2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Consumer Review: Cover Up Your Condenser or Pon
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Consumer Review

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Overland 4dr SUV (5.7L V8 5-speed Automatic)

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Cover Up Your Condenser or Pony Up $700
By Matt W. on

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 5A)

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This is my third Jeep. I love the Hemi (dislike the poor gas mileage), the updated styling and the ride. However, beware. My wife was driving our Overland on a highway (not off road), couldn't avoid a blown tire (re-tread) laying in the roadway. Unbelievably, a piece of the re-tread flipped up into the unprotected AC condenser area (that huge, open area just under your front bumper) and barely punctured the condenser. The outcome? A $700 repair bill and me jerry-rigging (with gardening wire I bought at Lowe's) a protection screen for this exposed area. INCREDIBLY POOR design for an alleged "rough/tough" $40,000 off-road SUV. Unbelievable - a warning to all to "cover up your condenser"

Best Features

Hemi.

Worst Features

Fix the open area with the exposed AC condenser.
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