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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-01-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: '10 stereo in '06?

The 2010 stereo won't work in your 2006.They changed they Can Bus system in 2008.I had a 2007 nav head unit offered to me for free but didn't take it because it won't work in my 2008.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-04-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,064
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Keyless push button start?

That's the button.$18.00 for it.But it looks like you need the module to go with it.I only heard about the button.Can't imagine how expensive the module will be.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-02-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,064
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Keyless push button start?

Yes 18.I forgot to mention it is for the mecedes style ignition,2008 and above.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-01-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,064
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Keyless push button start?

Mopar has a start push button that I heard the SRT guys have used.I priced it out and was only around $18.00.You program it like a 3rd key fob to make it work.I can't find the part number I had wrote...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-26-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,762
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

They tested a new one on the Nerumberg Ring in Germany and it kicked ass.The tarck was wet after rain and it was blowing by Benzs & BMWs A girl that has run the track in GT cars for over 20 years...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: CB radio installed! Where to mount the antenna?

I have 2 extra ones if he realy needs it back.Even have the old motorola brick that still works.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: CB radio installed! Where to mount the antenna?

I use the laptop for GPS mapping and for editing and sending photos when I am mobile.That is why I have 2 cell phones.I use one of them for a mobile data link with the laptop.There is very few WiFi...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: CB radio installed! Where to mount the antenna?

Here is a shot with the laptop mounted.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: CB radio installed! Where to mount the antenna?

It's not mounted to the counsole.They are mounted to the Ram Mount pole for my laptop.I fabed all the mounts myself after looking at a Ram Mount because the Ram mount wasn't quite right.The pole was...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: CB radio installed! Where to mount the antenna?

No,it's the stock dash colors.But I sprayed the chrome bezel around the shifter with Tremclad Textured semi gloss black.Got tired of scrathes that were in it after cleaning the dust off the soft...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-26-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,061
Posted By fatfreddy
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-23-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: FCM? PCM? Help please.

Check your hi-beam relays.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-23-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Should I be concerned?

NO,that's exactly it.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-06-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Brake signal wire?

WKJeeps.com has a good write up and pictures of the way you hook up the wires.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-21-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Bluetooth Phone Volume

Use the volume control on the stereo.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-08-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,785
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: shift bezel tape

Speaking of other forums,it was stated on one that you can now buy the part you need separate from the whole shifter from a Jeep dealer.I can't remember the price but it was fairly cheap.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-28-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: P0430 Code and AirBag Light

Could be an oxygen sensor or a catylitic going bad.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-28-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: whats wrong with my jeep :(

To teach,recalibtrate the window you roll it up all the way and keep holding the window switch up for 2 seconds.Then roll it down and keep holding the switch down for 2 seconds.Go up agian and keep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-11-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,367
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: MIL & OBD lights on

You are welcome.You could still try taking the shift bezel apart and cleaning the contacts.I have heard that a lot of guys have done this and it has corrected the the goofy dash read outs and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-10-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,367
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: MIL & OBD lights on

I have heard that you can get the swirl motor done under emission warranty which is 8 years 80782 miles over here in Canada.Don't know how long your emission warranty is where you are,try to get them...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-09-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: heated mirrors on a 2007 laredo

If you find heated mirrors and the wiring matchs up you might have to go to the dealer and get them to activate the on off part of it.You might get lucky and they will turn on because they are...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-09-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,928
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Dealer PCM flash costs $$ !?

If the flash doesn't repair anything you have to pay even with extended warranty.I just went through that today because my MIL light was on due to an EGR fault.The procedure told them to delete the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-09-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,367
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: MIL & OBD lights on

First they put the WRONG oil in it.You are supposed to use 5/30 or 5/40 Mercedes spec 229.31 or 229.51.I would go back and find out the brand of oil they used and make sure it has the Mercedes specs...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-05-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Oil change question

Must be nice $8.99 a quart.I have to run special oil in my GC 3.0 deisel and the only place I can buy it in Canada is at the dealer for $12.69 a quart.While I have heard you can buy it in the States...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-13-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,104
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Winter Grille covers

Couldn't find your e-mail.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-11-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,006
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Power Seats not working....

WKJeeps.com has a good page about fuses.The owners manual sucks when you try to find fuse related stuff.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-11-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,104
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Winter Grille covers

I also have the diesel.I had a weather front made for it that just covered the main grill.It was 28 degrees below 0 fahrenheit when I went on a road trip and noticed my fuel milage took a dive.I got...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-23-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,392
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Looking to find sun sensor for auto headlights

You will probably have to go to a dealer and get them to activate the system with their StarScan tool so the CAN bus system will know you added the auto head light stuff.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-23-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Weird 4wd and brake issue

He is talking about the ABS sensors behind the disc brake rotors.Service 4 wheel drive warning could also be the motor on the transfer case that engages 4 wheel low.Mine went wonky,the sensor in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-09-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Dash chime/buzzer location

The chime is part of the printed circuit board on the guage cluster.I don't think you can remove it.Go the the dealer and get them to shut the TPMS off with the Star Scan tool.I think the code to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-21-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,252
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Dtc c140f

Mine was done unnder warranty.The part listed at around $479.00.Easy to put in yourself.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-20-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,252
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Dtc c140f

I just had the same thing a month ago.The dealer had to replce the motor that engages 4 wheel low.All is well now.Can't replace the sensor seperatly because it is a part of the drive end of the shift...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-25-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,648
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: weird sound when driving?

Maybe washing it blew a chunk of crap in behind a brake rotor shield or into the ABS tone ring.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-21-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Daytime running lights

The dealer can activate the daytime running lights with their StarScan tool so they will come on automatically.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,240
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: service Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.HELP

The dealer can disable it with the Starscan tool.I think the code is "xxxx".
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-06-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Next mod :)

You could do what I saw coming home from Edmonton a while back.I passed a 1965 Dodge station wagon with 1x6 cedar planks bolted to the side of the car.It looked better than the Mac Tac.Laughed about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-23-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: BA sound system Q's

I put JL TR350-CXi in the dash and Hertz ECX 165 in the rear doors.HUGE improvement over the Boston "Premium" speakers which don't even have tweeters in them.Not very "Premium".
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-23-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,547
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

I gues I will quit whining about getting 23 mpg on my 8 mile drive to work with my 08 GC diesel.And 27 mpg cruising at 75 mph.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-17-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Going to regular old valves good or bad move?

They are probably worried about the legal problems it would cause.I think the Starscan code was XXXX when they get to that part of the programing.Check Jeepforum.com.WK forum that's where I read...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-16-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By fatfreddy
Re: Going to regular old valves good or bad move?

I read on the other Jeep forum that you can hook the Starscan up and disable the tire pressure warning.
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