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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,092 miles

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2008 Jeep Wrangler seat belts / air bags problems

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2008 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments (Page 7 of 14)

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problem #144

Jul 012014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 87,377 miles

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

I had to get a coilspring replaced which was defective and causing the air bag warning light to illuminate. The issue was recalled for right hand driven Jeep. All Jeep should be recalled that are affected by this issue and Jeep should make the repair free of charge.

- Cranston, RI, USA

problem #143

Jun 262014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 96,200 miles
On the 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying."

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #142

May 152014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 64,000 miles
I just turned my car on that morning and my air bag light came on. I took my vehicle to pep boys and they looked up any recalls for my air bags. They found a recall for the air bag clockspring. I then took my Wrangler to the Chrysler Jeep dealership and told them about the recall and my airbag light. They said that my vehicle wasn't on the recall list so it wasn't considered affected. So I paid them to do a diagnostics to figure out what the problem was and they told me it was the clockspring and it needed to be replaced. Despite it being the exact same problem other Wrangler were recalled for, they said that they wouldn't cover the repairs and I would have to pay over $600 dollars for them to replace it. My car had less than 65,000 miles on it when this problem occurred. I have looked online and this is a problem that many 2008 and later Wrangler have been experiencing. This is a very serious safety concern and there should be a recall to have this fixed.

- Gaithersburg, MD, USA

problem #141

Jun 232014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 89,500 miles

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

Air bag light flashes randomly. The inside of the Jeep has never been wet or the vehicle has never been in an accident. Clockspring is bad in the steering wheel. This is a widely known Jeep Wrangler issue and should be a covered recall due to the safety issues created by a non-functioning airbag. The repair costs exceed $500 at the dealer. Look up jk airbag light issues on line for pages of people experiencing the same issue.

- Nuevo, CA, USA

problem #140

Jun 022014

Wrangler

  • 55,000 miles
TL * the contact owns a 2008 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that while driving at unknown speed, the air bag light illuminated and was making a noise. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and informed the contact that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V176000 (air bags). The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 55,000.

- Jber, AK, USA

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problem #139

Jun 142014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 71,000 miles
Pulling out of a parking space the other day and a red airbag light appeared on my dash indicating some sort of airbag fault, also cruise control and horn stopped working. Further research showed that the clock springs are a common failure among Jeep Wrangler thus making the airbags non operational until repair is made.

- Santa Clarita, CA, USA

problem #138

Jun 022014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 95,000 miles

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

The clock spring on these vehicles are notorious for being faulty. Chrysler recalled right hand drive Jeep for this same issue. This disables the horn the cruise control, the airbag, and the electronic stability control. All very important issues in case of an accident.

- Cabot, AR, USA

problem #137

Jun 012014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 102,000 miles
My airbag light continually comes on and off, indication of a clock spring failure as identified in Chrysler recall M31, however that recall for some reason only covers RHD vehicles. My standard 2008 lhd vehicle has the same symptom, along with many other Wrangler owners.

- Angola, NY, USA

problem #136

Mar 122014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 103,000 miles
Air bag light and chime begun to alert suddenly. The condition has continued with light and chime activating intermittently but with a constant short interval activation.

- Franklin , TN, USA

problem #135

Mar 032014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 39,500 miles
"on the 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying."

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #134

May 202014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 96,000 miles

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

The air bag light keeps going on an off. I had it checked at the dealer and they stated it was the clockspring that was bad. This is not is not covered under the lifetime powertrain warranty or my lifetime added care plus warranty that I purchased. This is a safety item and should be fixed by Chrysler.

- Walstonburg, NC, USA

problem #133

May 202014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 64,375 miles
My air bag light will turn on and off every couple of minutes.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #132

Mar 122012

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 96,000 miles
Air bag light stays lit, with intermittent chime. I took my car to the dealer who told me that I had a faulty clockspring and it needed to be replaced. I asked if it was under warranty or under an active recall. The dealer informed me that the 2007 was recalled for this issue, but the 2008 or later models were not, despite having the exact same part and issue. This issue also affects the horn, as the function of the horn properly working is now intermittent as well. Result of this problem - no airbag and no horn. From what I have read online - a very common problem among Jeep owners. Please help Jeep owners with this common issue and make Chrysler recall this part.

- Nevada, MO, USA

problem #131

May 012014

Wrangler

  • 61,000 miles
On my 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2008 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying." Today I the dealer confirmed that it was the clock spring and it cost me $550 to have it repaired.

- Kearny , NJ, USA

problem #130

Apr 052014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 43,100 miles
Air bag light goes on and off while driving and turning corners. Chime sounds and horn does not work.

- Litchfield Park, AZ, USA

problem #129

Feb 012013

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 59,000 miles
Airbag alarm keep getting triggered.

- Winnetka, IL, USA

problem #128

Apr 152014

Wrangler

  • 85,453 miles
Driving along on road and the airbag light started coming and going off every couple of minutes and chiming each time.

- Vinita, OK, USA

problem #127

Apr 012014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Airbag sensor light came on. Took vehicle in and was told it is the airbag clock spring. There have been recalls on right side driver installs, which mine is not. However, there are numerous reports that left side driver install is defective as well. Chrysler has given assistance to some customers in replacing the part that were not under the recall, but refused to assist me. It is a well known defect and I believe Chrysler should be forced to recall the part on all Jeep Wrangler, especially admittedly knowing the problem and assisting some people with part replacement but not others.

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #126

Apr 012014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 54,600 miles
In NHTSA action number :PE11019 date :April 15, 2014 at 01:39 pm Chrysler informed ODI that it intends to initiate a consumer satisfaction campaign for MY2007 lhd Wrangler which will extend the cs warranty coverage for 10 years or 150,000 miles. Accordingly the investigation was closed. The air bag warning in my Jeep keep was coming on and off; I brought it to the dealer, who determined that the clock spring was defective and that it needed to be replaced. The repair cost over $750; the dealer informed me that despite Chrysler representing to the NHTSA that it would extend the cs warranty coverage for 10 years and 150,000 miles (and securing closure of the investigation), Chrysler was not providing the warranty coverage it promised. Please investigate/inquire why Chrysler is not doing so! thank you.

- Winnetka, IL, USA

problem #125

Apr 012014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
Horn doesn't work, I also get an unknown ding warning sound in the dash, I am afraid my airbag may not work as well. The clockspring must be broken.

- Huntington, WV, USA

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