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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Drive or transport new JGC Overland Diesel ???

Drive it! We did a road trip 2 yrs ago from Denver - Vegas - LA - SFO and back... 3600 miles in all and the Jeep did great!

Take a scenic drive from Denver and drive through Buena Vista,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Oil Change Intervals on the 3.6?

I used up my first 4 free oil changes at the dealership... changed it every 5k miles. I have since switched to synthetic oil (Castrol Edge). I have done 2 changes myself and the first time I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-15-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Changing axle fluid at 20K miles?

I changed the fluid 2 weeks or so ago at 37000 miles on my 2012 WK2. I also changed the transfer case fluid at the same time. For the diff fluid, I used the mopar "special" expensive fluid. We do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 78,293
Posted By Aiyer
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

^^^ Looks clean and nice! I wish they would get away with front license plates in all states.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-17-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Transfer case fluid capacity? Help please!!

Thanks a million, guys! On jeepforum I think, it said 4 pints which is equal to 2 qts. Perhaps, my Jeep was not 100% level.

Also for others who may need capacity on the differentials. About...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-17-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Aiyer
Transfer case fluid capacity? Help please!!

I just drained the transfer case fluid and filled it up (Mopar ATF+4). But, here is the problem. I pumped 2 quarts of it and it still did not seep out. I am out of the fluid. I checked the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-07-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,332
Posted By Aiyer
Re: DIY- 2011 Differential Service/ Fluid Change

Thanks EvilTwin...

I stopped by the dealership yesterday and they looked up and gave me Moper ATF+4 for the transfer case (2 quarts) and for the axle it was part number 68083381AA (3 quarts). ...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-06-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,332
Posted By Aiyer
Re: DIY- 2011 Differential Service/ Fluid Change

Thanks a lot for the DIY with pictures. I am going do the same maintenance this weekend on my WK2.

Quick question:
Mine is a 3.6L Engine with Quadra-trac II transfer case. I looked at my build...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-05-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Seriously, another recall?????

I have 3 recalls on my 2012. I am getting two of them (P14, P36) taken care of tomorrow. I still have R09....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-28-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 30,211
Posted By Aiyer
Re: TIPM Recall

I got the TIPM recall notice last week as well. I have my Jeep scheduled for the other two recalls (P36 and P14?, brake booster and visor clip) for May 6th. I called the dealer asking if they can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-17-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Show us your rack configuration/accessories!

BigCat,

Great off-roading pictures! Where was that?

Cheers,
-A
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,560
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Wheels STOLEN!! Need advice.

Some truth in what you say. But it is a deterrent. If two Jeeps are parked next to each other with same wheels, one has locks and the other does not, which one will the low life go for?

I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Anyone mod their JGC for serious off roading?

I have a 2012 with QT II and tow package. The first thing I bought was skid plates and installed them. I did go on some off-road trails (Mineral Creek, Imogene pass, Engineer Pass) near Ouray and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,560
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Wheels STOLEN!! Need advice.

WTF!!! Those damn bastages!!

Didn't your Jeep come with wheel locks? Mine did... they look ugly but I still keep them on.

When you get your wheels, get some wheel locks as well. Glad...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Aiyer
Re: What type of oil?

I switched to synthetic as well and use Castrol Edge Synthetic 5W30. Mobil 1 was not in the approved list so I did not want to risk my extended warranty. So, went with an oil brand that is on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Front grill rings

thanks again. Just ran a search and found this.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f156/how-to-removing-chrome-face-of-grille-51418.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Front grill rings

Pinetar,

thanks a lot. But, is that the same for a 2012 WK2? I want to remove the whole 1 piece fake chrome thing.

YFD_322,

Really sorry to hijack your thread.

Cheers,
-A
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Sour smell from air conditioner

Hey Neighbor! :)

Just an FYI. I used the AC two days ago when we got hit by the heat wave and there was no smell. Also, I have never used the "auto" feature since I never liked the way it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Front grill rings

Will the chrome piece come off without removing the front bumper? From the pictures, it looks it can come off, although it might a bit difficult to pop those off from the bottom.

Can someone...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Off-road with splash guards?

They don't break, at least for me. I was fine driving over rocks and such and it did take some beating but it stayed on.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-30-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Sour smell from air conditioner

Mine has the smell since day one. Especially when I turn the AC on and off. I usually turn off the AC about a mile or so away from home so it dries out.

Not sure what's causing it, but have...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Sloshing sound coming from under floor.

I got my windshield replaced in September of 2013. Went with a local company, but insisted on OEM Mopar part. For some reason, after the install, the auto wiper didn't function as it did before. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Sloshing sound coming from under floor.

Holy smokes!! Did you figure out where the water is coming in from?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,502
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Caught On Fire

My Jeep is scheduled to get the fixes (brake and vanity mirror wiring fix) done in May. Yep, they were that backed up on this issue and I called them in January. It does worry me a bit about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 78,293
Posted By Aiyer
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I hit this milestone over the weekend. Glad I have the 7yr/84k mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. :D
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Gave it back

Wow! Sorry about that. Did the dealer take back the vehicle without any issues? Did you get your money back? I am guessing you lost some. Sucks that these issues were not caught during quality...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,834
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Being tempted by a Rubicon...need advice

I *almost* bought a 2012 JKU Sahara. Test drove it three times. It would have been mine daily driver. I wanted the Dozer color, with limited slip, soft/hard top, etc. None of the dealerships had...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,921
Posted By Aiyer
Re: help on how to proceed with damage from known recall

Call your local news! Show them pictures/video.

Looks like the dealership f-ed up!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-09-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Is there any reason for the engine cover?

It just adds weight. I removed mine and saw a dramatic increase in mileage! :lol:


I think it is just to make the engine bay look good when the hood is opened.

Cheers,
-A
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-31-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 78,293
Posted By Aiyer
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Changed oil on mine. 2nd time doing it myself. Used the Castrol Edge Synthetic again. Collected oil sample and sending for UOA.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By Aiyer
Re: OK, bare with me on this rotation question (s)

I used it few times in the last month and it works good. I lifted my 911 using the jack to place it on some wooden blocks I have to give clearance for performing oil change. I also used it on the...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 12-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Aiyer
996TT :: 2004 Porsche 911 Turbo

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By Aiyer
Re: OK, bare with me on this rotation question (s)

I have the same set of floor jack and stands I bought from Sears last month. I don't really rotate my tires but I swap them out every 6 months or so. I too have a set of Wrangler Sahara wheels that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Aiyer
Re: WK2 videos - offroad in the sand

Very cool videos. Can't wait for Dakar to start... few more days! :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Anybody earn any Jeeps Badge's of Honor?

i did three trails (Imogene, Ophir and Engineer) in my WK2 back in 2012. I wish I could get credit for those. :(
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Synthetic Oil and Your Warranty - Dealer Nonsense

I got my first oil change at 3000 miles. Then every 5000 miles. The first 4 oil changes were free at the dealership. So, after the first 4, I change the oil myself and use synthetic oil. Last I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Aiyer
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Cold Start Engine

I believe modern vehicles do not need to be idling to warm up. It will warm up faster if you drive it. Just take it easy and keep the rpms low until it warms up.

My normal routine is I start...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Aiyer
Re: key fob battery

^^ LOL. True though.

Mine started to give the "Keyfog batter low" messages occasionally. I replaced it last night after 2.5 years using the original battery. I replaced last night with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,635
Posted By Aiyer
Re: Ouch

Maybe a moose jumped in front of him and he tried to avoid it. ;)
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