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Excessive Oil Consumption

Model years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Jeep Cherokee, Renegade & Compass have defects that may impair your use, value, and safety.  These vehicles are equipped with a 2.4L Tigershark inline 4-cylinder engine and may experience excessive oil consumption – reported by some drivers as one quart of oil every 1000 miles.  The excessive oil consumption defect in these vehicles can cause a substantial drop in oil pressure levels, or result in the improper lubrication to the engine, or increase the oil in the engine’s cylinders and foul out the spark plugs.  None of these resulting conditions are good for the engine.  Moreover, these conditions can cause the vehicles to enter into limp mode (low power and limited speed) often without any warning.  Or, the vehicles can dangerously stall on the road, to force unwitting drivers to make emergency maneuvers to pull over to the shoulder without power, to stop on the highway, or to create danger to others while doing so.  At this point, there does not appear to be a fix for the oil consumption defect in the engine.  Jeep is simply replacing the the original defective engine with another defective Tigershark engine.

Is This Your SUV?

If you purchased — new or used — or leased one of the following SUVs:

  • 2015 – 2020 Jeep Cherokee
  • 2015 – 2020 Jeep Renegade
  • 2015 – 2020 Jeep Compass

and have experienced any of these problems, you may have a lemon under California’s Lemon law.   If you have brought your vehicle to the dealer at least two times, and the dealer has not been able to repair the problem, duplicate the problem, or you have been told there is nothing wrong with your Jeep, you may be entitled to a buyback or repurchase under the California Lemon Law.

For more information call the experienced trial attorneys at (833) 4MY-LEMON for a free case evaluation.

Disclaimer.  The information provided in this post is for informational and educational purposes only regarding aspects of the California Lemon Law.  It is intended for California Consumers only.  This post is considered an advertisement by attorney Richard M. Wirtz and Wirtz Law APC. You should not rely on any of the information provided in this advertisement and no legal advice is given by the advertisement. No attorney client relationship is established by viewing this advertisement. A written signed engagement agreement between you and Wirtz Law APC is required to create an attorney client relationship. You should immediately consult an attorney which is experienced in California Lemon Law. Attorney Richard M. Wirtz is responsible for the content of this post.  Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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