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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 07-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Vehicle Phone needs service?

Sorry about the delay. Here is what is on the Work Order from my last round. If the new UConnect Software does not fix this issue you may need to ask them if they have pulled any codes, and if so...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 07-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By MajorTom
Vehicle Phone needs service?

I will find the paperwork later tonight and post the code for the open antenna. I can almost guarantee this is the issue. The only real fix is to replace the antenna and cable. That is what finally...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 07-04-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Vehicle Phone needs service?

Please search for earlier posts by me and share the info with your dealer. Open antenna issue.


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By MajorTom
2015 limited

They won't start building the 2015 models until July 21st. ( see post by Milous for 2015 information in first page of forum). With that in mind it will be 6-9 weeks from there. The initial launch...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-30-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By MajorTom
HVAC Too hot - TSB!

I would call customer service and open a case saying it has the same symptoms as described in the TSB. Get it logged and maybe they will expand the build dates to include yours.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By MajorTom
Re: HVAC Too hot - TSB!

I always make it a habit to ask them to check for any TSB's when in for service. I usually know prior to going in if there are any so I check the work order before leaving to be sure it was done and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-29-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By MajorTom
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee leaking water

My drain on the passenger side was crimped. Water was coming out of the control panel and sounded like a percolating coffee pot as it tried to drain. All I know is they fixed it. Don't know if it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By MajorTom
Re: HVAC Too hot - TSB!

I always give them time to hopefully figure it out. In this case I started the process and told them I would let them know if a fix was released. I took it in and gave them the TSB info just as I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

Since having the TSB completed we have only had one day where the heat has been required. I had the temp set at 72 and for once was not required to lower it to 68 to stay comfortable (also in auto...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

Sent you a PM. Maybe two. My phone died as I was sending the first one. Glad I have two phones
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

Mine is scheduled for 9:00am tomorrow.


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-01-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Sallemand....garage opener

Sorry I didn't see your thread earlier. After working with several vehicles with Home-Link this is what I have discovered. You must use an ORIGINAL remote to program Home-Link. I have replacement...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
One would hope they would try the software fix...

One would hope they would try the software fix first and if not resolved then the head unit. Changing both at the same time will not pinpoint the culprit. If it takes a new head unit I am all for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-19-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
If they get it fixed with the new head unit and...

If they get it fixed with the new head unit and software be sure to get the TSB or STARCASE number and post for the rest of us 'sauna' users. I have a December build also.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,914
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Uconnect wish list

Once a call is completed, have the screen revert back to the Radio Screen or Media Screen, whatever was in use before the call instead of staying on the phone screen.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

Ok, got mine back today with the new sensor, no change! They called Chrysler and they said to test others on the lot. The service tech used my thermometer and sure enough, they all worked the same...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
STAR told them to replace the internal...

STAR told them to replace the internal thermostat. Well we shall see!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Set to 70 this morning. Air coming from vent was...

Set to 70 this morning. Air coming from vent was 140. Showed the service tech the short video. He was in agreement that it was a bit on the high side. I believe we will have a STAR case opened. If...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-21-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
My dealer had a tech in from Detroit on my...

My dealer had a tech in from Detroit on my original Grand. We spoke for a bit and took a test drive together. This was to troubleshoot the always on headlight issue I was having. So if they are...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-21-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Ours has all but the pano sunroof on it. No...

Ours has all but the pano sunroof on it. No movement since going off hold but I don't expect anything until tomorrow or Monday. Then, if it follows others I have been watching it will go back to TNAP...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-18-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Went off hold today so about another 12 days is...

Went off hold today so about another 12 days is my guess
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 30,354
Posted By MajorTom
Wait till summer and you set it on 68 and it...

Wait till summer and you set it on 68 and it doesn't cool down, just heard it up and makes it unbearable. Then maybe they will realize it is 'not working normally'
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-12-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Status has changed to 'on hold' as of yesterday...

Status has changed to 'on hold' as of yesterday morning. How awesome is that. Jeep customer service called and said WE would have it by the weekend, not that the dealer would receive it this...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-12-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
I'm used to it. The wife on the other hand,...

I'm used to it. The wife on the other hand, that's another story. I went through two Grand Cherokee builds in less than a year and watched those all through VOTS and MOTS. Neither got stuck in...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Current Status

Spoke to Jeep Customer Service. Finally got a status on the wife's Cherokee Trailhawk. It is status JB which, per Milous means it was JB shipped to body vendor. Guess that is back to the Toledo...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Well we are seeing movement again so guess...

Well we are seeing movement again so guess somebody rebooted the system and it went wacko. Then what else is new with the VOTS system!!
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Might be a snafu with VOTS. Waiting to see but we...

Might be a snafu with VOTS. Waiting to see but we have contacted the dealer to start a search for one
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Well bad news it appears. When our Trailhawk went...

Well bad news it appears. When our Trailhawk went from Toledo to Michigan for inspection I figured something was up. After 8 weeks we get an email saying your jeep is beginning to build for the...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By MajorTom
Not sure why but the number of text messages on...

Not sure why but the number of text messages on the phone can cause this. New jeep didn't work until I deleted all of my text messages. Not the best thing but it seemed to fix it for me. As I said...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-05-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By MajorTom
Re: iPhone Text Message Issue

Try deleting all the text messages on the phone. Also since this is a replacement phone verify that on the Settinga/Bluetooth/Uconnect/Show Notifications is enabled - do this first, delete messages...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-04-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By MajorTom
Update. Went to QC inspection so now looking at...

Update. Went to QC inspection so now looking at late February to mid March delivery date. She is not smiling. :(
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,808
Posted By MajorTom
In my case they would pretty much stay on all the...

In my case they would pretty much stay on all the time when in auto. This was determined to be a residual program enabled that was supposed to be removed/disabled as they decided it was not quite...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-02-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,808
Posted By MajorTom
Re: Headlights in AUTO mode bouncing on and off

The actual programming issue I had was 'Terminal Mode' Not sure other than that. I now they disabled that in the actual programming or removed it totally. Once that was done the lights started...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,022
Posted By MajorTom
Actually I missed one. The AC with remote start

Actually I missed one. The AC with remote start
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,022
Posted By MajorTom
Unfortunately no. It was built on the 19th of...

Unfortunately no. It was built on the 19th of March which was a Tuesday.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,022
Posted By MajorTom
Headlamps not turning off when set to auto ...

Headlamps not turning off when set to auto
Phone needs service
Brakes coming on for no reason
Sunroof leaking
Dash going dark
Paint issues
Dash rattle (extra bracket)
Tailgate not responding...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,022
Posted By MajorTom
Surprised there was that early if a build on the...

Surprised there was that early if a build on the lot that late. I ordered last if January, built and delivered at the end of March and have had one issue after another. The last one that I was aware...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,022
Posted By MajorTom
If I might ask, what was your build date?

If I might ask, what was your build date?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,527
Posted By MajorTom
Just brought it up for those who know what I have...

Just brought it up for those who know what I have been through with my current Summit. 8 months of dealing with Gremlins has not been all that fun. The Wrangler I ordered that I had no issues with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,527
Posted By MajorTom
KZ today, next stop Toledo before heading south...

KZ today, next stop Toledo before heading south on a truck. Expect delivery on my wife's birthday in early January
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