Jeep Cherokee owners have reported 60 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 (19 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (7 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|
|Brake Light problems|
|Turn Signal Flasher Unit problems|
|Tail Light problems|
|Headlight Concealment Device problems|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light Unit problems|
|Fog Lights problems|
|Tail Light Switch problems|
|Back Up Lights problems|
|Turn Signal Switch problems|
|Fog Light Switch problems|
|Hazard Flashing Warning Light problems|
2014 Jeep Cherokee. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle headlights problem. The consumer stated while driving at night, the headlights did not properly illuminate the road. The consumer believed it was a design flaw, because the headlights bulbs were located toward the rear of the lens. Read details...
While driving at 70 mph at night, the headlamps and interior light began flashing. Then completely shut off. This happened 4 times in less than 25 mile. I had been driving for 3 hours that night. The next day it happened again as soon as I turned lights on at dusk. Read details...
Driving at night. There was a burning smell in the cab. The headlights went out. Discovered headlight switch and plug had shorted causing an arc fire damaging the wiring loom leading to the switch . 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...
The contact owns 2001 Jeep grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the drivers side brake light failed to work when the headlights were turned on. The failure was not diagnosed by the dealer. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. Read details...