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2015 Jeep Wrangler repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 71 repairs.
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2015 Jeep Wrangler repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (11%)

< $100 (81%)

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Chart based on 37 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in Florida, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

15000 mi
built in Navigation system failed, headunit replaced under warranty. Displays maps, can't search or use for navigation. Headunit on backorder until 7/14 
Aug 2015

18400 mi
Navigation system failed, replaced under warranty 
Oct 2015

21200 mi
Manual transmission, pops out of 1st gear on start from stop. Replaced syncro gear, problem still happens. 
Apr 2016

32200 mi
Repeat of 1st gear popping out from stop. Transmission was rebuilt 
Nov 2017

68500 mi
Engine was knocking loudly after engine warmup. Took to dealer, diagnosed as valve train noise. They rebuilt the top end of the motor, replacing valves and cams. Covered under warranty 
Apr 2018

72100 mi
Right rear axle seal started leaking 
Jeep Wrangler in Missouri, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

12000 mi
A/C spontaneously came on during rainy weather. Myself and dealer thought it was a malfunction. Jeep engineer said it has a humidity sensor that turns A/C on to keep windows clear. Prior repair attempted by replacing HVAC control panel. 
Dec 2017

35000 mi
Clutch made noise when engaged which was only noticeable when engine was off. Throwout bearing replaced. One element of the rear window defogger was not functioning. It was repaired. 
Jeep Wrangler in Virginia, United States
Nov 2015 - Jul 2018
Mar 2016

11000 mi
Window switch for the front passengers window had issues where it would roll the window down, but then would not work to roll the window back up. Dealer replaced the switch under warranty 
Feb 2017

32000 mi
Engine Cooling System - Radiator developed a small leak, to where you could smell but not see antifreeze. Upon inspection, it was determined radiator had a leak and was determined to be manufacturer defect. Covered under warranty. 
Dec 2017

150100 mi

US $45
Rear Brake pads worn down to the 'squealer' so replaced these, Rotors were still almost perfect, so did nothing here. 
May 2018

64000 mi

US $720
Tires 
Jul 2018

70000 mi
Manual transmission keeps popping out of reverse and sometimes makes popping noise when taking off in 1st gear . Diagnosis by dealer indicated Transmission needed to be repaired, so they put in a new one under warranty. 
Jeep Wrangler in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

31700 mi
Rear axle seals leaking. 
Dec 2016

39680 mi
Had a check engine light appear, but dissapear within the same day. 
Dec 2017

62000 mi
Wasn't getting heat on the driver side. Dealer inspected the system for leaks and flow and found no issues. 
Mar 2018

65720 mi
Replacement of Heater Core 
Jun 2018

68200 mi

C $500
Dealer said A/C compressor seized. The problem is related, but I can't prove it. 
Jeep Wrangler in Arizona, United States
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2018

41300 mi
Passenger rear axle seal was leaking after off-road trip. Dealer replaced seal, bearing, and race under warranty. Repair was completed same day. 
Jeep Wrangler in Virginia, United States
May 2015 - Aug 2016
Sep 2015

6000 mi
Emergency brake not holding when vehicle parked on a hill. Vehicle was "fixed" by dealer. Took the Jeep home and noted the handle still wasn't correct. Took it back a second time and problem was fixed. Radio (730N) would not charge phone through USB port. Radio would not play music through USB port. Dealer diagnosed problem with a grounded USB port. Ordered part (new radio) to be put on at a later date. After the first trip when parking brake was "repaired" by dealer I noticed my brake handle would not go down all the way and would move up and down without initially engaging or disengaging the brake). Dealer replaced a broken spring. Radio (730N) was replaced after parts came in. The initial problem from the previous trip was a shorted USB port. 
Aug 2016

21000 mi
Radio continued to be an issue throughout the ownership of this vehicle even after complete head unit replacement. 
Jeep Wrangler in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

21000 mi

US $100
A bolt holding the Axle to the spring mount had broken. This was after a trip on the Dalton Highway. 

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2015 Jeep Wrangler 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in California, United States
Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

9200 mi
Outside mirror control was intermittent 
Jeep Wrangler in Florida, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

31000 mi
Battery completely discharged. Dealership tested and confirmed, replaced battery under warranty. Dealership confirmed that it was not a vehicle issue, just a bad battery. 
Jeep Wrangler in Virginia, United States
Jul 2017 - Jan 2019
Jul 2018

41000 mi

US $100
Radiator cracked , complained to dealer but they claimed they could not find it 
Jeep Wrangler in California, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

17000 mi
Smelled coolant. Dealer performed radiator pressure test. No leaks found. 
Jeep Wrangler in Kentucky, United States
May 2015 - Feb 2018
Dec 2017

26000 mi
Small leak in cooling system found by antifreeze smell when pulled in the garage. First trip to dealer to find problem, then they had to order part for radiator. 2nd trip took about 6 hours to fix problem. 
Jeep Wrangler in Alabama, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

2000 mi

US $240
31 days after purchase, a faulty battery left me stranded and required a tow. I didn't drive the three hours to the dealer just to replace the battery. Owner purchased and installed replacement. 
Feb 2017

21000 mi
A bead of sealant was installed on the top of the drivers door to stop water from leaking on the drivers floor. 
Jeep Wrangler in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Jul 2018
Dec 2015

4000 mi
hard top leak in rain Radio would play but NO DISPLAY ON SCREEN 
Jul 2018

