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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-24-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 26,562
Posted By mtnmerlin
Re: WK2 - brochures, manuals and literature

I discovered that my 2014 manuals were down level. Here are the manual levels available today (24 May 2014) from the Jeep site:

2014-Grand_Cherokee-OM-7th.pdf
2014-Grand_Cherokee-UG-7th.pdf...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,161
Posted By macsesso
Re: Transmission is starting to get very annoying

Maybe I'm a little old fashioned but when the light turns yellow I prepare to stop rather than speed up.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By chucksc
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

Yep and be prepared to sell your wife and kids to pay for it.... :)

You know I cant believe someone is recommending Range Rover as a reliable vehicle to anyone other than the Royal Family. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By Setoutguy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I heard it was done for aerodynamics and .1 or .2 more mpg for CAFE. Every little bit helps for the overall average.

The 2015 Ford Expedition is ecoboost only.

I may use the flipper glass once...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By pensfan414
I didn't spend 50K on a car to have weekly visits...

I didn't spend 50K on a car to have weekly visits to the dealership. Consumer reports nailed it unfortunately.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By pensfan414
Does three separate attempts to fix the same...

Does three separate attempts to fix the same issue qualify as ample time?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By crabman
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

You mean like the misaligned body parts inside and out? Or tire shimmy? Or air suspension issues? Or quad touch key fobs? I could go on here but you get the idea. There were many issues starting out,...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By jacko15
Uconnect Manual

Just noticed the 2014 Uconnect manual's 4th edition available.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-04-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By Rose City GC SRT8
Re: Recirculating Cabin Air

I guess some people need to keep on smelling that fart.....:)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-03-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Sherif
Re: Lexol or leatherique?

As per the owner's manual and recommendations from almost everyone on forums, you don't need leather conditioner for 2014 GC because it's already coated with plastic or something as a protection so...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By jdshaw
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

Those CR "high income snobs" who responded to the survey (alive or dead) OWN a 2014 JGC!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-30-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By kkreit01
Re: Door panels

I haven't been in a '14 yet, but I'd bet they are vinyl. Even if they claim to be leather, they are finished (vinyl-coated) leather, and not natural leather. You could use the Megs protectant...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By loveracing1988
No, they have the Power Wagon, Ford chose to...

No, they have the Power Wagon, Ford chose to cater to people who think they can run the baja 1000. Ram decided to go after the people who use their trucks as trucks. By the way, how can you support...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-05-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By Peter_K
Seriously, some of you need to learn the...

Seriously, some of you need to learn the difference between being "nannied" and being regulated when utilizing PUBLIC resources. You're free to do whatever you want when driving on private property....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-10-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I like how you missed all of the other valid points about other people on the road and focused on the issue of looking at the radio or the fuel economy. How did you think Shannon's only purpose with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-10-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By Shannon
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Seriously??? You have never once been distracted while driving. Had a phone ring, drop something, have a pretty woman wave at you, day dream, back out of a parking spot without being able to see...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-30-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By bill_de
Re: EVIC vs Calculated MPG

I always figured that mpg was something people looked at when buying a car. I never realized that so many people seemed to obsess over it. I use a spreadsheet to track investments. I would never...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-30-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,864
Posted By GCLimited
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

I sure as hell trust Consumer Reports more than any other source when it comes to vehicle ratings since a lot of the data comes from the owners themselves. So what if the "little things" might be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-26-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 26,199
Posted By jp467
Re: And so it continues...

Thanks Willx, yes my comments may have seemed a little harsh, but it was directed at bobswk2 not bill. I understand some of the issues can be frustrating, but it would be nice to hear a positive...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Gene20354
30460

30460
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,780
Posted By 2014 LAREDO
Re: $140.00 for safe right turn

I hate when people don't stop completely at a right turn on red.
Seems like just rolling through it or treating it like its a green and not even slowing down is the normal procedure here in Mass....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,442,595
Posted By chevyboy_711
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I doubt many of you would do what I do for what they pay me, so please, save the judgement.. Everyone at JNAP wasn't sitting on the couch mooching off the govt. when we got this job. Some of us...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,472
Posted By Peter_K
This is getting REALLY dumb. Seriously.

