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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,974
Posted By Elvin
Re: Servicing jeep in perth

Agree 100%

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-03-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,519
Posted By Elvin
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Deadly serious about filling under the full mark. Many vehicles over the years have had the oil levels altered to what is on the dipstick.
I think the remark about the recall on the dipstick was a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,519
Posted By Elvin
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

I had my Jeep serviced by JH the other day and was informed by the service manager that they no longer fill the oil to the full mark.
He claims that he hasn't had any DPF problems since they have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,047
Posted By Elvin
Re: West Aussie 2014 Overland CRD Owner

More information?????

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,158
Posted By Elvin
Re: Jeep service costs

You have me a confused to what you mean here.
Aren't the services 6 monthly or 10000 kms whatever comes first?
My Jeep is 12 months old and is booked in for Monday for a service .It's done 10200...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Elvin
Re: Castrol Edge Titanium $39.99 for 5 lts

I went to Repco and looked at the oil advertised and there was a contradiction with what the web site had on it and the container had.

I phoned castrol and had a lengthy chat. Nice guy and put me...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Elvin
Re: Castrol Edge Titanium $39.99 for 5 lts

The only doubts i have is that i have used Shell Helix Ultra previously(Supplied my own oil) and been one of the few that haven't had the dreaded DPF code.

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Elvin
Castrol Edge Titanium $39.99 for 5 lts

Hi guys

Don't know if i should have placed this elsewhere or not.

I see Repco has a sale on Castrol full syn Edge Titanium for $39.99 for 5 ltrs.
Looked it up on the Castrol website and it is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,158
Posted By Elvin
Re: Jeep service costs

There would be no such thing as seconds for these mudflaps.
If they came out blemished they would be thrown back into the tub of heated plastic and recycled.
The cost of manufacture would only be a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,158
Posted By Elvin
Re: Jeep service costs

I would say go for it. It is only the price of a good carton of beer.

I got mine from a Jeep dealer in the USA for a little more and these look identical.

I bought the scuff pads (s/s) from...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-01-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,616
Posted By Elvin
Re: Max MPG? Hypermiling the Diesel JGC

I know your gallons are only 3.79 ltrs but you shouldn't have a problem.
I have achieved 6.3 lts per 100 klms.
Below is a You Tube link.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 Fuel Consumption Test - YouTube...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-23-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,936
Posted By Elvin
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

Been down this track before with the workshop only range.
Show me on the specifications where it says 'full synthetic'.

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-07-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,188
Posted By Elvin
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

Not in the media but possibly the best thread for this.

I have read the Caradvice figures for April sales and notice the JGC only sold 1014 units last month compared to 1368 units the previous...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 26,519
Posted By Elvin
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Spoke to the local Jeep dealer today.Not the place i bought my Jeep from.

I asked him about the DPF issues (which i haven't had )and he addmited they had some with the problem and one back twice...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Elvin
Re: Done a Turbo? 3.0 CRD

Hi Swampy

I am sure that Castrol 5.30 oex is a premium grade oil but where on there specifications do they state that it is a synthetic oil and would you knowingly put a non synthetic oil in your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Elvin
Re: Done a Turbo? 3.0 CRD

This is a "workshop special oil designed to enhance workshop profits"in my opinion and is unavailable to the public i believe.
I had a 9 year stint running my own workshops and we used to pay $200 a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Elvin
Re: Done a Turbo? 3.0 CRD

Castrol Australia - EDGE Professional Range (http://www.castrol.com/castrol/multipleproductsection.do?categoryId=9000164&contentId=7024136#)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Elvin
Re: Done a Turbo? 3.0 CRD

I looked up the specifications on this oil and it is non synthetic.

My dealer uses the same oil (i supply my own) and i wonder if this is the problem of the DPF problems.

My my14 is June...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-12-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,895
Posted By Elvin
Re: Rear safety camera

Hi everyone

I took a few photos of my new camera(second one) let me know what you think.
You can see the entrance to the garage is distorted and the marker lines are a little off center but not...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-11-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,895
Posted By Elvin
Re: Rear safety camera

Hi

I would love to but i am almost computer illiterate.
I can tell you that there is nothing visually different from the original one.
I did put a small scratch on it to make sure they did...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,895
Posted By Elvin
Re: Rear safety camera

I got my new reverse camera fitted yesterday to my Laredo .

