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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,627
Posted By Robey5
Re: Hmm....50K...already

Time behind the wheel flies if you don't pay attention...

I just hit 101.5k. I would like to know if there are any 150k drivers on our board ... I would believe that there has to be someone who...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Robey5
Water leak in rear cargo area

Ok y'all:

I have an interesting water leak that has me scratching my head - the rear cargo area has an area where the flashlight is (driver side) and there is a small catch cup there (where I put...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

Again, I am surprised that this post got so much traffic and --- thank you all for the many compliments that everyone put the time into posting.


@Beacon617 -- you actually read about the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-16-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

Woah! More traffic on this post than I expected...

Ok; did I have a couple issues? Yes. BUT given that I only had a QL compressor, I am thinking that I may have been more lucky than others on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By Robey5
WK2: 100k mile 'review'

This morning on the way into the office, my jeep turned 100k miles. A milestone of sorts, I suppose. I have not really been a contributor to the forum, but as I have been a member a while before I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-26-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Robey5
Thumbs up Re: 2011 Overland: Shake in 1/2 gear at 2000-2500RPM

Problem "solved" ...

After a fair amount of waiting, the dealership has replaced the drive shaft to "fix" the issue.

Some research done on my side, the drive shaft supplier was having problems...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-09-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Robey5
2011 Overland: Shake in 1/2 gear at 2000-2500RPM

Hey all:

So; my 2011 has 98k on the odo, and I am experiencing a bit of a shake (as in - the whole car is shaking) in 1st and 2nd gear at about 2-2.5k rpm.

Took it to the dealership of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By Robey5
Re: Sun Roof Pop Up Bug Screen ??

dcorn:

The supplier of the "big" (panoramic) sunroof system is different from that of the "small" (single panel) sunroof system in our WK2s. That is why the sunroof's air dam material is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Robey5
Re: Headlight replacement

Dionarap:

Not sure what year you have, but with the 11MY here are the cliff notes:

Purchase D1S bulbs (...in a PAIR)
With the vehicle on, cut the steering wheel completely to the right, and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Robey5
Re: Removing "airbag warning" sticker

I was able to get it looking a little better, but it still has the residue there and it is obvious for the keen eye to see that something was there.

Regarding what KIND of JGC I have: I have an...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-28-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement bulb for license plate -->LED?

Installed easily. new LED bulbs put off a much nicer, cleaner white light that looks much nicer.

It took longer to find my dielectric grease than it did to install the bulbs.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Robey5
Re: Removing "airbag warning" sticker

Results from the Naptha: nada. In fact, mineral spirits seemed to chip away at it better; but I do not believe that I will ever be able to get ALL of the adhesive off.

Looks like I may be looking...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Robey5
Replacement bulb for license plate -->LED?

'Sup yall:

I have found that my plate light bulb has burned out.

I would like to replace this bulb with an LED - so that I don't have to do it ever again.

To the point, can I just purchase a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-18-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Robey5
Re: Removing "airbag warning" sticker

"Albeit an exceptionally stupid one."

Agreed. Seriously: must us americans be reminded that an airbag may deploy in the event of a crash, and that it is unsafe to drive a vehicle while being...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Robey5
Re: Removing "airbag warning" sticker

As in a Fels-Naphta bar?

Or; a water-mix with Naphta?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-14-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Robey5
Removing "airbag warning" sticker

Hey all:

after the amount of time spent in traffic --- I finally was able to get the obnoxious "air-bag warning" sticker off of the visor on the driver side.

I have seen other threads where...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-08-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Robey5
Re: back-up camera problems please help

I am not sure what the tipm has to do with the rear camera and the BCM flash, but I've heard stranger things.

My *guess* is that you are not getting power to the rear camera - leading you to get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 Overland Headlight Bulb

What you're looking for is a D1S bulb.

