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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 88,599
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

this is not required in Europe. Not on a vehicle you've owned in the US, only vehicles purchased within the EU. I've done this several times, (2 Jeep GC), and it has not been an issue, as long as you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By mputnik
Re: Clunk in driver's seat when turning left

x2. I have the same issue, perhaps not a clunk but more of a click.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,150
Posted By mputnik
Re: Service DEF - See Dealer

I found information wrt corrosion on FAQ page at the Home - discover Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) (http://www.discoverdef.com) website. It is indeed corrosive on certain metals including carbon steel...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-03-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,150
Posted By mputnik
Re: Service DEF - See Dealer

Maybe I'm wrong but I think the DEF fluid is extremely corrosive? If so, I'm assuming that when the injector fell off it sprayed fluid all over. Any comments from the dealership wrt this?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,594
Posted By mputnik
Re: Getting rid of the GC for a Renegade, NOT

I love the looks of this. I think its spectacular. I would absolutely put it next to my WK214 anytime. White with black roof, yup. 2015 Jeep Renegade brings the cute - Autoblog...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By mputnik
Re: One more time - Block Heater on CRD

Milous, is it the same block heater for Euro Spec and US Spec? Just the Cord different?

Thanks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By mputnik
Re: Applied TSBs

Some dealers puts a sticker under the hood with the number/details of the update applied...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By mputnik
Re: Underbody Coating

I've lived in Sweden for 30 years, all cars are coated when sold in this market as salt has been used for as long as I can remember, specifically in areas where temperatures fluctuate. In the north...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-31-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,304
Posted By mputnik
Re: Cold Weather Start

not sure what you mean, but if you mean the JGC Euro spec diesel, it does not have remote start, not allowed, at least not in most countries in Europe, possibly all.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By mputnik
Re: Daytime running lights query?

not sure, but this could be a Canada spec vehicle?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,742
Posted By mputnik
Re: Pay close attention on that walkthrough!!

well, I can speak to that. I purchased a new 911 (991) last September and after 4 months I noticed that the roof color was somewhat off. I drive to the dealership and ask if I'm insane. They look at...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-26-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 31,739
Posted By mputnik
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

I know, not a big deal, but I would love to be able to switch between F/C without changing M/KM on the odometer. Small wish, easy to implement and I have it on my other car.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-17-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,727
Posted By mputnik
Re: Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

my update worked smoothly. no issues at all. however, the "auto" switch function between my ipod and FM Radio still happens. So that is not fixed in this release of the software. One more thing, is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-24-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 500,042
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 diesel production

urea filter clogging up in Cold weather climates?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By mputnik
Re: I know, i know the CRD shipped, but I could not wait anylonger...

yup. and this was an August build...I just noticed condensation inside the HID's as well...oh well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-28-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By mputnik
I know, i know the CRD shipped, but I could not wait anylonger...

So, I pulled the trigger on a lease for a Limited 3.6 with LuxII and Frost/Black interior. Looks awesome in Granite Crystal. I'm happy with the purchase but will have it in the shop next week as the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,281
Views: 819,890
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

This the dealership in Bellevue, WA. 5 Days to go to find out if he was right or not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8,281
Views: 819,890
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

just got an email from my dealer in the NW that I can order the CRD on June 11th...I trust this guy as I've bought 2 Jeeps from him in the past and he as never failed me. I guess I will just have to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,433,808
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Seems in the video that the wood on this Limited is open pore.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,328
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 first 100 miles - impressions so far

thank you! for sure I will testdrive the 14. Seems the electric vs. hydrolic power steering is what differs (i think) an 11 to a 13, and potentially a 14. I do remember reading in the forum that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,328
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 first 100 miles - impressions so far

Question for you, how does the steering "feel"? I have a JGC 13 and a X5 that I change between a few times a week (X5 is wifes ride). The X5's steering feels precise (not like a 911) for its class...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-18-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,629
Posted By mputnik
Re: Finally, KL spy pics...

new video @ Car Videos (http://www.edmunds.com/car-videos/) seems recent. sorry if duplicate.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-07-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,513
Posted By mputnik
Re: Diesel People - Enlighten Me? (2014)

I'm from Sweden. Have had 2 Diesels there (currently live in the US). A 2005 WK and 2011 WK2. In Sweden we use block heaters that either are electric, or run on diesel/gas. Everybody has them here,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8,281
Views: 819,890
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I'm here in Seattle region as well. I'm all in for the Diesel. This will be my 4th GC, I've had 2 V6 (3,7, 3,6) and the MB derived Diesel 3.0 CRD back when I lived in Sweden. During my roughly 4...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-07-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,433,808
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Gigi, do you know if your CRD has the urea stuff as well?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-11-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,433,808
Posted By mputnik
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,433,808
Posted By mputnik
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

does anyone know the spec difference between the Euro CRD and the US CRD? are they identical?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-06-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,850
Posted By mputnik
Re: Euro specifications?

There is zero delay and no problems with the EVIC.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-05-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,850
Posted By mputnik
Re: Euro specifications?

I'm going to the place that made the adjustments on the 12th, so I'll ask them about the make of the splitter. The parking ligts is also the law in Sweden, so on my GC they've put 2 LED bars (very...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-03-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,850
Posted By mputnik
Re: Euro specifications?

I have a US spec GC Laredo X, 3.6 that I used in the US before moving to Sweden. Different EU countries have different rules on what needs to be modified, but as long that I could prove it had been...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-28-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,619
Posted By mputnik
Re: What tires are you running for the winter?

I got the studded Continental ContiIceContact 265/60/18 mounted on the black mopar rims 18x8. Work like a charm.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-04-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mputnik
Re: 18" steelies

do you happen to know the width of the steel rim? it only says 18" on the mopar site and everywhere else I look. assume 7.5"?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-23-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,427
Posted By mputnik
Re: Weather Tech floor mats

got the black set front and second row. I like em and use them during the winter.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-15-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,131
Posted By mputnik
Re: First oil change on V6

Got it back from the dealer in Stockholm, Sweden today. Oilchange at 15k miles. Standard oil they use was to my surprise Mobil 1 5w30 Full Syn. life is good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,051
Posted By mputnik
Re: How much are you paying at the pump to fill up?

Just having moved to Sweden with my WK2 I pay $202 for a full tank of gas. :-)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,918
Posted By mputnik
Re: Attention WK2 3.6L owners - New TSB for Shudder, harsh shifts, performance and mo

I got it flashed today! By Jeep in Sweden, where the car isn't even sold, yet:-). It arrived on container from Seattle last week and everything is intact. The winter capabilities of this rig is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-23-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,033
Posted By mputnik
Re: 3.6 Overland - Shudder? while in idle but driving in a parking lot

I had the same issues. especially at home pulling out of my garage at very slow speeds. Brought it in and they replaced both front springs (TSB), replaced steering gear (TSB), replaced engine mounts...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,476
Posted By mputnik
Re: Amber rear turn signals (Euro parts?)

well guys, my US Spec Laredo 3.6 WK2 will arrive in Sweden on March 7th. I have one week to get it to Euro spec and I've found one shop that says they can do it. I kinda trust them as they do all US...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-13-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By mputnik
Re: Squeek squeek when COLD

just to close this one out, they lubed the engine cradle, which fixed the problem. Took almost 5 hours but at least the squeek is completely gone.

M
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-02-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By mputnik
Re: Squeek squeek when COLD

so, my wife brought it into the dealer today as I'm currently overseas. They fixed it but it appartently involved stripping down the front bumper. they worked on it for 4 hrs. I will see the writeup...
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