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Unread 07-19-2012, 12:21 AM   #31
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just turned 16000 on mine,so far so good.

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Unread 07-19-2012, 05:38 AM   #32
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JK purchased beginning of May. a little over 5100 miles on it so far. No issues.
JKU purchased beginning of April. a little over 4300 miles on it so far. No issues.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 06:15 AM   #33
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Purchased Fall of last year, just over 7,000 miles and no issues. Did have the e-brake handle replaced but otherwise all good.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 07:13 AM   #34
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6K, no problems at all.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 07:55 AM   #35
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8k on mine so far.. no issues.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 10:17 AM   #36
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Just out of curiosity, exactly what part is failing? I gather it's in the head, but is it the valve, the cam, or the seat?
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Unread 07-19-2012, 11:55 AM   #37
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The most recent posts I've seen are saying it's a casting problem in one of the valve seats.

I just hit 13k miles yesterday (purchased March 4th), no problems.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 12:27 PM   #38
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For people who have owned jeeps before, this probably won't turn them against the brand. It is a shame about the first-time owners that will be soured by this experience and will never get to find out how great an experience Jeep can be.
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Unread 07-19-2012, 04:22 PM   #39
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For people who have owned jeeps before, this probably won't turn them against the brand. It is a shame about the first-time owners that will be soured by this experience and will never get to find out how great an experience Jeep can be.
I dont know? I traded my 2006 LJ for a 2012 JKUS because I had the dreaded OPDA problem with the 4.0L I6 and it cost me plenty to fix (Well I think it was fixed), (Replaced two computers, O2 sensors a few times, Cat Converter, OPDA modified, Cam and valves, finally rebuilt the whole motor with a 505 Performance 4.7L Stroker kit and it failed the first time at 600 miles, rebuilt a second time (Under Warranty) and traded it before it had 300 miles for a 2012 JKUS now I am hearing a tick in my 2012 that was built in April 2012.

What a disappiontment in Jeep and I have had Jeeps before!
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Unread 07-19-2012, 05:05 PM   #40
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I bought mine back in October, just hit 20k miles, no problems.
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Unread 07-20-2012, 05:23 AM   #41
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Unread 07-20-2012, 09:21 AM   #42
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Bought mine in April. 4k miles on it. Just did my first oil change at 3500. Still waaaaayy to early to tell, imo.
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Unread 07-20-2012, 09:29 AM   #43
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JKU bought in September, 2011, so I can assume it was an "early build".

No problems in 6,000 miles of short trip, daily driver type use. Fill tank, drive, change oil & repeat.

Of course, I'm still waiting for the OPDA to go out on my '06 Rubi also. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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Unread 07-20-2012, 10:21 AM   #44
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7.5k on mine. one synthetic oil change. so far, so good.
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Unread 07-20-2012, 11:00 AM   #45
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Bought mine in January. 14k miles, no issues.
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