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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By xc8great
wrangler 18" wheels fit 5.7 Overland

Looking for help. I am looking at a set of new take offs from 2012 wrangler 18" wheels and tires (dueler A/T on them) to use as a set for winter. The bolt pattern is same but has anyone tried these...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-02-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By xc8great
Re: Gas Door Sticking?

have you tried lubing the gas door/hinge. Mine did a few times, lubed it up good and no issue since.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-02-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,316
Posted By xc8great
Re: Transmission Shudder

....I fought for over a year on my 2011 Overland 5.7 and got nowhere up in Ont. Canada. Keep us updated.


Wishing you best of luck
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-22-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,363
Posted By xc8great
Re: Surging/shuddering between 40-60mph in 5.7l

My 2011 overland 5.7 has had all TSB's done and nothing has fixed this issue. I hope you get better results!!!!!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-13-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,316
Posted By xc8great
Re: Transmission Shudder

Agree 100% with you. They are getting people who complain a TSB update, or in some cases the torque converter change and are hoping they just finally give up AS I AM GUILTY OF. Did over a year of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-07-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By xc8great
Re: Jeep will sometimes raise to OR1 at start-up?

Mine did not go to OR1 or 2 but suspension after coming back to it was much higher as if it tried to level itself out.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By xc8great
Re: Jeep will sometimes raise to OR1 at start-up?

Great info!!!! Mine has done it a couple times and it has been when I park it with front wheels on incline or side hills but it must be sensing 1 or more corners low height and auto moving...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-07-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By xc8great
Re: Tire Life

Vehicles I have seen with the air ride appear to wear the front tires much faster as there seems to be some compromise with alignment settings. As per dealer...Alignment is done in "sportmode" which...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-07-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,316
Posted By xc8great
Re: Transmission Shudder

I agree. Doesn't seem like enough pressure from consumers at present time to get this fixed.

I am not convinced this is caused by the transmission. Last conversation with cust service indicated...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Had also considered that myself and guess it is possible but kind of negates the "auto" wiper feature and as you said, not always dark out when raining.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,316
Posted By xc8great
Re: Transmission Shudder

I wish you all the luck!!! Mine (2011 with 5.7) started at about 3000KM. Was smooth when new and slowly started feeling what felt like a mild miss under light acceleration, the worst being when...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-01-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Going to inquire at dealer next time I am in. AS you said, it defeats the purpose and we paid to have these options!!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-01-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Good to know I am not only one with this. Going to ask dealer about it next time I am in. AS stated earlier, it defeats the purpose of auto lights, nav system and wipers if you have to turn one or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By xc8great
Re: 2012 Overland shudder/vibration at cruising speeds and lurch on start.

X2 Troy. First, ALL please excuse minor rant I am about to go on....I am worse than fedup and we need more owners to stand up and complain LOUDLY to dealers and Chrysler Customer Service. Most people...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By xc8great
Re: Excessive condensation in both foglights

Seals are not doing there job IMO.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Yep can manually overide with the switch but didnt think we should have too..just dont think something is 100% right that daylight sensor is dimming dash and putting on head's much earlier even...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Exactly. Wipers set to on (automatic IF it rains), NOT raining out BUT dash lights dim and headlamps on way to early so that I cannot see roads on the nav screen UNLESS I bypass and set switch to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-06-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By xc8great
Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

Has anyone else found that lights go on and dash lights/nav/radio go to dim to early at times and you can hardly see the the display on the navigation screen? Had mine in for other issues and asked...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-05-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By xc8great
Re: 2012 Overland shudder/vibration at cruising speeds and lurch on start.

