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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-09-2019, 05:43 PM
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Posted By CavallinoRed
Looking to go from a WK to a WK2 but after...

Looking to go from a WK to a WK2 but after searching not finding any even close to what i'm looking for. Was hoping for a low mile '19 Overland with Hemi, ORAII & Protech II Package. So a Summit but...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-28-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By CavallinoRed
When set at anything but "Auto" the button with...

When set at anything but "Auto" the button with the small snowflake turns the A/C on and off. And at those settings I would expect the A/C to be running.

But was it working correctly before or...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   07-21-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By CavallinoRed
Pretty sure that the tow package would include...

Pretty sure that the tow package would include the in bumper rather than below hitch. Also if it has a brand on the hitch that is not Jeep/Chrysler then it is aftermarket. But might try plugging your...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
In 2005 Laredo's were color-keyed vinyl and...

In 2005 Laredo's were color-keyed vinyl and Limited's were leather wrapped but Chrysler's idea on what "leather" is, was very questionable.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-27-2019, 07:19 PM
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Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
Dependent on your taste, when i replaced the...

Dependent on your taste, when i replaced the wheel in my '06 Limited i used a wood/leather one from an Overland. Price was about the same.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-22-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
Replaced the starter motor/solenoid. Not...

Replaced the starter motor/solenoid.

Not sure how what the average life-span of this unit is, but this one only made it to 64K miles.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-22-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
When all was said and done. It was a bad starter...

When all was said and done. It was a bad starter unit. Probably showed up due to a failing battery.

Although the yellow wire connection showed no sign of corrosion replaced that as well as a...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-15-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By CavallinoRed
Agreed for sure. Any clunk going from park to...

Agreed for sure. Any clunk going from park to drive is a sign. The nose bushing normally goes but worth doing all three due to labor.

Also check for recalls. If the N23/P73 recall (same thing)...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-15-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
In hunting around found this very informative vid...

In hunting around found this very informative vid on WK starter starter systems and why the yellow wire is first thing to check (ok..maybe after the starter relay).
...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-15-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
Thanks. Understand that. When the all lights/no...

Thanks. Understand that. When the all lights/no start/click first showed up was when i noticed slow crank when it finally did start. Bluedriver check showed no stored codes.

Battery did test...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-14-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
So thought crossed my mind that the battery was...

So thought crossed my mind that the battery was not as "fresh" I remembered. No date on the battery itself but was a Diehard from 2014.

Meter showed only 12.25 volt. Was able to get it to crank...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-08-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
Brilliant! Thinking a grommet might finish it...

Brilliant! Thinking a grommet might finish it off and would also seal the hole for owners that flip the cover over to use the package tray.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
With a starter motor costing $100-$150 and with...

With a starter motor costing $100-$150 and with the labor involved in just getting to the stupid wire would i be better off just replacing the starter?

Have cars i wrench on for fun but do to...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-06-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
Thanks for the links and tips! One post by...

Thanks for the links and tips!

One post by gives a replacement wire part # 5102407AA MOPAR Wiring but looks like 50 cents (if that) of wire with female clips and some heat shrink connectors for...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   06-05-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By CavallinoRed
Dagnabit - Stupid Yellow Wire

Well crap.

My '06 with about 65K on the clock is giving all the symptoms of the dreaded "YELLOW WIRE" problem.

Only shown its stupid little lemony head once before today but this morning...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   05-21-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By CavallinoRed
Bit hard to not go to a double DIN size head unit...

Bit hard to not go to a double DIN size head unit and best bet there rather than hacking away is to get a kit like this one. But is $100 of your budget right there
...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   04-13-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By CavallinoRed
Very impressive. Close to 350K on a Hemi? ...

Very impressive. Close to 350K on a Hemi? Looking back at past posts that's like 100K added in 3 years?

You might consider contacting FCA (Fiat/Chrysler) to let them know of your...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-15-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
Whoever hid the REC clock change to daylight...

Whoever hid the REC clock change to daylight savings time in the Nav setup where no one would ever think to look for it was a real prick.
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-07-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By CavallinoRed
Wanted a rear camera on my '06 as well and don't...

Wanted a rear camera on my '06 as well and don't think that there is any options to add a backup camera using the stock head unit even if yours was working.

Did go a bit overboard and installed a...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   03-03-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18,467
Views: 1,809,066
Posted By CavallinoRed
Even though i told the shop that did the last...

Even though i told the shop that did the last tire rotation to up the pressure on the spare tire to max, I still had to drop the spare myself, say the magic words "Oh großer Gott, TMPS, ich gebe...
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