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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By silvermax04
Re: How to activate ACC properly?

you can always just hit the brake if that happened or cancel it. if a car infront of you does change lane the ACC will hit the gas to get you up to speed but it wont floor it.
I really like the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By silvermax04
I will probably use it to stock up on wiper...

I will probably use it to stock up on wiper blades, airfilters, cabins filters, oil filters
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-28-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By silvermax04
There was a tsb for the BCM back in june 2014...

There was a tsb for the BCM back in june 2014 that updated a problem with the exterior temp sensor try getting that one also. Mine didnt work right until i pulled the battery cable and reset it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Windshield Wipers

replace them. I change mine once a year, they are pretty beat by then.

I go with oem but rainx makes a good one also
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Pleasant Surpise in Mail Today

Received mine today for my 2014 GC. Its a free oil change and $150 gift certificate. The letter is an apology for having to bring it in for all the recalls. It is a nice gesture from them and the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By silvermax04
I have been using the Pennzoil ULTRA Platinum...

I have been using the Pennzoil ULTRA Platinum Synthetic and the oem mopar filter. stick with the 5w20 unless you live in the artic circle maybe go to the 0w20. I think I paid $28 at Walmart for the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-28-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,479
Posted By silvermax04
My last car wasnt a jeep but yeah i know you are...

My last car wasnt a jeep but yeah i know you are right it could have been worse. Not sure if the prevous jeep one worked the same way but on my lastcar all you did was hold down the unlock button...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-28-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,479
Posted By silvermax04
My last car had that front window down feature...

My last car had that front window down feature and i had mixed feelings about it. Was nice to cool off a car on a hot day but it could be activated mistakenly with keys in pocket. i once found the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,080
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Post brake booster recall issue

Here is something to check for if you have had the booster recall done. I had the booster recall done about 5000 miles ago. So today I was installing a new air filter usually a quick 2 minute job....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By silvermax04
Fairly sure it is 35 but not positive

Fairly sure it is 35 but not positive
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Doors Off WK2?

I think there might be a lot to do something like that, you'd have to do something with all the wiring going into the door that supports the electronics and I think worse would be trying to properly...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,154
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Michelin Latitude Tour

The Nokian WR SUV 3 is an all season tire with emphasis on snow and winter driving. so probably as close to a snow tire as you will get with the ability to leave it on year round.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-25-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,154
Posted By silvermax04
Remember the latitudes on the 20s are a little...

Remember the latitudes on the 20s are a little different than the ones on the 18s, tread pattern is a little different. They are by no means a snow tire but they did do better in snow than the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,154
Posted By silvermax04
I have the 20s and it is a littlte different tire...

I have the 20s and it is a littlte different tire it is michilin latitude tour HP. With the 20s it adds HP. Tread pattern is a little different. They are a great highway cruiser, very smooth and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By silvermax04
Just to addon to what i said 4300k is stock for...

Just to addon to what i said 4300k is stock for the 2014 i dont know what stock is for 2011. Probably the same but i dont knoe that for sure
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By silvermax04
4300k are the stock hid on the 2014GC. Thats the...

4300k are the stock hid on the 2014GC. Thats the stock level on many cars, manufactures focus on the temp that throws the most usable light vs a nifty color look
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Limited Windshield

if glass is installed wrong and is touching the metal body of the car in any places temperature expansion and contraction can cause pressures and make it break. that happened to my dad and glass...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Limited Windshield

Do you have glass break on your car insurance? that's how broken glass is often paid for minus the deductable
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Problem with this forum

that's what I used to say "take care and take a chance" and I never owned an extended service contract on a car until I bought this vehicle as I didn't believe in them. powertrain used to be the big...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By silvermax04
Its not that bad just loosen the negative...

Its not that bad just loosen the negative terminal with a 10mm, wiggle it back and forth and it will come off.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By silvermax04
It comes from the line of thought that some power...

