really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,364 miles

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2007 Jeep Wrangler steering problems

steering problem

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2007 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments (Page 7 of 7)

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problem #5

Dec 012008


  • 19,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. Since December of 2008, while driving between 55-60 mph, the vehicle shook and jumped violently. On one occasion, both front wheels left the ground and it became impossible to control the steering. On another occasion, the vehicle veered into the next lane of traffic. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer several times, but they were unable to duplicate the failures. They stated that nothing was wrong with the vehicle. The vehicle is currently not being driven. The manufacturer filed reference number 18688651 and advised the contact to take the vehicle to another dealer. She will have the vehicle towed to the dealer. The failure mileage was 19,000 and current mileage was 24,000.

- Allentown , NJ, USA

problem #4

Dec 232008


  • 23,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. On December 23, 2008, while driving 35 mph, the vehicle went out of control and would only steer to the right. The vehicle then began to accelerate and the stabilizer system activated on its own. The vehicle switched into two wheel drive. The contact depressed the brakes and pulled the wheel in an attempt to stabilize the vehicle. The vehicle proceeded into the left lane and was pulled to the side of the road and shut off. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and they found no failures. The dealer turned off the electronic stability control. The current and failure mileages were 23,000.

- Fairfield, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 152008


  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that she experienced a loss of power in her vehicle. She also noticed that there was a loss of power steering and brake accessibility. While driving 75 mph, the contact pulled over and had the vehicle towed. The dealer kept the vehicle for approximately three weeks and drove it for 300 miles; however, they could not find any failures with the vehicle. The contact was informed that there were two recalls on her vehicle, which were corrected by the dealer. NHTSA campaign id number 07V291000 (electrical system) was most closely related to the recent failure. The dealer offered the contact another vehicle on their lot. The current mileage was 10,513 and failure mileage was approximately 5,000.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 292007

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 15,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. While driving 35 mph, the steering wheel shook violently after he ran over a bump in the road. The dealer stated that the steering dampner caused the failure and they made the replacement. Approximately six months later the failure occurred again while driving 55 mph. As of March 18, 2008, the dealer had not inspected the vehicle. The failure mileage was 15,000 and current mileage was 26,600. Updated 6/9/08 the consumer stated the steering damper was replaced twice.updated 06/09/08

- Akron, OH, USA

problem #1

Sep 012007

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 900 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Wrangler. While driving 30 mph, the stopping distance increased when the brakes were applied. The contact stated that the failure also occurred the following day while driving 40 mph. The road conditions were clear. He further stated that while driving 2 mph, the vehicle veered to the right. The dealer adjusted the tire pressure. In addition, there was a five second delay when he started the vehicle. The contact stated that the air conditioner and radio worked intermittently. The dealer was unable to duplicate any of the failures. The failure mileage was 900 and current mileage was 1,702.

- Montebello, CA, USA

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