Car Stall Problems of Jeep Patriot - part 1



Jeep Patriot owners have reported 36 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Jeep Patriot 1
Failure Date: 06/24/2014

The contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while driving at low speeds, the vehicle would suddenly stall. The failure would only occur when using the automation drive transmission and the air conditioner was activated. The contact mentioned that the failure did not occur when using the tiptronic transmission option. The contact also indicated that the failure would occur prior to the engine warming up to normal operating temperature. In addition, the contact also stated that the air bag sensor light had illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 98,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 2
Failure Date: 06/23/2014

Was traveling down a city street. After approximately 100 feet past an intersection, the warning chime and check engine came on approximately a few seconds before the vehicle completely stalled. I lost brakes and power steering. Attempting to switch transmission to park and neutral while vehicle was coasting but could not. I have a bad back so I did not utilize the parking/emergency brake. Once vehicle came to a stop I was able to force the transmission to park after a few attempts. Tried restarting vehicle and it would just continously crank, but would not turn over. Had public assistance to help get it in neutral and push the vehicle off the busy roadway. Called dealership and was advised to have it towed in. Called for tow, was taken to dealer for repair. Dealer replaced crank sensor and updated pcm.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Jeep Patriot 3
Failure Date: 06/03/2014

Vehicle stalls out while driving down the road without any warning. . . It has happened four times now. Sometimes it will restart but usually not and needed to be towed. After swiping it and checking codes it resets and functions normal again and the problem can not be found. . . But it keeps happening and I keep getting charged for a technicians time that keeps on finding nothing.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2007 Jeep Patriot 4
Failure Date: 01/14/2014

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Patriot. After the contact refueled the vehicle, it stalled. The failure occurred on another occasion while the vehicle was idling at a stop light. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 64,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2010 Jeep Patriot 5
Failure Date: 12/07/2013

I have a 2010 Jeep Patriot sport with 50000 miles on it. I also had the dealership install an auto start for winter months to warm up car. I drove the car on Dec 7 for 10 miles traveling at a speed of 40. I stopped home for 15 minutes and when I restarted my car a red flashing lightning bolt lit up on my dash which was the throttle accompanied by the off road traction control. I backed out the car and it was shaking and loud. I decided to drive another vehicle a few days later I drove it to the dealership taking the backroads and it would not go over 20 mph and shook frequently. I was concerned for my safety. I have a lifetime powertrain engine warranty and thomas Dodge dealership in highland, in is not covering under warranty. They state the throttle is not a component of the engine or power train. The cost of repair is $690. I was wondering if any recalls exist on the Chrysler, Dodge and Jeeps in regards to throttle body assembly and to consider my model, make and year.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Jeep Patriot 6
Failure Date: 10/31/2013

My Jeep Patriot has a very unusual problem of going into "limp" mode under normal operating conditions--even after as little of 15 minutes of driving. The "transmission overheat" light comes on, and the vehicle's on-board computer forces the vehicle down to slow, sub-highway speeds--even as slow as 35 mph. The problem has been very dangerous for us (especially on the freeway) and occurs under normal (and even cold temperatures). It is not remedied by replacing the transmission oil or even installing a transmission oil cooler (both which I have tried). I have brought the vehicle to numerous mechanics--including the dealership and a transmission shop--which have all been stumped by the issue. After learning about and thoroughly diagnosing the problem, the transmission shop concluded that something very unusual was wrong with the transmission, and they wrote a statement to that effect. After experiencing this dangerous, frequent problem with my Jeep Patriot, I started a website to collect responses from other Jeep owners. In the short period of time the website has been up (jeeppatriottransmissionoverheat. Com), I have received many submissions from other owners who have the same problem (and all of which have attested that the dealership was ultimately stumped by the problem). The problem is found on vehicle years ranging from 2007-2014. Some owners believe the koho bearings are the root of the problem, but in any event, a complete transmission replacement is the only known remedy. After researching this problem thoroughly, as well as reviewing existing recalls on the vehicle, I am now confident that the problem is widespread (exists on 1,000+ Patriots), is found on new and used Patriots of all mileages, is very dangerous, and has been ignored by Jeep. It is my opinion that a safety recall should be issued by the NHTSA, after conducting its own research.


car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Jeep Patriot 7
Failure Date: 08/19/2013

I purchased this 2014 Patriot four weeks ago with, I have not even made a first payment. Yesterday while driving in a parking lot my Jeep lost all power. I was shifted into drive and would hit the gas pedal and nothing would happen. There was absolutely no warning that is was going to stall, no indicator lights ever turned on. I placed the Jeep in park and turned off the ignition. Turned it back on, it was not immediate there was some lag on the start and was able to drive it again. I took it to my local dealership today to be inspected after a few hours they told me they could find nothing wrong and sent me on my way. I have investigated further and found that the 2011/2012 models have been investigated for this same problem in the past. This is a terrifying and dangerous occurrence that must be resolved. I am now fearful that this will reoccur in much more congested or high speed conditions.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Jeep Patriot 8
Failure Date: 07/17/2013

