Jeep Patriot owners have reported 65 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 12 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (49 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's car will not accelerate (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
Car is less than 3 years old. 42k miles. Purchased from dealer new in 7-24-2012. Occupant restraint controller module failure. We are being charged for replacement part and labor. Cost in excess of $400 plus diagnosis. I see that this is a rampant problem in other Jeep vehicles of similar vintage. Read details...
While driving to work on 12/03/13 I was at an intersections attempting to accelerate and turn in to traffic on a busy highway when my car would not accelerate, almost got hit. Car continued to hesitate as I pressed the gas pedal down. Car slowly accelerated but would not go more than 40 mphs. Read details...
The contact owns a 2011 Jeep Patriot. While driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning and was towed to a dealer. The technician stated that the starter needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. Read details...
The contact owns a 2008 Jeep Patriot 4x4. The contact stated that the alternator failed and a grinding noise could be heard coming from the alternators bearings whenever the engine was started. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they were unable to diagnose the failure after Read details...
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Patriot 4x4. The contact stated that over the course of several months, the wiring harness insulators were beginning to disintegrate causing the vehicle to stall sporadically. Read details...