Jeep Patriot owners have reported 145 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 16 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (104 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (7 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|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Crankshaft Position Sensor problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
The sunroof leaks into the headliner while parked or in motion, the water eventually finds its way into the front dome light which then precedes to leak all over the radio and climate control knobs. This has happened multiple times to my vehicle and seems to be a nation wide problem with Patriots Read details...
The wiring to and the fuel pump housing melted the wiring that goes from the back side of the plug and down to the pump that is submerged in fuel also melted it was a matter of time before it caught fire. The vehicle would still run and it would randomly short out while driving. 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...
I've had my vehicle since new in 2014 and for the first year of having the vehicle I traveled 50 miles one way to work every day, so I put a lot of miles on the vehicle but mainly highway miles. I've never had an issue with the vehicle until a month ago. Read details...