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3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,023 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.

1998 Jeep Wrangler electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #2

May 152003

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 72,046 miles

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

Instrument panel gauges and lights go off intermittently when using turn signal. Blower power failed altogether (mechanic found burned out wiring harness under dashboard.) air conditioner failed --evaporator and compressor. Water leaks on passenger side from front windshield (windshield was replaced twice at dealer but failed to fix problem.) rear center break light wire failed. Hood latch broke off.

- Key Largo, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 102001

(reported on)

Wrangler 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Airbag light intermittently is illuminated on dash, causing all gauges to return to zero while driving. Dealer has been contacted. Dealer can not duplicate problem, they say the fix a ground wire, however the problem never is corrected, this usually happens when starting up and usually lasts about 10-45 seconds.

- N Las Vegas, NV, USA

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