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Old 08-03-2017, 02:44 PM
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Who else hates the angle your foot sits at when pressing the gas? There is no room under there and my foot is constantly turned towards the right . I feel it's contributing to my leg and back pain on that side. It's been happening since I got my jeep. Is there anyway to offset the pedals safely so your foot sits straight while driving? I know there is pedal extenders but that won't solve my issue. I hope they leave more room in the JL I feel this one little thing would make driving more comfortable on the legs. I also don't like using cruise control too often I like being on the gas.
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When I went from my '14 Malibu to the Wrangler, I hated the position of the Jeep pedals. Now, when I drive the Malibu, I hate the position of those pedals.

For me, though, it wasn't the angle of the pedal, it was the distance between the accelerator and the brake that was uncomfortable. Seemed to take forever to get used to it, but now it feels perfect.

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Old 08-03-2017, 03:59 PM
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When I went from my '14 Malibu to the Wrangler, I hated the position of the Jeep pedals. Now, when I drive the Malibu, I hate the position of those pedals.

For me, though, it wasn't the angle of the pedal, it was the distance between the accelerator and the brake that was uncomfortable. Seemed to take forever to get used to it, but now it feels perfect.

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I'm coming up on 3 years with my jeep and 2.5 years of back and leg pain on my right side I just replaced my seats with corbeau suspension seats and it's more supportive but I still hate the foot angle
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I have a herniated lumbar disc and sciatic pain from that. I'll be honest. The driving position in the Jeep works really well for me. Obviously, I'm weird, lol.

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Every now and then the angle gets to me. But most of the time, I end sliding my heel over so the foot is straight up and down again.
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I have three other vehicles that I drive besides the Jeep. I've never noticed any difference in the gas pedal position. (Perhaps because I do mostly highway driving and usually have the cruise on).
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Every now and then the angle gets to me. But most of the time, I end sliding my heel over so the foot is straight up and down again.
If I'm not consciously positioning my legs/feet my knees really start to hurt. I have to make sure I'm paying attention to it to reduce the pain. Never had any trouble before, I guess it's just the driving position.
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If you have the height adjustable seats you might find that raising or lowering the seat helps.
I don't have an issue with the angle. I do have fairly large feet and I have a n issue with that, especially when I wear work boots. My foot ends up getting caught up on things in the pedal area. I find the pedal area cramped, but if I wear less bulky shoes it is not a problem.
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