Philips 4300K D1S Bulb (http://www.kbcarstuff.com/Philips-4300K-D1S-Bulb-p/pb-d1s-4k.htm)

Sadly, I can tell you that this was the least exciting $200 I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-05-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Maybe it is just my "experience" but this QL system is very expensive to service (duh). So, I will continue to monitor it's performance as I continue to drive.

I am not real confident that SW...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,954
Posted By Robey5
Re: your history with Jeep

Good thread.

I too have owned another jeep. It was a 95 XJ (Jeep Cherokee sport) with a 4X4 with an I6 4.0l. I put 230k miles on it, and gave it away (in 2003) to an unappreciative person who...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-16-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Robey5
Re: blacking out rims - options?

My $0.02.

Powdercoat ... it is much more durable.

However, whatever you decide - make sure that you do not get any coating in the machined area where the lug nuts sit while mounted on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-16-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

I agree that Golling has a decent rep in the area. I had to do a fair amount of vetting before I decided to take the jeep there.

I brought the jeep up to St Ignace over the weekend for a hockey...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Robey5
Re: Headlight replacement

If you have HID headlights, and one of those is out: be prepared for an expense that is in the range of $200.

If you have standard lights (non HID) and you have one of these bulbs out: it is a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Dealer = Golling Chrysler Jeep in Bloomfield.

I got a call yesterday to tell me that the car was ready a bit after lunch.

At 3, I got a ride over to the dealer and got in the truck and went...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Because I needed the Jeep, I used it for work and a post work trip for a personal event. I do not have the luxury of driving a "different" car during the winter...

So, I parked the jeep in the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

According to the service department: the system "requires/ed" a new compressor.

... ok (taking a deep breath...) is that going to fix the issue?

I have some serious reservations. ...but I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

An update.

The fuse got the system running, for a day or so. I went back and forth to the office, and on Friday evening the system was "stuck" in the park position again by the time I pulled into...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By Robey5
Re: My nuts are swollen

That's a new one...

sorry to hear about your trouble. However, I am having trouble believing that the ambient temperature has enabled your lug nuts to "grow" so much that a socket cannot fit on...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-06-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

The fuse did the trick ... for the moment.

However, I am now hearing the compressor run all the time. It is running well after I shut the car off, meaning it is attempting to do something after...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-05-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

...the saga continues...

This morning I popped the hood to take a look at the 40A fuse for the air ride suspension.

I used a DMM to test the 40A fuse, -0- continuity. Went to A-zone to get a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-04-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Robey5
Re: Tilt Steering

Usually there would be a reason that you blew a fuse.

In this instance, if you were to give it a go do you hear anything from the motor at all?

The reason that I ask is because if you are...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Well:

I got the "service air suspension immediately" message on the EVIC yesterday.

Not good. Looking at the position of the ride, it looks like it is in park-mode when parked on a level...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,222
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Chrome Around Cup holder

That chrome is just a cladding ... and mine started peeling off at about 40k miles, and the dealership I bought the jeep from was closed.

...in my search for a dealership that I can have a little...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Quadra-lift air compressor cycling

Rich_mac:

Where did you get this diagram??

It will be helpful in my trouble shooting.... thank you!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-21-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 32,747
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

I will be giving the service manager a chance to make this work right, but it will be on my terms ... or ... I will just repair it on my own.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 32,747
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

Wow. That install looks a boat load cleaner than mine.

Enjoy... What a mess...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 32,747
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

I would like to share my experience with the board.

I figured that I could contribute a bit, as I do not contribute much to this board.

I brought my jeep in for service for an unrelated...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-12-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Peter_K:

Thank you. You sound like you're experienced.

I had the dealer take a look at her today.

There was recall work that needed to be done as well, so I had them tackle that work while...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

I did a little recollection yesterday and believe that this problem may have been brought on by a tire rotation. I brought the truck to the tire place to get a rotation, they put it on a hoist, and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Robey5
"service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Well, I am thinking that I may have been hedging my bets with my QL thus far - as we're now at just over 88k miles on the 2011 Overland, and now the air suspension is seeming to have an "issue".
...
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