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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By thall
Re: 3.6L V6 - Headers ?

IIRC, the heads on the pentastar v6 have one large exit... so only potential improvements can be downstream.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,001
Posted By thall
Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

Is the correct coolant not HOAT ?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By thall
Re: Power Steering Fluid slowly leaking?!

Look at the 'boots' on the rack at each end to see if they are wet.

known issue on older W2K's.... think a TSB on it?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-13-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By thall
Re: Another recall is coming (cruise control not decelerating for one~two secs.)

I've always felt the cruise control on these vehicles is the most poorly regulated of any I have seen....
my 94 would hold about 1.5 mph.... my 2011 will change 3mph.... and its worse at like...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By thall
Re: 2011 Laredo : Dealer says change heater core

insufficient coolant ?? Level Low??? air pocket?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-27-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By thall
Re: Cold Startup oil flow

2011 pentastar, 46k
I 'still' worry about the few seconds of sounds of 'dry start' each cranking after sitting for even a few hours...

One poster above mentioned a check valve, don't think...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By thall
Re: Turque curve WK2

google can be a friend... try pentastar graph

this is 2011 though
Google Image Result for http://www.wk2jeeps.com/engine/3.6_liter_pentastar_graph_01.jpg...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,828
Posted By thall
Re: Auto Climate Control Display Problems

is it possible there is a printed film on your display that needs to be removed?

have seem some electronics in blister packages for comsumer display with a visual representation of the screen...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-28-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By thall
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee fob problems

try changing the battery...
ensure the contact points are clean.

have also seen good batteries with dirty contact points.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,775
Posted By thall
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By thall
Re: Lighted interior rear door handles?

do not believe they are illuminated

front ones on my 2011 needed to be activated.....
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-25-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,032
Posted By thall
Re: How to add Auto HVAC to your WK2!

great writeup, but could you have shown the 'after' image of the modified connector?

are they trimmed completely flush for the length? It is the two 'outside' projections, correct?

Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By thall
Re: Took delivery of 2012 Laredo, oil in manifold area

oil filter leak?
oil spilled changing filter?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-09-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,735
Posted By thall
Re: Jeep is almost totaled after deer :(

Drivers side mirror, drivers side rear door re-finish

Glad no one was hurt.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-02-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,824
Posted By thall
Re: Start/Stop button, legit or ripped off

this was changed starting with 2012 models, correct?
2011 it was inclusive on base models.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-01-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,087
Posted By thall
Re: auto climate vs manual

the dealer for my used 2011 GC installed heated leather...
the buttons for the heated seats are on each seat near the forward section.

to have intergrated control would require accessing or...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-01-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,660
Posted By thall
Re: Install automatic climate control AND heated seats?

the dealer for my used 2011 GC installed heated leather...
the buttons for the heated seats are on each seat near the forward section.

to have intergrated control would require accessing or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-27-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,824
Posted By thall
Re: Start/Stop button, legit or ripped off

To assist with those in a similar situation in the future...

Test it first!
IIRC, you can take your finger (or perhaps a bic stck pen) and push 'in' on the receptacle that you insert the FOBIK...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-19-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By thall
Re: Wheel Hub Rust

similar issue in past threads

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,510
Posted By thall
Re: 3.6 Pentastar made in Michigan and Mexico

Seem to recall when this TSB was issued

it was a mexico manufactured engine or block... search should pull up info...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-13-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By thall
Re: Took my new Jeep into Dealer...Now things don't work!

believe the sensor/receiver or whatever it is called for the rear gate is located at the right rear under the trim...

notes on PEM antenna
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-12-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,741
Posted By thall
Re: 3.6 dual exhaust

look for installtion instructions for a rear trailer hitch, it also requires rear bumper removal.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,236
Posted By thall
Re: Annoying doors

Close fine, no excessive effort...
but do share feelings of a weak 'half stop' detent.
and though i also appreciate the wide full open, do find it a stretch to reach to close, i anticipate...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-09-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By thall
Re: Hanging RPMs in Park?

mine consitently starts, holds @ 1500ish on startup...
once underway normal idle speed.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-02-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,116
Posted By thall
Re: Have I overcooked it ?

What wheels are on the vehicle now 17's??
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-31-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,116
Posted By thall
Re: Have I overcooked it ?

what are the wheels on it now?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By thall
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-24-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,721
Posted By thall
Re: Installation: Mopar cargo mat

I HOPE you are kidding!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-15-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By thall
Re: Cruise Control

v-8 or V-6?

in my V-6 cruise in the 50-65mph range results in wide fluctuation of speed... +/- 3mph at any setpoint

in the 72-75mph range, it is better with +/- 1.5mph or so.

IS there any...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,073
Posted By thall
Re: Keyless N Go Fob question

the dealers have software to PROGRAM the fobiks.... if the fobik goes bad... it must be reprogrammed by dealer.

there are 'receivers' in the vehicle... check into the TSB's covering...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,073
Posted By thall
Re: Keyless N Go Fob question

ehhhhhh not sure that would work... :confused:
the fobik needs to be in proximity for the receiver to recognize the 'key'...the fobik has a transponder in it... otherwise how would one prevent...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By thall
Re: Play radio only (no engine running)

the settings are located in the EVIC.... which the manual will explain ;)
Believe you have to be in park to access this section of the EVIC.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-02-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,615
Posted By thall
Re: pentastar V6 oil pressure question

info from a source... but i am still looking for 'how' the variable cam timing devices work.. via oil pressure or what...


Oil system and engine...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-01-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,615
Posted By thall
Re: pentastar V6 oil pressure question

same situation here, cool or cold engine it will approach 85+ psi with rpm's... when fully warm is it rpm dependent...

idle ~26 psi
2k crusing... 40psi
turn it up and above 3500 it will again be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-05-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By thall
Re: Missing Jack Parts??

read somewhere about notching a hockey puck to use as a pinch weld adapter for a jack.........
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-27-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 18,052
Posted By thall
Re: LED in the door **UPDATE**

2011 Laredo... sorta plain jane one.
has LED in the overhead console, and the cup holders.... both are illuminated.
dang if i can see it in either of the door handle recesses or door pockets.....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-27-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,387
Posted By thall
Re: Display's dim before its dark out with rain sensing wipers activated

My 11 Laredo has a very sensitive auto headlight on setting... I can get in shadows of trees at 8am and they will turn on... then off as I get out of 'shade'... same way in evening. Yep, its plenty...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-07-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,113
Posted By thall
Re: Getting the Push button start installed

the 2011 has no 'chip' in the button, it is in the fob.

button can be removed from dash, insert 'fob' and use as key.

button can be transferred to another vehicle, but fob would require...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-06-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 41,531
Posted By thall
Re: V-6 or V-8, regrets?

after 187k on a 5.2 1994 limited, the v-6 is 'different'

i can tell the torque curve is higher in the rpm range for sure.

where the 5.2 would 'lug it out' the V-6 seems 'weak' (part throttle...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-06-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By thall
Re: Engine light on


think there was a tsb on head replacement?
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