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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By lstowell
Re: Alert: Module Software Updates for 2012

Yeah, my seller/dealer always mentions that they have updates, and asks do I want to have them done while there, with roughly how long it would add to an express lane oil/filter change.

Unless...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,450
Posted By lstowell
Re: Anyone regret getting a Summit

To borrow a phrase from history "Go west young man, go west"

Gots plenty of the stuff around here...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,450
Posted By lstowell
Re: Anyone regret getting a Summit

I can see this rapidly deteriorating into an argument over whether a Jeep should be the hookee or the hooker... :slapfight:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By lstowell
Re: Awful smell with wiper fluid + fan on

No, haven't noticed it, however since you are spraying wiper fluid onto the windshield and there is a fresh air intake just under it, it would not be surprising...

Checked for cracked/leaking...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-23-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By lstowell
Re: Ding Proof Jeep?

You realize you have just intentionally angered the Ding Gods, and they will get you for this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By lstowell
Re: Used 2014- What should I pay?

If the new one is at a competing dealer [or you can find one at a competitor], that MIGHT get the used one to budge downward a bit... unfortunately depends on how long used ones gather dust in your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-22-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 999
Posted By lstowell
Re: Winter Car Washes

There are those unkind and disrespectful souls that might suggest you just found an acceptable use for Canadian Club... to thaw them out.

Yeah, and you need to remember not to try to roll...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-22-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By lstowell
Re: Ding Proof Jeep?

The original ZJ had huge plastic panels along the lower body in body or black depending on trim. Dunno if this was design homage to the Krap Cars or was intended to avoid scratching up metalwork. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By lstowell
Re: Suede interior cleaning help!!

And if you get something that refuses to come out, try a Mr Clean Magic Erasor.
If that doesn't do it by itself, dilute the heck out of Woolite and retry.

More in common with carpet cleaning...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By lstowell
Re: Wheel Locks 2015 Grand Cherokee Altitude

I've had excellent luck with Gorilla brand... you might want to check with a local Discount Tire if you have one for the brand they use.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,477
Posted By lstowell
Re: To each is own

Yeah, curb feelers, a set of Sprewells, leopard interior... go for the works.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By lstowell
Re: Anyone use the uConnect wifi yet?

Many smart phones allow you to tether a laptop to them... cheaper in almost every instance compared to the price for temporary 3G wi-fi thru the radio.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-19-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By lstowell
Re: Hemi Gas Mileage calculation

It could be a good guess that the MDS is misbehaving--it should be almost undetectable when it switches from 8 to 4 and back.

I dunno if a Seafoam flush followed by a new refill of Mobil1 would...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By lstowell
Re: 2014 fuel door not flush and not sealing

Presumably it would be under warranty... yours actually looks better than some of the pictures of the fuel door you might find floating around here.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,912
Posted By lstowell
Re: Stock Wheels Back On :(

I'd stick with VIA marked wheels if you take a trade... JWL indicates mfg self-certification, VIA indicates Japanese gov't agency testing if I recall...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By lstowell
Re: What tint for front windows?

I'd be incredibly surprised, possibly to the point of freaking out, if there was concensus for ANYTHING!!!
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By lstowell
Re: Navigation upgrade

If you are on good terms with your local dealers, ask them what it could cost to upgrade or sell you what it would take to do so. Armed with that, it could make deciding against a smartphone or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-16-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By lstowell
Re: Letters from lawyers

Yeah, class action is what we really need--not.
Company settles, lawyers take all the money, customers get a coupon for a free key fob.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,809
Posted By lstowell
Re: Fix for capless filler

Now that Home Depot is selling 3D printers, one can conceive of a contest here for the most creative cap implementation...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,912
Posted By lstowell
Re: Stock Wheels Back On :(

When they went out of balance before, nobody noticed anything funny as they rebalanced the wheels?

