Problem Description and Possible Solution
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
Average mileage: 101,536 (20,020–147,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 3.3L V6
11 people reported this problem
Had to replace 120,000 engine because of main-bearing failure - used 100,000 mi engine installed. Leaked oil around the head gasket very badly. Will replace head/ and gasket - there's also a lifter knock in it. I have the old engine still so I will swap off the good head for the bad.