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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I was wondering what size and weight is your Jayco Heritage, we are currently looking at a Jayco Silverline for our around Aust trip.
Thanks.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-25-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Great job, looks fantastic.
Wife brought me the same set for my birthday, yet to install it, so your pics are very helpful.





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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-16-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Good point, but I don't have the ventilated seat function, but the wife may miss the heated seat even though we don't use it a lot as Qld winters are not too long in duration.
When Chrysler / Jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have easily done an extra 80 Km's after the fuel low light come on, when I filled up I calculated the the fuel left was around 10 to 15 litres, so 80 km is the safety margin for my GC.



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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-16-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

I am finding the seats a bit too firm when on a long trip, has anyone out there fitted lambs wool seat covers to their GC?
I am thinking of getting a quality set that is a custom fit, not the 'Super...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the update, at 20K mine are still ok, but I will be towing a Van next year so this info is very helpful, good job...





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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Anyone win one of the 10k Cherokee's ?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

CRD Jeep Oil Filters

On my favourite subject again, Jeep Oil Filters. Well as you can see by the photos a well known parts supplier RYCO have released an oil filter R2737P for our vehicles, I...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-29-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Added remote garage door button to centre console

Great idea, thanks for the post. What I like about this idea is that only you would know what that button is for.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mine is a May build, the vehicle is fantastic, I have only experienced minor problems that were fixed with software updates, almost 20,000 km now and no problems to report, it's a great vehicle. But...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 05:57 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I did post earlier that I had a regen notice at around 12,000 and it stated that the filter was 80 percent full and regen was in progress, not only did I drive around at 60 to 70km speed limits but I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-23-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

No just an educated guess after seeing the Jurno's review, the Cherokee's are being shown to them and test run in this area, the surroundings look similar to the ad. So it makes sense that this is...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-22-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

More clues, a mining town near the Flinders Ranges in South Aust?



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My advice would be to try Private Fleet Buyers, they will try and find a good deal for you and best of all there is no obligation or cost to you.
Give it a try.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Some good news...
Very happy with the info screen on the Jeep, my front tyres dropped below 2.4kp to 2.1kp, the tyre pressure monitoring screen popped up on the instrument panel to let me know that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No it was the inside boot which is well out of the way from the wheels, the split was hard to see as it was along the outside seam, there was no puncture mark on the boot.
I still believe there was...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2014, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I agree, something smells here. I am going to talk to them before the 20K service and find out what they intend to charge me, thanks to you guys I now know I have been ripped off. Also need a face to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2014, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes that is what I have been charged for an oil filter, but the part number is different CH68229402AA ($165.30) costs more than a filter for a Rolls.
On enquiring locally the number I was given is...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-06-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Tend to agree with you, a lot of other 4WD's on the road are boring, clones of each other hey.
The Cherokee doesn't photograph well in the stills, but it looked good in the factory clip on Utube...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-03-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks mate, forgot to mention I have a CRD, I am trying to avoid the expensive spare parts cost, last service the oil filter was $164.
and wondering how much the other parts cost.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2014, 03:11 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Has anyone hit the 20,000km service mark, if so how much did the service cost and what consumables were replaced?
Thanks in advance.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-23-2014, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Gives a lot of choices as follows:

Position 1 is Undervoltage Threshold 10.5 v to Upper voltage threshold 12V
Position 2 is 10v to 11.5v
Position 3 is 9.5v to 11.5v
Position 4 is 11.25v to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-23-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Battery Guard

I have read some discussion re installing portable fridges to our vehicles,
you may be interested in one of these low voltage battery guards.
On my GC I have switched the fuse...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-14-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mate, what's your thoughts that we start a post listing the Dealerships who have been good to deal with and rate them out of 10 ?




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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-14-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mine is the same sometimes, off throttle at around the 60 to 70 mark, I think it is 'bleed off' from the turbo, if so it's nothing to worry about.




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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-11-2014, 03:14 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Had a choice, Chrysler Jeep don't supply the boots as a spare part so a complete drive shaft is the only fix to replace the boots, cost around $1500. Other option was an aftermarket fix by replacing...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-09-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I experienced this at 10k with a split inner boot, not accepted as warranty . Had to pay for the fix.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2014, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Try and go for the Limited, the extra features make it well worth the extra cost, I was in the same boat as you, wife wanted the Laredo based on price and I the Limited based on the extra features....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

His wheel is still attached, but the axle is broken, not surprised as it took some serious hits.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Go with the CRD you wont be disappointed, all brands of vehicles have their problems from time to time. I love my Limited, it is one impressive vehicle, remember they are selling thousands of these...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Forgot to mention that my 'Truckie mate' has been at me about this for some time, he says that due to the low lubrication quality of the new diesel fuel he and his mates in the industry add a cup...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Here is something to think about...

My 'other' Nissan Patrol mate has been researching the use of two stroke oil in the diesel fuel.
Sounds crazy but there my be some truth in it.
Below is from...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-25-2014, 02:22 AM
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Posted By Gforce
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Gforce
I wonder if it is because mine started the regen...

I wonder if it is because mine started the regen at 80 not 100, could this be the cause of the 'limp mode problem'?
Also be interesting to see when the next regeneration comes up, I am beginning to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 11:34 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

If this is what they have used, you need to change your oil NOW as it is totally unsuitable for our CRD's.
Lets hope they gave you the wrong info.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 11:27 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

True, but this Ford 'bounced off' our Nissan and continued on down the road behind us. My rep mate was not so lucky, on a trip north in his company Falcon (with bar) he hit 2 Roo's, cut one in half,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I think you may have a very valid point here, my thoughts exactly. My 'Truckie mate' does a Bris to Melb run each week and he doesn't believe in them as well.
Maybe if the Roo is already on the road...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Gforce
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

DPF Message.
I decided to post this for those of you who have yet to experience the DPF regeneration.
At 12630 Km's and on my way to visit a friend yesterday and I got a message on my screen...
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