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Jeep Dealer Service Scare


Flivver250

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So my wife's JL had sloppy steering +50 speeds. The recall on it replaced the dampener which did help some (bandaid), but it still seemed like the steering/tracking/cornering just wasn't where it should be. Followed the JL forum which this issue seems prolific. A popular notion is, the stock track bar is wimpy and has too much give or possibly flex to it. Folks have upgraded to aftermarket heavier duty track bars and claimed victory. Truth or fiction? I don't know, but I want mama's rig to be tight so I ordered a a JKS track bar that looks like a girder from the Golden Gate bridge. I told her to have the dealer toss it in next time she goes for service (we live on different continents). She brought it to the dealer today. The shop looked at it and asked her....wait for it.....
What is this part? Real confidence inspiring. I don't think the Jeep dealership has any Jeep enthusiasts in their shop. There is what appears to be a good off road garage down the road, I know they like Jeeps. I may have to send her there.
 
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RobertJ

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Definitely go to the 4x4 shop over the dealer for that. Study up on the 4x4 shop and check their reviews.
 

Tranz Zam

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The only thing dealers are good for is selling vehicles (and they even screw that up).
 
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