3rd Generation (2007—2017) Wrangler Problems

Wrangler owners with a 2007—2017 model year have the most problems with the electrical (21%), suspension (19%), and the engine (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Tipm Failure 48 complaints at an average of 46,945 miles in the 2012 Jeep Wrangler.
  2. Blown Engine 9 complaints at an average of 61,470 miles in the 2011 Jeep Wrangler.
  3. Oil Housing Leak 21 complaints at an average of 44,620 miles in the 2014 Jeep Wrangler.

What Wrangler Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Jeep model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Watch out for these common problems

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