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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,906
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I have a year old 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L that so far has been perfect. I am a perfectionist and have OCD. If there was a problem with this vehicle I would have found it by now. What I...
Forum: Members Rides 10-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By macfan
Re: My New Rubicon X, heavily modified!

That is one beautiful machine. I know is impolite to ask but I have to. How much do you have into that thing? I bet it is more than the cost of my condo. ($65,500)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,906
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Over the years my rule of thumb has been what ever Consumer Reports pans I buy. The vehicle I sold to buy my 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L was a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS. Consumer Report...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By macfan
Re: Cherokee Latitude 4x4 V6 Wheel & Tire Upgrade

I have a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L with the off road suspension (same suspension as the TrailHawk). My Jeep came with 225X55RX18 Continental tires on it. I don't think those will fit on...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By macfan
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

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I have the Mopar cargo area mat that folds up and fits in the case that attaches to the cargo management bar. I keep my back seat folded down 99% of the time. I love having...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By macfan
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

This is more a personal preference thing than anything else. Personally, I don't like the look of floor liners. Floor liners remind me of how cars used to be built in the 1950s with a thin rubber...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-23-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By macfan
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Help me understand something. I have an early build 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L. I custom ordered it in September of 13 and it was delivered November of 13. The vehicle will be one year old...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

I wouldn't be without the ventilated or heated seats/steering wheel. I love the air circulation in the seats. It is definitely worth giving up the in seat storage for as there are a zillion other...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,973
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

You are giving dealerships too much credit for actually knowing about their product. I had to school my salesman, sales manager, dealership owner, and Chrysler zone rep about the Cherokee as well as...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-19-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

If you have the heated seats/steering wheel set to come on automatically upon start they will come on when the temperature is at 40 degrees or below. If you have the ventilated seats set to come on...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep Email Survey

I have received several of these on my 2014 Cherokee Limited. I just put down the truth. If you over do it I think they write you off as a crank. Eventually, I received an offer to be on a Chrysler...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By macfan
re: Cherokee lost SUV of the year due to it's 9-speed transmission

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the Cherokee 9 speed transmission as long as you follow the break in directions to the letter. I custom ordered my Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L September 13 and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 933
Posted By macfan
Re: Paint Shortage?!?

Chrysler has a mess on its hands right now when it comes to paint. They used to make their own paint in their Trenton, Michigan Chemical Plant better know as Cycleweld. This plant was right around...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 10-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended Warranty Terms On Wrangler Unlimited Models

Don't leave a statement like that open ended. Please list your support to back up your opinion. I would definitely like to research that support as there are many threads on Jeep Garage that would...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 09-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended Warranty Terms On Wrangler Unlimited Models

"Search" on this site works well. There are lots of threads on Mopar Service Contracts. Having said that I found the best help/information and prices here:

Zeigler Auto Group

Mopar Vehicle...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By macfan
Re: Oil Blow out!

I am really not looking for a fight today but your last line I find a little irritating and smacks of elitism/entitlementism. All customers should receive the best possible service regardless of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By macfan
Re: Start jeep from watch

and you have to have the right boxes ticked in Uconnect as well.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,139
Posted By macfan
Re: Sirius Satellite Radio

The best way to renew the SiriusXM radio and Traffic for little to no cost is to get the Jeep Credit Card. You can use the reward points from that to get $50 SiriusXM gift cards. I very seldom roll...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

They are if your dealer will budge/negotiate. Mine would not and was $700 (this after being $900 too high was pointed out to him was ridiculous) more then Zeigler's even with using my mother's...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

My prices were for the Genuine Chrysler Mopar Service contracts.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

Those prices are extremely high as I purchased the Lifetime about 6 months ago and paid $2,185 for it and $310 for the Tire and Wheel Service plan.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

You will find more information on the Mopar Service Protection Plan by doing a search on this website. Having said that I have the Plan and bought it online from the Zeigler Auto Group: Mopar Vehicle...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-24-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,290
Posted By macfan
Re: 2015 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

Let's not give the "spoofer" what he wants which is a lot of attention and to cause Scott grief. There has been a certain group (especially on the other site) that delights in causing Jeep Garage...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By macfan
Re: Possible Transmission problem!

