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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-13-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By rybocf
Re: ACC and Brake Lights

You did, but then there seemed to be some potential disagreement :)

-Ryan
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-12-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By rybocf
Re: ACC and Brake Lights

Ok so are we clear on this because it's freaking me out.

When the ACC has to stop hard enough for to apply braking, does it IN FACT cause the brake lights to go on??

If not, then I'm not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,709
Posted By rybocf
Re: Limited vs Overland

3 Reasons I did not buy the Overland and went with a Limited with some extra options (wanted the ACC and Ventilated seats)

1. I did not want a wooden steering wheel.
2. Did not want air...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-21-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By rybocf
Re: Dealer pushback on a TSB?

Thanks, good advice.

I printed the TSB and described my problem as "C" on the list. The strange thing is that even though my build date is 12/4 they told me that my VIN does not apply to this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-21-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By rybocf
Dealer pushback on a TSB?

I just got off the phone with the dealer I purchased my WK2 from in December. I have experienced the premature upshift and power loss problem and wanted to go in for my first oil change and get the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-12-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,724
Posted By rybocf
Re: Start/ Stop button removal?

It pulls off with your fingers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By rybocf
Re: Affiliate Pricing

Sounds bogus to me...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,041
Posted By rybocf
Re: Wiper blades.

I bought Bosch Icons for my WK2 and they work well. I got 2 21s before I realized the driver side is 22 :)

-Ryan
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-29-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,864
Posted By rybocf
Re: Test drove V-6 today - Not excited

Thanks, I will definitely get it in to have those done soon.

-Ryan
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,710
Posted By rybocf
Re: I am getting spooked

It should also automatically empty the fuel tank onto the road. You know, as a safety feature....

-Ryan
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-29-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,864
Posted By rybocf
Re: Test drove V-6 today - Not excited

I have a December build date, so I'm not sure if I have the update. I did notice early upshift leaving me with a crappy power band. Strangely that problem seems to have subsided quite a bit. I'm...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-29-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

Good thinking on the spare batteries. I now a 5 pack sitting at home. Sounds like your battery was on the way out, or there was some type of "misfire".

Mine is working pretty well now, my only...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-27-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

The batteries I bought and put into the FOB are lasting longer than the ones that came from the factory, I have yet to have my replacement die yet.

I will say this though, last night my wife came...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,046
Posted By rybocf
Re: Any way to use the backup camera when not in "R"??

I don't want to sound like a moron, but how do you watch DVD movies while in motion on the 430N with the LockPick? Is there a DVD drive in there somewhere or do you need to have some external...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-11-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,137
Posted By rybocf
Re: anyone get their iPod 4th gen to work?

FYI, there's no such thing as a 4G IPhone....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By rybocf
Re: 1st long trip

One of the best features of the WK2 over my old ride.....the bigger gas tank. Sounds silly, but being able to commute for a whole week without refilling is actually really convenient. In my Caddy I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By rybocf
Re: Laredo X v. Overland

I originally intended to buy a Laredo X as well (had what I needed without the extras), but got completeled upsold on the HIDs, Heated Steering, ventilated seats, Adaptive Cruise, etc. All those...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By rybocf
Re: Laredo X v. Overland

+1, can't stand wooden steering wheels...love everything else, so I got a loaded Limited (better negotiating power and selection too)

-Ryan
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-21-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

I couldn't find it on the DVD either...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-21-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

It's in the "full" manual that must requested from Jeep. You can also download it as a PDF from Jeep.com and put on your various mobile devices that support it, which is what I did.

-Ryan
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,359
Posted By rybocf
Re: To Infiniti and beyond...new ride

Or maybe you enjoy spending money. The one thing you DO need to learn is that everyone's styles, tastes, available finances, and lifestyle are different and do not have to meet your specifications....
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-17-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By rybocf
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-17-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By rybocf
Message popped up on radio, anyone else?

I was driving home yesterday, I have the 430 (w/nav, not sure exactly which one I have) and I was listening to some sirius station when a message popped up on the screen. I only saw it for a second...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2500 mile review

Thanks about the TSB, I definitely plan on getting this done during my first service.

The "moan" happens a very low speeds (or higher speeds mask it with other sounds) and often worse when...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2500 mile review

Not yet. I'm a believer in the modern oil/engine philosophy. I go by the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule.

-Ryan
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2500 mile review

I don't cruise at that speed, but pushed it up that far just to see how it felt at speed. It was good :)

-Ryan
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By rybocf
2500 mile review

I wanted to share my report for the first 2,500 miles.

First, I have never owned a JGC. Our family has had other Jeeps in the past, but never this model.

I have owned my WK2 for about 6...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Two things:

First, it was more about the wet conditions and how well the summer tires performed relative to the all seasons.

Second, it's about finding that "balance". If you're going to put...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Interesting article, sort of contradicts the C&D one a bit...make me lean more towards a summer/winter combo, mostly due to the wet road performance.
...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-13-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By rybocf
Re: 'Opulence...I has it'

You know what made me the most jealous? THE GREEN GRASS IN THE BACKGROUND!!! Can I get some of that, and a little of the warmth too?

-Ryan
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-13-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

I hope so, replacing each FOB since Jan 1st is either a FOB lockup problem or poor batteries in each.

-Ryan
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-13-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

I don't know, but I think that's the only difference between how you and I tried to start with the FOB. I'll have to try taking the key out of the FOB and attempting to start. I'm guessing the key...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Sort of. I read through that Car and Driver article and it specifically said that the winter tires performed about 20% less effectively on wet/dry pavement in the cold weather (relative to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I'll reply one more time and then drop it, I can't stand people that fight in forums, and I don't want to become one.

1. Never having owned snow tires does not make me clueless as their use and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Very interesting and not at all unexpected. Not only does it not change my mind, but now I'm probably less inclined to buy winter tires than I was before reading.

My thought process is this: Of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

No, unless you have super sausage fingers you can sort of grab and "pry" it right out of the socket. Not a problem. I would suggest doing it now to get the feel for it. The first time I had to do...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

Redbolt,

I just read your post in the other thread. I did the EXACT same thing you did. I tried to put the actual key in the ignition and almost got it jammed in there.

One question for...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,134
Posted By rybocf
Re: The Back UP Camera feature is set up WRONG from the factory

We all get the point, and it is funny. I just want to point out that the visibility out the back is not great, thus the reason for backup cameras instead of just looking. I specifically wanted...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,986
Posted By rybocf
Re: 2nd Key FOB battery died

From personal exerpience only it DOES work. I have had 2 FOBs die on me while away from a working FOB. Here's the procedure:

1. Take out hidden key from FOB
2. Use it to unlock door.
3. DO...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,093
Posted By rybocf
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Right, it's an individual decision, not a REQUIREMENT, and you are not a MENACE because you choose not to put snows on....

-Ryan
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