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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,881
Posted By wantit
Re: Why I change my own oil, well, one of many reasons...

I always change my own oil! I had an SRT which required 0w-40 synthetic, I got 3 free oil changes with purchase. tech put regular oil in but I was able to see what was happening before the started...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By wantit
Re: Ever buy a car without seeing it in person?

Yes! as I said in an earlier post, I purchased my 2006 Chrysler 300 SRT form a dealer in Ohio, (I'm in NY) sight unseen. saw it on the internet, called and gave them my credit card for a deposit and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-17-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,721
Posted By wantit
Re: Just filled up with Off Road Diesel

here in NYS the use of off road (dyed) in an on highway vehicle is taken very seriously. The IRS is who conducts the checks. fine is $1000 for every gallon of the fuel tank capacity! Friend of mine...
Forum: Jeep/Chrysler/Fiat news, spy shots and more! 04-10-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By wantit
jeep is now on top!

just my opinion now, GMC held the title for the ugliest SUV with the terrain, now the jeep renegade wins that title hands down! looks like something out of the cartoon movie CARS! again, just my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By wantit
Re: It's Cold and the JEEP squeals!

its been in the teens the last week or so, and my 2013 3.6 squeals and whistles for about 30 seconds on cold start up. before this I had a 2006 Chrysler 300 SRT that did the same thing, but no other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,863
Posted By wantit
Re: Car Wash - Swirls on rims

2 years old in dec. and NEVER been to a car wash! always do it my self, even though the neighbors think I'm a little nuts when the wind is blowing and the temp. is 30 degrees and I'm bundled up in a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,005
Posted By wantit
Re: Hard driver's seat

2013 altitude drivers seat is very uncomfortable! It was OK for a while, but seems to have "flattened out" over time. 17,000 mi. My previous vehicle was a 2006 Chrysler 300 SRT8 and had the same...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By wantit
Re: Stolen part off my GC....boooo

Like I said before, probably not stolen but damaged from the service. I use a leaf blower to remove most of the water after washing the jeep, once when directing the air at the right front wheel the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By wantit
Re: Stolen part off my GC....boooo

Dan jgc
I have replaced 2 so far on my 2013 altitude. they are plastic, and they were probably damaged when you had your service done. you need to give the dealer your vin# and thy will order the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,398
Posted By wantit
Re: Average Altitude Owners Age (Poll)

I'll be 64 New Years Day. got my 2013 G/C altitude in November 2012 to replace the 2006 Chrysler 300 SRT lost to superstorm sandy!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By wantit
Re: 2014 V6 - Cylinder Head Failure

I'm with airgas, I too believe the left cylinder head issue was resolved with the 2013s. I have a 2013 with an October 2012 build date and am supposed to be OK. get yourself a code reader with the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By wantit
Re: Ethanol Blended Fuel for my V6 Question

So the vehicle is built to be able to run on E85 (85% ethanol) but if you use more than 10% ethanol and have a problem the manufacturer may not repair the vehicle under warranty? Nice try Chrysler!...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,571
Posted By wantit
Re: Detailing

not me! I do it all myself. I have a local place that sells professional detail products, and buy most of my supplies there. I may not do everything the same day but it all gets done, by me, and only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By wantit
Re: New technique makes it easy to break in and steal GC

What about the a$$ho1@$ who leave their child strapped in the car seat, leave the car running and run into the store for "a second" to buy a pack of smokes,only to come back out and find the car, and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By wantit
Re: New technique makes it easy to break in and steal GC

I have seen the news report in my area(long island) that owners of many cars with the push button start are leaving the fob in the vehicle, and the doors unlocked in their driveway. maybe because of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-04-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By wantit
check engine light, stall after remote start

2013 G/C 3.6 16,000 mi. remote started this morning, ran about 5 seconds and stalled. when I got in message said remote start was disabled start to reset. when started CEL is on and won't go out....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By wantit
Re: Anyone have a sunroof wind deflector on their 14?

I have the "Benevento" deflector on my 2013 G/C. It has the same pop up factory fabric thing as the 2014 but does not cause any issues with the unit. I will say though if you don't "crack open" the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,192
Posted By wantit
Re: Issue free

I have a 2013 G/C altitude, got it 12/1/12 right now just shy of 16,000 mi. only issue is the front fascia clip under the right headlight which I just ignore and live with. think it might be worse...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By wantit
Re: Anyone ever paint the brake caliper assy?

