2005 Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Jeep Wrangler ProblemsWater May Leak From A-pillar on Side Doors
Water can leak near the A-pillar, at the front edge of the driver and passenger side doors. An improved seal is available.
The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, proper diagnoses should always be performed before replacing any parts.
Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Leakage from the transfer case normally occurs at the case-mating surfaces and require removal of the transfer case to reseal.
2005 Jeep Wrangler QuestionsThe check engine light came on. Nothing wrong with the car (1 answer)
Jeep stalls random at idle and running down the road ad there is no trend to when it stalls. Replaced CPS as this is the most common error. Stopped receiving CEL but still stalls? Did wiggle check back to the PCM and not getting a stall until I get ot the PCM and push on the connectors. Could thi...
Before the computer was replace I also had the check engine light throwing sensor codes. The overdrive had also been turning on and off on its own. The shop had my jeep for over 3 weeks. I have had it back for a week and now this starts up. Its is a jeep wrangler unlimited with a straight 6 motor...
2005 Jeep Wrangler RecallsTransmission May Not Hold in Park Position
On certain automatic transmissions, the cup plug that retains the park pawl anchor shaft may be improperly installed. If the shaft moves out of position, the vehicle may not be able to achieve "park" position. If this occurs and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the transmission and install a bracket to ensure the park pawl anchor shaft is retained in the proper position. This recall is expected to begin on November 28, 2005. The Chrysler recall number is E14.