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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-24-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: My New 2016 Limited 75th Anniversary Edition

Nice. Good looking. I like the wheels.

Enjoy!


paul
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Venting the Sunroof

You have considered the solution I use. I am not opposed to the appearance of the deflectors and I crack all 4 windows a slight amount. If you have any cross breeze this works great and having the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: 2016 Overland with Forward Collision Warning

I was a little concerned about this feature before I owned my 15 summit. I have come to love the cruise control ( although I was nervous about this at first ) and the automatic collision prevention....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-19-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,909
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: First impressions of 2016 3.6L Pentastar

I always love hearing these high average numbers "on the highway" Have you calculated your actual MPG from tank to tank? Not using the car's calculation but gallons pumped and miles traveled for a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and Summit Footage

I bet it won't last into the next model year!

Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,408
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Paddle Shifters (slowing down)

Here is a good one I didn't think of as I am driving more slowly than I did when I was a young man. Clandestine deceleration. I would use this technique under these circumstances. Glad that it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,408
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Paddle Shifters (slowing down)

I only use the transmission to slow the vehicle on downgrades where I would have to ride the brakes all the way down. I think it is foolish to slow the vehicle routinely to stoplights, etc unless you...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-30-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: I think tar is on my car, help!

Any of the tar removers will also do a great job on those bug carcasses that a gentle soap and water effort wont touch. Better to dissolve the bug than scratch the paint trying to give it a scrape.
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-17-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Paul 92688
If you are having radio / nav / bluetooth troubles read this!

My 2012 Wrangler periodically would lock up the stereo / nav unit. Stopping, turning off the key opening the door, shutting the door and restarting often worked. When it didn't I looked to the fuse...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-17-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: My dog ate my wires, HELP!

SUGGESTION !!!!

Find a stereo installation place. They have all the goodies needed to splice the wires back together. They do installs cheap and this should be very simple to do.


Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,937
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: 15 vs 16

It sounds like you don't have a strong preference betweek 15/16. That being the case, pick up a 15 only if you can get a HUGE discount. Here in So Cal I have seen -9K and a dealer discount on top of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Help me decide on a '15 leftover!

Somehow 20s and rock rails seem like they don't go together! Wanting rock rails tell me you plan on going no only off road but into terrain that is not suited for the sidewall height of a 20 inch...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Hands-free siri update now avaiable for free on 2014-2015 8.4 units

Called the number for uconnect service. They told me to try again on Monday to download, but since I see people here that have '15s. I am guessing there is some issue that will cause me to need to go...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Hands-free siri update now avaiable for free on 2014-2015 8.4 units

Good for you, bummer for me. I wonder why my VIN didn't produce results... I couldn't have mis-typed it considering it identified my car accurately.

Paul
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Hands-free siri update now avaiable for free on 2014-2015 8.4 units

No dice on the download:

"There are no updates available at this time for your 2015 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SUMMIT 4X4 SPORT UTILITY 4-DR equipped with the system."


Post here if anyone can get a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,695
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: FCW+Brake saved me today

+1, Also very fond of the radar cruise control. Takes a lot of the stress out of rush hour traffic on the commute. I would be hard pressed to buy a car in the future without these two features.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-24-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,114
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Shifter recall coming

Stupidity? I don't think that is fair or reasonable. I have 13K miles on my Summit and have had this happen to me once. Was anxious to get going and was in the process of hopping out of the car when...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-07-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,733
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: '14 Summit vs BMW 7 Series

Glad you didn't get a chance to meet my daughter... She works at the Vanderbilt ER. Cars can be fixed or replaced. I would replace that one from the picture. Good luck.


Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: 2015JGC Oil Life numbers different than actual driven Any Help?

That doesn't seem likely. I would reset the oil life indicator and see what it resets to. My guess is it will operate normally. Another thing you might want to try is switch from KM to Miles and see...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-04-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Grand Cherokee Hitch Receiver - US and Export different part numbers ???

You need to be careful swapping out the parts. South of the equator the Coriolis effect is opposite that of the regions north of the equator. For example North American drains spin their water...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: 2015JGC Oil Life numbers different than actual driven Any Help?

