Over_Zealously_Apathetic: Judging from all the idiots I see on a daily basis on Detroit freeways, the problem is the driver./Do Jeeps make people shiatty drivers, or do shiatty drivers buy Jeeps?
Twitch Boy: Every third car at my college was a Cherokee or GC. Knew a kid who had one, 200K miles, still on the original transmission and clutch. Those AMC designs will keep on rolling until the heat death of the universe.
aCiD99: All I got from this is... THERE'S AN "International Car Wash Association"!???!
Vector R: FTA: 4. Move the vehicle using both feet - left foot on the brake and right foot on the acceleratorLOL, whut?
jvl: Jeeps are made to rock back in forth between forward and reverse easily so you can get it out of a sand/mud hole. Which also means they are very easy to bump out of neutral if you are a moron car wash monkey who leaves the engine on and the gear in neutral while cleaning the car.
jakrabit: I think the author failed to add "Grand" before Cherokee, since they don't make the good model anymore/still bitter//and also cranky about the commander
thunderdonkey: DrHST: They're bringing the Cherokee back in 2014. I wouldnt look up the pics of it if I were you.Yeah, about that... They're just dropping the post-9/11 nationalist marketing bullshiat that re-branded the Cherokee the Liberty when the KJ came out (the Liberty is sold as the Cherokee everywhere but the US). It's still going to be a POS like everything since the XJ and WJ... Fully independent suspension based on shared Chrysler platforms with different skins, and stupid price tags.Just rolled over 200,000 miles on my 2001 XJ. Beaten to snot and back and still going strong. Sudden acceleration my ass.
sethen320: I have a car which has been known to "lurch", which is a nice term for sudden acceleration. It's well documented by other owners and it has never been addressed. It has to do with the drive by wire system not working correctly. It doesn't make the media so no big lawsuits. Eventually you just learn how to deal with it and not put yourself in a position where it would cause catastrophe. For example if I have to maneuver in a tight spot there's an excellent chance it won't happen. But if it does I am always ready to brake and shift to neutral. I always try to stay aware of this. On the other side of the coin, there are times when you can have the pedal floored and the car merely idles along. Releasing the pedal and applying pressure again corrects the problem.I hate drive by wire. We replaced $0.89 worth of steel cable with $600 in electronics and achieved unreliability. Awesome.
BuckTurgidson: Vector R: FTA: 4. Move the vehicle using both feet - left foot on the brake and right foot on the acceleratorLOL, whut?That is exactly the problem. Only one foot should be on one of those pedals at any time.PEBDSAA
w00ty: involving pre-2011 Jeep Cherokeesshouldn't this be plastered all over CNN? oh wait, it's not Toyota/piss on jeeps
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