hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,959 miles

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problem #8

Dec 072018


  • 72,000 miles
While driving the Commander it stalls. The engines shuts off with no warning. Then I have to put it in park and start it again. Sometimes it happens wth the lights, radio and wipers on. And it sounds like it does not want to start. This has happened 5 times. And the dealer does not know what to do.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #7

Oct 012018


  • 141,000 miles
My 2009 Jeep Commander stalled and finally cut off while driving. Everything completely shuts down and have to restart the engine immediately. It has happened 4 times now in approximately last four months. This condition has happened twice while my daughter was driving, and twice while my wife was driving. It is at random, and at different speeds of 35mph to 45mph on a city street. So frightening. The vehicle was purchased used in August of 2010 with 38+K miles on it. It has 141000mile now. I have replaced the ignition key a few months age. I have made an appointment to take it to the dealership. Any suggestions on what might cause this to happen? my wife is not driving the Jeep anymore. Last incident was on 10/1/2018.

- Easley, SC, USA

problem #6

Jun 202018


  • miles
My vehicle shuts-off/ stalls while driving. Within the first 3-5 miles of driving in truck, stalls once per day when I slow to a stop in traffic on the highway. It stalled once on a city street when I put is in reverse. When this happens, the steering wheel loses power. I quickly put it in neutral and restart. This happens almost daily. To date, it has stalled 11-times. I found the an estimated 300,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles manufactured in 2007 and 2008 were recalled for the same stalling problem that I am experiencing. I am very concerned for my safety and others because I do not know if this is a progressive problem where the engine may stall while in motion.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #5

May 152015


  • 78,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Commander. While driving at approximately 30 mph, the vehicle hesitated to accelerate. The contact mentioned that water entered the vehicle and caused the floorboard to become wet. As a result, there was a mildew odor and water stains. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 78,000.

- Bowie, MD, USA

problem #4

Oct 102015


  • 113,000 miles
Was driving through town with no problem. Road turns into highway and speed limit is 65 mph. Tried to increase speed from 35 mph (town speed limit) and vehicle started slowing down and bucking and hesitating. Pulled off road and turned engine off for a few minutes. Could not increase speed to more than 25 mph. Towed home. Left alone for an hour and retried. Still have same problem. Tried this morning, still same problem. Will need to tow it to a garage. Check engine light also came on.

- Wynona, OK, USA

problem #3

Oct 282014

Commander 8-cyl

  • 69,674 miles
Bumped the key and engine shut off...called the service dept and found out there was recall on my truck prior to me buying it but was not disclosed.

- Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 172013


  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Commander. The contact stated that when driving at various speeds, the vehicle would stall without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic however, the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage was 60,000.

- Chehalis, WA, USA

problem #1

Aug 012010

Commander 4WD 8-cyl

  • 10,000 miles
Approximately 3 months after purchasing my Jeep Commander, it stalled with no warning. All the trucks lights lit up and the power steering would not work. I was able to start it back up and drive. I took it to the dealer and they were unable to help me as they could not recreate the issue. Since then it has happened an additional 2-3 times with the dealership still unable to help me. All times the truck has stalled out and I have been able to restart and drive away. The last time being in September of 2012 while driving on a freeway at approximately 65 mph.

- Columbia Station, OH, USA