recall question

Discussion in 'KJ General Discussion' started by flair1111, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. flair1111

    flair1111 Full Access Member

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    so i got the recall a while back about the trailer hitch. i never took it in because i think its fine and i dont want them screwing with it.

    today i get another notice and a promise of a $100 visa card. what if anything will they do if i take it in. a free $100 isnt bad, but i dont want to lose the factory hitch i have now. i like it.

    anyone done this yet??
     
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    they wont remove your factory hitch. they'll inspect it then they put an advisory sticker on it.
     
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    $100 gift card?!? I shoulda waited!
     
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    Waiting.
     
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    Yea i got the notice today. It says on there what they do if you already have a trailer tow package jeep. If they can replace Some Bolts they will if its corroded the whole thing needs to be replaced. Something like that all the info was on the notice.
     
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    Yeah, I just got the $100 gift card offer the other day too, it's to "compensate you for your time". I didn't plan on taking mine in since I already have a Mope-are hitch, but now I guess I will.
     
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    I am thinking the same thing $100 is a $100. Shouldnt take long mine has like 4 coats of paint on it doubt they will see a problem with that.:happy175::gr_grin::happy175:
     
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    ...Or, maybe I'll wait around till they come out with a $200 gift card offer! :happy175:
     
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    They tell me that my 2003 Liberty LE with factory hitch is not on the recall list.
     
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    Liars! Well kinda. It is but just an inspection of the hitch for rust/weakness.
     
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    As far as I know the recall applies to all KJ's. Did you get a notice in the mail?


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    I just got the recall notice with the $100. offer on it so I might take mine in and spend the $100 on gas......LOL


    Dave
     
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    Are you the original owner, or at least owned it before the recall initially came out? If you recently bought it, previous owner could have taken it in already, and your Jeep would have then been taken off "the list".
     
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    I read they want to look over the factory installed hitches to see if there are any rough protursions or crooked installs that might reach the plastic tank in an accident. Adding them provides more protection. A free-for-all; I paid for mine and had to hunt for the trailer brake wires. Nothing in the many booklets or service manuals on where they were. I was LOST.

    The recall process for me has been pushy, arrogant, authoritative, and obnoxious to the hilt. The dealerships&$##%&-+()(-&%##%-+++(*"#$*+-$$%*+((*''';:"*::;/:"'"!!!!!!!!!

    I will never buy a new car again.

    No $100. here.
     
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    must walk dog
     
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    Done some checking and found out that the previous owner took care of the recall in 2013.