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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-21-2015, 03:46 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

i wouldn't say that a wifi obd2 is the only choice.

i'm using a bluetooth one. i've tried it connected to torque pro, whilst talking on the phone via bluetooth nil issues and streaming bt mp3....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2015, 11:42 PM
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Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

finally since having the update done, have i had a successful regeneration (had 2 dpf limps in the past).
was monitoring via torque and regenerated even in idle low speed traffic went from 67% to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-07-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

driving at highway speed is a total joke.
i finally stumped up for a bluetooth obd2 adaptor and torque pro app. chucked the pid settings in

drove brisbane-gold coast on the m1. 100 to over 110 ;)...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-23-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

ring them up and complain. i gave them 0 on their sms feedback score and politely blasted them in the comments. seriously it's not our job to tell a mechanic how to do their job. the service boss...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-23-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,326
Posted By fireball
Re: Real World MPG

wow after reading this thread I'm kinda glad i went with the 3.0l diesel. i average 7.8l/100km on the highway and about 9.0l/100km around town. towing a car on a car trailer it uses about...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-23-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

my d697 265/60 r18 Lt on OEM 18 in the boot with 2 side bins definitely doesn't click shut no matter how hard I push on the lid. taking out the 2 side bins didn't make a difference either. sits up...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

just put on x5 bridgestone d697 on the stock 18s to replace my stock kumho20s yesterday.

have to say they are no louder than the kumhos.handled the brisbane wet weather in the road just fine. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-19-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

yeah struggling with an oil change is eye opening :eek: oh and did i mention they tried to push an air con sanitization for $89 as well!:rolleyes:

seriously perhaps most my14 are being overfilled...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-19-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

slight off topic. but i feel deserves a name and shaming. had my 30k service yesterday at Mansfield. They did all the recalls and flashed the dec update for the dpf issue which was great since i...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

well that sux. yokohama ats g012 don't come in LT i believe.
wonder if you can claim yokohama's free road hazard warranty?...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-26-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

small world. yeah i was at cricks.
same bs they are feeding you. mine was in limp mode at 1900km and they said because it wasn't cleaned out before preinspection with the car sitting around. well...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,045
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

i wasn't impressed with sthport jeep either.
-they scratched my car putting in the rock sliders. (they did fix it though by sending it to the panel beaters :rolleyes: )
-they denied my warranty on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

OK so subsequent to the conversation I had with the customer care 1300 number where they said I needed to tell the dealer about some supposed update to fix the issue.....

I've sent the car in for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-22-2014, 01:32 AM
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Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

rang the 1300 133 079 number.
not very helpful. explained about the dpf filter issue and not being able to get to the highway to do the burn because limp mode kicks in straight after the 1st...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-19-2014, 10:56 PM
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Posted By fireball
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2014, 05:26 AM
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Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

1300 133 079
i'm going to ring when i'm free at work tomorrow.
feel free to blast them as well
don't have a fb account to hassle them *shock horror* :p
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 52,761
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

11/2013 build
will give jeep aust a blast on the phone tomorrow.
got the car back from dpf regeneration at the service department. They couldn't find anything wrong:rolleyes: i told them that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-17-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

mofo dpf issue has stuffed me again.( 2nd time) 19650km. warning dpf nearly full drive at highway speeds but 5 seconds later I'm in limp mode. not a chance to even get to the highway :( F@#ker......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

currently tossing up the idea of using the yokohama ats g012 265/60 18s as well . got quoted $1540 for 5 tyres in Brisbane with the current deal on on the yokies

how much are the hankook atm?
...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-03-2014, 08:25 AM
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Views: 32,602
Posted By fireball
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

i was considering a cherokee but at that price, i would say no. i would rather save a few more dollars and get a grand cherokee limited diesel.

an equivalent spec'ed US limited in a 3.2, with lux,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

any negative effects on fuel economy of the 275/65 18s off road tyres vs the stock kumhos on 20s ?

on the triton when i went from stock 245/70 16s to the 265/75 coopers st i used ~1L /100km more...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Jeep service costs

just had the 10k service on the overland
$160.60 :p

it was $440 -> ~$230 if supplying own oil , then used a discount $75 voucher

used mobil 5w-30esp x8 1L bottles which is about ~$122

read...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-01-2014, 05:53 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

mild improvement using old undies on the tow ball today :thumbsup:
less banging and crashing but still present

averaged 11.3l/100km whilst towing ~1900kg
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2014, 01:25 AM
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Views: 93,804
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

no I got ql that comes on the overland. Will tow again probably this thursday. Will try the undies trick lol
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-26-2014, 05:08 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

why would that do anything ? never had to put a cloth on the ball towing with the triton ... and i'm towing the same car trailer.

the triton tows quiet, no banging, or jolting/shuddering through...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 11:51 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

thanks for the feeback. glad i'm not the only one that feels like the rear axle is about the fall off when i tow...

guess i'll do some fiddling ... if i cant fix it i'm just going to ask the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

only towed for the 2nd time today.
i swear there is something wrong with the tow bar install.

the car was making atrocious knocking noises from the rear. almost like driving over train tracks......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-12-2014, 09:41 PM
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Views: 35,992
Posted By fireball
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

so does the update apply to my14? I haven't received any letter. allypally - is it possible to image the disc you have and upload so that we can update ourselves or do we still need the code in the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By fireball
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Who do I complain to if the dealer isn't helpful?

got a thread off the steering wheel that is working it's way loose off the whole wheel only after 1 month of use :( and chipping of steering...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

i dont think i can be bothered fixing the thread myself... will just call a mobile thread repair guy
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-28-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,587
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

love to hear some feedback on the d697s.. the reviews seem to range from great to poor !
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

i didnt get time to and try to refit the mopar sump plate with the bash plate this weekend. but like bobt i think i've stripped one of the front bash plate bolts and needs a hellicoil to fix.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-21-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 30,384
Posted By fireball
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

the tread pattern looks like coopers s/t
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

forgot to update that mine is a nov 13 build
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

hmm if thats the case , no prizes for guessing what i'm going to be doing saturday :eek:

this time i'm wearing knee pads :p

studying that test pic i can also see the oem transmission liner in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

benno the test fit pic uses the stock oem liner over the sump not the mopar sump skid plate i have. if the bash plate is meant to go over that mopar sump plate to bolt up , then i've screwed up......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

prior to the mopar skid plate set you can clearly see the oem liner covering the transmission here, which is why i never would have seen the dented exhaust ....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,867
Posted By fireball
installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

the 2 products i am installing are:
-wk2 recovery point
-wk2 sump protection plate- heavy duty 5mm
from
Products | Chief Products (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/collections/all)

ok so chief...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 102,185
Posted By fireball
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I picked up the bash plate and recovery point the other day. planned to do it after work today. But ended up wasting 45min trying to figure out how to remove the front air dam . 7 twist round clips...
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