Jeep Patriot owners have reported 126 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 (91 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's car will not start (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|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
Bought this vehicle used from a dealership with 39,000 miles on it. Have not even made 1 car payment yet and have had to get it towed out of my garage to take to the dealer because it would not start one morning. Dealer diagnosed it as having a faulty wcm module around $400 to fix. 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...
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...
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...