Jeep Patriot owners have reported 58 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 12 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (44 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's alternator/generator/regulator (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
Abs sensor , electrical stability control and 4x4 warning lights came on while driving and vehicle slowed down. I pulled over and turned ignition off , restarted it . . . Warning lights came back on and this continued, vehicle was drivable. Read details...
The contact owns a 2008 Jeep Patriot 4x4. The contact stated that the alternator failed and a grinding noise could be heard coming from the alternators bearings whenever the engine was started. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they were unable to diagnose the failure after Read details...
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Patriot 4x4. The contact stated that over the course of several months, the wiring harness insulators were beginning to disintegrate causing the vehicle to stall sporadically. Read details...
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that the horn activated independently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection where they stated that the total integrated power module needed the be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. Read details...
I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot 4x4 with the 2. 4 liter and for the last month my wife and I are having trouble with the engine just shutting off and not wanting to start. Only had 2 times when the engine would just shut off while stopped(thank god)and have has numerous times when the engine just will Read details...