2005 Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Jeep Wrangler

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Problems

Water 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.

Jeep recall on ignition switch due to short-circuit

Jeep issued a recall on the ignition switch because the switch could short-circuit in the presence of water or impurities.

Drivability Issues Due to Faulty Throttle Position Sensor

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.

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Questions

what is considered normal running temperature for the 2.5, 4 cylinder engine. (1 answer)

mine was running about 198 and now has started to run around 210. Is this normal for the 2.5?

The check engine light came on. Nothing wrong with the car (1 answer)

2005 Wrangler unlimited 4.0. Stalls at random whether driving or at idle. Ideas? (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...

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Recalls

Transmission 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.

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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I've got 108,000 miles on the 2005 Wrangler Unlimited I purchased new in January 2005. I've had the Heat/AC fan switch replaced three times (average cost is $150.00) per time. The multipurpose turn signal, dimmer switch, fog lamp assembly has worn out (approximately 92K miles) causing the fog lamps to come on while it's sitting still and draining my battery. Estimate to replace this assembly...
Plastic Trim pieces went to crack and break in either extrem heat or cold. (I ilve in vegas and huth in utah in the winter) 120 in the summer -20 in the winters of utah. the breaks are awesome. im at 60000 and just had them replaced. the drive train is rock solid. no problems at all. the only problems i have had that are electrical are related to the cam position sensor. they seem to go o...

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