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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   12-06-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,613
Posted By padgett
Or for under two benjamins you could do this and...

Or for under two benjamins you could do this and be able to take it with you. Can also control the music from my wrist watch.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   12-03-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By padgett
For the EPA estimate, see http://fueleconomy.gov/...

For the EPA estimate, see http://fueleconomy.gov/ . For real world, it depends on how you drive, how fast you drive, and what kind of roads you drive on. Highway MPG will peak around 55-60mph and...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-29-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By padgett
The outlet inside the cubby below the a/c...

The outlet inside the cubby below the a/c controls is switched. The one in the glove box is on all of the time.

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One of these is a turbo diesel.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-27-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,835
Posted By padgett
And the downside is that since CJF does not trust...

And the downside is that since CJF does not trust owners with shop manuals, there is no choice but the dealers who vary from competent to in. Over Christmas break I plan to try to do something about...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-26-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By padgett
Wonder what the relative population is hemi vs...

Wonder what the relative population is hemi vs V6. Also if the 2% had cylinder head problems.

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One of these is a turbo diesel.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-26-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By padgett
Without knowing what code you are getting (Pxxxx)...

Without knowing what code you are getting (Pxxxx) this is just guesswork. Is the code on your invoice ?

IF P04xx the gas cap is likely, P03xx is a diffeent but common problem.
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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-26-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,945
Posted By padgett
With a Laredo it is easiest to just unbolt the...

With a Laredo it is easiest to just unbolt the seat (4-15mm) & rock it forward. With elecric passenger seat, run all the way forward and up and you should have clearence. Either way, remove from the...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-25-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,925
Posted By padgett
Be interesting to see the 2011 and 2012...

Be interesting to see the 2011 and 2012 production figures assuming CJF will release them.

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One of these is a turbo diesel.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-24-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,925
Posted By padgett
It is more a preference thing than anything else...

It is more a preference thing than anything else though there is a certain amount of culture clash.

I have a V8 in a much lighter car and that is a good place it, everything else other than the...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-22-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,861
Posted By padgett
Is not so much the towing , it is setting the...

Is not so much the towing , it is setting the cruise on 70 and expecting it to stay there. To do that you will need to pay more for a bigger engine or that and a larger vehicle plus 6-8 mpg. It is...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-22-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By padgett
Glad to hear they have one, watching the EGT is...

Glad to hear they have one, watching the EGT is critical to the life of a TD. Sorry I cannot help. Does it display on the EVIC ?

That said, the module probably comes from a supplier, who makes the...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-21-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By padgett
There are a number of possible issues but without...

There are a number of possible issues but without the trouble codes are just guessing. However, they have not changed the driver's side cylinder head yet ? They really changed the crank for stalling...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-21-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,049
Posted By padgett
That almost sounds like the engine was dropped or...

That almost sounds like the engine was dropped or something hit it before installation and bent the pulleys. Either that or the dealer was instructed to replace everything.

If it were me, I'd...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-18-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By padgett
Push once for ACC and twice for RUN but keep foot...

Push once for ACC and twice for RUN but keep foot away from brake of the engine will start.

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One of these is a turbo diesel.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-17-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,049
Posted By padgett
Agree, crank pulley is bolted (or may have a...

Agree, crank pulley is bolted (or may have a wodruff key, am not allowed a service manual) to the crank so are getting mushroom management.

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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-17-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,174
Posted By padgett
Jeep is designed to be hub centric. You may run...

Jeep is designed to be hub centric. You may run into balance problems if go lug centric. Or may not. If you do get hub rings then get metal ones, the plastic ones are "use once".
...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,049
Posted By padgett
I have found alignment issues with serpentine...

I have found alignment issues with serpentine belts with just a straightedge, it must be pretty good to shred two belts, might even be able to see the misalignment. If the tensioner seized you should...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-14-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,501
Posted By padgett
Now that cool weather is back I wonder if the...

Now that cool weather is back I wonder if the rate is down. CJF has been quiet since mid-August so suspect some rug sweeping is going on. Key indicator is multiple digiit misfires in #2 and/or #4...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-14-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By padgett
Appears to be an aluminum head/iron block DOHC V6...

Appears to be an aluminum head/iron block DOHC V6 - think an undersquare diesel Pentastar with 86mm bore/93 mm stroke so designed for torque. I expect it will be about 100 lbs more than a Pentastar...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-14-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,501
Posted By padgett
Getting a significant amount of misfires ? (is...

Getting a significant amount of misfires ? (is part of the OBD-II test report). My need to find someone with a scan tool that knows how to check.

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