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2006 Jeep Commander Problems

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Most Common 2006 Jeep Commander Problems

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 ...
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 ...
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.
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0 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Brakes Problems

4 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Drive Train Problems

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 ...
Delayed engagement of the automatic transmission may be due to a faulty internal cooler return filter. Our technicians tell us all cooler filters with the "AB" suffix on the part number are suspect...

3 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Electrical & Lights Problems

Use of a cell phone with the vehicles radio on can cause a buzz or clicking sound from the radio speakers. It is recommend to move the cell phone away from any components of the radio system if thi...
A significant vibration with moderate braking at highway speeds may develop on vehicles stored outdoors for 3 months or more. This condition may be due to corrosion on the brake rotors. Our technic...

4 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Engine Problems

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.
Spark knock, noise/vibration/harshness, and/or Check Engine Light issues may develop. Our technicians tell us powertrain control module (PCM) software upgrades may correct these concerns.
On Vehicles with a 4.7L or 5.7L V8 engine, the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P2181 for a cooling system performance fault. Or technicians tell us that updated software for the powert...

5 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Exhaust & Emissions Problems

EGR valve position sensor fault code(s) may be stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. A PCM software upgrade is available which may corre...
Our technicians tell us that various driveability issues and/or illumination of the check engine or electronic stability program (ESP) warning lights may occur on vehicles with 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 ...

3 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Vehicles with manual temperature control may develop a condition where warm air is coming from the instrument panel outlets when cold has been selected. Our technicians tell us a revised air dist...
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 gril...

1 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Maintenance Problem

2 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Miscellaneous Problems

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 ...
Owners have reported several instances of the interior door handles coming loose or breaking. The factory door handles are part of the entire door panel, so an OEM or factory repair would require r...

2 Known 2006 Jeep Commander Suspension & Steering Problems

A whine sound may develop from the power steering immediately after starting the engine at temperatures below 32 degrees. The repair may involve replacing the remote mounted power steering reservoir.
A squeak noise may be noted from the rear suspension. Replacement of the upper spring isolators and reorientation or the rear springs may be required to correct this condition.

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Known 2006 Jeep Commander Problems & Complaints

A whine sound may develop from the power steering immediately after starting the engine at temperatures below 32 degrees. The repair may involve replacing the remote mounted power steering reservoir.
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 ...
Delayed engagement of the automatic transmission may be due to a faulty internal cooler return filter. Our technicians tell us all cooler filters with the "AB" suffix on the part number are suspect...
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.
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 ...
Owners have reported several instances of the interior door handles coming loose or breaking. The factory door handles are part of the entire door panel, so an OEM or factory repair would require r...
Vehicles with manual temperature control may develop a condition where warm air is coming from the instrument panel outlets when cold has been selected. Our technicians tell us a revised air dist...
On Vehicles with a 4.7L or 5.7L V8 engine, the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P2181 for a cooling system performance fault. Or technicians tell us that updated software for the powert...
Spark knock, noise/vibration/harshness, and/or Check Engine Light issues may develop. Our technicians tell us powertrain control module (PCM) software upgrades may correct these concerns.
EGR valve position sensor fault code(s) may be stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. A PCM software upgrade is available which may corre...
Our technicians tell us that various driveability issues and/or illumination of the check engine or electronic stability program (ESP) warning lights may occur on vehicles with 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 ...
A ringing sound may be noted from the driveshaft when shifting from drive to reverse and reverse to drive. The repair may involve replacing the automatic transmission output flange and applying "St...
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