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Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 08-18-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By banjonut
Re: 2014 "leftover" negotiations

If your dealer was only offering 2k off MSRP, he was blowing smoke up your you know what. Find a different dealer. I bought a Wrangler Sahara Unlimited in June with roughly $4600 knocked off the...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 06-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By banjonut
Re: New Wrangler Unlimited Owner.

I went with the auto. I driven a manual (not Jeeps) for many years. Not ready to go back.


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Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 06-16-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By banjonut
New Wrangler Unlimited Owner.

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Just got my new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara last Friday. So far, I'm loving it. Sits next to the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland in the garage. It pushed out the Chrysler Town and Country....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-12-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,842
Posted By banjonut
I do not want a mute button. I want to personally...

I do not want a mute button. I want to personally turn on any music decide whether Aux, IPod, Sirius, AM, FM, or whatever.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 12-31-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,842
Posted By banjonut
I feel your pain. I've complained about this very...

I feel your pain. I've complained about this very issue at 3 different dealerships. I didn't expect a solution and I wasn't disappointed. There is quite a list of annoyances on the vehicle. Non of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By banjonut
I've not had the problem of cruise cutting out....

I've not had the problem of cruise cutting out. It works almost flawlessly. I have the adaptive cruise. I have had a good deal of experience on long steep hills. The cruise will NOT activate the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 06-28-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By banjonut
Do you have any information as to where the...

Do you have any information as to where the temperature sensor is located?

The thing that puzzles me is that this is only my third vehicle which displays outside temp. 1st was a 2010 Dodge...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 06-27-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By banjonut
All I know is that a 99 cent thermometer from...

All I know is that a 99 cent thermometer from Walmart gives a constant update vs. a $48,000 Jeep thermometer which gives an intermittent 'suspect' reading.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-22-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By banjonut
I did not keep actual records of the comparison...

I did not keep actual records of the comparison between the computer and actual. In hindsight, I guess I should have. I do think it was pretty close however.

Only 2500 miles. Hoping it gets even...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-22-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By banjonut
I've tried scotch. Not my 'cup of tea'. I prefer...

I've tried scotch. Not my 'cup of tea'. I prefer good old Kentucky Bourbon.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-21-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By banjonut
I don't like synthetic. I like real oil.

I don't like synthetic. I like real oil.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-21-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By banjonut
Different states. Some 65 and some 70. However...

Different states. Some 65 and some 70. However way too much construction with 55 mph. As always, a little cheating on the upper side.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By banjonut
2014 JGC gas mileage

For anyone interested. I just made a trip from Michigan to Cooperstown, NY and back. The JGC Overland with 6 cyl. I kept good track of the mileage and it was figured the old fashioned way. No...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-14-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,989
Posted By banjonut
Yes it probably would. But then you still have to...

Yes it probably would. But then you still have to plug it into power or keep doing the recharge thing. The SD or USB route is much handier. Just set it and forget it.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-14-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,989
Posted By banjonut
My first attempt(s) with SD card did not meet...

My first attempt(s) with SD card did not meet with success. They did not work reliably. Reluctantly I went the USB route. I got a 16 Gig drive from Amazon for $12 and change. One of the short ones...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-18-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By banjonut
Outside temp incorrect

2014 GC Overland. When I start the vehicle, it appears that the outside temp display is sitting wherever it was when I turned it off. It usually takes a few miles to begin changing, assuming there is...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,747
Posted By banjonut
I have exactly the same problem. Seems as though...

I have exactly the same problem. Seems as though many people do. I have not seen any answers yet.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
The other fob was not in the vehicle. My wife had...

The other fob was not in the vehicle. My wife had it and was about 1000 feet away. I suppose I can turn off the honk, but that would be worse since the doors would unlock and give me no warning.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-15-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,989
Posted By banjonut
SD card Vs USB

2014 GC Overland. I put about 2000 songs on an SD card. Sometimes it would work and sometimes went bonkers. Would mess up the phone Bluetooth to where neither one worked, but the phone would still...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
I meant to say that I have NOT noticed that.

