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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

If you are going to quote me don't just select the parts that serve your purpose. Quoting my whole statement would be far more ethical. The part you left out was the part about following procedure...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

I am done. No one can help someone who does not want to be helped. Just for fun look up the average price of a new vehicle sold this year. You will find that $37,000 is average at best. I bought my...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

Who I work for is none of your business and what connections I have with FCA are not either. What is my business is you are here bad mouthing Chrysler and Jeep when you have been told how to get your...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

You don't suppose people not willing to jump and help you has anything to do with your attitude do you?
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By macfan
Re: Contemplating Purchasing a '15 KL TH

LOL, you did not prove that I lied but proved you made a mistake throwing flashes at your transmission. There is an old adage: If it is not broken, don't fix it. I took a short trip yesterday and my...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-18-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

I have been watching this discussion. I have to be careful what I say so please feel free to read between the lines. I live close to Chrysler headquarter in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Several, to remain...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-15-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,822
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

ROFLOL, and you guys can't figure out why you are having problems with the Cherokee 9 speed after 6 flashes or more? Quit playing around with it!!! My 2014 Cherokee 3.2L is a November 2013 custom...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-12-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By macfan
Re: Stop/Start

Please read what I wrote again more slowly and you will see I ordered a 2014 so I wouldn't have to deal with the stop/start on the 2015. The reason I special ordered it had nothing to do with...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By macfan
Re: brake caliper covers

Yours may be but some of the replies were not.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By macfan
Re: Contemplating Purchasing a '15 KL TH

My Jeep Cherokee stickered at just a few dollars shy of $40,000 so I understand your concerns. I can't really answer your head room question as I always have my backset down as I use my Cherokee like...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By macfan
Re: Asking for help on how to not get ripped off.

I am currently leasing a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. I don't normally lease my vehicles as I tend to keep them 10 to 15 years but the Cherokee was a new model. I like it so much I intend to buy the lease...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By macfan
Re: Contemplating Purchasing a '15 KL TH

I have a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L ADII, a November 2013 custom order build. I honestly think the transmission tales are a bunch of hogwash. I have never had a problem with my transmission nor...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By macfan
Re: brake caliper covers

This is the KL thread. Please move this to where it belongs.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-30-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By macfan
Re: Stop/Start

I purposely special ordered a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L ADII just to not have to deal with stop/start. First of all I could give two hoots about gas mileage and secondly I am not convinced it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-30-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By macfan
Re: Outside lock button

Try pushing the button with your thumb without curling your fingers inside the handle and see if it makes any difference. Also, I have heard some say if you have a smartphone on your person it...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-26-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By macfan
Re: Transmission shifting problem- 9 sp 2014 Cherokee Ltd

I have a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L ADII. There is no manual mode in the 9 speed transmission. Moving the lever to the left simply lets you define a range of gears. It is all explained in the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-21-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,117
Posted By macfan
Re: MaxCare Warranty??

Here is the Zeigler website. Where is says "email us" at top right of page goes to Bob Cline. These plans have been going up every quarter so doubt you are going to be able to get old prices. You...
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 04-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By macfan
Re: Uconnect reading out emails?

There is one unconventional way you could get short emails or at least the first part of long ones read. Write a rule for your email program to resend your emails to your carrier's text email...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-31-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,414
Posted By macfan
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

This is the Mopar mat system I have and really like. You may be able to get a better price on eBay as I haven't shopped for it in a while.

Jeep Cherokee Cargo Liner (Part No: 82213724)...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-28-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By macfan
Re: R01 post update problems. anyone else?

Ditto. I have already made that decision that I am not having R01 done and have a note in my account at my dealership to that effect. BTW, for those who do not know the R01 recall is nothing more...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,117
Posted By macfan
Re: MaxCare Warranty??

