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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-12-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By SJandL
Re: MY15 KL Limited

Marty, good to hear from you. Just like you, my KL is fantastic. No issues to report at all after 14 months of ownership and more than 15,000 on the clock. I just love this vehicle to pieces.
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,044
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

Good stuff. :)

2015 Economy Invitational - motoring.com.au (http://www.motoring.com.au/reviews/2015/2015-economy-invitational-100358)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-30-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13,800
Views: 1,213,190
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Is this applicable to us ie: MY14 WK2 export? A new Uconnect update addressing various issues released today.

I noticed it when I was checking the KL TSB thread but this caught my attention -
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-12-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,044
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

Following on from GMWK2's post here's the bloke appointed:

Jeep complaints: Ex-Ford counsel Peter George to mediate between parent FCA and customers in Jeff Kennett-style arbitration...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 08-14-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By SJandL
Re: KL DPF Regeneration message

Duckhunter - I think (looking at your garage) that you have a WK2 not a KL so you wouldn't have the stop/start option (sometimes referred to as Idle Stop on other brands) as a choice on your EVIC...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 08-02-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep Life (Clothing)

Agree with Marty.

I have a number of Jeep apparel pieces - several winter jackets and one, a brilliant woollen trench coat in black (that unfortunately is not for sale on the website) but I always...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By SJandL
Re: An Overland followed me home today :)

What a shame about the tranny flash on the KL Jeepster. They should've listened to you.

Our KL CRD has never been flashed (the R01+ flashes don't apply because it is the 2.0l diesel engine) but I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,044
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

Some one (handle of Charlie) has posted a very good and detailed response in the comments section of this motoring.com.au report on the issue.

Fiat Chrysler slammed by US government -...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 103,561
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge capped-price servicing announced for Australia (http://www.caradvice.com.au/366899/mopar-menu-new-capped-price-servicing-plan-for-jeep-chrysler-dodge-in-australia/)

Here's...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-29-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 48,350
Posted By SJandL
Re: Rear safety camera

Kizz, I think mrcazbir is a spam post. He posted the identical blurb on Whirlpool under the WK2 thread and it was deleted marked spam.

ETA: I've reported the post.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-27-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,232
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian UConnect 8.4AN- Questions and Answers

Oh that's good Ash - progress made. :)

There have been ongoing issues between car manufacturers and Apple. It was the number one reason why I chose an Android over the iPhone a while ago when...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-19-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-19-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Locky, just looking at the original Vehicle Information/Equipment printouts from the dealer handbook (from May 2014) that I have, there is no mention of the heated steering wheel at all, even within...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-19-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By SJandL
Re: Pentastar 3.2 v SIDI 3.6

You naughty naughty boy. :D

I had a moment today in the CRD - Stuck behind a Prado driver doing 20kms under the limit? Limit was 100 - semi-rural country road - not the best road but once you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 103,561
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

Predates being the operative word I think Russell. My understanding is that it is a 'fill for life' sealed system. (Whatever 'Fill for life' means :D)

ETA: I found this tech sheet from 2012...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 103,561
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

No. The ZF8 speed is not due for service until the 160,000 km mark according to them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-14-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,044
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

Google 'Jeep dealers may start legal action' for a free version of the story.

However, another story but how am I not surprised. What's the old saying...

Once a thief, always a thief...
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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 05-31-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Hi Roger

Welcome again - sorry, I was a bit quick this morning (busy day) - glad you found the recall link for your vehicle and none are outstanding. :thumbsup:

Here is another link for you -...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 05-30-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian RO5 recall

Hi Dodgy - Welcome to JG.

