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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Parks311
Re: Auto on Ventilated Seats Question

Thanks. The only owners manual I've got is the Jeep iphone app which sucks. I searched it for auto on comfort, remote start, ventilated seats, etc and never found what I was looking for.


Sent...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Parks311
Auto on Ventilated Seats Question

I can't find my answer anywhere so I am turning to the boards once again. Does anyone know at what outside temperature the ventilated seats come on at start up when you have auto comfort set?

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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By Parks311
Re: Whine noise with remote start

I had a similar issue. At first they thought it was the water pump and replaced it but the noise came back (and a host of other issues when they replaced the coolant with the wrong type). I took it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-17-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Parks311
And you guessed correctly. It's kind of been a...

And you guessed correctly. It's kind of been a crapshoot there for me the last few years. It's mainly the convenience to home and work that keeps me coming back. Sometimes the experience has been...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-14-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Parks311
Re: Low/No Engine Coolant

So after all this trouble I still had the high pitched noise during cold startups (the original problem they were troubleshooting).

The actual culprit was the belt tensioner. All that extra...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Parks311
So after three coolant system flushes today I...

So after three coolant system flushes today I have the Jeep back. The last flush they did was a water flush because there was a residue that was showing up in the reservoir tank. The service manager...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Parks311
I took it in this morning and they were going to...

I took it in this morning and they were going to top off the coolant. There was coolant in the radiator so they must've had an air pocket and didn't bleed the system as a previous poster said. While...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Parks311
Low/No Engine Coolant

So I have to share this story with the boards tonight before I go back to the dealership tomorrow:

Long story short the dealership replaced the water pump on my 2014 Grand Cherokee after two trips...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
Good news! I got a call from the dealership this...

Good news! I got a call from the dealership this morning that my Jeep was fixed and ready to go. Not too bad considering last Friday parts were back ordered with no estimated delivery. Just in time...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Recall Notice N58-13 - Notification

From what the dealership told me, they have to download the update separately for each vehicle with their own unique settings (they have to program in the options, etc) so that is more than likely...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-18-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Recall Notice N58-13 - Notification

So I should have taken my own advice and waited to do the recall..........

After three failed attempts by the dealership to complete the recall on Friday, the instrument cluster is now...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By Parks311
Re: EVIC Problem

I had the same thing happen to under basically the same circumstances. When I got into my car I was talking on my phone and it transferred to the bluetooth connection. When I was done with the call...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-13-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Recall Notice N58-13 - Notification

The dealer quoted me an hour and a half. I told them I will just leave it for the day. Sounds like I made the right decision.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-13-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By Parks311
Re: When did 2014 GC Prices Increase?

Personally the 20" wheels just look right on the Grand Cherokee. They got around surprisingly well in the Nebraska winters on my 2011 and they are the same wheels on my 2014 so I am expecting the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-12-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Recall Notice N58-13 - Notification

I made this thread for quick access to find out if you are affected instead of having to sift through 30+ pages of comments to find the link. As entertaining as the threads can be, I don't always...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-11-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Parks311
2014 Grand Cherokee - Recall Notice N58-13 - Notification

FYI - I see the Milous posted the recall notice on WK2jeeps.com on 11/8. If you want to know if your Jeep is one of the 91,000 recalled but don't want to wait for the official letter to show up you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee lease

That sounds like a great deal!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-17-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,206
Posted By Parks311
Re: FLASH: TRANSMISSION SHIFT ENHANCEMENTS (vehicles with 3.6L engine)

If I have had the previous 2 updates done (one a TSB, the other TSB/RRT) will the dealership know to do this update the next time I bring it it. To put it another way, since I already had the RRT...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee lease

I think the rough numbers are $10 per thousand. You have a optioned out Laredo so that sounds about right. You can plug in your numbers to this site as well to tell you if your lease is good (it's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Parks311
I got pretty lucky on my last lease (and...

