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Unread 07-23-2013, 11:04 AM   #16
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CVTF+4 cost the dealer more than $40 for a gallon. It retails for like $25 a qt.
Then I got a deal I guess.

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Unread 07-24-2013, 06:49 AM   #17
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I checked my receipts when I got home and I paid $64.48 w/tax for a gallon of CVTF+4 at the dealer. Still under $25 a quart.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:54 PM   #18
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Starting Recall Effort for Jeep Patriot Transmission Overheat

Hey guys, I'm working on getting Chrysler to address this problem on a larger scale--they wouldn't fix mine either...it's absolutely ridiculous. Share your story on (oneword): Jeep Patriot Transmission Overheat (dot) com
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Unread 10-05-2013, 10:32 AM   #19
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JF011E DIY
The JF011E is a bit of a sad transmission. So much so Jeep is discontinuing them in the 2014 model year…from what I hear. Mine failed at 144k.
The whine comes from the failure of the Koho bearings on the transfer gear as a result of a lack of lubrication. The noise gets louder until the debris from the bearings fills the filter reducing the fluid pressure producing a P700 or P777 code giving you limp mode. The TCM code cannot be reset without the factory interface. An $80 service charge.
Chrysler, as of yet, supplies no parts for these transmissions. If you are out of warranty you are SOL.
I got mine from a wrecker. $1200. I was fortunate as it was the only one in a 500km radius. This should tell you something.
The difficult bolts to reach are at 9 and 3 O’clock on the bell housing. You might want a fresh 14mm wrench as striping them reduces your options.
If there is damage to the bearings but not the case you could get lucky by replacing the bearings. My Patriot was not as fortunate as the case was destroyed.
Free manuals are available on line, after some searching.
I know this will help some and put others into despair.
I replaced mine then sold the car.
Cheers; Glenn
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Unread 12-13-2013, 07:51 PM   #20
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Thanks to the User 2600844. My 2008 jeep is making a high pitch whine too and the dealer said thar since I didn't our jade warranty it would cost about three thousand to fix the cvt. When I bought it used they promised that the cvt is warranted until 100,000 miles. Depending on how this ends I may never buy a jeep again.
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Unread 12-16-2013, 07:10 AM   #21
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Take it to a Nissan dealer, They actually fix the cvt vs just replace. They use the same unit in a lot of their cars.
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Unread 08-05-2014, 11:46 AM   #22
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same problem. glad to finally have pinpointed the problem. best example:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOX-ufuwYiE

only 33k miles on my 2011 Pat FDII. I've read the CVT fluid replacement nor the (oil) cooler solves the problem. i have a service appt scheduled friday, but it seems a wash; i'm over my 3 year (not that it matters as they're ghetto and will invariably pinpoint a knee jerk remedy not covered); definitely not going to pay their $150 charge to diagnosis (insult to injury).

so for me, it's intermittent, only when hot and especially uphill climb, like clockwork. what's best course of action? I'm thinking I will sell this lemon and never look at a Patriot again; whole GD point of FDII was climbing. But this broken CVT kinda rules that out.

not much update at j33p patriot dot transmissionoverheat dot com
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Unread 08-05-2014, 11:49 AM   #23
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Take it to a Nissan dealer, They actually fix the cvt vs just replace. They use the same unit in a lot of their cars.


nissan really knows how to fix this?

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Thanks to the User 2600844. My 2008 jeep is making a high pitch whine too and the dealer said thar since I didn't our jade warranty it would cost about three thousand to fix the cvt. When I bought it used they promised that the cvt is warranted until 100,000 miles. Depending on how this ends I may never buy a jeep again.
so what happened? thx
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