The contact owns a 2013 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated while driving 40 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 23. 000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 9
Failure Date: 02/27/2013

While driving to work, I was slowing down to stop behind a bus but then had the oppurtunity to pass the bus. As I tried to switch lanes, my car stalled and I was stuck in between two lanes. I had to slowly drift my car to the side of the road and could hardly steer it. Once pulled over to the side of the road I tried to restart but the car would not restart. After sitting for five minutes, the vehicle restarted and I was able to drive without a problem. The first dealership said that it could have stalled because it was wet outside, which is completely unreasonable. At the second dealership, I didn't receive a much better explanation. They said that it could have been static electricity which caused it to turn off. As of right now, it has not happened again but it has not been a week since the incident.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Jeep Patriot 10
Failure Date: 12/18/2012

On a regular basis vehicle sputters and almost stalls out while vehicle is moving and while vehicle is at a complete stop. On two occasions vehicle stalled out completely while driving. Foot was on gas, approximate speed was 25mph, car completely shut off. Would not start up right away. Had to sit for several minutes before vehicle would start up again. Vehicle has been at huntington dealership twice for this problem and they have found nothing.


 
car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Jeep Patriot 11
Failure Date: 12/12/2012

Vehicle stalls without warning and leaves the driver without power steering, loss of all control until the car is restarted. When slowing down from higher speeds with clutch pushed in the car stalls. It is a random problem. First time - as I was slowing down to make a turn I pushed in the clutch then the brake and started to make my turn and about to put the car into second gear, I realized I had no control since the car stalled while in the middle of the turn with traffic coming. I was able to get the car started again and get out of the way of oncoming traffic. This has happened dozens of times. From the first week of driving, this has been a problem. It is hard to recreate the problem since it catches the driver by surprise each time. Each time the driver is left without control. This is a major safety issue.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2008 Jeep Patriot 12
Failure Date: 11/13/2012

After fueling up, my Jeep sputters and loses power to the point is almost stalls. Last night after a fuel up it stalled several times. This is terribly problematic at highway speeds. Something needs to be done about this. I have had my scheduled maintenance done, services the fuel intake, filters, pumps and throttle body. Had a tune up done and the engine is still doing this. It is a safety issue and I do not want to drive this car any longer. I fear for my safety! please advise.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 13
Failure Date: 10/15/2012

Tl-the contact owns a 2012 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated while reversing out of the driveway the vehicle stalled. All the lights started to illuminate on the instrument panel. The vehicle would not restart and the dealer was notified who sent a representative to inspect the failure. The representative informed the contact the battery was the failure and jump start the vehicle. They did not offer any other assistance. The manufacturer was notified who stated there was no recall and if the failure occurs again to contact the dealer. They did not offer any other assistance. The failure mileage was 1,783. Mw.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 14
Failure Date: 08/18/2012

On a Saturday, my wife was on the freeway driving about 70mph, away from home, heavy traffic and 3 kids in the Patriot. The Jeep lost all power (saw the red lightening bolt indicator on the dash), then stalled and she had to immediately transition to the edge of the freeway, which had a very narrow shoulder. She attempted for an hour and a half to start the Jeep. A state trooper showed up advised it was unsafe for the kids. The trooper took the kids to the local Chrysler/Jeep dealer. The Jeep was taken to local dealer. The sales manager, after the Jeep came off the tow truck was able to start the Jeep. He said maybe she accidentally activated the 4wd, then proceeded to tape it down and told her if it runs ok on Sunday she should be ok to drive home. My wife was able to drive the Patriot Sunday and started home on Monday. About 30 miles from home it happened again, the lightening bolt, lost all power and it stalled. She was on the freeway at 70mph and had to merge to the shoulder with medium traffic conditions. She tried to start the Patriot for 40 minutes, it did not start. While waiting for the tow truck a chp officer stopped, stated as the trooper had previously, it was unsafe for the kids to be on the freeway. He took them to the local Chrysler/Jeep dealer so they would be safe. Bottom line "the Jeep lost all power (saw the red lightening bolt indicator on the dash), then stalled" twice in 3 days. Chrysler/Jeep to date has stated, if there are no codes there is nothing they can do. This vehicle is unsafe to drive as indicated by my wife's experience and 7 other complaints listed on this site. Please do something about this unsafe vehicle condition before somebody gets killed.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 15
Failure Date: 08/15/2012

The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph the vehicle stalled. The failure recurred numerous times while driving at various speeds. The vehicle was taken to a dealer on three different occasions but the failure could not be replicated. The manufacturer had not been notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 6,500 and the current mileage was 7,500.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Jeep Patriot 16
Failure Date: 08/06/2012

Tl- the contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was restarted and operated as designed. The failure recurred twice on separate occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis but no cause for failure was found. The vehicle had not been repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure and current mileage was 33,000. Kmj.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 17
Failure Date: 07/16/2012

