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Unread 05-10-2007, 11:00 AM   #1
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Bad camshaft in some 04 TJs

Not sure if this has been covered, but several 04 model TJs with the 4.0 had a bad camshaft that has been replaced under warranty.

I took my Jeep in to get the blower resister replaced under warranty, and asked about that specific issue, although I'm experiencing no engine problems at this time. Apparently, DCX was able to identify the Jeeps affected by the bum shafts and if you own one, you should receive a recall notice.

Mine was not on the list.

If you own an '04, and haven't already done this, visit jeep.com and enter your VIN to check for recalls. It's something that should be done regularly, anyway, especially if you are not the original owner.

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Unread 05-10-2007, 11:48 AM   #2
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If you own an '04, and haven't already done this, visit jeep.com and enter your VIN to check for recalls. It's something that should be done regularly, anyway, especially if you are not the original owner.
Thanks for mentioning this, I'm not the original owner of my 04 so I checked.
I was lucky and mine showed no recalls.
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Unread 05-10-2007, 12:01 PM   #3
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ditto for me - i'm good to go.
thanks!
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Unread 05-10-2007, 09:11 PM   #4
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that's kinda funny just checked my vin, no recalls ,
i own an 04 tj and here i am replacing my camshaft and lifters, cuz #2 exhaust side lobe wore off to nothing. with 120,000 kilometers on it. just bad luck i guess
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Unread 01-22-2012, 12:34 PM   #5
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Oh well

I have an 04 LJ, replacing the cam. I got it all tore down just to find out i received the wrong CAM. where did you get the replacement?
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