Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Search Forums

Join Jeep Garage Today
Showing results 1 to 40 of 211
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Robey5
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-12-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

"did you bleed the brakes to swap fluid out or no? just wondering it there is any thing special when bleeding on this GC or is it same old way?"

..Nope. I did not bleed the brakes. Just pushed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

Ok --- not really review or thread worthy in my eyes, so I will just add here.

I did the front brakes (rotors AND pads).

The FRONT caliper pins require use of a 7/16 hex drive (allen wrench)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-07-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

Did the rear brakes last night. Once the Jeep was in the air, it took me about 20 minutes per side; seriously: very easy. I of-course did not run into anything obscene (like a frozen caliper or the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

At 123.4k, I put on a set of new shoes. I went for the Michelin Defender LTX M/S, hopefully good for another 70k miles.

As I was headed home with a pretty large load of mulch and rocks for the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

A lot of activity on this thread.

This summer I have a small list in my head of what's going to be done to maintain this truck to make it tip-top for the impending fall/winter.

1) Tires. I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,360
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: 120k mile 'review'

Updating this post for 120k.

My wife and I loaded up the JGC and took it down to Baltimore for a small vacation and wedding in the family.

En-route to home, while on the Penn Turnpike near the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-16-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

This motor can be found at a more reasonable price on E-bay in new form, OR, you can purchase a whole eLSD (rear transaxle) unit with the motor attached from a junk yard and salvage just the motor...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-10-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By Robey5
Re: Brake rotors warping

"Holy Engine and Aerodynamic Braking Smokes ! How do you even brake bro ? Do you find engine braking/downshifting and opening the doors and rear gate slows you down adequately?"

Well, I do not...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-09-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Robey5
Re: Water Leak from clogged sunroof drain(s)

The rear drain channels are located in the rear most corners of the pano-sunroof. If you would like, you can actually see these drain channel openings by taking a flash light (small/bright is best)...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By Robey5
Re: Brake rotors warping

I have a little under 118k on my O-land. I still have not replaced a single brake part yet. No pads, rotors, etc ... owned since new. I have noticed that my front rotors are a little jumpy at high...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

Once the error goes away: I assumed that all was good. But, because that wasn't enough for me: I took my truck to a nearby dirt road and gunned it in "sport mode" to make sure I wasn't getting...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-14-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Robey5
Re: Engine dies while braking and turning

"So, I read here that the I could change the crank shaft position sensor (or something like that) and it might fix the problem. What do you think?"

...maybe; but I still cannot seem to get a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-13-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Robey5
Re: Is you air suspension reliable?

I have not checked the pressure of the tank on my own (yet) --- but it is filled to 150psi with nitrogen, and uses a different filling device than a tire valve.

For this, I suggest (due to the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-12-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Robey5
Re: Is you air suspension reliable?

Why not: I will play...

2011, got 117k on it now.


I had a compressor go at ~90k. Before the compressor went, I used the park mode a lot, but since the new ~$1500 compressor, I do not any...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

I did not have to get a SW flash since the replacement; and the error has not come back since.

Your results may vary, but I seem to believe that you will be fine without a flash based on my...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-30-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Robey5
Re: Engine dies while braking and turning

Hey:

Got a 2011 O-land that stalls for no apparent reason on occasion --- I thought that this was because of the awesome TIPM recall bypass that was poorly installed some time back.

I am...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-22-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,525
Posted By Robey5
Re: Sun Visor Recall...AGAIN?

Given the poor work that was done on my TIPM recall work, I think that I will be ignoring this recall. A recall for a recall (yes, they did the original sun visor work, and left finger prints on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Robey5
Re: Rodents love my engine bay

Rodents: they too perform a necessary function in the ecosystem.

Nevertheless; I've noticed that they like the engine bay in my JGC. Particularly: chipmunks like to hide acorns under the TIPM. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Robey5
Re: Miles to next oil change

I am convinced that the engineers who designed the WK2 (and others) Driver Information Centers have solved this issue by putting 2 trip-odometers in cars these days. Because I am a bit particular...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-17-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2014 Fuel Lid opens by itself?!