It comes from the line of thought that some power can be temperarey retained in capacitors within modules. Leaving the cable off will allow that power to drain. It may work fine pulling it off and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By silvermax04
30 minutes or longger, thats not any type of...

30 minutes or longger, thats not any type of official number but the idea is that you are not just pulling it off and immediately putting it right back on.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Summit With Limited Or Overland Lower Fascias?

Adding the OEM skid plates and tow hooks is fairly low cost, I did it for $550, you need to cut two small holes in the plastic for the hooks. only other difference is approach angle which is a little...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-21-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By silvermax04
I think any of the engines can last 200-300k if...

I think any of the engines can last 200-300k if they are well taken care of but getting into extreme high mileage the diesel probably has the best chances of getting into those higher numbers. the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-21-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By silvermax04
The diesel will probably last longger as an...

The diesel will probably last longger as an engine when you get into the super high milage like the 300k you are talking about. But something to think about also if you are talking about high mileage...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By silvermax04
Try searching on summit tow hooks a few people...

Try searching on summit tow hooks a few people have taken the airdam or whole bumper cover off to put hooks on. Id recommend crawling under and taking a look first maybe you can reach what you need...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-20-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By silvermax04
I have had that whole lower airdam off before on...

I have had that whole lower airdam off before on summit. There are a number of metal clips that will pop in and out of place. some hold the airdam on and some the trim pieces. I didnt take the trim...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-19-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,846
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Quadra Lift Air Suspension Failure

I agree with above about the maxcare. The price to replace some of these parts is getting crazy, $2350 for a QL compressor, a guy was on here the other day that needed that front center sensor...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-15-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By silvermax04
I actually like the way your going to do it then...

I actually like the way your going to do it then the way they come as stock, dont have much control of it, no seperate switch. If lights are on and you press windshield washer the headlight washer...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By silvermax04
This one is new, last few weeks or so. I have not...

This one is new, last few weeks or so. I have not had it yet but going to next tiime i am in.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-14-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By silvermax04
Yes there is a new transmission flash for the...

Yes there is a new transmission flash for the 2014 5.7 that will make the eco button stay where you set it between start cycles. Your dealer will have to load it. Go to the TSBs at wk2jeeps.com and...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-14-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By silvermax04
The low vibration rumbling you feel is The MDS....

The low vibration rumbling you feel is The MDS. MDS is when it stops use of 4 of the cylinders and only uses the remaining 4 under lite loading for fuel effecency, its normal. Press the gas slightly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,438
Posted By silvermax04
The early 2014 (march2013) GCs are still on 2012...

The early 2014 (march2013) GCs are still on 2012 maps. sounds like the 2015s got a little bump up when they made them. In dash systems often run a year or so back not saying its right but often how...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,127
Posted By silvermax04
Wow $1850, the trim ring is just plastic with...

Wow $1850, the trim ring is just plastic with minimal cost and fairly easy install on the sensor so that sensor part sure has a heavy price tag.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-14-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,276
Posted By silvermax04
Milous any horsepower bumps on those that you...

Milous any horsepower bumps on those that you know of?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-13-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,438
Posted By silvermax04
I am not comparing the importance of transmission...

I am not comparing the importance of transmission problems with importance of a map update, I am comparing that they are both vendor parts that are an integrated part of the jeep that jeep should be...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-13-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,438
Posted By silvermax04
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

If you are not interested in the thread then don't read it and comment on it. He has a legitimate complaint shared by many. everything on this entire site are first world issues pick your interest...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By silvermax04
IMO you csn not safey test the collision...

IMO you csn not safey test the collision avoidance system. It brakes very late and hard when needed. Dont confuse the beeping and the mild brake shuttering warnings with actual braking it can do....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By silvermax04
You can turn off the blind spot beeping in the...

You can turn off the blind spot beeping in the uconnect.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Advanced tech package

Anything can be added, its more a matter of how much you are willing to spend. Trying to add all of the parts and software needed for the advanced tech package would get ridiculously expensive very...
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