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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,231
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

We just got back from a two week trip through central Australia. Our fridge was run off a thumper extreme elite 80ah which was charged via an anderson connection that was hooked to the original...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-05-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 102,522
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Jeep service costs

Thanks for that link. Will put to use this week.


Checked my payment details for last service. Was 476 too.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-29-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 102,522
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Jeep service costs

Car booked in for 30k service at Cricks Mt Gravatt. Quoted 470. Seems reasonable. I think the 30k has more too it?

Previous 10 and 20k were around the 400 mark If i recall correctly
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 24,184
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Dash Cams - Down Under

Wow thats terrible!

W/R to your DR500, was it just facing out the front window?

How do you have it wired in to your car?

I am really keen to get one, but dont want cables running down the A...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yeah that could be exactly it. I have a quick trigger hand :lol:

Anyway, cars going in on friday see what happens. As of this morning the check engine light was still on.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

hey guys had a strange issue today with the ecodiesel.

Jumped in and started it, tried to put it in reverse but the selector wouldnt move. tried several times, still no good, and a message kept...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-06-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Repco - be warned!

ACCC rabbit hole? The "reasonable time" is not vague, it is broad. This allows coverage for all manner of consumer items.

Personally, I find the information in this thread to be relevant and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-05-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I'm tempted to get grey imports for either the nittos or the goodyears. But I'm guessing no support and warranty locally if I do
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-05-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Great thanks for that, no I hadnt read that particular one. I know there is a US version, wasnt aware of an Aus one though.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-04-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Looking for options in an all terrain tyre, 27565r18. Little disappointed with availability in aust so far.

Good year at adventure 27565r18, not available
nitto terra grappler 27565r18, not...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2015, 05:05 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thats a shame! I hope it gets fixed for you quickly, I would be rather unhappy to have that occur again, to say the least! I had it occur once at about 6k, now on 21k and so far so good.



I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Faulty ORC Module, 2014 JGC

Im going to continually update this thread about my experience with my issue and jeep aus so everyone can get a clear picture of what they may be getting in to when buying a jeep.

25th September...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Faulty ORC Module, 2014 JGC

Update: Jeep Aust cant tell me when the part will arrive, its on backorder and they have no ETA in melbourne. So apparently the 4 - 6 weeks I was quoted is garbage. **** yeah!

Oh yeah, they also...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-08-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Faulty ORC Module, 2014 JGC

$US 211 from Morris 4x4. Not sure about freight, couldnt give me a quote until I placed the order.

To buy from a dealer here in Aus...... $700 dollars.



So, I could theoretically spend 400...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Faulty ORC Module, 2014 JGC

Yeah I tried to get jeep aus to expedite the process. So far I havent heard anything back from them

The complete story goes:

ORC fails, tried to get it back to the dealer I bought it from, but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By vl_bt1
Faulty ORC Module, 2014 JGC

Hey guys

Had the fault diagnosed as a failed ORC module. Dealership says 4 - 6 weeks to get a replacement. Totally garbage. Can get a replacement through morris4x4 in 10 days

Anyway, emailed...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-25-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By vl_bt1
Drivers Seatbelt Unbuckled/Airbag Service Light

Hi guys

Driving along today and both the seatbelt and the airbag light up on the dash. Get the message driver seatbelt unbuckled along with the chimes. After a while get the service airbag system...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just had the 10k service done to the jeep. Had the drivers door aligned while there as it wasnt sitting flush with other panels when closed. But now I notice that the bolt - on the body frame that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By vl_bt1
Aftermarket leather into a '14/15 Laredo - reasonable cost?

Hey mate, do you have a link to the ebay ad by any chance?

Wait, found them
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-07-2014, 11:33 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I go through Cricks Mt Gravatt, had good results so far

Also, if your just want an engine service then you can try Seven Slot offroad. Much cheaper than dealers, but cant do things like module...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-31-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,827
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Installation of OEM Camera in 2014 Laredo

Hi Guys, can anyone tell me what pin on the BCM pin 4 on the lamp-license needs to connect to in order to activate the guidelines?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 48,198
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Rear safety camera

Hey guys, had the camera fitted last thursday, noticed yesterday that my drivers side reverse light isnt working. Do you think its related to the install of the camera, ie they might not have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-29-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,030
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

took mine in for the camera installation and they did the p44 recall flash as well. Didnt even know about it until I just looked at the invoice

Didnt update uconnect, but shouldnt complain, only...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Had mine done on randomly about 4 times now. Will get jeep to check it out when it goes in next
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-06-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Ok so have had the issue fixed this morning. Drove it to mt gravatt in limp mode (probably could have organised a tow but w/e, figured it wouldnt do any damage as limp mode is designed to minimise...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Has anyone else that you know of returned to have a regen performed at the dealership?

I certainly hope this is not the case. Being the only vehicle I own and as previously mentioned I drive 40kms...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-06-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Have the DPF full issue. Driving home, get the message that DPF is near full and to drive at highway speeds etc etc. This is while im doing 100 on the bruce highway, which I drive everyday to work,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-23-2014, 11:54 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Cricks Mt Gravatt in Brisbane
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-23-2014, 06:32 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Taking the laredo back tomorrow to the dealership to get the camera fitted. Was told it is the new one, got quoted this part number 1WD55GW7AI. A quick google search brings it up as the the full...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Took deliv 2 months ago, so not that new. Redldr should have received one as well
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 07:45 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I received the diesel supplement with mine. Might be different dealer to dealer
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 48,198
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Rear safety camera

Hi Blacopal, Thanks for that information. My partner is in the same boat as you were. Could i please get the details and the 1300 number so we can pursue the same course

Thanks
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 48,198
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: Rear safety camera

I rang up my parts dept and they confirmed there is a new one, part number i was quoted was 1WD55GW7AI.

mopar parts link APPLIQUE - Jeep Part # 1WD55GW7AI - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-13-2014, 05:51 PM
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Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I find the sensor for the lights comes on easily. The knob setting for auto dim makes the screen hard to see with sunglasses on in daylight, so i just turn it manually. Would be nice if it was less...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

The reason some are pissed is apparently the phone number was put on whirlpool the day before or something. So some people have had an unfair advantage to ringing

Anyway, the people who claim to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,862
Posted By vl_bt1
Ok, lets put an end to this Plane and...

Ok, lets put an end to this

Plane and conveyor belt. From Physclips: Mechanics with animations and film clips. (http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/plane-conveyor.htm)

This breaks down...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,862
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: WK2 DownUnder

link to original riddle?

Lift is not generated by forward movement, it is generated by airflow over an aerofoil.

The only way for the "conveyor" to prevent the plane from moving forward, if...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-05-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,862
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The plane would move. The engines generate thrust on the surrounding air which isn't influenced by the conveyor belt. The wheels turning on the conveyor belt and the speed is irrelevant.

In order...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,862
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: WK2 DownUnder

What state are you buying in? For comparison I got a 01/14 diesel for 51.5 in qld
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-18-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,208,241
Posted By vl_bt1
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My biggest concern about this camera is that they cut in to the light bar to fit it. It is clearly not a jeep item, just a stop gap measure
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