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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Need help from experience diesel owners

Had mine just over a year and other than a few tweaks they had to do, all under warranty it has been a very good vehicle over the 30K I have taken it so far. I average 27 MPG for the life of the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,744
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Eco Diesel Mileage

New flash dropped my MPG for a while but now it seems to be back close to what it was before the flash. I have 30K on the vehicle now and manually record every fill up and miles driven. I have 100...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-20-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,975
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Driving with P20ee code

My son had the Cat replaced and the code came back. Also had def injectors and pump changed. Seems this code is a problem that they have no fix for. Oh the update makes it go away for a while. I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 37,199
Posted By raptor5618
Re: MIL & P20EE again & again & again...

Just got this code again for the 3rd time. 1st time it went off of its own accord. 2nd time it was reset at dealers who said it was fixed by the update. Well just as was experienced by my son the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-20-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,213
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Any advice for those who are driving in subzero temperature.

It will run almost sluggish until it warms up. MY GC went through last years cold snaps with no problems and while I have the heater cord installed I have yet to use it and honestly not really sure...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Oil Change - By Computer or Mileage?

I do not think that I have seen very many comments where the display said that an oil change was needed at a mileage greater than 10K. Seems most comments and my experience is that it says a change...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Price after 1st year Sirius/XM trial

My free trial period will end in a few days and I was sure that I would not pay for it because of how often I would lose signal. Well a week back I updated the radio system and amazingly it has cut...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-17-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,488
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Well I am closing in on a full year owning the vehicle. I am getting those tones for updating Sirius and I really am unsure if I want to do that no matter the cost. I still get frequent drop outs...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Voice Recognition Training

No and the system is pretty lame. At times it will dial a number of a person who's name does not even vaguely sound like the name I asked for. Toss in all the time you waste because you cannot speak...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,553
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Samsung Galaxy S5 Bluetooth Connection Problem

S5 and 2014 GC limited and it usually works perfectly. On occasion it does not connect. When that happens it might connect after a while or if I need to use the phone I hit the button to use the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,029
Posted By raptor5618
Re: New ECM/TCM flash coming out

My son who drives far more city miles and always uses an idle to warm up the vehicle when it is cold is starting to get a CEL and has seen a few Regen messages. I drive probably +90% highway at...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,926
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I have a 2014 Limited that I picked up in January and have 24K miles logged so far. I track my mileage on every tank and over this period I have gotten an average of 28 MPG. Summer it is better and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,624
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Engine Block Heater

I did not plug mine in last year at all and it started just fine. I used to plug my Jetta in all the time and really appreciate that the engine starts up warm. Has to be much easier on the engine...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-13-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,488
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Well now that the trees have gotten their leaves this problem is as I suspected worse than ever. Seems like I spend a quarter of my one hour commute home in silence. It does seem to be far worse...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-11-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By raptor5618
Easy exit just stopped working

I tried the easy exit setting so the seat goes back when you shut the car down. I got in one day and my seat felt like it was not set up right so I hit the button to readjust and nothing happened. ...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,631
Posted By raptor5618
Re: First Long Trip MPG Results

Got mine in early January and with winter fuel during the bitter cold I have been averaging 26-27 with mostly highway but maybe 10 or 20% off highway. When march came around it moved up around 28. ...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,841
Posted By raptor5618
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

I contacted customer service for Jeep and they did not say that I could not use another oil or that if I did it would necessarily void my warranty. They said they recommended using the certified oil....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,874
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Diesel transmission jumping

Mine was built in Mid December and as part of my first oil change last week they flashed some updates and since then I have not had that bump again. Cannot say it is fixed because I only had it...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,468
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Overland vs Limited Dilemma

I think if you are going to load a limited up with all the options you probably are better off going with the overland. My son got one and I think he kind of regrets it. Some of those added features...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,874
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Diesel transmission jumping

7K and I just recently got this jumping a few times. Seems tied to stopping from a slower speed than say stopping as you get off a highway. I do not drive much in the city so it might happen way...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,722
Posted By raptor5618
Re: 2014 WK2 3.0 so far NOT so good

