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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

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Is there any information on what the problem is with the cylinder heads and what is different about the replacement ones? Guess I'm wondering if the repair will fix the issues for good.

Early 2011 build with over 26K, so far not seeing any problems like this, fingers crossed. Planning to get an extended warranty but I'm guessing that this issue is being covered under the powertrain warranty.
I have a 2011 gc 3.6 with about 20,000 miles on the clock, so far so good. i bought it in july of 2010 as soon as they hit the dealers.
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:14 AM
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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

You can download the warranties at www.jeep.com/crossbrand/warranty/?brand=J
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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

I have a 2011 gc with a build date of 6/2010. Has anyone heard of an early build gc having this head problem? Most forums i've read have been late 2011 builds or 2012 models.
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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

Just talked with a Tech on a test drive this morning...he's worked on a number of these head replacements and was surprised to see my GC with over 33K miles without the issue. For them it's to the point where if they see the CEL and it's a misfire they just order the replacement parts and fix the problem.

FWIW with the exception of the head issue he said he usually doesn't see too many problems with the GC, just does a lot of maintenance work.
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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

21K miles, CEL intermittent this week.

Head replacement repair in process. Dealer has the part in stock, needs 10 hrs to replace, but Jeep not back before Thursday.
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Re: 11 Grand Cherokee Needs Head Replacement?

I have a grand cheerki 2012 3.6L I face the same problem in KSA which is misfire in cyl 6 and l went to the dealer and it took two month too fix this big problem now my car is in a good condition
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