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2006 Jeep Wrangler Repair Histories

52 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. 19 of these members (36.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 49 repairs to 2006 Jeep Wranglers--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 49 repairs.

2006 Jeep Wrangler repair cost distribution

Chart based on 19 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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2006 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

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

Jeep Wrangler in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2011 - Feb 2014
63000 mi US $5 Front PVC grommet hard and brittle, causing oil leak from valve cover. Replaced grommet, oil leak fixed. Pulled the OPDA (oil pump drive assembly) to check Cam/Oil Pump gear wear. Known issue on 05/06 models. Found wear, lubed OPDA shaft. On backorder for 6 months. Wear significant, but not dangerous yet. 
68000   Driver's Side Sway bar end link broke. Replaced both Front end-links. 
81000   Rear axle seals leaking gear oil. 2 days in shop, replaced axle seals. 
82300   Hesitation/miss under load. Replaced Coil Rail, 15 minutes to swap part in driveway. 
87000   Rear sway bar bushing were shot, resulting in noise from the rear. Intermittent clunk emination from the rear. 
108000   Oil Pump Drive Assembly started making noise due to design flaw. Replaced with updated Aftermarket part. 
108000   Check engine light. 1 O2 sensor. Precat Bank 1. Had to replace entire Y pipe with all 3 converters, as individual converters not available. 
Jeep Wrangler in New Mexico, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2014
97000 mi US $500 Key transponder identification computer unit failed. Replaced unit, replaced battery, upgraded software per TSB or recommendation.  
102000   Replace brake pads 
108300   Replaced 4 Shocks. Tires not wearing evenly. Also greatly improved the ride. Small consistent noise above 25 mph. Thought was U-joint. Mechanic could not replicate in shop on lift up to 40 mph. Does not think is U-joint. Noise still occurs.  
113000   Still have strange noise over 25mph. Test drove but couldn't hear. Cleared mud and ice from drive shaft (inside?). Increased tire pressure from 28 to 33. Quieted road noise considerably. Tire manufacturer says 28. Jeep size/wt needs 33. 
129000   Had developed "Death Wobble". Replaced front shocks w/Monroe. Replaced steering column damper. Replaced worn bushings. Replaced track bar. 
Jeep Wrangler in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2014
12000 mi US $350 Known issue with 2005/2006 Wrangler 4.0L OPDA (Oil Pump Drive Assembly) gear and cam gear (gear that drives the Oil Pump Drive Assembly) wear. Required replacement of the Camshaft and the OPDA drive gear to correct.  
15000   Passenger side "flip & fold" mechanism wasn't working properly. I removed the seat and secured the cable to the seat structure to make it work properly. 
17000   Fuel door did not fit flush. A TSB was performed that replaced the hinge and filler housing assembly that corrected the issue. Driver's door trim panel squeaked when leaned against. 
Jeep Wrangler in Montana, United States
Feb 2011 - Feb 2012
55000 mi   Fuel spray back when refueling vehicle. To repair entire fuel tank must be replaced. Working with Chrysler customer service to see if they will help with this known defect. 
55000 US $200 Fuel spray back when refueling. Chrysler paid to replace fuel tank with $200.00 co-pay from us. 
59000   check engine light was on due to a bad o2 sensor. replaced sensor and all good. 

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2006 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV, ext.

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

Jeep Wrangler in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2014
46300 mi US $36 Blew the blower resister causing blower to function full on or not at all. 

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2006 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

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

Jeep Wrangler in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2014
96000 mi US $250 Camshaft position sensor failed, causes random losses of power. 
97000   Replaced front U-Joint Steering dampener replaced 
Jeep Wrangler in Georgia, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2013
63000 mi   Radiator had a crack in it. Was repaired under the lifetime warranty. 
Jeep Wrangler in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
69000 mi   Lifters bad, camshaft bad, pretty much need new engine. Replaced engine, exhaust manifold, clutch. 
Jeep Wrangler in Arizona, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2011
51000 mi US $20 Ignition switch actuator pin broke. Part was around $15 but had to be ordered online. 

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2006 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

147-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in Georgia, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2012
97000 mi US $300 Replace a high pressure hose. 

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