Brake Whining Noise Problems of Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee owners have reported 2 problems related to brake whining noise (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Jeep Grand Cherokee based on all problems reported for the Grand Cherokee.

car image   Brake Whining Noise problem of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1
Failure Date: 03/09/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the vehicle made a squealing and whining noise and there was a burning odor underneath the hood. While driving approximately 35 mph, the abs, power steering, and brake warning indicators illuminated. Also, the windshield wipers and other components began to malfunction. The contact parked and turned off the vehicle, but it failed to restart. The contact replaced the battery, which caused the vehicle to operate appropriately for a short period of time before the warning indicators illuminated again. The contact checked under the hood and noticed smoke coming from the alternator. The contact stated the alternator and battery failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The contact called cary autopark Chrysler Jeep (400 auto park blvd, cary, north carolina 27511, 888-923-9538) and was informed that the alternator and brakes failed. The dealer would not assist because the VIN was not included in a recall. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 47,800.

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car image   Brake Whining Noise problem of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2
Failure Date: 02/24/2000

First, brake related problems: mileage 2341 complaint pulsatting when stopping 20-55 mph , front brake rotors were resurfaced , complaint 2 mileage 16040 brakes pulsatting when stopping also shimmy in steering 45-55 mph, front brake rotors were replaced reason warpage due to overheating design flaw? / complaint 3 mileage 17000, brakes pulsatting , vibaration in vehicle and steering wheel shimmy when brake are applied. Have not rportedto dealer at this time will schedule for week of 07/16/01. Secondly, transmission shift problems: started when vehicle was brand new when stopping it felt like someone was hitting you in the rear end. First repair ,mileage 4428 consisted of tsb0300799 and replacement of rear driveshaft,also rear axle carrier and pinion bearings were replaced. Second transmission repair mileage 10453 due to harsh shiffting @ 20 mph and again when stopping it felt like someone ran into the rear of the vehicle, this time the transmission yoke was replaced and another transmission update per tsb21-09-00,also during this service the front driveshaft was replaced due to a howling noise which started around 55-60 mph, complaint three mileage 10818 vehicle still has whining noise coming from drive train. In addittion, transmission problems continue with harsh shifting at times at 20 mph and 50-55mph,these shift points worsen as other problems were being corrected,dealer claims that thhis is adaptive memory and their nothing that will be done to correct it. According to casey Jeep service manager daimlerchrysler does not see this as a problem only an issue. Fourth complaint mileage 16040 transmission continues to shift hard at times @ 20 mph and 50-55 mph. At this time dealer show no concern in correcting this problem . In summary, brake and drive train problems with this vehicle starting at 2341 miles, and they continue be on-going. I now question the safety of this vehicle.

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