Jeep Patriot owners have reported 210 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 (155 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (10 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|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Crankshaft Position Sensor problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
Electronic throttle light flicked on and off on four separate occasions while accelerating. Vehicle seemed to rev up and almost bottom out. Diagnosed by independent service shop as faulty electronic throttle. Repair cost was approximately $742. Read details...
Turning lights on in the car and the dash lights flash 5 - 6 times then go out. Doesn't matter if vehicle is stationary or moving when this occurs. Headlights, radio & dome light still work as well as turn signals and 4-way flashers. Read details...
The contact owns a 2015 Jeep Patriot. While driving 20 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. Occasionally, the vehicle failed to start on the first attempt. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 38,000. Read details...
Starting in the summer of 2014 the rear passenger side window would work intermittently July 15, 2016 while driving I smelt something burning. Looked behind me and the backseat was filled with smoke! pulled over and called 911. Read details...
Takata recall- 3 dash lights on etc, mil, and esc activational malfunction indicator light on- car makes sputtering loud noise and stalls/turns off quickly after starting. Car will not accelerate and is jerking/hard to press breaks. Feels dangerous like car is going to shut off at any moment. Read details...