This is exactly why I always purchase the Mopar extended service contract. Having said that, what is the standard power train warranty on the 2010? Could be you are worrying about something you don't...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 08-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By macfan
Re: 2015 Sahara pricing question

There are many schools of thought on a down payment. Most dealers would be glad to get your custom order if you didn't complete it because it would give them an additional allocation. My dealer has...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-05-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By macfan
Re: 7" EVIC for Latitude Altitude?

I think you will find that after you upgrade the screen size as well as a couple of other little things it is cheaper to go to the next higher trim level (Limited).
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By macfan
Re: Bluetooth pairing with LG G3 not working?

I think you missed our point. There isn't anything you can do except take your new phone back and get one that has a version of bluetooth that will work with Uconnect.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended Warranty - Where to buy??

Don't accept the price that is automatically given on Ziegler's web site. Call Bob Cline at the number at the top of Zeigler's page. Tell him you are a member of Jeep Garage and you want his best...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By macfan
Re: A couple of questions concerning Cheorkee Latiutude

YMMV on your comment Bill as my experience has been much different.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By macfan
Re: A couple of questions concerning Cheorkee Latiutude

1. See the thread wind deflectors in the KL forum.

2. I think you would be taking a risk going with anything not dealer installed even if they say otherwise. They are going to blame anything that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,661
Posted By macfan
Re: JD Power Initial Quality

Not necessarily true. The problem is most Jeep dealers don't know how to handle the increased sales and expectations of the new Jeep customer. A lot of these customers came from "premium" brands like...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended warranty 100,000

Sorry to give you bad news but I just recently bought the Mopar, Lifetime, Maximum Care Wrap Service Contract from Zeigler's for $2,185. Give Bob Cline a call. I know prices recently went up, but not...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-26-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By macfan
Re: How to turn the radio off

Here is a little trick I picked up from my reading to turn off the radio and even keep it turned off on a restart. Insert a blank USB thumb drive in the USB slot. This is small enough and handy...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-06-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,090
Posted By macfan
Re: Zeigler Extended Warranties

LOL, a first. A stealership actually told you the truth on no lifetime Service Contract for the diesel.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By macfan
Re: TSBs on a new vehicle. How do you know you got 'em?

FINALLY, someone who gets it. TSBs are not meant to be performed on all vehicles. Only on those vehicles that are displaying those particular symptoms. Remember: "If its not broken, don't fix it."
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,663
Posted By macfan
Re: Rejected Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Delivery

As has been stated several times there has to be something missing from this story. I ordered my 2014 Jeep Cherokee last September. The dealer told me as long as I didn't order an odd color...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By macfan
Thumbs up Re: Fuselage10

Richard:

I left the other 2014 Cherokee forum because it drove me nuts with the complainers over there whining over every imagined problem. I ordered my 2014 Cherokee Limited II with the 3.2L back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,615
Posted By macfan
Re: April, 2014 Consumer Reports - Annual Auto Issue

I think you have shown your hand when the other contenders are all foreign. When I go to buy a vehicle, foreign vehicles are not even on my radar. And don't give me the bit that some of those are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,615
Posted By macfan
Re: April, 2014 Consumer Reports - Annual Auto Issue

JD, if you dislike Jeeps so much then why are you here? The people here have already made up their minds and you and/or CR is not going to change them. I am curious, what is it that you drive? Why do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,615
Posted By macfan
Re: April, 2014 Consumer Reports - Annual Auto Issue

Consumer Reports is just toilet paper in booklet form. I normally buy what ever vehicle CR rates worst and it never has failed to turn out to be an excellent vehicle. I kept my last vehicle that CR...
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