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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

no.. I adjusted my driving to suit.. fortunately, I'm rarely in a hurry
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Well.. I don't pull out in heavy traffic.. ...

Well.. I don't pull out in heavy traffic.. Plenty fast once she gets up and going.. Just slow to start
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-26-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

yeah, but it wasn't that big and it was on the left side.. I am in a hilly area, just bought a bunch of gear that goes on roof rack.. I used the entry/exit mode all the time to get acdcess to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-26-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

so.. an update on failed air suspension system..

finally got summit back yesterday.. have to say, Barb and Ken at Gresham jeep are the real deal!! they were super attentive to getting me back...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-18-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

not gonna sweat it.. it seems that there is some sort of emergency back up shock spiring.. it's supper low but still feels like it bounces a little.. not gonna let it ruin my vacation.. just got...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

think it's ok to make the 60 mile drive? what additional damage, if any, could occur?
i can't drive 55.. do i have ta try? don't tell me to keep it under 35!!!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

they know.. spoke with them earlier.. said they could fit me in in the morning..
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

spoke with and wanted to go to portland first but told me to go to dalles because was closer and if i had it towed to portland it would cost me $ because it's out of the tow range.. driving it to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

no.. I got the extended warranty at the dealership at the point of sale.. I was just hypothesizing that it was probably 3rd party due to the fact that they told me to rent a car then they would pay...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

did that first.. said there would be an additional charge to tow it to portland because of the range so that's when I opted to limp it over the The Dalles..
I'm guessing that loaners are a thing...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

The one that can take me on Friday is in The Dalles.. NO WAY IN HELL I'M GOING BACK THERE!!
A dealer in Portland said that they could look at it tomorrow morning.. Gonna atempt the 60 mile drive...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

no one offered!!! Service Manager sent me along my merry way.. even went back inside to express my disbelief

told him i just drove 25 miles to get there on it

said they were too booked.. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

any idea what kind of down time I'm looking at for repairs? as stated.. here on vacation till next wednesday then supposed to drive 3000 miles back home
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

doesn't seem to be working.. removed the 40 and the 10 fuse and also tried with removing the relay.. is there a specific reset process? i can hear what seems to be the compressor kicking on by the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

nevermind.. found em.. trying
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

no.. but would love to try that.. wish the service manager thought of it.. what 2 fuses ?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Re: Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

some reason, it published left axle photo upside down
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-17-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,909
Posted By pchamp
Stuck on vacation.. 2014 summit

i guess it could be worse..

just drove 3000 miles to hood river OR from lousy-ana for a vacation from the rancid heat, in my brand spanking new 2014 summit.. Which I had been waiting to arrive...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-17-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By pchamp
Re: Air Suspension Message

I'll let you know what i find out.. my 2014 summit's front end suspension just went out completely.. as in front end is all the way dropped.. "air suspension cooling down, please wait" comes up...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By pchamp
Help... 2014 summit air suspension failure

so.. just drove 3000 miles in my new summit to live in oregon for the summer(escape louisiana heat)..

it's rather hilly up here.. my front end completely dropped today and won't budge.. rear...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-08-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By pchamp
Re: K&N 63-1563 Performance Intake Kit on 2014 5.7

alright.. heading out of town in the morning.. have to send K&N back TODAY if I am to return it
should I keep it and install or send back??
have been reading some threads with claims of negative...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-29-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By pchamp
Re: K&N 63-1563 Performance Intake Kit on 2014 5.7

Did you install yourself? How long did it take? Difficulty level??
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-26-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By pchamp
K&N 63-1563 Performance Intake Kit on 2014 5.7

just came in.. having second thoughts..
anyone have any experience with these? is it worth the effort? seems like system is set up as a cold air intake already
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

video is showing unresponsiveness.. it has been very noticeable when trying to pull out in heavy fast traffic where split seconds count
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

last car is an 89 fj62 land cruiser.. still have it.. tested responsiveness today.. test result.. instant acceleration.. from an 89 fj
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

went by dealership to pick up plate.. as soon as i started to mention the throttle issue, my rep finished my sentence.. told me that the adaptive transmission takes about 5000 miles to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

possibility.. but why the hesitation in neutral as shown in video?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

have noticed that too.. i can floor it, hold it briefly and release before it gives any indication of revving.. will rev up high then unwind for about 4 seconds.. strange behavior

all those...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

just tried it with eco off.. still seems to be about a one second lag when i punch it.. doesn't matter if i'm at a stand still or while moving.. in neutral or in drive.. i punch the gas and it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

ah.. good thought.. will try that.. thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,093
Posted By pchamp
2014 5.7 Throttle Lag

any body else have a throttle lag on their 5.7s? there is a pretty serious lag when starting from a stop.. gets scary when accidentally pulling out in front of traffic.. any way to combat???
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 24,331
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Summit issues!

well.. "remove" the account I should say.. so that I can start over and input emails for registration
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-23-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 24,331
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Summit issues!

can't get uconnect to remove.. says pin is invalid.. called and they couldn't reset from connect.. anyone know how to reset the radio manually?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

wow.. very nice.. can't wait to see how/if the granite summit matches the bottom trim perfectly
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I live in louisiana but may be willing to cover shipping charges, depending on how high they are
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Anyone ordering an overland with the 20" wheels want to swap for my summit's wheels??
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

much darker.. should have color on Chrysler 300 models at dealership
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

ME TOO!!! Guess my fussing about no granites being produced finally paid off
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8,289
Views: 829,413
Posted By pchamp
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

What level do you have to be to get the factory to build a Granite or 2??
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