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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-23-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,507
Posted By carbontax
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

Well now my jeep has sun visor and brake booster recall done 5times. I keep telling them its already done but they either keep doing it again and again or claiming money from JA again and again.:D
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-27-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By carbontax
Re: Jeep GC pulling to the left

I have had this problem for last 40k, after many wheel alignments from bob jane and pedders no one able to fix it. Any recommended wheel alignment place in Sydney?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 67,436
Posted By carbontax
Re: Jeep service costs

After driving 4-5 hours in campbeltown area (hot day) my AC condenser started leaking and the AC stopped working. My jeep done 45 k and 4 months remaining in warranty. I rang few dealers in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,088
Posted By carbontax
Re: Dash Cams - Down Under

After reading dash cam reviews at https://dashcamtalk.com/ I went with B40 dash cam. https://dashcamtalk.com/b40-a118/

I could not justify the cost for a top of the range cam given the huge...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-13-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 28,762
Posted By carbontax
Re: Off Road 18"s

Any one ordered tyres from tyrerack? I was quoted $1140 for 4X Firestone Destination A/T delivered to Sydney. Firestone Destination A/T's are #2 ranked A/T tyres on tyrerack website. I am trying to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By carbontax
Re: 6 day Old Jeep Grand Cherokee Accident

Wow good to hear that you are ok. First time I seen how active head rest work. Because you had a tow bar it has taken most of the impact. Most car insurance companies provide a one to one replacement...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By carbontax
Re: Replacement Key Fob $620

You can get a "keyfob only" for about $240 (for 2012 GC), just ring up few dealers and quote your vin number and get a quote. The emergency uncut blade is available for like $5 on ebay however jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,507
Posted By carbontax
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

you can go to this web site

https://www.moparownerconnect.com/oc/US/en-us/sub/Pages/OwnersLogin.aspx

create a account, then type in your VIN and it will tell you if your vehicle recalled or...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-06-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 94,183
Posted By carbontax
Re: The Towing thread

Its was the the Aussie one, I was in melbourne during the easter break and was able to pick up a tow bar from northern motor group for $474.30. I have to say the Aussi one is very solid tow bar very...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13,241
Views: 1,012,887
Posted By carbontax
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

fully agree, the tie down points are secured only by small self tapper screws. I am worried securing a 11kg pram using the tie down points as the whole thing including the spare wheel cover could...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-05-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By carbontax
Re: Katzkin aftermarket for leather 2014 Laredo GC

I am interested in this as well, more importantly the safe way to install the cover without setting off the air bag in the seat or the air bag warning in dash??
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-05-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 94,183
Posted By carbontax
Re: The Towing thread

I installed a mopar towbar last weekend, it was about 6 hour job for one person. The tow bar has a anti rattle bolt and lock nut to reduce the tong movement, instructions how make the adjustments...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-23-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 94,183
Posted By carbontax
Re: The Towing thread

I picked up a tow bar kit for MY12 from northern motor group in vic for $474.30 much cheaper what dealers ask in Sydney.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By carbontax
Re: Creating playlist on Laredo RB2 Mygig

2. I have tried to setup a playlist and come to same conclusion as you. I find the interface to be awkward (the blue rectangular boxes), it makes me wonder if the interface was written by graduate...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-18-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By carbontax
Re: unexpected cost of owning a GC

you are not alone. any photographs? here is my one :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-02-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,071
Posted By carbontax
Glad you didnt have accident while test driving....

Glad you didnt have accident while test driving. I haven't had any problems with my jeep after 20k,
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-22-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13,241
Views: 1,012,887
Posted By carbontax
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My friend bought a 2014 Laredo CRD with rear cargo mat 51k from Heartland jeep @ Chullora last week. I thought it was pretty good deal considering he didnít have to wait for 6 months.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-19-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,726
Posted By carbontax
Can he send txt messages through uconnect? :)

Can he send txt messages through uconnect? :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 76,099
Posted By carbontax
My dealer per scan vehicles before service and...

My dealer per scan vehicles before service and said to me there is no such a sand fix and there are no recalls for my vehicle. I pulled out the tab and demanded that I am walking away to another...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-03-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,470
Posted By carbontax
Thanks for the write up. I am planning to install...

Thanks for the write up. I am planning to install the same hd camera. Do you know if 12v available on overhead console when vehicle is parked and locked.
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 08-28-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By carbontax
Re: 2012 RB2 Uconnect Streaming Quality

I also tried the uconnect.upn copied to a cd and USB and nothing happened. I have Aussie delivered rb2 radio.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13,241
Views: 1,012,887
Posted By carbontax
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

dont get tricked by this offer. I got the same letter, I went to photographer and found the offer only include a 10x10 family portrait. Photographer asked me $4,000 for 3-4 nicely framed photos....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,531
Posted By carbontax
I reckon dedicated GPS navigation units and...

I reckon dedicated GPS navigation units and inbuilt car GPS units are thing in the past. Smart phones with google maps navigation seem to be the new trend.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-20-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 102,407
Posted By carbontax
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

see the pic of front bumper support bar with holes to secure the front end of the tow hook.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 102,407
Posted By carbontax
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

the factory supplied tow eye is pointless, instruction say only use it for flat towing only. Although it is not illegal to flat tow there are so many conditions in NSW road rules one need to meet for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-04-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By carbontax
Re: Looking for 8 speed transmission review

I am surprised that no one has posted about 8 speed and CRD. Anyway I test drove the 8 speed and 5 speed CRD back to back. This is my personal review based on 20 minutes driving around Wollongong.
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 22,617
Posted By carbontax
I read in this forum sometime back a uk wk2 owner...

I read in this forum sometime back a uk wk2 owner getting remote start to work. He didn't plug the connector that goes to RHD steering column and reported it worked.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,468
Posted By carbontax
Re: Curious Logic to Automatic Door Locks

I got this option enabled from the dealer. I have 2013 Laredo. However once enabled there is no option in EVIC to turn auto door locks ON/OFF. I read that this is a option on Overland EVIC to turn...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-20-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By carbontax
Re: Dilemma

I went through a similar dilemma and picked up a brand new 2013 Laredo CRD with 27km on the clock for 10k below the RRP. If I went for MY14 CRD it would have been another 12k plus 4 months wait. The...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-18-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 94,183
Posted By carbontax
Re: The Towing thread

I am looking to buy a tow bar. Northern motor group is advertising tow bar for $475 on eBay. Can some please confirm part number CH8220WKTB is correct for wk2?
eBay link http://bit.ly/1btUcpC
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By carbontax
Looking for 8 speed transmission review

I read many reviews on MY14 but not been able to find info about the 8 speed and the CRD engine combinations under Australian driving conditions. Given few members on this forums have the MY14 CRD I...
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