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Old 11-16-2012, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by GTyankee View Post
With the PENTASTAR 3.7-liter V-6 in some vehicles being reported by websites as having a badly designed head
one site reads, 7500 2012 Jeeps sitting in dealerships with a bad head

another site reads, 1,300 new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram brand vehicles are in Chrysler dealerships awaiting maintenance because of defective cylinder heads

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then the other issue with 667 V-6 engines being recalled
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHRYSLER VEHICLES, INCLUDING 200 AND TOWN AND COUNTRY MODELS, DODGE VEHICLES, INCLUDING CHARGER, DURANGO, GRAND CARAVAN AND JOURNEY MODELS AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 31, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH 3.6L ENGINES. THESE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE CONNECTING ROD BEARING FAILURE DUE TO DEBRIS INSIDE THE ENGINE BLOCK.

Consequences:
CONNECTING ROD FAILURE MAY LEAD TO ENGINE SEIZURE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Read more: http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2012/...#ixzz2CPOCciB3

you can bet Chrysler will be all over any other problems quickly

I can confirm the 3.6 Pentastar head issue. It typically effects the even numbered cylinders and causes codes P0300, P0302, P0304, and P0306 to be set in the PCM and causes some rough running.