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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-16-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,538
Posted By hiland
Re: Changing language on U connect

Horse, The lady didn't listen to me when I did that, however I fixed it through the EVIC, go to language and make the change back to English, however I guessed the German word for language.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-14-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,538
Posted By hiland
Changing language on U connect

After Telstra set up an upgrade on my mobile phone I lost bluetooth, while trying to set it up again the nice lady decided that I was speaking German and I haven't even had a drink, although I might...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By hiland
Re: Full size spare

Bob, CJD changed my Kuhmos to Cooper A/T3 FOC as mine is 2011 model and the Brochure specified A/T. The Kuhmos were dangerous in the wet, all tyres including spare are 265 it just fits
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,370
Posted By hiland
Re: Anyone Interested In Petitioning HQ in US?

Add me to your list, as a suggestion another item could be service intervals for diesels.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 07-24-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,174
Posted By hiland
Re: ENFORCER'S Oil Change Guide for a 2011 VM Motori CRD

I notice in the Caravanners Forum that oil change periods for CRD in New Zealand has been changed to 20000km (Page 94)
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 04-11-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,717
Posted By hiland
Re: Fuel consumption on my new 3.0 CRD limited -

Selous my, calculations in imperial MPG is 33.64.
8.4/100= 11.9km/ltr=7.4miles/ltr=7.4/.22=33.636 imperial mpg, did you calculate on US mpg?.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By hiland
Re: Spare tyre rim width

My Laredo does not have a switch. It closes fully, it's difficult to measure the clearance between the tyre and the lid.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By hiland
Re: Spare tyre rim width

Savvas, you are right, Cooper a/t3 265/60r18 will fit spare wheel well, jeep supplied FOC for my 2011 JGC as they specify A/T tyres in their spec sheet.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-21-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,662
Posted By hiland
Re: What tyres does it come with?

Mal
After emailing Jeep and discussions with the dealer regarding the fact that the 2011 model Laredo was to have A/T tyres according to the printed specifications, they agreed to change them to...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,174
Posted By hiland
Re: ENFORCER'S Oil Change Guide for a 2011 VM Motori CRD

Mal, Thanks for the great write up, contributions like this really help other owners.

Maybe you should note that the engine should not be started for 15 minutes after changing oil, (see WK2 Jeeps...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-02-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,776
Posted By hiland
Re: Diesel oil Filter

Thanks Enforcer, yesterday I rang the Townsville dealer, their price for the filter Retail $64.74, Trade $59.40, I then rang local dealer and they were still at $130approx, after I told them the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-02-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,874
Posted By hiland
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

BobT, The spec change in 2012 models as per CJD fax is for A/S tyres, however those of us who purchased 2011 Laredos are entitled to A/T tyres, I have asked my dealer to take it up with Jeep, if...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-01-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,874
Posted By hiland
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

It is not the dealers, they arrive with the Kuhmo A/S tyres fitted, so i'm told. Check with your dealer because they have changed the spec for 2012 models to A/S.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-01-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,874
Posted By hiland
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Sege, I have 2011 Laredo, the spec sheet stated A/T tyres, I am following up with Chrysler,(1) Deceptive advertising and (2) not fit for intended purpose (Trade practices Act).Jeep sent out a Fax to...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-30-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,776
Posted By hiland
Re: Diesel oil Filter

Thanks Enforcer, the original part no I was given was 05175571AA the price around$40 and the other number for the $130 one 68109834AA they are entirely different filters, both are paper cartridge...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-29-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,776
Posted By hiland
Angry Diesel oil Filter

After the usual stuffing around, my friendly jeep dealer found p/no 68109834AA which according to WK2 Jeeps is the correct one for 3.0 diesel. I was quoted around $130AUD, when I picked myself up he...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-12-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,357
Posted By hiland
Re: Battery Issues with Aus CRD?

Dealer has advised that there are issues with the radio fitted to some vehicles diesel and petrol where the radio switches itself on and flattens the battery, the radios are being identified and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-22-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,662
Posted By hiland
Re: What tyres does it come with?

On my trip from Cairns to Sunshine Coast, we experienced a couple of tropical downpours, the Kumho Tyres on the Laredo aquaplaned very badly, even at slow speeds, not happy, will have to check out...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,645
Posted By hiland
Re: Chrome Side Steps

Yes, Mopar part number in Mopar boxes, delivered five days after order, asked a couple of questions, answered straight away, excellent service.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,645
Posted By hiland
Re: Chrome Side Steps

Purchased genuine Mopar chrome side steps out of China saved $450 compared to quote from local dealer, although AUD was about $1.07 at the time.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-06-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,323
Posted By hiland
Re: Jeep Australia Servicing Deals

Valvoline or Castrol oil that meets the CRD spec is about $260 for 20 litres, 20 litres is the smallest size, this is in Cairns which is not known for cheap prices. diesel today is 155.9/litre 10c...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-27-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,055
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 - Minor Fault Summary

WK2 Re item 7 WK2 Jeeps has the manuals on line I printed out the 132 pages for my radio etc.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-13-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Were you offerred a 1000k peace of mind check by your dealer, my dealer told me to come in at 6 months for first service and nothing before, I have a couple of warranty concerns, radio crackling and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By hiland
Re: CRD Engine Number Location....Anyone?

AussieWK2, I dont know whether this will help, but the last numbers on the VIN are the engine no. BC690977 is my engine no, Whether Qld transport will accept this I am not sure, you could get a Stat...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-08-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 DownUnder

tomkou, can you please advise type and cost delivered of side steps etc, I got one quote $1400US.are they chrome or black and where did you buy?. Regards
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,276
Posted By hiland
Re: Chances Are It's UFO On Australian Roads!

Jayson, do you have genuine side steps, can you advise the cost?.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-21-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Smile Re: WK2 DownUnder

The laredo diesel is now 2 weeks old and has 729k including todays trip. Cairns to Mission Beach and return through Mena Ck approx 350K, EVIC fuel consumption for the trip 7.6/100km. this for a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Swampy, the fuel sticker is an Australian Government regulation and has the government website on it, I am not sure about the towing one.:)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Smile Re: WK2 DownUnder

I want to be able to switch lights on when i want, on trips etc, but around town they are a PITA>
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Wardy, Fuel consumption on windscreen, indicates Urban, highway and combined consumption, also co2 emissions. Tow capacity is on B pillar drivers side is yellow half way down.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,652
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 236,756
Posted By hiland
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I took delivery of my Diesel Laredo last week, very happy so far, under 1000km, I am yet to work out how to disarm the lights on when driving, the instructions on Page 105 of the handbook seem to be...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-12-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,005
Posted By hiland
Talking Re: Need a CRD WK2 owners manual please

Swampy, 18degrees C here this morning, it took less than a second to start from button press.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-12-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,005
Posted By hiland
Re: Need a CRD WK2 owners manual please

Enforcer, the manual does not have much info on the diesel, just servicing, run in care and oil spec, the rest is all generic, I dont expect jeep australia to be much help, my diesel laredo had the...
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