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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,756
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Jeep Overland - Dash lit up like a christmas tree, speedometer not working

I was just told by the Chrysler Recall Center that the recall has not been released yet because they need to get parts to all the dealerships. She did say the recall letters will be going out this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-06-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,563
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: Air suspension system cooling down 2014

This past week, with about 1800 miles on 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland, I received the cooling down warning briefly. It was near mid-night, had only driven a few miles, and the outside...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

US GLK250BT models do not have any form of spare tire--just runflats.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

New GLK250 has no spare tire--only run-flats in the US.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

If only going to produce 1% diesels, it would seem not to make real business sense what with having to train techs and stock all those diesel-unique parts, etc.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

No. I just leased through Chrysler's new leasing company. To turn in vehicle at end of lease the processing fee is $395. To buy at residual price at end of lease, the processing fee is $350. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

And then there would be the "minor" issue of the steering wheel and pedals being on the wrong side for the US market!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I live at 8500ft. Have not gone higher (has only been four days!), but have gone back and forth to The Springs. Power is not an issue with the Hemi. Coming up the pass today in Eco Mode, I noticed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Yes, I live in the mountains about 25 miles west of Colorado Springs. I bought from Perkins Motors in Colorado Springs. They are good folks and treated me well. Others have dealt with Faricy Boys...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

On Apr 4 my dealership sales manager had just gotten of a telecom where he was told diesel production was being pushed out to late June, so the best I could hope for realistically would be to receive...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 05-04-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,490
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: WK2 Radar Detector - Mirror Power Tap

Thanks for this DIY! It really made it easier for me to install my V1 in a one-day-old 2014 Overland. There were a couple issue for me. One was that there was no blue connector. Mine is black. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,479
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: Anyone else not having problems?

Two days old, and no problelms/issues found. Really an impressive vehicle. Wife is still working on an easy way to climb into the Jeep following her recent full-knee replacement. But that is not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-04-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Digital Speedometer is Accurate

Thursday we took delivery on our ordered 2014 JGC Overland (with V8 and ORAII). Yesterday I drove the Jeep with my old Garmin Nuvi where I could see it to compare the Jeep's digital speed readout...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Limited is missing parts.

Which engine V6 or V8?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

Sorry, but only have them relative to my Overland.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

Jeep is arriving one week too late.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

Lease acquisition fee: $595
APR: 1.22%
Overland Residual: 36 months, 12k per year is 52%
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

It may work for you. My dealer said you can get a competitor lease bonus if you BUY your Jeep.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

Not good on the incentive front! VW conquest cash bonus is not there. No V8 Power Cash for 2014s.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By ColoradoDriver
All Chrysler Leasing Changed Today

Everything changed from ALLY to Chrysler Capital today. Chrysler Capital is the new captive lender for all Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram dealers. Subvented leases and financing will now be done with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,086
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: My 2014 Overland review- not good so far!

Make sure to lock your Jeep with the key fob. On our 2012 Passat, unless you lock using the fob, several of the car's computers stay in a stand-by mode drawing current. The Passat also has lots of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: What fuel for 14 5.7

The system starts with an assumption of what it will take to start the engine, otherwise it could not start the engine. Once running, it looks for pre-detonation, unburned fuel, etc. I understand...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: What fuel for 14 5.7

My point is that modern vehicles measure atmospheric pressure (including temperature and humidity) and take that into consideration when determining ignition and fuel mapping. The mapping also...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,922
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

Many drive-by-wire systems insert a timed delay before accepting accelerator commands--to ensure the driver is not accidently pressing the go pedal by mistake. It is usually related to whether or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Fortunately, both our 2012 Passat TDI SEL and 2014 Overland have key-less entry and push-button start systems.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: What fuel for 14 5.7

Since I live at 8500FT elevation, there is certainly less pressure and thus slower burning fuel mixture. My concern is that modern vehicles already adjust their timing (and fuel amounts) for the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: What fuel for 14 5.7

Wish they sold 89 in Colorado. Mid-grade here is only 87--since lower pressure at altitude.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,253
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: Rear cargo liner options 2014?

I ended up buying Weathertech cargo mat and MOPAR front and rear mats. All seem well made. Now if my '14 Overland would just arrive..........
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,415,899
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Chevy says it is actually the bumper and not the tailgate that needs adjustment.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Lifetime you cannot transfer. And if you are married, you need to be careful with the lifetime the way it is recorded to ensure spouse can still you it should you expire first.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,811
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 V6 owners - how do you like it?

We did not order the V6, because we live at 8500FT, where non-boosted engines produce approximately 24% less horsepower. Would have considered the V6 if we lived at sea level--or even way down at...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,740
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: $1750 below invoice offer for any members -- Colorado Springs, CO

I calculated about 13 days from production start to delivery in Colorado Springs if not stuck in inspection line.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: Mixing gas?

Colorado gas stations usually only sell 85, 87, and 91 octane gas. So I will mix 87 and 91 to get the recommended 89.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,811
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 V6 owners - how do you like it?

We have a 2012 Passat TDI SEL for the long trips (we get about 43 mpg highway). The '14 Overland with the Hemi will be our go anywhere in any weather vehicle.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,385
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 fully loaded limited or overland?

My dealer did not know they even existed until I ordered ours. I sent him the Jeep press photos and he was quite impressed.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: On the Way!!

It can change. My original 4/28 just changed to 5/6.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,385
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 fully loaded limited or overland?

Wait until you see the beautiful indigo/brown interior that only comes on the Overland!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: '14 Overland LED running-lamp flaw?

Are you perhaps bumping the turn signal? On Audis and some VWs, if the turn signal is on the DRL on that side will turn off to make the turn signal easier to see. Don't know on Jeeps, since mine is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: '14 Overland with no Trail Rated badging

I went with ORAII on our ordered Overland. We will seldom, if ever, do any serious off-roading; however, it is nice to know that should an emergency situation arise, we can escape off road through...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-16-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 803,519
Posted By ColoradoDriver
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Does that mean that actual production will slip out into June?
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