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"
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"
Where Interior Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- leather dashboard is bubbling/wrinkling up in the 2011 Grand Cherokee
- door handle broken in the 2006 Commander
- leather bubbling on dashboard in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
- leather dash has delaminated in the 2012 Grand Cherokee
- uncomfortable seats in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
- door handles have broken from interior door panels in the 2005 Grand Cherokee
- Radio system malfunctions in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
A tiny group of 2019 Jeep Cherokees shipped with defective instrument clusters.
That means no working gauges, warning chimes, or gauges. You know, little stuff like that. The recall is already underway.keep reading article "Small Number of 2019 Cherokees Have Defective Instrument Clusters"
A Florida lawsuit says Fiat-Chrysler's (FCA) active head restraint is a little too active for their liking.
The safety system tries to reduce whiplash by springing the head restraint forward in the event of a crash. However, the plastic brackets keeping the restraint in place are defective and allowing the the restraint to deploy randomly instead.…keep reading article "Lawsuit Says Jeep’s Active Head Restraints Are Too Active"
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 470,000 cars with active head restraints after an internal investigation revealed there were problems with the occupant restraint control modules that can degrade.
The investigation came after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) inquired about AHR complaints in the 2012 Jeep Liberty SUVs and 2012-2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger cars.
The Liberty was involved in another AHR recall back in 2013.keep reading article "2012 Liberty’s Active Head Restraint Recalled"
The 2011-2013 Liberty has been recalled because a faulty microcontroller in the active head restraints could cause the system to fail.
The silver lining? If an active head restraint fails, it just becomes an inactive head restraint until you can get your module replaced or software updated.keep reading article "Active Head Restraints Recalled"