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NEW MEMBER REQUIRED READING!!! Important New Member information & Forum requirements.

Hello new members. Please allow me to welcome you to jeepcommander.com; We want you to enjoy your time here, share your experiences and hopefully learn more about your Jeep Commander by reading the valuable information that is provided and shared here among our members;

Now, that being said, first & foremost we need to ensure you, as new members, take the following steps to adhere to the forum rules & guidelines that have been put in place;

First & foremost; You're expected to acknowledge & respond to all communications that are sent to you, by a Forum Moderator or Forum Administrator in a timely manner; This includes PM's (Private Messages) Visitor messages on your profile page & e-mails. This also applies to posts in any thread, from a Moderator or Administrator, that are specifically addressed to you. Failure to do so will adversely affect your forum membership, which includes the possibility of being banned from the forum for violation of forum rules.

Each member is allowed one user profile and one user profile only; Any member caught creating multiple user profiles will immediately be permanently banned from the forum for Violation of forum rules.

If you are a new member and registering to create your user profile - YOU SHOULD LOG-IN FROM A DESKTOP OR LAPTOP COMPUTER. There are New Member Profile Questions that must be answered with profile fields that must be filled out; They are easily accessed & viewed if you are logged in from a desktop or laptop computer - IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO VIEW ALL OF THE PROFILE QUESTIONS / FIELDS IF YOU ARE LOGGED IN ON A SMART PHONE USING THE MOBILE VIEW APP.

These Profile Questions / Fields are a mandatory requirement and must be answered & filled in completely by ALL FORUM MEMBERS .

If you post your 1st post/New Member Introduction thread without completing your user profile as directed here - your thread will be deleted and you will be issued a forum warning, or a forum infraction, depending on if it's a repeat offense or not. Failure to complete your user profile as directed, will result in progressive discipline, up to & including, potentially, being banned from the forum for violation of forum rules. The length of the ban will be determined by the Forum Moderators, based on the circumstances, as well as the member's response - or lack thereof.

To answer your profile questions and complete your profile fields, Click on your username and select the "View Public Profile" tab and click on "About Me" and you will see the questions that need to be answered to update your user profile information.

Once again, completing your user profile is mandatory - Failure to comply will result in progressive disciplinary action, up to & including the possibility of being banned from the forum, for violation of forum rules.

If you don't own a Commander just answer "No" to the "Own a Commander?" question and you don't need to answer any more of the Commander specific questions. If you do own a Commander, obviously, you'll answer "Yes" and then answer the rest of the questions pertaining to your Commander.

When your user profile questions are properly completed, your Commander's information will be displayed beneath your username/avatar like this;

Own a Commander?: Yes
Model year: 2008
Trim Package: Sport
Power-Train: 4.7L V-8
2WD or 4WD: 4WD
If 4WD - system: QT-II
Current Mileage: 86,500

Once your profile has been completed, our community would certainly like to get to know you better, so, please take the time to post an introduction thread in the new member section.

This is our normal new member protocol and a long time tradition, here in our Jeep Commander.com community.

PLEASE: Do not post your introduction in another persons thread; your introduction should be your own "New Member" thread that you've created.

Please tell us your name (first name - or even a nick-name is fine) & where you're from; Then you can follow up with other information like the year, trim package, color, power-train, and 4WD system of the Commander you own - or the Commander you are looking for. You may also add whatever other relevant background information you would like to share.

UNTIL YOU REACH 5 POSTS - You will only be able to post in the New Member Section - but you can read any thread or post, in any sub-forum.

Once you hit 5 posts, your full user privileges will automatically kick-in and you will be able to post in the entire forum - including all of the sub-forums and you will also be able to post photos, URLs & hyperlinks.

When posting or uploading images - please don't upload or post anything larger than 1024 x 768 pixels because it bogs down the site and the image will take forever to load/open.

Since Photobucket started charging $400.00 a year for 3rd party image hosting a couple of years back, a lot of members have been asking for an alternative FREE 3rd party image hosting website - so here is a pretty good one:

https://imgur.com/

Our community is a wealth of information and we are always happy to help people in their quest to learn about the Commander they have just bought - or the Commander they are looking for.

For Anybody who is Looking to buy a Commander;

You can check to see if all of the factory recalls & campaigns have been completed for the Commander you're looking at (or for the Commander you have already bought) by clicking on the hyperlink below & plugging in the VIN; If you are still looking and have not bought your Commander yet, I strongly recommend you do this BEFORE you buy it;

https://www.mopar.com/en-us/my-vehicle/recalls/search.html

To get the factory build sheet for the Commander you are looking at, or for the Commander you've already bought, enter your VIN here:

https://fcacommunity.force.com/RAM/s/equipment-listing

Secondary link: https://jeep.custhelp.com/app/jeep/eqlisting_detail/

The factory build sheet will list all of the factory options & optional preferred equipment packages that your vehicle had installed from the factory when it was built.

The difference between a safety recall and a campaign is this; a safety recall pertains to a vehicle problem that is a safety concern; a campaign is a vehicle problem that is not a safety concern, but, pertains to customer satisfaction.

Additionally if you bought a Commander, and it didn't come with an owner's manual, you can download a .PDF owner's manual to save and/or print, from the website link below; Just click on "Jeep" then select the "Year" and "Model" of your Commander and click on "Select Vehicle"

Next, click on the "Owner's Manual" tab under "QUICK LINKS" then click on the "DOWNLOAD THE MANUAL (PDF)" button.

https://www.mopar.com/jeep/en-us/my-garage/select-vehicle.html

This forum is also a great place for general jeep knowledge, since many of our members have owned (or still own) other makes and models of Jeeps as well, so, ALL Jeep owners are welcome here.

I'd like to wish you a very warm welcome to JeepCommander.com and we hope you enjoy the forum.
 

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Hi, new here.

What is the designated number of posts I have to have in order to post the actual question to a problem I have! Sure seems like a waste of time if someone needs a quick reply to a problem many here know the answers to.

Curious

Russ
 

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Not sure if this is number 5 yet and hopefully the content is not important as to getting to that predetermined number.

thanks

Russ
 

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Not sure if this is number 5 yet and hopefully the content is not important as to getting to that predetermined number.

thanks

Russ
Russ:

You are at 6 posts already so, PLEASE STOP with the random posts;

Did you actually read the first post in this thread before you started asking questions?
 

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Stupid question alert🚨

I think I have done all the required newb stuff but I still get the alert up top asking me to enter vehicle info so that people can answer questions more efficiently or whatever ...I click on the link it gives but it just takes me to my profile, which I thought I had already filled out properly... Any ideas?

Thanks
 
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