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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-14-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By macfan
Re: 5 year Sirius for 2014 Jeep Cherokee KL

Sorry, but you have some bad info. Here is the correct info copied directly from the Sirius/XM website:

"All properly equipped 2015MY Jeep vehicles and select 2014MY vehicles (sold after July 1,...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-10-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By macfan
Re: Cherokee Questions

I have a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 3.2L ADII. It was custom built 11/13. With a minor exception of some grease on the back of the front disc pads causing some squeaks, my Jeep has been perfect. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By macfan
Re: Software Flashes

Those are transmission flashes. Just a word of caution. Don't have them done unless you are actually experiencing a problem. Often times they will create a problem where there wasn't one.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-25-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,305
Posted By macfan
Re: Spare Tire Pictures / Cargo Compartment

This might be of help:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0Aq6au4G-dN4adDFWdHAzWmxyRm1PemQtQnNjcTV1OHc&output=html
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,223
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

Who I work for is none of your business and what connections I have with FCA are not either. What is my business is you are here bad mouthing Chrysler and Jeep when you have been told how to get your...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,223
Posted By macfan
Re: RO1 Recall

You don't suppose people not willing to jump and help you has anything to do with your attitude do you?
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 04-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By macfan
Re: Uconnect reading out emails?

There is one unconventional way you could get short emails or at least the first part of long ones read. Write a rule for your email program to resend your emails to your carrier's text email...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-04-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,168
Posted By macfan
Re: Heads Up: New transmission update as of 02/02/15

My Cherokee is 15 months old and has been next to perfect. I have never had and never intend to have any of the transmission flashes done. I happen to live in an area that is only a few miles from...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-19-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,167
Posted By macfan
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

Mike, not unusual at all. I found Bob Cline at Ziegler's great to work with and not pushy at all. There is a lot of wiggle room on these Extended Service Contracts and a lot of dealers look at them...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By macfan
Re: Mud flaps/splash guards for 2015 Cherokee Limited 4x4??

Living in Michigan I have learned not to put mud flaps on my vehicles. All mud flaps do here is build up 100 lb chunks of ice during the winter that rub against the tires. If you look closely at the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-18-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By macfan
Re: can i add on extras after I purchase the Cherokee trailhawk?

Actually you are wrong as to which Cherokee model is the top of the line. The Limited can be the most expensive model and has luxury options not available on the TrailHawk. Chrysler plays games with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,242
Posted By macfan
Re: Detailing

There was a time 20 years ago when I would have agreed with everything you said. Then life happened. At 43 I had a heart attack. At 51 I developed cancer. Not looking for sympathy just saying...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By macfan
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

I am not going to reposed to this thread anymore. Obviously some people do not have roots in or can appreciate the history of the American Automobile and its workers. FYI, I have and continue to...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-11-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By macfan
Re: Put the Pentastar back on Chrysler and MoPar

Sorry, but my banner actually came from the sales material that Chrysler sent to dealers. The banner is a flag that was supposed to be flown out in the new car lot. Several dealers in mid Michigan...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By macfan
From Allpar: How Reliable Is CRS Reliability Study? Interesting Article.

How reliable is CRs reliability study?Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By macfan
Re: Chime when shifting into Reverse

I may have found the answer to this. I am short so until the easy enter/easy exit seat has reached its destination it is a stretch for me to press firmly on the brake pedal. Last night I discovered...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-03-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By macfan
Looks Like the Detroit Free Press has a Different take on Chrysler Quality

Chrysler sales rise 22% in October, GM's are flat, Ford's fall 1.7%
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,596
Posted By macfan
Re: Slammed by Consumer Reports, Fiat Chrysler quality chief resigns

Excuse me. But why did you accept it and buy it in the first place then? If you didn't like the quality of it why did you drive it off of the dealer's lot? Obviously a Jeep is not the vehicle for you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-30-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,022
Posted By macfan
Re: MaxCare Warranty??

This is exactly what the dealer sees inside my Mopar Owner Connect account:

Plan Summary for (macfan)
Plan Number 3825XXXX
VIN Number 1C4PJMDS8XXXXXXXX
Description CONVENIENCE PLANS AND...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-29-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,761
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

I have a year old 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L that so far has been perfect. I am a perfectionist and have OCD. If there was a problem with this vehicle I would have found it by now. What I...
Forum: Members Rides 10-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By macfan
Re: My New Rubicon X, heavily modified!

