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Ignition Switch Problems of Jeep Grand Cherokee - part 1



Jeep Grand Cherokee owners have reported 257 problems related to ignition switch (under the electrical system category).

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1
Failure Date: 11/07/2016

The contact owns a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the vehicle was inadvertently moved through the run position to the accessory or off ignition position, and the engine shut off. The vehicle was taken to the manufacturer who stated that the ignition switch and key fob needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact was informed that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 14v567000 (electrical system). The contact stated that the vehicle experienced the same failure listed in the recall. The failure mileage was 120,000.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2
Failure Date: 08/28/2016

(my state, zip code & tele no. Are wrong as I'm in the uk) on several occasions the engine dies in motion, on a motorway, street, main road etc. Instrument panel lights go off, loss of power steering & so far I've managed to pull over but was nearly hit by another vehicle yesterday hence this complaint. This problem is extremely dangerous & could quite easily lead to a serious accident. When my local Jeep fixed recalls I asked about the ignition switch problem that I've read about on the internet, asking if they had replaced it and they told me that they had reprogrammed the system so should be okay. Well, the issue is still very much alive and far from okay.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3
Failure Date: 08/18/2016

Soon after the p41 ignition switch recall, while driving 1 mile, the instrument cluster gauges stopped working-speedo, gas, etc , all warning lights illuminated . Information messages in the ic noted "service required : and transmission -over the temperature allowed u1403,u1411,u110e, u110f and others all implausible signals to ic. While driving transmission an road speed decreased immediately while at speed and engine and transmission to not operate in a predictably safe operation. These are the symptoms that the recall was to repair. What is the next step?.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4
Failure Date: 08/09/2016

My ignition switched off disabling mostly everything on the vehicle. This was all while doing 75 mph on the interstate. I love Jeep but they to get this fixed.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5
Failure Date: 08/01/2016

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While the vehicle was stationary, the ignition switch malfunctioned. The contact could not shut off the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 125,000.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 6
Failure Date: 06/21/2016

My complaint involving my vehicle and its now defected parts or unsafe status to operate is due to mechanical workmanship. I purchased my vehicle 3 years ago. Never had major problems with it and maintained it well and regular tune-ups. I invested in buying all parts needed as time well ware and tare. Im not too familiar with auto parts or work but as im putting more money into "new parts" my car seems to slowly continue to fail. All I know is I relied on certain mechanics to improve the condition of my car. I had a operable vehicle until I drove into this auto shop and left having to tow it out. I simply asked to change front brake pads, roters, and ignition switch (electrical part). Im told to purchase other parts that include screws, steering column, and key locksmith/ fees. Nothing got resolved and electrical everything stops working. Jeeps front driver tire stays on a flat and to make matters worse a Chrysler dealership is the only place that can fix this. The mechanic spoke to the dealership and finally seemed to have it figured out. $50 was the price I was told I would be left with. After running test and diagnostics, prices changed and more work was needed. Its been a little over 2 months since ive been without. Now im told I need to pay in full $1500 before they will work on my vehicle. I havent been offered a rental muchless been satisfied with the work done. I feel like my car has been stripped of paid parts. Ive looked online for advice and help as what I should do but no action has been done. I would appreciate and greatly be thankful for someone to look into the safety and work performed to my Jeep. As for the recalls the service tech named off several that he stated were taken care of. To my knowledge ive never been aware of any.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 7
Failure Date: 06/13/2016

The car ignition went into accessory position causing the engine to stop while I was driving it on the road. I do not have a lot of keys on the key. Also the ignition switch feels somewhat loose when I turn the key.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee 8
Failure Date: 06/07/2016

While driving, the ignition switch goes into accessory and the engine shuts off. . Jeep has no power steering or power to control the vehicle. This scared the "h" out of my wife yesterday while driving in traffic across a bridge going to work. She was traveling aprox. 45 mph across a straight bridge. This same thing happened to mysely last year while on the PA turnpike in traffic. I put the flashers on and shifted into neutral and restarted the Jeep without much serious problems. But now a second time !!! I don't want anybody to get hurt because of this.

