Radio Gets Hot And Melts The Center Air Ducts

1997 Jeep Wrangler

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Jeep dealer.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
1,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. thermal insulation (1 reports)
1997 Jeep Wrangler accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 051997

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Just bought the jeep. At first I could smell burning plastic. The dealer said it was a new car and just needs time to break in all the parts. Two days later there was smoke coming from the center dash vents. Took back to dealer. They replaced the duct work and put thermal insulation on the radio. That lasted about a week and I could smell burning plastic again. I put in my own radio and haven't had a problem since.

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

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