really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,360 miles

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2005 Jeep Wrangler wheels / hubs problems

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 272013


  • 41,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Wrangler equipped with Goodyear Wrangler gs-a tires, size 30X9.50 R 15. The contact stated that while traveling 75 mph, the rear driver's side tire blew and caused the vehicle to roll over. The contact sustained a crushed hand and back injuries. The driver sustained a hand injury. The front passenger sustained chest injuries. A police report was filed. The manufacturer was not contacted. The tire was not replaced. The failure mileages were 41,000. The dot number was unavailable.

- Gallop, NM, USA

problem #3

Feb 012009


  • 30,000 miles
Paris rent a car rented 2 @2005 Jeep Wrangler that had bald tires, bad brakes and inproper steering while visting St. Johns, virgin island. Paris rent a car, P. O box 1155, cruz bay, St. John vi 00831.

- Kankakee, IL, USA

problem #2

Apr 222008

(reported on)


  • miles
2005 Jeep Wrangler right side tire wear out unevenly. The consumer stated she had to purchase 3 sets of tires.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

May 262006

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,440 miles
: the contact stated that while traveling 67 mph on the highway a bumpy vibration was observed coming from the driver side tires. While attempting to apply the brakes, the tire malfunctioned causing the vehicle to spin out of control and crashing into a guard rail in the emergency lane. Severe injuries were incurred to the driver and minor injuries to the passenger. There was damage to the body of the vehicle. The sidewall of driver's rear tires were completely damaged. The damaged tire were removed and replaced with the spare. A police report was filed. The officer advised the vehicle was safe to drive. The vehicle was taken to the dealers who determined that the cause of incident was due to improper tire inflation. The contact expressed that the tire failure may be due to a manufacturer defect. The hydraulic valve for the brake system was repaired. The manufacturer determined that an inspector would be sent to examine the vehicle. However, the inspector refused to provided reports of the examination.

- Smyrna, GA, USA

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