How are your 2019 JL's running?

Bee-Rad

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I like to wait a year on new models so they can shake out any production issues.

I've got about 5000 miles on my 2019 JL Sport with zero issues... except for the stock skinny tires sucking in mud, but that's expected. Swapping those out soon!





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Hi 3ply,
We regret to hear about your concerns with your new JL. Has a case been opened on the customer care side to offer additional assistance throughout this process? If not, please send our team a private message and we would be happy to get this started for you!
Alex
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Thanks, I already have a case started. The leaky window is fixed for now. Now I'm waiting on the 5th attempt to fix the other issue with the vehicle shutdown message.
 

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I have had my 2019 JLUR since November of 18. I am just about to 5000 miles. I have taken it off road many time. Zero problems other than the counsel latch that I fixed myself with a dab of glue.
 

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sometimes the volume on the 8.4 uconnect radio plays at half volume and won't turn up all the way.
sometimes my backup camera will not go off once I put it into drive
sometimes my front end sounds/feels loose when going over expansion joints

Before I bought my jeep I was afraid that it was going poorly made. I was afraid that the reviews I read on it were going to be right. Therefore, I thought I had better buy the 2019 model. Looks like I should have bought the 2020 model.

But with that being said, jeep is the only company that makes what I want, so let's pour a glass of our favorite cheap, overpriced wine, and have a toast to the companies that make shitty things we love.
I'll drink to that! I know my wife has some shitty Temecula wine she paid 3 or 4 times too much for here somewhere.
 

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Happy so far, fewer problems than expected. Nothing major, just minor quality control issues that should have caught at the factory / Freedom Top adjustment, Wind Noise and such.

The only other problem was dealer adding too much oil even after being warned...Busted on the spot, made them swap out to full synthetic for their stupidity.
 

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If you follow the Issues forum and kind of keep an eye on all of the other posts, in many ways the 19's are having more issues at lower mileage than the 18's. Most from what I can see is quality control stuff from the factory. Transfer Case Failures, Rear Main Seal Failures and numerous electrical gremlin complaints.
 

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I got my jeep on 11/25 and just hit 4k miles with no issues. I have had no significant issues.

The two things that have bothered me are:


- Every time I turn the car off it forgets that I only use bluetooth and resets back to AM radio.

- I have a manual and the throttle is a little delayed but I think that’s a normal thing? Coming from a sport car it was something to get used to but not a really issue.
 

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Late 2018 build, 3.6 8HP50 8 spd Selectrac, Sahara not a single issue, coming up on 3500 miles, excellent quality!
 

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I picked mine up Monday. I've noticed while stopping or while at slow speeds the jeep will lurch forward/speed up. Almost seems like it down shifts too early causing it to lurch. Also noticed a couple times when I went to start up it paused and didn't go. Probably make an appointment for it this week.
Do you still have this problem?

Sometimes when i start up and put into reverse it momentarily, split second, doesnt go. And it doesnt "roll" either. Is that something new? Last car I had was 2004 so Im not sure whats new on car but Im used to putting it into "D" it creeps forward by itself and backwards in "R" (obviously lol).
 

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Do you still have this problem?

Sometimes when i start up and put into reverse it momentarily, split second, doesnt go. And it doesnt "roll" either. Is that something new? Last car I had was 2004 so Im not sure whats new on car but Im used to putting it into "D" it creeps forward by itself and backwards in "R" (obviously lol).
Mine does it with start/stop activated. It doesn't engage correctly. I turn it off everytime I drive to avoid it. I had start/stop on a 2018 Grand Cherokee and it was pretty smooth. Not on the JL though. Dealership said it was fine but that is what FCA always says if there is no code or light.
 

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I don't have a 2019 but my 2018 3.6L runs on gas.. the Diesel is not out yet but seems will be coming so then we will have a Wrangler "running" on Gas & Diesel. :like:
 

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If you follow the Issues forum and kind of keep an eye on all of the other posts, in many ways the 19's are having more issues at lower mileage than the 18's. Most from what I can see is quality control stuff from the factory. Transfer Case Failures, Rear Main Seal Failures and numerous electrical gremlin complaints.
Chad, I'm a bit more mature (re:old) than many here. But, I've found this to be true with all the manufacturers. That's why I always try to get between 700 to 1000 miles on my new vehicles before I take off on a long trip. As they say, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". Wait, are you old enough to have heard this saying before? ;):)

BTW, ref the thread. My 05/19 built 3.6L, 8spd., auto, Sahara JL has been good so far at approx. 500 miles on the odo. Knock wood.......:like:
 

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