The good and the bad about Jeep's.
Overall the Jeep is a good vehicle to have.
I have went from a midsize car to this Jeep. At first it felt a little big to me when I drove it on the road. Then I got use to driving it and I loved it. I especially loved with being up so high the lights shine a lot farther so I can see so much better and farther at night. The one thing that I do not like though is that the Jeep is so bouncy. I have back problems so this is a major issue to me but I know that this is an issue that got worse over time, I just have to fix this issue. Although I have not had to use it I love that this vehicle has four wheel drive. The Jeep also has other setting as well. It has four wheel low, two wheel high and two wheel low. All this stuff is all new to me but I know a lot of people in my area that have this and often use these settings. I also love this vehicle because it still is a family vehicle yet has these tough settings. The one other thing that I do not care for though is that it is a little top heavy to drive, although it is not the worst vehicle that I drove that was top heavy. I did have one issue though but I think that it is just from something that the previous owner did. I have a ton of electrical problems. Other then the tiny issues that I have mentioned this is probably one of the best vehicles that I have purchased. Even if you would need to replace or fix something on this vehicle the parts are pretty cheap and easy to find. There are just so many positive things about this vehicle that just keep popping up.
It has some electrical issues that is make the check engine light come on a lot.
My Jeep has been reliable for the most part. Due to the age, it has had some issues. I have had the most issues with the radiator and have replaced it a least 3 times. But, it is over 17 years old. The check engine light come on and it has something to do with electrical parts. I have had a lot of issues with the air conditioning not staying cool. Lots of repairs and no one truly knowing how to access or fix it. I finally had the dashboard removed and a mechanic fixed it to the best it had been in years. But, now the blower is out and only works intermittently. Overall, it is been a fairly reliable car and I like it. Just getting old. I have about 180, 000 mile s on it, so not to bad,
What you would expect from a Jeep : great space and very reliable!
I love the car, the space it has, and everything. I do notice one problem that my car has that other cars like it have. They all have some sort of problem with the electrical wiring or something because the doors lock automatically without touching anything and the doors do not lock on their own. however, I really love this car!! It gets from one state to another, no problem. I have driven it in the desert, the beach, the woods, and more. It never seems to fail me, which is what I truly look for in a car.
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On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with 4.0L engines, the design of the intake and exhaust manifolds could allow debris to accumulate at the #3 cylinder location, possibly resulting in a vehicle fire.
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