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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-13-2013, 01:37 PM
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Views: 712
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: what voids a warranty?

I guess to me I would think that a dealer would try real hard to blame the aftermarket part then for other problems - has anyone here had any issues with a engine warranty problem with aftermarket...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Thanks for the response. So is the phone icon supposed to still be there after the update or was it removed?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

One more question - anyone else notice that the little phone icon is no longer displayed on the screen? I have a battery and signal indication but that's it - is that normal?

Also, I left the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-06-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Thanks Sox!

What so you mean about the apple parts? Are there issues with it working with iPhones?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-06-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Does this update apply for all US radios as well or only int ones? Reason I ask is I had my Jeep at the dealer (software is at 2.126) and was told there are no new updates available. Called Uconnect...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,541
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Ventilated seats

Anyone got any advice?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,541
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Ventilated seats

Resurrecting this old thread :)

Got a question about what is underneath the leather on these seats? Reason I ask is I had something kind of sharp but small that poked through the vent holes and I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,929
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: FYI: 11-13 Hemi Magnaflow Exhaust fits the 2014

Is the magna flow exhaust the "official" exhaust system for the JGC? I would like to add an exhaust but worry about warranty issues (have lifetime maxcare)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By mjodotcom
SRT8 Shift Knob

Anyone have a MY12-13 SRT8 shift knob (stock) that they are looking to unload? Thanks!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,393
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Best Floor /Cargo Mats

What mats do people recommend for the backs of the rear passenger seats to pair up with the Mopar slush cargo mat (such that you have full coverage when the seats are lowered)? Thanks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Question on Floormats

Say speaking of floor mats I am curious - do people who buy the slush mats install them over the stock mats or remove then?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-07-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,366
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Overland stereo upgrade and other pics

I am thinking of running a very similar upgrade to this. I am wondering, what are the two amps for - one for the sub and one for everything else? Did you end up re-wiring all of the speakers you left...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,069
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2013 Jeep Deals

Congrats on the new Jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

Maybe - not sure on the "true" cost of the fidelity warranty but given the fact that he is quoting me a very good price on the Maxcare I would guess he is doing the same with the fidelity option...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,502
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Fuel Requirement GC 2014 V8 owners

Does the switchover from 87 to 89 usually take a tank or so to see the benefits? Reason I ask is I was getting good gas mileage on 87 but decided to try out 89. So far on this first tank of 89 I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

I stopped by the dealership yesterday and they really seem to like this fidelity platinum warranty compared to Chrysler Maxcare. The sales manager I have been working with had no problem at all...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 Overland or 2014 Limited?

This is a little different though - since the OP is looking at an older MY Overland vs a 2014 Limited
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,935
Posted By mjodotcom
Thumbs up Re: 2012 Overland or 2014 Limited?

Welcome to the forum!

I was actually picking between the exact same two models and totally agree a test drive is required.

For me, I decided the fancier upgraded interior (real wood trim,...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,857
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 18 vs 20 inch tires

The larger wheels means your tire will have a smaller sidewall. This typically yields two things - better handling/cornering but an increase in harshness.

Personally, I have had both wheels on a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 41,030
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Also, the mydrive sign in doesn't appear to be working?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,258
Posted By mjodotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: for '14 does eother engine require Premium fuel?

I take it gas mileage is unaffected either way for the V8?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,258
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

It really depends on your driving habits: heaviness of foot, location, city/hwy mix, traffic, flatness of travel etc etc. For my personal situation, I only observed a 2mpg overall difference between...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,258
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

Mainly because those cars cost 80% and up MORE than what I paid for my V8 Overland. A few k in extra gas over the life of the car is one thing, but multiple tens of thousands extra is a whole...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,069
Posted By mjodotcom
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: NAPA Leather Seats

Did some start showing up immediately? I have the saddle leather as well
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: NAPA Leather Seats

Weird - wonder why mine is showing some right away? Must be the way I'm sitting or something...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,069
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2013 Jeep Deals

I ended up actually finding a leftover new 2012 (no different than 2013) that I got for ~15% under invoice <label for="rb_iconid_10">http://jeepgarage.org/images/icons/icon10.gif</label>
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,258
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

If you drive so much that the small difference in real world gas mileage (not EPA) between the V6 and V8 still gives you $80 a month savings, and you are so cost conscious (stuff you keep saying...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-27-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: NAPA Leather Seats

Thanks for the responses. Do either of you two have issues with easy seat creases forming on the drivers seat?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-27-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By mjodotcom
NAPA Leather Seats

All,

Proud new owner of a 2012 JGC Overland here :). One thing I have noticed driving the car for a week is the NAPA leather perforated seats appear to "crease" fairly easily. Has anyone else...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,751
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Chrysler Extended Warranty Prices

Well glad to hear it worked out for you guys - so you both have confirmed Chrysler coverage on your jeeps now? I believe you have up to one year or 12,000 miles to add the warranty for this low price...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,258
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

It all depends on what "real world" gas mileage you are getting. On my 2012 V6 JGC I averaged about 19.5mpg combined. With the V8 - 17.5. For my mileage that averages out to about $30 more a month....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

No - just 7 year 100,000 miles. The plan cost is about the same as a lifetime maxcare (with $100 deductible) but with lower deductible (0$ at the dealership the car was purchased from, $50 anywhere...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By mjodotcom
730N Audio Settings

Experts,

I am curious - has anyone done extensive experience on what the "ideal" audio settings are for the WK2 Jeeps with the upgraded Alpine system and 730N radio? I am talking balance,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

Glad to hear it!

I have a similar experience where the dealer appears to recommend the fidelity one over the Chrysler product. They seem genuine when recommending that overall it has been better...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-25-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,751
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Chrysler Extended Warranty Prices

Thanks for the info! I thought some people said this site wasn't as reputable as https://www.chryslerwarrantys.com - can anyone comment?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

Thanks for the insight. Have you had any issues with lengthy times to get approval, stuff not being approved, etc?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-25-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By mjodotcom
Dealer cost for tire repair coverage with Maxcare?

I know a good target price for lifetime maxcare coverage is around $1900 (with $100 deductible). I am curious, how much extra is a "good" price to pay for the supplemental tire coverage (I believe...
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