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protect1989 09-07-2012 02:00 PM

15,000 mile service scam?
 
I just took my 2011 GC Laredo for its 15,000 mile oil change. When I talked to the service lady she told me that it was time for them to replace the filter, transmission fluids, and some other things. All in all $440 dollars.

I told her thanks but no thanks. Just the oil change.

My question is, are all the 15,000 mile procedures they want to do necessary? My vehicle is a LEASE. I only have it for two more years. If I don't do it is it going to cause me problems or should I be able to get away with it?

suprand 09-07-2012 02:25 PM

Re: 15,000 mile service scam?
 
You did the right thing

robpp 09-07-2012 02:26 PM

Re: 15,000 mile service scam?
 
go to wk2jeeps.com and read what is required. be sure to tkae care of those items and you will be fine.

if pressed, she would telly ou they are 'recommended' but not necessary/

kkreit01 09-07-2012 02:49 PM

Re: 15,000 mile service scam?
 
Yep -- big scam. It won't do any harm (except to your wallet), but you only need to follow the manual. You'll want to check both air filters (cabin + engine), but you can easily DIY.

protect1989 09-14-2012 05:10 PM

Re: 15,000 mile service scam?
 
Thanks everyone. I really appreciate. It sounded sketchy when she explained it. My fault for not going to my normal jeep dealership. Wont be making that mistake again.


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