Leather Dashboard Wrinkles
The leather dashboard of the Grand Cherokee's most expensive trim level makes the SUV look cheap over time. That's because of widespread issues with bubbling, warping, and wrinkling…Continue reading article "Leather Dashboard Wrinkles"
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.Continue reading article "AHR Deploys"
Jeep Vehicles with Recalled Takata Airbags
Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 37 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in aut…Continue reading article "Jeep Vehicles with Recalled Takata Airbags"
9-Speed ZF Transmission Problems
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.Continue reading article "9-Speed ZF Transmission Problems"
Faulty Wrangler Welds
The 4th generation (2018-2019) Wrangler has already been recalled multiple times for weld-related issues. Now the feds have been petitioned to look into further weld defects that could lead to ccatastrophic failures in 220,000 Wranglers.Continue reading article "Faulty Wrangler Welds"
Jeep TIPM Electrical Problems
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.Continue reading article "Jeep TIPM Electrical Problems"
The death wobble is a creative term coined by Jeep owners that describes a situation when the front axle begins violently oscillating, causing the car to shake (or wobble) in a manner which makes the vehicle hard to control.Continue reading article "Death Wobble"
Window Regulator Failure
Without the window regulator, power windows become useless. That's exactly what has happened to thousands of Jeep owners; hundreds have complained about their windows falling into the door, sometimes at highway speeds!…Continue reading article "Window Regulator Failure"
The Most Common Jeep Problems
Jeep vehicles tend to break in certain ways. So we comb over complaint, recall, and investigation data to come up with a list of the most likely problems an Jeep owner is going to face.
We can then compare that to lawsuits, service bulletin repair information, and owner submitted ideas to give you some options for what to do when a specific problem happens.
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