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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-20-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Isn't the visor wiring recall for all 14s?

Isn't the visor wiring recall for all 14s?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: 10,000 Miles

Is this where I say "Dahhhh!?"

My boat, which is a Ski Nautique, weighs around 3200lbs with trailer. On the turnpike, this usually drops my mileage to about 12.5 (70 mph). Around town is probably...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-30-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By Roger Ramjet
10,000 Miles

Just crossed 10,000 miles, zero issues :)

Before someone comments on the gas mileage, I pulled my boat back and forth to the lake Saturday and Sunday which seems to have a negative impact on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,714
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Hellcat...

Holy crap... Dodge is going to release a car to the public that on the strip would require a roll cage???
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-24-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,146
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Blind Spot Monitoring/Adaptive Cruise Ctl

The initial version of the ACC did not have stop, but the current version does...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,670
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: RWD vs 4X4

So when you're 25 miles from home shopping or something and that snow storm decides to come out of nowhere, how does that work out? Do you just call up the wife and have her bring the WRX for you ;)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By Roger Ramjet
There's no deity involved... just kidding, I'm...

There's no deity involved... just kidding, I'm sure you meant good :-)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: For those of you with an 8 speed on the V6

No, the evidence just says that the V8, diesel and SRT (all of which use the 870) are not having shifting issues while the V6 (using the 845) has been having multiple shifting issues.

Personally,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: For those of you with an 8 speed on the V6

My answer to that is... having been in the (German) auto parts business for 8 years, I would bet Chrysler would actually save money over what it cost to source and stock parts for an additional...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: New 2014 GC Altitude - Already a Problem

I think you could read that either way ("started to go"), anyway he will hopefully post again and let us know.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By Roger Ramjet
re: For those of you with an 8 speed on the V6

Well, there is a difference, but not a huge one. I could only find size/weight for the 2wd versions, but here they are:

Length x Diameter, Weight
845: 672mm x 178mm, 176 lbs
870: 682mm x 200mm,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By Roger Ramjet
re: For those of you with an 8 speed on the V6

Makes you wonder why they don't just switch to the 8HP70 for all models (I think even the SRT uses it). Problem solved...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: New 2014 GC Altitude - Already a Problem

I'm not positive, but I believe by revving, he meant it was stuck in 1st gear.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,651
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Full Tank upon Delivery?

That's interesting Dan, I think you need to select a better salesman next go around. I got mine at West Palm Beach Arrigo. I wanted something on the lot as I couldn't wait for an order. What I wanted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: New 14 Grand cherokee LTD

Mach 1... Were/are you a member on the Mach 1 registry? If so, what user name (I am TheWaterSkier)?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 48,602
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

I haven't looked under mine, but from your picture and if Jeep does it similar to Ford, the larger line is the brake line, and the smaller is the brake sensor line. Someone please correct me if...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,370
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Those posting here should keep in mind that the majority of issues lie with the V6 version of the ZF 8 speed. The other three GC (V8, Diesel, and SRT) all share a different ZF 8 speed which has had...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Good. I've had excellent service with them. I had...

Good. I've had excellent service with them. I had an annoying rattle in the dash of my 2012 Laredo. I took it in to Arrigo expecting the "these things are really tough to find" speech, but they said...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Appointment made for service

I think you meant this for Paul? I just wanted to know who he is going to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,390
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Stuck in Snow

What he really needed to do was back out onto the street downhill :eek:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Appointment made for service

What dealership are you using?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Locking my jeep

This may be silly and you have all thought of it, but...

After reading through this thread and having had the issue myself a bit, I thought about how the handle works and realized I was doing it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Roger Ramjet
I have a September build and have had zero...

I have a September build and have had zero problems. As for mpg difference from my 2012 V6 to my 2014 V8, it works out to 1.6mpg (I use an app to calculate vs the "optimistic" EVIC).
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-17-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,370
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

This issue is with the V6's version of the 8 speed. The Hemi and Diesel Jeeps use a different 8 speed.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Ditto, the 5.7 rocks. And, I had the V6 in my...

Ditto, the 5.7 rocks. And, I had the V6 in my 2012 Laredo. Average difference in gas mileage for me is 1.63mpg (I use an app to track it), not enough difference to go back to the six.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Rattling / clicking noise in dash or steering column

I have no idea if what you are hearing is the same as what I had in my 2012, but just in case, have them check the clock spring module at the end of the steering column. When they were diagnosing...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,521
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: New problems and an offer to have my truck bought back...

I'm sure they do; I think the date is actually much earlier than that. I have a September 13 build date and I have the stop feature.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By Roger Ramjet
You're typing it in??? I just press the uconnect...

You're typing it in??? I just press the uconnect button and say navigate to 1234 56th street north Tampa Florida and let it fly. So far, it's nailed it every time :-)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,560
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Mine has 11/16 build date :-)

Mine has 11/16 build date :-)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: My online Window Sticker says 2015!!!

It's kind of the only thing Bose does fairly well. The joke in the home theater world for them is: Bose, better sound through marketing...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Gone and done it...

I went from a 2012 V6 Laredo to the Hemi Overland. Happy does not begin to describe how I feel :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,885
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Fuses necessary to get home?

Sounds like you need to purchase only non-American vehicles to me. Among my American cars that weren't Jeep, I had a 1994 Firebird Formula. Put 103,000 miles on it and also pulled my 3500lbs Ski...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Roger Ramjet
37558 I had the tow package, but no issues even...

37558
I had the tow package, but no issues even when I took it up state about 3 hours North.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Roger Ramjet
I can't speak to the cooler though I think it's...

I can't speak to the cooler though I think it's probably a good idea. I towed my Ski Nautique (about 3500lbs) with my 2012 V6 4 times a week for a year without issues. The V8 is better, but the V6...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,631
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Re: Picking up a brand new 14, need opinions!

I tend to agree. I have a 14 overland coming up on 3000 miles with no issues (September build). We also own a 2013 Cadillac SRX and that forum is just as full of issues as this one...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By Roger Ramjet
There is nothing on the access package that is...

There is nothing on the access package that is even interesting to me. I didn't even activate the trial...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By Roger Ramjet
Same with my 14 Overland.

Same with my 14 Overland.
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