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post #31 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 05:44 AM
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It's mostly suburban driving and has varied very little. Go Pens...lol

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post #32 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
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Try a different dealer. They replaced mine outside of the warranty, and I think they said it would've cost between $800-$900 if I had to pay.
What did you say to get them to do that? I am the second owner and it has 46,xxx miles.

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post #33 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 09:59 AM
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What did you say to get them to do that? I am the second owner and it has 46,xxx miles.
once again, try calling the corporate and emphasize on the spill being a hazard.
or buy an extended warranty like i did

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post #34 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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once again, try calling the corporate and emphasize on the spill being a hazard.
or buy an extended warranty like i did
I had the option to but the last time I bought an extended warranty it was pointless because my jeep was lifted and modded. Do you pay a deductible to have warranty work done on it?

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post #35 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 11:57 AM
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yeah, $100 per issue
certain mods are allowed, check with the dealer if your mods void the warranty. i know for our rubicon they said its ok to lift it, to regear it and to put bigger tires.

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post #36 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 12:36 PM
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Reason for the better idle,not the plugs.
The spark plugs DOES play a role in smooth idle.

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post #37 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 03:13 PM
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The spark plugs DOES play a role in smooth idle.
Yes and so does carbon buildup in the intake system.But any new plug will make a difference when replacing old plugs,just those +2/+4 junk plugs cause issues down the road in these engines.

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post #38 of 52 Old 03-22-2011, 03:50 PM
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,just those +2/+4 junk plugs cause issues down the road in these engines.
What issues? Compression failure? Combustion chamber fouling? poor effieciency???

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post #39 of 52 Old 03-24-2011, 09:57 AM
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I has been over a week and 2 fill ups since I installed the Bosch Platinum spark plugs, and my gas mileage stayed about the same but my idle is phenomonal! Love when I have to look at the dash to make sure the engine is on.
In all fairness, I cleaned my throttle body before I installed the Bosch's...... I also cleaned it before I installed the NGK's and never got that smooth idle. go figure!

All types of ignition system have a common goal .... to provide a spark for combustion. How efficient it is doen depends on the spark plug.

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post #40 of 52 Old 03-24-2011, 05:06 PM
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What did you say to get them to do that? I am the second owner and it has 46,xxx miles.
I was at 39,500, and I just told them what it was doing at every fill up, and asked if they had seen any that had done that before. They said they had and they would see what they could do.
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post #41 of 52 Old 03-24-2011, 10:13 PM
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yeah, $100 per issue
certain mods are allowed, check with the dealer if your mods void the warranty. i know for our rubicon they said its ok to lift it, to regear it and to put bigger tires.
Would you call the service department to see if you mods are valid?

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post #42 of 52 Old 03-26-2011, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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I was at 39,500, and I just told them what it was doing at every fill up, and asked if they had seen any that had done that before. They said they had and they would see what they could do.
called friday they told me the same I have video and receipts for proof, going in monday

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post #43 of 52 Old 03-27-2011, 02:51 PM
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Just checked my MPG.... got 17.6 Only has 2600 miles on it and did 50 % city and 50% highway.
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post #44 of 52 Old 03-30-2011, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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Jeep is making me pay 200 bucks for 657 dollar repair for the gas gushing issue. If anyone else has the issue just take plenty of videos of it happening keep your receipts and be nice to the chrysler rep on the other end of the line I was trying for full coverage but something is better then nothing.

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post #45 of 52 Old 04-01-2011, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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got my jeep back today and filled it no burping I wonder how long this will be before it starts doing it again.

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