Jeep Commander Repair and Maintenance
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Jeep Commander ProblemsService 4WD System Warning Light On
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.
An abnormal noise may develop from the HVAC blower motor as a result of debris ingestion. After any debris is removed, an air baffle screen can be installed on the inlet opening under the cowl grill to try and prevent a re-occurrence of the problem.
After having a Recall completed (Solenoid Pack failure after P73 Recall for Final Drive Control Module) my 2008 Jeep Commander 5.7L got stuck in 4th Gear and became un-drivable. My Wife stopped the car, turned it off and back on and it when into Drive OK (D on the Display), but when she got up to speed on the Freeway again, the display changed to 4th Gear (4) and when she exited the Freeway, it wouldn't go back into Drive (D). She couldn't use...
Jeep Commander QuestionsI have changed all spark plugs and ignition coils but still misses while idling (1 answer)
One day started missing really bad and check engine light came on and I check the codes and it said multiple cylinders misfired so I changed all spark plugs and ignition coils. I started it up and I still runs the same with alot of misfiring and turns off by itself.
Where is the end of the drain line ?
car misfiring ,not running on all cylinders
Jeep Commander RecallsIgnition Key May Stick Between Positions in Ignition Key Cylinder
The ignition key may stick between desired positions in the ignition key cylinder mechanism, and may move between positions while driving. This can cause the engine to shut off and electrical accessories to stop operating. Dealers will repair this concern free of charge (a repair procedure is still under development as of the time of this writing).
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.