The manufacturer was notified of the failure who advised that there were no recalls for the failure and offered no further assistance. The stadium-style seats are positioned slightly higher for each successive row, and a stepped ceiling yields nominally more room as you go back, creating excellent headroom and a decent view of the road even from the third row — good news for those prone to carsickness and anyone charged with cleanup. While approaching a stop at approximately 5 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled. Fold all the rear seats down, and the Commander still disappoints: The high cargo floor limits maximum cargo room behind the first row to 68. A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly.
Engine coolant which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze moves through the inside of your Commander's engine and keeps it from overheating. You also do not need to replace all the coolant in order to replace the water pump. Maybe you had some more air in it and as it burps overnight your loosing some? A third row is optional on the Commander Sport and standard elsewhere. I tested a four-wheel-drive Commander Sport with the 4. Its offroad prowess is a force to be reckoned with, it tows a stout 7,400 pounds and it can be packed with plenty of family-friendly gadgets. Might as well replace the t-stat too while you are at it. They can not duplicate issue.
The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning. It's possible if there is not much pressure in the system if the cap were not sealing , the water part is boiling out will boil at 212 F sea level ambient pressure or more specifically evaporating into the air. The manufacturer will be notified. In addition to looking for cracks, analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Commander - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The second row comes with Latch child-seat anchors for all three positions; most cars have specific provisions for the outboard seats only. To see what else is new for 2009, click , or check out a of the two model years.
Then I will do it. After the car sat in the parking lot for several hours, went back out and started it, the message was gone and has not reappeared. Any leaks will allow the water to evaporate, as I eluded to above. Check the Radiator Cap, still good. Top-tether anchors for the outboard positions are conveniently located midway down the backside of the seats, but the anchor for the middle seat — the safest spot for kids — is in the more traditional and harder to reach location at the base of the seatback.
Mildly revamped for 2008, it offers a few more kid-friendly features and a more powerful V-8, and its reliability of late has improved to respectable levels. The outboard chairs fold and tumble forward for third-row access, but the opening they leave is tight, and the narrow rear doors make getting back there even harder. Already checked around the coolant recovery tank, but didn't see anything. I tested a four-wheel-drive Commander Sport with the 4. I have never noticed a leak, or anything damp on the Jeep. I have researched this online and discovered that many people have had the same issue, but no one seems to know the cause.
The manufacturer was made aware of the defect. It's possible if there is not much pressure in the system if the cap were not sealing , the water part is boiling out will boil at 212 F sea level ambient pressure or more specifically evaporating into the air. I'll be putting it up on the hoist in a day or so and see if I can find out where it's coming from. I see a little bit of coolant, but can't varify if it is coolant. The contact had taken the vehicle to the dealer twice and had been informed that there was nothing wrong with the vehicle. AutoTrust Silver supplies a great selection of coolant reservoirs and related components at reasonable prices! It started with dying when I would come to a stop at a stop sign or red light. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer but the mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure.
The vehicle was not repaired. The Jeep does have 122k on it. Many systems have 7- or 8-inch displays. The car jerked forward like the transmission reengaged. Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant antifreeze leaks in your 2008 Jeep Commander. Transmission jerks: This started in the last few months.
Anyone have this problem before? The video above shows to fix minor leaks in the coolant hoses in your 2008 Jeep Commander. No coolant in the oil, or no leaking through the exhaust. All three engines work with a five-speed automatic transmission. In many 2008 Commanders, an anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures. In 2008 Commanders with the 5. While driving between 5-25 mph, the engine jerked when the gears were shifted. The current mileage was 16,800 and failure mileage was 16,000.
The last time the engine quit running my son was driving the car, he was able to restart the engine with the car in drive turning the key multiple times. Send Kelsey an Hide full review. I guess I will schedule a visit to the dealer since I still have warranty on it. Thankfully I have been able to pull over to the side of the road and put it in park and it start rights back up. Leather upholstery and a power passenger seat are optional. She was informed the reason for the stalling was unknown since there were no codes.
Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Commander. The publication predicts overall reliability of Average for new Commanders. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 2008 Commander Limited are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks. They have taken the Jeep to waldorf Chrysler Jeep dealer 8 times due to engine failure. The pedal delivers linear response, but it never feels particularly strong. I find it strange that my Jeep is having the same issue, but I am being told that the recall doesn't affect me.