What to Expect When You're Expecting (To Purchase Your Jeep Soon!)

Choose a Response, them comment. This is for unmodified Jeeps, please!

  • Mechanical Problems

    Votes: 7 9.1%
  • Electrical Problems

    Votes: 9 11.7%
  • Cosmetic Problems

    Votes: 4 5.2%
  • Steering

    Votes: 16 20.8%
  • UConnect

    Votes: 10 13.0%
  • Suspension

    Votes: 2 2.6%
  • Drivetrain

    Votes: 4 5.2%
  • Interior

    Votes: 6 7.8%
  • Exterior

    Votes: 2 2.6%
  • No Problems At All!

    Votes: 50 64.9%

  • Total voters
    77

BullMoose1776

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Did your Jeep come to you with "Opportunities"? I'm trying to understand how widespread some of these issues are.



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Disclaimer: These are not complaints.. I love my jeep.

That being said, I voted cosmetic/interior/UConnect for some common problems:

1) Defroster tabs burnt off
2) Leaky rear window
3) Uconnect software issues: Missing backup lines/black backup camera on occasion

These are super minor though-- if it sways your decision in any way, a Jeep probably isn't for you :)
 

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I have had my jeep since July with wittle over 10,000 miles on it and no problems.
 
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All good answers. I totally get it. People will skew toward complaints on forums.

Thanks for the replies! I'm hoping for more!
 

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We have had this Jeep for about a month and a half. So far we haven't had any issues with it. Love every minute I am driving it!
 

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No real problems for me. I had the cruise control recall (software update) fixed a long time ago.

Over a year later now and a little over 18k miles. Had I think 4 different long distance road trips. Very happy with the JL.
 

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Yeah just keep deterring and stressing people out! That’s the ticket! :facepalm:, I’ve had 0 problems with my Jeep, same as most people on here...
 

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I voted ‘no problems at all’ because that’s my experience.

Negatives are always more prominent on forums than positives, that’s the way it is. Don’t let that put you off.
I know it’s getting to be ridiculous... So much negative on a site intended for enjoyment..
 

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1. It's been a super fun vehicle.
2. We've had lots of snow, which is irrelevant for my Rubicon.
3. I get lots of looks, people asking me about it, and the Jeep wave is pretty awesome.
4. I spend quality time at the gas station, but no more than other trucks I've owned.
5. Oil changes are super easy
No negatives so far
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No real problems for me. I had the cruise control recall (software update) fixed a long time ago.

Over a year later now and a little over 18k miles. Had I think 4 different long distance road trips. Very happy with the JL.
I still need to get mine done. I have a programmer recalibrated speed odometer ect will this software update affect it any?
 

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I still need to get mine done. I have a programmer recalibrated speed odometer ect will this software update affect it any?
I had my speedometer recalibrated by the dealer. However, what I think a lot of people do here is reset settings back to factory, unmarry the programmer, then take it in for service. That way the dealer won’t raise any red flags for you concerning warranty, etc. I’m not certain if you’re programmer would interfere but it is likely. I bet there are others here that could give you a solid yes or no.
 

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I had my speedometer recalibrated by the dealer. However, what I think a lot of people do here is reset settings back to factory, unmarry the programmer, then take it in for service. That way the dealer won’t raise any red flags for you concerning warranty, etc. I’m not certain if you’re programmer would interfere but it is likely. I bet there are others here that could give you a solid yes or no.
Thanks for the reply.
 

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Had sloppy steering at highway speeds. Had the July TSB performed, and fixed it instantly.
 

                           
























































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