About Jeep Wrangler
Jeep Wrangler is a compact and mid-size four-wheel drive off-road vehicle manufactured by the American automobile manufacturer Jeep. The first Jeep Wrangler was introduced in 1986 as a 1987 model and the successor of Jeep CJ. It is a very popular and successful car, which could be told by the tons of awards it has received since its birth. For example, it holds the Models to Best Hold Its Value recognition from Kelley Blue Book for 1998, 1999, 2003, 2011, and 2012. Jeep Wrangler now is in its third generation.
The second generation Jeep Wrangler (TJ; 1997-2006) was unveiled at the 1996 Detroit Auto Show as a 1997 model. It offered a dozen trim levels including SE, X, Sport, Sahara, 60th Anniversary Edition, 65th Anniversary Edition, Apex Edition, and Columbia Edition and so on. Engine options varied from 2.5 L AMC Straight-4 engine to 4.0 L AMC Straignt-6 engine with 3-speed and 4-speed automatic and 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions. In 2006, the third generation Jeep Wrangler (2007-present) was introduced at the North American International Auto Show. It now offers five trim levels: standard, Sport base, X-S, Sahara and Rubicon, which were powered by 2.8 L inline 4-cylinder Diesel engine and 3.6 L and 3.8 L V6 engine mated to 4-speed, 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.
Jeep Wrangler Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As a four-wheel drive off-road vehicle, Jeep Wrangler must have experience all kinds of extreme road conditions. Thus, it is not strange that some problems it will also suffer. Most common ones are as listed:
First, electrical problems. As most modern vehicles are using electrical equipment to do nearly all tasks, so it has become a part that most easily goes wrong. Jeep Wrangler owners stated that the Check Engine Light always kept on and the engine performance deteriorates followed by bad gas mileage and rough idle. Or engine stalls or misfires. Failing oxygen sensor and engine control module usually the culprits of above problems. However, the power window switch and the A/C switch usually go bad as well.
Second, transmission problem. Customers said that it became hard to shift gears in the Jeep Wrangler. At the same time, they can hear noises from the area where their transmission is located. Reddish looking fluid can be found at the ground as well and the Jeep Wrangler will jump in and out of the four-wheel drive. Once above happened, please to check if your transfer case seal has worn out.
In order to increase your Jeep Wrangler's life expectancy, you need to take care of every part in it. Brake system is vital while brake line is easy to wear, remember to check the brake line regularly. Air filter is responsible for venting fresh air to compartment, you should replace it periodically for the occupant's health.
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