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Jeep Grand Cherokee Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

1127 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Jeep Grand Cherokee. 252 of these members (22.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 340 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Jeep Grand Cherokees--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Jeep Grand Cherokee problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Jeep Grand Cherokee problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

24% of the Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs were to the engine, 13% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1084 repairs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Jeep Grand Cherokee electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 54% between $100 and $499, 17% between $500 and $999, 10% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 144 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Jeep Grand Cherokee Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 2000    
5000 0 Drivers side window doesn't roll up correctly Tire pressure monitoring system was constantly requesting service. 
 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 1000    
1000 0 Both Window Regulators replaced due to auto up failure. 
10000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 0    
6000 0 Drivers side electric window automatic UP not working properly (noticed it since new Nov 07, at 2nd oil change dealership found a TSB to fix but had to order parts). 
6800 0 Power window regulator not reliable in auto-up mode. Warranty replacement with Tech Svc Bulletin describing fix from Jeep. 
33000 0 Light bulb(s) out on Heater control knob at May oil change. Had to replace entire panel just to get new bulb(s). Good news-warranty covered it. Bad news-what a dumb design. 
35700 0 Driver seat heater weak/slow to warm up (noticed on LAST day of full warranty!). Only 2nd problem in 3 years, very good quality overall. 
62700 190 Battery to starter cable assembly frayed at starter connection (one of few cables -not- covered by extended warranty?!?). 
67000  

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 17000    
17000 0 Tailgate hatch defective. Corrosion noticeable. Part ordered, on national backorder. Result of problem: sensor said "tailgate open" when actually closed. Lights stayed on; computer chime occurred. 
 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Jeep in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 4000    
4000 0 The electric door locks would sometimes lock/unlock/lock cycle repeatedly and endlessly. It stopped only if the battery is disconnected, which results in needing to reset radio stations, etc. It did it for the dealership, and they ordered "A" door lock 
 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 30000    
31000 0 Noticed drivers window was closing to hard, passengers would go up then come back down. Dealer had to replace window sensors and motors on both front driver and passenger sides 
51000 100 Starter failed while out of state on road trip. Was able to get under car, bang on starter with wrench and get unfrozen. Took to nearest dealer for replacement under extended warranty.  
56000 100 Radio/Nav screen goes blank, had errors upon Diag., Replaced with rebuilt unit.  

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

325-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 25000    
28000 0 Occupant classification module in the front airbag system required recalibration to extinguish the airbag light on the dashboard. 
 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 20000    
21000 0 The dash board "idiot" lights come on and off repeatedly for a few minutes then all is normal. The speedometer and tachometer also drop to 0 when this happens. The car continues to run normally other than this. The dealer replaced the gauge cluster but it 
49000 120 Starter went bad with just over 49,000 miles on it. Changed starter and all is OK. 
68000  

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