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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 130,737
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

Concerning the extended service contract if any one is interested in the Chrysler maxcare lifetime or the others what I would suggest is that you print out the best online price you can find(probably...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Does this look right?

The edges of the piece hanging down should tuck in behind that plastic on the right. push up on it and tuck it in it should not be hanging down like that.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,922
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

I know a picture is worth 1000 words right lol. wish I would have taken a few more shots while I was doing it. maybe this will help a little below is what the clip looks like sitting in the bumper...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,922
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

sure, put the quadra lift all the way up, take out the 5 or 6 plastic quarter turn thumb turn things, take out the 4 plastic push rivets on the front under edge of the air dam, pull the air baffle...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,922
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

Finally got around to putting the tow hooks on my summit. went fairly well, I took the air dam off and cut the holes for the hooks with one of those osculating cutters and then put it all back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Dashboard Rattle?

I had a rattle/buzz/vibration type of sound that I swore was coming from in the dash behind the uconnect screen. heard it most under acceleration and hitting bumps fairly loud and annoying, lived...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By silvermax04
Re: TSB Numbers for 14 WK2 Issues

Try going to a different dealer for service some(or I should say many) are just rotten. I changed dealers and is the difference of night and day getting things done.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 51,813
Posted By silvermax04
Re: I Think I Fixed My Rough Shifting 8sp Transmission

you should not be able to just pull it off if you can then someone forgot to tighten it. it should be loosened and tightened with 10mm as described above.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,207
Posted By silvermax04
Re: '14 - UConnect Access Trial Expiration and Renewal Cost

Maybe they should move it to $14.99 for a year for what they are offering and they may get a few more takers. lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 130,737
Posted By silvermax04
A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the...

A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the lowest and just about the best anywhere and nobody else was touching it. So no thd deal was set and that was what it was nothing more or less. Now a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

your gas mileage will improve after a few thousand miles. you will be surprised what you will get with the 5.7 highway cursing, on extended highway only cruising at 65 I have got 25mpg, it wont be as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

Looks good congrat on the new ride!! Have had my summit 5.7 for one year exactly now. if you have questions I can let you know the goods and the bads lol Enjoy
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By silvermax04
Re: tire time =(

don't let those tire rack surveys be your only decision point. I recently bought the highest rated tire for my size and I have issues and getting rid of them. if you are looking for a smooth ride...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,329
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Picking up a brand new 14, need opinions!

Its not employee pricing, its just a group buy that was worked out with a dealer in northern Virginia and jeepgarage people. Anybody can get it if they want to drive to Northern Virginia. It has been...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-31-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Service Manual is now available

So is the 2014 Grand Cherokee, nice thanks for the tip

https://www.techauthority.com/en-US/Pages/ItemDetail.aspx?itemID=91605&catID=378960
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,947
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Tom yes they replaced it and it fixed the problem
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,947
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Mine was built in March and I had the TSB done last week and it fixed the reception problem. You may want to try a different dealer
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,571
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

log into mopar owner connect and select setup via mobile profile. you have to activate each of them
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,571
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

I had the same problem with it not downloading with windows 8.1 IE 11 here is the fix. basically it is adding the website to the compatibility settings. look at this link its a quick fix, I did it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,391
Posted By silvermax04
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

13.48.3 is out there now for download check uconnect site
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,571
Posted By silvermax04
Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

I noticed that version 13.48.3 is available for download as of today when I entered my vin. Heading out to dinner but going to install when I get home. Has anyone installed yet?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,932
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Skid Plates on Diesel Summit

No problem you will like your summit really like mine a lot. Also you can order the trail rated badge that comes on the overland with the off road adventure II package. once you put the skid plates...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,932
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Skid Plates on Diesel Summit

Folks try this place below, I ordered all 5 skid plates (part numbers 82211999, 82211994AB, 82211995) for my summit back in May and I paid a total of $416 which included the shipping of 117 lbs. They...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 130,737
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

I would just recommend that everybody compare the out the door numbers from identical vehicles. Doesn't matter how it is sliced and diced and manipulated to try and confuse you keep the eye on the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-17-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,898
Posted By silvermax04
Re: ORA2 Skid Plates

The transmission cover plate (not sure I would call it a skid plate) on the Hemi is made of plastic unfortunately, but is not cardboard. The rest of the skid plates are all 1/8 inch steel. I put them...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 11-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By silvermax04
Re: EZ Pass Mounting

Mine is mounted on area "A" on your picture. That painted area on the glass has no effect on it and it works fine.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,266
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare Service Contract?

Its called Lifetime Maximum Care. hmm sounds like you may have gotten some 3rd party warranty instead of the factory.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,266
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare Service Contract?

I got mine from the dealer for $2100 if you could push em down to $2000 id say you did good.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,266
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare Service Contract?

4 free rentals so far and only had the jeep six months so glad I bought it so far. I keep cars a long time so I have no doubt it will more than pay for itself, lots of expensive crap to break on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-12-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,944
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Recall 2014 JGC

Agree it is getting a little thick isn't it.

Took mine in today and had the recall completed. No noticeable difference to anything which is the way it should be. All went fine but you should...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-12-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,771
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Recall notices for instrument cluster

I dropped it off at about 8:30am and it showed up as complete on the dealer website about 1:00pm when I checked and I picked it up shortly after that. She did tell me it was a 3-4 hour update so it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 130,737
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

Koons beat the best price I could find on line for the life time maximum care warranty when I bought mine back in april.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 23,884
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Adaptive Cruise Control Stop-go

Except the difference between an iphone 5 or an iphone 6 is like the difference between a model year 14 or a model year 15, you would expect improvements from one to the other.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 23,884
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Adaptive Cruise Control Stop-go

Depending on the type of area you live in it definitely would have been something nice to have.
The sad thing is that what if someone is looking at them on a lot and half of them have it and half of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-18-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By silvermax04
Belly Pan Cover V8

Here is one way to add a removable cover to the hole in the belly pan on the V8s. I bought a V6 belly pan and cut a cover out from it. The V6 belly pans don't have the hole but are a solid piece but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-10-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 51,813
Posted By silvermax04
Re: I Think I Fixed My Rough Shifting 8sp Transmission

So I did the reset with the battery a few times and what I found is that how you dive the jeep very immediately after doing it seems to have a very noticeable effect on how it learns to shift. the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-29-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By silvermax04
Re: JGC Summit Hitch Cover.... Duh?

I have had it off a few times to put a bike rack on the hitch. Loosen the 2 clips then pull down at about a 45 degree angle. Don't pull strait down and don't bend all the way up. The first time takes...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-29-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,820
Posted By silvermax04
Re: First Oil Change...When do you do it?

If you ever hear of the mythical good dealer for service in the Washington DC area please let me know :) I have had bad experiences continually with various dealer service departments in this area....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-28-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,820
Posted By silvermax04
Re: First Oil Change...When do you do it?

Agree with you completely. I can knock out an oil change on my own in less than 20 minutes. or I can turn over the truck I just paid 50K for to a bunch of high school drop outs who wouldn't care if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 130,737
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

Thanks, it has 1000 miles on it already and so far so good no problems at all and I am liking it very much! My only one minor complaint would be the cheap bargain basement Goodyear tires they put on...
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