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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 steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 202002

(reported on)

Wrangler 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Air bag sensor light illuminated and knocked out digital console readings. Both doors bulked in half due to cold weather, failing to latch shut. Steering box is leaking due to a crack. Last item was replaced three weeks prior to recurring failure. Transmission and torque converter were repaired due to leaking transmission cooler lines.

- Edmonton-Alberta, CD, USA

problem #1

Jul 011998

(reported on)

Wrangler 4WD

  • miles
Vehicle makes noise when shifting from second to third gear and from third to fourth. The noise is most prevalent when first shifted and disappears as the speed increases. It sounds like vibrating tin. Another noise occurs when slowing down, a whirling sound like a whistle. The noises are not random. They happen every time.

- Peachtree, GA, USA

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