Jeep recall on ignition switch due to short-circuit on Jeep Wrangler

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

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Average mileage: 102,737 (47,700–192,000)
10 model years affected: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
34 people reported this problem
21 people shared problem details
2000 Jeep Wrangler65,000
Engine will not start at times and will cut off while driving. Turn signals will not work and radio will cut off without warning. Can giggle the key and sometimes get the electrical back on but not always.
2001 Jeep Wrangler192,000
Sometimes it won't crank when turn the switch. Sometimes it clicks when you turn the switch. Sometimes you have to wiggle key in ignition to get it to crank.
Engine cranks over but does not fire
1999 Jeep Wrangler90,000
Sometimes it will not start when turn the switch. Giggle the keys will help get the electrical back on but sometimes it won't. Battery is fine and when it does get a connection, it starts and runs fine.
2007 Jeep Wrangler75,000
2007 Wrangler Unlimited 4-door. Intermittent starting problem: Turn the key and hear a click, sometimes may actually turn the crank a 1/4 turn, but then nothing happens. Try it several times (4-6) and it will eventually start (so far). First had it checked at PEP Boys and they replaced the battery $145. Problem not resolved. Took the Jeep to the dealer, they replaced a little black box and charged us $225. Problem actually occurred more often, took it back to the dealer. They reprogrammed a module and charged another $75 (claimed they spent 2hrs doing diagnostics). Problem not resolved. Taking it back to dealer under their 90 day parts and labor Warranty on repairs.
2005 Jeep Wrangler66,000
Jeep engine initially cranks and then dies after about 5 seconds. Try to re-start and nothing's happens at all. Turn switch off then back on, engine will crank and run for another 5 seconds or so and then die again. Will continue to do this same pattern over and over.
Getting very expensive to deal with it. Keep having the same problem over and over.
2008 Jeep Wrangler97,000
Guage cluster is going hay wire.and lights flicker n wipers goin off ...
2005 Jeep Wrangler135,000
ignition dosent even click, engine wont start sometimes, needles on gauges bounce back and forth.
2001 Jeep Wrangler89,000
Vehicle will not start. Turning it rapidly back and forth will most time make it start.
2008 Jeep Wrangler93,000
Not fixed yet but jeep wont turn off.
Sometimes my 2001 Jeep Wrangler sport will not crank. Battery and starter have been tested and they're good. Sometimes wiggling the key gets it to crank. But most times not. And sometimes my radio and blinkers don't work while jeep's running, but will come on when wiggling the key.
2000 Jeep Wrangler150,000
Engine will not start at times and will cut off while driving. Turn signals will not work and radio will cut off without warning.
2001 Jeep Wrangler89,000
Turning signals and radio cut off randomly. Jiggling the key or stopping and restarting usually helps clear it.
1997 Jeep Wrangler78,000
will not start at times and radio and signal lights will not work sometimes but if i jiggle the key they will start working the problem is getting worse
2008 Jeep Wrangler66,645
Turn the key and nada. Take it out turn it over and nada. Wiggle for a few minutes and if I'm lucky, it starts.
1997 Jeep Wrangler144,541
Won't start on first try and some times it just clicks
2005 Jeep Wrangler133,000
car will click over but wont kick on.
2008 Jeep Wrangler80,000
wont start turn the key just a click replaced battery, starter, already and still does it.
2001 Jeep Wrangler125,899
Turn the key and start clicks cleaned all my terminals grounds check all the wireing tested it all new starter and dosbthe same thin
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