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You are in the Jeep Liberty and Jeep Liberty Diesel
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Jeep Liberty, Biodiesel, Diesel, SUV
#11102 of 11454 Re: 2006 Jeep Liberty diesel/ turbocharger seal failed [crd4me2]
Dec 18, 2010 (8:43 am)
Oil in the EGR is a common problem, installing a Provent will prevent this, not hard to install, part is around $160. It may also prevent oil getting into your turbo as well.
There are many backyard mechanics on the Lostjeeps forum who have taken a kind of Cult interest in the CRD. they have made many improvements to the factory cost saving original specs. It is basically a great car, just Jeep cut a few too many corners building them.
#11103 of 11454 The Verdict is in...
Dec 20, 2010 (10:47 am)
Last Friday, I received a call from Chrysler customer care. They are not going to fix my Jeep. They blame the failure of the engine on insufficient lubrication. I was very disappointed to get this news.
A few hours later, I spoke with the service manager at the dealer where the Jeep was left. He expanded on the District Managers thinking/comments.
1. Since the Jeep was beyond 70K miles, it was out of warranty.
2. Since the cost of the repair was equivalent to the blue book value of the car (had it been in good running condition), they would not fix it.
3. Even if I had had an extended warranty Chrysler would not have fixed it. Extended warranties only cover up to $6000 of work (basically the cost of a long block). The dealer would have to get approval from Chrysler to continue the repair. Again because of the cost and blue book value, no go.
4. I kept a detailed log of the maintenance I performed on the CRD but only a few receipts. That hurt the most but even if I had had every last receipt the outcome would have been more than likely the same according to the service manager.
5. The service manager did tell that if I had had my CRD serviced at the dealer, things could have been potentially different. So is this guy implying that non-dealer/self servicing/maintenance is a problem?
6. The service manager also told me that the K&N filter could have contributed to the demise of the engine. I learned that installation of K&N filters or similar on new Dodge Cummins powered trucks could/will limit the warranty on the engine as could the addition of devices like the Provent.
I have started looking for a new set of wheels. Chrysler is not exactly on my short list at this time even though my wife and I have been loyal customers for more than twenty years. The Chrysler customer care rep I dealt with told me that Chrysler has a known problem with customer relations and they are trying to fix them. They are off to a wonderful start with me.
#11104 of 11454 Re: The Verdict is in... [winter2]
Dec 20, 2010 (11:02 am)
I feel for you. Our 06 CRD is still running fine but, the tran. recall lost us about 10 mpg. I told the dealer that he would never see me again for a new vehicle.
#11105 of 11454 CRD engine, K&N filter
Dec 20, 2010 (11:25 am)
#11106 of 11454 Re: The Verdict is in... [warren9]
Dec 20, 2010 (11:50 am)
The F37 recall you speak of did not alter the fuel economy on my CRD but did decrease pulling power on hills a little bit.
#11107 of 11454 Re: CRD engine, K&N filter [unclebob9]
Dec 20, 2010 (11:51 am)
I am not sure what point you are trying to make here
#11108 of 11454 Re: The Verdict is in... [winter2]
Dec 20, 2010 (1:02 pm)
If you would have known that Jeep could put you in such a miserable situation...
I'm keeping my Toyotas until the CRD dies.
#11109 of 11454 Re: CRD engine, K&N filter [winter2]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Dec 20, 2010 (1:54 pm)
There's some sort of IE bug that's not fixed yet that's causing people's posts to disappear when they try to post them. That's probably what happened to Unclebob9 (sorry Bob!).
Bummer about the engine. Manufacturers do sometimes go the extra mile when you've been a loyal customer (i.e., paying shop rates for all your mechanical work and maintenance at the dealer).
I suppose you could send a note to K&N....
#11110 of 11454 Re: CRD engine, K&N filter [steve_]
Dec 20, 2010 (2:18 pm)
Wow I feel for you. There was a CRD engine on Ebay a few months ago They were asking 3500 for it.
Just curious, What kind of oil and how often did you change it?
#11111 of 11454 Starting issue
Dec 20, 2010 (2:27 pm)
I have started to notice that my 2005 crd has starting cranking over faster and takes longer to start, has anyone experienced the same problem and eventual repair? I use my block heater and park in a heated garage so the temperature is not a factor. I feel it will lead to an eventual no start situation just over cranking. Any help appreciated.