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. …
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.
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.
Where Steering 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.
- 2010 Wrangler death wobble 12 (100%)
- 2012 Grand Cherokee power steering rack leaking 9 (75%)
- 2020 Gladiator wandering at highway speeds 5 (42%)
- 2013 Wrangler death wobble 5 (42%)
- 2020 Wrangler steering is loose 4 (33%)
- 2015 Grand Cherokee steering wheel vibration 4 (33%)
- 2014 Grand Cherokee loss of power steering fluid 4 (33%)
The 2021 Cherokee has been recalled because its front lower control arms can fracture.
The problem is dangerous enough that Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is advising owners not to drive until the vehicles can be inspected. That's an ominous start for the latest iteration of the popular SUV.…keep reading
The 2018 Wrangler is being recalled to repair a steering shaft weld that can create a dangerous driving situation.
Engineers found the Wranglers have incomplete long seam welds that can cause a split, and combined with high steering wheel torque, the steering wheel will lose center positioning.…keep reading