Things you have learned the Hard way about owning a Jeep.

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The only thing I had to fix on my Jeep was the shitty batteries; I replaced them with two aftermarket ones. That’s it.

Oh, and I had the steering box TSB done. I had to try two different dealers because the first one refused to do the work.

Oh, and the head unit randomly flashes the screen.

Oh, and now whenever I shift into reverse one of my backup sensors starts beeping for no reason.

Other than that, the Jeep has been totally trouble-free...
What? No roof leaks? No paint bubbling? You got one of the fancy ones.

 

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@QuietChaos i ordered 1/29/22. Finally was built 7/16 and delivered to my dealer on 7/22. I am out of the country now but headed home. Picking up my Jeep on Wednesday. Finally! 7.5 months total!
 

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Cheap factory batteries replaced, with quality AGM Super Start Batteries. The aluminum steering gear box, updated under warranty to the Cast Iron box.
 

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What? No roof leaks? No paint bubbling? You got one of the fancy ones.
I agree. I consider myself lucky I got a solid JL. Even the paint is deep, rich and lustrous.
I got burned before when I traded a perfectly good 2015 Sahara for a 2018 JKU Rubicon full of issues.

I'm not going to make the same mistake again.
 

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I agree. I consider myself lucky I got a solid JL. Even the paint is deep, rich and lustrous.
I got burned before when I traded a perfectly good 2015 Sahara for a 2018 JKU Rubicon full of issues.

I'm not going to make the same mistake again.
It’s obvious what the problem was in getting rid of your 2015 Sahara. “Should have bought a Rubicon!” :LOL:
 


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It’s obvious what the problem was in getting rid of your 2015 Sahara. “Should have bought a Rubicon!” :LOL:
Not...!

I did just that and it ended in disaster.
 

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Coming from an Audi sports car that was kept in mint condition .. I’ve learned that it’s hard to keep a Wrangler clean and scratch free.

On the upside, I’m actually using the vehicle for what it’s meant for and getting to explore the great outdoors.
 

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Cheap factory batteries replaced, with quality AGM Super Start Batteries. The aluminum steering gear box, updated under warranty to the Cast Iron box.
I got the exact same things done.

I got to say, once I took care of those two things, JL ownership has been a clear sailing.
 

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@jeninchicago excited for you! Hope you love it and have many adventures.
 

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