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#5060 of 5134 Panoramic moon roof and soft roof top cargo carrier
Feb 06, 2012 (10:19 am)
I am not sure this is the best place to post, but worth a try
we have a 2012 jeep grand Cherokee with a panoramic moon roof. I never thought about this before buying, but we use a soft roof top cargo carrier attached to the cross-bars. Its not loaded with heavy stuff, just beach towels and duffel bags with clothes. I am not sure I am comfortable with it sitting on the back part of the moon roof. Dealership doesn’t think it will be a problem.
Does anyone have any thoughts or experience with this?
#5061 of 5134 Re: Panoramic moon roof and soft roof top cargo carrier [larrys8]
Feb 06, 2012 (10:55 am)
I would never own a car with a moonroof again. They all leak eventually. As far as the panoramic one, remember GM had these on the trailblazer and Envoy and they were a nightmare. I would be very careful how you attach your cargo carrier. If it shifts, the roof is toast. I question some people's car buying judgement. No offense but this may be a bad option in a year or two. Ever think resale value if they get a bad rap?
#5062 of 5134 Re: Panoramic moon roof and soft roof top cargo carrier [mikeyp53]
Feb 06, 2012 (2:32 pm)
I have the same jeep with the panaramic roof while I dont anticipate problems if I were to utilize the roof rack I would purchase the rails sold by jeep as an accessory. Better safe than sorry
#5063 of 5134 Re: Battery indicator drops when running Heat or Defrost [stevemarcellis]
Feb 07, 2012 (12:18 am)
check your serpentine belt..my-98 did some stupid things just like you describe-including the cold start problem..checked th alternator,was fine,as was th battery..got to looking at the belt-cause i got a "belt squeal" when wet-rain.. when i pulled the old belt off,the tentioner was nearly all the way out,and the new belt was tricky to get on by myself,but-i'm a big boy,and now the lights don't go bright and dim at idle.. for the $40 A GOOD BELT COST,I THIMK I FIXED IT.. GOOD LUCK!
--also,the guy who suggested the kerosene for your crankcase (5w30) i will NEVER put that carp in my engine!! see,i need my engine to last past the warranty.. it's currently sitting on 150k,and no rattles ...yet!!
#5064 of 5134 Re: Electrical Issues [mburger12]
Feb 07, 2012 (10:43 am)
Your gonna say the same thing I said when I read it: I already checked the fuse. But when I checked my number 8 fuse, the problem was fixed. For the first time in a year I can open the door and listen to the radio at the same time...
#12 of 19 Re: 95 Jeep Problem Electrical [ancobaca] by mark512
May 24, 2011 (6:11 am)
Replying to: ancobaca (Apr 03, 2009 8:48 am)
Check fuse #8! (I'm pretty sure it was #8--it was definitely a 15 amp fuse.)
I had a very similar problem with a 95 Grand Cherokee. It all started when turning off an overhead light. A relay near the passenger's feet was clicking rapidly when a door was open; radio worked intermittently; an aftermarket CD changer didn't work; info display in front of gear shift didn't work; interior lights blinked dimly, even when they should have been off; power door locks didn't work. The car drove fine, but the electrical system was going crazy. It turned out that this was all caused by one blown fuse.
#5065 of 5134 2012 Overland EVIC issue
Feb 15, 2012 (7:36 pm)
All of a sudden today, my EVIC is acting strange. Normally, when you hit the Select button (the arrow pointing to the right), you get taken to a list of options - settings, fuel economy, average speed, tire pressure, etc. Then you would select what option you wanted.
Now, when I hit that button it skips the list and takes me right to the Fuel economy screen. I can't get back to the list of options like to reset some of the driver settings. No matter what I do, I can't get back to the list. When I hit the back button, it goes back to the standard blank information screen.
It's really annoying. Someone suggested resetting the electronics cluster by doing something (there is a button in the battery case in the engine compartment?). But that seems excessive.
#5066 of 5134 Re: 2012 Overland EVIC issue [tywebb1973]
Feb 15, 2012 (9:40 pm)
Its a new car. Take it back to the dealer! Can you say warranty?
#5067 of 5134 2008 Limited Cherokee AUTO 3.7 Temperature Transmission
Feb 29, 2012 (9:11 pm)
I recently bought a really tidy 2008 Auto limited cherokee and absolutely love it. Im still getting used to many of it features and capabilities.
One small problem I live in australia and do quite alot of beach driving getting to surf spots and the other day my transmission high temp light lit up.. I read the manual and figured that it was becasue on the sand i wasnt getting enough purchase and the transmission was working hard to select the right gear. Im just wondering if it was becasue it was nearly 40 degree celsius (which equates to 110F) and because i was going pretty hard or do I need another cooler on the transmission. I resolved the problem by putting her into 1st and creeping home.
Thanks heaps guys and look forward to hearing back
Proud Jeep owner Josh
#5068 of 5134 Reply ~ Temperature Transmission by jeepjosh
Feb 29, 2012 (9:40 pm)
In soft sand try putting your Transfer Case into Low 4. Will take some load off your Transmission and Torque Converter. Should run cooler that way but slower (Lot lower gear). May also help to turn off the Overdrive, put it in Tow-Haul mode. If it has the Tow Package it should allready have a good heavy duty Tramsmission Cooler on it ? Best of Luck. "PEP" :>)