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post #46 of 52 Old 06-18-2014, 05:37 PM
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I was simply comparing my tranny issue with the diesel issue to illustrate a point. I know very well why the V6 tranny has more issues than the diesel/V8's version and wish I could get the ZF made unit for my car.
I agree, this is how failure trends are established to determine reliability. Just because 1 in 10 has a issue doesn't mean you will, just helps in making an informed decision.

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post #47 of 52 Old 12-19-2014, 08:22 PM
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Can you provide any facts to support your statement?
Here's the fact.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f309/...iable-2861801/
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post #48 of 52 Old 12-20-2014, 03:04 PM
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NOPE, not a fact - just an opinion. Follow the thread - inaccuracies at best. Just because its published by "consumer reports" does not make it factual in way.
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post #49 of 52 Old 12-20-2014, 08:28 PM
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NOPE, not a fact - just an opinion. Follow the thread - inaccuracies at best. Just because its published by "consumer reports" does not make it factual in way.
Ok what is "extreme difficulty with the eco-diesel engine"???

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The only advice I can offer you is patience. Judging from what I read on the other forums on the World Wide Web, Chrysler/Fiat is stepping up to the plate and helping out those owners that found or faced extreme difficulty with the eco-diesel engine. Patience has proved to be a blessing for more than a few. If you do a posting on the other Jeep forum site that is more particular to the WK2 models, you're better chanced at getting some sound advice.
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post #50 of 52 Old 12-21-2014, 12:21 AM
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Ok what is "extreme difficulty with the eco-diesel engine"???
It's an opinion - just like yours.
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post #51 of 52 Old 12-23-2014, 11:49 AM
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I have 37000km on our Eco. Just did a 850km trip and averaged 7.7L/100 going through the Rocky Mountains. No problems yet
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post #52 of 52 Old 12-23-2014, 02:56 PM
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I had a 2006 WK with the Hemi and traded it for a 2014.
I really wanted to like the Diesel. On paper it looked good but when I took a test drive it just wasn't for me. I was just too used to the snappy crisp response of the Hemi.

Point is try both, opinions on chat rooms on this subject matter are pretty worthless. Put your butt in a seat.

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