I got pretty lucky on my last lease (and hopefully this one) in that I returned it 6 months early and owed nothing. In fact I actually had a little equity in it that was applied to the new lease. But...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee lease

Overland or Limited? MSRP?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee lease

Does that $548 include taxes? What mileage are they giving you? I'm at $541 (incl taxes) for 39 months, 12,000 miles/yr. I also had no money down, first months payment due at signing + $295...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,206
Posted By Parks311
Re: FLASH: TRANSMISSION SHIFT ENHANCEMENTS (vehicles with 3.6L engine)

I had the update RRT installed on Friday. I immediately noticed a change for the better in the down-shifts and the acceleration lag. Not sure if it was as much of an improvement as much as that the...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 12-05-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Parks311
JK-8 (Custom Wrangler Unlimited)

First time I have seen the conversion kit installed and for sale at a dealership. It can be yours for $64,999.00. Interesting to look at but I'd rather have a WK2 SRT8 for that kind of money!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,383
Posted By Parks311
Re: Damaged Key Notice, No Convenience Keyless features will work, but...

I'm not sure about the rest of your issues but getting into the Fob is fairly simple. The easiest way I have found is to remove the emergency entry key from the Fob and use it to pry to two halves...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-01-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,613
Posted By Parks311
Re: pentastar V6 oil pressure question

I'm not sure if it is "normal" or not but my V6 performs exactly the same way.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-12-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,204
Posted By Parks311
Re: UConnect and the Iphone 4s

Like you said, as a phone, it works great. As a media player, not so much. I have gotten it to stream occasionally but it will eventually screw up and I just turn it off. Just as easy to load the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-12-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,204
Posted By Parks311
Re: UConnect and the Iphone 4s

I've had a similar issue with my iPhone 4S. They will probably need to do another update to the radio software to clear up the issues. There was a radio update that came out prior to the iPhone 4S...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-06-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2006 GC funkiness. diagnosis?

I had a similar problem with my '05 before. It ended up being that the battery was bad. Had it replaced and the problems went away. Seemed that the '05's were very touchy when it came to battery...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-14-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By Parks311
Re: 4.7 vs New V6

I second that one. I had a 2005 4.7 that I traded in for my V6 and between the two of them it was pretty comparable. With the improvements made on the 4.7 in the later years of the WK I would have...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,161
Posted By Parks311
Re: V6 High Pitched Sound

The noise cycles on and off with the A/C (especially in Auto Mode). The noise is most noticeable during city stop and go driving under 30 mph. Hope this helps.

BTW - Since having the TSB fix...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-09-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,976
Posted By Parks311
Re: Brake Issue and Panoramic Roof Liner Rattle

That's definitely palusible. The curse of these vehicles being so quiet on the inside is that you hear EVERYTHING. It can drive you nuts. The A/C high pitched noise was driving me nuts. Luckily...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-09-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,976
Posted By Parks311
Re: Brake Issue and Panoramic Roof Liner Rattle

The brake issue "could not be duplicated" and of course it has been intermittent and I couldn't show them either. I haven't felt it since I've gotten the vehicle back so hopefully it will stay that...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-07-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By Parks311
Re: 2012 V6(Mexico) Limited Engine Recall

<in the most sarcastic voice possible> Of course! I have complete faith in Jeep and Chrysler service! ;):lol::thumbsup:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-07-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,976
Posted By Parks311
Re: Brake Issue and Panoramic Roof Liner Rattle

UPDATE - Got the Jeep back today. I Had a bunch of things done all at once (A/C TSB, Steering TSB, One of the Horns was shorted out, Water leak through the back window, Alarm TSB, and the roof...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By Parks311
Re: FCW Sensor Location

That happened to me before on my WK with the smart beam headlights. I mounted a TXTag right in the middle top of my windshield to get it out of my view (it's just a small RFID sticker) Then I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,051
Posted By Parks311
EVIC Gas Mileage Accuracy

I was looking through the threads and couldn't find what i was looking for so I apologize if it is already out there in advance.

Regarding the EVIC gas mileage display, it does not seem to be very...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-30-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,976
Posted By Parks311
Re: Brake Issue and Panoramic Roof Liner Rattle

When I brought it in I was also going to have some TSB work done. It took them until yesterday to finally get all the parts in (see my other thread about parts). So rather than being stuck in a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-21-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By Parks311
Re: Weird buzzing after shutdown.

:thumbsup: After this next visit to the dealer, I think I am on board with the same attitude. Everyone thinks I have all these issues with the Jeep and it's actually never had a problem yet. It's...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-21-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By Parks311
Re: Weird buzzing after shutdown.

I have the same thing in my '11. I also have the 3.6L. Maybe it's something with the new V6 engine? You are right though. the sounds seems to be coming from the driver's side behind the dash...
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