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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

That's about how long it took for me.:thumbsup:
It does vary by individual driving habits.
Short low mileage trips are the worst for AL. It does not allow the system to learn and retain the data....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Maybe macfan did get lucky. Maybe I got lucky with my 12/11 build.
I have not had any updates and the dealer did not want to do any either.
The eary builds had lots of adjustment issues with the AL...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By AbkshelbyXJ
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

I've been driving Chrysler products since 1981. To me the Pentastar means a lot. To myself and many others it's brand recognition. When people ask who makes my Jeep, I always say "Chrysler Group...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,774
Posted By jp467
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

I think you are full of it. Didn't you say in earlier posts that the dealer told you that they had not seen many problems with the 8 speed? Now your saying that he told you that a replacement has a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,774
Posted By SW03ES
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

Again...you need to want to be happy. You can whine and say things "should be a certain way" or you can make them the best they can be the way they are.

The service rep at the dealer didn't build...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,774
Posted By Scottina06
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

one statement here before I close this thread as well.

It seems both you and MSCA started with one simple issue with a clunk or hard shift from 2-1 or 1-2 when creeping in a parking lot...or in a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,774
Posted By SW03ES
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

I agree that people have a tendency to keep hammering on the same topic, sometimes though talking about issues as a forum helps coordinate repairs. Sharing stories about what someone's dealer did and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By Traveler0980
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

The Pentastar is in the same category as the "bow tie", "blue oval", the slanted "H", the straight up "H" and others. All are known world wide and mean different things to different people.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,774
Posted By jp467
Re: Why Do Complaint Posts Get Closed So Early?

i was going to post something but I'm not falling for this game. I think just by you starting this thread it shows who the trouble maker is.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By 46er
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

We all have our stories to tell; just be glad you did not buy a Tacoma and have the frame rust out from under you or one of their oil problem vehicles and have warranty work denied you. Myself, I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By kkreit01
Re: Consumer Reports rates Owner satisfaction high

Who cares what CR says. Their ratings are based on feedback from ~1M of their subscribers. That's 6-7% of the new car-buying population. Typically, only those who are extremely satisfied, or...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 11-05-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By ReelMan
Re: Avoiding Personal Property Tax for 2015

Milous, with all due respect, my point was that this was not a situation that happens because someone is waiting on a buy-back check (which, I suspect, the dealership would know about in advance) or...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 11-05-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By ReelMan
Re: Avoiding Personal Property Tax for 2015

Seriously? Show a bit more respect for the people with whom you deal, and own the fact that you "didn't think about it".

You're concerned about taxes on your Jeep that would be due in December of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By 46er
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

And just to keep things in perspective, that 4Runner that is so perfect, really wasn't. Pretty bad recall record going back to 1988, many of them repetitive. :eek:

Toyota 4Runner Recalls -...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

He hasn't posted anything else so I can only assume he found the consumer reports numbers on owner satisfaction that I was talking about and didn't like what he saw. In that same report the regular...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By MSCA
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Simple--- you got lucky. Obviously, there are issues with these transmissions, but you were lucky to get one that doesn't have issues. That shouldn't be too hard to understand. Now go get yourself a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

You know yes Consumer reports rates jeep low, but when they ask owners the question "would you buy that vehicle again?" Why does the Grand Cherokee rank so high? Thats something to ponder isn't it?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

Ford has the same policy as Chrysler with loaner cars. I just got rid of a 2011 Ford Fusion 4 months ago. When I first bought that Fusion I had an issue I had to take it in for and was told they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By SnoFire
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

MSCA - If your Jeep is that bad, why wait until the 3yr warranty is up? Save yourself the trouble and dump it.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,761
Posted By jp467
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

It sounds like its a lot of work to keep you happy. I bet your dealer just loves to see you coming.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By Paul Bernard
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I seem to have no dog in this contest owning my 2013 JGC 3.6 Ltd. I now have 48M miles on it, and other than the pano roof noise problem that the dealer fixed, the vehicle has been perfect. Not one...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By cherryredjeep
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By cherryredjeep
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

ok were all on the same side so lets chill! I don't think many jeep people would be into the history of the star and thats OK .

For me and others the gen II hemi 426 dual quad and the star has...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-31-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By tratpop
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

There are so many elements to the discussion in this thread. Actually been a pretty good read. First need to mention that some of the arguements are being made from a different frame of reference in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-31-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By Benn0
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

But the question remains, what is a repair or an issue? If 50% includes uconnect updates then it isn't exactly high impact is it? If we are saying 50% of Jeep Grand Cherokees require towing in their...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By Zybane
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Humans always try to tie events together. Coincidence, it's Occam's razor.



You forget, these "reports" have nothing to do with value. Something like a Jeep Grand Cherokee offers options,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By SCMomentum
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Problems with Consumer Reports auto ratings: analyzing the analysts (http://www.allpar.com/cr.html)

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/30/why-consumer-reports-and-j-d-power-are-so-different/...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By Scottina06
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Ive owned 3 Grand Cherokee models...Laredo, 13 SRT and 14 SRT and one warranty claim....

better than my wifes lexus, audi and BMW. All of which had several each.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By 14SummitHemi
A backlight is quite helpful for the inevitable...

A backlight is quite helpful for the inevitable times u check/add in garage on the side of car that garage light does quite light up, just sayin' :)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By Zybane
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I know of no car guys that pay any attention to CR. It's basically for old ladies that must decide which trim level to go after on their Camry or Accord...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,089
Posted By cherox
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Same here.. If Consumer Reports has any place, it is next to the toilet for when you run out of toilet paper.. I used to think it was a "fair/balanced/un-biased" publication. Then I noticed an...
Forum: Members Rides 10-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By FabFour Jeeps
Re: My New Rubicon X, heavily modified!

Thanks man!

You'd be right, about $90k into it so far.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-28-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,067
Posted By 14SummitHemi
Here's an analog option for a glovebox gauge that...

Here's an analog option for a glovebox gauge that will get you within 1 psi consistently. I have had this one for 10 yrs and when I am careful to look at it straight on for a read and I am on a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,052
Posted By philbytx
Re: Navigation Issues

Just contacted HERE on their Toll Free number. BTW - HERE is Navteq...

Young lady called Michelle informed me that the map update will be "later this year" and they haven't heard anything about...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By Jeepster910
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

Actually there are a lot of vehicles you could choose from if you do not like the style. My last 3 Jeeps 93 Cherokee, 01 Cherokee, and an 04 Grand were all kind of boxy. I was ready for a new Jeep...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By Desert Hiker
Re: KL Refresh? Rumors/Speculation

I understand that some people don't like the looks of the Cherokee - and that's OK. But the market is giving Jeep good feedback on the vehicle so don't look for a major remake to sell to the few who...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,365
Posted By Jeepster910
Smile Re: 9 speed transmission?

Maybe when you are bringing it down you are setting the max high gear lower. That would downshift to that gear on the spot.
That would give you your 5,000 rmp's trying to maintain that same speed....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,859
Posted By iboughtajeep
Why not just weld it in place then?

Why not just weld it in place then?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-07-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,287
Posted By jp467
Re: Brand new 2015 Overland--already aggravated!!

You say its horrible, but yet you didn't notice until you were washing it? I had the problem you talk about with the door sticking on my previous Grand Cherokee and the dealer body shop fixed in ten...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-06-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Rant Uconnect Update

{off-topic} Sorta...OSX came from BSD Unix which long pre-dates Linix, but for practical purposes in current times, they are "really close"...[/off-topic} :p
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