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Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 28, 2012
Location:
Denver, CO

i started the jeep and traveled normally for about a third of a mile on local streets. the problem started when i turned onto a collector street from a local street applying full throttle. when i lifted my foot off the throttle pedal the jeep kept accelerating. the electronic throttle control warning light went on. i stopped the car by applying the brake and putting the transmission in neutral. the engine continued to rev at about 4000 rpm with the jeep stopped. i turned off the jeep and checked the position of the carpet protector to make sure it was not interfering with the accelerator. it was not in a position where it could overlap the throttle. i also checked the accelerator pedal and found it operating normally in terms of position and action. i turned the engine back on and the jeep reacted normally for the remainder of the trip. dealer not able to replicated but reported error message that both brakes and accelerator were both depressed. also reported that carpet was not involved. *tr *js

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50200 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J8HR48N58C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE 2008 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2009
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Sept 13, 2011
Location:
Northville, MI

tl* the contact owns a 2009 jeep grand cherokee. the contact was driving 30 mph when the vehicle stalled. the failure recurred numerous times. the vehicle was taken to the dealer but the failure was unable to be duplicated. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 15,000 and current mileage 22,500.

Mileage was 15000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2012
Location:
Elgin, IL

engine developed a ticking sound on driver's side engine bay. sounds like engine is missing or tapping on driver's side. loss of power/stalls more common now. took vehicle to chrysler and they say that my engine is just "loud" compared to all other 2012's and that it's normal. they told me to just drive it until it fails and then bring it back in because chrysler corporate will not allow a dealership to work on the engine and fix it until a failure occurs. so, now i am stuck with a 3 month old 2012 wrangler waiting for it to breakdown on the side of the road before the dealership will fix the known issue. mechanic says "that doesn't sound right" when i took it in. mind you i took the wrangler into two dealerships at this point for multiple opinions. both agree the jeep will fail and to just "wait" until it does because they are told by chrysler to not work on faulty wranglers with the new pentastar engine until the engine completely fails. real proactive on that decision chrysler. i'm not looking forward to the day power is lost when i'm on the highway or crossing train tracks. thanks a lot for putting my life at risk over a known issue yet not acting on the known fix. both dealerships claim they know heads are being replaced when this symptom is found on 2012 wranglers. that's all i'm looking for, fix what was not built correctly in the first place like others. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 3000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4AJWAG7CL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: bifuel. Vehicle Speed: 5 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2012
Location:
Sunnyvale, CA

engine has ticking sound from the left side of the engine and continues to. chrysler and jeep complain this ticking is "normal valve noise". but, i have heard other engines of the same year and they do not have this sound. it appears to affect quite a few people from research as well. engine also feels like it stutters when reversing. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 1000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4BJWFG5CL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: bifuel.

Jeep Commander 2006
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 13, 2012
Location:
St Charles, MO

at highway speed, the engine died for no apparent reason. the engine could be re-started after placing the car in park. the condition occurred twice on the 11th and once on the way to work this morning. *js

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 65000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1JHH48NXC61. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2009
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Mar 25, 2010
Location:
Red Lion, PA

tl* the contact owns a 2009 jeep wrangler. while examining the vehicle the contact noticed that the oil level was low. the vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was informed that the vehicle was performing normally. the vehicle was not repaired. the current mileage was 58,000 and the failure mileage was 5,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 5000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J4GA39139L. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jeep Commander 4x4 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 10, 2012
Location:
Silver Spring, MD

car shuts off sitting at idle (stop light) i've owned this car for less than a month and it has stalled in traffic 4 times!

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 79600 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J8HG58217C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 08, 2012
Location:
Spotsylvania, VA

check engine light came on 5/8/12. light off on 5/8/12. light on 5/10/12. on 5/11/12 took to jeep dealer from which purchased. code for misfire on cylinder #6. code cleared. cel reset. got one mile towards home and cel illuminated again. returned to dealership. told to return 5/14/12. returned 5/14/12. on 5/15/12 dealership indicated cracked/broken spark plug (#2) code. plug replaced. code reset. got four miles towards home and cel illuminated again. returned to dealership. awaiting resolution.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 14000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Jeep Commander 4x4 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 17, 2012
Location:
Grand Ronde, OR

purchased the 2007 jeep commander 4x4 2 weeks ago. when i started the jeep the service park assist flashed and went away, i headed down my driveway onto the highway and could not accelerate more than 20 miles per hour, the jeep would not shift gears. i pulled to the side of the road for safety because of traffic, turned the jeep off, started it again and merged back onto the highway and the jeep again could not go more than 20 mph, put on hazards and brought to mechanic. left the jeep running, got back into to reverse and the it would not reverse, at this time the prnd was lit up on the dash board. still waiting to here what the problem is mechanic can not duplicate. very serious safety problem as i use to transport my children. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 42000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J8HG48K27C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Jeep COMMANDER 4X4 2007 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Jeep Liberty 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 28, 2012
Location:
Englewood, CO

tl* the contact owns a 2012 jeep liberty. the contact stated that a lot of smoke emitted from the vehicle upon starting, since original purchase date. the vehicle was taken to the dealer for a diagnosis. the dealer stated that they had to replace the pcv valves. the vehicle was repaired, but the failure continued. the manufacturer was contacted. the failure mileage was 500 and the current mileage is 6,500. updated 7/18/12 *cn updated 07/25/12

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4PJMAK8CW. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 28, 2012. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Jeep LIBERTY 2012 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Jeep LIBERTY 2012 Engine Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Centennial Chrysler Jeep . Dealer's city: Centennial . Dealer's state code: CO. Dealer's zipcode: 80112 .