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car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee 9
Failure Date: 06/01/2016

At times, the ignition switch turns off unexpectedly while driving. Also, when starting, the ignition switch will, at times, turn off, resulting in a failure to remain running.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 10
Failure Date: 05/17/2016

I made an appointment at paulding Chrysler Jeep Dodge in dallas, GA on 5-17-16. This appointment was scheduled one week prior to 5-17-16 to replace the ignition switch (p41) and to update a computer system (p73). I was told that the ignition switch was in stock. I brought my vehicle in for the repair at 0830 on 5-17-16. I received a phone call @ 1300 from one of the service managers (nate) telling me that the part was not in stock to replace the ignition switch and I would have to bring it back in when the part was available. When I picked up my vehicle that afternoon I was told that the dealership would contact me and reschedule an appointment for the replacement of the ignition switch. Since then, I have not heard anything from the dealership and my vehicle has lost power 3 times after I picked up my vehicle. I was backing out of my driveway when the vehicle lost power the first time and twice sitting at a red light. I need this resolved right away. I am a home health rn and I drive all day seeing patients.


 
car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 11
Failure Date: 05/13/2016

A recall was issued nearly two years ago, for a faulty ignition switch on my 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee (srt8). Two years later, the fiat-Chrysler dealerships / service centers still say that they don't have parts available to make the repair. They claim the shortage is a nationwide issue.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 12
Failure Date: 04/06/2016

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving 65 mph, the vehicle lost power and the abs, transmission, air bags, check engine, and 4 wheel drive lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was previously taken to the dealer to be repaired for a recall on the ignition switch. The vehicle was taken to the dealer a second time where the contact was informed that the pc needed to replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v438000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 151,700.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 13
Failure Date: 03/06/2016

I have waited over 2 years for a recall on my ignition switch. P41/nt htsa 14v-438. I want t o know when I can expect this corrected? I have called the local dealerships every 3 months to hear " we are still waiting for the parts".

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 14
Failure Date: 03/01/2016

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle ignition switch recall notice issues. The consumer stated she eventually had to go to another dealer, to get the vehicle fixed.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 15
Failure Date: 02/19/2016

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving at lower speeds and attempting to turn, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14v438000 (electrical system); however, the failure recurred. In addition, the contact stated that the ignition switch became difficult to start the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 108,000.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 16
Failure Date: 02/11/2016

On several occasions, while coming to a stop the engine shut itself off for no reason. It then repeatedly tried to restart itself, even with the key in the "off" position. When this happens power steering is lost causing hard steering. The dealer performed the ignition switch recall claiming that would resolve the problem. This problem continued after the recall repair was performed.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 17
Failure Date: 02/02/2016

The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. In order to operate the vehicle, the contact had to apply excessive force to the ignition switch. The air bag and check engine warning indicators remained illuminated for five minutes. The dealer was notified of the failure and stated that the failure was inherent to the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure occurred after being repaired per NHTSA campaign 14v438000: (electrical system). The failure mileage was 104,000.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 18
Failure Date: 01/24/2016

For over a year now, I have been receiving notices about a Jeep safety recall and I have called several different states seeking the ignition switch and no one has it. I have recently experiences two separate driving occasions where I've completely lost engine power and power steering assist; it's really scaring me and I don't feel safe in the vehicle, especially with two small children in tow as this is my family car.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 19
Failure Date: 01/06/2016

Exterior headlights and interior dash lights flicker on and off speratically. This happens while driving, stopped and even when parked. I have to toggle the light switch on and off to try and stop the flicker or even to get the lights to come back on because sometimes the lights stay off even when the switch is in the on position. This is extremely scary when driving at night and I'm sure it irritates the heck out of anyone who see's my lights flickering. They think I'm signaling them for some reason. Really need a fix for this ASAP. Hope daimler/chrsler isn't waiting for death/accident toll before they fix this issue. I have already had the ignition switch replaced per the recent recall and the problem with the lights persists.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 20
Failure Date: 12/01/2015

Problems with vehicle starting some days--other days won't start. No one can find the problem. Just completed the recall of the ignition switch but still have start problems.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 21
Failure Date: 12/01/2015

Ignition switch is on recall but the part is rarely available to my dealership.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 22
Failure Date: 11/13/2015

Recall p57 was done on sept 9 2015, since then cars ignition switch goes into off position while driving has done this 4 times since recall repair at night all lights along with power steering and brakes fail to work a very dangerous situation.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 23
Failure Date: 11/13/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that he received notification of NHTSA campaign number:14v438000 (electrical system). The contact stated that when he went to start the vehicle the ignition switch failed without warning. The failure was consistent. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the failure could not be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact stated that the failures occurred after the recall repair was done. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 117,638. Ec.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 24
Failure Date: 11/09/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated while driving his knee hit the ignition switch which caused the vehicle to lose power. The vehicle crashed into a telephone pole. The driver's side air bag deployed. A police report was filed. No injuries were sustained. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v438000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The vehicle was destroyed.

car image   Ignition Switch problem of the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 25
Failure Date: 11/02/2015

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to complete defective ignition switch recall repairs.

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