Jeep Patriot owners have reported 174 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 17 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (128 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (8 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 Start problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Crankshaft Position Sensor problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
In September of 2016 Jeep discovered a serious, possibly fatal risk potential associated with a sensor involved in restraining seat belts and deploying air bags "under certain impact conditions". As an owner, I was not apprised of this risk until June 20, 2017. Read details...
While driving on city street the dash lights came on and off then car stalled. Restarted but had to keep rpms low and dash lights never came back on. Diagnostic said electronic throttle control was problem. Read details...
My car would not start, there was still power to the lights and radio. My Jeep has only 20,673 miles on it. I bought it brand new in December 2013. It is still under manufacturer warranty. I had it towed to the closest Chrysler dealer. Read details...
Little by little the electrical to my car has been going. Im the first owner and first the front power windows, then the horn and then the lights stopped working. Then my car started stalling out of no where when I would accelerate. Read details...
Upon entering a major high way system, the engine on my 2014 Jeep Patriot would not accelerate, regardless of the pressure applied to the gas pedal. It felt like there was something resisting the acceleration. Read details...