I have an altitude, and painted the calipers and rotor hubs black. rustoleum high heat spray, just put some newspaper or rags over the rotor surface and use short bursts of paint. I did them soon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By wantit
Re: 2013 Owners... Built After September 1st 2012...

September 2012 build, got it December 1, 2012 to replace my 2006 Chrysler 300 srt lost to superstorm sandy! I don't treat it like a member of my family, but much better than most of my family!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By wantit
Re: Airaid vs K&N CAI - Is there a clear winner?

I have the K&N, and don't know from ribbed, smooth, aluminum or rubber! what I can tell you is that it looks great and sounds 100% better than what came from the factory. I also had K&N on my 2006...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By wantit
Re: annoying creaking noise for rear passenger interior

I found mine to be coming from the sunroof, and possibly also the tailgate, especially when going in or out of a driveway and the vehicle is "flexing" I also had the same issue on my Chrysler 300....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By wantit
Re: Aftermarket tow hitch with Go Rhino step

nothing on the front, I don't really like the look of the bull/nerf bars just to let you know, sometimes bottoms out when going down a steep driveway etc. but no damage other than scraping of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By wantit
Re: Aftermarket tow hitch with Go Rhino step

by the way I have the draw tite receiver hitch, bolts right on using existing bolts. no cutting anything, took about an hour to install.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,819
Posted By wantit
Re: sill guards

the one you want is the 4x17.
17" O.K. 4" too wide. can be cut with scissors, or a razor knife. very flexible and easy to trim.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By wantit
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,819
Posted By wantit
Re: sill guards

no problem, very flexible, peel off backing and stick wherever you want!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,819
Posted By wantit
Re: sill guards

41503
these are my sill guards 89 cents each at harbor freight. don't know if they are for everyone, but the are perfect with the altitude black trim.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By wantit
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude

I have a 2013 g/c altitude with the quadra-trac 1 since December 2012. no buttons to turn, no levers to shift, just drive. I'm on long island near JFK. no problem with the weather. I too dislike the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-06-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,274
Posted By wantit
Re: Brake Booster recall

stopped by the dealer yesterday 6/5 with the notice, was told they will be receiving the parts beginning next Tuesday, and to stop by after that and they will take care of it. said they will just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-27-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,604
Posted By wantit
Re: License Plate Rattle/Clank: FIXED

I went to the 99 cents store and got stick on rubber discs, and just stuck them on where the bottom bolts would contact the tailgate. problem solved!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,230
Posted By wantit
Re: Quick Drain Valve

would never install again on any vehicle, here's why: years ago I was in the trucking business and installed one on a Mack tractor. at around 2am one morning the temp was 6 degrees after a major snow...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,450
Posted By wantit
Re: Resistors vs led electronic flashers??

does it have a flasher unit? my 2006 Chrysler srt did not, the signals were controlled by the computer, and made a flasher clicking sound so you would know the signal light was on. I purchased the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-01-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By wantit
one year today!

picked up my 2013 Grand Cherokee Altitude one year ago today. 8500 trouble free miles. I still miss my 2006 Chrysler 300 SRT lost to super storm sandy, but the jeep has been great so far.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By wantit
Re: Introduction to my WK2 and Mods (lots of PICSSS)

I also have the K&N cai, but I notice you have not reinstalled the engine cover. any reason you have left it off? mine contacts the connector hose on the right side of engine, but no issues with the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-29-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By wantit
Re: Goodyear Store Issues

I deal exclusively with a non corporate goodyear store. The owner is a "car guy" and has the proper machines and equipment for any wheels. the corporate stores are run by managers that get a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-08-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By wantit
Re: exhaust smell from A/C vents

I'll check them again after a while, and if they're loose again I will need to do something to keep them tight.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-06-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By wantit
exhaust smell from A/C vents

had very strong exhaust fumes from A/C vents, 2013 G/C 3.6 with 7000 miles. found all 4 bolts on passenger side exhaust manifold loose! tightened all at least 1 full turn, and no more fumes. anyone...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-23-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By wantit
front fascia loose

2013 grand Cherokee right side front fascia "pops out" under headlight. I can push it back in and it snaps into place, but the next day it's out again! I saw this discussed on the SRT forum but no...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,849
Posted By wantit
Re: Who "carries" in their Jeep?

simple answer: the only place I don't carry is probably in the shower!
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