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Jeep Dreamer 08-20-2013 04:31 PM

Warranty - one million questions:
I'm looking for help in understanding my warranty. I live in Southern New Jersey, but bought my Jeep with 5000 miles on it from an Infinity dealership in West Chester, PA. Are Jeep bumper-to-bumper factory warranties all standard? How do I know what's covered and what isn't? And for how long (years/miles)? Is there anything I need to do to maintain the warranty, like maintenance checks? And what about what not to do (certain mods)? Do I ask these questions to any local Jeep dealership or to the Infinity dealership that I bought it from?


larjeep 08-20-2013 08:34 PM

It's all in the manual. What's covered and how long.

Hardermods 08-20-2013 10:46 PM

I'd take the vin and mileage to a Jeep dealer and ask them, they can look it up on Dealerconnect and tell you whats still covered and for how long

Jeep Dreamer 08-22-2013 12:37 AM

Thanks! I think I'll do that :-)

(No manual was with purchase)

pig78 08-29-2013 01:07 AM

Depending on year it's got a 36 mo/36000 mile warranty for everything or a 36 mo/36000 mile and a 60 mo/100,000 mile powertrain warranty. As for mods, under the Magnusson/Moss act, no repair under warranty can be refused unless the mod directly caused the failure. At some dealers you will have to argue. I keep a copy of the Act with me.

Jeep Dreamer 08-30-2013 07:29 AM

Great info, thank you! Good idea to keep a copy of the Act as a comeback.

Jeep Dreamer 08-30-2013 10:20 PM

Stopped at dealership today. Guy was really nice and explained warranty info to me at length. Basically, his advice was "drive it like it's stolen until 36,000 miles!" He said if you get the recommended service done at 30,000 & 60,000 miles, it'll help if you ever need repair after warranty is up. Like say my transmission goes at only 5,000 past my warranty, I can be like, "Listen Chrysler, I took excellent care of this vehicle and just spent $600-$700 on a regular maintenance check... you should pay for the new transmission..." He fave me a booklet with warranty info and maintenance recommendations with prices etc. He said it wasn't necessary to get them done or to have oil changes done there or anything.

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