Recall Date 2014-07-21 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. The transmission failed in 2016 and the dealer said it was the result of the failure of parts that were not included in the rebuild. Available colors include: Medium Slate Gray and Dark Khaki with contrasting Light Graystone. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23. Even though the raucous 5.
The exterior design is unmistakably Jeep, thanks to the signature round headlights, seven-slot grille and trapezoidal wheel openings. Horsepower was increased to 305 for 2008. The current third-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee offers improved capability and nimble on-road ride and handling dynamics in a well-appointed package. This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Driving Impressions Smooth is the operative word when describing the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. All three engines come standard with a five-speed automatic transmission.
I would plead with someone to avoid buying this car! Overall, the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers more luxury and comfort than ever before, while maintaining the rugged character that made the Jeep marque what it is today. New standard features on all models include stability control and one-touch up-down front windows. It's been fitted with more standard luxury features and 5. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position. In the affected vehicles, the driver may accidentally hit the ignition key with their knee, unintentionally knocking the key out of the run position, turning off the engine.
This car has been an absolute nightmare. I return the car to have them fix the issue it took them two months to figure out what sensor was wrong. Opt Opt Fuel Tank, 20. Seat continuously sounds seatbelt alarm. The chronograph-style four-gauge instrument cluster looks like it belongs in a luxury car, and a gated shifter borrowed from the Mercedes parts bin makes selecting the right gear a breeze. Replaced everything but the engine.
Dealer was unable to find an issue. Then shortly after that my cylinder heads had to be replaced! Warning indicated low tire pressure while driving in the rain. Panel fitment is good; window and door lock switches are comfortably within reach; climate controls are clearly marked and easy to use; and the chronograph-style gauge cluster adds European flair. Mind you I only owned the vehicle for about a year and a half at that point. Rear running lights on driver side don't work. However, the body was sculpted with hard edges and prominent lines to convey a more modern and muscular look, and designers spent countless hours in a wind tunnel in an effort to reduce wind and road noise.
A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position. I think dealership knew this car was faulty. Sixty years later, Jeep is still going strong thanks to resources from parent company DaimlerChrysler. Cannot switch from whatever mode is operating. The refinement continues inside, where form is emphasized just as heavily as function.
The new Grand Cherokee Overland is built at the manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria, and will be available in select markets outside of North America in the first quarter of 2006. Unfortunately, the original Jeep Grand Cherokee was a little crude in the fit-and-finish department. Buyer beware only adds salt to the wound in my wallet. 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. Wood trim on the center console and door panels is very upscale, and two-tone plastic panels lend a modern touch to the surroundings, even if they are a bit hard. Jeep engineers were determined to correct this on the latest version, which was introduced just last year. Press preview days Sunday through Tuesday allowed the Motor Trend staff to join more than 6500 of auto scribes from around the globe as they descended upon the massive Cobo Hall to catch a first glimpse at the… As we ring in the New Year, we also celebrate the return of auto show season in a big way, with the Los Angeles and Detroit Auto Shows happening back to back during the first days of January.
Most of the repairs happened before the car was even at 100,000 miles. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23. Powertrains and Performance The Laredo comes standard with a 3. . All in all, I have no complaints about the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee.