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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-23-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By fun2drive
Re: What shift mode do you prefer: sport, eco off or eco on?

Have only driven in Eco mode and find it just fine. My Overland goes into Aero Mod at 55 mph which is standard....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-27-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Eco-diesel trim levels vs the diesel competition

Ditto Overland and use every feature. Would order the same. Liked the Summit but the interior color/ exterior color not my cup of tea. Also got the extended service contract (that is what you would...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-13-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2015 vs. 2016 Ecodiesel

Now 18K miles. In to the dealer for flash updates only and the fuel nozzle pickup which came loose. I have done two oil changes and posted my Blackstone results at the first oil change.
Wonderful...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-12-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,497
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 30K update

It is a good idea to change the Lifeguard 8 ZF ATF but for me 60k miles or maybe more will be just fine. Unless ZF changed the design the pan and filter are ABS plastic and are integral. All ZF 5-6-8...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,384
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2015 EcoDiesel DEF FACTORY SKID PLATE

I wonder if Jeep will have some TSB for the early 15's and 14's?
This doesn't speak well for Jeep if they don't given they know this was a problem and took a long time to do a solution but what are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-02-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Re-sale Value

What is the current value? I love my diesel Jeep so much I am selling my BMW to just be a one car owner.
I have no plans to sell mine for another 8 years so I guess that means I am not too concerned...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-28-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,343
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Poorer Mileage now, What's the reason?

Just back from a trip Florida to Ohio and return. 3 things contributed to my mileage; winter blend, headwinds, external temperatures.
I drove 77 up and back. I saw mileage of 25 mpg up and back....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-28-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Nozzel Fill Spout Came Out With Nozzel

Nothing came out the receiver is before the spring mounted cap that keep diesel from splashing out. As is true with most diesels I have owned I pump til the nozzle shuts off then stop. In my...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil Change Concern

What you see is pretty normal on a diesel engine. My Ford Superduty had the same thing and ran find when I sold it at 180K miles. Never used oil just some in the intercooler to intake. No big deal...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-27-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Nozzel Fill Spout Came Out With Nozzel

Dealership reseated the nozzle and said it had just come loose. Nothing broken but if your experience with diesel nozzles is like mine they are heavier than gas nozzles and unless you hold the nozzle...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-24-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Nozzel Fill Spout Came Out With Nozzel

You can just pull it out. It is held in place by on small plastic tab which does lock in but flimsy at best and pulls right back out as I demonstrated to the service writer.


If I can and the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-24-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By fun2drive
Diesel Nozzel Fill Spout Came Out With Nozzel

Looks Like I will need to take a trip to the dealer. My last fill up I go to pull my nozzle out of the receiver and the receiver comes out with it like 6" or so of it. I can see it is held in by a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,120
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Eco Diesel Mileage

Have just experienced low fuel mileage from Florida to Ohio. Low temps winter blend and head winds started me off at 18 mpg and once warm best I saw was 24.6. 15K miles so I know what is typical and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-10-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By fun2drive
Re: oil sample + 10,000 miles

Florida has many days with 100% humidity which means lots of moisture in the engine area.
As mentioned burning the moisture off will keep the TBN up. Remember this engine runs hot was designed to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-08-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Need help from experience diesel owners

My 19 DEC 14 build has been excellent. Had a few updates done and no issues. One oil change and on 15000 miles. Love it best vehicle ever. I see no point in buying a Jeep if you get 2WD. Might as...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-08-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By fun2drive
Re: oil sample + 10,000 miles

Did my first change at 7500 miles Blackstone results posted if you search my username. TBN was still high like around 3.4-8 which means that to reach 10K miles there is a huge reserve left. To be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Some maintenance tips.

When I do this I just collect it and put it in waste oil recycle...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-18-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil life algorithm still buggy

Mine is calculating perfectly....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-09-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil Cap Broken Tabs

Well the dealership had to reorder the part since they ordered an oil filter cap not an oil filler cap. Easy mistake to make. Interesting the service dept got the part and it was not just the cap but...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-01-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil Cap Broken Tabs

Dealership is getting me a new one since Im under 12mo/12K miles


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil Cap Broken Tabs

Into the engine someplace most likely sitting on top of the head. I am not pleased at all but these are plastic and will yield to metal. My only concern is them blocking a return oil drain hole....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By fun2drive
Re: New Owner - Couple of Fueling/Smell Questions

Fill until it cuts off then just wait for the foam to diminish. My Super Duty did this because of a air line that was too deep in the tank. I could literally add 4-5 more gallons. I suspect you have...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
Oil Cap Broken Tabs

Up north for the holidays and tried to remove my oil cap to add a touch of oil. Had to use pliers to get the cap off. I noticed 1 tab when I thought there were two. Reinstalling the cap the 2nd tab...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By fun2drive
Re: New CRD Impressions

There is a detailed huge thread on inspection done last year you might want to search for that. Regarding the ACC I have this in my Subaru as well and I have discovered just me using the fuel pedal I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF Line retention - RRT 14-075

AZSCOO
Sorry to hear about your dealer treatment. Mine has been excellent and
I rate them as good as
Or better than BMW. If possible find another dealer.
Male or female should make no difference...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Blackstone Oil Analysis 7500 mi

I am comfortable going 10k using Pennzoil since I have 16 qts left.
This is the best vehicle I have owned. That includes a lot of cars which my 1997 M3 BMW was the 2nd best.
Really enjoy driving...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Prices

Ohio best price was 3.41 cash truck stop in Dayton.
3.33 in Tenn
3.19 in Panama City, Fl
So it all depends on the taxes that the states levee.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Prices

3.25 here in the Florida Panhandle


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Blackstone Oil Analysis 7500 mi

No actually I don't think I am an idiot. Did you read the Blackstone report?
Why don't you run along now and go piss on someone's thread.
Really appreciate the value you have provided to this one....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel - No longer for France!

All of Europe had been moving away from diesels and going to gas/ hybrid for the last 10 years. This is driven by the Euro emissions regulations which makes it very difficult to meet...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Blackstone Oil Analysis 7500 mi

I seldom idle my JGC so the result is puzzling. I get great fuel economy and don't get stuck in stop and go traffic.
Good news is that this oil was easily good for another 2500 miles with a TBN of...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By fun2drive
Blackstone Oil Analysis 7500 mi

Here are the results of 10 months operation at around 7500 miles. Note the fuel in oil and the TBN which is excellent. I am comfortable with going for 10K miles between changes now.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By fun2drive
Re: What is this dash light?

Ha ha I was driving from one town to another 60 miles apart on 2 lane road and noticed the green sport flag. Huh what the heck is that never have seen that before. After a few minutes I wonder if...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-19-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,723
Posted By fun2drive
Re: U connect subscription expired

I have never used mine so I can't understand needing it in the future....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Oil change intervals

Changed my oil today with 14% to go. I had my flash update done and I changed at 7353 miles. I took an oil sample and will mail it off to Blackstone tomorrow.
I want to see how the TBN is holding...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Whistling/whining noise when engine running

I have the whistle sound as well. Mine goes away when warm. What I find interesting is that this engine is so quiet to what I was used to that my previous rides you would never hear this whistle...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel Prices

Filled up yesterday at $3.44 regular $2.77 high test about the same as diesel.
I used to fill my SuperDuty up in 2003 for $1.00 gallon a lot of times before our governments decided that we need to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Fuel pump nozzle trapped in capless filler

Never had that problem but I am careful when inserting the nozzle in the capless fuel tank opening.
This was a typical low volume nozzle not the high volume one?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,648
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Maintenance Schedule

This ZF transmission is serviced, checked and filled like virtually all 5-6-8 spd ZF transmissions.
To check the fluid level you have the engine running temperature of the transmission fluid between...
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