New JL Steering Issue TSB 08-074-20 (for "Improved Steering Feel")

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My Jeeping buddy and I ordered our parts after he was rejected from local dealer who said he would not do it... Well we found a great dealer rated number one service dealer in western NC which is an hour away.

So we took his 2018 JLRU in yesterday and picked it up to day... We drove my 2018 Jeep JLR to get my Jeep done... So he drove his Jeep back and said he could not see a difference but I reached over and could be feel a difference... Very tight... I should say he only has 780 miles... not a weekend driver more like a monthly or two drive. They also replaced his steering stabilizer, a second one.

I get my Jeep back tomorrow with 14k miles and we both did not have issues with aluminum gearbox with limited miles but steel is better and sooner is better then later.

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Update:
Just got my Jeep back from the dealer, drives great with fixed steering at 13k miles. Took an extra day as dealer was missing a part. You see they ordered parts based on old TSB 08-074-20 Rev A,B,C,D,E for 2018+ Jeeps ... So the new TSB 08-003-21 added Mopar 68394087AA which is a Front Track Bar for 18-21 Jeep Wrangler JL & Gladiator JT.

So if got your Jeep fixed on a earlier TSB and they did not add this part, go ask for that Front Track Bar. I could not find post for the new TSB 08-074-21.

Attached is my service order... got other several other stuff done, TMPS died, did computer updates and fixed reboot of Nav center. O and I forgot to get my vehicle inspected and update my license plates, they noticed and charge me the usual $14 fee. So the other work came to $1,500 all under warranty. Happy camper with peace of mind.

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My Jeeping buddy and I ordered our parts after he was rejected from local dealer who said he would not do it... Well we found a great dealer rated number one service dealer in western NC which is an hour away.

So we took his 2018 JLRU in yesterday and picked it up to day... We drove my 2018 Jeep JLR to get my Jeep done... So he drove his Jeep back and said he could not see a difference but I reached over and could be feel a difference... Very tight... I should say he only has 780 miles... not a weekend driver more like a monthly or two drive. They also replaced his steering stabilizer, a second one.

I get my Jeep back tomorrow with 14k miles and we both did not have issues with aluminum gearbox with limited miles but steel is better and sooner is better then later.

Update to follow.
 

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I've posted several times.
My concern: the old TSB has been withdrawn. There were too many problems?
The new TSB adds alignment. It adds a new/replacement track bar for JL's in a certain age range.

I shall work on getting both of these items done. AND include verification that the software was reflashed.

Reported that steering was faulty the day we picked up the JLU. AND stated it was the steering box. That was mid September over a year ago. Answer: "it's a Jeep thing."
 

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Latest steering steering TSB O8-003-21 pdf
My jeep goes to the dealer today for the 8th time. I'll have them replace the track bar and verify the software config.
 

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Great post!

Wonderful dogs! Our Golden is Morgan. She loves being in the Jeep JLU. At one point we had 3 at once....goldens.
 
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Does anyone know if there has been a revision to the Steering TSB 08-074-20?

It originally showed the new box to be 68507569AA but now appears to be 68507569AB?
I ordered the AA long time ago, but an AB showed up today.
 

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Does anyone know if there has been a revision to the Steering TSB 08-074-20?

It originally showed the new box to be 68507569AA but now appears to be 68507569AB?
I ordered the AA long time ago, but an AB showed up today.
The AA and AB are the same box except they added a shafe to the box to make the manufacturing process different. It has no difference in design and performance in the box itself.
 

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