10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,689 miles

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problem #51

Jul 302015

Wrangler

  • 79,700 miles
The air bag light on the control panel illuminates intermittently while driving. The duration of illumination fluctuates from seconds to 20 minutes. The faulty component is the clockspring assembly. Due to your investigation PE 15-025, I'm in discussion with Chrysler/Fiat to repair the component outside of warranty as this is a great safety concern which they had fair warning to correct.

- Dayton, MD, USA

problem #50

Jul 012014

Wrangler

  • 75,000 miles
I have an error light for the airbags that go on and off by itself.

- Williamsville, NY, USA

problem #49

Jul 252015

Wrangler

  • 40,000 miles
On the 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying.

- Loveland, CO, USA

problem #48

Jul 022015

Wrangler

  • 62,000 miles
Airbag light kept going on. I am upset because there is a large recall on the mopar airbag module located in the sterring wheel. I had to pay $680 dollars, where there is over 1millon vehicles that have been recalled for this specific part. Something is just not right here. Please help thank you

- Mcmurray, PA, USA

problem #47

Jul 012014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 41,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag warning lamp illuminated. The vehicle was taken to two different independent mechanics who were unable to diagnose the failure and recommended that the contact take the vehicle to an authorized dealer. The dealer diagnosed that there was a defective squib connector, which was open and needed to be replaced within the front passenger side seat. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 09V118000 (air bags and electrical system). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 41,000. MA 10/15/2015 updated 11/15/2017

- Centereach, NY, USA

problem #46

Apr 012015

Wrangler

  • 41,500 miles
On a 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags. The vehicle also no longer has functioning speed control. This has been a recurring issue and concern for many 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. The faulty clockspring is the a safely concern due to a potential airbag failure in the 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident.

- Haslet, TX, USA

problem #45

May 042015

Wrangler

  • 85,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Wrangler. While driving at 45 mph, the air bag warning lamps illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, where it was diagnosed that the clock spring was faulty and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 85,000. The VIN was not available.

- Roanoke, VA, USA

problem #44

Feb 032015

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 92,000 miles
While operating my 2009 Jeep Wrangler first my cruise control failed and now will not function, then my air bag light came on. Now the air bag light keeps going on and off with a chime. Looked it up online only to find I'm not the only one with this issue, it seems very frequent and to have recalled several other keeps with the same problem, Chrysler needs to properly address the issue and recall all the keeps with this problem.

- Ellington, MO, USA

problem #43

Jan 262015

Wrangler

  • 75,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that when the vehicle was started, the air bag warning light illuminated and a chime sounded. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the clock spring on the steering wheel needed to be replaced and that the airbags may not deploy in the event of a crash. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 75,000.

- Bakersfield , CA, USA

problem #42

Nov 072014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 49,851 miles
There is a known issue with the Jeep Wrangler clock spring in 2007+ models. Currently a recall has been issued for 2007 and 2008 left hand drive models, and 2007-2012 right hand drive models. A recall should be made for all model years and configurations as this issue can lead to the airbags not deploying in the event of a crash. The current recall is as follows: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 right hand drive (RHD) Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured from February 1, 2007, through October 10, 2011. Some vehicles may be equipped with driver's airbag clockspring assemblies that could experience a compromised airbag circuit resulting in an airbag lamp illumination, which indicates that the airbag may not deploy. Consequence: A broken electrical circuit in the airbag clockspring wiring assembly can lead to non-deployment of the driver frontal airbag and will not be able to properly protect the driver in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injuries. Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners and remedy the vehicles as necessary free of charge. Chrysler will mail to owners an interim notification during March 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Notes: Chrysler's recall number is L37. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #41

Mar 042014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 58,000 miles
Airbag warning chime and light come on when vehicle is in motion. Both reset when vehicle is stopped. Cause of failure is bad airbag clock spring. Recall has been issued for right hand drive Wrangler but does not cover left hand drive wrangles. I am a avid off road enthusiast and believe the exposure to dirt/dust is the root cause. This was the finding with RHD Jeep due the nature of postal service use. Since my vehicle is used off road with the doors removed I do feel the conditions are close to what a postal Jeep may experience. This is the intended use for this vehicle and the clock spring should not fail.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #40

Dec 172014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 48,980 miles
While driving straight at approximately 35 mph the airbag warning light started to flash then went off for about a minute or two, now it comes on and stays on for same time (on solid) constantly while vehicle in motion.

- White Plains, NY, USA

problem #39

Mar 032014

Wrangler

  • miles
Air bag warning light stays on, make a turn it goes out then comes back on and chimes in less than 60 seconds.

- Highland Village, TX, USA

problem #38

Aug 112014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
The airbag light came on rendering it useless. The problem is in the clockspring. There is a recall on this part up to 2007. I have a 2009 jku and Chrysler won't warranty it. They are still using the same part that was recalled in 2007. There is a recall on current RHD Jeep with this exact part. Many people have this same problem with a documented faulty part that shuts off the airbag. Can't figure why Chrysler won't fix this safety issue. Look what happened to Toyota stock with the prius brake issue.

- Phoenix , AZ, USA

problem #37

Aug 152014

Wrangler

  • 40,000 miles
Transmission overheats when driving uphill even in the snow. (needs a tranny cooler). Air bag sensor failed. Not covered but same part failed in 2007 and is covered by warranty.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #36

Aug 042013

Wrangler 4-cyl

  • 32,916 miles
My 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 2009 Jeep Wrangler (lhd) during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying. I had to have the Jeep sealer in bakersfield, ca. Replace the clock spring to correct the problem. This cost me $569.43 and I feel it should have been a recall.

- Taft, CA, USA

problem #35

Jul 132014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 27,196 miles
Air bag warning light stays on, make a turn it goes out then comes back on and chimes in less than 60 seconds. This I found is a bad clockspring, and a very common issue. Chrysler has a recall for RHD only. They need to include lhd its a safety issue airbags...will not inflate when light on.

- San Marcos, CA, USA

problem #34

Jul 212014

Wrangler

  • 80,300 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag warning light intermittently illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and stated that the contact was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 11V528000 (air bags). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 80,300. The VIN was not available.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #33

Jul 092014

Wrangler 6-cyl

  • 27,196 miles
Left hand drive 2009 Jeep Wrangler rubicon the airbag warning light and chime keeps coming on about minute goes out for about 5 minutes. Looking at several forum, edmunds, motor trend web sites, this seems to be a problem that Chrysler wont accept the problem with left hand drive vehicles, but they have issued a recall for right hand drive. They need to address this issue, its a safety concern, are they going to wait for major law suits to happen. Please please push this issue.

- San Marcos, CA, USA

problem #32

Apr 012014

Wrangler 4WD 6-cyl

  • 45,000 miles
On the 2009 Jeep Wrangler dashboard, the airbag warning light flashes on every other minute with a chime, an indication that there is something malfunctioning or interfering with the vehicle's airbags.this has been a recurring issue and concern for many 200X Jeep Wrangler owners, including myself, and has been shown time and time again to be caused by a faulty clockspring within the vehicle's steering wheel. This faulty clockspring is the culprit for potential airbag failure in the 200X Jeep Wrangler during an accident or premature deployment when simply driving around. Daimler Chrysler has refused to address the safety concern of their faulty clockspring for new models than 2008 that can cause failure of the vehicle's airbags from properly deploying.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

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