While attempting to repair both driver's and passenger's seat warmer system that was no longer working, I discovered that the factory installed heated seats had apparently shorted out and caused the foam cushion in each of the seats to catch fire. The driver seat of my 2001 jeep grand cherokee has broken numerous times and they all broke from the same exact place. This poorly designed seat is a serious safety defect, and there should be a mandatory recall. The original auto part must be returned using the provided shipping label. I have not replaced this as yet. It is very dangerous riding around in a seat that is not hooked to the car correctly.Next
I am sorry that I did not report this before now. It typically takes us approximately 3-5 business days to process a credit back to your account and 2-3 business days for the credit to appear on your account. I have a 2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo. Discussion with family and friends lead to the discovery of a recall involving jeep heated seats. He noticed that the seat wobbled prior to the failure, but no repairs were made at that time. Returns cannot be made for non-matching color.Next
The complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem. Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act foia , 5 u. I believe the recall should be looked into. The failure mileage was 155,000 and current mileage is 174,000. File labeled: left brkt-driver seat - broken - is of the broken bracket. Someone will get killed if this happens while driving. Read our to see people who found humor in a bad situation.Next
I am the only driver and weigh ~180 lbs. While driving 60 mph, the contact noticed that the driver's seat was wobbling. The part number that needs to be replaced is 4856471 per estimate I received from chrysler. It is also apparent that thousands of other jeep grand cherokee owners have had the same issue. Please let me know if ever there is a recall.Next
Upon inspection 4 weld points had broken and metal was fatigued. Would have to be a costly replacement. This is not the first time this has happened on this vehicle. No repairs have been made and the contact is in the process of notifying the manufacturer. The driver side front seat track on this vehicle have failed 5 times since 2004. The failure was not caused by any forceful action. The vehicle was taken to the dealer again where the failure was confirmed.
Most occur in the 1999-2004 models. I'm trying to get the seat welded as I can't afford to buy another seat or another vehicle. My seat is swaying side to side and when I am driving my seat leans back far. I'm fortunate that I wasn't driving but trying to park. When I picked it up they had changed some part that was a recall on my heated seats. You can now lean back and front of seat lifts up.Next
During a high impact event such as a rear-end collision, this could cause sudden failure of the seat attach points, resulting in loss of control of the vehicle, injury to the front seat occupant, and injury to anyone seated in the rear seat behind the front seat occupant. After reviewing the structure under the seat, I discovered that the metal frame had simply cracked. The manufacturer was not contacted and the vehicle was not repaired. Began researching and found this was a common problem with many thousands of complaints. Started with one side breaking several months ago, leaving seat to lean to one side and unable to adjust anymore then just completely snapped off.Next
This part being broken results in my vehicle being unsafe to drive. The frame underneath my driver's seat has cracked and broken causing the seat to be loose and tilted. I am planning to have the frame welded again this time. There are 10 choices for the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Front Seat! The rear anchoring of the driver seat buckled under normal conditions while driving. The vehicle had not been inspected or repaired at the time of the complaint. The contact stated that the driver and passenger side heated seats would overheat and burn the back of the seat occupants legs. Two days later my bothers driver seat broke.Next