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"
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"
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"
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.
- death wobble in the 2010 Wrangler
- power steering rack leaking in the 2012 Grand Cherokee
- wandering at highway speeds in the 2020 Gladiator
- death wobble in the 2013 Wrangler
- steering is loose in the 2020 Wrangler
- steering wheel vibration in the 2015 Grand Cherokee
- loss of power steering fluid in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
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 article "2021 Jeep Cherokee Owners Should Park Their SUVs Until This Dangerous Problem is Inspected"
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 article "Steering Shaft Welding Problem Can Cause a Loss of Control"