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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 30,900
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Carplay

Released today - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands, including Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, RAM and Abarth, will not support CarPlay in 2016 models, and the auto group has not announced...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-02-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,876
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: The Towing thread

I like the idea of a snorkel, but with all of those electrical systems under the front seat, I wonder if travelling through water deeper than the height of the car is worth the trouble.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Thanks for your update and info. I'm finding my Thumper Elite 110aH requires a minimum of 13.2V from the feed to recharge whilst driving. Initial starting voltage is around 14V but once the main...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

I am trying to lift the base rate above 13.2V which is the kick in point for the Thumper to recommence charging. The resting point seems to be consistently set between 12.8-13.0V.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-09-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Has anyone looked at using one of these - http://www.piranhaoffroad.com.au/product/dual-battery-management/aoc

The fuse box has a 5A fuse in position F52 labelled Battery Sensor, I'm wondering...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,876
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: The Towing thread

Did you need to remove your lower front panel, or could of you left it on whilst on Fraser. I too get 11L/100 towing on the highway. Can't fault the towing of this vehicle.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep, at 40k the Kumho's front left needed replacing due to alignment issues. I reckon I had another 10 K left on the others. Decided to replace with a full set of Bridgestone D697s. Heading out on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-28-2015, 08:52 AM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I'm having the same issue and have had a wheel alignment twice after changing OEM tyres at 40 K. The front left tyre was beyond normal wear with the outside well worn. I'm not convinced after...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2015, 10:34 AM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

The lower trim needs to be removed for these sliders to be installed. Unfortunately I don't have my tools with me in WA, so I had them installed by SBR Offroad in Perth. You can get more info from...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2015, 04:16 AM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Since installing the rock sliders, I've also replaced my tyres with a more aggressive tread (Bridgestone D697). I've been through some local National Parks in WA and have noticed less road grime up...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2015, 09:40 AM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had the same issue with chips on the rear trim whilst travelling off-road, so I went for a set of rock sliders.

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 38,203
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

I got mine installed at SBR. The install was of high quality and I've had no issues with it. 5556155562


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 80,286
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Hi Snuke. It's not the app that creates the issue. The moment I connect the OBD2 to the vehicle, the alarm comes on. This is before I connect to the wifi. I've also looked at Static IP and DHCP...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 80,286
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Except that I am using wifi and iPad. I can't use Torque as it is Android based. I'm looking for an iOS solution.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 80,286
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

I've been chatting to futuresystem about some issues I had with my OBD2 connection. I bought the following item off eBay - VGATE iCar 3 OBD2 OBD ELM327 WIFI Car Diagnostic Scan Tool ANDROID iPHONE /...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-23-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 80,286
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Well some feedback on this issue. On my 30K service back in December, I also provided my oil for service and provided 8 litres of Mobil and was advised I was lucky to have a spare bottle in the boot...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-23-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,538
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: exhaust system regeneration process

Some positive feedback. I went to the service department with the December report in hand and they immediately said they were aware of the issue and whilst there was no need for a recall, they...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,538
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: exhaust system regeneration process

Well that notice would of been good to know. I'm now in Limp Mode with no notice from the EVIC and have 36000 km completed. First time. Needs a full service to correct.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-28-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 38,203
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

Sorry for the delay. I'm in Perth and using SRB Off Road. Their work with Wranglers is quite impressive but they are familiar with Grand Cherokee as well.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-25-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 38,203
Posted By Butts_Oz
ARB Bullbar Delayed

Well last week I took the plunge and ordered the Uneek Rock Sliders for my MY14 CRD. After tripping around on dirt roads over the past 6 months, the amount of chips appearing around the rear trim...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-14-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: Uneek 4 X 4 Rocksliders Installation

Just checking the colour of your Jeep. I plan to add these to my vehicle which is maximum steel. Can't quite tell if yours is the same. It looks great and not sure if I'd bother colour matching.
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-24-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 124,040
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Have I missed something here? Are we able to fit Mopar Tow Hooks to '14 WK2 models now. What's changed?


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-23-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Hi Russell, I'm seeing the same issues and of the same theory. If the thumper is seen in parallel to the main battery and has enough charge, then it's happy at 13 V. I am assuming that the display...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-23-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Hi Chocco, I'm travelling around SW WA and it's not hot at the moment, barely reaching 20 deg. Temperature doesn't seem to matter. It's a lottery at which level of charge I'm at. The other day it...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-23-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,229
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Hi all electrical geniuses out there. I thought I was on a winner after purchasing the Thumper Elite 110. The main feature was portability and the ability to charge on the run and use solar when...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 71,296
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

I've now towed nearly 20K with the camper behind. I was wondering if this might of caused my problem. I've also enjoyed 4WDing throughout WA and been to see some amazing sites. More trips planned....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 71,296
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

When they stripped the interior, they placed the sub-frame under some stresses and noticed some additional movement in the rear structure. Some spot welds to strengthen and all was good. If this is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 71,296
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Yep, same issue for me. The dealer tried by replacing the sunroof. As it turned out, they removed the interior and found they needed to weld a joint at the rear. It took a week to find the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-04-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I'm looking at the same transition from Kumho to Bridgestone 697. I'd be interested in your ride especially on the highway.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-21-2014, 10:02 PM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I can say the base cost for this service is $450. Anything on top of this is cream to the service department. I supplied my own oil and had my service completed for $335.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13,789
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Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I'm glad I'm not the only one to have shower in diesel. I actually was in line waiting for a car to stop refilling not noting the high volume sticker. Hey if he can use it, why can't I. I have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-19-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I saw a 'Black Hawk' version today of the GC Diesel. Looked impressive.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-17-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13,789
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Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had the same issue for my 20k service and they had to return the vehicle to have the oil data reset. I too have heard of the 'other' way to reset, but haven't tried this. My memory of this was...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-11-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13,789
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Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well today I've clocked 12 months and 27015 km with my Overland CRD. Started in Brisbane and now based in Perth, I've travelled 15000 km with the camper trailer (Complete Campsite, Kakadu with Boat...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-23-2014, 08:09 PM
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Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had this issue a few months back, but it seems to have self resolved itself. I have had a 20000 km service since and mentioned it. They said that there was no info on this issue yet.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 71,296
Posted By Butts_Oz
This justifies my expense on the bash plate I've...

This justifies my expense on the bash plate I've installed from Chief Products. Hopefully this will elevate any of these situations.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-27-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Thanks to Chief Products, I now have a safer...

Thanks to Chief Products, I now have a safer option for a bash plate. Better than the carpet option from Jeep. This now completes my Off-Road Adventure Pack.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-26-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
Actually I think I used the wrong dimension...

Actually I think I used the wrong dimension descriptor, the height will be the same (18 inch), but the width is less by 20 mm. So when you lay it in the recess area, you need to be careful in your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,041
Posted By Butts_Oz
This is where we need to be careful. Our normal...

This is where we need to be careful. Our normal running tyres are 265/65R18 so the spare is slightly smaller in diameter. So if you buy a full set of 5 tyres, you may want to check your new spare...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-22-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 124,040
Posted By Butts_Oz
So the adjustment required for fitting the tow...

So the adjustment required for fitting the tow hook requires you to cut out the space required for the hook to come through.
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