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Jeep Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The power window motor commonly fails in the front and rear doors. This may require replacement of the complete window regulator assembly which will include the window motor.

Engine -- Verified

3.7 V6 and 4.7 V8 engines may develop exhaust leaks due to broken exhaust manifold bolts. Exhaust manifold gaskets and bolts should be replaced as necessary.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Water can leak near the A-pillar, at the front edge of the driver and passenger side doors. An improved seal is available.

Engine -- Verified

An engine misfire at idle (rough idle), accompanied by illumination or flashing of the Check Engine Light, could indicate a problem with one or more of the intake valves. Revised intake valves & valve locks are available to address this concern.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Temperature blend and recirculation doors commonly fail, which can cause the AC modes not to change or the temperature to be different on the left and right sides. If replacing blend air doors, a recirculation door, a door link, or a sub-assembly housing, new heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) sub-assemblies are available that improve reliability.

Jeep Recalls (Recent)

Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Recall Vehicles Due to Excessive Passenger Side Air Bag Inflator Charge

Body, Interior & Misc., January 24, 2000
RepairPal Expert Overview:

2000 Chrysler 300M, Concorde, Dodge Intrepid, Jeep Grand Cherokee models affected. The charge of the passenger side air bag inflator may be excessive. This could cause passenger occupant injury in a collision. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag module with a correctly charged module.

Chyrsler Recalls 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Omitted Child Seat Tether Instruction Information

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000
RepairPal Expert Overview:

The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

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Jeep Recall 00V034000

Body, Interior & Misc., March 13, 2000



The Rear Brakes May Lock Under Certain Braking Conditions

Brakes, February 19, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview:

A problem with the software for the ABS control module may cause the rear brakes to lock up under certain braking conditions. Dealers will reprogram the ABS electronic control unit. The recall began February 19, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is F50.

Transmission May Not Hold in Park Position

Drive Train, November 28, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview:

On certain automatic transmissions, the cup plug that retains the park pawl anchor shaft may be improperly installed. If the shaft moves out of position, the vehicle may not be able to achieve "park" position. If this occurs and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the transmission and install a bracket to ensure the park pawl anchor shaft is retained in the proper position. This recall is expected to begin on November 28, 2005. The Chrysler recall number is E14.


Jeep Questions and Answers

all 40s, 1990 Jeep Cherokee, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, San Mateo, CA

Neither my owner's manual nor my repair manual mention what the idle speed in Park or Drive should be. The underhood emissions sticker states that all the engine parameters are fixed and do ...

amadeius6, 1990 Jeep Cherokee, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, Columbia, PA

when i am driving the jeep it just shouts off and will not start for about twenty min.the jeep will start after i wait ! the jeep is a 1988

cornelius, 1990 Jeep Cherokee, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, Chesapeake, VA

weld broke loose at the hinge,door hangs way down when you open it.

amadeius6, 1990 Jeep Cherokee, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, Columbia, PA

I am not getting any spark ! If it is not a coil what can i look at next ?

MechanicMark, 1990 Jeep Cherokee, Ortonville, MI

I have an 89 Wagoneer V8 and I believe the rear main is leaking. It has 89000 miles. I need to know how to remove the oil pan, clearance wise, and if the job can be done without removing the tran...

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Jeep Owners' Reviews

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My 2013 Patriot has been working great but suddenly it won't start. I am having major problems with the Integrated Power Module. It was replaced once already but burned out. Dealer now is going on two weeks trying to figure out what is wrong.

I have 114,234 miles on this Jeep and honestly had not many problems. the alternator did have a problem and I had to replace it. Plus I also changed all the pulleys. the only other maintenance I've had to do on it is brakes and tires of course. the only thing I would say is that the 205 70 r16 tires were garbage. I was able to put a wider tire 16 inch on it and it handles way better. now that I have the new alternator on we'll see how long the batteries last. Overall for how much I paid for it and how hard I've been on it it's treating me pretty well. not sure how the new ones are but I would probably buy another one. Definitely don't want a minivan and not willing to pay $30,000 for an SUV. I'm almost done being dad taxi. Lol!!!

ya I am driving jeep compass 2012 model i have experice this thing of abbnomal noise whenn you press or release clutch I donnt know

I am worried bbut the car has power mmeanning the clucth is working and thereis no smell

I bought my 2003 Jeep Liberty when it was 3 years old and had 40K miles on it - I've driven it every single day and I dearly love it - it is just a tough little car. Only expensive repair had to replace the water pump, $450, rest has been windshield wipers, tires, sensors, and things that are just gonna wear out. I know it won't last forever, but sure don't know what I'd ever replace it with???

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