My first impressions are it is a much improved camera. Much better optics and not so fish bowl effect.
If you have a MY14 Laredo insist...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 26,895
Posted By Elvin
Re: Rear safety camera

Disgusting.Do not accept this.
Demand a new panel as well.
You can see daylight through the joins and see where water has come through as well.

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By Elvin
Re: 5 Speed vs 8 Speed ?

I have driven both and it isn't even a contest.

My13 0-100 8.2 secs My14 0-100 7.4 secs.
My13 177kw and 550 nm My14 184kw and 570 nm.

Driving the My 13 on the same routes as the My14 the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,207
Posted By Elvin
Re: Laredo Reversing Camera

Here

Compare Models - Grand Cherokee (http://www.jeep.com.au/compare-models-grand-cherokee)

Under Safety and Security Features.

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,207
Posted By Elvin
Laredo Reversing Camera

I'm sorry to bring this subject up again as i know it's been discussed in length before.

Does anyone feel cheated with there reversing camera?
I looked at the Jeep specifications for Australia...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-10-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 935,250
Posted By Elvin
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes boulderbreaker

I would willingly swap the nice talking service managers,great free coffee ,leather lounges,big tv any day and sit on a milk crate under a tree and have my car attended to and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-03-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 935,250
Posted By Elvin
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Must be improving with practice.They had mine for 2 weeks just to sort out my stop lights not going on with the brake controller.

Elvin
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,520
Posted By Elvin
Re: CRD MY2014 Engine Noisy When Cold - & Auto Gear Shift Jerky

Hi
Had my transmission reflashed today (n58flash?) along with the radio .cluster,cruise control and they are ordering a new reverse camera as the one on it now is crap.
The transmission is as...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-27-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Elvin
Re: Service Intervals

I agree with you on it being an overkill.
Unless i go caravaning my Jeep would be lucky to do 4000klms and a 1st service quoted today is $460 about the same as the fuel used to do that amount of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-27-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Elvin
Re: Service Intervals

I agree with you on it being an overkill.
Unless i go caravaning my Jeep would be lucky to do 4000klms and a 1st service quoted today is $460 about the same as the fuel used to do that amount of...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-26-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

Steve
I will try and answer this in under 1000 words.

I had to wait for my towbar like many others mainly because the wiring harness was,nt available but that is another story of deceit on its...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

I dont know exactly .The dealer John Hughes had the car for two weeks (Supplied a loan Jeep)to rectify this and replace the Mopar towbar for a proper towbar as well as a magnitude of other small...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

Hi Andrew
I have a Redarc brakecontroller fitted and all my brake lights(3) come on as they should.
Take it back and insist they do it right as the law requires at there expense.

ELVIN
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-24-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,187
Posted By Elvin
Re: Cooling problems on hills

My my14 crd has no problems towing my Jayco T/a ob at all.The temperature gauge sits well under half regardless of ambient temperature.
Up north recently but fairly low 30s temperature and WA doesnt...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,922
Posted By Elvin
Re: Is the ecodiesel responsive on highway?

Naughtiboy

I would love to know where you got your acceleration tests from because they certaintly aren't what i have experienced and read.

In most of the Australian car magazines they put the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

In one of my earlier threads i covered this.

Your brake lights on your Jeep (3 lights) and all your trailer lights must come on when you manually activate the over ride system.

Mine didn't and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-18-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

Get a Redarc .It's a neat installation on the dash with only a knob protruding.
You can see it visually and it is in a good place to use if you need emergency braking if you get a sway up.
It is a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12,643
Views: 935,250
Posted By Elvin
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi
Just a simple question.

Most of the Laredos had the reversing cameras fitted after delivery by the dealer.
I had the sales manager of a big dealership admit to me that the camera is after...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-17-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 81,892
Posted By Elvin
Re: The Towing thread

Hi
I previously posted this in the wrong thread and was unable to redirect it so i will start fresh.

I have been a long time lurker since taking delivery of my JGC my14 in July.

I picked up...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,322
Posted By Elvin
Re: Anyone Interested In Petitioning HQ in US?

On one of my recent friendly chats with Jeep Aust i brought this subject up and they said that they were very aware of this.
Some one like myself who only uses the Jeep as a second car and may only...
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