Exterior Lighting Problems of Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee owners have reported 116 exterior lighting related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 15 most common exterior lighting problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's headlights (48 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (27 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Exterior Lighting problems of Jeep Cherokee

The Headlights problem

2015 Jeep Cherokee. Consumer writes in regards to concerns that the exterior lights darken 70% of windshield visibility. The consumer stated the manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated the vehicle operated as designed.   Read details...

The Exterior Lighting problem

The contact owns a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. While driving approximately 15 mph, the contact was concerned that the headlamps did not project far enough ahead to safely drive at night. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.   Read details...

The Headlight Switch problem

Headlights while driving were occasionally turning off and on. Side lights remained on and instrument panel lights remained on. Upon investigation for cause, discovered connector on headlight/dimmer switch was melted due to excessive heat buildup.   Read details...

The Turn Signal problem

Driving home the only lights I had was the top led lights, speedometer lights and radio light. No ther lights worked. The vehicle was in motion. If the lights did work when I turned my turn signal on the light went off.   Read details...

The Brake Light problem

The dealer sold the Jeep patriot 2016 with the brake light above the rear hatch not working. The later inspection conducted for what was thought to be a bad light bulb, turned into a discovery that the brake fixture wiring had been cut with a recommendation to change the harness ($600).   Read details...

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