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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By ljramsey
High pitched noise from HVAC blower motor

I have a high pitched noise coming from my HVAC blower motor on cold starts. The problem occurred at the end of last winter and went away when there weather turned warmer. Now that we are in winter...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By ljramsey
Re: tow hooks

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f156/wk2-front-tow-hook-installation-pic-heavy-15288.html


Great detail with pictures. Easy install, especially if have a friend to help out.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By ljramsey
Re: High pitched whistle sound from heating blower fan

I have an appointment scheduled for Jan 20th, the soonest it fit my schedule. Hopefully I will have luck with the service bulletin or them fixing a known problem. With 55,000 miles I am not too...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By ljramsey
Re: High pitched whistle sound from heating blower fan

I appreciate the recommendations. Unfortunately, the windows were not the issue. I will contact my dealer for the service bulletin.

Thank you.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By ljramsey
High pitched whistle sound from heating blower fan

I have a '11 Overland with ~54,000 miles. This morning when my heater fan was running on high I noticed a high pitched whistle noise that sounds like it is coming from the passenger side under the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By ljramsey
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland

I purchased my '11 Overland in Aug 2011 and now have 56,000 trouble-free miles on it. $32k for an Overland sounds fair. I am sure you will be happy with the purchase.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-06-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 30,050
Posted By ljramsey
Re: NEW software application RHR-RHW-RHP 2.184

Thank you for the update. The update was very easy. Have not had a chance to test it out, but do thank you for providing the update.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By ljramsey
Re: v1 or passport max

The V1 arrows are as JWS said, invaluable. I have been using a V1 for 12 years without any issues...or tickets. The arrows give you the ability to see where the radar is coming from and make your own...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-07-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Thule Roof Rack for 2011 WK2?

I have the same feet and fit kit, but 47" bars. That is the minimum length that works. You can longer, just depends on what you plan to hull on top and if you are okay with the extra hang over.
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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 60,875
Posted By ljramsey
Re: WK2 Front Tow Hook Installation (pic heavy)

After purchasing the tow hooks eight months ago, I finally installed today on my 2011. Thanks for the pictures. Fairly easy, 1 1/2 hours to complete.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Replacing daytime running light bulb

Yeah, I have larger hands but finally managed to squeeze them into place and pull the light.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By ljramsey
Replacing daytime running light bulb

Good day, does anyone have any tips or hints for accessing and replacing a daytime running light bulb? I do not see an easy way to access the headlight assembly.

Thank you in advance.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-21-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,157
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Where to find latest software version for 730n RHR Radio/Nav system

Gracenote is the CD database that identifies the CD in your player and associates it with the artist, track names, label art, etc.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-12-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,348
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Hello all!! Big problem with my new Jeep grand cherokee Overland!

Back in the late-80's, my grandfather's Ford F-150 jumped out of park and ran over him as he was behind it opening a fence. Thankfully he injuries were not life threatening and he fully recovered....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,269
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

Yes, I have a 2011 Overland V6 that I have owned for a year today and driven 24,890 thus far and love it.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-17-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Will a 44in Thule Fairing work on a WK2?

I have Thule's square bars and the 44" fairing. The fairing is the right size and fits nicely. There is noticable wind noise with the square bars and fairing especially above 50 mph. Without the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,166
Posted By ljramsey
Re: My new Rack

Very clean look. How much weight can they support?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-11-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,611
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Thule AeroBlades - Pics

I use those bar pads on my Thule square bars and strap my kayak straight to the bars. Just got back from a trip to Florida (I live in Indiana) and had zero issues.

Good luck.
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 01-01-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,513
Posted By ljramsey
Re: 1. Software Update MyGIG RHR-RHW-RHP Units / Version 2.120

Thank you for sharing the update. Works fantastic on my '11 Overland. I really like the addition of the weather radar. I did not lose any of my presets or recent navigation destinations. The only...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-12-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By ljramsey
Re: new 3.6l pentastar

You can expect to lose around 20% MPG with E-85.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Crossbars for roof rails?

I installed the Thule 460R Podium system with the square bars to carry my kayak. I have been very pleased with how easy it was to install, the stability of the system, being able to lock the feet to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-04-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 51,606
Posted By ljramsey
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

I traded my '07 Tundra CrewMax for a 2011 Overland. So far I am very happy with my decision.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-04-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By ljramsey
Re: iPod integration with 430N/730N

My iPod Classic 60gb is recognized within 30 seconds and plays very well with very little lack time. I have an original iPod Touch that I have simply given up on using with my 730N. It would take...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,209
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Anybody know ETA on Thule or Yakima Racks?

The Thule bars set up 3" from the roof with the 460 Podium feet.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-24-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Roof Rack Access

Yes, I can load it with the air suspension lowered to entry level. And no, wind noise is pretty darn annoying, but to me that is the price I pay to get to the water.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-24-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Roof Rack Access

Picture of yak on top of Jeep using Thule rack system and Yakima Bowdown J-hooks.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-23-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,740
Posted By ljramsey
Re: iOS5

Yes. Once you press the home button and activate Siri it will use your vehicle's speakers and microphone.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Roof Rack Access

I lower the vehicle to the park position with the air suspension and use Thule's kayak load assist bar. Works great and allows me to load my Jackson Kayak Coosa by myself.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-23-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,740
Posted By ljramsey
Re: iOS5

You will need to use the home button on the phone to activate Siri.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-20-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 23,795
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Free Sirius almost over, are you going to renew?

Do you mind sharing the phone numbers for the English speaking customer service? I am trying to link multiple accounts, but after three attempts stopped because the Indian speaking reps were not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-18-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By ljramsey
Re: how to fish a Ferrari Enzo out of the ocean

I love the picture of the kayaker sitting next to the Enzo as it is being pulled out of the water. Classic!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By ljramsey
Re: WeatherTech Floor Mats

I too have the DigitalFit mats for my '11 GC Overland. Previously I had DigitalFit mats in my Toyota Tundra and had the same fit issues you describe. The fit in my Jeep is as close to perfect as can...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-24-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,619
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Hardcopy Owners Manuals

I ordered mine on Monday and am told they should deliver via UPS within 7 days. Glad this option was posted otherwise I would not have known I could request the hard copies. Correction, they arrived...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,705
Posted By ljramsey
Re: Bow tie down points for securing a kayak

Thank you for the suggestions. I will explore both options. And yes, I plan to use the receiver hooks for the stern tie down.

Lee
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,705
Posted By ljramsey
Bow tie down points for securing a kayak

I am a new Jeep owner (about 12 days) and really enjoying the wealth of knowledge on this forum.

I have installed a Thule top rack system with Yakima's Bowdown kayak carrier. I am having trouble...
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