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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from dash radio

Are you hearing it while the vehicle is running or when it is off and all of the electronics in the vehicle have gone dormant?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-03-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,729
Posted By recoil1911
Re: 2014 Transmission

Olathe Jeep knows me pretty well. They scatter like roaches when I pull into the service bay. They actually left me a voicemail tonight to do a short survey about my last service visit.

The...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-03-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,729
Posted By recoil1911
Re: 2014 Transmission

I'm assuming from your forum name that you live around the Kansas City area. I'm in Olathe. If so, what dealership are you using?

I just passed 8k miles. If I'm tracking correctly with updates...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,701
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Can Our Jeeps Be Hacked?

I worked as a contractor for the company that sold and installed the optical mail scanning systems to the USPS in the mid 90s. Like most situations dealing with mass repetitive operations, people...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-29-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,729
Posted By recoil1911
Re: 2014 Transmission

I've had several transmission related updates performed since I bought the vehicle last July and shifting was about 90% dialed-in. I had it back at the dealership this week and tempted fate by...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,389
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Chrysler Recalls 867,795 SUVs Worldwide for Brake System

Called by dealership and they are going to replace the booster but they have to order the part
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,389
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Chrysler Recalls 867,795 SUVs Worldwide for Brake System

Just dropped my 2014 JGC Limited off at the dealership for unrelated items and my VIN came up with this recall. Logged into my jeep.com account and it also flags the recall notice. Clicking on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 21,902
Posted By recoil1911
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

No. This was the first time at this dealership so I thought the better approach would be to give them specific information on the problem and history. If the job they performed has no benefit to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 21,902
Posted By recoil1911
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

I went into a different dealership today to get the transmission flashed and check-out their service department. I told the service guy that I've had all transmission updates with the exception of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 21,902
Posted By recoil1911
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

The 4/8 TSB is not a transmission firmware update but a meticulous procedure to clear and re-learn the shifting behavior. How long did it take for the dealership to do this?

I am going into...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 21,902
Posted By recoil1911
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Mine just turned over 6100 miles and have had the same issue. It doesn't seem to be as bad lately but it is either due.to warmer weather or I have started getting into the habit of turning off ECO...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-14-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 21,902
Posted By recoil1911
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Is this the "Teach your 2014 JGC transmission how to shift" guide?

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_2101214.pdf

I get what is going on in the bulletin but what dealership is going to invest...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 28,763
Posted By recoil1911
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Someone may have already pointed this out but has anyone noticed the 14.05.03 TSB only shows one new addition to the symptoms/condition list?

"Navigation display enhancement"

I know Chrysler is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,021
Posted By recoil1911
The biggest complaint I have is the clunk after...

The biggest complaint I have is the clunk after starting out. I.e. Start the vehicle, gradually accelerate and let off the accelerator to come to a stop and then a very noticeable CLUNK. It occurs...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

Just to add my data points to the conversation.

- 6/13 build, Limited 4x4
- Radio/head unit was replaced in December for unrelated issue
- HVAC is always set to Auto

Pulling out out of the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-15-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By recoil1911
I have had it happen a few times. It took quite a...

I have had it happen a few times. It took quite a while but the presets eventually showed back up.

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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By recoil1911
Re: My wife's new 2014 JGC 3.6 LTD

Very nice. I am debating the mud flaps. Trying to lessen the stuff that gets caked on the tailgate and rear window during rain and snow. Those hang pretty low. Are those the Mopar mud flaps? Any...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

I haven't experienced the blast furnace and freezer effect yet but you'd think there would be a way of plugging a computer into the vehicle, let it collect data for a week while you drive it normally...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-25-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

If they had the inside scoop on the vehicle maybe they just have steered clear of owning one. ;)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-25-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

It's a systemic anomaly. A case of "We probably didn't engineer it that way but if most of them exhibit it, it must be normal."
Chrysler enhanced customer care once told me the dealerships are...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

I know the feeling. It looks like another forum member posted a success story back in December. I wonder if anyone with this issue has been able to try it. Of course it would require the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Panic Alarms, has any of u ever used it?

Thanks for reminding me to disable that wonderful feature. I've accidentally hit it a few times. One of the last times I was reaching in my pocket to get a parking ticket and started hearing an...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 27,974
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

I hope the best outcome for you. I think mine probably does the same but I just crack the window to let in cold air when needed.

I've been through an unrelated STAR and enhanced customer care...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-06-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

I put a fork in this one after a call today with Chrysler's enhanced care case management waste of time.

The net-net is dealership root caused the noise to C1 connector to the radio unit. While...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Do All Chrysler/Jeep Dealerships in Massachusetts Suck?

Best of luck. I've been in the midst of a Chrysler enhanced care case. Between the dealership and Chrysler case manager I had to take on the role of customer advocate. I would have preferred just...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-04-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 37,638
Posted By recoil1911
I gave the dealership the version C TSB when I...

I gave the dealership the version C TSB when I brought it in. The paperwork reflects RRT 13066 TCM update. I was hoping it would address the clunk just getting going from initial startup but it is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-31-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

No worries. I'll probably just chalk this one up as should have not even bothered to pursue based on the time and frustration involved with the dealership and corporate.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-31-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

I would agree if it was explained what is normal and what is generating the noise. At one point I checked three hours later and the noise was still present. The fun thing is I can factory default...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

I called the dealership today and they have been waiting on a response back from Chrysler since last Friday. They randomly picked another 2014 JGC off the lot and was able to reproduce the same...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

Update. My local dealership seems to care about this problem now since I've been escalated up the Chrysler enhanced care chain. My GC has been in the shop since last Thursday. The verdict.. The...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-20-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 37,638
Posted By recoil1911
Re: FLASH: TRANSMISSION SHIFT ENHANCEMENTS (vehicles with 3.6L engine)

You should have received a notice for the N58 recall in the mail. You may want to check at the bottom of this page (Recall Search)...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-18-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 37,638
Posted By recoil1911
Re: FLASH: TRANSMISSION SHIFT ENHANCEMENTS (vehicles with 3.6L engine)

I think we are nearing the point of the vehicle's display unit coming up with a prompt that says you have updates available. Hit OK, downloads the updates over the air and reboots the vehicle.

I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-17-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

I've captured some video of reproducing the noise. Does someone know how I can contact Chrysler direct and provide the video? My local dealership is not into independent thinking and really has no...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
2nd radio replacement done. The vehicle phone...

2nd radio replacement done. The vehicle phone needs serviced message is gone. The noise is still there squealing away. Back to square one.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,237
Posted By recoil1911
Re: 2014 GC gas mileage 3.6L

2014 3.6L Limited 4x4, just broke 4000 miles
Assuming you are looking at EVIC readings I probably average 18/19 city and have seen it crest at around 23 on the highway a few times. It starts to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-10-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 28,763
Posted By recoil1911
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Back to the dealership. They pulled an antenna open code. They talked to Star tech guys and their analysis is the new radio "thinks" there is an open antenna but they checked the antenna and it is...
Forum: NorthCentral 12-07-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,498
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Midwest Members

Kansas City (Kansas - Johnson County)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-06-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 28,763
Posted By recoil1911
My radio was just replaced and now I get the...

My radio was just replaced and now I get the phone needs service message every time I start the car. I need to take it back again to pull codes.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By recoil1911
Re: SIRUS reception TSB

Here is the bulletin.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-04-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,161
Posted By recoil1911
Re: Noise from 8.4AN RA4 Head Unit in 2014 JGC

The primary concern was a hit on the battery since it seems to never stop until you interrupt it by opening a door, starting the ignition, etc. I realize their is a constant slight battery drain to...
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