33000 mi
Oil pressure switch OB2 scan code “PO6DE 
Jeep Wrangler in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2015 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

6820 mi
Passenger door would not open except from inside handle. Very awkward in grizzly bear country when getting in and out to take photos. It was not repaired and we traded on 4Runner as is. 
Jeep Wrangler in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

8000 mi
rear left seat belt, once hooked up, will lock and does not allow passenger to move unless seat belt is removed and re connected. Then the problem starts almost immediately when the vehicle is moving,. 
Dec 2016

15000 mi
No Map Data Available on the 430N radio with the Garmin GPS system. The problem goes back to 2012 with Chrysler products. Awaiting new radio with no date for getting one. 
Feb 2017

16000 mi
extreme water leaking inside cabin from the drivers and front passengers door Previous repair of the radio gps system failed and while awaiting a new radio/GPS the satellite radio system failed. After several months delay the 430N radio with Nav and SAT service was finally replaced. I now have a good GPS system. 
Jeep Wrangler in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
Apr 2016

21000 mi
Heated seats stopped working Differential locker failed and wouldn't disengage 
Jeep Wrangler in Arizona, United States
Apr 2015 - Aug 2019
Sep 2016

17000 mi
Software update for fuel injection. Rear axle locker not reliable 
Jeep Wrangler in Louisiana, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

7000 mi
The engine started slowly leaking oil at 6000 miles. It appears to be a rear main seal leak. Dealer mis-diagnosed problem as oil pan leak, even after dye was added to the system. I'll wait until the mechanic is less busy and bring it back. 
Nov 2016

9500 mi
Brought the car in for the same oil leak as the June trip. They confirmed that the rear main seal was bad and replaced it. 
Jan 2017

12500 mi
Check engine light came on showing code P300 multiple cylinder misfire. This code came and went twice over the course of 2 weeks. No noticeable symptoms while driving (this is how it always starts). Dealer applied software update that supposedly resolves this issue. I'm worried that this software buffers the problem and that it will get worse in the future. 
Jeep Wrangler in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2015 - Nov 2015
Jul 2015

2000 mi
Dashboard fuel, engine,brake light on. Car goes into limp mode. Not repaired. This happened on three different occasions. 
Jeep Wrangler in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Dec 2018
May 2016

10400 mi
Hard top was leaking just above the interior mirror. Has not leaked since. Gearshift lights not working Headlight retaining rings covered in rust when only a few months since delivery. I only noticed this when I changed out OEM headlights for LED set. Poor quality chrome job! 

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2015 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2014 - Mar 2019
Mar 2017

27280 mi
Traction control / ABS light came on. Wheel sensor had to be replaced. Tech noticed that the wheel bearing was loose so replaced that as well. When repairing wheel sensor for traction control / ABS. 
Mar 2019

45880 mi

C $1000
Ball joints worn beyond spec on one side. 
Jeep Wrangler in Michigan, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

5000 mi
AUX jack on radio not working correctly, head unit replaced 
Jeep Wrangler in Maryland, United States
Jul 2014 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

45000 mi
Pentastar left cylinder head problem. Received random misfire codes for two months. Then got specific codes:302, 304. Misfires in 2nd and 4th cylinders. Dealer replaced cylinder head under warranty. Additionally replaced all lifters and rockers. Known problem with pentastar engines. 

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2015 Jeep Wrangler 2dr SUV

285-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Wrangler in Arizona, United States
Oct 2014 - Sep 2018
Mar 2016

6000 mi
oil leak....after an oil change, I noticed a bad leak...took it to dealer, who said it was a oil filter gasket failure. Replaced gasket. 
Jeep Wrangler in Ohio, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

29700 mi
Radiator cap blowing off steam as if over pressurized and bad smell of coolant. After pressure checking the radiator the dealer replaced radiator cap with a higher PSI value. Problem reoccurred about a week later. Dealer replaced radiator cap with an even HIGHER PSI value. Problem has not happened again. 
Jeep Wrangler in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

5000 mi
External temperature sensor replaced, new one is just as inaccurate - due to placement of the thermocouple it picks up engine heat when low speed or sitting. 
Oct 2017

10000 mi
Seat squeak. 
Dec 2017

12000 mi
Driver seat base replaced due to squeeking 
Jun 2018

15000 mi
AC Heat diverter stopped working. Was replaced under warranty. 
Jeep Wrangler in Michigan, United States
Jun 2015 - Oct 2016
Sep 2015

1000 mi
I had a bad rattle in the passenger kick panel area. I found a wiring harness connector that was never installed into its spot rattling around. I installed it into its holder and the rattle stopped. 
Jeep Wrangler in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

14800 mi
Kept smelling coolant after driving. Coolant level became low over time. Found dried coolant on bottom or radiator. Took vehicle to dealer who replaced radiator under warranty. 
Feb 2017

31000 mi
Nav stopped working. Couldn't load maps. Found audio head unit faulty. Ordered new radio. New audio head unit installed after nav stopped working. 
Apr 2018

56000 mi

US $100
Strong smell of coolant from front grill area after driving. Found bad radiator. Radiator replaced Power inverter not working, keeps blowing fuse. Found bad inverter module. Module replaced. Rear differential gear housing weeping fluid. Removed and replaced cover. Replaced gear fluid. Rear tailgate was difficult to close. Found lose bolt behind trim. Tightened bolt 

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