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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-23-2015, 02:16 AM
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Views: 33,146
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

"Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia advises that the re-programming of the computer in your vehicle has been extensively tested and should indeed solve the DPF issue you had been experiencing....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-11-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Thanks again Steve. Drove a Colorado 2.8 to Darwin from Perth in July 14 and it does have a mild diesel clatter that continues into the mid range rpm's then not too bad for comparison. The Jeep is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Thanks Hutch and Jtrembath, that's not good to here. Haven't had latest update. Not going to by the sounds of it! Since Nov and them putting an additive in tank the clatter has not returned. Have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-10-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Which problem is the short term fix that you are indicating. From what I am told the DPF and Clatter are separate issues, (although fuel related?) and are not the same re-programming.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-07-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 85,448
Posted By Gustlock
Re: The Towing thread

Also check that there is no gaps between the bar and the attachment rails on the Jeep. I found a 4mm gap that required shimming. Because of this the correct torque bends the body support, not...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-07-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,383
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Servicing jeep in perth

I generally have nothing but praise for Ozzy Park Jeep service department. Matt the service manager there has been most helpful with all my vehicle issues. Pricing for services is a bit steep for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Don't worry about trying to here it. The excessive clatter is so noticeable that I have received comments from bystanders that obviously something is wrong. It runs rough and is noticeably down on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Thanks Steve, Haven't had the update done as yet but have been emailed by Jeep Service to have it done. Still running the test for them with an additive that Jeep service put in the tank for the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-05-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 33,146
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

[. They are supposed to be go anywhere vehicles not Toorak Tractors.[/QUOTE]

Well said. I think the service departments are overwhelmed with the popularity of this vehicle and it's issues. People...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-05-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Climate Control Question

On my vehicle I feel the latest update is worse, as before it would settle down after 15 to 20 mins. with minimal adjustments being required. Now I am constantly adjusting the settings to obtain a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-05-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 33,146
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Certainly hope this update sorts it out once and for ALL. Haven't had the DPF issue but the excessive clatter on occasion well and truly. What I don't understand is that there are no fault codes...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-03-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Climate Control Question

Had TSB 24-003-14a applied in December for correction of this ongoing climate control issue and YEP another EPIC FAILURE. I see on other JG forums proposed 2016 Refresh Model updates, would be great...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Have just received an email from Jeep Service that a new update for the PCM dated 18th Dec. 18-019-14 Rev A is now available and to book the vehicle in as they believe it will address this excessive...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Welcome Steve, I think the VM CRD is normally quiet compared to other makes even during it's warm up period but I can assure you that if your diesel gets the clatter up as mine does on occasions you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Diesel rattle (Australia)

Strange that Jeep seem to blame the fuel in Au for the VM Diesel issues. I mostly use Vortex and have been told BP's the best one to use? That's because of the consistent Cetane rating of around 50?...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-17-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Yepp! Mines being doing it since the January update and subsequent. It was OK from new but that Jan.update stuffed it. Have had the latest update for A/C and as per previous post yet another failure...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-08-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Thanks IBJ. Seems the additive they put in has resolved the clatter to normal and the major excessive clatter on restart has not re-occurred either. JA have informed me that fuel additives are OK as...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 85,448
Posted By Gustlock
Re: The Towing thread

And flight control might just be buried in the software somewhere. There may be a few with it enabled for evaluation.


So that's the contact address (Dear Santa Claus C/- North Pole)) for Jeep...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-01-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,982
Posted By Gustlock
Re: service Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.HELP

Have the same message and unable to clear with the 18" wheels on 2014 GC LTD. Replace the standard 20" wheels with 18" when towing as it could be difficult to replace 20" in outback AU. Dealership...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-28-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Back from service. No faults recorded even with the rough running and lack of power when the Clatter cycle is extreme. Interesting thing is they are indicating that my fuel is the issue. Only use...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,222
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Anyone regret buying the GC?

No Regrets and can deal with most issues as it performs very well.
It would be nice to own one though as this thread is suggesting, that's not being returned to the dealers every 3 months for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Have seen comments in recent times since the TSB for "detonation" and am told only a few are doing it. Must have been more than a few seeing there is a TSB. It appears to be a fuel scheduling problem...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

I do agree that when it's cold the diesel clatter is normal to an extent. It has become louder than normal in the last few weeks when coming to temp. However when warm and re-started and goes thru...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Well it's been running absolutely great for the last few months with NO major issues. Have been noticing a slight increase in Diesel clatter during its warm up cycle but disappeared once reaching...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Gustlock
Re: my2014 GC diesel overheating?

Ventureprise hope all is well and coolant loss is being resolved.
Have followed many posts on JG and other forums regarding this rise in guage coolant temps during towing and to be fair to Jeep I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,141
Posted By Gustlock
Re: Check your air filter

Thanks for the info. Checked mine and found >90% of surround cracked with 2 small gaps, luckly no dusting evident. Thanks Again.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-21-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Still having issues with coolant temperature rising when towing(2700kg) uphill in OAT's above 28C. Increases rapidly to just above 5/8 guage indication then decreases just below 1/2 guage once fan...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-21-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Similar but VR seems to corrupts SD and USB drives when VR used to select a song. Media will only play that song repeatedly and will not recognize the other songs on the drives. Have to delete that...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-19-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Air-conditioning problem occured with this vehicle a few weeks ago. Climate control has been great since new but now when selecting passenger temperature 2deg or more above set, that side cycled...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Cruise Control issue

Service department replaced switch panel on steering wheel for cruise control and did update for transmission. No further problems with cruise control, shift pattern with transmission greatly...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

That's fine, I just a OBD11 plug-in devise that reads all the engine outputs thru the diagnostic plug on the lower right hand side of the dash.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Thanks for the info, I agree however I have tried this but bringing the engine RPM up only made the situation worse. The vehicle really has no problem pulling the van and wasn't shifting between...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

"mmcrh" My oil temp seems to stay around the 100 - 105deg C mark, I think your figures appear normal too. Have had a SCAN tool on vehicle whilst driving, when warmed up transmission temp seems to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Yes! Whenever engine comes under load I see an increase in coolant temperature always. (Not Towing)
Towing the van (2300kg empty) on a moderate climb just under 90kph, temp goes to 3/4 white line...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Had the transmission update 21-011-13 carried out and a few other issues looked at last week. Still have coolant overheating issue when towing under investigation but what a different car came back....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Gustlock
Re: my2014 GC diesel overheating?

Late reply but are having the same problem when towing. Temp guage rose to the white line just below the amber/red scale and transmission temp was 97deg C. Van was unloaded (2300kg) and only a very...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Exactly what it's like! Thanks everyone for your comments, great to know your not alone forum. Have had Hill assist and ECO OFF as discussed and it does improve it slightly. The reason for...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 53,748
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Problems - Australia

Are any 2014 WK2 CRD owners having issues when taking off slowly. It seems to have a null spot just out of idle. When I push slowly down on the throttle nothing happens initially, then all of a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Cruise Control issue

Thanks for the info TurboRush, not eliminating any causes for this fault as I have heard about the throttle/brake switch disagree error diagnosis but usually this comes with a fault code "they" tell...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-22-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gustlock
Re: 2014 JGC Cruise Control issue

Been waiting for the dealership to come up with a fix for the cruise control that has many occasions not restored after "cancel" has been used and requires engine off/on to reset. The service...
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