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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,355 miles

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2010 Jeep Wrangler seat belts / air bags problems

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments (Page 3 of 6)

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problem #80

Apr 082016

Wrangler

  • 56,000 miles

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

Third clock spring replaced.

- Apache Junction, AZ, USA

problem #79

Apr 032016

Wrangler

  • 73,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated sporadically. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the clock spring was defective and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 73,000.

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

problem #78

Mar 302016

Wrangler

  • 115,000 miles
Like many others that I have spoken with, I have seen on forums, and I have seen on sites like this, the air bag light intermittently chimes and lights up indicating that the air bag system has malfunctioned and will not deploy if needed. I previously had a 2008 Jeep Wrangler, and it had the exact same issue. When I took it into the dealer, they told me that the clock spring required replacement. I have owned 2 Wrangler and both of them have had the exact same problem. This is obviously a common issue and I find it hard to believe that my experience with this clock spring issue is coincidence. From what I understand, recalls have been issued for all 2007 models and for all right hand drive models from 2008-2012. I believe that it is imperative for public safety reasons that an investigation be performed to consider requiring Jeep to address the remainder of their faulty airbag systems.

- Erie, CO, USA

problem #77

Feb 222016

Wrangler

  • 42,000 miles

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

Cruise control stopped working a few months ago. Today I started getting the airbag warning light flashing on and off. Looks like I'll be dropping $500+ for a new clock spring. How is this not already listed as a recall?

- Bisbee, AZ, USA

problem #76

Jan 162016

Wrangler

  • 50,000 miles
On the 2010 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 2010 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 2010 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Fiat Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying. My Jeep Wrangler has just over 50K miles and both the esp / bas light and the airbag warning light have begun flashing and chiming intermittently. I was told by Fiat Chrysler that the clock spring on the 2010 (lhd) is not included in the clock spring extended warranty available to other model years and the RHD version on the same model year. The clock spring is the same in all of the affected vehicles and represents a potential threat of serious injury or death should the airbag fail to deploy in an accident or deploy prematurely.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

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problem #75

Feb 142016

Wrangler

  • miles
The airbag light on dash comes on and off. Dealer said no problem with airbag. Problem persists.

- Haslet, TX, USA

problem #74

Mar 162015

Wrangler

  • 60,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. When the vehicle was started, the air bag warning indicator remained illuminated. Also, the horn did not sound when it was pressed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the tipm and the clock spring malfunctioned and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was approximately 60,000. Updated 05/11/16

- Apache Junction, AZ, USA

problem #73

Feb 132016

Wrangler

  • 33,500 miles
Airbag dash light and warning chime come on intermittently. Code shows - B1B02 - driver airbag squib 1 circuit open. Clock spring is suspect, but the horn & cruise control are still functional. This condition happens at all times, whether stationary, moving or turning.

- Mohave Valley, AZ, USA

problem #72

Feb 152016

Wrangler

  • 80,000 miles
Air bag warning light and charm come on, failed clock spring, very common issue on these Jeep Wrangler, very dangerous as air bag will not deploy in a collision.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #71

May 162015

Wrangler

  • 55,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. After the vehicle was started, the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the air bag clock spring assembly needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V176000 (air bags). The failure mileage was 55,000.

- Salina, KS, USA

problem #70

Dec 162015

Wrangler

  • miles

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

Broken clockspring.

- Norwood, NJ, USA

problem #69

Nov 122015

Wrangler

  • 64,000 miles
Tamara inflators see where right hand drive has been recalled. Took my Jeep to dealer, they told me they have seen hundreds with this problem, one dealer. Also said my airbags was disabled because of this. I would like to know I am safe after paying this much for a Jeep. I only have 64,000 miles on it. Dealership said they should be recalled, so many 2010.

- Lavergne, TN, USA

problem #68

Dec 022015

Wrangler

  • 34,000 miles
On my 2010 Jeep Wrangler 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 my 2010 and many other Jeep Wrangler (jk version) owners. The cause of this light has been shown time and time again to be a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2008 Jeep Wrangler during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Jeep has had clockspring recalls previously with their 2007 Wrangler, but this recall has not been extended to the 2008- versions. Daimler Chrysler has refused to voluntarily address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #67

Dec 012015

Wrangler

  • 82,000 miles
On my 2010 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 is happening when the vehicle is stationary and while in motion either on the highway or city roads. This is caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2010 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."

- Wise, VA, USA

problem #66

Dec 102015

Wrangler

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the air bag warning light illuminated. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the clock spring had failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- Fairfield, CT, USA

problem #65

Dec 042015

Wrangler

  • 67,816 miles
Tamara recall, airbag light comes on and off, repair shop checked the codes, tells me when the light is on, the airbag is disabled. I checked and found thousand of complaints with same problem. Also found recall with right side steering, but none for left side. Took to dealership, $700. This defect should be a concern before people get killed. Taking this seriously, airbags are useless. Once I am driving, it comes on, chimes every couple of minutes.

- La Vergne, TN, USA

problem #64

Jul 122015

Wrangler

  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag warning light was constantly illuminated. The contact also stated that the horn became inoperable. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the clock spring failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V176000 (air bags). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #63

Nov 122015

Wrangler

  • 75,000 miles
My airbag light keeps going on and off every minute while I was driving. I took it in to have it get looked at and the dealership informed me that it was a clock-spring issue. I did some research and selected Jeep models from 2007 to 2012 had a recall for this issue. When I contacted crystler on this issue they informed me that my Jeep is not part of the recall even though it is the same problem as other Jeep. It is going to cost about $700 out of pocket to fix this issue on my Jeep.

- Hometown, IL, USA

problem #62

Nov 122015

Wrangler

  • 70,000 miles
My airbag lights keep going off and on every minute or so. I called Chrysler to see if their was a recall on the clock spring and they said no. The repair is going to cost me $750.

- Hometown, IL, USA

problem #61

Nov 012015

Wrangler

  • 77,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag light remained illuminated and took the vehicle to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the clock spring fractured and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 77,000.

- Tracy, CA, USA

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