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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-26-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Uconnect 5in radio not working

Call the dealer.
They are the ones that cover it under the 3/36 warranty.:)


Could be a simple as a ground wire.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

MPG is very dependent on a lot of things, that is variables.
For me I was running around 19.0 in town. I do not have a lot of stop and go driving. That's a variable. The weather is a lot colder now...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-18-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Hard Shifting

That was one of the reasons my dealer did not want to do the TSBs on mine last spring. Mine was shifting just fine. The problem you had was there was probably a code they pulled from an issue like...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-04-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Driver seat discomfort

I understand the problem now.
I do snag on my wife's manual seats (the lever) on her Chev. Cavalier at times. Not a great feeling. I am a bit wider than I was when we bought it 10 years ago.
Maybe...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-04-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Jeepster910
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-04-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,744
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: End of the Road for 2015 Cherokee Limited

And from what I understand is that the Honda CR-V is getting the ZF 9 speed.
Should be very interesting to say the least.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-04-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Hard Shifting

Its the AL (adaptive Learn) process at work.
Could last couple hundred miles to couple thousand miles.
Your driving habits are what determines how long.
There have been several TSB's that updated...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

I got mats. That is the Mopar Jeep mats as in the Trail Hawk for my Limited.
Did not like the look of the Weather Tech liners. They look OK in say an F150 but not a Cherokee. They make me feel like...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-22-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Navigation upgrade

I would think so. I got mine factory installed as that was one of the prerequisites on my new Jeep. I am not sure exactly how the dealer vs factory install differ. Should be much the same as it can...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Cherokee voted least reliable.................

Consumer Reports is out of code in my opinion. They are past their prime.
The Cherokee has been out for maybe 15 months. Consumer Report is reporting on maybe the first 6-7 months.
The reviews I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Cherokee at 3600 miles...and a crossroads

Sorry for your issues.
Advise from the dealer is very biased advice to say the least.
The issue is not if it is software related or mechanical.
That dealer does not know what they are talking...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-26-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: can i add on extras after I purchase the Cherokee trailhawk?

????????
You mean you wrote an order for a basic Cherokee filed that order, then ordered all the extras on the real order?
I do not think that was what the OP was referring too.
Adding just one...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,064
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

That's about how long it took for me.:thumbsup:
It does vary by individual driving habits.
Short low mileage trips are the worst for AL. It does not allow the system to learn and retain the data....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,064
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Maybe macfan did get lucky. Maybe I got lucky with my 12/11 build.
I have not had any updates and the dealer did not want to do any either.
The eary builds had lots of adjustment issues with the AL...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,668
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Mud flaps/splash guards for 2015 Cherokee Limited 4x4??

They fit my 2014 limited also without a problem.
All I remember on the order was "not for Trail Hawk"
I also have AD2
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Question about 4 wheel drive modes

Basically in Auto its in FWD. If conditions dictate the need it goes into 4WD. It will default back to FWD as conditions dictate.
In the other 4WD modes the Cherokee stays in those modes till you...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: can i add on extras after I purchase the Cherokee trailhawk?

Generally the answer is no.
But anything can be done for a price, most likely cost prohibitive price.
That is one of the reasons I squeeze what I want into the budget.
On mine I left the sunroof...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Maintenance Schedule

X2
The problem I have with no way to visually check. It is the issue of damaged/burned fluid, especially when one tows.
I gave up trying to service this one myself.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Maintenance Schedule

There is a port that has a plug in it.
With a special kit/tool you can check it. Its basically the same as the dealer has, from what I understand.
I would imagine that is also the fill point. The...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-26-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Its all in the gears............................... on this 9 speed I would guess.
I had a Grand Cherokee V8 before this Cherokee. This V6 Cherokee runs much lower RPMs on the highway than the V8...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 2100 mile road trip

I use cruise control almost all the time. With this Tech group I have it is called ACC and I never have to touch the brake as it adjusts itself on hills and vehicles in front.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 2100 mile road trip

I have been using 87 for everyday but 89 for towing and/or my 350 mile trips on the highway to Chicago.
I have noticed a difference in performance with 89, but again that is subjective. It seems my...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

My dealer said nothing about break in procedure. And that was even knowing I was driving back home 300 miles!
Basically its not their job, period. Its the consumer's job to read, read and read more....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-25-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,064
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

From what I understand the transmission still has to complete AL, Adaptive learn that is.
Depending on your particular driving habits it could be longer or shorter.
Now that is even with the new...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

Actually there are a lot of vehicles you could choose from if you do not like the style. My last 3 Jeeps 93 Cherokee, 01 Cherokee, and an 04 Grand were all kind of boxy. I was ready for a new Jeep...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Smile Re: 9 speed transmission?

Maybe when you are bringing it down you are setting the max high gear lower. That would downshift to that gear on the spot.
That would give you your 5,000 rmp's trying to maintain that same speed....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

The 9 speed in the Cherokee is a unique creature on its own.
It is not a manual shift in any way, nor does it have that option. Moving the shifter over(to the left) merely shows what gear you are...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

X2
Finally some one else that understands the importance of the break in proceedure. It may be only 300 miles but even more critical than ever.
Overheating the fluid/gears might be all it takes to...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,575
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Well from what I can remember it took me a couple thousand miles to achieve 8th. It was at that point that my mpg's improved rapidly on the highway.
It all seems to be tied to the AL process.
9th...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Auto Mode VS Track Mode MPG Test.

Your test should be interesting. With any wheel slippage (on start up) it should jump into 4WD from FWD. How long it holds in 4WD is the question. It is my understanding it will jump back to FWD as...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Auto Mode VS Track Mode MPG Test.

I believe the Cherokee is designed to drive in auto mode, that is FWD unless conditions dictate 4WD.
You have the option to use several 4x4 modes if you wish.
Anything other than FWD will cost you...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 3.2 tests finished with different octanes.

Thanks.. Interesting test.
I find much the same using 89 octane E10. For me that gives me the best mpg. Using 87 actually lowered it

I have used 100% gas in the past only because my last vehicle...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 0/60 Run AT Race WT ON 89 Octane.

I believe that lag is part of the AL process.
I had it during AL and it could be rather severe at times, especially when pulling out into traffic. That part was gone after several hundred miles.
It...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-06-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

Also You might want to go to several of the web sites for these Chrysler dealer plans.
Ziegler auto group (Bob Cline) is a good one to deal with.
But I would attempt to get your dealer to match...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,898
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Tow Group - Does It Change the look of the Cherokee ?

I have the Factory Tow group on my 14' Limited.
For $500 bucks (USA) its a bargain. Hitch and all the wiring installed, ready to go.
If you need trailer brakes the wiring is there. Just add a brake...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-20-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Electric brakes on Longitude

Do a search on this forum then try this one. There are many postings on the subject. Prodigy is the one many use in the US. Just be sure that the jumper cable, between the Cherokee wiring and the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: Coolant temps

Sounds a bit high but......
It depends a lot on your driving.
That is stop and go, especially on a hot day I could see 230 easy.
Heavy duty driving etc could push that also.
The I4 might run a...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-02-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Ranked Most Hackable

I also think that the Bluetooth has to be paired to another Bluetooth.

Thus you have to accept the connection.
That is assuming this Cherokee has secure Bluetooth, which is basic.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: How do I check the oil % left on a

I would also suggest that you call Chrysler customer service and order a hard copy of the owners manual. The CD just does not cut it.
It will have all those interesting tid bits in there.
There is...
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