Early buyers - Is your JL 3 years old yet?

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Picked mine up feb 2018. Had a problem with my aux battery which they replaced and I also an issue with the rear defrost unsoldering. 32000 kms. 1 trip to the Rubicon trail 2019. Best trip ever!!! Plan on keeping mine another 7 years for sure.
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Oct/Nov 2018 build, about 54,000mi on mine. Going to do a spark plug change when weather warms a bit more. Nothing major outside radio unit being replaced once. Annoying visor failure I need to apply the perm fix (metal retainer versus stock plastic).

Had some weird cold start issues, thought it could be EGR Valve but think it may be due to all the recent short drives I've been taking. Longer and more spirited drives kind of fixed that.
 

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April 2018, 47k miles. I've only been able to access off-road pages a combined 10 minutes in those 47k miles... other than U connect its been good. Centerforce clutch been best upgrade
 

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Just thought I'd start this to see if it catches on. My JLU is just about 3 years old - March 2018 seems so long ago. Still going strong, no plans to trade. Just wanted to see how others at the same point are holding up.
Mine was January 2018. I want to say early January. It has been simply outstanding. 41,500 miles. Getting ready for its 2nd trip to Moab. I've taken this one off road more than either of my previous Jeeps in their first 40k miles, by a long shot. Not a squeak, rattle, or hum. It's just as perfect as the day it came home from the dealership.
 

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Mine was January 2018. I want to say early January. It has been simply outstanding. 41,500 miles. Getting ready for its 2nd trip to Moab. I've taken this one off road more than either of my previous Jeeps in their first 40k miles, by a long shot. Not a squeak, rattle, or hum. It's just as perfect as the day it came home from the dealership.
I think you and I have the earliest, reliablest, bestest 2018 JLs.
 

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Mine turned 3 on February 25. Both batteries replaced, UConnect 8.4 replaced because of screen delamination, along with the rear axle 2 times (axle locker sensor failure). 36,500 miles. Wouldn’t trade it for anything and just ordered a 2021 JL Willys for my kids to drive.
 

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I think you and I have the earliest, reliablest, bestest 2018 JLs.
Thanks! I love it, but then again I love every Jeep I see! I maintain it like Air Force One, but drive it like an A-10!
 

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Mine turned 3 on February 25. Both batteries replaced, UConnect 8.4 replaced because of screen delamination, along with the rear axle 2 times (axle locker sensor failure). 36,500 miles. Wouldn’t trade it for anything and just ordered a 2021 JL Willys for my kids to drive.
My batteries appear to be fine, but I'm not going to push them. I've got a new Optima and am waiting for a Die Hard aux battery and will swap them out in a week or so. I don't want the originals crapping out in the middle of nowhere.
 

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My JL was built 11/17, took delivery middle January of 18. Going on 53,000 well earned miles, other than both batteries being replaced and defrost tab popping off, it’s been absolutely great.
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Picked up my Sahara on March 29, 2019. I have over 52,000 miles on it. I have driven it from Michigan to Alaska and other parts of Canada to numerous to mention. It also has been on several golf trips to the southern states from Michigan. Other than the expected cracked windshield on my Alaska trip (those who have did this trip understand how it will happen), it has performed beyond my expectations, including mpg average (actual miles/divided by gallons). However, just over 52k miles, I got my first OTA update and it messed up my 8.4 uconnect system. I know from other posting on this issue, it means a replacement unit is in my future.
 

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Built Jan 19th 2018 and bought Feb 13, 2018. 31,500 miles. Only drove 7k miles last year due to covid and that includes an annual 2,500 mile trip and a couple other summer trips.

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