That is one beautiful machine. I know is impolite to ask but I have to. How much do you have into that thing? I bet it is more than the cost of my condo. ($65,500)
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,761
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep reliability dead last in Consumer Reports

Over the years my rule of thumb has been what ever Consumer Reports pans I buy. The vehicle I sold to buy my 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L was a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS. Consumer Report...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By macfan
Re: Cherokee Latitude 4x4 V6 Wheel & Tire Upgrade

I have a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L with the off road suspension (same suspension as the TrailHawk). My Jeep came with 225X55RX18 Continental tires on it. I don't think those will fit on...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,105
Posted By macfan
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

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I have the Mopar cargo area mat that folds up and fits in the case that attaches to the cargo management bar. I keep my back seat folded down 99% of the time. I love having...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,105
Posted By macfan
Re: Weathertech Liners or Mats

This is more a personal preference thing than anything else. Personally, I don't like the look of floor liners. Floor liners remind me of how cars used to be built in the 1950s with a thin rubber...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-23-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By macfan
Re: After Tranny Flash 21-018-14

Help me understand something. I have an early build 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L. I custom ordered it in September of 13 and it was delivered November of 13. The vehicle will be one year old...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

I wouldn't be without the ventilated or heated seats/steering wheel. I love the air circulation in the seats. It is definitely worth giving up the in seat storage for as there are a zillion other...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-20-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,885
Posted By macfan
Re: 9 speed transmission?

You are giving dealerships too much credit for actually knowing about their product. I had to school my salesman, sales manager, dealership owner, and Chrysler zone rep about the Cherokee as well as...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-19-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By macfan
Re: Ventilated seats in Cherokee

If you have the heated seats/steering wheel set to come on automatically upon start they will come on when the temperature is at 40 degrees or below. If you have the ventilated seats set to come on...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By macfan
Re: Jeep Email Survey

I have received several of these on my 2014 Cherokee Limited. I just put down the truth. If you over do it I think they write you off as a crank. Eventually, I received an offer to be on a Chrysler...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By macfan
re: Cherokee lost SUV of the year due to it's 9-speed transmission

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the Cherokee 9 speed transmission as long as you follow the break in directions to the letter. I custom ordered my Cherokee Limited ADII 3.2L September 13 and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,082
Posted By macfan
Re: Paint Shortage?!?

Chrysler has a mess on its hands right now when it comes to paint. They used to make their own paint in their Trenton, Michigan Chemical Plant better know as Cycleweld. This plant was right around...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 10-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended Warranty Terms On Wrangler Unlimited Models

Don't leave a statement like that open ended. Please list your support to back up your opinion. I would definitely like to research that support as there are many threads on Jeep Garage that would...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 09-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By macfan
Re: Extended Warranty Terms On Wrangler Unlimited Models

"Search" on this site works well. There are lots of threads on Mopar Service Contracts. Having said that I found the best help/information and prices here:

Zeigler Auto Group

Mopar Vehicle...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By macfan
Re: Oil Blow out!

I am really not looking for a fight today but your last line I find a little irritating and smacks of elitism/entitlementism. All customers should receive the best possible service regardless of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By macfan
Re: Start jeep from watch

and you have to have the right boxes ticked in Uconnect as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-09-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By macfan
Cool Re: VOTS working?

If you have enough money for an Overland you have enough money for a Jeep Garage membership level 3 or 4. Purchase that and Milous will track it for you. You won't have to worry about VOTS being up...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,718
Posted By macfan
Re: Sirius Satellite Radio

The best way to renew the SiriusXM radio and Traffic for little to no cost is to get the Jeep Credit Card. You can use the reward points from that to get $50 SiriusXM gift cards. I very seldom roll...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

They are if your dealer will budge/negotiate. Mine would not and was $700 (this after being $900 too high was pointed out to him was ridiculous) more then Zeigler's even with using my mother's...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By macfan
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

My prices were for the Genuine Chrysler Mopar Service contracts.
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