I am writing in regard to the investigation pe12-032. I own a 2012 Jeep Patriot. The vehicle has stalled repeatedly (4 times - 2 times in July 2012, 1 time in November, and 1 time in December) when cruising at a steady highway speed (65 to 75 mph) on a slight down gradient on the interstate. Each time the vehicle had been on the road for two hours or more prior to becoming disabled and required a tow from the highway. Each time the vehicle had between 1/8th and 3/8ths of a tank of fuel. When the Patriot was unloaded from the flat bed tow truck, it started immediately on each occasion and the Chrysler repair shops could not find a code that indicated the vehicle experienced any problem. The dealers said because there were no diagnostic codes, they would not fix anything. Please help me resolve the issue. I will give you any help I can. Chrysler's case number is [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u. S. C. 552(b)(6).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Jeep Patriot 18
Failure Date: 07/01/2012

The contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the vehicle stalled without any warning. The vehicle was towed to the dealer however, the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The contact mentioned that the failure recurred and the vehicle was taken back to the dealer three times. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 13,644 and the current mileage was 18,500.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Jeep Patriot 19
Failure Date: 06/12/2012

The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Patriot. The contact was driving 65 mph when the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was towed to the dealer who replaced the crankshaft sensor. The failure however, recurred twice and the crankshaft sensor was replaced twice. The failure recurred a third time and the vehicle was taken back at the dealer where the contact was awaiting repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 7,100. Kmj. . Udated08-30-12 updated 09/07/2012.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Jeep Patriot 20
Failure Date: 03/09/2012

Our 2009 Jeep Patriot has stalled out over 35 times since October of 2011 after moving from California to florida. The issue of the Jeep Patriot stalling out always occurs at an intersection while waiting for the light turn green. The stalling out issue is more likely to occur on most, humid days. However, it has occurred on dry, humid days and on a rare occurrence, at night. The vehicle manufacture, Chrysler Jeep and the dealership have no answer for the problem since it has been reported, but they mechanics don't know how to "fix" or "repair" the problem of the Jeep Patriot stalling. It has to do with the Chrysler Jeep corporate offices not sending out a repair alert to dealerships and also because the problem of stalling cannot register on their computer diagnostic tests. The safety of the 2009 Jeep Patriot is a concern with my family since stalling out can result in an accident or a low provability of being a fatal rear end accident.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2008 Jeep Patriot 21
Failure Date: 01/10/2012

The contact owns a 2008 Jeep Patriot 4x4. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled while driving 55 mph. The contact maneuvered the vehicle to the shoulder and was able to successfully restart the engine. The failure recurred on an intermittent basis. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and they were unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was unknown.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2007 Jeep Patriot 22
Failure Date: 01/06/2012

Car is stalling when stopped at a red light, or waiting to make a turn. It shakes violently and if it is not given gas immediately after shaking begins, engine will cut out. I have almost been hit because I have to turn the key and re-start the car. This happens every single day at least 5 times a day. I have brought it to the Jeep dealership twice and $900 later, they can not tell me what is wrong with my car. I have not noticed any change at all after having the car serviced.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Jeep Patriot 23
Failure Date: 01/02/2012

Vehicle will stall with no/little warning. Stalls generally occur during wet and/or humid weather conditions, however does also occur during dry conditions. Stalls usually occur during idling while the vehicle is in gear (stopped at intersections or in traffic), but can also occur during initial acceleration from a stop. This issue has been occurring since early 2012 and is increasing in frequency. Chrysler has a related recall (08v528000, "power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)"), which seems to exactly describe this failure, however Chrysler claims that this specific vehicle is not included in the recall.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Jeep Patriot 24
Failure Date: 07/06/2011

The contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated while driving approximately 75 mph, with the cruise control activated the vehicle suddenly stalled. After coasting the vehicle to the side of the road he attempted to restart it and it failed. The vehicle was towed to a dealer who advised him that they were unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was notified and offered no assistance. The failure and current miles were approximately 3,500.

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Failure Date: 06/27/2011

1 complaint number: 10412080 incident date: June 18, 2011 date added to file: July 12, 2011 description of the complaint: while traveling on a freeway with cruise control activated, my instrument panel lit up and my car lost all power. I was able to coast to the shoulder. When I looked up the panel light meanings in the manual, I determined it was safe to attempt to restart the car. The car would not start. After waiting for a few minutes, I was able to start the car and take it in to the dealer. The service department acknowledged the car problem but was unable to duplicate it. At the time, I had 7500 miles on my car. I had the same problem this week. My car stalled in the middle of an intersection and would not restart. Again, service department is unable to duplicate this issue. 2 complaint number: 10410937 incident date: July 6, 2011 date added to file: July 7, 2011 description of the complaint: the contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated while driving approximately 75 mph, with the cruise control activated the vehicle suddenly stalled. After coasting the vehicle to the side of the road he attempted to restart it and it failed. The vehicle was towed to a dealer who advised him that they were unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was notified and offered no assistance. The failure and current miles were approximately 3,500. Details discuss this consumer complaint at forum 3 complaint number: 10410109 incident date: June 27, 2011 date added to file: June 30, 2011 description of the complaint: the contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated the lights on the instrumental panel illuminated as the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to coast the vehicle onto the shoulder. The failure was experienced several times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who performed a diagnostic but was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 137. Have you looked into this?.