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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-30-2013, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Dan B
Red face Jeep's acceptable gap - flush dimensionals & tolerances

Dealer's Service Manager is saying that the distance the rear driver's door extends beyond the body, about 3/16", falls within Jeep/Chrysler's dimensional limit specs for gaps/flush fits. Says the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-29-2013, 11:15 PM
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Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Kazii - do you have skid plates installed on your SFU?

Can someone post some info like photo or illustration of this part and a diagram showing where it is located?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-28-2013, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I had to ask my dealer for the PIN Number. They sent it the following day.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-27-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Getting pushback on making good on defects

Dealer's Service Manager updated by UConnect to 13.38.52 and installed wheel locks that I purchased.

However, he is saying that the distance the rear driver's door extends beyond the body, about...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-25-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Off to the dealer tomorrow to take care of my punchlist. Will post the result.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-23-2013, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Shannon, thanks!
My dealer must not have known this material was in the glove box. Another lesson learned from the knowledge bank behind this forum.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 61,771
Posted By Dan B
2014 GC "EcoDiesel" Review

Ordered August 9, picked up November 13. I've had it for 1 1/2 weeks and finally finished writing up my inspection findings and review comments. Thanks to Shannon and others for great reviews of...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-22-2013, 03:51 PM
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Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

You are lucky. I call the number I was given to order the manuals and told them there were five, the four you listed above, plus the Users Guide. I also asked for the "Owner's Kit with DVD" which is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8,647
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Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

I feel for you. Have you told the dealer that you expect him to arrange for an immediate pickup of the vehicle to save his order? My dealer sent his own trailer to save several days wait for me.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-13-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Picked up my new ride late this afternoon. Looks great! I haven't gone through everything in bright daylight but have not found too many issues.
I also found the 110 VAC cord bundle tucked down...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-12-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
receiving acceptance checklist revision 9

Here it is: Rev 9. It has been tough trying to get through the postings and keep adding relevant topics to the spreadsheet for that past couple of weeks. To top it off, I somehow lost rev 8 and had...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-12-2013, 09:35 PM
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Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

[QUOTE=Vtail;929248] I also just received the Husky X-ACT mats and the MOPAR cargo liner. QUOTE]

Once you've opened all your presents, can you post a photo or 2 showing the fit of the MOPAR cargo...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-11-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Yabba Dabba Doo!

picture Fred Flintstone getting "the call" from his sales rep!!

My ride is said to have been unloaded from the rail car. My dealer says he is sending his truck so I don't have to wait on the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-08-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Shannon,
Louisiana local news is advising everyone to expect traffic delays this weekend caused by roadwork on I-10 east and west bound over the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge between Lafayette and Baton...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Latest Jeep Inspection Checklist

OK - here is the latest version of the inspection check list compiled from user inputs from the Durango and Diesel Production forums. Edits from original version are highlighted with a light blue...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,494
Posted By Dan B
Re: Fender flares coming unstuck anyone?

Can you post a couple of photos?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2013, 06:42 PM
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Views: 108,303
Posted By Dan B
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

standing by for that call from my dealer.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Does jumping out of perfectly good airplanes count?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
delivery inspection

Over on the "thinks to check on delivery" forum, Parsec posted a check sheet for the Durango. I've combined his outstanding document with the one I'd been working on using info from this and other...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 10-30-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,934
Posted By Dan B
Re: Things to check on delivery

Parsec, thanks for posting your check sheet for the Durango. I had been working on one using input from the Diesel Production forum for the Grand Cherokee. I've combined both into a single document...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Was traveling and out of contact for about 18 hours. I was able to print my window sticker about an hour ago. Things are looking up again.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

My build sheet for 4x4 Overland with ORA II & ATG shows same:
BNGS Hill Start Assist
BNHP Hill Descent Control
Nothing tagged as Selec-Speed
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Chevy, thanks for giving us some real info.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-24-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

I don't want heads, just credible information from senior management who is willing to accept responsibility and hold others accountable.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-24-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!! - absolutely NOT

10/24/13 update - My estimated ship date has been pushed out another 15 days from 10/25 to 11/8. I doubt that it will ship then. It is time to cancel orders and purchase from manufacturers other than...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-21-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Me thinks diesel engine CO will kill you just as fast as gasoline IC engine CO. Even charcoal's CO is deadly in an enclosed space. Just sayin'...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By Dan B
Re: Flat Towing Problem Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 2014

I also purchased a JGC because it could be flat towed behind my MH. Please send me more details of your problem and fix. PM me with your contact details so we can talk with you directly.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Dan B
Re: Tow Bar issue

I too need to attach a towbar and rig lights for towing. I was thinking about the Blue Ox wiring kit that bypasses the vehicle wiring. See it at Blue Ox - Tail Light Wiring Kit, Bulb & Socket...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-11-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!! - absolutely NOT

the sad saga continues.... :mad:
10/11 - Today Customer Service advises my current estimated ship date is 10/25.

In the 4 days since my last update, my estimated delivery date has been pushed...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-08-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Dan B
Re: Slippery Running Board Chrome Strip

Try a boat or marine shop. They have a lot of anti skid products.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-07-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!! - maybe NOT

The Complete Story:
8/9 - ordered my diesel Overland (4x4, CRD, Granite Crystal/Black, ATG/ORA II & block heater)

8/12 - dealer provided the VON

8/15 - dealer advised VIN EC29998X. Also...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-03-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!! - maybe NOT

10/3 - VOT still says FINAL INSPECTION
Customer Service hasn't changed their comments about my unit having being built and selected for 100% inspection. However, when I pressed for more info, they...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-30-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!! - maybe NOT

9/30 - VOT status jumped this morning from PAINT to FINAL INSPECTION. Customer Service comment du jour is that my JGC has been built but I won the lottery and selected for 100% inspection. Lucky me!...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-27-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production PROGRESS!!

[QUOTE=Dan B;893288]

8/9 - ordered my diesel Overland (Granite Crystal/Black, ATG/ORA II & block heater)

8/12 - dealer provided the VON

8/15 - dealer advised VIN EC29998X. Also got my...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 09-25-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,982
Posted By Dan B
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-24-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

[QUOTE=Shannon;898653]I called Jeep customer service yesterday, and their exact words were "I see a shipping date of 10/4 for your Grand Cherokee" Still hope you are right, but if history dictates...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-14-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

Thanks for the advice. I was thinking about the M&G brake module but they don't offer one for the newer JGC so the AF1 is the only other permanently installed unit that I'd consider.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 499,393
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 diesel production

I've been lurking behind the scene for about a month and thought it was time to step forward.

I agree that AUDI has a great ad and that Jeep needs to get creative with their adverts.

I put a...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-16-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,656
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel Ordering

If I closed my eye's I would know if it was you or Bob.

Can you give me more info on the details that I could get through MOTS and the build sheet info that isn't available to me through the...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-15-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,656
Posted By Dan B
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel Ordering

Ordered! Have VON & VIN!
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4X4
EcoDiesel 3.0 L | Granite / Black | ORAII | Adv Tech GRP | Engine Block Heater
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