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I have a question I am looking to buy a Dodge Journey 2011.

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Hi , I have a question I am looking to buy a Dodge Journey 2011. I went to see it everything looks good the odometer says 285, 000. Miles. The guy is telling me that's not correct. He's telling me there was a recall on the motor , and he's telling me I don't understand that is hours on the motor. Then he said he has 7,800 hours on the rebuilt motor.
I am a woman with experience and would not touch this car. But I need confirmation for my HUSBAND.
First off, when did hours become the new way to describe use of an engine in auto?
I have only known that to be on boat motors ?And other than someone trying to scam to get his price, am I missing something?
Thank you.
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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Hey how are you , I will try to assist you on this :)
The 285000 miles os really high ,mileage , the engine went bad obviously and he replaced or rebuild it and only has 7800 hours on it , BUT THE REST OF THE VEHICLE ,LIKE THE SUSPENSION , STEERING , TRANSMISSIN , ABS BRAKE SYSTEM ETC STILL HAVE THAT HIGH MILEAGE , I ADVIZE AGAINST THIS VEHICLE , IS IT GOUNG TO BE A DAILY COO UT FOR YOU OR OCCASIONAL IS THAT A DEALER OR INDIVIDUAL SELLING IT
PLEASE LET ME KNOW
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Something is not right here I agree , ask to see paper work on that motor , what is the warranty was a full block rebuild or just top engine , we need more info but looks and sound like a red flag
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It's a private seller. I know this is a red flag . I just needed an expert to tell him. :)
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