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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-29-2015, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I wonder how true this is, a Jeep hack ?

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2015, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Caboolture Steering and Brake Specialists,
28 Aerodrome Rd, Caboolture Qld



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2015, 04:46 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Update
All is ok now, the rehash of the original wheel alignment fixed the problem, vehicle tracks correctly now, point the wheel in any direction and it maintains that track. It was a Castor...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-05-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes your spot on, I did mean limited and this is the problem, I will know the outcome tomorrow.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-04-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the info, GC is booked at a steering specialist on mon, he has struck this problem before and said that due to lack of castor adjustment the Jeep would be hard to fix, he also said that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-28-2015, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi Russell, your a Gem, I will take the TSB to a steering specialist in Caboolture who is supposed to be very good, I will let you know the outcome.
Greg
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-28-2015, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Need some advice please, I am having some problems with the GC pulling to the left, I had a wheel alignment done at the 30k service, but if anything it is a little worse. I have to hold the wheel...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Need some assistance please, some time back I read about a fix for the sometime heard 'diesel rattle', something to do with the injector timing?
Mine gets this noise from time to time, so as the GC...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-16-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Has any one seen this article in the Herald Sun? Makes for very interesting reading.

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-16-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just a follow up on the above, I checked my Air Filter and I also found that the sealing gasket was split in a number of places, so seems to be a general problem with these Filters.
I fitted my Ryco...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2015, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Re Filters
I am using Ryco Filters which have a new car warranty guarantee, they are made to equal and or exceed the quality of the OEM part.
For the CRD the part numbers are:
Air Filter A1847...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-27-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

GPS Query
My GC is a 2013 model to date I have been told that there are no map updates available yet.
Has anyone had a map update ? I am having problems in my area where I get the message ' off...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2015, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

I think there is an inherent problem with Jeep air con, my 13 model is about 80% ok but not perfect by any means and I don't believe that software updates will fix the problem. One of my previous...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2015, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

We were away for 7 weeks overseas, I decided against a battery disconnect as there are some fantastic smart battery chargers available these days, the one I purchased for the Jeep is a Projector 1600...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

That's why I believe that all Dealerships should have to give us fixed price servicing, so the we know what our ongoing costs are going to be, would you agree?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:28 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just hit 26,000km and the 80% exhaust DPF came up, all went well and it did the count down in about 17 mins, as I was in a metro area I went to manual and ran the GC in 4th gear to keep the revs up,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Agree there are some very professional 'on the road' dint and paint repairers out there, saves the hassle of taking it to a panel beater.






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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Gforce
2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I could be wrong here, but isn't this the 1st generation of this diesel as I remember the KW's and torque being at a slightly higher level on the next model?

Also if I am reading this correctly...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-27-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had a Trans flash update on my 2013 GC, I haven't noticed any difference, but I am finding the up shifting from 1st to 2nd is not very smooth, rest of the gears are not too bad, I originally...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-19-2015, 02:16 AM
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Posted By Gforce
2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Steve1307, I found the SUV version on the MX-U fairly comfortable as it is coil sprung all round.
The cabin was quiet and comfortable and with the extra seats in the back it would be a good family...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My Wife's sister and hubby want to buy a new SUV to tow a Caravan, the GC diesel is too expensive to them, so we spent the next couple of days test driving the Holden Colorado 7 SUV and the Isuzu...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-10-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Re DPF issues, mine was at around 12,000km's , info on dash said DPF was 80% full regen in progress and counted down to 0%. My speed was only 50 - 60 kph and included a stop, so the regen worked as...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-31-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Good to hear, nice when you have a win hey...
Happy New Year.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-23-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Heads up Advice
I went to open up the rear floor cover to check the spare tyre and the whole plastic release handle unit came away in my hand, it is held in place by two small screws that screw into...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-05-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Did the test on mine some time ago, over 3 tank full's I have found the computer to be accurate and it has remained that way, I haven't done a reset for a while and it's showing 7.7 L/ 100 km
With a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-05-2014, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks mate, loved it.. Perfect timing



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-23-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Anyone out there had a message come up ' Service the Keyless System' it came on, on my way home tonight and then went off again. Weird hey.



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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Must agree there is some inconstancy with these CRD's.
My old Nissan Patrol always sounded the same, plenty of diesel 'clatter' which went away at about 90 kph. I owned this vehicle from new until I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-20-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Tyre pressure warning worked a treat today, warning came up that the RH rear had lost pressure (down to 1.5 bar). Drove to a local tyre dealer and he found an imbedded screw in the tyre.
Love this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2014, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Thanks for the 'heads up'



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-20-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes this is correct, they are already LED's (warm light output).



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-19-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

For those of you who may be interested, I recently purchased this quality LED Kit from Precision in the USA.
The kit is complete with all the tools necessary to make it easy to replace all of your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-08-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I use the Castrol washer fluid, and also a little of the Rain-x product which is designed to work with any brand of additive, works a treat.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-29-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi everybody, been off line for a while Wife and I have just returned from a 6 + week vacation in Europe, tourism has gone crazy over there, crowds everywhere, boy it's good to be home.

We hired a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I was wondering what size and weight is your Jayco Heritage, we are currently looking at a Jayco Silverline for our around Aust trip.
Thanks.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-25-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Great job, looks fantastic.
Wife brought me the same set for my birthday, yet to install it, so your pics are very helpful.





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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-16-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Good point, but I don't have the ventilated seat function, but the wife may miss the heated seat even though we don't use it a lot as Qld winters are not too long in duration.
When Chrysler / Jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have easily done an extra 80 Km's after the fuel low light come on, when I filled up I calculated the the fuel left was around 10 to 15 litres, so 80 km is the safety margin for my GC.



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Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-16-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I am finding the seats a bit too firm when on a long trip, has anyone out there fitted lambs wool seat covers to their GC?
I am thinking of getting a quality set that is a custom fit, not the 'Super...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the update, at 20K mine are still ok, but I will be towing a Van next year so this info is very helpful, good job...





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