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I have a 2016 Renegade 2x latitude w/2.4L multi-air. We have owned this Jeep since March 2018, so just passed the 2 year mark. It had 11,900 miles on it when we got it.
It now has 97,600 miles on it. So yes obviously I’ve put some miles on it in 2 years time,
It burned oil from the beginning, wasn’t to bad in the beginning, about a quart every 5000 mile oil change. Then it developed a oil leak from the back drivers side of the oil pan, this was because some how around 60,000 miles the corner oil pan bolt just decided to loosen up for no apparent reason. So I got a tube of Ultra Black high temp gasket sealer as well as a completely new set of oil pan bolts and the problem is no more. Then P-004 happened ( mis-fire cylinder 4, firing order that is, not necessarily cylinder 4 physical location. So I took the engine cover off removing the coil packs and the spark plugs. And guess what I found, number 4 cylinder (firing and location order is the same) the spark plug was about the ja-crispyest plug I’ve ever seen in my life, and ive always changed my own oil since I was 16 and the old man gave me a choice between a 1966 tilt body hood 396 Malibu, or a 1931 Ford with a 351clevland as my first ride( I took the 66 Malibu of course). So I did the obvious thing first and changed the plug, about 4 days later I went to see how things were going with cylinder 4 and my god man the plug looked just like the plug I took out just a few days before, now at this point I started to employ a little Sherlock Holmes and remembered that ive been noticing that the battery voltage which normally reads at 14.8V was periodically reading 15.6V for short periods of time, so somehow the voltage going through the coil-pack was more than it should have allowed ( a short of some kind somewhere and it started frying the #4 cylinder plug and hence the piston rings as well, I then switched out the coil-pack for C-4 and another new plug and problem solved, or so I thought. About a week and a half later I was checking the oil level as i do about every 3 days or so now and noticed the odd oder of fuel on the dip-stick, this was because I was now having a issue called blow by where your piston rings allow unburnt fuel to escape pass the oil rings(all 3 of them)
into the crankcase. This is happening because of this hose ( And yes the actual name of the part is the “More Air Hose”) right by the oil fill cap on the block that vents the crank case into the air-intake ( kinda like the CVG VALVE) which then sends it (That’s Right)
Into the piston chamber where i guess it is supposed to mix with the air and fuel to create combustion, but synthetic oil don’t wanna burn real good so it started prematurely wearing out the piston rings which now allows fuel to blow passed into the crank case. Unfortunately I have never changed out piston rings before, but thank god for U-Tube so that is my next step, unless anybody has a better solution For which I am
all ears(and thank you if you do).
 

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I tried to find match sticks to prop open my eyelids to try and read a wall of black letters.

Almost every line had to be re-read to ensure I was reading the narrative correctly.

If you will take one piece of advice from me then it is the need to add spaces (press enter key) between paragraphs, change in thoughts or even do it between sentences as I have.

However I cannot assist you Sherlock Holmes and I trust you will find an answer by searching or even perhaps a sympathetic shoulder to cry on.

Good luck on finding that fix. (y)(y)(y)

ps. Welcome to the forum :D
 

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Thank you Mr. puddlesplasher,
I do appreciate the lesson on how to structure my sentence and paragraph language into a form more suitable to a James Patterson novel.
I can only hope that what I write in the future will be easier for all to read and comprehend, than the travesty that I have placed before you in my first social forum attempt.
I shall hide my anxieties at reaching out socially to strangers and seek out an English tutor instead, so that I may never again offend with my lack of proper etiquette for the Renegade Forum.

Sincerely,

2.4Lmulti-airsux

p.s. Thank you for your service as a firefighter ( you are appreciated) and the welcome to the forum.
 

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I'm afraid I must agree with puddlesplasher. It certainly isn't offensive but I gave up reading after the first couple of sentences.

You can react 2 ways, take on board advice given so that you may reach more people in order to canvass solutions, or take it personally that the advice is actually criticism.

The former option (in my view) would be more successful.
 

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So I should just try to abbreviate everything to it’s most simple form. Puddlesplasher could have said exactly that and I would have taken it as advice. But the “match stick to prop open my eyes” comment was obviously criticism. Or perhaps my lack of a dictionary from across the pond has me all messed around with the definition of criticism.

thanks for the comment. I can’t wait to see who’s going to comment on this post.
 

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I'd say your response is right on the mark. There was a lot of information within your first post but no time to 'come up for air'. You obviously have a clear idea of the fault.

Oh, I forgot to add, unfortunately I've not had any experience with your issue but hopefully someone with more 'Renegade time under the belt' will be able to assist. Failing that, perhaps the jeep support team might be able to get in touch.
 

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So I should just try to abbreviate everything to it’s most simple form. Puddlesplasher could have said exactly that.

Thanks for the comment. I can’t wait to see who’s going to comment on this post.
I NEVER ask anyone to abbreviate what they are posting as I love a good long read as much as the next person. Reading and learning from this forum is a method of how knowledge is gained and you too can have that experience.

Ex-pat intimated to you that people are here to assist with your queries but how can they if they "switch-off" after reading a few lines of your experience due to a wall of letters? Your comment about James Patterson is indicative that you do have some knowledge of an Author and his book writing style which is one of large letters, big spaces and a short, sharp, story line. Such as appeared in Cat and Mouse perhaps even The Big bad Wolf?

I really wanted to help you or at the very least, be able to direct you towards some magnificent members on this forum that specialise in the field of mechanical engineering of which you seek. Yet your intolerance towards a forum member for offering advice on how to present your issue suggests that you merely continued typing out your problem to get it off your chest. :unsure: that is acceptable ;)

ps. (Your last post)
Gramatically any sentence beginning "I" should not be repeated at the start of the next sentence. In your instance it was after Lines, 2, 3 +4. Please do not think the Grammar Police are upon you as I would rather read a difficult passage and be able to pass on information that gives you a satisfactory conclusion to your query. Perhaps the bold excuse given above should be considered?
 
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