Jeep Cherokee owners have reported 71 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 (23 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (12 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Exterior Lighting problems|
|Headlight Switch problems|
|Turn Signal problems|
|Tail Light problems|
|Brake Light problems|
|Turn Signal Flasher Unit problems|
|Back Up Lights problems|
|Turn Signal Switch problems|
|Headlight Concealment Device problems|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light Unit problems|
|Fog Lights problems|
|Tail Light Switch problems|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light problems|
|Fog Light Switch problems|
Purchased 2014 Cherokee in Aug 2014 - my 4th Jeep and other family members drive Jeeps. Few days later drove at night- immediately evident headlights pose serious safety concern & design flaw. Contacted the dealership to have the lights inspected. Cannot see objects until you are upon them. Read details...
Got home shut off vehicle opened liftgate went to bathroom looked out window a fire started from interior light within 10 minutes was a total loss Read details...
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...
Near miss rear end collision due to brake lights and turn signal lights working intermittently. At times either the turn signals left and right will not work or the left and right rear brake light lamp assemblies will not work. Read details...
While driving the vehicle dashlights, taillights, and other instrument lights intermittently work. This happens without warning. When the fuses have been changed, twenty minutes later the lights are out again. Cause is unknown. Read details...