This is getting REALLY dumb. Seriously.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-09-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By gaidin43
Re: 2014 WK2 Armrest Cover

Nice!!!

Just ordered the black one. If it is crap I'll return it, but anything is better then the leather getting torn up from her claws.

I am not sure of what other options are really out...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-08-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 34,354
Posted By Willx
UConnect 8.4 - North America

Thread Edit: Oct 15 2013 - Added Wish List Items / Updated known issues
Descriptions and Features

The RA3 and RA4 Radios, what are they?

These radio options are commonly referred to as an...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-08-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 27,882
Posted By justice37
Re: UConnect 13.38.52

Here are full list of fix.

Radio reset, screen lockup, blank screen or sluggish system response time.
- Compass indicator turns off.
- Touch screen shut down message.
- Radio surround sound...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-01-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Dreamer
Re: 'Parking brake on when in park' UConnect setting

From page 330 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL "Auto Park Brake (automatic vehicles)--When this feature is selected, the vehicle will automatically set the Park Brake when the vehicle is shifted...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By 2014 LAREDO
Re: FYI...When to change your oil............

Maybe you guys can get a group buy going on jackets with " I change my oil more often than I have to cuz I'm smarter than the manufacturer, like ruining the enviroment and don't care about wasting...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-26-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By 2014 LAREDO
Re: FYI...When to change your oil............

No you won't void your warranty if you change more frequently but why do it if you don't have to. I'm more interested in getting less changes (or what they are calling for) and lessening the impact...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-16-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 45,472
Posted By CHALLENGERBIZJET
Everyone is not an Internet guru and some of the...

Everyone is not an Internet guru and some of the most simplest tasks cans be very difficult for some so allowing us all to upload info to a car stereo might not be the best idea.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-13-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 38,823
Posted By Willx
Yes, in production since August 13th.

Yes, in production since August 13th.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-10-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 828,220
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Talk to your dealer, if it gets into Transit there is a chance they may be able to do something for you.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-07-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 828,220
Posted By allypally
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

If you have hail so big that it would damage the Pano glass, I think that would be the least of your problems. The remaining bodywork would most probably look like it had been pummelled by a shotgun....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-05-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,270
Posted By 2014GC
Re: Stock GY Fortera 20" > Expectations

The Fortera was designed for the Grand Cherokee. It's cheap to replace. I'm pleased so far with the it's road manners. Smooth ride! On some job sites they also preformed well especially in mud....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-01-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,926
Posted By Video_Pilot
Re: Delivery Checklist

Will try to pump some life back in this thread, as I think what I have to post below most suitably belongs here. I had posted in the 2014 tracking thread that I had received my White 2014.5 (built on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 828,220
Posted By 1973Commando
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I think your right.

What's good for the employees is good for the company and whats good for the company is good for the employees. Organizations that take this to heart, I believe, will out...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 828,220
Posted By Ncstreamer
Yes, please throw him off the site. We don't...

Yes, please throw him off the site. We don't need a username like that.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,287
Posted By Radknight
Re: Still can't decide: Overland or BMW X3

I'm not sure where German cars got this reliability reputation from especially when you have Japanese cars to compare them to. It must have come from the '70s and '80s when they were compared to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-21-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,795
Posted By Porknbeans
Here is a pic of the Lund Catch It's I just got...

Here is a pic of the Lund Catch It's I just got for my Overland.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-18-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 26,199
Posted By Willx
SW03ES and others, I am not a Jeep...

SW03ES and others,

I am not a Jeep enthusiast, nor do I even own one yet.

I find it interesting that you quote service advisors as being experts on vehicle quality, consider this forum should...
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