I have a 2011 JGC, and I am not sure if they changed the location of the button to open the fuel door for the 14MY (unlikely, but I have seen some odd things in my 20 years in the auto industry).
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-08-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

Here goes:

I backed my JGC into the garage and threw on my insulated carhartts; turned on the furnace in preparation of working on my back.

I put a set of various tools on my little stool/cart...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

I have a *new* motor in hand.

It did not cost $662. Nor did it cost $450; but it was still expensive.

I will install it tonight, and take a couple pictures....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,488
Posted By Robey5
Re: $135 for 7 software module updates?

3 years or 36,000 miles. I'm at 37,500.

...and they want you to pay $135 for some flashing??? That is weak sauce. They are being a bit punitive; considering you threw a kilo-buck at them for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-04-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Robey5
Re: Question. Is the wiper stock illuminated on a 2012 Overland?

Congrats on the new ride ... not sure what you're coming from, but these trucks are quite nice!

Anyhow, the stalk for the turn signal/wiper/r-wiper on my 11 does not light up (when the head-lights...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-01-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

A little research on this motor...

I was able to find a lower price on flea-bay ... ($450) ... for a new one (Chrysler hits you for $662, and there are people out there selling the exact same one...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-30-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

Well; we have a diagnosis from the dealership (...costing me $140).

Rear differential motor for the eLSD system "is in need of replacement". ...and the software for the controller needs to be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-30-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

I got under the Jeep yesterday and checked the electrical connections at the transfer case as well as at the rear diff.

I was able to confirm that these connections were as they were supposed to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-24-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 grand Cherokee transfer case control module location

May I ask ...

What was it doing while driving in limp mode? What codes did you get from the diag-system that lead to the replacement of the TCCM?

I have a 11 that has the Serv 4WD on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

This "service 4wd" light/error (unfortunately) is not a one time thing.

It throws this error 8 out of 10 times that I start the vehicle. Usually -- it throws the code right at start up. Some...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-16-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,230
Posted By Robey5
Re: Why did you choose Grand Cherokee

Well,

I went to the WK2 because there was not anything that was comparable that I could justify. From a capability standpoint, there are few other vehicles that compare -- I did a 100k review...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-16-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

A number of views, but no real bites? I am surprised that nobody on this site has tackled fixing this on their own...

Anyhow, I crawled under the car this weekend to take a look at the rear diff...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-13-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
Re: "Service 4wd" light

I have a friend who can pull codes from the car: I popped by his office today.

Codes that were "status = stored" are:

C148F-1D - Rear Differential Measured Motor-Circuit current out of range...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-12-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By Robey5
"Service 4wd" light

Awesome.

So; yesterday, I crossed 108k in the WK2. As I did, I pulled into traffic and I received a "service 4wd" error on the display, and simultaneously the traction control off light turned ON...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 241,239
Posted By Robey5
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

"Replaced the crappy ball valve that kept leaking on my Provent with a Fumoto valve."

... what is a "Provent"? Is that QL suspension related?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-16-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Robey5
WK2-Rust on the body

Hey all:

It is getting close to cold and snow up here in the mid-west, and I like to prep my daily drivers by a deep exterior clean before the salt hits the roads.

Unfortunately, I found a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-16-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 241,239
Posted By Robey5
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Sounds lame. ... but today; I paid it off.

Crossed 106k miles as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-24-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2 and capacity load

I did not check the tongue weight on this load, but this is easily the largest load I've ever carried.

Due care was taken. I was not attempting to set any land speed records, and took care to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Robey5
WK2 and capacity load

Ok fellas:

For fun and building off of the "what do you haul with your WK2" thread -- I'd like to share with you one of the reasons that I purchased this ride.

I haul stuff. Some stuff big,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-04-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Robey5
Re: Water leak in rear cargo area

Well, a fair number of views but nobody has seen this issue?

For reference, this is the "cup" that gets filled when there is a very heavy rain. Both front sunroof drain-channels are clear and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,368
Posted By Robey5
Re: Hmm....50K...already

Time behind the wheel flies if you don't pay attention...

I just hit 101.5k. I would like to know if there are any 150k drivers on our board ... I would believe that there has to be someone who...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 211

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.