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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 56,877
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Lowering my hand....slowly.

Got the GC back from the dealer and for now...it seems better.
TSB's applied : 21-004-15 and 21-007-13 Rev.C. Also Reprogram of 845RE Transmission and Drive Train...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 99,321
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Thanks Jim. Meant to write- All MY 2015 trim levels have the Dual zone Auto Temp Control HVAC. I suppose that'll carry over to MY 2016?:mad:

( maybe my tune will change after I get my '14 back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 99,321
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I haven't kept up with your latest posts, but Bill are you coming back to the Jeep side of life? If so/ no, why now/ or not?

I'm disappointed to see (on the Jeep website) that 2015 Laredo trim...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 56,877
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

I'm raising my hand...

Aug 2013 build, V6. For the first 1.5 years I thought my tranny was just o.k. My GC spent "extra time" in inspection before delivery and I thought it was well spent.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-06-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,183
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Shifting from Drive to Park

I'm with Beacon and Billt. I know it can shift quicker by holding it, but three clicks forward, I know it's in park. Have had my 2014 for a couple of years, and driving slightly longer then that,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2015 G.C Altitude A/C problem?

Hmm? Does the Altitude HVAC run a single knob temp control or does it have the Dual Zone that's in my Limited and above trims?

If my compressor runs for a 5 second cycle I don't hear it ( dual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,520
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Order 2015 or wait for 2016?

I too like the current shifter. What is the polystable shifter coming out with the '16? I gotta have something to rest my hand on.

My '14 will becoming up for 3 years next summer and I would look...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,634
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: roll away

Final report already out: 99% of the roll away "incidences" occurred in Washington and Colorado...and occasionally California:lol:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: MY15 Overland. Keyless entry is sh1t

I'm curious if there's an adjustment IN the jeep ( dealer adjusted) to increase/ decrease the range/ sensitivity.

I have no problems unlocking/ locking with the Jeep with the FOB in my pocket,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,479
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

I have the V6 and use nothing but 5W20 Quaker State Ultimate Durability, full synthetic. It has the MS-6395 stamp on it.

Change (self) it about every 6,000 miles ( because I'm bored) and it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Off-road capability of stock Michelin tires

...and remember ( unlike myself ) that when you stop and turn off your Jeep for your beach bake, beach break, or to go clamming , your Jeep resets back to Auto mode.

I drove out on the beach in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,420
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Thinking of dropping my Jeep

This thread is bringing back all the classic folks; Sno, GC, and Bill. Good to hear from you folks as always. Too bad it's for the wrong reasons.

As for myself. I was pissed when my '14 GC spent...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-11-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: GC - SD Card for my MP3 music , 8.4AN


For the "slow" folks, are you talking about the initial insert of the SD card or everyday use?

I add to my SD card once every couple of months, and yes it may take an extra 10 seconds to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By jeepinAl
HVAC- Temp Up/ Temp Down

For those with Dual Temperature Control ( sorry Laredo folks, I knew I should have bought that trim level):

In "Manual" mode only: If you set a temperature ( ex 74 F), and then move the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,805
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

So what would you suggest for them? Consumers who see this video ( and the other one) will certainly question Jeep's "legendary" 4 wheel drive.

Unlike the last video of some guy on a hill, this...
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 03-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By jeepinAl
What's my noise? - 01 XJ

2001 Cherokee 4X4, 242 transfer case, 141,000 miles

Noise - A high pitched noise coming from the front left wheel area. Sounds like air leaving a balloon when pinched ( great description, I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,334
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Climate Control Question

I'll throw in my latest...

Hated the climate control system in this GC since picking it up in Sept 2013 ( '14 model year). Move it up 2 degrees in "manual" mode ...full heat. Move it down 2...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: What does the powertrain warranty really cover?

Good news on your repair.

I was thinking we should have a "sticky" in the repair section that deals with "Problem/ Repair Cost" for exact problems like yours. As our WK2's get older and repairs...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,278
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: I have no pending recalls ...

Wait...what? You're leaving us? Why the change? I recall ( no pun -somewhat intended) yours being one of the few GC that has made it through the days without too many problems.

Come on back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,447
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2015 GC Limited Changes

I thought the same at one point too, but having such a bright ( aluminum) color on the inside would have been too much of a contrast. I think the gold does bring a "warm" interior.

Don't care for...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,386
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Map Update Process!!

Just remember, our fellow GC family members with a '11-13 don't have the SD/ USB input like Bill was saying, so it may take 2 hours of idling to update.

For us with a '14+ it should be faster,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,520
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Damn it...Now My 2014 Overland Has A Transmission Issue!

Great. I was going to get my recall done in a couple of weeks and get the latest updates on the radio, but now you have me thinking about NOT updating it.

Tranny is acceptable and I don't want it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,284
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I did not know that, thanks Bill.
Now stay tuned for my next thread, " does anyone know a good body shop in Charlotte?":)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,138
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2015 Limited V6 loses dual exhaust

Sweeeeeet, now my '14 Limited is truly ...Limited. ( sorry for you folks shopping)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,284
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

My granite GC just got hit too. It was from Mother Nature. She dropped a large tree limb on my right front panel...she didn't leave a note either. Haven't seen it yet, but the wife sent pictures.
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 07-30-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Fair trade in for 2001?

You need to get on, I think it's called, the internet ( I know you've found it in the past). They have this site called eBay and if your Cherokee is in great condition, and a 4X4 you could easily...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,244
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Inside Rearview Mirror Adjustment

Touched it a year ago, haven't touched it since.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: A/C blowing raspberries

I don't know about your fruit developing problem, but the other day I turned on the re-circulating button and there was good cold air coming out. The A/C dash light wasn't on, the A/C highlight on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Second Blackstone Oil Report Pentastar 3.6L

Define these results, all I can see is that your Jeep needs more milk...needs more calcium:)

And am I reading this correctly; You change the oil at 8,000 miles-ish and now the report people are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-06-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

That's why I posted my write-up online instead of a PM, you're gonna get much needed feedback.

Early builds; From "Christmas tree lights" to "quadra lift- overheating". It seemed that early Jeeps...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,861
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Shifting to Sport Mode while moving

7,000 miles of shifting into Sport mode while moving...and nothing has fallen out the bottom. I'm gonna guess its designed to do that.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Well here goes;

March 2013 build. I didn't get to turn on the Jeep so I don't know what radio update version it has.

Outside: very good condition.
No scratches ( maybe one that I could...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Stopped by yesterday and since I was the 238th person to walk through the door I won $1000*. I was actually hoping for a least a free hot dog. I'll post some pictures and thoughts this afternoon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-04-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Yup, just down the road, 5 minutes. If you need more pictures of it, I can do that ( assuming its at a dealer today , on the 4th). Heading out of town soon for a couple of days ( for you internet...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,577
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Rear clunking/rattling noise

I was just gonna add to the thread with my Aug '13 build, 7,000 mile, non quadra lift with tow package limited GC. Yup, while driving at low speeds I get that funny clunk. Nice find on the TSB and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody mess with dealer with uconnect app?

Let us know when you get THAT call. You know, the one like

"You know when we said it would be done tomorrow, it'll be sometime next week now. It looks like we'll have to replace the PCM, radio...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Vibration noise when driving into headwind?

I know it sounds stupid, but is the area where your wipers sit all clear of debris/ leaves?

I had a leaf vibrate making a unusually low pitched noise. Strange, I know.

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 GC transmission, could it be mechanical?

I was going to reply to the " raise your hand if your 8speed V6..." thread, but...

I too am around 6300 miles and just the other day I was amazed how everything was smooth ( and has been for a...
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