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2008 Jeep Wrangler Repair Histories

2008 Jeep Wrangler Repair Histories: photograph by 2008 Jeep Wrangler Repair Histories

131 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Jeep Wrangler. 71 of these members (54.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 218 repairs to 2008 Jeep Wranglers--an average of 1.7 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 2008 Jeep Wrangler problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2008 Jeep Wrangler repairs by problem area

Chart based on 218 repairs.

2008 Jeep Wrangler repair cost distribution

Chart based on 57 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 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in Florida, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2009
Jul 2008   Fuel cap warning light and engine light (which was for the same problem. Probable cause was a fuel emissions canister leak. New part was ordered and came in the next day. Vehicle was taken back for the repair; light and same warning came back 2 days later 
Jan 2009   Engine light/fuel filler cap comes on. Dealer has attempted 3 fixes but the light comes back on within a few days after I get it back from the dealer each time. Still not fixed. Left turn signal switch wouldn't return; had to be manually released. Dealer fixed it but claimed they didn't and were ordering a new part. Problem has not returned in 2 weeks. 
Sep 2009   Check engine light (which stated Gas Cap) still on when sold. The dealer never successfully fixed it in 5 attempts and then I gave up. 
Jeep Wrangler in Arkansas, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008   RATTLING INSIDE OF DOOR. DEALER SAYS WAS CAUSED BY A DFECTIVE PART OF THE SHOULDER HARNESS OF THE SEAT BELT. 
Nov 2008   THIS IS THE 4TH TIME TO GO TO THE DEALER. THEY SAY THE PROBLEM IS THE DOOR LATCHES, FRONT & REAR. TODAY THEY REPLACE ALL FOUR. THIS IS THE SECOND TIME THEY HAVE REPLACE THE DOOR LATCHES. ALSO THEY REPLACED THE SEAT BELT HARDWARE TWICE.  

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2008 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Wrangler in Washington, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2013
Sep 2008   Freedom top seal replacement for center dash leak. 
Oct 2009 US $175 Wind whistle on hard top at 35-40mph. Leaks at A-Pillar on both driver and passenger sides. Header seal replaced for wind whistle. 
Jeep Wrangler in New Mexico, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
Oct 2008   Main ECU could not read the O2 sensors. Had to be replaced. O2 sensors OK. 
Jeep Wrangler in Virginia, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2013
Apr 2008   Radiator cap not sealing. 
Jul 2012 US $250 the jeep had developed a severe shimmy. All 4 tie rod ends were found to be bad. 
Dec 2012   left front brake caliper stuck, replaced both, plus new pads because of heat damage. 
Jeep Wrangler in Texas, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008   Went in for TSB on speakers popping, simple reflash of computer. 
Jeep Wrangler in Virginia, United States
Sep 2007 - Feb 2011
Apr 2008   Popping noise through speakers playing any cd. Reflash of the amplifier seems to have cleared the issue. 

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2008 Jeep Wrangler 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Jeep Wrangler in Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008   Driver's door had to be slammed very hard to close all the way and turn off the "DOOR" light on dash. Driver's Door hinge out of alignment door removed bracket bent then painted and clear coated. 

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2008 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

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

Jeep Wrangler in Michigan, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2015
Mar 2008   Leaking radiator hose, defective hose. 
May 2008   MyGig would lock up, dealer installed new software version. 
Jun 2008   noisy clutch throw out bearing, replaced clutch assemgly per TSB 
Aug 2008   Clutch throwout bearing per TSB 
Jan 2009 US $200 Steering stabilizer was leaking and replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2010   Vibration in steering found to be sticking right front caliper. 
Jun 2010   starter became intermittent, dealer installed new stater. 
Mar 2011   ball joints,  gas tank,  left rear brake caliper piston sticking in the bore and not releasing, and thermostat and gasket. 
May 2011   Right rear brake caliper stuck 
Aug 2011   Leaking clutch slave cylinder 
Oct 2012   Transmission would pop out of first gear. Symptom was very random. AC vented its freon while on vacation. Dealer checked for leaks and recharged system 
Apr 2013   Loose steering corrected and vehicle aligned 
Jeep Wrangler in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008 US $63 The passenger side latch for the soft top broke. the pin slid out of latch.  

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