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Camo 08-02-2007 12:32 AM

Lifetime driveline warrenty....
 
Ok, I'm looking at the Rubicon, and hear they are putting the lifetime driveline warrenty on them...Great feature IMO....But, is there a way to add moderate lift and 33's or 35's without voiding the warrenty....Like allowing the dealership to install the lift or something like that? Just don't want to void the warrenty, but am looking at the Rubicon because I want to own a super sweet looking wrangler that will go when needed.:punk:

AzTJ 08-02-2007 12:36 AM

That would be something to take up with the dealer... but one thing about the new warranty, its new '08's and up... and once every 5yrs it has to be taken in for an inspection. I don't know much else.

But as far as I'm concerned, its a Jeep, and a Wrangler at that, you can't not lift it.

Camo 08-02-2007 12:48 AM

EXACTLY, it MUST be lifted. Thanks for the info...

binaryking 08-02-2007 02:09 AM

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Originally Posted by AzTJ (Post 112938)
That would be something to take up with the dealer... but one thing about the new warranty, its new '08's and up... and once every 5yrs it has to be taken in for an inspection. I don't know much else.

But as far as I'm concerned, its a Jeep, and a Wrangler at that, you can't not lift it.

Actually, it includes any new vehicle regardless of year all the way back to the 06 leftovers that are still out there. It started as of July 26th. There are certain restrictions though. No diesels or fleet vehicles are covered, like police packages and cargo vans. You are correct, the powertrain must be inspected every 5 years, within 60 days of the delivery date, which the cost is covered for this by your dealership.

The warranty is only on new vehicles and cannot be transferred if the vehicle is sold.

4Jeepn 08-02-2007 04:50 AM

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Originally Posted by binaryking (Post 112954)
Actually, it includes any new vehicle regardless of year all the way back to the 06 leftovers that are still out there. It started as of July 26th. There are certain restrictions though. No diesels or fleet vehicles are covered, like police packages and cargo vans. You are correct, the powertrain must be inspected every 5 years, within 60 days of the delivery date, which the cost is covered for this by your dealership.

The warranty is only on new vehicles and cannot be transferred if the vehicle is sold.

Okay so what about lifting it? Mods etc. Same as before, if the mod caused the problem bad, if not cuased of problem then its covered? Or what if the dealer installs the lift and bigger tires is it covered?

jeeps&comics 08-02-2007 06:43 AM

does it cover 94 yjs?









thats not a serious question... im just joshin. good morning everyone.

binaryking 08-02-2007 11:09 AM

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Originally Posted by 4Jeepn (Post 112960)
Okay so what about lifting it? Mods etc. Same as before, if the mod caused the problem bad, if not cuased of problem then its covered? Or what if the dealer installs the lift and bigger tires is it covered?

That I believe is up to the service manager. I also forgot to mention that in order to get the lifetime warranty you MUST have it serviced at a dealership for oil changes and such. No more doing it yourself and saving the receipts.

Walkeraviator 08-02-2007 11:27 AM

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Originally Posted by binaryking (Post 113026)
That I believe is up to the service manager. I also forgot to mention that in order to get the lifetime warranty you MUST have it serviced at a dealership for oil changes and such. No more doing it yourself and saving the receipts.

Thats the trick isnt it? We will give you a lifetime warranty that cant be transferred to convince you to always pay us to do everything to it.

The extended warranty they offered before was a better warranty than this.

binaryking 08-02-2007 11:30 AM

Which extended warranty was that? And was it free? You don't have to pay any extra for the lifetime powertrain warranty.

Walkeraviator 08-02-2007 11:32 AM

No it was the optional warranty.. but trust me.. they are making more money off you this way than with that warranty...

Besides.. most people never keep a new car past 60K miles... the new wears off and they go buy another new one... Not everyone.. but most.

Leprechaun 08-09-2007 10:33 AM

geico offers somethin called mechanical breakdown for 7yrs/100,000 miles on new cars/trucks...usually pretty cheap too

ESPMike 08-10-2007 05:00 PM

Wow Im glad I read this. I never heard about getting all the service done at the dealership. I want to add a hitch on to my X but not sure if thatd void the warranty. Any thoughts?

binaryking 08-10-2007 05:45 PM

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Originally Posted by ESPMike (Post 117354)
Wow Im glad I read this. I never heard about getting all the service done at the dealership. I want to add a hitch on to my X but not sure if thatd void the warranty. Any thoughts?

That shouldn't be a problem at all.

nregas1 08-10-2007 07:39 PM

I have the 7/70 powertrain on my 04 TJ. It was transferrable to the 2nd owner for $150. I was told by a service advisor (who could easily be wrong) that you could do maintenance, but if anything were to ever need to be covered, you would have to prove ALL the required maintenance was performed (recpts, etc). Regarding mods, I was also told that they (DC) would have to prove that the malfunction was possibly the result of a specific mod. In other words, if you have some peripheral tranny issue with a bad bearing or something random, they shouldn't be able to say, "oh, you mean it's got a 2" BB lift, sorry, not covered". I imagine it's all case-by-case and depending on the dealership and what kind of mood they're in that day.

binaryking 08-10-2007 08:52 PM

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Originally Posted by nregas1 (Post 117439)
I have the 7/70 powertrain on my 04 TJ. It was transferrable to the 2nd owner for $150. I was told by a service advisor (who could easily be wrong) that you could do maintenance, but if anything were to ever need to be covered, you would have to prove ALL the required maintenance was performed (recpts, etc). Regarding mods, I was also told that they (DC) would have to prove that the malfunction was possibly the result of a specific mod. In other words, if you have some peripheral tranny issue with a bad bearing or something random, they shouldn't be able to say, "oh, you mean it's got a 2" BB lift, sorry, not covered". I imagine it's all case-by-case and depending on the dealership and what kind of mood they're in that day.

We are talking about the Lifetime Powertrain Warranty that Chrysler just introduced on all their new vehicles.

binaryking 08-10-2007 09:02 PM

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Originally Posted by Walkeraviator (Post 113044)
No it was the optional warranty.. but trust me.. they are making more money off you this way than with that warranty...

Besides.. most people never keep a new car past 60K miles... the new wears off and they go buy another new one... Not everyone.. but most.

Well they sure aren't in the business to try and lose money. :flipoff: But this way you can at least be assured that:

a. Your vehicle will be better maintained, last longer and give you less problems. How many oil changes have you let slip to 4000 miles or so? This way you would at least have good reason not to get lazy about it.

b. You won't have to try and get rid of the damn used oil. I always hated that part about doing my own maintenance.

c. Most Jeepers keep their vehicles on average of 7 years or more.

d. If it's really going to kill you to spend an extra 10 bucks on an oil change, then you've really picked the wrong hobby. :D

nregas1 08-10-2007 09:03 PM

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Originally Posted by binaryking (Post 117474)
We are talking about the Lifetime Powertrain Warranty that Chrysler just introduced on all their new vehicles.

My bad. Guess I'll shut up.

binaryking 08-10-2007 09:05 PM

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Originally Posted by nregas1 (Post 117487)
My bad. Guess I'll shut up.

lol I wasn't tryin to be snooty man. Sorry if I came off like a buttholio. ;)

PastorSteve 07-15-2008 06:17 PM

To the OP's question - my dealership told me the warranty is void if lifted more than 2.5"????????????? Don't know but that's what's posted at the dealership.


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