Door Latch Problems of Jeep Grand Cherokee - part 1



Jeep Grand Cherokee owners have reported 96 problems related to door latch (under the latches/locks/linkage category).

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1
Failure Date: 03/19/2014

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the front passenger, rear driver and rear passenger side interior door handles were cracked and the doors could not be opened from the inside. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

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car image   Door Latch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2
Failure Date: 06/27/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the front and rear passenger side door handles were fractured. The contact had to open the window in order to exit the vehicle. The dealer was notified but offered no assistance. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure and current mileages were 170,000.

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car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3
Failure Date: 04/02/2012

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Consumer states all four interior door opening handles are failing or have failed the consumer stated no one would be able to exit the vehicle, in case of an emergency. The consumer was informed it would cost nearly $2,000 to replace the door panels.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4
Failure Date: 01/20/2012

The plastic doors, which encloses the door handles for the passengers, have cracked and broken off, rendering the door handles inoperable, this inhibit the exit of occupants from the vehicle. The only options for existing the vehicle is to roll the window down or have someone outside of the vehicle open the door.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5
Failure Date: 02/08/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that all four interior door handle pockets were fractured. The contact stated that the fractures began at a screw located on the handle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for the failure where the contact was advised that all four doors panels would need replacing. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 70,000 and the current mileage was 71,000. Updated 03/22/lj.

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car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 6
Failure Date: 12/15/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While parked, the rear driver side door latch broke. The door could only be opened from the outside. The vehicle was not inspected or repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The approximate failure mileage was 118,000.


car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 7
Failure Date: 11/15/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that all the door handles inside the vehicle were fractured. The vehicle was inspected by an authorized dealer who stated that the failure was cosmetic and not covered by warranty. The vehicle had not been repaired. The contact called the manufacturer who offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 57,000. The VIN was unavailable.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 8
Failure Date: 10/01/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the rear passenger side door failed to open. The failure occurred on multiple occasions. The dealer stated that the door handles needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 9
Failure Date: 08/26/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The driver side door handle was made of defected plastic. The manufacturer stated that they would not offer any assistance with the defect. The door handle will be repaired. The failure and the current mileages were 72,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 10
Failure Date: 08/10/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated all of the interior door handles have cracked; therefore, the contact was only able to use the outside handle to open the door. The contact called the dealer regarding the cracked handles and the they stated the entire door panel needed to be replaced. The contact stated there were numerous complaints regarding the faulty door handles for her year, make, and model. The manufacturer did nothing to remedy the failure. The failure mileage was 25,000.


 
car image   Door Latch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 11
Failure Date: 07/12/2010

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While attempting to open the drivers side door from the inside the contact noticed that a piece of plastic near the handle hinge was broken. When the door was closed the handle would not return to its correct position. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who stated that the door panel needed to be replaced. There were no prior warnings. The vehicle was not repaired. The current and failure mileages were 49,000. Updated 09/22/10. The consumer stated the inside door handles were defective. The plastic surrounding the hinge broke off. Updated 09/23/10.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 12
Failure Date: 06/14/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee laredo. The contact stated the plastic around all four door handles fell inside the door, causing the door to become inoperable. The dealer was notified who stated they would cover half of the cost to repair the door. There were no recalls for the failure. The manufacturer was notified and a claim was filed. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 42,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 13
Failure Date: 03/01/2010

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact attempted to exit the vehicle from the front driver side door when the door handle fractured from the door panel. In order to exit the vehicle, she had to exit through another door. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was advised to replace the entire door panel. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure recurred on each door handle in the vehicle. The vehicle was never repaired. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 80,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 14
Failure Date: 01/07/2010

The contact owns a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both of the front doors would not open from the outside of the vehicle. The contact stated that she had to enter the vehicle from the rear in order to open the front doors. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The contact stated that intermittently none of the doors would open from outside of the vehicle which forced her to enter the vehicle from the trunk. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 55,936.

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car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 15
Failure Date: 01/01/2010

Interior door handles are defective. The plastic cracks easily which a serious safety risk, preventing passengers from exiting the vehicle using the interior handles.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 16
Failure Date: 11/22/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee laredo. The contact stated that all four door handles were fractured and making it difficult for passengers and the driver to exit the vehicle. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer who informed him to replace all four doors. The contact was concerned with the inability to exit the vehicle in the event of a crash. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was approximately 50,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 17
Failure Date: 11/01/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the interior door handle fractured and she was unable to exit the vehicle. The dealer advised the contact that there were no recalls and that she would have to repair them at her own expense. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. No repairs were performed. The current mileage was 85,000. The approximate failure mileage was 55,000. The VIN was unavailable.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 18
Failure Date: 07/05/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee laredo. The contact stated that all four door handles are broken because they were made out of plastic. The door handles displayed small cracks and eventually began to break off in pieces. The manufacturer informed the contact to take the vehicle to the dealer and request that they take pictures of the handle and send them to headquarters. She was also advised that when the photos are received someone from headquarters would contact her. No one has notified the contact within three weeks. The failure mileage was 32,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 19
Failure Date: 06/01/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the plastic surrounding the interior door handles was cracking and fracturing. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer but they were unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure, but offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 48,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 20
Failure Date: 06/01/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the passenger and rear door panels were chipping around the door handle area, causing the door handles to detach from the panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed. The dealer advised the contact that the failure was not a factory defect and the contact would be responsible for any repairs. The manufacturer confirmed the dealers statement and advised the contact that they would not assist with repairs. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 41,000 and the current mileage was 61,000.

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Failure Date: 02/10/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated the four interior door handles broke over a period of years. When the first failure occurred, the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for the front drivers side handle. The vehicle had not been repaired. In order to exit the vehicle the windows must be opened to allow access to the exterior door handle. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 22
Failure Date: 01/05/2009

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the plastic on all four interior door handles were fractured and the rear doors were unable to be opened from the interior. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but not repaired. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 99,100 and the current mileage was 106,000.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 23
Failure Date: 03/16/2008

Rear passenger door, lock malfunction. Door does not lock with auto lock button. This allowed my car to be broke into.

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car image   Door Latch problem of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 24
Failure Date: 03/02/2008

The driver door lock f&r make a squeaking noise when being operated keylessly. This is an ongoing problem with 99-00 Jeep gr. Cher. Locking is an issue and a safety concern.

car image   Door Latch problem of the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 25
Failure Date: 12/13/2007

This past winter ('07-'08), the rear driver and front passenger automatic door locks on my 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee laredo began to make a loud quacking noise upon locking and unlocking. Also I recently discovered that these two doors must be manually locked as they no longer lock upon automatic locking with the remote or with the master control on the driver door.

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