Pros Reliable in the chicago snow I Feel safe and uphigh while driving it Car is 11 years old and performs very well Love the style of these Jeeps love love love the commanders A lot of space - it's a 7 seater. In one incident also while driving at a steady 75mph on an interstate the engine did not recover and I had to pull off onto the shoulder and come to a complete stop with no power. Each time there was a slight clunk sound and lurch forward - as if the cruise control had just disconnected, and within a second or so everything would be back to normal. Each time it has restarted after taking the transmission out of gear, turning the key to the off position, and restarting the engine. I came to a complete stop and put my car in park and waited a few seconds before shifting back to drive. The engine has stalled at high speeds a few times making for a very dangerous situation. Idle air control iac valve, throttle position sensor tps , and exhaust gas recirculation egr valves have been replaced simultaneously with no change.
The failure recurred numerous times. This problem represents a severe safety issue, as a loss of power while pulling into traffic could have catastrophic consequences. The failure mileage was 50,448 and current mileage was 50,872. The key must be cycled to the 'off' position to restart the engine. No obd2 service codes are ever triggered.
The failure recurred numerous times. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle idled high and then low. . Chrysler's number for this recall is P41. This is an ongoing, but random problem. Has occured over 2 months.
This is not something a customer should have to pay for. I have always maintained the vehicle according to the service schedule and have had all recalls performed, with the exception of the latest one for which the dealer still has not received the parts from Jeep. It always starts right back up with no warning lights. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure mileage was 20,000 and the current mileage was 60,000. The contact was able to restart the vehicle.
I pulled off the highway, turned the car off and back on and the check engine light remains on. The dealer was unable to determine what was causing the failure. There is also a tsb 18-004-09 rev. The other day it stalled and it started back up then a few miles down the road the information center beeped and had a warning saying check gauges. The car is pretty solid, it withstands the city pot holes well. The contact stated that while driving 55 mph, all of the lights in the instrumental panel illuminated and the vehicle stalled.
Most of the times it stalls sitting at a light. I tried to give it some gas to go but I kept decelerating. Today, it stalled 3 times on the highway on my home from work. In two incidents, while driving on an interstate at a steady 75mph, instead of the engine immediately recovering, it took long enough that that the vehicle had slowed down to 30-35mph before the engine restarted itself. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis and the contact was informed that the cause of the failure was undetermined. The drnp dash lights all light up at the same time and the car shuts down for a couple seconds, then it resumes.
While driving approximately 5 mph, the engine stalled with the illumination of the entire instrument panel. It's a beast in the Chicago snow. The dealer then cleaned the throttle body but to no avail. Until this recall is performed, drivers should adjust their seat to allow clearance between the driver's knee and the ignition key, and remove all items from their key ring, leaving only the vehicle key. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000 and the current mileage was 65,000.
I do a lot of inner city driving now. Two weeks later, I left my driveway and was heading down my street and my car started bucking uncontrollably. Besides the concern for my families safety, I'm wondering if an accident was caused because my car stalled out how would I be able to prove that it was because the car stalled when the dealership is saying there's nothing wrong. But on a recent trip I had three incidents over two days which were much worse, perhaps because they all occurred at temperatures around 0 degrees f. I had no loss of electrical power during these incidents, and I have nothing dangling from nor could I have bumped the ignition key.
Please look into this issue because Chrysler seems to not be concerned. Have taken to the authorized Jeep dealship and they have not resolved the issue. I am able to restart the car immediately and be back on my way with no problem. The failure recurred on three separate occasions. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle stalled several times without warning.
The middle, second row seatbelt is locked up and currently unusable. My vehicle has the same issues as the previous recall for the 2007 4. The technician was able to duplicate the failure and stated that the manifold air pressure needed to be reset in order to repair the failure. Only way to drive is to manually shift to keep rpms above 2,000 while driving and to use both the brake and accelerator pedals to keep rpm above 1,200 when at stops. The contact also stated that the failure recurred several times. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000. Has been happening once every week or so.