Jeep Patriot owners have reported 125 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 (90 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|
My transmission is losing power and slipping. Was told by dealer that the warranty won't cover the problem. Also was told if problem is not fixed the vehicle will end up shutting off on its own while driving down the road. Thus creating a huge safety issue as it could cause an accident. 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...
On 12/28/2016, the front passenger window motor and master switch were replaced by south point Chrysler (sp). They had the car for 9 days since they encountered an electrical problem. Coincidence? provided a rental car thru due to extended warranty. 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...