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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-30-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

iPhone 4, and has worked from the start for messaging. Whether the car detects and connects to my iPhone is an altogether different lesson in random theory.

Jeep is in hospital - awaiting jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Perhaps it shows how dumb our laws are. I think A stat write off is determined by the insurance company not a safety engineer. It occurs when the cost to repair to the owners satisfaction is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-21-2014, 04:31 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Stockton beach NSW AUS

Mmmm that's a good pressure for 17" or even 18", but isn't it a bit risky for a 20" lower profile rubber?

A 4wd ing friend of mine thought the tire would burp or come off altogether too easily...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2014, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

All it needs now is drop the bullbar, lose the racks, drop the body, and you could run 4 girls from that pimp mobile..... :lol:

Brand new set recently sold on gumtree for $1000 - new tyres and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Stockton beach NSW AUS

What psi did you air down to? And did you bring compressor or just drive back to the United servo at Williamtown.

I've never got round to it for some reason ( scaredy cat maybe?)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-18-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yeah that's the one, I tried it from memory and haven't been able to get it to go into the flutter mode which it did last time to reset. Oh well, I'll try another day when it's colder.

Thx
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-17-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

For the brains trust

Ok, the other day my air con went psycho again, blowing cold air at the passenger andhot air at the driver. Computer has been updated. Figure that the air con needs the mixer...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2014, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

The distance to empty disappears when it reads 40km - could be 50km though . Once that number is reached, it won't recalculate for you and continues to give you no information.

I fill at that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-19-2014, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Nah, you can't get it to reset - it's futile, the computer says no.

But, it's only a limp home mode, not a self destruct countdown. It just sticks it in 4th so you can't over stress the engine, or...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-19-2014, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just keep driving it auscop, you only have to go 20km out of town don't you?

I drove mine for a day, PITA, but your locals will be used to greys towing vans for max fuel economy......:slapfight:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-22-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just a slight correction benno, the 8hp45 is the 450nm rated one and it's installed in the petrol pentastar v6 and the 8hp70 is the 700nm rated version and is in the diesel, the SRT and I am pretty...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-30-2014, 12:14 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Can't work your video, but check the silver heat shielding around the bottom of the exhaust pipe that would be just under your feet on the drivers side - if it almost touches the exhaust it will...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 01:26 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Oh well, at 25,000km, my my14 has just had a full dpf limp home mode. Booked in for a regen and a car that rarely does short trips, adm when it's on the highway, it's not usually slow .

Better be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Has Jeep aus got any position on the oil change interval in regards to the std 10k versus the oil life the computer displays?

I'm only 1500ks short of my next service for the diesel, yet the EVIC...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-04-2014, 03:58 AM
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Views: 64,034
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

If you don't mind me asking, what settings threw codes?

I won't tow with a chipped car, and economy is not important, but it is important that I don't get the third degree from my local dealer at...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2013, 02:44 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well fwiw, left foot braking was taught by luffs advanced driver training many years ago for safety reasons - it was taught because reaction time was quicker and drivers were trained to cover their...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-29-2013, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi colozzie, I press on off all the time on my limited accidentally, and just switches back on completely normally and then reset to speed.

Mine was a July delivery - maybe get the update, but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Did you miss my helpful post? ;)

Below auto are day and night settings with a. Plus and minus, you simply reduce the number from 10 to 5 on the night settings while leaving it in auto mode.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Ok, on settings on the main screen, then hit display which is first option, then display mode can be set to auto.

Underneath these 2, you have
Display brightness Night. - +
Display...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Snuke, there is some great irony that the font of all knowledge here, can't turn down the sat nav screen ;)

I can't remember whether it was in the menu or the little dial on the right - hell I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

snuke! I just love the idea that the font o
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Got a 10k service done yesterday at mccarrolls in Newcastle ( well, more like 15k........) , just for any novocastrians, it set me back $430, they managed to do it in 3 hours, and not only did they...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-28-2013, 03:45 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Now its fuel filter prices!!!

Bob, I think he just wanted to know how much you paid for shipping LOL
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-29-2013, 02:58 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Seriously, you can't compare insurance between individuals - these days there are dozens on questions that change the outcome - is it garaged, used for travel to work, 5000km or 40,000km, booked in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-24-2013, 12:27 AM
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Views: 850
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

What, no recall for the complete failure of the speedo etc under certain conditions?

That's the one I was expecting.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-23-2013, 04:37 PM
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Views: 1,772
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Just got word....2014 SUV of the Year at Esquire Mag!

Esquire magazine readers would surely buy a jeep for their masculine partners?

Not that there's anything wrong with that...........;)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-15-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just been reading about all this dpf regen stuff, and at 11k , I have certainly not seen it, but then no one could accuse me of driving for economy. ;)

Speaking of which I had a go at driving for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-29-2013, 04:57 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You re a deadset legend! It worked, took about a 10 second hold down.

Will have radio tomorrow -yay!


Came back up as if car had just been started with the jeep logo, had my saved radio...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-29-2013, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Today's drama - unconnected screen is blank, restarting made no difference and seems completely dead - no phone , no radio, no climate control ( but air still works!)

Is this common and does...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2013, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Rattle in front dash update

Ok, so if anyone remembers I had a metallic rattle that sounded like it was coming from under the dash metal on metal firewall likely place. Checked the usual causes,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-05-2013, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Given its an SRT, diesel isn't really in the equation ;)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-05-2013, 08:56 PM
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Views: 1,866
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: Good way to get bugs off bumper?

Easiest solution. Keep baby wipes in your car, or you can get similar wipes at the auto store in little plastic packs that if in the glovebox After any high speed run day, just grab a wipe and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-05-2013, 02:40 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Going by the earlier link to the article , jeep have been onto this for a couple of months, and their wish for the summitt has therefore been on the public domain.

BUT, rule number 1 of marketing,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2013, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Ahhhh!

Problem with marketing terms I suppose, can mean anything you want- some of the aus reviews have said we have adaptive headlights - referring to the auto dip and the self levelling feature...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2013, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Jealousy s a curse Webber.

What the hell does the summit have that the overland misses out on anyway?

A HK stereo system and chrome?

Already have the adaptive headlight s here- I reckon...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2013, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Summit and or Trailhawk?

Summit would be a bit boring, but a trailhawk for aus, well a bit more in sync with the use over here.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2013, 03:48 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No idea- its an insurance claim - I always choose nil excess for windscreen for a car with sensors in the glass - it won't be $500 though.......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2013, 01:28 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

2 updates

1 busted windscreen. Obriens came and was going to Fit an aftermarket 2013. Arrived, decided it wouldn't look right and that oem was the way ( much like I tried in vane to explain over...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-16-2013, 04:36 AM
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Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Have fun with the car, but don't hold your breath on the above.

The lights are an open design, not sealed. They are supposed to get condensation in them, that then clears with airflow and or heat...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2013, 06:11 PM
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Views: 916,727
Posted By Pharmaboy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Climate control problem, I don't think is niggly. At certain temperatures, it makes life inside the jeep for either the passenger or driver, quite uncomfortable.

When you are cool, having cold...
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