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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-27-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,432
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Michelin Latitude Tour

There you go! Out of everything I have ever driven in snow, the lattitudes were scary last year so l got Hankook I-pikes for winter and oh my goodness what a difference. I LOOK Forward to snow coming...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-27-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Best snow driving techniques and modes

Hi Stevm65: No, you have come to the right place, more answers to your questions should show up. Last winter was my first with the GC, had to take the Michelin lattitudes off (terrible) & installed...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-13-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,244
Posted By Dave in Pa
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Handling the JGC on ice

This ^! I still have my Michelin Latitudes, fine for spring summer and fall, but bad news in winter I found out. Bought Hankook I Pikes last year (dedicated snow/winter tires) and the jeep will go...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-10-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,244
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: It's Baaack....Rough Downshifting V6 Transmission

Yea!!!!!!!!!!! So this morning I went out briefly, 13 degrees out, and the downshifting was perfect both initially and after everything warmed up too! Still holds second gear till you are stopped. So...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-09-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,244
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: It's Baaack....Rough Downshifting V6 Transmission

Today at 27,000 miles I had normal service done at the dealership and asked for the December TSB trans flash to be done. All previous had been done. Up till today I have not been dis-satisfied with...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Heated Steering Wheel Inop!!

Good thought; and no I did not think of that BUT this morning went out and it worked!! Spent most of the day in the car and it worked every time soooooooooooo, who knows?! :rolleyes: Must have...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Dave in Pa
Heated Steering Wheel Inop!!

So this afternoon I selected heat for drivers seat & wheel, noticed shortly the wheel was not getting warm? Worked this morning. Anyway, I tried 6 or 7 times coming home but no dice, press the screen...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: V6 Transmission Shifting MUCH Better after Reflashes

I have often wondered if the Dodge Durango (Citadel) has had these problems with their V-6 Auto drivetrain, not had the time to research it though?! Dave
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,865
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Well that is interesting; my dealer sells Dodge so I guess I will ask someone next time I am there, very curious about this. Thanks, Dave
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,865
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

It occurred to me today, does anyone know or checked to see if this problem exists in the Dodge Durango? Does it have the same power train as the Jeep? While eating my lunch today ACROSS from a...
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 11-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: How Many O-2 Sensors?

Thanks, I will look after the cat too. Dave
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 11-01-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Dave in Pa
How Many O-2 Sensors?

On my daughter's 2004 Liberty 3.7 are there just the two O-2 sensors, one for each bank, or are there additional ones further back? Thanks, Dave
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,865
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

No it actually downshifts unless you can hold rpm with the gas pedal, as the mph. decreases it will drop to a lower gear IF your foot is not actively on the gas pedal; drives me crazy at times. Most...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 33,865
Posted By Dave in Pa
Question Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Can someone explain the "need" for Jeep to have the software constantly downshift the tranny when going down any kind of incline? Why can't it stay in a high gear like any other automatic I have ever...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: New owner - 2015 JGC Overland V8!

Welcome! We look forward to pictures! Dave :thumbsup:
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: All Lugnuts the Same?

Thanks Prestone! :thumbsup: Dave
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-10-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Dave in Pa
All Lugnuts the Same?

I picked up a set of 18" wheels that came off a 2012 Grand Cherokee to use as winter wheels on my 2014 Grand Cherokee. I have the tires mounted on them and they are ready to go but I am wondering if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,470
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Winter's Coming - Let's talk snow tires

Wound up getting Hankook I-Pikes last winter(18 inch wheels) and gotta say; Grand Cherokee would go through a foot plus of unplowed snow with no problem but best part of the dedicated snow tires is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-01-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: 10,000 Miles

22,640 on my V-6 Limited, April 2013 delivery, no problems just the two flashes for the transmission. Tow a 21 foot boat on weekends too, great so far!! :thumbsup: Dave
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-01-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Sirius Satellite Radio

For the last four or 5 years I have been able to renew on the cars we have for around $85.00 a year, just "whine" and tell them it is "too expensive" and only once did they ever say no which made me...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Michelin

Hi Wedge: They came standard (18 inch) on my Limited and dry road, wet roads, towing my boat, ramps etc. they are ok. When last winter arrived I found out they were TERRIBLE in snow, had to get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-11-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Transmission learning.

Thanks a lot! :thumbsup: Dave
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-11-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Transmission learning.

I might try this. In your list on item#1 do you mean stay under 2000 r.p.m. after getting to 50 m.p.h or under 2000 rpm going through the first 8 gears to 50 mph.? Thanks, Dave
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Question on a heavy tow

Hi Norcal: Just make sure after it is all loaded up that you do some "test" stopping at lower speeds to make sure the surge brakes are working before you really get rolling on the highway. U-Haul is...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Dave in Pa
Deleting Phone Calls?

So recently paired my Moto G with the Jeep, works great although I have not tried voice recognition. My question is; when you select recent calls it shows on the 8.4 screen all recent calls by date,...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-26-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: New Maximum Steel/ Indigo Blue/Brown Overland

That interior combination is gorgeous, I would have liked a two-tone color offering in my limited. :thumbsup: Dave
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-29-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Have You Added a Transmission Cooler?

Hi Dirtsaver: A good transmission shop may be cheaper than your dealer, but get a price from both. Based on the trailer weights that you told me about, I think it really is a must to have that...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-25-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Factory Tow Package vs Aftermarket Towing Equipment

:thumbsup: I think that was a reasonable price for being done at a dealership; any issues and they should stand behind it also. So what is the gross weight of the Lance Trailer that you have...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Factory Tow Package vs Aftermarket Towing Equipment

Hi Dirtsaver: One thing you might check; most vehicles have the wiring installed all the way to the hitch area EVEN if no factory hitch is ordered. If that is the case on the GC then the shop only...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Worn leather seat

Hi PT: I have the light frost interior, delivery last April 2013, now has 13000 miles on it, summer, fall, and this current lousy winter we have had, and absolutely no problem with the driver's seat...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: The sun came out :)

:thumbsup: Clean and no salt, yeaaaa! Cannot seem to keep the salt of mine yet, come on Spring! Looks great! Dave
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 30,868
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Off-Road Adventure II Package Tires

I had Michelin LTX ms'2 on my Trailblazer and they were very good in snow, others here also make this claim. The Lattitudes that come/came on my Grand Cherokee you will NOT like in snow, trust me, I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-02-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: I know it's 4wd But.

Sorry I forgot to mention, with the snow tires I have not had traction control light come on at all. Dave
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: I know it's 4wd But.

So what kind of tires are you currently running? The stock Michelin Lattitudes that came on mine were about the worst thing I have experienced so I had a set of Hankook I-pikes (snow) put on and I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,594
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: JGC Laredo '14 - Wheel and Tire Fit Question

Let us know how they work out, could be a good option when my Lattitudes are shot. Did you consider the Mich MS 2's ? Dave
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,816
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Serious Snow Finally!

Very nice; and a great piece of history too! Dave PS: Well worth visiting during warmer months.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-15-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,513
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Snow!

Nice SnakeDoc! Where was the Jeep for this picture and tell us about the Jeep! Dave
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,816
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Serious Snow Finally!

Hi Steve "Wombat" (hilarious) from Trappe; I am in Downingtown with the Limited with I-Pikes. As I said in a previous post, no problem running thru 14,15,16 inches plus of unplowed roads the other...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,513
Posted By Dave in Pa
Re: Snow!

Great! Yup thats what mine keeps looking like when I get back to the garage, then it winds up all over the floor over time, what a mess but what fun to go out and "play"! :thumbsup: Dave
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