I meant to say that I have NOT noticed that.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
I have noticed that. Seems to work right away.

I have noticed that. Seems to work right away.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
I guess that's just my method. I know I can push...

I guess that's just my method. I know I can push the outside button also, but I figure, why mess up the wax job.

If this keeps happening, I will try the door handle button to see what happens.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
Yes, I noticed that just today, while washing the...

Yes, I noticed that just today, while washing the Jeep, and no it was not raining when I had the unlocking problem.

This is something that I will have to keep an eye on.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By banjonut
GC unlocking itself

Yesterday, I had this problem 3 times. (2014 GC Overland). I parked, shut off the engine, opened the drivers door, locked the doors using the inside door lock button, shut the door. Then, I walked...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-14-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By banjonut
I do have the sport mode but is not on of the...

I do have the sport mode but is not on of the choices on Select-Terrain, but rather in the shifter itself. Could you tell me exactly what happens in sport mode and why I would see an increase in MPG?...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-13-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By banjonut
First time leather

This is my first vehicle with leather seats. 2014 JGC Overland. What is recommended for leather care? I see everything from "Leave 'me alone", to "Slather on the bear grease". What do you folks do...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-13-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By banjonut
3.6 gas mileage

I've had my 2014 JGC Overland 3.6 for almost a month now. What are people getting as real world MPG? So far, I'm getting around 20. Hoping it goes up as the engine gets a few more miles on it. I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-12-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By banjonut
Re: 2014 JGC Overland leather seats

I would hope so too, but I have my suspicions that things such as seat sides and backs just my be a high grade of vinyl. That is what I am trying to find out. I also have a 2013 Town and Country in...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-12-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By banjonut
2014 JGC Overland leather seats

Just wondering. When the time comes to do a little leather treatment on the seats, does anyone know just what parts of the seats are real leather and what parts are faux?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By banjonut
Full time 4WD lingo

I'm throwing the question out there.

I have a 2014 JGC Overland.

I am new to 4WD in ANY vehicle.

The "book" says that when I am in "auto" that I am in fully automatic 4 wheel drive....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-07-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,571
Posted By banjonut
Cargo cover

I cannot find in the manual, how to remove the cargo cover from 2014 JGC. It only shows how to use it, DUH. Is there an easy way to remove it, short of a crowbar?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By banjonut
If the "N" means "NAV", then I have the...

If the "N" means "NAV", then I have the "N".
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By banjonut
I have found various settings that do the same...

I have found various settings that do the same thing, when the ignition is on ACC, but works correctly when running.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By banjonut
2014 JGC thermomoter

Does anyone know where the sensing unit for the outside temperature is located? Mine temperature reads about 4 degrees low, and I wonder if there is anything that cane be done about that.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-03-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By banjonut
SD Card and radio

Does anyone know if there is a limit as to the number of songs I can put on an SD card and still have the JGC work with it?


I am using a 32 Gig card and was working OK at about 1600 songs but I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-03-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,842
Posted By banjonut
How do I turn the radio off

Just a nagging little thing. I have 2014 JGC Overland with the standard radio/GPS. Every time I start the Jeep the radio/XM/SD Card, or whatever was playing, starts up. Is there just a way to have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By banjonut
Correct. Also got the technology package. Now all...

Correct. Also got the technology package. Now all I need is a trip to Utah and Death Valley.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By banjonut
Thanks. My first Jeep. Been a Plymouth and Dodge...

Thanks. My first Jeep. Been a Plymouth and Dodge man for a long time. So far, (2 days) the Jeep feels like a nice and tight quality vehicle.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By banjonut
Got my jeep

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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-20-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,505
Posted By banjonut
When I "build" a JGC, the items list gives...

When I "build" a JGC, the items list gives Limited with a #6 seat foam cushion, Overland #5 and Summit #3. I don't know if this refers to thickness, density, or something else altogether.
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