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.
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.
Jeep Commander QuestionsWhy was I charged for a new key when I had the p41 recall fixed? (1 answer)
My key got stuck and I turned it over pretty hard to switch it over on and it broke. Shouldn't the key be included in replacement?
In Addition to the transmission over-temp warning I have on two occasions had the Jeep crank but run so rough that the whole vehicle shakes, on several other occasions it starts a little rough then just cuts off.
Only dtc 2100 low bat voltage--battery was run down Starts. Have been having overheating issues. replaced water & thermostat. fan runs
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.