65535 is a special number to computers. It is 2^10-1.

Ever notice how you can buy computer or phone stuff that has a capacity specification that seems to be wierd numbers? 16G iphone, 32 Gig...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,122
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: V6 Grand Cherokee...The good and the bad?.

I have been keeping record of my fuel economy since day 1 using fuelly on the web and the companion app on my phone. Just checking the last 10 fill ups resulted in an 18.2 MPG. That is not a seat of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,146
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Got my 2016 today!!

+1, Me too!

Tired of my right leg rubbing on the shifter. A nice tiny rotary shifter would be fine in my mind, especially if it were nicely made like the one in the Jag. A chrome coated...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,172
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: turned off Forward Collision Avoidance today

I have had it alert to a car in front of my when the car slowed and pulled into a left turn lane. I have yet to experience it hitting the brakes. To be honest, if I drive conservatively, which is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,222
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Finding features years after

I have been using pool noodles. Cut a slit lenghtwise with a sharp knife.

Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,494
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Looking to buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee..

Not sorry at all. Enjoy your new car!

Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-09-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,494
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Looking to buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee..

;You mention SoCal... Have you looked here?

New 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale | Huntington Beach CA | 1C4RJFJG2FC104161...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Purchase Advice Requested - V6 vs. ecodiesel

I just re-read your mileage request. I live in Orange County CA and the majority of the miles on my Jeep are in rush hour stop and go traffic. I am getting 18+ MPG under those conditions. I have been...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Purchase Advice Requested - V6 vs. ecodiesel

Look at the cost of the extended warranties. The fact that the diesel warranty costs more tells the story I needed to hear. I have the V6 and am very happy. Performance and fuel economy are fine for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,234
Posted By Paul 92688
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,506
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: How do you feel about a 2.0L TT as the base engine for the 2019 WL Grand Cherokee

I had the 335 with twin turbos before they went to "twin scroll" which in my opinion was a name to hide the fact that it lost a turbo. That was the only car I have owned that possessed a turbo ( or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-12-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,147
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Ugliest experience ever!

I would tell the rental company that you didn't rent the vehicle from them and that the dealership did. Do they have any paperwork that you signed? If you signed for the car on their paperwork at the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-09-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,122
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: V6 Grand Cherokee...The good and the bad?.

If you are not pulling a trailer, I would go V6. I get great gas mileage and commute in heavy rush hour traffic a total of 60 miles/day. I was worried that it might not have enough pull for a large...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,189
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Why did you choose Grand Cherokee

If you aren't getting older, you are already dead!

After 75K miles in my Wrangler, I wanted the comfort and tech of the JGC Summit. This is my personal driver and 3rd GC, and 4th Jeep. I have...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-04-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Loving my Summit, question RE Air Suspension

Thanks for the prompt reply.

Paul
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-04-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By Paul 92688
Loving my Summit, question RE Air Suspension

Bought in September, have a couple of thousand miles on the Summit. Have V6 and am happy with the choice. Was worried the fuel economy and acceleration would disappoint. They haven't! All in all, a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,765
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Deep Auburn Pearl (Overland)? Thoughts?

I think it is a beautiful color. I didn't pick it because I was afraid I would get tired of it. I see very few of them on the road and wonder if it may negatively affect the resale value.


Paul
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-13-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,953
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Guy has a lemon Jeep Grand Cherokee, makes a video about it

The video is big on drama, short on facts. Other than making a big noise, there is no way to consider his issues due to lack of details. Hope he was treated right, whether or not he was you cannot...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-09-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,714
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: Im in love with the ACC

Interesting... The ACC leaves a good gap in my opinion. I drive in Los Angeles (I405) rush hour traffic. I keep it on setting 3 and it is not too close and not too far in my experience. As far as not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-04-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,577
Posted By Paul 92688
Re: First bath and wax

Car had no mud or "dirt" on it, just road grime. Used quick detailer in fairly large quantities to clean car, clay bar treatment with more quick detailer then finally a wax job...

Caught some rain...
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