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Unread 08-08-2007, 04:55 PM   #16
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Wow, folks act like CVT's are something new.

My wife's Saturn Vue has one. Four years old, no issues (other than better gas mileage than a manual transmission!).

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Unread 08-09-2007, 08:12 AM   #17
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It's new to Jeep and new to us, so that does make it something new.
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Unread 08-14-2007, 10:18 AM   #18
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So just the fluid and filter change? The belt never needs replacing?

I'm considering one with the CVT(maybe CVT2) to make commuting easier.
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Unread 08-14-2007, 10:31 AM   #19
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They really are CVT2's, I'm just too lazy to type the "2". I have been told since my early investigations on the Caliber that belts are not adjustable or replaceable, that it's time for a new transmission if they ever slip. Also back in the early days I was told that they are not rebuildable but the "Gears Magazine" that I have linked to in some of my information about CVT2's is a rebuilders magazine. So things do change but there is no service interval that calls out any adjustment or replacing the belt.
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