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So I did a delete and tune and had the DPF and Cat removed after being stuck on the side of the road and visiting the dealer a few times. I just got tired of the headache. Now it runs like a scalded dog and gets 30mpg all day long. I LOVE IT. However with the new emissions warranty and update what is everyones opinion on reinstalling the factory cat and DPF and getting the update. Personally I don't want to ever have to deal with the DEF or DPF, but there are some downsides to it such as it will be harder to sell.
 

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I would not recommend the AEM install to ANYONE! Its a crime what FCA came up with to "fix" this issue. I'll be getting a tune from Green Diesel Engineering as soon as I have time to deal with it. Next few weeks hopefully. I repeat...DO NOT INSTALL THE AEM, IT"S HORRIBLE!!!!!
 

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I did the update, and as soon as I get the check, I am pulling the oem pcm, and installing an green diesel pcm on fca dime
 

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I am looking at a 14 grand Cherokee. Also want to do the delete through GDE. What is the cost to do everything? I've left a message with them, but no response yet.
 

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Don't do the update!! I have experienced a reduction in gas mileage, sluggish and it has regen'ed twice since June when I had it done. What is worst, is my guess is they are pumping more exhaust gas through the after treatment which will damage that engine in the long run. Unless you need the cash, leave it alone. I stopped by the dealer today and the service manager was great and admitted the update is not good for the vehicle.
 

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I did the update, and as soon as I get the check, I am pulling the oem pcm, and installing an green diesel pcm on fca dime
Me too, twice after a 500 mile trip at an average of 60+MPH, I stopped for fuel and the regen message comes on. Seriously! Unless someone on this forum has had a bad experience with the GDE chip I'm putting one in. This is ridiculous that FCA agreed to this nonsense and then puts it out there as if it will make a difference.
 

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Hi, everyone. Can someone confirm that should I go forward with the AEM EcoDiesel Settlement flash and I don't like it (and sounds like I won't). I can then buy the Green Diesel Engineering Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel (WK2) Hot Tune which will completely replace the AEM (because I am replacing the ECM which holds the AEM programming), correct? Thanks, I'm new to this!
 

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Hi, everyone. Can someone confirm that should I go forward with the AEM EcoDiesel Settlement flash and I don't like it (and sounds like I won't). I can then buy the Green Diesel Engineering Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel (WK2) Hot Tune which will completely replace the AEM (because I am replacing the ECM which holds the AEM programming), correct? Thanks, I'm new to this!
By Gawd...I think you've got it! I would STRONGLY encourage you (or anyone else reading) to not install the AEM. If you do then yes, the GDE tune should take care of everything. It's on my list to do but I cannot seem to find the time to take care of it. Hoping to take care of it very soon.
 

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Anyone try Sofa King Tuned?

The reviews look very good and tuning occurs via your OBD2 port so you don’t have to remove anything from your Jeep to be manually flashed.
 

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My personal opinion- Another class action lawsuit is required! FCA lied to EcoDiesel owners as they stated that there would not be any reduction in performance or fuel mileage upon completion of the reflash. That statement simply is not true. My 2016 GC is experiencing an 11% reduction in fuel economy, lags in performance and acceleration (dangerous). The cash reimbursement was nothing more than a token effort and did not even reimburse us for the initial cost of the motor or take into consideration compensation for false eco-friendly advertising, lack of performance or value.
 

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So I did a delete and tune and had the DPF and Cat removed after being stuck on the side of the road and visiting the dealer a few times. I just got tired of the headache. Now it runs like a scalded dog and gets 30mpg all day long. I LOVE IT. However with the new emissions warranty and update what is everyones opinion on reinstalling the factory cat and DPF and getting the update. Personally I don't want to ever have to deal with the DEF or DPF, but there are some downsides to it such as it will be harder to sell.
Just keep all the original items and when it is time to sell, the new owner can choose to go back to factory or keep it as is. That is my plan.
 

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I don’t remember getting a check when we got our update done. Worst thing I ever did for the little diesel. It’s now in the shop for the second time in 3 weeks. Dpf showing 100% full, tried to regen but didn’t and told wife to service at dealer, electronic throttle warning came up and got a code for the swirl valve motor on bank 2. I’m not happy at all. Since I heard from GDE that they can’t tune anymore for my Jeep, I will seriously get the SFT tune depending on what I hear from them. So far that have fixed all my stuff under the recall warranty, but it’s only a matter of time till something craps out again.
 

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Me too, twice after a 500 mile trip at an average of 60+MPH, I stopped for fuel and the regen message comes on. Seriously! Unless someone on this forum has had a bad experience with the GDE chip I'm putting one in. This is ridiculous that FCA agreed to this nonsense and then puts it out there as if it will make a difference.
Fyi the GDE tune isn't a chip. It's nothing like those chip tunes that just trick the engine into increased air/fuel to the engine or whatever simple deceptive trick they use that hurts the engine in the not so distant future. As an owner of a High Altitude with the GDE Hot Tune as well as the Trans Tune (which I purchased for the sale price and both cash in person which is $100 off each tune.) I cant say enough about how unbelievable the tune makes the Jeep drive the way it should have from the factory. Also the difference in the hot tune mated with the trans tune is even more amazing than the first time I went from stock to the hot tune, which I did around 2500 miles. The trans tune imo is a MUST HAVE if your getting the other tune and really want to feel the potential the engine has without doing anything more like adding the bigger turbo which is probably my next move in 2020. I also have a resonator delete pipe and the AFE magnum force pro dry S air intake. Those two additions added the beautiful turbo whistle sound and spill off as well as better throttle response and shifting with the delete pipe. Attached is my rig and a new set of Continental terrain contact tires that I really enjoy and would recommend so far. I've only been on them for a little over 1,000 miles.
 

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So I did a delete and tune and had the DPF and Cat removed after being stuck on the side of the road and visiting the dealer a few times. I just got tired of the headache. Now it runs like a scalded dog and gets 30mpg all day long. I LOVE IT. However with the new emissions warranty and update what is everyones opinion on reinstalling the factory cat and DPF and getting the update. Personally I don't want to ever have to deal with the DEF or DPF, but there are some downsides to it such as it will be harder to sell.

$3075 back from factory pays for delete and tune, if they find out about previous mods they will not pay. my 14 wk2 has been in the shop 2 times since flash, it has been a pain. But warranty is to 140k.
 

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Mine still is in the shop. Having to replace the whole intake manifold. Then they will figure out what is going on with the electronic throttle control and why the dpf is 100% full and couldn’t do a regen.
 
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