I probably wouldn't run the other 3 wheels without X-ray or similar non-destructive fault...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 12-10-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By lstowell
Re: 95 Cherokee Sport - fuel issues

The most likely issue is that your new fuel pressure regulator is not allowing enough fuel pressure to keep the vehicle from shutting down due to low fuel pressure--where that is because it thinks it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,193
Posted By lstowell
Re: 2016 to get twin turbos?

I have a hemi v8 and would have bought a higher compression hemi with gdi, or a hemi v8 with twin turbos if they had been available.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,193
Posted By lstowell
Re: 2016 to get twin turbos?

It is also ancient technology applied to a modern problem.
Super high compression gas engines with direct high pressure injection and stratified charge can produce torque in diesel range with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-09-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By lstowell
Re: 2015 Editorís Choice Awards, Mid-Size SUV: GC !

You might want to check for the recall on your sarcasm detector's batteries.
They seem low...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 12-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By lstowell
Re: 4.0 to 5.9 engine swap

The one advantage the 4.0 in the ZJ has is low end torque.
You might be able to get the 5.9 in there, and I'd leave it 4x4 if at all you can, since it can come out of the hole faster.

Since...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By lstowell
Re: 2015 Editorís Choice Awards, Mid-Size SUV: GC !

But, but, but, Consumer Reports indicates it is an unreliable POS!!!! :lol::lol:
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-09-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By lstowell
Re: Anyone have a successful buy back?

NY Bar association any help in providing contacts for lawyers specializing in lemon law, and whether they offer free initial consultation to see if your case is good enough to take on?

I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-08-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By lstowell
Re: Low Battery Warning

Try a shop that specializes in electrical/charging systems. Your dealer appears to be worthless.

If you charge it up and run a quick load test [headlights] does it hold a charge or not?
You...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By lstowell
Re: Gearheads, Read and Weep.....maybe!

Big brother entered your vehicle some time ago.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-05-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By lstowell
Re: Gearheads, Read and Weep.....maybe!

Hmm, wonder why someone thought that copyright law would be the issue.
Software license agreement would be much more likely to be a revenue source for lawyers.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-05-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,530
Posted By lstowell
Re: just had to be towed. words of warning

I'm more wondering how many pulls that flimsy appearing interlock release can stand before you have to get very expensive service to replace it. Am surprised the OP managed a count of "once"
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-04-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,530
Posted By lstowell
Re: just had to be towed. words of warning

From the emergencies section of the manual.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,530
Posted By lstowell
Re: just had to be towed. words of warning

The procedure is in the owners manual, but it is park release....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-04-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,530
Posted By lstowell
Re: just had to be towed. words of warning

There appears to be some confusion in the thread.
There is a manual park release, with pretty good pictures, in the Owners Manual, where you have to pop a cover away from the console hinges to get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By lstowell
Re: Bad experience with dealership over Uconnect Update

One way to deal with the UConnect website is don't use it.
For a modest fee, you can upgrade to premium on THIS website and download the updates, installation instructions, and changelist from the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,879
Posted By lstowell
Re: For 5.7L HEMI: what octane rating of gas do you use?

Do what many folks, and some manufacturers do--lie about it. :-)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By lstowell
Re: Synthetic Oil and Your Warranty - Dealer Nonsense

You have just asked a question that will generate a lot of opinions, pretty much unencumbered by fact or expert advice from the folks who designed your engine.
Granted those folks who designed it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-03-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By lstowell
Re: Oil Spraying to prevent rust?

I'd find a good local touchless car wash that does the heavy duty under spray and use it a minimum of once a week, and after every heavy snow and new salt.

Or, pick up a pressure washer and one...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By lstowell
Re: AC blows rotten eggs smell ..HELP...please ..

Pick up a can of Frigi-Fresh and use it every now and then. Newer cleaning sprays with hydrogen peroxide also work and don't smell as bad as chlorine bleach or Lysol.

You're lucky, really bad...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By lstowell
Re: US sales mid-size SUVs

You may not have acquaintances who are sufficiently un-automotive oriented as to not even know if the engine is up front, middle, or rear. Unfortunately, lots of 'em out there, which is why...
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