Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 - > 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 07-12-2014, 07:10 PM
bauerdan's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Kitchener Ontario Can
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 483
bauerdan is on a distinguished road
Oil consumption ?

Is anyone adding oil between oil changes ?, and how often ?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Kerrville, TX
Posts: 342
Thanks: 16
Thanked 55 Times in 44 Posts
Rep Power: 1018
philbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Oil consumption ?

None so far. 6560 on first oil change and it was still at the FULL line !
__________________

__________________
Phil C.
2014 GC Overland 4x4, 3.0CRD, ATG, ORAII ("Smiffy")
2015 Lance 1685 Travel Trailer "#4"
2011 Kia Optima EX-L ("MC"
2003 BMW R1150RT "Darth"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-19-2014, 09:37 PM
WK2OverlandII's Avatar
Quadra-Drive
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Clinton, Co. PA
Posts: 345
Thanks: 63
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 2071
WK2OverlandII is on a distinguished road
Re: Oil consumption ?

I've had two oil changes since purchase and didn't add any oil between changes. It used a little before the first one but it was still in the cross-hatched area (in the safe zone). I have a little over 13K on the clock now with no issues. It seemed like it wasn't until after the second oil change (around 12K) until it is finally broke-in and I'm getting around 31 MPG on the highway just running the speed limit.
__________________
2014 JGC Limited - Granite/Black - 3.0L ECODiesel - LUX II - NAV - Off Road II- Block Heater.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-20-2014, 01:28 AM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 116
Thanks: 1
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 914
LaNcE10 is on a distinguished road
Re: Oil consumption ?

25000k's here. not a drop off oil have been used..
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 330
Thanks: 14
Thanked 42 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 1658
amr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond reputeamr40509 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Oil consumption ?

I've noticed mine needs a few min after being shut off to give a full reading. If I check it immediately it's low.




Sent from my iPhone using JeepGarage
__________________
---
2014 Granite / Frost Beige - Limited - Lux II - Off Road II - Block Heater - CRD - 275/65/18 Michelin LTX A/T2 Tires
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-20-2014, 08:53 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Kerrville, TX
Posts: 342
Thanks: 16
Thanked 55 Times in 44 Posts
Rep Power: 1018
philbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond reputephilbytx has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Oil consumption ?

Best to check when it's cold after an overnight rest in the garage !

Remove dipstick, clean it and then replace it in the engine and remove once again. THAT second time will be your true oil level .

After recent 2500 mile trip and an oil change at 6560, still at full. ZERO oil useage at 9000 miles.
__________________
Phil C.
2014 GC Overland 4x4, 3.0CRD, ATG, ORAII ("Smiffy")
2015 Lance 1685 Travel Trailer "#4"
2011 Kia Optima EX-L ("MC"
2003 BMW R1150RT "Darth"
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Zhe Wiz's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.0L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Central NY - Ithaca
Posts: 611
Thanks: 149
Thanked 105 Times in 73 Posts
Rep Power: 16159
Zhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond reputeZhe Wiz has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Oil consumption ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by philbytx View Post
Best to check when it's cold after an overnight rest in the garage !

Remove dipstick, clean it and then replace it in the engine and remove once again. THAT second time will be your true oil level .

After recent 2500 mile trip and an oil change at 6560, still at full. ZERO oil useage at 9000 miles.
I think to get an accurate reading all you have to do is pop the dipstick a bit to release the seal and equalize the pressure, seat it all the way again, THEN pull it out and check level. As philbytx says, best time to do it is with a cold engine.

Mine hasn't used any oil...2800 miles and counting, it's still a baby.
__________________

__________________
Zhe Wiz

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oil Consumption jeep2011 Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 28 07-17-2013 08:44 AM
Engine Oil Consumption bmrisko Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 8 06-28-2012 09:08 PM
Oil consumption Frango100 Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 1 10-08-2011 04:41 PM
Oil consumption Frango100 Troubleshooting/Problems 39 09-02-2011 04:50 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.