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Recall List for the 2006 Jeep Commander

Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Jeep Commander by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Jeep service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Jeep customer service.

  1. 2006 Jeep Commander ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #14V438000

    • Date Announced: JULY 21, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 643,618

    Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, drivers should adjust their seat to allow clearance between the driver's knee and the ignition key, and remove all items from their key ring, leaving only the vehicle key. Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, to July 5, 2007, and 2006-2007 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, to July 5, 2007. In the affected vehicles, the driver may accidentally hit the ignition key with their knee, unintentionally knocking the key out of the run position, turning off the engine.

    Consequence: If the ignition key inadvertently moves into the OFF or ACCESSORY position, the engine will turn off, which will then depower various key safety systems including but not limited to air bags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners in September 2014. The remedy for this recall is still under development. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P41. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V438000 »

  2. 2006 Jeep Commander POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE), ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #13V175000

    • Date Announced: MAY 07, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 295,345

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.

    Consequence: If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V175000 »

  3. 2006 Jeep Commander SUSPENSION NHTSA Campaign #09E039000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 44

    Summary: Rock krawler is recalling 44 performance suspension systems sold as aftermarket equipment for use on the vehicle listed above. These suspension systems were produced with grade 2 carriage bolts instead of the proper grade 5 carriage bolts. The improper grade 2 carriage bolts could experience a loss of clamping force for the bottom strut fork.

    Consequence: This condition could cause a loss of effective lift and lowering of the affected vehicle, possibly creating the driver to panic which could possibly lead to a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Rock krawler will notify owners and provide a free remedy. The safety recall began on October 15. 2008. All the affected untits have been remedied. Owners may contact rock krawler at 1-518-270-9822. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E039000 »

  4. 2006 Jeep Commander POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) NHTSA Campaign #08V203000

    • Date Announced: MAY 06, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 24,461

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 24,461 MY 2006 Jeep Commander vehicles equipped with 4.7L V8 engines. The powertrain control module (PCM) was programmed with software that may allow the engine to stall under certain operating conditions.

    Consequence: This could cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the PCM software in all 4.7L engine equipped MY 2006 Jeep Commanders built prior to January 11, 2006. The recall began on May 19, 2008. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V203000 »

  5. 2006 Jeep Commander SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE NHTSA Campaign #07V434000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 14, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 296,550

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the software programmed into the ABS electronic control module may allow a momentary delay in braking when coasting up a hill during certain conditions.

    Consequence: This could cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the ABS electronic control module with new software that prevents this condition free of charge. The recall began on October 22, 2007. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V434000 »

  6. 2006 Jeep Commander SEAT BELTS:REAR NHTSA Campaign #06V037000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 24,058

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the integrated retractor bracket edge on the third row seat may contact the seat belt during certain operating conditions causing damage to the belt webbing.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the seat belt may not properly restrain the third row occupant which can increase the risk of injury.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the third row seat belts for damage and replace any damaged belts. In addition, an injected molded cover will be added to the retractor bracket on both third row seating positions to prevent future damage from belt contact with the retractor bracket. The recall began on March 13, 2006. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V037000 »

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