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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
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: 1,003
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: 2
Views: 190
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: 14
Views: 890
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: 9
Views: 630
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: 1,043
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: 60
Views: 3,130
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: 60
Views: 3,130
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: 1,043
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: 364
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: 587
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
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: 1,043
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: 839
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: 28
Views: 1,651
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: 1,324
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: 1,813
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: 60
Views: 3,130
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: 1,286
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: 3,200
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...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,648
Posted By fun2drive
Re: time from order to delivery?

Ordered 19 November, built 21 December, arrived 21 January picked it up 3 February.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 49,886
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

I ordered the DEFI plate as it is called because I plan to drive the AL-CAN and don't want a rock or debris kicking up and breaking the injector off. Our roads also have enough crap on them that this...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,134
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Eco Diesel Mileage

I have a 13 Outback with 3.6R 5spd auto and my JGC bests my Outback by 4-5 mpg in town an interstate 3-4 mpg. I see 25 plus in town and 28 plus interstate at the same speeds I use my Outback for.
...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,054
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Testimonial for DOMs DEF injector/ harness protection plate

I ordered my DEFI panel when we had the group buy and installed it last week. Why did I buy it when I don't go off road except gravel roads and roads that are not a challenge for a Jeep? Because when...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro Spec

Not many oil companies are going to tell you what their TBN is or for that matter other compounds that make their oil unique. Just like no gas company will tell you what they do to provide the octane...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Almost one year of ownership

My HVAC is squirrely meaning when you start the diesel and drive off the AC comes on for a minute then switches off and sits there for a while them comes back on seems to overshoot the temp and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-24-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 49,886
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Finished adding the nut zert to the frame tonight. I drilled the correct hole tapped the nut zert in and added a small piece of rubber maybe 2-3mm thick between the frame and the DEFI panel. Didn't...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 49,886
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Just installed my DEFI panel and also had to ream the center hole out just a little bit to get both the bolts in. Struggled with the stock hole for 30 minutes and then reamed it out went right in. I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,870
Posted By fun2drive
Re: What Genius Engineer @ jeep decide to cut 1" off the length of the receiver tube?

No engineer was authorized to make this decision by the way. This is a cost cutting measure which engineering has no vote in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-14-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Glad to be a new member!!

Welcome and I do love my Overland diesel as well. I am planning to drive up to Ohio for Christmas and back to Florida. Looking forward to see how she does on an 800 mile trip...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-29-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Do not get water in your tailpipe

It could well be a latent defect in the bonding of the ceramic to the cat housing. I have seen this and they will rattle free. I don't think driving in hard rain or flooded areas cause any issues. I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,999
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Newest TCM flash. Don't get it if you're not having issues

If this is being seen in our JGC you know damn well it will for the Ram 1500 as well which is too new to see a problem with the ZF 8 spd algorithms. I plan to stick around for a while and see how...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,298
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

This
What I found after calling and working with Bob Cline at Zeigler's Auto Group was that they were $800 cheaper then my selling dealer. I found Bob to be a nice guy, easy to work with, and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 907
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Cetane ratings

Academic exercise since that data isn't posted. I never incurred an issue with cetane and driveability but have with water filling the filter. Been driving diesel tractors and trucks for a long time...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-05-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,878
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Overheating?

This engine is designed to run hot. Look at it this way if there was an issue with overheating the company would be changing over to a cooler algorithm with most likely lower thermostat. My 335 BMW...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-05-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By fun2drive
Re: ECU Flash tuning result (Dyno graph with before & after) - CRD 3.0L WK2

ZF overbuilds their transmissions.
On BMW 335's which are tuned from stock 280hp/ 332 lbs-ft torque at the rear wheels to well over 500 hp/ 450 lbs-ft torque at the rear wheels very few...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-03-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 16,160
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Texas Group Buy

I don't know of ANYONE that got their tank filled by River Oaks when picking it up. I just mailed my receipt to Mark and kept a copy. I received my check in a couple weeks.
All very standup and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-30-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By fun2drive
Re: WARNING Fuel Tank Pump Failure

Owning a BMW 335 with HPFP problems causing the car to die I understand the problem. I don't understand where the problem is coming from on the JGC however. I do however keep my tank at 1/4 or above...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF at Menards now

Good to know thanks...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,968
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Blackstone oil analysis for EcoDiesel

Those are great numbers all around. I would not worry about flash point because most oils flash around 370F so 405F is still excellent. Our engines are not that susceptible to flashing oil like gas...
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