I once read an article about the evolution of a camera from where you had to adjust everything to take a picture to what we often see now where the camera senses light and distance to focus and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-07-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,488
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

My radio is now cutting out more than ever. I read somewhere that it might have something to do with my phone but I tried turning it off and even left it home once to see if it changed anything and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,389
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Convince me as to why I want a diesel

I think the only thing that someone has do to decide is to drive both versions. While I think that over time the Diesel is the more cost effective option, I do not think it would matter because I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,389
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Convince me as to why I want a diesel

I think you would have to do some magic to get 24MPG with the gas engine in my part of the country where it is a little hilly. Measured at the pump while on winter fuel I have exceeded 28 MPG on...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,947
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Where to Get DEF/ How Much Per Gallon

Well decided to top off the DEF tank after reading this thread and seeing my level is moving toward a quarter tank. Stopped at flying J, Sat in line with a whole pile of trucks feeling kind of puny...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,704
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Fueling the CRD

I know I was not clear in what I wrote. I drive a hundred miles every work day. Fuel prices in NY are crazy so I always fill up at a station that is near to where I live who has the best prices...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,829
Posted By raptor5618
Re: MPG better with ECO OFF?!

I wonder what the temp was for each test. I always have eco on but when the temp drops below freezing and especially down into the teens my mileage drops significantly. I have the same 100 mile...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By raptor5618
Re: I Pulled The Trigger

I am going to be over 5K in the truck and so far only minor stuff that really are not flaws but caused by our countries demand to squeeze more mileage and cleaner emissions before the technology...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,947
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Where to Get DEF/ How Much Per Gallon

Thanks for the Link, Found out there was a DEF pump 6 miles from my house on a route that I go on from time to time. I also go by a Flying J but that place is usually really busy so could be a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Starting Issues in the cold

Think this also points out the importance of being more careful where you get your fuel in the winter. I try to buy from stations that are actually truck stops where you can be fairly certain they...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,722
Posted By raptor5618
Re: 2014 WK2 3.0 so far NOT so good

I hope your problems are over. I know this vehicle has a lot of processors so in agreement with an earlier post and drawing on my work in IT, most of the problems I see are the result of a faulty...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,704
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Fueling the CRD

I do not fill while idling for the same reason I do not go to drive throughs. I just do not like letting an engine idle as I think it is not so great for the engine and I guess I still have some of...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-10-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,519
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

Always had great reception before this vehicle even with those magnetic antenna things that sat low on your roof but you have to run a wire out the window or through the trunk. I can live with the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,304
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Diesel drawbacks

I think you worry too much. With the GC this is the third occasion I have had to decide if maybe I should go with a gas model or Diesel. Diesel won every time. The fuel is more but the MPG is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-07-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,811
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Transmission & Oil Temperatures

Not vouching for the gauges accuracy but the engine will hold some heat for a very long time. Having a diesel for many years now, there is a noticeable difference when you start up in the morning...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-07-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,519
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

I am in the GC for two hours every day so I would need to have a whole lot of downloaded songs to make sure I did not get tired of them pretty quickly. At 3 minutes a song I would listen to 40 songs...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 43,250
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Problem With 2014 Grand Cherokee Heater

I have a diesel GC and I have never noticed a problem with the heat. I have it set at 70 and sometimes a bit higher since it has been really cold this winter. I do not idle to warm it up either. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,246
Posted By raptor5618
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee wont start

In Eco mode and a warm engine I think there is little chance that you would ever up the MPG by manually shifting. If you are easy on the acceleration the transmission shifts sooner than I ever would...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,244
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Does your fuel door sit flush?

I think with all those issues related to body alignment I would find another dealer to take it too. My son's Overland has a gas door cover out of alignment and they said that he or someone must have...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,528
Posted By raptor5618
Re: Potential new owner...

I never warm it up by idling it. Within a few minutes the engine oil gets up to around 105 and then the automatic heat kicks in. The heated seats and wheel are usually enough to stay warm until the...
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