Jeep Patriot owners have reported 163 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 (119 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|
|Ignition Module 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|
My children and I were driving 75 mph on the freeway when my Jeep Patriot randomly shut off without warning, the the vehicle gave no indication whatsoever that there was an issue it just stop, the cars behind us started to steam on their brakes running off the road, we had to drive off the side off 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...
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...