really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,392 miles

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2007 Jeep Commander brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Jeep Commander Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 032011

Commander 8-cyl

  • 80,007 miles


Car stalls, dies and suffers a loss of control while decelerating. This has occurred 7 times in total now. Complete loss of engine power, power brakes, and steering. Unacceptable danger to my family and others on the road.

- Round Rock, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 222011

Commander 4WD 6-cyl

  • 85,560 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Commander. The contact stated that while driving 72 mph, the rear brakes seized. The vehicle was maneuvered to the shoulder and a burning odor was coming from the brakes. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and they were unable to diagnose the failure. The contact also stated that the vehicle was taken to the authorized dealer on numerous occasions in the past for the same problem and they could not diagnose a failure. The brake pads and rotors were replaced on various occasions but the failure continued. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and the contact was informed that the vehicle was not included in the recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number: 06V493000 (service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:control unit/module). The failure mileage was 85,560. Updated 11/15/11 the consumer stated the rear brakes locked up while driving. Updated 06/15/2012

- Milford, PA, USA

problem #2

Jul 202010

Commander 6-cyl

  • miles
2007 Jeep Commander. Consumer states that the vehicle made a loud noise and all warning lights indicated the shift indicator. Mechanic replaced the esim. Consumer states the problem has returned. The consumer stated on October 23, 2010 as he was entering a parking lot at a very low speed, preparing to stop, he was unable to stop and jumped the curb and a fence.

- Oxford, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 032007


  • 16,000 miles
Traveling to stoplight, and when I went to brake, the brakes did not catch causing me to crash into the car in front of me.

- Dayton, TX, USA

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