Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance

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

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Jeep Wrangler Problems

Loose/Worn Suspension/Steering Components May Cause Wobble in Steering Wheel

Loose or worn suspension and steering components can cause a wobble or shaking in the steering wheel. It may happen at a certain speed and subside as the vehicle accelerates through the range. Tire balance can contribute to this as well.

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.

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Jeep Wrangler Questions

AC not working. Blower motor, relay switch maybe? (1 answer)

Sounds like compressor will run but no air. Same situation with heater.Black exterior & interior. In DFW area. Man I'm dying. Must be 120 degrees inside furnace on wwheel!Easiest & least $ is my approach. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks!

Tilt wheel moves all around is something broke and is it going to fall of (1 answer)

Tilt wheel moves up and and side to side . It will not lock.still steers good.

I have seen many reports of the same ignition problem I have. But NO fixes. (2 answers)

Turn key, hear a click, instruments come on but starter will not engage. Reports that there is a problem with ignition in steering column but no fix. How can I fix this problem?

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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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