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Zetzsche248 05-31-2012 03:16 PM

Wj help????
 
So my Best Friend wants a WJ...He found a 2002 Jeep Laredo 4.7 V8 with 185,000 miles on it..It start up right away no lights are on,no knock or overheating..If he takes care of it how long will the engine last???It a Very Clean Jeep...All work orders from past owners and carfax is clean!!!!

Antonio186 05-31-2012 07:12 PM

Re: Wj help????
 
it depends, i would make sure to do a good internal cleaning of the motor get rid of any sludge buildup you might find and change oil frequently, replace the PCV valve after doing the internal cleaning of the motor. keep an eye on the oil pressure gauge. if it does a sudden drop in pressure shut it off cause the oil pumps are known for going on these. keep all the maintenance up from there and it should last a long time.

fibs 05-31-2012 09:41 PM

Re: Wj help????
 
2 days

JeepNut 06-01-2012 03:55 AM

Re: Wj help????
 
Go a lot of miles on it, really depends how it's been driven in it life sure it hasn't had any engine work already? Head Gaskets, stem seals?

hoffmanestates 06-05-2012 09:22 PM

I just dished out 1g in parts and machine work for my 4.7 as #8 was burning coolant

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