Jeep Commander Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Jeep Commander
Jeep Commander Problems
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.
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.
Jeep Commander Questions
The lights come on when the key is turned to first position but when turned further to start engine lights go off and the motor does not turn over.
A week ago I was at a complete stop fave the jeep some gas I heard a loud pop, managed to "roll "off the rd. Now it starts but won't go into any gear and won't go into park, I can push it and it moves, a good friend who knows more than the average joe abt cars, took a look and ...
After I've parked and I'm walking away from the vehicle. After every outing.
Jeep Commander Recalls
While operating the vehicle the driver may hit the ignition key with their knee, accidentally moving the key out of the run position. If this were to occur the engine would turn off, affecting various safety systems and increasing the risk of a crash and/or personal injury. As of this writing, the remedy for this recall is still under development.
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.
Jeep Commander Reviews
I have the Limited with the Hemi and towing package. It tows great! I have issues however, with the electrical side of this car since the day I bought it and no one will fix it. It now turns off and on randomly while driving down the interstate at 70 miles an hour or on a side street at 40 mph. All the dash lights flash and click, the car shuts off, then occasionally, it turns itself right...
Worst car I have ever owned. Multiple electrical problems from day one. Bad PCM, misprogrammed computer, AC motor went out, transmission went bad at 75k miles, interior door panels are loose. I am a Jeep lover, but this is the worst vehicle they ever made.
I Love this vehicle except for the electronic controls on the engine and the brakes wear quickly particularly the rear brakes. The fly-by-wire throttle is too slow to react and lacks adequate feel. It is a major source of frustration. I had to replace the rear brake pads at forty thousand miles and now again at seventy five thousand. This is the first vehicle I have owned that wears the rea...