To check whether your vehicle has any recalls outstanding on it - go here and enter in your VIN.
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-27-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4,282
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 334,721
Posted By SJandL
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Congrats Capt'n. :thumbsup: Enjoy.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-27-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,282
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 334,721
Posted By SJandL
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yep - sucks doesn't it. :(



They won't and have invoked the fine print on the back of that old brochure. This paragraph centred around the conversation I had with them a few months ago. It...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,282
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 334,721
Posted By SJandL
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The splash screen with the globe appears only with the MY15 models. Cool pic eh. :)

Address input via VR for you to test. Press the VR button and then say 'Navigate to 123 address, suburb,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4,282
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 334,721
Posted By SJandL
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Sorry Qpr - was in the middle of something else so couldn't reply in detail.

It has been confirmed by one of the Australian MY15 GC owners (sorry can't remember who - would need to search) that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-24-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,667
Posted By SJandL
Re: Done.

It's hits ninth at about the 105 km/h mark, which is well within the 110 speed limit of our freeways. It sits very nicely there. ;)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-21-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 80,698
Posted By SJandL
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

I understand that the GC's and the KL's are fitted out with the Swedish AutoLiv airbags not Takata. I confirmed the KL fit-out today when I was perusing AutoLiv's 2014 financials ('cos I was bored)...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-20-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,050
Posted By SJandL
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

List:

Potential air bag inflator rupture with metal fragments causing serious injury (NHTSA ID 14V-817):
Chrysler announced a recall of 2,908,790 vehicles nationwide on December 24, 2014, to...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 04-19-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Matt, I'll PM you because I'm unsure whether I'm allowed to cross-post from another forum.

It's instructions on how to take the pad apart to accommodate a bigger phone. A bit radical though - it...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-31-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By SJandL
Re: MY15 KL Limited

:thumbsup: Marty.

Same here with our KL. Zero issues to report - a great vehicle. :)
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-12-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I found something new today with regards to the Electronic park brake and the auto setting in the Uconnect screen.

I've been running with this for a few weeks now - it's an excellent feature. As...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-02-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13,800
Views: 1,213,190
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Chooke - Here in this thread. Selous saved it as a PDF - Post #12.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/free-mopar-oil-filter-34654.html
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13,800
Views: 1,213,190
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No worries. Will do it tomorrow.

Will ask VR to navigate to an address whilst stationary and repeat whilst on the move.

Will capture build sticker on drivers door at the beginning of the vid...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-27-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Nice pics Softsand. :)

Here's a review from the Kiwi's. I think they like it... :thumbsup:

Jeep: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Limited review | Car & SUV...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-26-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13,800
Views: 1,213,190
Posted By SJandL
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

A big thank you again to Big Skiddy and IBAJ for their recommendation of the 'Touch Up Guys'.

Bill from TUG's Narallen came today - arrived at 8.30am and finished at 3pm.

There was a bit more...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,514
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Hang on Matty - you are confusing the two vehicles I think.



This only applies to the KL. If you do not get the Lux option on the KL, then you have the flip 'n stow storage in the front...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,514
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Aero mode engages and lowers the vehicle when you hit and sustain speeds of greater than 90km/hr (for more than 20 seconds). I have found it engages at about the 85 mark and you do not need to be in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-21-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,514
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

I think that the dealer going away may in fact have worked in your favour here. The KL without the Tech pack (and coupled with the space issue) would have disappointed you I think.

IMHO, the KL...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,514
Posted By SJandL
Re: Grand Ltd Vs. KL Trailhawk

Hi Matty :)

I posted on your AJOR thread. :D

Looks like space has won out over the tech when all said and done. You won't be disappointed with the WK2 if that's the way you end up going...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-19-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

So would we have Julian (and it was available as it turned out).

I thought that the Lux option as advertised (even on the dealers vehicle orientation literature that I have), only had Vented...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 02-05-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I'm an idiot. I've been driving around for the last two months or so manually pressing (and unpressing) the electronic park brake button.

I discovered the electric park brake option in the...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 01-31-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 47,825
Posted By SJandL
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Very nice Deadpool. :)

Softsand - maybe by the end of the week? Fingers crossed for you.

I had what was the easiest flat tyre the other day. Front drivers side - flat as a pancake but...
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