2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 4dr SUV 4WD (3.8L 6cyl 6M)
I have always loved the Jeep style so I bought the four door and loved it... until 69,000 miles.
That's when the spider gear went out.
It was covered under the lifetime powertrain warranty because I bought it new in 2008.
I was told Jeep wouldn't cover it because the spider gear wasn't under the warranty coverage.
If the spider gear isn't powertrain, I don't know what is.
I threw a fit to Jeep and they finally covered it.
It stayed in the shop a week.
I went to go get it and was told the axle seals were leaking.
So it was gone another week.
Got it back and the axle seals were still leaking.
They replaced them again.
After that, it never worked right again.
Loved the style, 4 door feature, sits high, 4x4.
Stand behind a powertrain warranty, improve handling, improve gas mileage.