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Old 07-13-2013, 05:50 AM   #2043
Uneasy Rider
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Originally Posted by TheOtherBart View Post
So I've read here and elsewhere about issues with the 3.8L V6 in the 2007-2011 Jeeps, but does anyone have a sense for how prevalent the problems really are? Is this an absolute stay away from engine? We're looking at Unlimiteds and the options seem to be either 3.8L or something out of our price range.
I've owned my 2010 Rubicon Unlimited since new. I have almost 50k miles and it doesn't use a drop of oil.
It's been more reliable than my wife's Explorer.

The problem with the Wrangler is the average age of the owner. They are commonly used and abused by clueless first time vehicle owners.

Show me a high school kid who doesn't dream about owning one...
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