X2...Have had same issue as Sliter since about 4K...been to dealer, Chrysler customer service and have been told same thing that a lot of others if not alll do it so normal..BS too many are...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,769
Posted By xc8great
Re: 2011 Jeep GC Surge/Shudder/ engine miss sensation

I HOPE for your sake it does not get worse as many have including mine.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,047
Posted By xc8great
Re: V8 tranny slip / engine vibration

I am assuming (from my own experiences) that the shudder/vibration mostly occurs cruising at highway speeds 50 - 60 MPH, on slight incline with light acceleration and it feels like a engine misfire? ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-23-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,349
Posted By xc8great
Re: Key Fob - Remote Start Distance Issue

If the receiver has an antenna cable attached to it (dealer will know) that runs behind the trim inside, they may have to make sure it is run straight and make sure antenna ground strap (if it has...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-12-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By xc8great
Re: Shifting trans manualy

Understand what you are saying, but, when manually shifting at any point from 2000 to 5000 RPM, it exibits this. Does not do the same thing when in "D" and letting it automatically shift. Never...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-12-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By xc8great
Re: Shifting trans manualy

Thanks for the info! I dont often "manually" shift the vehicle so I didnt notice the change after one of the TSB's done, i guess. Do you know why it doesn't seem to do this when in "D"?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-11-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By xc8great
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-11-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By xc8great
Re: 2011 oil change capacity

I have seen same thing, however I found after you let them sit a LONG time, you will likely see that it was all but full at the 7 qts. For some reason it takes forever to drain all back down into the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-11-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By xc8great
Shifting trans manualy

All...have 2011 overland 5.7. Was out this weekend and was manually shifting the transmission (just on a whim), and noticed the shift from 2nd to third was almost like it didnt shift?? Didnt slip or...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By xc8great
Re: comp testing - how 2 disable fuel and ignition without setting codes

That is about what I would like to do at times!!!

Understand about the diagnosing however I find some techs today overlook basics and rely solely on their scanners. Even so, I doubt I will see...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,495
Posted By xc8great
Re: Overland question

I was contemplating trading for a 2012 however the dealership informed me nothing changed that would prevent this from occuring and would not say I wouldnt get same issue occuring.

There "claim"...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,495
Posted By xc8great
Re: Overland question

Wish that was the case!! Vehicle has all TSB's up to date (just re-verified with dealership 2 weeks ago) and none have helped what so ever.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,495
Posted By xc8great
Thumbs down Re: Overland question

My 2011 Overland 5.7 has feeling of misfire/shudder whenever accelerating up slight inclines or even into headwinds, and I think it is disgraceful especially since it did not do this when new. This...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By xc8great
Re: comp testing - how 2 disable fuel and ignition without setting codes

Looong story. But many run issues that dealer along with Chry cust service will do nothing about. I had plugs out and saw wide variation in the way different cylinders were burning (some plugs stark...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By xc8great
comp testing - how 2 disable fuel and ignition without setting codes

Hope someone can help out. Want to do compresion test on 2011 GC 5.7 but need to know how to disable fuel and ignition system and dont set code?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-28-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,735
Posted By xc8great
Re: Front Wheel Alignment question 2011 Overland

Won't this mean that in "auto" (default) mode, the alignment will be out?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-28-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,735
Posted By xc8great
Re: Front Wheel Alignment question 2011 Overland

Do the quadra lifts have to be in sport mode also when checking alignment?
I have front tire feathering since new and dealer told me alignment out of specs in the "auto" but comes within specs in...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-17-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,878
Posted By xc8great
Re: Ported Throttle Body - WK2

Thank you and will look keep an eye out for your post!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-17-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,878
Posted By xc8great
Re: Ported Throttle Body - WK2

I am hoping so. TY.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-16-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,878
Posted By xc8great
Re: Ported Throttle Body - WK2

Yes ...not good. Occurs every time vehicle is driven. Light acceleration from 80 to 90 KMH going up slight grade and will miss/surge constantly unless I accelerate harder and force a downshift....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-16-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,769
Posted By xc8great
Re: 2011 Jeep GC Surge/Shudder/ engine miss sensation

Daniele...Mine also has had several recordings done and data forwarded to Chrys engineering. report back from Chrysler told me this was a "controlled misfire" and nothing can or will be done about...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-16-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,878
Posted By xc8great
Re: Ported Throttle Body - WK2

Hi Celly...Thanks for your reply. I Have had mine checked out many times through dealership and several data recordings through them and results to chrys engineering. The report back was that this...
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