal? I'm leaning towards dumping the car more so now than ever because of my dealer service department experience. I called them for an update...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sammzway
2011 Laredo X - V6 - engine issue

Hey guys, well I finally got hit with my 1st major issue at 73k miles. Truck has been flawless until this issue. So as I was trying to merge onto the freeway, as I depressed the gas pedal halfway,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Brakes - rotors and pads

Ahh got it. Thank you for the helpful tips. I'll just change the pads for safe measure.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 high milage hemi expectations?

It's a hit or miss kind of a thing when it comes to car luck. My 2011 V6 has been bullet proof and I'm currently at 73k miles. All until now of course lol. It's currently at the dealer because of a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Am I dreaming? Is this thing on? Strange honks at night.

Happened to me several times dude. Usually happens more often Friday and Saturday night. My truck would blast off horn non stop and wake me from my sleep. My wife usually yells at me and says stop...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Sammzway
Brakes - rotors and pads

Hey folks, I have about 73k miles on my 2011 Laredo. I can def feel the stock brakes being a bit weaker now although I haven't heard of any squealing or squeaking yet. I would like to be prepared...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

Since this is a learning experience for me, I have real silly questions.

Can I get away with 275/65/r18?

I would like to go as big and rugged as possible without issues.

I pretty much want...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

I don't have QT, it's Laredo X with stock suspension. Would you say the ride is hard like someone else mentioned? I don't mind the noise as long as the ride isn't too harsh. Do you have any pictures...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

Thanks for the replies guys and gals. Yeah I searched but couldn't find accurate details and reviews on the 18s, most info were on 20s. I'll try to dig up old threads when I have some time.

I'll...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

Yes it is, I just wanted to double check.

Another question I have is, how big can I go on my stock 18s without any issues?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sammzway
Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

Hi guys,

I am currently looking to upgrade the tires on our GC and need some help/tips. I would like to go the slightly aggressive route and searched here and tirerack for my options. I trimmed...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-07-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,009
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Service Bulletin 21-006-13 '09-'12 WK/'09-'10 XK 5.7L FLASH: Transmission

As silly as that sounds but yes. Dealers are frustrating to deal with sometimes but playing stupid with them tends to work very well. Of course by playing stupid I mean print out ALL the TSB...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-06-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,009
Posted By Sammzway
The dealer will not perform the TSB unless you're...

The dealer will not perform the TSB unless you're experiencing any problem. So you have to explain to them about your experience with the tranny issues.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Sammzway
They figured if it ain't broke don't fix it. Look...

They figured if it ain't broke don't fix it. Look at most of Toyota's SUVs, it takes almost 7 years to refresh and revamp the look.

Congrats on the switch, reliability wise I'm sure this decision...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-03-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 38,554
Posted By Sammzway
I'm glad someone gets it. :) But seriously...

I'm glad someone gets it. :)

But seriously though, it's amazing how they just kicked the 11-13 3.6L owners to the side. I guess they figured we will just get used to the confused tranny. I love...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,009
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Service Bulletin 21-006-13 '09-'12 WK/'09-'10 XK 5.7L FLASH: Transmission

Can you please point me to that direction my good man?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-03-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 38,554
Posted By Sammzway
What confused me is it says 2014 but side note...

What confused me is it says 2014 but side note says : This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before July 14, 2013 (MDH 0714XX) equipped with the 3.6L engine (Sales Code ERB) and the 845RE...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-03-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 38,554
Posted By Sammzway
Is this for ALL the 3.6l wk2 or just 2014?

Is this for ALL the 3.6l wk2 or just 2014?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-03-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,009
Posted By Sammzway
Damn it, nothing for the 3.6L? :(

Damn it, nothing for the 3.6L? :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2011 Jeep GC - lease end decision

Thanks fellas. I appreciate the help and wise words. The private party value is 25,000 and my buy out is 18,000. I would not feel comfortable purchasing a used vehicle because of not knowing how it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Sammzway
2011 Jeep GC - lease end decision

Hey guys well our 2011's lease is coming to an end very soon. Jeep already started harassing us about test driving a 14 model and sign a new lease. Jeep is mainly my wife's DD and she loves it but we...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-22-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,474
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Anyone else hate the new '14 key fobs?

Nope, you have to pay the dealer fee and have it done through them. It takes at most 10 minutes to do the programming. But they have to make a living too right? :rolleyes:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,474
Posted By Sammzway
You can purchase the key fob online and or dealer...

You can purchase the key fob online and or dealer then make an appointment with jeep service department and they will program it for you. I think the fob is like 100 bucks and to program it is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,825
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Anyone concerned people will confuse their gorgeous WK2 with the 2014 Cherokee?

:D How dare you down play their over priced snob cart? You're right, there's certain pleasure in bruising someone's ego with an over priced vehicle. :slapfight:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,825
Posted By Sammzway
Re: Anyone concerned people will confuse their gorgeous WK2 with the 2014 Cherokee?

Interesting you bring this up. Usually this is how my conversation with average parking lot bystanders go:

Random guy: Hey is that the new Jeep?
Me: Yes.
Random guy: Jeep Liberty right? The...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-31-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 48k service being done

Thanks, sometimes I feel like it'll never get done. When I first started I thought I can bang this out easy but ran into an electrical nightmare. Had to gut ALL the electrical and re-wire the entire...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,972
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2013 Jeep Deals

Also, keep in mind that no matter how much of a good deal you score, someone else will have a better deal they scored. LOL.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,810
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 2012 Overland or 2014 Limited?

Don't forget the price difference. Dealers are trying to push all the 12-13 MY out of their inventory. There are great incentives depending on the dealer.

Test drive both vehicles and let us...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-31-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Sammzway
Re: 48k service being done

Yes you're right however i'm not sure why they have a 3 next to the differentials. Perhaps a typo. The description states front differential, rear differential, transfer case, drive line maintenance....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-30-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Sammzway
Well the paperwork claims they changed oil, 3...

Well the paperwork claims they changed oil, 3 differential service and changed front fog lights since both were out.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-28-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Sammzway
48k service being done

Hello boys and girls, I just wanted to share my service stories with you folks. Just dropped off wife's wk2 for the 48k 4x4 maintenance that is recommended by the dealer. Yes I know that maybe it is...
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