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Unread 07-26-2007, 10:34 AM   #1
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Life time powertrain warranty - Merged

Chrysler will announce today a new Life time powertrain on all Gas vehicles sold in the US.

Great news for wrangler owners!


What we know:
Excludes Diesels
NON transferable
Must have dealer inspection every 5 years and you get a 6 week window to keep the warranty

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Unread 07-26-2007, 11:34 AM   #2
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I just purchased my JK Unlimited, last week! Can this warranty be post-dated? I mean come on...it's only been like 8 days!
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Unread 07-26-2007, 12:46 PM   #3
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I just purchased my JK Unlimited, last week! Can this warranty be post-dated? I mean come on...it's only been like 8 days!
Contact your dealer, in most cases yes it can!
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Unread 07-26-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
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press release!

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Chrysler Introduces New 'Best-in-Industry' Lifetime Powertrain Warranty
on Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge Vehicles


* The New Chrysler Lifetime Powertrain Warranty – the first from an OEM and the longest in the industry – is a statement of confidence in the reliability of Chrysler products
* Warranty covers the cost of all parts and labor needed to repair covered powertrain components – engine, transmission and drive system
* Provides worry-free ownership for new Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge owners


Auburn Hills, Mich., Jul 26, 2007 - Chrysler today announced that the Company would extend its powertrain warranty from the 3-year/36,000-mile Basic Limited Warranty to a new Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. The new Chrysler Lifetime Powertrain Warranty applies to most new Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge vehicles purchased from dealer inventory and delivered on or after July 26, 2007.

The Lifetime Powertrain Warranty covers the cost of all parts and labor needed to repair covered powertrain components – engine, transmission and drive system. The new powertrain warranty is limited to the first registered owner or retail lessee. Customers should contact dealers for details on vehicle selection.

"This new Chrysler Lifetime Powertrain Warranty is a statement of confidence to our customers to the reliability of their powertrain. It's peace-of-mind reassurance for as long as they own the vehicle," said Steven Landry, Executive Vice President – North America, Sales and Marketing, Service and Parts, Chrysler Group.

To continue warranty coverage, the owner must have a powertrain inspection performed by an authorized Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealer once every 5 years. This inspection will be performed at no charge. The inspection must be made within 60 days of each 5-year anniversary of the warranty start date of the vehicle.

Landry added, "The new Chrysler Lifetime Powertrain Warranty underscores our focus on quality and customer satisfaction. It demonstrates our commitment to customers and the confidence we have in our ability to produce quality, reliable and durable vehicles. That's why we put 'lifetime' on it."
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Unread 07-26-2007, 01:23 PM   #5
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How long is the bumper to bumper warranty if you purchase a vehicle with this warranty? I mean covering small stuff like pumps, electrical stuff, etc.
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Unread 07-26-2007, 01:42 PM   #6
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BREAKING NEWS - Lifetime Powertrain Warranty

This is great news! Other then the fact i bought my Pat 3 weeks ago and it's not covered according to the article.

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/07/26/b...rain-warranty/
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Unread 07-26-2007, 01:56 PM   #7
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Already posted on the home page - Jeep/DC News

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f147/

Mines a year old in 2 days. I think I missed the cut off date
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Unread 07-26-2007, 02:29 PM   #8
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How long is the bumper to bumper warranty if you purchase a vehicle with this warranty? I mean covering small stuff like pumps, electrical stuff, etc.
3/36 BUT there is a wrap warranty avail...Which means that a consumer will get a extended for less since the factory is now lifetime!!!

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Unread 07-26-2007, 02:35 PM   #9
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I just called my dealer and they said sorry "It is only for July 26, 2007 and on." Weak! I bought mine last Thursday.

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Unread 07-26-2007, 03:14 PM   #10
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my .02, but if there were confident with their products they should gradfather in all 07 vehicles. that would be a true display of confidence.
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Unread 07-26-2007, 03:29 PM   #11
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True, but I doubt it. Bean counters and all ya know.
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Unread 07-26-2007, 03:38 PM   #12
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I just read that on autoblog....I almost freaked lol
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Unread 07-26-2007, 05:01 PM   #13
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very true... but still, wouldnt it be a great gesture to everyone that bought a jeep in the last year. would be a good way for them to say thank u!
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Unread 07-26-2007, 05:13 PM   #14
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It would be a great gesture, but I'm also wondering if they will void any engine or powertrain things for simple stuff like an air intake or cat back to get out of it. (VW does it often it seems.)
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Unread 07-26-2007, 05:43 PM   #15
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That lifetime warranty sounds interesting, I read it earlier on autoblog and it got me excited for some reason haha
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