Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance

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

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Jeep Wrangler Problems

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.

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.

Water leak due to plugged AC drain, updated drain hose available

If water leaks into the passenger compartment and under the passenger side carpet, an heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) drain hose is available.

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Jeep Wrangler Questions

i have a 1 in. tear at the edge of my top. whats the best way to fix it? (1 answer)

i would to prohibit the tear from spreading. it's located at the end of where the top hooks under the rim by the top of the window
thanks

Difficult to steer for hwy use. (1 answer)

I'm aware front left shock in need of replacement. So I am replacing both front. Steering is not a problem for city use or speeds up to55- 60 mph. Above that & oddly not always, jeep becomes hard to steer. Steering becomes difficult & shakes violently until speed is reduced. 1st inci...

How do I stop the rock rail from 'popping' when I turn my jeep? Bushings? (1 answer)

I just bought a 2013 Jeep Rubicon. The dealer tells me the popping I hear when I turn either right or left is from the after market rock rails that were on it when I bought it. Other than remove them: what can I do to stop the noise? I need the step to get up into the jeep.

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Jeep Wrangler Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In An Accident

For right hand drive vehicles: the clockspring assembly that powers the driver's frontal air bag may become contaminated with dust and result in the failure of the driver's frontal air bag circuit. This would prevent deployment as commanded in an accident. Dealers will replace the clockspring, wheel back cover and column shroud free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In An Accident

The clockspring assembly may have become contaminated with dust and cause the air bag circuit to fail for the driver's frontal air bag. Dealers will replace the clockspring, wheel back cover and column shroud free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Jeep Wrangler Reviews

I am the 3rd owner of this vehicle. It is a 2.5l 4cyl. so it has a weaker transmission and rear axle due to a low amount of power. had to replace whole rear end mechanically 4 years ago. Body/interior is fairy OK for it being 17 years old, but with the design it easily gets rock chips on the grill and windshield. Brakes have been great, only had to replace once in the 7 years I've owned it, mai...
I'm a rural carrier. Love my wrangler just a couple small issues. emission censor above gas tank due to dust. and small leak around thermostat. all covered by warranty.
I purchased my 2008 Wrangler, brand new, off the lot. I love it, but, I've made a few changes, to enhance my enjoyment of this off-road animal. Truly, after 57,000 miles, the V6 engine is just coming into its own, with power increasing as it wears in. However, one problem with the V6 is low end (RPM) torque; it sucks. This is most noticeable when "rock crawling" in 4WD. What I did to improv...

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