What are must-do changes when you first pick up the new jeep?

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I feel a good guide might help some of us who are new to Jeep. What do we need to check when we first pick up the car? Check fuse box? anything we need to try at home to ensure everything is in working order?
Also, what are must-do mods?
I appreciate any help you can provide.
 
I tell everyone this because it was told to me and was very good advice.
-Desert Does It Seat Jackers (shorties for me). They will make your front seats much more comfortable. https://desertdoesit.com/collections/comfort
Also, there’s a delivery checklist on the JLWrangler forum (and prob here too?) that is pretty solid.

Congrats on your new Jeep.
 
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My wife taking this car over is just a matter of time. That is what she did a couple of times. She drove my car a few times, and then, without saying anything, that became her daily ride. I feel it in my bones; this is s going to be the same; I can't blame her, though. So I probably should admit defeat and get the Seat Jackers.
 
My wife taking this car over is just a matter of time. That is what she did a couple of times. She drove my car a few times, and then, without saying anything, that became her daily ride. I feel it in my bones; this is s going to be the same; I can't blame her, though. So I probably should admit defeat and get the Seat Jackers.
Easy solution, Friend: Get another one! :)

Yep, used to be a sticky that is very exhaustive, plus a couple of other delivery threads (e.g. those from Chapman Jeep). My short list:
1. Push in *all* fuses in engine bay fuse box;
2. Check and adjust tire pressure (as needed… thanks to others on this forum - adjusting pressure to about 3-4 psi below recommended level helps stability at speed);
3. Check for all parts per your order options. (Btw, if you got the XR package, the wheel jack spacer is a tiny box like a whiteboard eraser size… I was expecting something much larger…).

Congratulations!!!
 
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SEAT ALL FUSES!!

I did a check on mine just by touch and thought everything was good. At 400 miles the “SRVC 4WD” light came on. My mind went straight to the notorious fuse issue and sure enough, not a single fuse was seated fully until the “click.”

Clicked all of them in and light went away and hasn’t been back in a couple hundred miles since. Still have a service appointment this week just to check, but I was floored to learn that not a single one was fully seated.

Like I said, they seemed good until I pressed with a little pressure and it clicked, then the next one, and next one….
 
If you are going to wheel it, especially sticking to the 33's, skid plates.
 
SEAT ALL FUSES!!

I did a check on mine just by touch and thought everything was good. At 400 miles the “SRVC 4WD” light came on. My mind went straight to the notorious fuse issue and sure enough, not a single fuse was seated fully until the “click.”

Clicked all of them in and light went away and hasn’t been back in a couple hundred miles since. Still have a service appointment this week just to check, but I was floored to learn that not a single one was fully seated.

Like I said, they seemed good until I pressed with a little pressure and it clicked, then the next one, and next one….
On the SRV4WD note, I will add my 392 does not enjoy off-road+ with TC on.
I would advise if one is using off-road+ to keep the TC off like it toggles it for you.
 
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