'21 Diesel Oil Leak on Engine Driver's Side

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I have already raised that with the Jeep rep, and was really hoping to avoid that, until the overheating issue. Legally we have met the state requirements as a nonconforming vehicle.

We have a permit and Dollhouse reservations for my & buddy's bdays that first week in June. It's been 10+ years since I was last able to get back in there. If I lemon the Jeep I can almost guarantee that we don't have a Jeep in time for that trip. (order and delivery time alone)

We already spent all last summer without a vehicle after a local dealer tried to screw us down with trade value by $9k then upped the purchase price by $7k after we sold it ourselves that weekend.

I'd switch to a Bronco but those won't be available for months to a year. For the cost of our Jeep though I could have a pretty nice X5, Macan S, Defender 110, or any other number of nice vehicles. The dealer experience is enough to have me considering them again.
Man at this point, out of those choices, I'd go grab a defender and see how it does. If you don't like it get something else. Life is too short.





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I am the latest victim to the Ecodiesel oil leaks. They replaced the timing cover and a week later a new oil leak popped up. 2021 Wrangler with less than 5000 miles. Three weeks in the shop now and the only resolution is to tear down the motor. I repeat tear down the motor on a $65K vehicle with only 5K miles. The dealer has been great to work with and I know they are concerned and feel my frustrations. I did the whole Jeep Cares (they dont) and they opened a Star Case with not very good outcomes.

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I am the latest victim to the Ecodiesel oil leaks. They replaced the timing cover and a week later a new oil leak popped up. 2021 Wrangler with less than 5000 miles. Three weeks in the shop now and the only resolution is to tear down the motor. I repeat tear down the motor on a $65K vehicle with only 5K miles. The dealer has been great to work with and I know they are concerned and feel my frustrations. I did the whole Jeep Cares (they dont) and they opened a Star Case with not very good outcomes.

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Sorry to hear it, GS1974. It's encouraging to hear that your dealership has been great to work with. Having a good dealership makes a huge difference.

I wish you the best of luck in your resolution, sir! Keep us posted!
 

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Here where I live, I was able to find a dealership located in a rural farming community that has a diesel mechanic on their technician staff. The only thing he does is work on diesels. I have had excellent luck there. He fixed my leak and was very thorough and I haven't seen another drop leak from the engine in the last 12,000 miles.

I have a feeling that near large cities where there aren't as many diesel trucks, lots of these dealer technicians are probably not very well versed in working on them because they don't see many of them.
 
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I am the latest victim to the Ecodiesel oil leaks. They replaced the timing cover and a week later a new oil leak popped up. 2021 Wrangler with less than 5000 miles. Three weeks in the shop now and the only resolution is to tear down the motor. I repeat tear down the motor on a $65K vehicle with only 5K miles. The dealer has been great to work with and I know they are concerned and feel my frustrations. I did the whole Jeep Cares (they dont) and they opened a Star Case with not very good outcomes.
Well that really sucks. Sorry you are now "one of us."
 

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