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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,268 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.

2010 Jeep Wrangler electrical problems

electrical problem

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #5

Jul 022012


  • 16,000 miles


2010 Jeep Wrangler. Consumer states electrical issues. Vehicle shuts off while driving. The consumer stated the dealer installed a black box in the vehicle on April 10, 2012. However, the next day, the black box stopped working.

- Parkton, MD, USA

problem #4

Oct 202011


  • 22,000 miles
This Jeep has never been used for any type of off roading, yet it has a burnt smell coming from the transmission. It was taken to the dealer where it was checked however they could not determine what was causing the burnt smell and smoke coming from the transmission. It has now been checked a couple of times, where only an transmission oil change was performed because they never found out the problem. I can only hope I do not become a statistic, before the problem is found.

- Tolleson, AZ, USA

problem #3

Mar 162012

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
Tipm is creating a major safety issue with my 2010 Jeep Wrangler. On multiple occasions, the headlights fail to work on my vehicle on start up or once the vehicle is in operation. The dealership looked at the Jeep and stated the tipm module was bad and needed to be replaced. The part was indefinitely on backorder from Jeep, and could not even be replaced if it were under warranty. Driving this vehicle that is under 2 years old and has a major safety issue is unacceptable. This appears to be a wide spread issue for a number of years with the tipm module on Jeep / Chrysler vehicles. This will happen to someone while driving at night without their knowledge, and create a deadly event. Would like to see Chrysler take responsibility for this dangerous situation and correct the issue to protect the safety of the missions of people driving their vehicles.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #2

Oct 152010


  • miles
I have a 2010 sport Wrangler unlimited 4dr, at approx 3800 miles the car went dead on the highway at approx 60mph. All the indicator lights came on and the steering and brakes were hard to control. Momentarily the car resumed and went back to dealer. Have maintenance slips and initial complaint. Same incident happened at approx 4700 miles went back to same dealer. Checked online with Chrysler although the first time they replaced the ignition coil. It hasn't been resolved and I don't believe it will be resolved at the dealer level.

- Warwick, RI, USA

problem #1

Jun 042010


  • 183 miles
1 new Jeep went dead while driving, engine won't crank this was at 181 miles on car 2 tow to dealer 3 connector C1 @PCM pins 34 & 35 were reversed installed new tipm also. Could not get car off road.

- Yucaipa, CA, USA

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