Jeep Common Issues
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The most common Jeep problems

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Problems solved during Jeep’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Jeep dealer using our special page.



The most common Jeep’s problems by model

Cherokee Commander Compass Grand Cherokee Liberty Patriot Renegade Wrangler


The most common Jeep’s faults by keywords

Airbags

Jeep-Compass-2017--recall 3. 2. 2018

Jeep Compass (2017)

  30. 8. 2017- 17. 11. 2017
The securing nuts on the front passenger airbag may be loose. In the event of deployment of the fron ...
     908
jeep-patriot-2013-recall 14. 10. 2017

Jeep Patriot (2009 - 2014)

  14. 2. 2009 - 13. 8. 2014
In the event of an accident, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may not deploy as intended due ...
     791
jeep-compass-2012-recall 14. 10. 2017

Jeep Compass (2009 - 2014)

  14. 2. 2009 - 13. 8. 2014
In the event of an accident, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may not deploy as intended due ...
     789
jeep-wrangler-2012-recall 25. 5. 2017

Jeep Wrangler (2004 - 2012)

  MY 2004 - 2012
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag may cause uncontrolled inflation when the ...
     681
jeep-wrangler-2008-recall 31. 3. 2017

Jeep Wrangler (2006 - 2010)

  2. 3. 2006 - 13. 8. 2010
Dirt on the terminal spool of the steering column can lead to the driver airbag failing to be releas ...
     686

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Jeep-Compass-2018-brake-pistons 3. 2. 2019

Jeep Compass (2018)

  17. 3. 2018 - 21. 6. 2018
Incorrect coating of the brake pistons can result in the formation of gas in the hydraulic system. T ...
     368
Jeep-Cherokee-2018-recall-brake-pistons 3. 2. 2019

Jeep Cherokee (2018)

  17. 3. 2018 - 21. 6. 2018
Incorrect coating of the brake pistons can result in the formation of gas in the hydraulic system. T ...
     280

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

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Gearbox

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Suspension

Jeep-Wrangler-2018-recall-track-bar 4. 3. 2019

Jeep Wrangler (2018)

  7. 5. 2018 - 21. 8. 2018
The welds on the front track bar bracket may not be located correctly on the seam. This may cause se ...
     242
Jeep-Liberty-2005-recall-corrosion-arm 12. 10. 2018

Jeep Liberty (2003 - 2007)

  29. 4. 2003 - 29. 6. 2007
Corrosion on the rear transverse control arms may cause them to break. This can result in loss of dr ...
     498
Jeep-Compass-2018-recall-arm 6. 10. 2018

Jeep Compass (2018)

  12. 1. 2018 - 21. 1. 2018
Due to inadequate welding, the front transverse control arm may break. This could consequently lead ...
     559
16. 9. 2016

Jeep Cherokee (2015 - 2016)

  3. 10. 2015 - 19. 3. 2016
The front drive shaft may break, which may cause further damage to the underbody and lead to an acci ...
     923
jeep-grand-cherokee-2015-recall 11. 9. 2015

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2015)

  MY 2015
The rear suspension lower control arms on the vehicles concerned may have been incorrectly heat trea ...
     716

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

Jeep-Wrangler-rhd-uk-2018-recall--steering 2. 8. 2019

Jeep Wrangler RHD (2017 - 2019)

  9. 10. 2017 - 13. 2. 2019
A fixing nut on the steering shaft may become loose. This can impair the vehicle steerability, incre ...
     88
13. 5. 2016

Jeep Patriot (2015)

  4. 1. 2015 - 12. 5. 2015
The power steering return hose clamp may not be correctly attached. Consequently, power steering oil ...
     1,083
13. 5. 2016

Jeep Compass (2015)

  4. 1. 2015 - 12. 5. 2015
The power steering return hose clamp may not be correctly attached. Consequently, power steering oil ...
     860

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

jeep-liberty-2005 26. 2. 2016

Jeep Liberty (2002 - 2007)

  MY 2002 - 2007
The rear vehicle structure may allow fuel leakage during certain low-speed collisions which could re ...
     754

