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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-12-2014, 12:00 AM
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Posted By Vtail
Incorrect DEF - See dealer

Got mine back Tuesday after a two week wait for a new catalytic converter. So far so good. They also filled the DEF tank, no charge.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,307
Posted By Vtail
I'm going on two weeks waiting for a catalytic...

I'm going on two weeks waiting for a catalytic converter for mine as well. Really tired of driving the loaner. I want my Jeep back. No ETA on delivery of the converter. I guess this is what can...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Our family owns a lot of farmland and I grew up on a farm. I agree with you in principle, but from what I've read, most of the lobby groups are industry people who make the equipment, produce the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

My vehicle is at Fury Motors in So.St.Paul. I bought it through Bloomington Chrysler/Jeep because Fury wouldn't deal with me, but they are closer for service.

Here is the Minnesota biodiesel...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I'll ask them. When you find out how to do it yourself, that could be helpful info. However, you still have to then somehow clear the error codes I would think.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I had made an appointment previously because the engine malfunction light had come on and wouldn't go off. They couldn't get me in for two weeks. Jeeeezzzz. Fortunately, when I had the issue with the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Just another rant from someone who really loves their SFU, but these are the kind of things that irritate me. My wife got a notice from VW on her TDI that biodiesel fuels can cause the oil level to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Still waiting for the replacement catalytic converter. It's been a week now and still no ETA and I'm still driving the loaner Dodge Dart. Here is my biggest concern - We took two camping trips this...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Thanks much. Stopped at the dealer today and they have ordered a new catalytic converter, exhaust gasket and a "dose module". Bad news is the converters are on back order, no ETA. So I've got a Dodge...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

just got this message on the EVIC: "Engine Will Not Restart in 200 mi Service DEF See Dealer". I dropped it off at the dealer, and got a loaner car, but it might be a week before they can get to it,...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I need this for my Jeep....
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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Wife and I are on a camping trip pulling a 29' rental camper trailer for the first time. So far am averaging 17 - 18 mpg, most of that on two-lane roads at 55mph slowing and sometimes stopping as we...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Yes, I think that is a standard part of the set up at this particular rental place.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,344
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Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I probably drive 200 - 300 per week. I'm not commuting just running around...

In a couple weeks we are renting a 29' camper trailer for a week. I installed the P3 brake controller. Should be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I had the flash done 300 miles ago. Now showing 93%. At that rate, it will be at 0 around 4,000 miles. Pretty much the same as before the flash. Either the dealer didn't install it properly or it...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

I got the flash done, after about 100 miles its down to 96%. Still seems to be dropping too quickly, but will give it some more time....


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

So they are forcing you into these expensive oil changes whether or not the oil may really need changing. Sounds like a scam to make you spend more money at the dealer. Now I'm even less happy than...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Wasn't aware of the TSB. Will make an appointment ASAP. This is why this forum is so invaluable. THX! Next time I'll look at wk2jeeps.com as well.

This brings up an interesting question. What is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

1200 miles since my first oil change and down to 58% on the oil life. This can't be right. At the rate I'm going I'll have to change the oil after 5 tanks of fuel. After the first oil change I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-01-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Took my SFU to the dealer I bought it from for...

Took my SFU to the dealer I bought it from for the first oil change today. I was a bit nervous when they told me it was the first Ecodiesel oil change they had done. I asked a lot of questions - what...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
But it lasts a lifetime. :-)

But it lasts a lifetime. :-)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-22-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
If one does their own oil changes, is there a way...

If one does their own oil changes, is there a way to determine what flash updates are needed? Can you check somewhere with the VIN or do you have to take it to the dealer just to find out? Does...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-19-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,994
Posted By Vtail
Re: Convince me as to why I want a diesel

I got 25mpg on my last tank driving around town in mixed traffic. Better mileage is just one reason I got the diesel. I didn't know if I would do much towing, but now that I have it I am. Last week I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-19-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Let me know how it goes, and where you are taking...

Let me know how it goes, and where you are taking it. Per the attached (which you may already have), I read it to say that to avoid having to wait the 30 minutes to let the oil drain down out of the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
I'm down to 15% on my oil life, so getting ready...

I'm down to 15% on my oil life, so getting ready for the first oil change. I called a couple dealers, including the one where I purchased my Summit. One said the price was only $99, so I asked if...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Most excellent and congrats! I've got 4,000 on...

Most excellent and congrats! I've got 4,000 on mine now and still love it. Getting around 24 - 25 mpg now driving around town, and we're still having winter temps and winter fuel blend. I'm hoping it...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 504,533
Posted By Vtail
Without a good place in the lower grill to bring...

Without a good place in the lower grill to bring it out on my Summit, I just have it tie-wrapped in an accessible location in the engine compartment and pop the hood to attach it. Once attached, the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Couldn't find any pics of the "forked tail doctor...

Couldn't find any pics of the "forked tail doctor killer".... :-)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Well, I haven't tried fitting the airplane into...

Well, I haven't tried fitting the airplane into the trailer, but it does fit into the house...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-12-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
I'm at 20% oil life left before first oil change....

I'm at 20% oil life left before first oil change. Thought I'd try changing my own oil. Partly to save some money, partly because I don't trust the dealers to do it right, use the correct oil, etc. I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-11-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 34,378
Posted By Vtail
Yeah, that doesn't really do it very well, and...

Yeah, that doesn't really do it very well, and wouldn't go out far enough to show the entire route. Oh well...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Today I towed a heavy trailer 150 miles, picked...

Today I towed a heavy trailer 150 miles, picked up a 2200 lb tractor, and drove home 150 miles. Averaged 24.5 mpg on the trip according to EVIC, which usually is conservative compared to calculations...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 34,378
Posted By Vtail
Does anyone know of a way to display your entire...

Does anyone know of a way to display your entire route on the Nav feature after you've got a route put in and are following it? On most Nav systems I've used there is a function to zoom way out and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Wow, a new convert to the Jeep believer club :-) ...

Wow, a new convert to the Jeep believer club :-) Congrats. I looked at all of the luxury SUVs before deciding on the Jeep and love mine. Even with the mind numbing cold winter we've had in MN my...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-03-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Many aircraft owners do oil analysis, but not as...

Many aircraft owners do oil analysis, but not as a one-time affair. It is done at every oil change so you can watch for trends. The trend will help you see if things are starting to go sour before...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-03-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Great post. You've confirmed my suspicions....

Great post. You've confirmed my suspicions. Thanks Chevy!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Wow, it's been quiet here on JeepGarage! At 2800...

Wow, it's been quiet here on JeepGarage! At 2800 miles I've had to add a second quart of oil, and the oil life remaining is at 30%. At this rate I'll need to change my oil at 4,000 miles, not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 34,378
Posted By Vtail
Mine has been problem free for almost 3000 miles....

Mine has been problem free for almost 3000 miles. My only issue is that according to the oil life remaining, I'm going to have to change oil at around 4,000 miles. Not anywhere close to the 10,000...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
I concur. I used to hate driving. Now I can't...

I concur. I used to hate driving. Now I can't wait. Even though my wife's Jetta TDI gets better mileage, I'd rather take the Jeep. It is just so much nicer to drive.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 112,008
Posted By Vtail
Congrats and welcome to the club! Glad that the...

Congrats and welcome to the club! Glad that the forum was of help to you.
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