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#455 of 488 Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tires Stink & Sunroof Problem [gstephen1978]
Nov 12, 2011 (8:38 am)
My FOB key also went down and they replaced the keys and a module under warranty.
The sad part about the tire issue and this is true with the majority of the car manufactures is the tires are really not a concern of there's. As far they are concerned if they meet the government regulations, that is fine, if you want better tires, then go aftermarket. When I had my Nissan 4x4 in the past, the first purchase was at least 1k in tires. My grip, as I stated so often within this forum, since I have the Adventure Package I should have had the better tires.
Who ever rides in the JGC with me can not believe the ride. So far, I had two problems, one I created with an aftermaket product, which has since been corrected and the keys. Now after 10 months of owning it, I am glad I dumped the Pathfinder.
Best for now.
#456 of 488 Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tires Stink & Sunroof Problem [kyfdx]
Nov 12, 2011 (9:37 am)
Hi, Thanks for all the replies.
Yes, we stopped yesterday at Kost Tires to get a price on better tires. It's a shame though that you spend so much money for a suv and then have to dish out another 800 bucks on tires. I also called the dealership again and complained and they said they never have problems getting around (in town). Same ole, blah, blah. We live in very steep hill country with not much road care. I am looking into trading it in - on another jeep...haha. One with the Quadra ll and more gadgets to play with, and of corse more stuff to go wrong. But overall, I love the JGC.
#457 of 488 Re: VIBRATION [gstephen1978]
Nov 13, 2011 (7:33 am)
Thanks for the info, I will let you know how it goes.
#458 of 488 Re: VIBRATION [gstephen1978]
Nov 21, 2011 (9:10 am)
It looks like the motor mounts are ok. They cannot figure out why it vibrates. I hate to think the tranny is going already. I thought the old 5 speed would be the most reliable part of the redesigned JCC. I will have to wait for them to figure it out.
#459 of 488 2011 GJC Hesitation after RRT updates?
Dec 03, 2011 (3:04 am)
After having the RRT update and turning hill assit off, my GJC is slightly better but still performs poorly! If I shift manually, it's ok. Has anyone else continued to have the same problem and had any fixes or know of updates? Very weak acceleration.
#460 of 488 Re: 2011 GJC Hesitation after RRT updates? [virginianjeep]
Dec 03, 2011 (7:05 am)
No. I still have the same problem. If I put it in Sport mode it's better, but here in MN you can't use sport mode for 4-5 months out of the year. You need that auto mode/traction. I love just about everything else about the JGC, but the tranny "thing" would probably prevent me from buying again...unless they fix it. Hopefully the Jeep boys are reading this.
#461 of 488 SEAT BACK PROBLEM
Dec 07, 2011 (12:11 pm)
I've posted here before concerning off-road tires on a 2011 Overland with Adventure II pkg.
This is a new problem concerning the backs of the front seats. I have a bit over 20M miles on the Jeep and have virtually no complaint after a ong trip out to the Utah Canyonlands area. The problem I'm having is that the plastic backs on the front seats are pulling away from the leather seats. I have a gap of about .5 inch in the middle of the top of the backs and can see right into the seats themselvs.. I already had the dealer replace them once and now the replacement backs are worse than the originals. The dealer had told me that there were a few problems like mine where they had to replace the seat back. I don't know the resolution of those cases though. Not sure what can be done here because there are no clips or such to hold the seat back to the seat itself at the top. It seems like it should be a compression fit but the plastic expanded or had some sort of memory to it.
Just wondering if anyone else has had this experience and if it was resolved.
#462 of 488 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Dec 28, 2011 (2:06 pm)
Does anyone know where the turn signal flasher is located on the 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo?
Mar 27, 2012 (3:32 am)
Hello all i just purchased a 2012 jgc loredo x and i have been reading this forum for awhile now trying to see if the issues that the 2011 jgc had been having are resolved in the 2012 models. Also does anyone know if they started giving the true on/off road tires instead of the touring tires with the advt pckg 2? As well as the sluggish acceleration issue? any help would be much appreciated.
#464 of 488 Grand Cherokee
Apr 20, 2012 (9:28 am)
I really like the look of the new Grand Cherokee Ltd, but am concerned about reliability - never owned a jgc before. Anyone in the UAE having problems with the 2012 V8 model?