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Unread 05-11-2013, 05:44 PM   #1
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2012 GJC smoking on startup

Our 2012 Grand Cherokee Laredo is smoking on startup. This has happens twice that I have noticed when wife is backing out of garage. Smoke cloud is blue tint which says oil to me. Only 4k miles on the V6. Only 2 oil changes, last one 1k miles ago. Any thoughts? Will warranty cover?

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Unread 05-11-2013, 09:31 PM   #2
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Search "Blue Smoke at Startup?"on this forum, or go to ********** and search "Major smoke out of exhaust" thread with 225 posts.
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Unread 05-11-2013, 09:32 PM   #3
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Search "Blue Smoke at Startup?"on this forum, or go to ********** and search "Major smoke out of exhaust" thread with 225 posts.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:26 AM   #4
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Most of those posts were V8s and there is a fix for that... or did I miss the V6 part.

Check that the oil level is not overfilled... and I would report it to the dealer.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 08:12 AM   #5
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I read the other thread and it seemed those were V8s, mine is the V6. Taking it to the dealer next week but I wanted to have the upper hand on possible causes as I figure the dealer will just do nothing.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 01:53 PM   #6
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Sorry, missed the V6 part. Hope it gets resolved.
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