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Grrr...Took the diesel in today for it's second Jeep Wave oil change. First one went great, this one...took FOREVER and the asshat dumped the old black oil filter oil on the engine that when I got home it was dripping off the frame and onto the floor...and I had to wash the engine bay. These guys either don't care or their dumb as dirt.





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Install a Fumoto valve to make home oil changes a snap, and then pass on your remaining free oil changes. That said, the diesel's oil filter location does make completely drip-free changing a little harder than the Pentastar.
 

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Grrr...Took the diesel in today for it's second Jeep Wave oil change. First one went great, this one...took FOREVER and the asshat dumped the old black oil filter oil on the engine that when I got home it was dripping off the frame and onto the floor...and I had to wash the engine bay. These guys either don't care or their dumb as dirt.
My vote is dumb as dirt. You should set up a poll.
 

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My vote is dumb as dirt. You should set up a poll.
I think some of these guys are picked up on the corner like builders pu framers. I do my own oil and diff changes. Don’t ever watch them, it will scare the hell out of you.
 

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Took mine in for the first oil change with no issues. Had a little uneasy feeling when the service writer said " We haven't seen many of these (3.0 diesel) come through. We usually see the 2.0 turbo diesel more often" I wanted to correct him, but what do I know??? :headbang:
 
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So for the first change 6k miles ago, the dealer put in Rotella Syn...this time the same dealer says they got a bulletin from Mopar that the REQUIRED oil is nothing else than the recommended Euro stuff and ANYTHING else has been known to cause turbo failure.

Well, it's got the Pennzoil Euro...at frigg'n $9.00/qt for 9 quarts and the filter listed for $89.00, tire rotation gets $19.00...dang, you're talking $220 for an oil change and rotation...all free, but...

When the free Jeep finger wave is gone, guess who is doing this job...
 

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When you consider that they use minimum wage employees to do oil changes, and most dealers are still using the wrong oil, and enough dealers were using the wrong oil filters that FCA felt it necessary to send out a TSB highlighting why you cannot use a Gen 2 filter on a Gen 3 engine... it makes me wonder why anybody would take their EcoDiesel to a dealership for oil changes.

Free isn't so free anymore when an $8/hour worker who doesn't give a rip screws up your $8k engine. Buy a Fumoto valve, shop for your filters at dieselfiltersonline.com, get your oil from Amazon delivered to your door, and know that the job is done correctly at each interval.
 

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