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 20, 2012
Location:
Aurora, CO

backing our boat into driveway, car had been running about 20 minutes and engine under hood started smoking, fluid then dripped to driveway and caught fire, extended into full engine compartment engine entirely destroyed. *tt ...updated 07/19/12 *bf chrysler agreed to replace the vehicle under warranty. updated 07/19/12

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 1000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4RJFATXCC. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE 2012 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Jeep Patriot 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 21, 2012
Location:
Redding, CT

5/21 1st, 5/22 2nd, loss of complete power while driving on highway. while driving a wedding gift of a new 2012 jeep patriot on their honeymoon cross country to their new home in ca, the new wedding gift car died at 65 mph on ohio highway. fixed in ohio (newleyweds left from ri), they proceeded journey to ca. in illinois, highway drive again same scenario, car died. *tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 5200 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4NJRFB4CD. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Jeep PATRIOT 2012 Drive type:4WD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph.

Jeep Commander 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 19, 2012
Location:
Odenton, MD

tl* the contact owns a 2007 jeep commander. while attempting a turn, the vehicle stalled without warning. the vehicle was not inspected or repaired. the current and failure mileages were 82,000. the vin was not available.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 82000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 18, 2012
Location:
Phoenix, AZ

tl* the contact owns a 2005 jeep grand cherokee. the contact stated that while driving 5 mph, the vehicle stalled and gray smoke was emitted from the engine compartment. the fire department was contacted and no injuries were reported. the vehicle was not taken to the dealer and was declared as destroyed. the manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. the failure and current mileage was 130,000.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 130000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J4HS58N95C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 5 mph.

Jeep Patriot Fwd 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 06, 2012
Location:
Ft Myers, FL

car is stalling when stopped at a red light, or waiting to make a turn. it shakes violently and if it is not given gas immediately after shaking begins, engine will cut out. i have almost been hit because i have to turn the key and re-start the car. this happens every single day at least 5 times a day. i have brought it to the jeep dealership twice and $900 later, they can not tell me what is wrong with my car. i have not noticed any change at all after having the car serviced. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 80000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2012
Location:
Rocky River, OH

my 2012 jeep wrangler sahara 2-door with automatic transmission exhibits the following issues: 1) valve train ticking noise. this developed after a few months of ownership (bought november 2011) 2) sluggish acceleration and automatic transmission shifting when vehicle is cold. it does improve as vehicle is warmed up after driving it for 5-10 minutes, and by then the vehicle seems to operate normal. 3) i sometimes feel a thud or vibration coming up from the steering wheel. it almost feels as something is loose in the front-end. this happens sporadically. this started happening just recently. i am going to discuss these issues with the chrysler dealership when i take it for the first oil change. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 3500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4GJWBG7CL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: bifuel. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 4-dr 4x4 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 19, 2012
Location:
Perkiomenville, PA

engine oil not registered on dip stick when checked. had to add 3 quarts of oil to get to register to bottom of dip stick. oil has been changed every 3-6k miles since took ownership in 2007. engine light does not come on when oil is low. problem experienced a 2nd time 5/26/2012. checked oil and no engine oil on dipstick. oil was changed/filled on 1/19/2012 (have records from mechanic) and only approximately 5k miles drive in that time and again 3 quarts required to even get oil to register on dip stick and again engine oil light never came on in past 5 months since last oil change. engine appears to be "burning through" excessive amount of oil with no indication of low oil in vehicle at any time. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 79000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J4GA59197L. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
May 01, 2012
Location:
Springfield, VA

vehicle developed an audible ticking from the left hand side of the engine which is present at all times, increasing with engine speed. intermittent loss of power while driving. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 1650 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4HJWFG3CL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Jeep Wrangler 2012
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 02, 2012
Location:
Van Nuys, CA

my 2012 jeep wrangler suffers from the common and well document "engine tick". i have had the tick for a least a few thousand miles. i might have had the tick since day one but never noticed it because this is my first jeep and quite honestly didn't know how the engine was supposed to sound like. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 3700 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1C4HJWFG7CL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: bifuel. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2012
Location:
Arlington, VA

i have two problems with the vehicle that make it unsafe to drive. the first is that the engine randomly stalls. most of the time it stalls when the vehicle is stopped. sometimes it stalls at very slow speeds. when stopped, sometimes i hear a "thunk" right before it stalls like it was trying to go into gear. it has done this running in park and when the brake is pressed while in drive. it has stalled on me in busy intersections putting me in unsafe situations. turning the key all the way off and back on will restart it. the second issue is that the transmission randomly gets stuck in 4th gear. it happens most often when a lot of power has been applied from stop. but it also happens randomly. when it occurs, i pull over and stop the engine turning the key all the way off. usually when i restart it will go back to drive and all the gears in the transmission function normally. the issue is so chronic now with the transmission that it immediately goes into 4th and the vehicle is not drivable. it is at the dealer now. the dealer pulled codes and recommends replacing the transmission solenoid pack. this part is currently on national backorder and there is no eta of when the part will be available to the dealer. also there is no guarantee that this part will fix the transmission problem. if it doesn't, the vehicle will require a new transmission. they are not even looking at the stalling problem until the transmission problem is resolved. the stalling problem is very serious and i cannot confidently use the vehicle without fearing putting children in an unsafe situation. there should be a safety recall by chrysler on these vehicles. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1J8HR682X7C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE 2007 Drive type:AWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.


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