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Jeep Wrangler Problems and Repair Histories

704 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Jeep Wrangler. 240 of these members (34.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 502 repairs to Jeep Wranglers--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Jeep Wrangler problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Jeep Wrangler problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Jeep Wrangler problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Jeep Wrangler repairs by problem area

29% of the Jeep Wrangler repairs were to the engine, 16% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 502 repairs.

Jeep Wrangler repair cost distribution

Of the Jeep Wrangler repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, 4% between $1000 and $2499, and 3% more than $2500.

Chart based on 100 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Wrangler in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 0    
3720 0 Leak in the Hardtop. Fixed by putting new seal on roof. There was a TSB for the computer system. Had to be re-flashed. 
6820 0 Plastic trim was peeling off. 
 

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

202-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Wrangler in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 0    
0 rail for soft top was broken where the first section of the soft top meets the rear section. Repaired under warranty. 
 

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Wrangler in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 4000    
5000 0 Electronic Stability Control warning light stays lit. Problem diagnosed to faulty steering angle sensor. Replacement part ordered, was told it had no effect on vehicle driveability. 
16000 0 Defective steering angle sensor. Dealer was unreliable at ordering part so it was not replaced for almost 10 months. 
49000  

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2007 Jeep Wrangler 4-door

6-cylinder manual 4WD

Jeep Wrangler in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 2480    
2480 0 Has 2 TSB'S done on computer. Worked well 
 
Jeep Wrangler in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 0    
0 The front steering damping was leaking oil and had to be replaced. 
1000 0 The bolts on the right hand side of the standard rock rails were missing at delivery. I had them put on. The passenger side airbag light was on and the dealer had to reset the airbag system for the Jeep. 
 

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