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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,589
Posted By Robey5
Re: your history with Jeep

Good thread.

I too have owned another jeep. It was a 95 XJ (Jeep Cherokee sport) with a 4X4 with an I6 4.0l. I put 230k miles on it, and gave it away (in 2003) to an unappreciative person who...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-16-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Robey5
Re: blacking out rims - options?

My $0.02.

Powdercoat ... it is much more durable.

However, whatever you decide - make sure that you do not get any coating in the machined area where the lug nuts sit while mounted on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-16-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

I agree that Golling has a decent rep in the area. I had to do a fair amount of vetting before I decided to take the jeep there.

I brought the jeep up to St Ignace over the weekend for a hockey...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Robey5
Re: Headlight replacement

If you have HID headlights, and one of those is out: be prepared for an expense that is in the range of $200.

If you have standard lights (non HID) and you have one of these bulbs out: it is a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Dealer = Golling Chrysler Jeep in Bloomfield.

I got a call yesterday to tell me that the car was ready a bit after lunch.

At 3, I got a ride over to the dealer and got in the truck and went...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Because I needed the Jeep, I used it for work and a post work trip for a personal event. I do not have the luxury of driving a "different" car during the winter...

So, I parked the jeep in the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

According to the service department: the system "requires/ed" a new compressor.

... ok (taking a deep breath...) is that going to fix the issue?

I have some serious reservations. ...but I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

An update.

The fuse got the system running, for a day or so. I went back and forth to the office, and on Friday evening the system was "stuck" in the park position again by the time I pulled into...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By Robey5
Re: My nuts are swollen

That's a new one...

sorry to hear about your trouble. However, I am having trouble believing that the ambient temperature has enabled your lug nuts to "grow" so much that a socket cannot fit on...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-06-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

The fuse did the trick ... for the moment.

However, I am now hearing the compressor run all the time. It is running well after I shut the car off, meaning it is attempting to do something after...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-05-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

...the saga continues...

This morning I popped the hood to take a look at the 40A fuse for the air ride suspension.

I used a DMM to test the 40A fuse, -0- continuity. Went to A-zone to get a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-04-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Robey5
Re: Tilt Steering

Usually there would be a reason that you blew a fuse.

In this instance, if you were to give it a go do you hear anything from the motor at all?

The reason that I ask is because if you are...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Well:

I got the "service air suspension immediately" message on the EVIC yesterday.

Not good. Looking at the position of the ride, it looks like it is in park-mode when parked on a level...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Chrome Around Cup holder

That chrome is just a cladding ... and mine started peeling off at about 40k miles, and the dealership I bought the jeep from was closed.

...in my search for a dealership that I can have a little...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-03-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Quadra-lift air compressor cycling

Rich_mac:

Where did you get this diagram??

It will be helpful in my trouble shooting.... thank you!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-21-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,209
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

I will be giving the service manager a chance to make this work right, but it will be on my terms ... or ... I will just repair it on my own.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,209
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

Wow. That install looks a boat load cleaner than mine.

Enjoy... What a mess...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,209
Posted By Robey5
Re: TIPM Recall

I would like to share my experience with the board.

I figured that I could contribute a bit, as I do not contribute much to this board.

I brought my jeep in for service for an unrelated...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-12-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Peter_K:

Thank you. You sound like you're experienced.

I had the dealer take a look at her today.

There was recall work that needed to be done as well, so I had them tackle that work while...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
Re: "service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

I did a little recollection yesterday and believe that this problem may have been brought on by a tire rotation. I brought the truck to the tire place to get a rotation, they put it on a hoist, and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Robey5
"service air suspension" - 2011 Overland

Well, I am thinking that I may have been hedging my bets with my QL thus far - as we're now at just over 88k miles on the 2011 Overland, and now the air suspension is seeming to have an "issue".
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

As an act to try to help those, I will offer a bit of closure to this thread.

I purchased my D1S bulbs from an internet dealer. I was able to install them (finally) last night.

Here are the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,106
Posted By Robey5
Re: Michelin Latitude Tour

I got just over 50k on my latitudes; with regular rotations it is POSSIBLE that I could have got a little more, but those tires were bad with the hint of snow or sleet, and weren't great in the wet....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,290
Posted By Robey5
Re: Former Rental Deal

That price is way too high for a rental. I wouldn't touch it and at 36k, you are into new-ish territory.

croft1972: Care to expound on the reason for your ban?

A co-worker of mine used to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-31-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2015 MY armrest in 2011MY?

over 200 views, and not one response?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Robey5
2015 MY armrest in 2011MY?

Hey guys:

For reasons that I don't really want to go into, I need to make a repair on the center arm rest (center console cover).

I have a 2011 Overland. I have the light beige interior. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

In general, I try (hard) to stay away from China knock-off replacement parts.

I think that I am going to go through the kbcarstuff site, as it indicates that these bulbs are made in Germany ......
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

Awesome: thank you for the clarification//closure.

I am going to be replacing the pair on my 11 O'land; and I understand what you are getting at for the installation (ref: tetris).

I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

If I may....

What did you end up doing?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

Thank you for the part number.

I do not want to "one-up" anyone, but I grabbed my manual and took a quick look at the manual, and it says the following:

Headlamp - High Intensity Discharge...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

Ok --

I appreciate it; I just did a quick look on the interweb --

HID Xenon Lighting D1S 35W T3 PK32D2 4200K | Light Exports...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Robey5
2011 Overland with headlight issue

I have been using the search function, but I cannot seem to find a good "how to" posting, or DIY repair outlined on this board.

So: my left head light (on the 2011 O'land) is shining a nice red...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,116
Posted By Robey5
Re: Airbag Warning Sticker Removal

It has been a long (*LONG*) time since I have been over here on the board, but I have to give props to the OP for this mod.

I have the stickers on my 11MY O'land. I am going to use a hairdryer...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,067
Posted By Robey5
Re: Turn off text BT on Uconnect?

Geeeez. Good to hear that the new radios are able to handle SMS (as advertised) - but the 730N from years previous *still* do not have an updated SW to even make this work.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-05-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,550
Posted By Robey5
Re: self leveling shocks

I too have the QL and love it. Loaded up with a peak capacity trailer, the truck had no problem pulling and performing the level loading task.

I recommend the QL system - you will not be upset. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-01-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,546
Posted By Robey5
Re: I want to change my grille...first

Both links are the same: $430...

I am in the same place you are: it looks sweet, but not $430 sweet...
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 01-25-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Robey5
04 Liberty running issues after warm

Hey all:

Got a buddy who is experiencing some issues with his 04.

From what he has told me: when cold, it runs OK. After it warms up, the engine will not go over 2000 RPM. Engine will run,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,931
Posted By Robey5
Re: Facination with chrome on the WK2

I am going to chime in here, as a fan of balance.

If I had the time (and I do not) - I would take the chrome off of the mirrors and grille on my Overland, as well as the rear 'brow'. (Does...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By Robey5
Re: Thule (or other manufacturer) hitch rack questions

Jake -

I have used the Thule hitch mount bike rack - for 2 bikes - for about 8 years.

It (mine) does have a "tilt" function, which helps a little bit to access the cargo area of the Jeep....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By Robey5
Re: Jeep = Worst of the autoshow

These types of "journalists" need to take a rest on the keyboard. The "title" of SRT is misleading, and the author misses the point that the new design of the front clip was only intended to freshen...
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