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Re: 2012 Jeep GC 3.6L notorious problem

Probably wont happen again. As i understand it the problem was a run of bad heads that are covered under warranty. I would think that most of them have been replaced by now since this was early in the production cycle of 2012s IIRC.
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Probably wont happen again. As i understand it the problem was a run of bad heads that are covered under warranty. I would think that most of them have been replaced by now since this was early in the production cycle of 2012s IIRC.

Did you have a date range of the builds with the bad batch of heads? Perhaps a range of VIN?

Mines at 34,000 km and I've still got 3.5yrs left of warranty. I do average 25, 000 km per year. My 2012 is a july build.

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Re: 2012 Jeep GC 3.6L notorious problem

No but usually in the 15-25k mile range. I suspect it was a machining misalignment of valve guides but have never seen a real answer or range of serial numbers.

Is part of the reason I bought a lifetime service contract since I may not get to even 15k this year.

Might mention that it is very nearly the perfect vehicle for my needs and I like it better now than when I bought it in Jan '12. Have decided to sell my Vixen RV and buy a trailer instead.
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Re: 2012 Jeep GC 3.6L notorious problem

Bringing up an old thread instead of starting a new one. My 2012 has a check engine light for cylinder 4 misfire. The jeep has about 60k on it. My question is if i make an appointment will the diagnosis be fully covered under the 5yr 100k warranty? I also got notice from jeep about my Jeep being affected by the cylinder head issue which they extended my warranty to 150k(I think) / 10 years. I just don't want to get into paying for them to tell me what the code is. I already know that from having it read at Autozone.
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Bringing up an old thread instead of starting a new one. My 2012 has a check engine light for cylinder 4 misfire. The jeep has about 60k on it. My question is if i make an appointment will the diagnosis be fully covered under the 5yr 100k warranty? I also got notice from jeep about my Jeep being affected by the cylinder head issue which they extended my warranty to 150k(I think) / 10 years. I just don't want to get into paying for them to tell me what the code is. I already know that from having it read at Autozone.

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How did you get 5yr warranty and only 100k?

I paid the CJD maxcare additional up to 200km, for +2yr on top of the standard 3yr.

There is a tsb recall for the cylinder head issue so I would assume we are covered for life?

Mines a 2012 v6 at 76000k, going strong to date.
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How did you get 5yr warranty and only 100k?

I paid the CJD maxcare additional up to 200km, for +2yr on top of the standard 3yr.

There is a tsb recall for the cylinder head issue so I would assume we are covered for life?

Mines a 2012 v6 at 76000k, going strong to date.
I didn't pay for any additional warranty. I was referring to the 5yr 100k Powertrain warranty. As far as the cylinder issue I got a letter stating the cylninder head warranty was extended by jeep to 10yr 150K..
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