2010 Jeep Commander Repair and Maintenance
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2010 Jeep Commander ProblemsInterior door handles break off of door panel
Owners have reported several instances of the interior door handles coming loose or breaking. The factory door handles are part of the entire door panel, so an OEM or factory repair would require replacement of the door panel at considerable cost. There are multiple aftermarket solutions involving removing the door panel to repair the original assembly, or retrofitting an aftermarket interior handle to address the issue.
The service 4WD system light may illuminate with no fault codes stored in the final drive control module (FDCM). Our technicians tell us a software update for the FDCM is available to correct this concern.
Vehicles with manual temperature control may develop a condition where warm air is coming from the instrument panel outlets when cold has been selected. Our technicians tell us a revised air distribution housing is available to correct this concern.
2010 Jeep Commander QuestionsHow do I unclogg a ac drain line that is leaking from under my glove box? (1 answer)
Where is the end of the drain line ?
When trying to change spark plugs, the coil packs on drivers side wont come all the way out or hard to remove due to the bolt not coming out.
2010 Jeep Commander RecallsThe Transfer Case may Shift into Neutral Unexpectedly
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.
Chrysler is recalling 2010 Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Charger, Jeep Commander, Grand Cherokee, and Dodge Ram vehicles due to a problem with the wireless ignition node (Win) module, which can exhibit a binding condition of the solenoid latch. It's possible that the key can be removed from the ignition switch prior to placing the shifter in "Park," which can cause unintended vehicle movement. Dealers will inspect and replace the Win module free of charge.
Chrysler is recalling 2010 Jeep Commander and Grand Cherokee vehicles because the rear track bar may have been manufactured improperly. This can cause reduced vehicle stability, which can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the rear track bar bushing retaining hoop and replace the rear track bar, if necessary.