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2008 Jeep Commander

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2008 Jeep Commander Problems

Engine -- Verified

3.7 V6 and 4.7 V8 engines may develop exhaust leaks due to broken exhaust manifold bolts. Exhaust manifold gaskets and bolts should be replaced as necessary.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A water leak from the sunroof and/or headliner is often caused by clogged or misrouted sunroof drain tubes. Inspecting the sunroof drain tubes should be the first step in checking for the cause of these type of water leaks.

Drive Train -- Verified

Delayed engagement of the automatic transmission may be due to a faulty internal cooler return filter. Our technicians tell us all cooler filters with the "AB" suffix on the part number are suspect and should be replaced.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

An abnormal noise may develop from the HVAC blower motor as a result of debris ingestion. After any debris is removed, an air baffle screen can be installed on the inlet opening under the cowl grill to try and prevent a re-occurrence of the problem.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A squeak noise may be noted from the rear suspension. Replacement of the upper spring isolators and reorientation or the rear springs may be required to correct this condition.

2008 Jeep Commander Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 18, 2008

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The front control module may have been manufactured incorrectly. As a result, the windshield wipers could fail or the engine could stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the front control module and replace it as necessary. The recall is expected to begin on February 18, 2008. The Chrysler recall number is H03.

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Drive Train, May 7, 2013

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The 4-wheel drive transfer case can direct engine power to the rear wheels only, all four wheels, or in its neutral position, non at all. These vehicles are being recalled because the transfer case can shift into its neutral position without warning. If this were to occur, engine power would not reach any of the drive wheels and the vehicle could not move under its own power. Dealers will reprogram the final drive controller which governs the transfer case to correct this concern.

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2008 Jeep Commander Questions and Answers

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Teresa C, 2008 Jeep Commander, 3.7L V6, Lexington, KY

my truck was recently involved in an accident while parked in front of my house. It hasn't run right since. The transmission fluid is black. and the clips that hold the hoses are melted. Is...

Celeste1234, 2008 Jeep Commander, Franklin, IN

The computer screen reads transmission over temp, check gauges. What is wrong?

been_nice, 2008 Jeep Commander, 4.7L V8, Baton Rouge, LA

While driving down the interstate by check engine light came on followed by more lights and the traction control light. After I pulled off to the shoulder the engine died. After having it towed to...

flowerfive, 2008 Jeep Commander, 4.7L V8, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

headlights, blinkers, dashboard lights, windshield wipers stopped working all of the sudden.. emergency lights and stop lights still work, headlights stay on when the car is running.

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