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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,025 miles

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2006 Jeep Wrangler drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2006 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #29

Nov 102010

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles

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

Hello my name is [xxx]. I have a 2006 Wrangler unlimited Jeep VIN: [xxx] which will start with the clutch out and the transmission in gear. This has been this way since I bought it in 2010. This notice is the 3rd one for me. The previous two I took to central Dodge in raynham, MA when at both times would contact me when they have the required parts. They still to this day have not contacted me at all. I have never had any recall problem with any vehicle that I have ever owned except for this one. I am at a loss as to what to do next so this is why I am writing to you now. Please advise me at this E-mail address or call me at [xxx]. thank you in advance. Yours truly, [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- North Dighton, MA, USA

problem #28

Jun 222015

Wrangler

  • 73,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. While accelerating from a complete stop, the transmission shifted violently into second gear. The engine began to rev rapidly. The failure occurred only after the vehicle was initially started or whenever the engine was turned off and restarted. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the PCM was reprogrammed. Three weeks later, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the PCM was replaced; however, the failure recurred nine months later. The vehicle was not repaired for the most recent failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 73,000.

- Pierson, MI, USA

problem #27

May 022016

Wrangler

  • 46,000 miles
The plastic part, yes plastic, that allows the transmission to be shifted into park broke and I was unable to shift into park. This part is part of the gear shifter on an automatic transmission and there are several complaints on the on-line chat spaces.

- Centennial, CO, USA

problem #26

Nov 022015

Wrangler

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Milford, NH, USA

problem #25

Aug 102015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Aurora, IL, USA

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problem #24

Nov 012015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train); however, the parts needed were not available. The contact believed that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The dealer was contacted and scheduled an appointment to have the repairs performed. The contact went back for the repairs, but the technician advised that the parts were not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect....updated 02/19/16

- Kingman, AZ, USA

problem #23

May 272015

Wrangler

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train), however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Intercession City, FL, USA

problem #22

Oct 062014

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Handford, CA, USA

problem #21

Aug 142015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Jacksonville, NC, USA

problem #20

May 272015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable timeframe to schedule the recall repair for months. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was experiencing a failure with the clutch slipping out of gear and the contact had to maneuver the gears each time the failure recurred. The failure mileage was not available.

- Moreno Valley, CA, USA

problem #19

Oct 062015

Wrangler

  • miles

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

Recall number R13/nhtsa15V-222 clutch interlock switch - the problem I am having is we made an appointment with westbury Jeep New York to have this taken care of they kept the car for three days and could not repair it. We were told that they could not get the part. The service department of westbury Jeep inept in providing the required service to correct this, had a total disregard for the needs of the customer to get this repaired in a timely fashion and what was disappointing they had no idea on a part that they manufactured how to get a hold of it. As a result we took the car home with out getting this repaired. As such I would like to report this dealership for failing to remedy and provide proper customer service!

- New Hyde Park, NY, USA

problem #18

May 272015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Elizabeth, NJ, USA

problem #17

Sep 172014

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start intermittently. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the part to do the recall repair. The failure mileage was not available.

- Norfolk, VA, USA

problem #16

Jun 272015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train); however, the part was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the part to do the repair. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Chandler, AZ, USA

problem #15

Sep 172015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train) however, the part was unavailable to perform the repair. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Carson City , NV, USA

problem #14

Nov 062012

Wrangler

  • 50,277 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. While parked, the gear lever failed to shift into the park position. The emergency brake was engaged to prevent the vehicle from rolling away. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the shifter assembly. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 05V46000 (power train). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 50,277.

- Clifton, NJ, USA

problem #13

Jul 032015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V222000 (power train); however, the part needed to do the repair was not made available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the part to do the repair. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #12

Jul 252015

Wrangler

  • 59,365 miles
In one example out of many engine cuts out completely, vehicle slows down then cuts back in. 15 times, then engine cuts out and stalls. Leaving me in an emergency situation on the freeway. All this during a 40 mile trip.

- Yucaipa, CA, USA

problem #11

Jan 022014

Wrangler

  • 52,850 miles
I was traveling at about 45 mph on open road when the vehicle shook so bad I pulled off the road, because I had trouble hanging on to the wheel. I looked this up and it was called a death wobble. I bought the vehicle used in 2013 after trading in a 1999 Wrangler that I never had such a problem with. I have replaced the stabilizer bar and stabilizer link bushings, track bar and bushings and still get a wobble but not as bad. There is certainly something wrong but no one is admitting it. Why does it take someone getting seriously injured or killed to get the problem recognized and fixed.

- Kathleen, FL, USA

problem #10

Apr 152015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V22200 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Waterville, ME, USA

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