Jeep Patriot owners have reported 137 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 16 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (97 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|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Crankshaft Position Sensor problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
Went through car wash, water came pouring in through dome light, raining on radio. Took to the dealership who said the drain lines are too small and often need to be unclogged. They offer no explanation of the potential electrical hazard or the rotting effects of water left unseen in the roof 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...
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...
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...