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post #121 of 139 Old 03-20-2014, 10:17 AM
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One thing i've learned from working at a dealership. Never buy the first production year vehicle. Buy the second year after they have time to work out the major issues. Unless you have a Chevy, wait 10 years.

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post #122 of 139 Old 03-24-2014, 10:07 PM
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Seriously people get back on topic instead of bashing other brands. It's getting ridiculous.

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post #123 of 139 Old 03-22-2015, 04:54 PM
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Add me to the Cherokee Latitude transmission issue

I just got back from having my less-than 1 year old 2014 Cherokee Latitude towed to the dealer. Had it back to the shop 3 times for minor software updates and a recall which I thought were just minor annoyances, but today the transmission shut down while doing 65 on a major interstate. It was dangerous trying to get to the shoulder before I lost all acceleration as people fought to get around me. As soon as I got home, I checked the forum. This is a great asset for information - I'm glad you guys share info. I'm heading back to talk to the dealer tomorrow and I've got good background info thanks to all of you. I'll file a report asap.
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post #124 of 139 Old 03-22-2015, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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Go for the lemon law. I got fully reimbursed for my trailhawk.
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post #125 of 139 Old 03-23-2015, 09:01 AM
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Go for the lemon law. I got fully reimbursed for my trailhawk.
Agree. I had to do the same. It was unfortunate, but I just did not have the time to spend at the dealership dealing with the same issues and I was very nervous about how these issues would affect the longevity of the vehicle and what it would do to my resale value down the road.
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post #126 of 139 Old 03-23-2015, 09:29 AM
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After a year with my 2014, there is still an issue in the tranny. While it no longer stalls out, it still hesitates at 65mph. I have 23,000 miles on this car, love the drive, but still wince every time it hits that 7 to 8th gear at 65mph.
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post #127 of 139 Old 04-21-2015, 07:38 AM
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One thing i've learned from working at a dealership. Never buy the first production year vehicle. Buy the second year after they have time to work out the major issues. Unless you have a Chevy, wait 10 years.
Forget that theory with a Jeep. I waited until the second year on my Trailhawk for those very reasons and I still ended up with a defective Transmission.
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post #128 of 139 Old 04-28-2015, 07:37 PM
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I'll file a report asap.
What did you find out ?

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post #129 of 139 Old 04-28-2015, 11:13 PM
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All these threads have new buyers sensitized to problems. I know that is not the intention, but it does have an effect. I got my KL today at noon, and the engine quit at every red light on the way back to work. I was almost going to turn it around and bring it back to the dealer LOL. No clunking, no sign of problems at 71 miles.

Anyhow Clay at zellermotors dot com is the man for over $1500 off the Max Care Unlimited Time/Miles $100 deductible plan compared to the mopar web site. So far thats a Mopar thule bar set, some weather tech mats, unlimited transmission changes and plenty left over if I happened to get a car with issues.
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post #130 of 139 Old 04-30-2015, 10:34 AM
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All these threads have new buyers sensitized to problems. I know that is not the intention, but it does have an effect. I got my KL today at noon, and the engine quit at every red light on the way back to work. I was almost going to turn it around and bring it back to the dealer LOL. No clunking, no sign of problems at 71 miles.

Anyhow Clay at zellermotors dot com is the man for over $1500 off the Max Care Unlimited Time/Miles $100 deductible plan compared to the mopar web site. So far thats a Mopar thule bar set, some weather tech mats, unlimited transmission changes and plenty left over if I happened to get a car with issues.
Just curious if you have the Stop/Start (ESS) feature disabled? I have heard some commenting that their ESS was faulty causing this issue also.
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post #131 of 139 Old 05-01-2015, 09:07 AM
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Did it again!

After a year and 25,000 miles, my latitude failed at ~60 MPH again as I drove down RT8 in CT. Have been noticing "hesitation " at that speed again, but always corrected itself before today. Met a nice tow driver. Is that a plus?

Towed to original dealer and they blessed me with a minivan, not a Jeep, for the weekend. I told them I wanted a new car, that they could keep this one as I no longer trust this vehicle. Of course they laughed it off and were consoling that I had a problem with this car. That they will get to the bottom of the issue and fix it once and for all. I laughed.

Sending message to CT AG that some one needs to investigate Jeep and this issue before someone dies.
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post #132 of 139 Old 05-01-2015, 09:12 AM
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After a year and 25,000 miles, my latitude failed at ~60 MPH again as I drove down RT8 in CT. Have been noticing "hesitation " at that speed again, but always corrected itself before today. Met a nice tow driver. Is that a plus?

Towed to original dealer and they blessed me with a minivan, not a Jeep, for the weekend. I told them I wanted a new car, that they could keep this one as I no longer trust this vehicle. Of course they laughed it off and were consoling that I had a problem with this car. That they will get to the bottom of the issue and fix it once and for all. I laughed.

Sending message to CT AG that some one needs to investigate Jeep and this issue before someone dies.
I'm almost wishing mine fails again at this point...I have no faith in this bastard Fiat with the Jeep Cherokee irreverently slapped on it. I'm getting it back for the third time today with the dealership saying they just did some reset or flash, when I have video evidence of bad clunking sounds from my dash cam.

After number 4, I can claim lemon law and make them take it back.

Never buying a Fiat designed car again...which sadly will be the entire Jeep lineup soon...
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post #133 of 139 Old 05-01-2015, 04:22 PM
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"with the dealership saying they just did some reset or flash, "

Let us know after a few days of testing, what this "reset" does. My second one seemed to improve things for a few days until I had thoroughly tested it. "4WD temporarily unavailable" still lights up on the beach and the car still is in the wrong gear quite often, especially below 7mph. I can tell from what I am feeling that this car would still be awful in the mountains where you need it to shift down on demand.
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post #134 of 139 Old 05-02-2015, 01:49 AM
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Just curious if you have the Stop/Start (ESS) feature disabled? I have heard some commenting that their ESS was faulty causing this issue also.
No, actually the point of my post was that I was unaware of ESS and that everything was working fine.

Everything is still working fine. There is a switch on the control panel to disable ESS, but I have grown to like it.
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post #135 of 139 Old 05-02-2015, 10:03 AM
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Apparently there was something wrong with the intake. They're replacing it now. Something about the valves...hope that fixes it.
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