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What is the problem with the new engine. I would think it is better then having one with 170,000 miles on it.
First of all, how can you trust a company that says it has 170,000 miles on the vehicle when you get there it has 200,000 miles on it and now they tell you it has a new engine and tranny. I will need verification and documentation before I would trust his word.
 

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Thanks Rutt. All input I learn something new. Is that both engines 5.7 and 6.4? The dealer guys said possible lifters or cam but they said they didn't know. What they did say it might have been easier to do new engine. It was done before they got it. This was a small independent used car dealer.
 

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Thanks Rutt. All input I learn something new. Is that both engines 5.7 and 6.4? The dealer guys said possible lifters or cam but they said they didn't know. What they did say it might have been easier to do new engine. It was done before they got it. This was a small independent used car dealer.
What I hear is both engines, but it seems mostly 5.7's that suffer from the cam and lifter thing. And if it gets shavings in the oil control screen,valve or whatever they call it, they tell you that the engine needs to be replaced. But I would have to see the engine and make a determination of whether or not it's actually a remanufactured engine or not. If it is the side of the block should have these little things stuck to it, and we call them tattletales. If the customer runs the engine hot those things tell the remanufacturer that it was ran hot and they won't stand behind the warranty. If it was a Chrysler new engine put in it it wouldn't have those little tattletales stuck on the freeze plugs. As far as I know all the remanufacturing companies that sell the engines put those on them. Or at least the companies that my buddys shop used to buy from did this
 

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Bought this 2017 1500 Laramie this week with 170000 miles. Been looking for two weeks pretty hard and found one close to what I want three hours away. Everything seems to be working as it should so far. When I got there guy told me new motor 20000 miles ago.

If I'd been told ahead of time I wouldn't own this truck. What you all think about situations like this? I don't give a second look if new tranny or engine.
I wouldn’t mind a new engine for sure better than one with a ton of miles on it plus it has been broke in pretty good at 20k. Any problems with it? If not I call that a win.
 
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