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

jeep-renegade-2014 26. 11. 2016

Jeep Renegade (2014 - 2016)

  25. 8. 2014 - 25. 6. 2016
Fixing components in the trailer coupling device are missing. If a trailer is being used, the traile ...
     1,443
15. 4. 2016

Jeep Cherokee (2016)

  MY 2016
Water may penetrate the cable connectors of the electric control for the rear door, which may cause ...
     784

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Jeep-Compass-2017-recall-daylights 6. 10. 2018

Jeep Compass (2016 - 2017)

  15. 12. 2016 - 26. 10. 2017
The electrical connections for the daytime running lamps are inadequate and the lights may be disabl ...
jeep-compass-2017-recall 1. 12. 2017

Jeep Compass (2016 - 2017)

  18. 10. 2016 - 28. 4. 2017
The User’s Guide contains incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, depicting the ...
     596
7. 10. 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2011 - 2012)

  2011 - 2012
A short circuit in the wiring of a lamp installed in the sunvisor may cause a fire. Vehicles affecte ...
     1,113
jeep-wrangler-2006 19. 2. 2016

Jeep Wrangler (2006)

  MY 2006
The springs within the clutch pedal position switch that prevents the vehicle from starting unless t ...
     689
jeep_commander_2007 22. 1. 2016

Jeep Commander (2005 - 2007)

  2005 - 2007
The ignition key may jump to the ‘off’ position while driving. The engine, the power ste ...
     840

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

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Stabilization

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Seat Belts

jeep-patriot-2013-recall 14. 10. 2017

Jeep Patriot (2009 - 2014)

  14. 2. 2009 - 13. 8. 2014
In the event of an accident, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may not deploy as intended due ...
     791
jeep-compass-2012-recall 14. 10. 2017

Jeep Compass (2009 - 2014)

  14. 2. 2009 - 13. 8. 2014
In the event of an accident, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may not deploy as intended due ...
     789
8. 4. 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2002 - 2004)

  2002 - 2004
Airbags and/or safety belt pre-tensioners may be deployed inadvertently, owing to voltage spikes. Th ...
     946
8. 4. 2016

Jeep Liberty (2002 - 2004)

  2002 - 2004
Airbags and/or safety belt pre-tensioners may be deployed inadvertently, owing to voltage spikes. Th ...
     880

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

Jeep-Cherokee-2018-recall-seat-bolts 20. 7. 2019

Jeep Cherokee (2018)

  26. 11. 2018 - 3. 12. 2018
The bolts on the passenger seat may not have been tightened to the required torque. As a result, the ...
     123
Jeep-Compass-2018-recall-seats-lock 15. 6. 2019

Jeep Compass (2017 - 2018)

  25. 8. 2017 - 4. 1. 2018
A defective rear seat-back locking mechanism could lead to the seat back folding forward unexpectedl ...
     204
Jeep-Compass-2017-recall-seats 12. 10. 2018

Jeep Compass (2017 - 2018)

  27. 10. 2017 - 21. 2. 2018
A faulty rear seat-back locking mechanism could lead to the seat back folding forward unexpectedly i ...
     445
jeep-liberty-2013-recall-headrest 16. 6. 2018

Jeep Liberty (2011 - 2013)

  19. 6. 2011 - 31. 12. 2013
There is an internal fault in the control module for the occupant restraint controller. In the event ...
     981
jeep-cherokee-2012-recall-headrest 16. 6. 2018

Jeep Cherokee (2011 - 2013)

  19. 6. 2011 - 31. 12. 2013
There is an internal fault in the control module for the occupant restraint controller. In the event ...
     612

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

Jeep-Compass-2017-recall-daylights 6. 10. 2018

Jeep Compass (2016 - 2017)

  15. 12. 2016 - 26. 10. 2017
The electrical connections for the daytime running lamps are inadequate and the lights may be disabl ...
19. 8. 2016

Jeep Cherokee (2013 - 2015)

  10. 9. 2013 - 6. 8. 2015
The control module may have the wrong parameters for headlamp levelling. This can mean that the swit ...
     820

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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