Jeep Issues

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 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 ...
     202
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 ...
     300
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 ...
     166
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 ...
     362
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 ...
     414
Jeep-Renegade-2016-recall 15. 1. 2017

Jeep Renegade (2016)

  MY 2016 - 2017
In the event of a crash, the front impact sensor wiring may be pulled until it detaches before a sig ...
     935
22. 7. 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2003 - 2004)

  20. 3. 2003 - 9. 12. 2004
A defect in the control unit of the occupant restraint system may cause the front airbag and/or the ...
     484
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 ...
     335

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

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Engine

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Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

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 ...
     554
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 ...
     366

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

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 ...
     653
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 ...
     463

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 ...
     444

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 ...
     547
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 ...
     404

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

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 ...
     207
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 ...
     664
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 ...
     383
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 ...
     423
jeep-grand-cherokee-2006 22. 1. 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2005 - 2007)

  2005 - 2007
The ignition key may jump to the ‘off’ position while driving. The engine, the power ste ...
     711
Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-2013-recall 27. 11. 2015

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2012 - 2013
A fault with the alternator can result in the failure of the electrical systems and cause the vehicl ...
     526

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 ...
     300
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 ...
     166
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 ...
     335
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 ...
     500

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

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 ...
     236
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 ...
     126
Jeep-Cherokee-2015-recall 12. 2. 2017

Jeep Cherokee (2013 - 2016)

  26. 7. 2013 - 5. 2. 2016
The seat fasteners were not tightened to the required torque. In the event of an accident, there cou ...
     659

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

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 ...
     518

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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