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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,193
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: roll away

Final report already out: 99% of the roll away "incidences" occurred in Washington and Colorado...and occasionally California:lol:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,464
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: MY15 Overland. Keyless entry is sh1t

I'm curious if there's an adjustment IN the jeep ( dealer adjusted) to increase/ decrease the range/ sensitivity.

I have no problems unlocking/ locking with the Jeep with the FOB in my pocket,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,581
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

I have the V6 and use nothing but 5W20 Quaker State Ultimate Durability, full synthetic. It has the MS-6395 stamp on it.

Change (self) it about every 6,000 miles ( because I'm bored) and it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Off-road capability of stock Michelin tires

...and remember ( unlike myself ) that when you stop and turn off your Jeep for your beach bake, beach break, or to go clamming , your Jeep resets back to Auto mode.

I drove out on the beach in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,820
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Thinking of dropping my Jeep

This thread is bringing back all the classic folks; Sno, GC, and Bill. Good to hear from you folks as always. Too bad it's for the wrong reasons.

As for myself. I was pissed when my '14 GC spent...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-11-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: GC - SD Card for my MP3 music , 8.4AN


For the "slow" folks, are you talking about the initial insert of the SD card or everyday use?

I add to my SD card once every couple of months, and yes it may take an extra 10 seconds to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By jeepinAl
HVAC- Temp Up/ Temp Down

For those with Dual Temperature Control ( sorry Laredo folks, I knew I should have bought that trim level):

In "Manual" mode only: If you set a temperature ( ex 74 F), and then move the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,589
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

So what would you suggest for them? Consumers who see this video ( and the other one) will certainly question Jeep's "legendary" 4 wheel drive.

Unlike the last video of some guy on a hill, this...
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 03-09-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By jeepinAl
What's my noise? - 01 XJ

2001 Cherokee 4X4, 242 transfer case, 141,000 miles

Noise - A high pitched noise coming from the front left wheel area. Sounds like air leaving a balloon when pinched ( great description, I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,165
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Climate Control Question

I'll throw in my latest...

Hated the climate control system in this GC since picking it up in Sept 2013 ( '14 model year). Move it up 2 degrees in "manual" mode ...full heat. Move it down 2...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: What does the powertrain warranty really cover?

Good news on your repair.

I was thinking we should have a "sticky" in the repair section that deals with "Problem/ Repair Cost" for exact problems like yours. As our WK2's get older and repairs...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,182
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: I have no pending recalls ...

Wait...what? You're leaving us? Why the change? I recall ( no pun -somewhat intended) yours being one of the few GC that has made it through the days without too many problems.

Come on back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2015 GC Limited Changes

I thought the same at one point too, but having such a bright ( aluminum) color on the inside would have been too much of a contrast. I think the gold does bring a "warm" interior.

Don't care for...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,262
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Map Update Process!!

Just remember, our fellow GC family members with a '11-13 don't have the SD/ USB input like Bill was saying, so it may take 2 hours of idling to update.

For us with a '14+ it should be faster,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,354
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Damn it...Now My 2014 Overland Has A Transmission Issue!

Great. I was going to get my recall done in a couple of weeks and get the latest updates on the radio, but now you have me thinking about NOT updating it.

Tranny is acceptable and I don't want it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,033
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I did not know that, thanks Bill.
Now stay tuned for my next thread, " does anyone know a good body shop in Charlotte?":)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,522
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2015 Limited V6 loses dual exhaust

Sweeeeeet, now my '14 Limited is truly ...Limited. ( sorry for you folks shopping)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,033
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

My granite GC just got hit too. It was from Mother Nature. She dropped a large tree limb on my right front panel...she didn't leave a note either. Haven't seen it yet, but the wife sent pictures.
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 07-30-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Fair trade in for 2001?

You need to get on, I think it's called, the internet ( I know you've found it in the past). They have this site called eBay and if your Cherokee is in great condition, and a 4X4 you could easily...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,018
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Inside Rearview Mirror Adjustment

Touched it a year ago, haven't touched it since.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: A/C blowing raspberries

I don't know about your fruit developing problem, but the other day I turned on the re-circulating button and there was good cold air coming out. The A/C dash light wasn't on, the A/C highlight on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Second Blackstone Oil Report Pentastar 3.6L

Define these results, all I can see is that your Jeep needs more milk...needs more calcium:)

And am I reading this correctly; You change the oil at 8,000 miles-ish and now the report people are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-06-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

That's why I posted my write-up online instead of a PM, you're gonna get much needed feedback.

Early builds; From "Christmas tree lights" to "quadra lift- overheating". It seemed that early Jeeps...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Shifting to Sport Mode while moving

7,000 miles of shifting into Sport mode while moving...and nothing has fallen out the bottom. I'm gonna guess its designed to do that.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Well here goes;

March 2013 build. I didn't get to turn on the Jeep so I don't know what radio update version it has.

Outside: very good condition.
No scratches ( maybe one that I could...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Stopped by yesterday and since I was the 238th person to walk through the door I won $1000*. I was actually hoping for a least a free hot dog. I'll post some pictures and thoughts this afternoon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-04-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody Near Pineville, NC?

Yup, just down the road, 5 minutes. If you need more pictures of it, I can do that ( assuming its at a dealer today , on the 4th). Heading out of town soon for a couple of days ( for you internet...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,203
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Rear clunking/rattling noise

I was just gonna add to the thread with my Aug '13 build, 7,000 mile, non quadra lift with tow package limited GC. Yup, while driving at low speeds I get that funny clunk. Nice find on the TSB and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Anybody mess with dealer with uconnect app?

Let us know when you get THAT call. You know, the one like

"You know when we said it would be done tomorrow, it'll be sometime next week now. It looks like we'll have to replace the PCM, radio...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Vibration noise when driving into headwind?

I know it sounds stupid, but is the area where your wipers sit all clear of debris/ leaves?

I had a leaf vibrate making a unusually low pitched noise. Strange, I know.

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 GC transmission, could it be mechanical?

I was going to reply to the " raise your hand if your 8speed V6..." thread, but...

I too am around 6300 miles and just the other day I was amazed how everything was smooth ( and has been for a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,508
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

Not bad, but I went with the passenger side visor ...both sides. When driving on a logging road, flip it down for on-coming traffic. Back side for when my wife asks "Why are we going down this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,508
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

Where did you put the Trail Rated badges? Opposite side of the factory one? My MY'14 Limited didn't come with one ( post number#4648392:)) and was looking to put one on the back ( just like this OP...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,588
Posted By jeepinAl
'14 Plows through house

Woman Jailed After Car Plows Through Washington House


A 68-year-old woman was jailed but later released Saturday after she plowed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,137
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Why did you factory order your JGC?

Nice. Seems like Jeep is offering more options as time goes on ( I suppose I should have gone on the website to answer my own question).

Great configuration ( wish that was around when I ordered...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,137
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Why did you factory order your JGC?

Might be out of the loop a bit, but are you sure you're getting a fold flat front seat with a Limited?

To the OP: biggest factor was the lack of hassle (DC group buy). everything was done over...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-25-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: Just Picked Her Up Yesterday

Congrats...gonna need some pics of the inside of her...the Jeep, of course.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By jeepinAl
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Stuck in Snow

O.K. maybe I shouldn't have used those words...:D

Just kidding, it wasn't me. Throughout the laughter while watching, I was glad to see that at least all the wheels were turning. This video...
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