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Most Common 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 Jeep Commander Brakes Problems

3 Known 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...
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...

6 Known Jeep Commander Electrical & Lights Problems

The hard drive for the MYGIG radio may become corrupt. Symptoms would include: The radio does not go past the "Navigation is being activated" screen, music on the hard drive cannot be accessed, cap...
The oil change monitor may illuminate prematurely. A powertrain control module (PCM) software update is available which should correct this concern.
Vehicles equipped with a MYGIG radio may encounter a dead battery condition. This can be caused by the radio not powering down properly. Flickering of the radio backlighting when the radio should b...

5 Known 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...

4 Known 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...
On Vehicles with a 3.7L V6 or 4.7L V8 engine, the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P013A and/or P013C. Or technicians tell us that updated software for the powertrain control module (PC...
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 ...

2 Known 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...

0 Known Jeep Commander Maintenance Problems

4 Known 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...
A popping or groan type noise may occur when opening or closing one or more of the vehicle doors. This may be caused bu insufficient lube on the lower hinge roller axle. Applying a small amount of ...

2 Known 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 Jeep Commander Problems & Complaints

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 ...
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...
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...
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.
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.
On Vehicles with a 3.7L V6 or 4.7L V8 engine, the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P013A and/or P013C. Or technicians tell us that updated software for the powertrain control module (PC...
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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