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How many miles or km on your kl?
Model year?

I got a 2018 trailhawk 3.2l 60000km

Had to get Rdm replaced.

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2014 Trailhawk V6 (Bought Used in 2016 with 51k miles)
Over 134k miles on it

PTU has an internal failure as Low Range no longer engages (yet all other drive modes work), and power liftgate motor also failed. Otherwise, everything else works as intended. This is both my personal, and work vehicle. On average, I do about 20-25k miles/year, so I'm expecting over 200k miles on it within the next three years. My grand plan is for this to last me up to 300k miles. I do anticipate to replace the PTU at some point, but transmission I think if I flush the fluid from time to time, it should last well over that.

Besides oil changes, filters, and normal routine maintenance, it's been a good vehicle overall.

No warranty and a known transmission / PTU weakness
Latest I heard $7K a new PTU and 10K for a new transmission
If both went at the same time , repair bill would be more than the cars worth !
At the dealer, I got a quote for a new PTU at $2300US + Tax, so 7k sounds ridiculously high. I would think even a new transmission would only set you back maybe 4-5k at the dealer. Expect about 2/3rds the price at a good independent shop.
Is it still road worthy? How many miles did it go?
Still on that same PTU actually. Almost at 190k miles right now. Rest of the 4WD system works though. I've gone back and forth whether or not to replace it, or keep it as is. The more miles I put on it though, the value proposition becomes less and less.
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That is encouraging. Almost the same packages as my 2014 V6 TH but with only 122k miles.
Was hoping the tow group would include stronger drivetrain components. Especially PTU splines.
I Factory Ordered mine hoping somehow I got better components and 'build', but I know that didn't happen.
My guess is some of the drivetrain components are largely the same across the trims, relying on the "beefier" version from the get go to err on the side of caution. I see that's becoming more common on different marques, and models to keep costs down in manufacturing.
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