So....about the steering wheel saga 2021 model

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Well, for my own curiosity and looking to add another wrangler in the family, today I test drove a 2021 sahara. the steering wheel was all over the place.....I was thinking to maybe custom order a 4xe, but after today I am not. not risking a sloppy steering. ONLY test driving now on





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Well, for my own curiosity and looking to add another wrangler in the family, today I test drove a 2021 sahara. the steering wheel was all over the place.....I was thinking to maybe custom order a 4xe, but after today I am not. not risking a sloppy steering. ONLY test driving now on
Doesn’t sound much like a saga. Short story with very little information. This sounds nothing like my ‘21 JLUR.
 
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my point was:
1. saga means all the steering mess and tsb that lots of ppl here complained in the past 3 years models, with the hope that the new steel box would resolve it.
2. didnt resolve it bc the 2021 models have the new box....
 

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Sounds nothing like my Jeep. The steering on my 2021 Willys is ridiculously good. Tracks straight and has no slop or play.
 
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Sounds nothing like my Jeep. The steering on my 2021 Willys is ridiculously good. Tracks straight and has no slop or play.
I am happy you got a good one, and I love the willys. I was pretty disappointed when I test drove it. my buddy just bought a new sport s altitude. No issues .
 

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Well, for my own curiosity and looking to add another wrangler in the family, today I test drove a 2021 sahara. the steering wheel was all over the place.....I was thinking to maybe custom order a 4xe, but after today I am not. not risking a sloppy steering. ONLY test driving now on


If you order and test drive before signing, you have nothing to worry about. This could have been caused by several things but overall the new iron box has solved the major steering issue. Also, there have been numerous reports of tires being over inflated by 15+ PSI...One of my tires was at 49 PSI when I took delivery...
 

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No need to blanket all Wranglers with the sloppy steering analysis. My ‘21 Sport is perfect. Steering wheel is solid, tracks straight and no wobble at all. Did you happen to notice the psi in the tires? Makes a difference in how it drives. Dealers often overinflate the tires on vehicles to minimize flat spots from occurring if the vehicle sits for long periods.
 

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my point was:
1. saga means all the steering mess and tsb that lots of ppl here complained in the past 3 years models, with the hope that the new steel box would resolve it.
2. didnt resolve it bc the 2021 models have the new box....
Could you be a little more descriptive in your experience?
 

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My 2020 JLR steers fine, always has, been trouble free with not a rattle or glitch, has 56,890 miles on it. I've owned '16 Taco off road, '18 4Runner TRD Pro. I'll take the jeep over the toys any day,.
 

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Well, for my own curiosity and looking to add another wrangler in the family, today I test drove a 2021 sahara. the steering wheel was all over the place.....I was thinking to maybe custom order a 4xe, but after today I am not. not risking a sloppy steering. ONLY test driving now on
you must buy a jeep like a used vehicle, after you buy it check torque of all front end bolts and push fuses all the way in. pull off stickers off engine and exhaust if you dont like burning smell.

My steering started fine then got worse, then the electrical stuff starts, it could not seem to charge second batter for stop start properly.


Sure some are better than others, and one story here or there either way on any brand means little. however, I have seen enough to know the quality is lower than it should be, and owning a jeep means working on a jeep.
 

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Sounds nothing like my Jeep. The steering on my 2021 Willys is ridiculously good. Tracks straight and has no slop or play.
Same. Early 2019 JLUR, 12k mi since Dec 2018. No issues... yet.
 

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Well, for my own curiosity and looking to add another wrangler in the family, today I test drove a 2021 sahara. the steering wheel was all over the place.....I was thinking to maybe custom order a 4xe, but after today I am not. not risking a sloppy steering. ONLY test driving now on
Possibly the tire pressures were set too high. The last 2021 Wrangler that I test drove had the tires set to 45 PSI. I recommend that you take an accurate tire gauge with you, and always check tire pressures before going on a test drive. Many dealers just assume everyone is an idiot who won't notice the poor handling.
 
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No need to blanket all Wranglers with the sloppy steering analysis. My ‘21 Sport is perfect. Steering wheel is solid, tracks straight and no wobble at all. Did you happen to notice the psi in the tires? Makes a difference in how it drives. Dealers often overinflate the tires on vehicles to minimize flat spots from occurring if the vehicle sits for long periods.
I owned 2 TJ, 2 JK, 2JL...if anyone has brand loyalty its me lol. Unfortunately I did not check the tires PSI. When I drove my buddy new JLU, it was perfect so I got my hopes high to go buy another one...The test drive just through me off
 

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