2.4L Tigershark Oil Consumption
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…Continue reading article "2.4L Tigershark Oil Consumption"
Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect
Make room, death wobble. You're not the only terrible Jeep suspension problem out there. Consider the electronic sway bar disconnect system that's great until you drive through a puddle and fry the system's electronics. …Continue reading article "Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect"
2.4L Tigershark Emissions
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) could be preparing for a major recall after discovering excessive emissions coming out vehicles with the 2.4L Tigershark engine. In a recent regulatory filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, …Continue reading article "2.4L Tigershark Emissions"
TRW Crash Sensor Defect
There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in the Fiat 500.Continue reading article "TRW Crash Sensor Defect"
Interior Water Leaks
Jeeps are supposed to represent durability, off-road capability and great all-weather handling. Unfortunately for thousands of Jeep Compass and Patriot owners, they're afraid to drive their cars in the rain due to numerous reports of leaks …Continue reading article "Interior Water Leaks"
Valve Stem Corrosion
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.Continue reading article "Valve Stem Corrosion"
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.Continue reading article "EcoDiesel Emissions"
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…Continue reading article "uConnect Hacks"
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