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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Michelin Latitude Tour

I have a 2012 5.7l GC received in October 2011. Two summers of driving - 34,000 (all on road) - my OEM Michelin Latitude Tour tires were essentially bald = not able to pass inspection. This summer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Leaking Power Steering Rack and Pinion Boots

My 2012 built in September 2011 and delivered on 10/6/11 now has 70,000 miles and leaking at boot on right (passenger) side which will not let it pass NYS inspection due this month.

As I am out...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Bluetooth pairing with LG G3 not working?

I cannot help you with your problem but thank you for posting. I am planning to upgrade my Motorola Droid Razr and was considering either the Samsung S5 or the LG G3. Although the LG has many...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-21-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,459
Posted By falcon_o
Re: DIY: Hemi 5.7L Spark Plug Change

I checked with my dealer (2012 5.7l hemi GC) and the torque spec is 18-21ft/lbs. I have done one change at 46,000 miles with plugs showing little wear with no decrease in mileage or performance...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Stuck in first - CEL

Before replacing the solenoid pack which corrected my problem, the PCM was replaced as the dealer told me Jeep had released an updated part. Note my 2012 was built in September 2011. I do know a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-15-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Stuck in first - CEL

Assuming it is intermittent and the root cause is no longer present, you can clear the light by disconnecting the battery for approx. 5 minutes. You may want to find out what the code is first. Many...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,783
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Transmission goes into "limp" mode

@ 59,000, 4/2/14, had the exact same problem/code/solution on my 5.7L 2012 JGC.

Curious if this is indicative of a design flaw with this part.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Stuck in first - CEL

I have a 2012 5.7l Grand Cherokee which just - 59,000 miles - had a similar problem except I was stuck in 4th (limp mode) with a CEL code of P0750 =L/R (low/reverse) solenoid. The solenoid pack in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,076
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Cold weather starting noise

I also have the noise - 2012 Larado X with hemi - when starting in cold. Lasts for up to several minutes. I notice it varies as I turn the steering wheel so suspect power steering related as noted...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-23-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,797
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Hemi spark plug change interval?

I have a 2012 Larado X with the 5.7 hemi. I changed my plugs with OEM NGK LZFR5C11 @ 43K miles. The gap measured .001 over factory spec. and all were clean. The change took approx 1.5 hours following...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-26-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,797
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Hemi spark plug change interval?

I just changed my plugs with NGK OEM plugs @ 47,000 taking 1.5 hours from start to finish

The plugs removed looked excellent with the gap @ .044. My mileage was still 17 city/highway and 20-21...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-07-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,797
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Hemi spark plug change interval?

I have a 2012 GC with the 5.7 hemi. I just completed a round trip from Rochester, NY to Boston driving 420 miles each way on a single tank / leg. I had 40K miles when I departed and original plugs....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-13-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,046
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Hemi oil cosumption

I now have 18,000 miles on my 2012 5.7l Larado X. I have changed oil every 3000 miles and have not had any consumption between changes.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-05-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By falcon_o
2012 Laredo X - 430N GPS Garbled Voice

When the Garmin GPS voice on the 430N in my 2012 Laredo X is set to female it is intermittently lightly garbled when indicating directions. If switched to the male voice there is a noticeable...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,846
Posted By falcon_o
Re: What tires are you running for the winter?

For my ordered 2012 Laredo X I purchased from TiresbyWeb 4 18" Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7 SUV studded snow tires. I will be mounting them on steel Sport Edition SX wheels (OZ Racing Alleggerita SX) I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-20-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Exclusive Targeted $500 Bonus Cash

I have heard back from the dealer and the $500 rebate is conditional on taking delivery by 9/29/11.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-19-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By falcon_o
Re: Exclusive Targeted $500 Bonus Cash

I found the incentive show below, listed as a local incentive, on line.

http://autos.aol.com/cars-Jeep-Grand+Cherokee-2012-Laredo__4dr_4x2/incentives/

Bonus Cash Chrysler 2012 Northeast Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-15-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,618
Posted By falcon_o
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-15-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,618
Posted By falcon_o
2012 Laredo-X 18" Wheel Offset Specification - Purchase

I just ordered snows for my also just ordered 2012 Laredo-X and thus need to purchase wheels, preferably steel as for winter use. I need help with:

Size: 18x8, 5 bolt, 5" pattern. Offset...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By falcon_o
Re: 2012 - Finding Lowest Purchase Price

:D The full tank of gas I'll be getting is worth at least $74 :D

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By falcon_o
Re: 2012 - Finding Lowest Purchase Price

A lower cost would have been welcome but in my area $300 below invoice was the best I could manage. As noted, several local AAA affiliated dealers would not match the offer and when I contacted other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By falcon_o
2012 - Finding Lowest Purchase Price

After completing enough due diligence to require beverage therapy I have ordered a 2012 deep cherry red Laredo X with the 5.7 hemi, towing package and 430N media center paying $300 below invoice and...
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