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Old 12-01-2014, 05:56 PM
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Re: Jeep service costs

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What a load of crap.
ok not will but "could"

I not talking minor differences but if you went twelves months because the klms are low I am absolutely sure their would be questions asked if warranty was been requested. When they lodge a warranty claim the first question is normally around service schedule. But if u think it is crap that is fine do what u want but on a public forum I like give advice that is consistent with industry advice.

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Old 12-01-2014, 07:19 PM
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Re: Jeep service costs

I think you will find that the terms re warranty is set by Jeep Australua, not by Jeep USA. Personally, I would not be doing anything that could possibly jepordise the warranty, knowing how expensive these things are to repair. Each to their own though.


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Re: Jeep service costs

Well I'm due for the 10k service, ringing around for prices, I've found that most service centers are using castrol edge 5w30 for the diesels. Best price I've found so far is Mansfield at $451 and you can use a voucher:
http://www.mtgravattjeep.com.au/docu...vice-flyer.pdf

Not sure how much more that gives you off.

But Albion while more expensive said they would be applying some software updates, might be worth taking there to get that done.... they said about $500.

edit: oh and with diesel turbos, I'd definitely be changing the oil every 6months/10,000kms. Got to look after those turbos.
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Old 12-01-2014, 07:54 PM
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Re: Jeep service costs

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I think you will find that the terms re warranty is set by Jeep Australua, not by Jeep USA. Personally, I would not be doing anything that could possibly jepordise the warranty, knowing how expensive these things are to repair. Each to their own though.


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Totally concur..
After two letters to Jeep AU they could still not provide me with a documented schedule for the 3.6L that specifies 6month intervals.
So if they don't have one, I'll do the next best thing and maintain my vehicle to a published one from the OEM..

I'd rather maintain to a current published schedule from the OEM, than an out dated 2007 version book that does not list my vehicle.

The only reason to pull the KM or Date base servicing early is if the Oil life monitor advises of a service due.. Then happy to do it.
Seems silly to me to change the oil at 50% life..

The question is, what components are fitted to these vehicles at JNAP for export that require 6 monthly inspection.. If there are happy to do it..
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What a load of crap.
Agreed! Dealers can't abrogate their legal responsibility that easily although many will try to bluff the gullible motorist.
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Re: Jeep service costs

Something that has me a bit confused on servicing is the first service. It says 10,000kms or 6 months. But 6 months from when? After I had the 1000km check up they put a date 6 months from that date on the windscreen sticker. I would have thought it would have been 6 months from the delivery date. But maybe it is supposed to be 6 months from build date, if time elapsed is a problem for cars......
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Re: Jeep service costs

Given I didn't do the 1000km service (dealer didn't think it worthwhile) I'm going to assume my 10k service date is from pickup. I've got it booked in for next Monday when I should be a tad shy of the 10k and on the 6 months.


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Re: Jeep service costs

Thing is, the car is already 5 months old when I picked it up. so first service is really 11 months since built. If time passed is an issue, then it should be 6 months from build date.
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Re: Jeep service costs

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Re: Jeep service costs

Just remember not to look at your oil life monitor when working out when to service your Jeep. All the work and technology that when in to producing an algorithmic based automatic oil change indicator system fails when the ship delivering the vehicles crosses the International dateline.
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But Albion while more expensive said they would be applying some software updates, might be worth taking there to get that done.... they said about $500.
They wont/can't be doing anything that any other jeep dealer can't/should be doing.

Wasn't there some fairly negative feedback re Albion??
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They wont/can't be doing anything that any other jeep dealer can't/should be doing.

Wasn't there some fairly negative feedback re Albion??
There is fairly negative feedback about Jeeps in general. Albion is where I went for the forced regen. Didn't seem too bad.
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