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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-21-2015, 06:06 AM
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Views: 57,758
Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

I understand that the GC's and the KL's are fitted out with the Swedish AutoLiv airbags not Takata. I confirmed the KL fit-out today when I was perusing AutoLiv's 2014 financials ('cos I was bored)...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-21-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Echoing your *sigh* Captain.

The location looks fabulous, but then I'm a sucker for a good scenery shot (oh - and the wine). That wouldn't go astray either.

Steve - You hired a Renegade and got...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-20-2015, 03:41 AM
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Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just to lighten the mood...

France anyone?

Camp Jeep (http://camp.jeep.com/en/)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-20-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,186
Posted By SJandL
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

List:

Potential air bag inflator rupture with metal fragments causing serious injury (NHTSA ID 14V-817):
Chrysler announced a recall of 2,908,790 vehicles nationwide on December 24, 2014, to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well, I'm going against the grain here and will stand by the GC.

I refuse to be swayed by anything other than our own experience with the Jeep brand over the years from the vehicles themselves...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By SJandL
Re: Traffic Radio in Australia

Edited: - Ignore, sorry - I've just seen you have an MY14.

Tillsy - do you have an MY15?

My KL had a Uconnect upgrade they other day to the latest version so I was perusing the TSB and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-14-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By SJandL
Re: Why would we buy a Jeep?

It also appears that this drama was initiated in the Veronica Johns days. I would hope that the new CEO Patrick Dougherty is likely to be more proactive, (he must have authorised the buy-back of...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-12-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By SJandL
Re: Stop/Start

I thought I liked it in the first few months but... Nah. I don't like it and I turn it off every driving cycle. Make no mistake, there is nothing wrong with its operation - it's just not for me. I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-08-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

2.2 L diesel engine for the export market? Yes, No, Unsure? :D
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-03-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By SJandL
Re: Squeak In Dash ( driving me nuts)

We had that squeak and it seemed to come from the A-pillar or the dash - very difficult to pinpoint but the husband did find the cause. (on ours). It was the rain-runoff pipe that runs from the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 19,590
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

HERE is ... here.

Here (Nokia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here_%28Nokia%29)
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-27-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By SJandL
Re: Over speed warning voice was switched off at 1st service ...help

It is not a head-rest. It is an active head-restraint (as described in your operating manual) and is there purely to prevent neck injury in the case of an accident. It is not designed for relaxing...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 04-19-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Matt, I'll PM you because I'm unsure whether I'm allowed to cross-post from another forum.

It's instructions on how to take the pad apart to accommodate a bigger phone. A bit radical though - it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,099
Posted By SJandL
Re: Show us your Dogs!

Yes, update here. (sadly)

We lost our 14 year old Springer spaniel in August last year. When I posted a pic of him early in this thread I never expected that I would be posting this update. He...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-10-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By SJandL
Re: Software update issues with 14.47.1 on Jeep Cherokee Longititude(Australia)

Oh I see... (I think). :confused: I have unchecked most of those things but I may have a play tomorrow.

You are still getting 'Jeep Girl' saying, for example, 'The speed limit is 80kms an hour'...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-10-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By SJandL
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-09-2015, 10:45 PM
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Views: 667
Posted By SJandL
Re: Software update issues with 14.47.1 on Jeep Cherokee Longititude(Australia)

The 'beeping' is normal operation when you have the 'Safety Camera' box checked in the Uconnect screen under Nav. I assume this is what you mean by having to 'turn all safety things off'. The...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-31-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By SJandL
Re: MY15 KL Limited

:thumbsup: Marty.

Same here with our KL. Zero issues to report - a great vehicle. :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,320
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

The underpinnings are the same only. The body is different. The Compass is more swoopy in shape, the Patriot is a big rectangle.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,320
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Good to hear you're enjoying it Matty. :thumbsup:

With regards to the 'swallowed Jeep' pic - if's that a Patriot, then I'm Mary Queen of Scots. :lol:

It's a Compass I think.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-17-2015, 06:25 AM
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Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

What sort of faults sFlattop?

I cannot respond with regards to the KL (haven't reached 1st service yet) but with regards to the Grand, the dealer is generally on top of possibe TSBs that need to...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-17-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Welcome xbigdx. Just like you, we also have an MY14 GC, except Overland, not the Limited.

They are different - the WK2 vs the KL but that is to be expected (the difference) and were never...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By SJandL
Re: The spider did it...

Thanks c-roberts. Old thread but I did find it after one final desperate search before it went to the dealership.

It was in the tiniest cavity under the wiring loom of the seat. I could only...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-12-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Haven't pinched my fingers yet. :)

With regards to the media controls behind the steering wheel (and you are not the first to mention it - I have read Aust reviews with regards to this and not...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-12-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

LOL . It threw me Softsand. I was yelling at it... '$%^'er %$^#'er - what are you doing?' I put it back into park, I took it out of park, I yelled at it more.... and then I realised... and tested...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-12-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I found something new today with regards to the Electronic park brake and the auto setting in the Uconnect screen.

I've been running with this for a few weeks now - it's an excellent feature. As...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-10-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 71,908
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

No to answer your question however...

... it does remind me of a number of years ago when my husband was doing the oil changes on the '07 WK and the first time he did it, he completely %@#^ed the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-05-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By SJandL
Re: Help with 2015 Nav and chime sound

Scotti - Under Nav -->> Settings -->> Speed Warning...

... do you have the Safety Camera options checked?

Uncheck them if you do. Also what is your version of Uconnect? Go to Settings -->>...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Agree. It's brilliant on a hot day. (I have it on the KL). I wish we had it on the WK2. Will be keeping an eye on that link.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-02-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Chooke - Here in this thread. Selous saved it as a PDF - Post #12.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/free-mopar-oil-filter-34654.html
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-02-2015, 04:04 AM
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Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Snakeman - it's going to work if you have an MY15 GC (well it should according to Fibble's post).

- Press the VR button on the steering wheel and say 'Navigate to... (xyz street address, suburb,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thank you Fibble. That's great to know.

The problem that MY14 WK2 owners have, is that it was advertised as a feature but it never worked. MY14 KL owners don't have the same comeback because no...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2015, 04:27 AM
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Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

:thumbsup:

Not sure if you know Russell, but a group of users on the 300c site have already filed a submission against Chrysler Aust with the ACCC with regards to the VR Nav issue. It was...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Russell - vid for you showing VR Nav whilst on the move in the MY15 KL. I thought no point in showing you the same thing when stationary - it works the same. (Husband driving and giving commands).
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No worries. Will do it tomorrow.

Will ask VR to navigate to an address whilst stationary and repeat whilst on the move.

Will capture build sticker on drivers door at the beginning of the vid...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Russell, the sales guys are wrong as usual. The MY15 KL Cherokee has VR to Nav that works as it should. - ie: you can input addresses by speech. It is my understanding that the early models of the...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-27-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 34,019
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Nice pics Softsand. :)

Here's a review from the Kiwi's. I think they like it... :thumbsup:

Jeep: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Limited review | Car & SUV...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My apologies BgSk. It was IBAJ that recommended them to which you replied:



and I assumed you meant the same. :)

Yes, very happy with the $300 considering the amount of time and effort...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13,362
Views: 1,034,705
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

A big thank you again to Big Skiddy and IBAJ for their recommendation of the 'Touch Up Guys'.

Bill from TUG's Narallen came today - arrived at 8.30am and finished at 3pm.

There was a bit more...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,320
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Hang on Matty - you are confusing the two vehicles I think.



This only applies to the KL. If you do not get the Lux option on the KL, then you have the flip 'n stow storage in the front...
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