Jeep Patriot owners have reported 112 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 14 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (80 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|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
Tl- the contact owns a 2014 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated while driving the vehicle had experienced stalling, jerking, and exterior rear and front lights did not illuminate. The electronic throttle ,the check engine, and the electronic stability control warning indicators illuminated. 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...
I bought this car in mid Feb, but only one week after purchasing, the car can not start and was towed to the dealer. The dealer said the totally integrated power module has experienced an short and they have to replace a new one. I waited one week and the car is still in the dealer. Read details...
Driving down highway vehicle had sudden loss of all power. Headlamps flickered and everything shut off. Unable to put hazard lights on or use horn to warn oncoming traffic. 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...