You would lose that bet. I bought MaxCare Lifetime with $100 deductible from Bob Cline at Zeigler for $2185.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-22-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By macfan
Re: Bent WK2 spider monkey wheel

This is why you buy the Mopar Tire and Wheel service contract. Covers all wheels and tires (even 3rd party). You can buy up to 7 years of coverage and there is no deductible. 7 years of coverage is...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By macfan
Re: Tranny update leads to PCM TCM and New Tranny

Curt:

This is exactly why I refuse all transmission TSBs/flashes. I have a setup similar to yours. Cherokee Limited, 3.2L and ADII. The only difference is mine is a very early build that I custom...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 summit another bent rim

Although I did talk with Bob Cline before I made my purchase of the Lifetime MaxCare and Mopar Tire and Wheel service contract from Ziegler's I did purchase both online. Things must have changed if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By macfan
Re: 2014 summit another bent rim

I bought this from Zeigler when I bought my MaxCare Lifetime service contract for my new at the time, 2014 Cherokee. All you have to do is hit one of Michigan's famous pot holes and the Mopar Tire...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-05-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

Pat: Do whatever you want. It is your Jeep. I am not making decisions for you. I know I am not having R01 applied to my Cherokee but will have R05 done. All I know is I have a 11/13 build, it has...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-04-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,505
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

Yes, it does show 2. But the two recalls are very different. While the R05 is a safety recall and just short of mandatory (there are some states they won't let you renew your registration if you do...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-26-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By macfan
Re: 4WD overheating

My service manger advised me not to do the R01 until when or if I actually need it. As I said before my transmission is just fine now with no flashes/TSBs done and I am not about to screw it up....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By macfan
Re: 4WD overheating

This is exactly why I don't believe in doing updates or flashes just because they are out. My Cherokee Limited (3.2L ADII) is a November 2013 build and I have never had an update/flash done to it. It...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-04-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By macfan
Re: Hard Shifting

Please be very careful about jumping on the Flash/TSB bandwagon. Most of these flashes are causing more problems than they are fixing and there is no way of going back except for replacing the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-04-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,856
Posted By macfan
Re: Heads Up: New transmission update as of 02/02/15

My Cherokee is 15 months old and has been next to perfect. I have never had and never intend to have any of the transmission flashes done. I happen to live in an area that is only a few miles from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By macfan
Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

Interesting thing is the Michigan Secretary of State classifies all Jeeps, regardless of model, as station wagons on their registration.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,635
Posted By macfan
Re: Different Tire PSI Recommendation 2014 vs. 2015

I know you guys are talking about the full Grand Cherokee but I have a 2014 Cherokee Limited that came with 18" Continentals. The door placard says 33 psi but that never felt right to me. I have been...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-19-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By macfan
Re: Opinion please - repair rim or buy new?

This is why you might want to look into buying: ROAD HAZARD TIRE AND WHEEL - 7 YEARS (Option Code: RHTW7N Form Num: RHW1012). This is a Mopar Service Contract that covers both your tires and wheels...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-17-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By macfan
Re: 2015 Cherokee fire - ongoing investigation

I think we need more information on this before we make any judgements. The Cherokee is in its second year of production and this is the first of this kind of problem reported. Until I know more I am...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By macfan
Re: Uconnect at CES 2015

You knew that was going to happen as they want to force you to buy a new vehicle. While I like the new Uconnect features they are not enough to make me give up my nicely broken in 2014 Jeep Cherokee...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-07-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By macfan
Re: Car Wash - Swirls on rims

LOL, been meaning to get me one of those. The only problem is my Social Security and pension don't stretch far enough to pay for one.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-06-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By macfan
Re: auto on function

If all else fails read the manuals. (BTW, if you don't have the full set of manuals Chrysler will send you a set for free if you call them at their headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan.) They will...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-05-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By macfan
Re: Cherokee voted least reliable.................

Funny thing is the Cherokee was the number one selling Jeep in December. Apparently the public knows something that BS Reports (U Hum, I mean CR) doesn't know. My Cherokee was an 11/13/13 build and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-25-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,357
Posted By macfan
Re: Class action lawsuit against Chrysler

You know that is what people say about the 9 speed in my 2014 Cherokee Limited. Yet I have never had a TSB/Flash done to it and it shifts perfectly.

I do believe people are having trouble with...
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