Jeep Patriot owners have reported 82 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 13 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (62 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (4 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|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
|Battery Propulsion System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Patriot. While driving 25 mph, the vehicle started to lose power and failed to accelerate. The electric throttle control warning light illuminated right before the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was not repaired or diagnosed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Read details...
The contact owns a 2014 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while parked, the vehicle caught fire. The fire department was notified and the fire marshall stated that the fire was due to faulty wiring. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to a tow yard. The manufacturer was notified. 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...
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 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...