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Jeep Wrangler Brake Problems

756 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Wrangler. 40 of these members (5.3%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 45 brake repairs to Jeep Wranglers--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Jeep Wrangler problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Jeep Wrangler repairs by problem area

Chart based on 647 repairs.

Jeep Wrangler brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 30 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

5000 mi   ABS light came on on dash because a sensor was defective. Part ordered and replaced a week later. 
21000   The rear pads had to be replaced and rotors turned at 21,000 miles. Why? The service Advisor said "it is a heavy vehicle." I think Chrysler should have paid for it. 
15000 US $65 Brakes pads replaced due to excessive wear. Problem noticed at 14,800 mi. when the lift and tires were put on 

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2008 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

35700 mi   Vibration in steering found to be sticking right front caliper. 
51000 US $100 left rear brake caliper piston sticking in the bore and not releasing, 
53000   Right rear brake caliper stuck 

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

50000 mi US $187 Parking brake cable replaced for $87 

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

50000 mi   rear pads worn out (wear item) 
49000 US $45 rear brake pads were completely worn through and needed replacing. 
79000   replace rear brake pads 
32000 US $435 Back brake pads wore unusually fast; over 50% of pads left on front brakes. Indicators had been broken off; metal on metal. Had to replace pads and rotors for back tires. 

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

22000 mi US $45 While in the shop I had them adjust the parking brake, $45. 
46000   Replaced rear driver's side Brake Caliper. Piston was cracked in half and leaking brake fluid. Also replaced rotors and pads at the same time. 

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2006 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

102000 mi US $120 Replace brake pads 

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2005 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

190-horsepower 4.0L I6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

37700 mi US $275 Worn right rear brake pads. Caliper sticking. 

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