|08-20-2012 04:31 PM|
I agree with most of your statements regarding people's expectations of new vehicles. Nothing is perfect.
|08-20-2012 04:29 PM|
By no means am I say my Jeep is a POS, I'm simply stating the VERY MINOR issues I have so far had. Not big problems at all, all well within normal manufacturing limits. EVERY car has problems, the only difference is really in the severity of such issues. Jeeps are often used more rigorously than most vehicles and are therefore subject to more wear and tear. I have gone offroading with my Jeep more than I had with my old Fords (which were extremely well built as well) in the limited time I have owned it. Jeeps are awesome, but they aren't bulletproof or immune to wear and tear- no vehicle is.
|08-20-2012 04:23 PM|
|08-20-2012 04:12 PM|
|modeltrainman||My 2011 jku has had no problems at all,all you guys that think your jeeps are peices of sh*t why dont you go get your self a rav 4 and go get stuck in the parking lot of the badlands in attica before you even get on the trail.Jeep is one of the last companys left that make true off road vehicles(in my opinon)Ive owned 4 jeeps and 2 hummers.Hummer is now dead but jeep is still alive and making some good stuff maybe there stuff is not perfect all the time,i think also jeep knows they need to improve to compete with the other big three domestic company,s not all jeeps are perfect at all times,but then again most people now adays expect everything perfect all the time.|
|08-20-2012 03:46 PM|
At least I'll have heated seats when I'm waiting for the tow truck...
|08-20-2012 12:34 PM|
|redskinswin||With those axle seals leaking those wheels might fall off sooner than you expected. :-)|
|08-20-2012 12:04 PM|
Love my Jeeper creeper, but its had a coupld of burps:
1000 miles: driver side front axle seal leak- replaced
2000 miles: driver side front axle seal leak- entire axle assembly replaced due to manufacturing defect
6000 miles: passenger side front window stops coming up: power window regulator on door replaced.
So far so good for now....at 6200 miles.
Other than that, I love my Jeep and will keep her until the wheels fall off!
|08-13-2012 11:06 AM|
|Ballandchain||11k miles now. But at around 7k, I had a connector for my passes enter side airbag break. Nothing major and was fixed real quick.|
|08-13-2012 11:01 AM|
lets see 2007 bought last sept with 15k on her
at 19k i broke the track bar mount and had to replace steering stabilizer (my fault)
22k rear pads went also had to adjust my ebrake easy fix
22,500 k got death wobble fixed that myself also easy fix still get a slight shimmy at or around 40-45 but push through it it goes away
and she is sitting waiting on me to get back state side now will never get rid of her either to much fun in a jeep
|08-13-2012 09:46 AM|
90,000KMH Battery died and needed front pads.
But to all those saying that the JK is crap, that's not true. The TJ would have had it's problems when it first started out. I've owned both a TJ and a JK and although I've had fun in the TJ, I still think the JK exceeds it by miles. I can start listing the problems that I had with the TJ if you want....
|08-13-2012 09:02 AM|
|jondotcom||2012 JK Sport, front left axle seal started gushing at 1200 miles, dealer immediately asked if I had been off-roading or mudding, duh, it's a Jeep and your ads show it off-roading !!!!|
|08-13-2012 08:16 AM|
Axle Shaft at about 33k. I may have pushed it a little bit
|08-10-2012 05:50 PM|
I have a feeling my Jeep will be the same way. I am actually more OCD about my Jeep then he is about his...so...with hope, if I do my part this Jeep will last me until I am atleast 50!
|08-10-2012 05:47 PM|
Something breaking is an excuse to upgrade.
"ball joints are bad, time for some Synergy HD's"
|08-10-2012 05:25 PM|
|08-10-2012 05:18 PM|
|08-10-2012 04:27 PM|
Ball joints/TRE's 37 K
Craptastic. I never replaced my balljoints or TRE's on my 01 @ 150 K
|08-10-2012 04:17 PM|
|iluvshoes||I don't know if I like this thread. Being OCD about my new Jeep, reading all this is BAD for my mental state...LOL.|
|08-10-2012 04:06 PM|
Guys like that are funny. It will be this way until a couple newer version of the Wranglers are out and he buys a used JK. Then the JK will be better than the newer xyz version.
I wonder if he only flys on prop planes because those new fangled jets aren't any good.
|08-10-2012 01:13 PM|
|05-20-2012 06:46 PM|
|Frankfig69||Also new battery at 30000 miles.|
|05-20-2012 06:27 PM|
|Frankfig69||New Engine at 34000. Miles and lock in steering wheel.|
|05-20-2012 10:47 AM|
|1quick1||passenger sway bar link was completely loose by 3k miles. My brother who works at Jeep took a video for the QC manager.|
|05-20-2012 10:15 AM|
Let's see. at 1,400 miles my key fob died and would not remotely unlock/lock the doors. Was such a pain to key the doors and then key the ignition to turn off the alarm. Covered repair. 2012 Call of Duty.
|05-20-2012 05:25 AM|
Steering Stabilizer at 15000 miles. That was scary! Cruising down the highway at about 70 on a bend, hit a bump and I thought I was dead! Had to actually stop on road to stop wheels/steering from shaking terribly.
|05-20-2012 03:52 AM|
|Lane24||Had to replace brake pads and machine the rotors at 14,0000 kms which is roughly 8750 miles... was squealing like a pig.|
|05-20-2012 03:10 AM|
2007 JKU auto 4x4. Here's what I can remember so far, I'm sure there is more that I haven't found yet.
40k - steering stabilizer, hood hold downs
60k - water pump and rear diff gasket
62k - brakes are making a god awful squeaking during regular driving and I think I need another new steering stabilizer.
|05-19-2012 06:45 PM|
But these flat windshields are rock magnets thats for sure
|05-19-2012 05:49 PM|
my turn signal fluid container keeps leaking badly
Blinker Fluid - $18.95 : KaleCoAuto.com, Your home for the rare, unusual, and hard to find auto parts.
|05-19-2012 05:41 PM|
2012 with 3500 miles. Have had 2 leaks on the driver's side axle. The entire axle assembly was replaced because the seal continued to leak after being repaired the first time at 2000 miles. Other than that, running perfectly.
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