Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The 2015 Jeep Renegade has a very large volume of complaints for such a new model, especially compared to other SUVs in the same class.

Most Jeep Renegade complaints are for various problems with interior accessories & electrical systems, as well as squealing brakes, transmission (rough shifting) and engine problems.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,160 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2015 Jeep Renegade brakes problems

brakes problem

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2015 Jeep Renegade Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 062016


  • 3,000 miles


The vehicles traction control light comes on during normal driving causing loss of throttle an power making you exit to shoulder or sometimes after 10 sec or so the power will return. Car does not die it just takes throttle control away while traction light flashes. This is all during normal dry conditions and normal driving. I have also seen a huge amount of this same issue on the forums. My vehicle has been in the dealership service department four times and they have no fix yet. It is very unsafe and my wife is afraid to drive her brand new Jeep. It's really ridiculous that we have to deal with all this an no one seems to care until someone gets killed because of the issues. And if this doesn't get corrected someone is going to get hurt or killed in a car accident. This problem occurs on a regular basis but it's hard to recreate on the spot so it's impossible to get the dealer to believe it is happening but if you search the web there is tons of info on this issue.

- De Soto, IA, USA

problem #3

Aug 132016


  • 35,500 miles
The stability control light randomly flashes and I lose power to the car. It happens during dry conditions and more frequently when turning. I have almost been in an accident twice because this. It has been occurring for months now and I have taking it to the dealer twice but they say they can't find anything wrong with it. No codes or star cases have been reported but the car it not right. I'm don't feel safe driving it but I am not sure what to do now.

- Ofallon, MO, USA

problem #2

Jul 262016


  • 14,140 miles
On occasion when making either a left or right hand turn, the traction control light flashes and the engine loses power. All acceleration to the vehicle stops and will not resume until you release the gas pedal. The issue started in March of 2016 and continues till this date, 7/27/16

- Warrington, PA, USA

problem #1

Oct 022015


  • 1 miles
Violent rumbling noise and vibration when letting off the gas between 30 and 20 mph. Can be made to go away when in manual mode or when traction control is turned off. This happens every time we drive the car. Car and driver writeup: my own blog post:

- Denver, CO, USA

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