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Jeep Liberty engine grenaded, any ideas?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by gunnails, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    My Daughter just bought a Used 02 Jeep Liberty and the engine blew, I can barely get it to run under near full throttle and it sounds like a washer machine full of marbles and rocks.

    The 82nd Av. dealership said they would replace tho engine at there cost ($3,000).

    I have called around and can't locate a used engine locally, thinking a used engine may be her best bet.

    The poor kid has very little money.

    Any Ideas where i mite find a used 02 3.7 2 wheel drive jeep Liberty engine?
     
  2. greydog111

    greydog111 peoples repubilik of Oregon Active Member

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    Grenade under the fuel tank. Next call to Progressive to slow down those stupid ads. Greydog.:thumbup:
     
  3. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    That's idea i had not thought of,,,, don't think I would have the balls to pull it off.
     
  4. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    If they will replace engine at their cost.. and none to your daughter. Then doooo it.

    If your looking into replacing the engine in that thing... eeks. Not fun.
     
  5. supergenius

    supergenius 206 Active Member

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    LSx swap :O)
     
  6. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    By there cost they mean materials and labor with out profit.

    My lil girl's cost would be $3,000.

    Dealership wants $5,000.:(
     
  7. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Have you tried going through B&R? They have quite a few locations in the PNW and may have one sitting around.
     
  8. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    I am not familiar with B&R, I will google them.

    Thanks.:)

    EDIT: I tried and they came up with nada, thanks any way.:)
     
  9. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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  10. DERGLOCKINMEISTER

    DERGLOCKINMEISTER SPRINGFIELD OREGON Member

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    My cost , available now , $ 1800.00 - 90k miles . let me know , they don't last long .
     
  11. DERGLOCKINMEISTER

    DERGLOCKINMEISTER SPRINGFIELD OREGON Member

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    No problem , that sounds like an awesome deal by the way . My price was as a dealer thru B&R . It helps to spend 8 - 10 k per month with them.
     
  12. bmgm37

    bmgm37 Coos Bay Active Member

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    Try this link http://car-part.com/ Should be able to find one there, B&R even shows up in the searches. This is how I find Honda engines for sandrail projects.
     
  13. pease

    pease Stayton Member

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    one thing to think about is that your engine was a good used one 10 miles before it crapped out.