Jeep Problems Tied to Lawsuits

2.4L Tigershark Oil Consumption

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A serious defect in the 2.4L Tigershark engine causes an excessive amount of oil to be burned during normal operation. Owners must constantly top off the oil and have consumption tests run at the dealership, or risk the engine seizing up an…

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Valve Stem Corrosion

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Fiat-Chrysler made a mistake by using aluminum valve stems in some of their early tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). The aluminum stem and metal cap are highly susceptible to corrosion from salt and other contaminates.

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EcoDiesel Emissions

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Fiat-Chrysler has agreed to pay over $800 million in fines and compensation for using defeat devices in 3-liter EcoDiesel engines. The settlement includes an average payout of $2,800 for each of the affected owners and lessees.

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uConnect Hacks

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Automakers have been swapping out mechanical parts for electronic control units, setting up in-car wifi networks, and connecting infotainment systems to cloud-based services. So it was only a matter of time before these technologies got hac…

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AHR Deploys

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The active head restraints in some Jeep vehicles are handing out free concussions. A mechanical breakdown inside the restraint means they could deploy randomly at any time.

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9-Speed ZF Transmission Problems

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The Cherokee and Renegade’s 9-speed transmission suffers from hard shifts, lurching problems, and a wiring harness defect that can cause suddenly shutdowns or unexpected shifting into neutral.

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Jeep TIPM Electrical Problems

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If you've heard of a TIPM, chances are you own a vehicle from Fiat-Chrysler (FCA). Think of it like a command center for all the electrical functions of your car, and in FCA's case a very, very disfunctional one.

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