Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Jeep Wrangler

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Jeep Wrangler is between $437 and $534 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1992 Jeep Wrangler
Clutch Replacement
$900 - $1508
1997 Jeep Wrangler Location: Both Sides
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$272 - $557
2002 Jeep Wrangler
Brake Pad Replacement
$179 - $272
1998 Jeep Wrangler Engine: 6 Cylinder
Head Gasket Replacement
$679 - $1011
1999 Jeep Wrangler
Heater Core Replacement
$424 - $746
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Jeep Wrangler Problems

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.

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.

Drivability Issues Due to Faulty Throttle Position Sensor

The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, proper diagnoses should always be performed before replacing any parts.

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Jeep Wrangler Questions

Above 30mph the front windshield makes excessive noise. (1 answer)

The noise is so loud, you can't hear the radio or the person beside you.

ABS and Traction Idiot Lights ON (1 answer)

I'm having the same problem 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. My ABS and traction lights always come on & off while driving. Replaced the right rear wheel speed sensor (cost WAY too much at the dealership but that's what they recommended). Still have the same problem. Especially if I hit a p...

How do I convert my 2wd wrangler to 4wd? (1 answer)

I am a new owner of a jeep and I'm courious about the process on converting my jeep to 4wd

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Jeep Wrangler Recalls

Air Bags Fail To Deploy In A Crash

The wiring to the front impact sensor could be stretched and pull out in an impact, which would prevent the signal to the Occupant Restraint Control (ORC) module indicating the crash event.  As a result, the air bags may not deploy as needed and the seat belt pretensioners may not activate. Dealers will reroute the front impact sensor wiring and relocate the impact sensor branch free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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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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