THIS JEEP HAS A 3

  • Tiny
  • Sfcnanny
  • 2008 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
  • 96,000 MILES

THIS JEEP HAS A 3.0 TURBO DIESEL ENGINE.

When buying my car I received free oil changes for life. After getting my last change it started throwing a code I had never seen before (car was in perfect working condition prior). I looked up the code and it's the swirl motor and has to do with the turbo (car also started acceleration EXTREMELY slowly).

I read up on it and it looks like the majority of the time when this happens it's because a car has been over serviced.I checked my oil level and sure enough it had too much oil. About 1/2 to 3/4 inch above the full line.

MY QUESTION IS: After being over serviced, how long/far would it take for the "blowback" to start causing problems/triggering this code?

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Saturday, December 8th, 2012 AT 12:51 AM

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  • Tiny
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What is the code number?

Roy

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Saturday, December 8th, 2012 AT 1:08 AM

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