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Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 06-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Potential diesel buyers beware this is a post from a Jeep grand Cherokee lover

I guess it could be an issue, on my 2012 I've never seen a message about the DPF.
Have seen a message on a 2014 about how many % full it was( does the 2012 give any indication about the DPF burn?)...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 06-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Potential diesel buyers beware this is a post from a Jeep grand Cherokee lover

Gerry,
I know have 121,000 klms on my CRD and love it.
Way better than the V6 Pentastar petrol.
Better towing 3500kg
Awesome fuel economy.
Drive it you will love it


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By RocketRod
Thumbs up Re: Diesel Wk2: What towing MPG are you getting?

Just come back from traveling with a mate 2014 limited CRD and he was towing an enclosed car trailer 3000kg and got 11.9lt per 100kilometres!

My 2012 doing the same trip 9.6lt per 100 towing a...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,974
Posted By RocketRod
Thumbs up Re: WK2 Sump Protection Plate

Fitted my "Chief Products" sump protection plate over Easter couldn't be happier with the end result and ease of installation.
Love the idea of the bolt head protection washers.
Fantastic product...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 04-17-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Potential diesel buyers beware this is a post from a Jeep grand Cherokee lover

I have a 2012 WK2 CRD and have done 112,000 kilometres since Picking it up 28 months ago, I've had a slight oil leak on the sump repaired under warranty at around 60-70,000klm mark.
I know of...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-08-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Towing

Here in Australia have a mate with a 2014 CRD and he has an enclosed car trailer with an all up weight of around 3000kg (2.2lb = 1 kg) and he returned 9.9 litres per 100 kilometres on the highway at...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,953
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

Bob,
I've left my Bluespark attached when in for last service,don't believe any issues but will ask after next service to update the info as to "if" We Tech picks up the tuning box
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-05-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,953
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

I've done about 10,000 klms with Bluespark Pro+Boost Control fitted, have it set on map 8 at about 75% of map on Map adjuster NO codes thrown on that setting had planed to set to on 0 and run times...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-02-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By RocketRod
Re: 18 inch All Terrains -

I have just last week fitted Hankook Dynapro ATM RF10 on my 2012 WK2 with 18" wheels. The original size was 265/60R18fitted with Kumho highway tyre.

New tyres are 114 load rating and compared...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 11-12-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By RocketRod
You wouldn't think it would unduly affect...

You wouldn't think it would unduly affect handling - mine is a steel spring so it already rides higher than Aero mode...
He doesn't want to tow in off road setting just not on low setting
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 11-12-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By RocketRod
So the question still remains can you override...

So the question still remains can you override Aero mode?
Who cares why he wants to that's his business can it be done or not?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-04-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,303
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Revised service interval for Aus & NZ?

I've been debating the "over servicing" compared to overseas since I first took delivery of my CRD Grand Cherokee and at my 90,000 service it was yet again confirmed its 6months or 10,000...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 90,584
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Changes for 2015?

Wow I've done 92,000 klms in my WK2 diesel in 22 months and not hit the fuel filler button once,how close do you sit to the dash?
I'd like to see the foot parking brake go as we'll and put in a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 90,584
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Changes for 2015?

Why did they remove the Flipper glass I love that feature, although it does collect a lot of dust around it(under outer area before the seal) when driven on dirt roads...
Also not keen to upgrade...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By RocketRod
Thumbs down Re: Force A/C Recirculation On 24x7

My Oct 2011 built -2012 model CRD has the same issue tried everything to get it to stay on recycle as this vehicle seems to have an uncanny knack of picking up fumes from the cars in front of you.
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By RocketRod
Re: WK2 Jeep Start/Stop Issue

Did this ever get resolved if so what was the solution?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,808
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Clicking sound

I have the same sound 2012(built Oct 2011 CRD steel spring Laredo)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,575
Posted By RocketRod
Angry Re: SAND driving - Have you had a problem with your GC?

OK been Back to the beach no issues to report with the service 4WD BUT I did get stuck and the bloody front Recovery hook CJD Australia came up with for the 2012 IS CRAP to use! cant fit strap easily...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-29-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,974
Posted By RocketRod
I'd be interested in whatever solution you come...

I'd be interested in whatever solution you come up with, my previous Prado just had a pressed metal plate here.
I had a day on the beach yesterday and have after 1 trip almost lost/ destroyed the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-20-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,252
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Anyone Interested In Petitioning HQ in US?

I have now done 87000 klms in my WK2 I love the car and have a great service Manager who works hard to keep me smiling, I think people need to have an understanding attitude cars by their nature can...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By RocketRod
Re: Engine Hours - V - Miles, KMs

My CRD has 1801 hours @ 87090 klms or 54093 Miles = 48 kph average
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,575
Posted By RocketRod
Re: SAND driving - Have you had a problem with your GC?

Did you experience the SERV 4WD problem? yes
What level of GC do you have? (Laredo, Limited, Overland, etc) Laredo
What month and year was your GC built? October 11)
Which engine? (Hemi, V6, CRD)...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 07-05-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,696
Posted By RocketRod
Question Re: WK2 Diesel Owners: Would you buy it again?

Hi Bob,
I have tried to ague about oils etc seems one size fits all so far so good with vehicle I love my WK2 has so many things better than my Prado before it just wish it had extra seats and more...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 07-03-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,696
Posted By RocketRod
Re: WK2 Diesel Owners: Would you buy it again?

My Dealer uses "Fuchs Lubricants" German Brand it's called GT1 15w-30 Low ash on the service tax invoice
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-10-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,696
Posted By RocketRod
Re: WK2 Diesel Owners: Would you buy it again?

Service intervals here are a joke, standard 10,000km no engine monitoring funny thing is the service indicator has only ever told me service due once in 70,000 kms and that was after a service where...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-10-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,696
Posted By RocketRod
Nominate Re: WK2 Diesel Owners: Would you buy it again?

I would buy one again in a heart beat SO far a fantastic vehicle like all the other Aussie's on here I despair at the parts prices and spares issue but my particular Dealers Service Manager has done...
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