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Jeep Grand Cherokee Electrical Problems

1220 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Grand Cherokee. 241 of these members (19.8%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 441 electrical repairs to Jeep Grand Cherokees--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1446 repairs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 173 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

5000 mi   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

1200 mi   Both Window Regulators replaced due to auto up failure. 
6000   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). 
6300   Power window regulator not reliable in auto-up mode. Warranty replacement with Tech Svc Bulletin describing fix from Jeep. 
33000   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   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 US $190 Battery to starter cable assembly frayed at starter connection (one of few cables -not- covered by extended warranty?!?). 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

17000 mi   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

4000 mi   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

31000 mi   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 US $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   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

28000 mi   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

20800 mi   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 US $120 Starter went bad with just over 49,000 miles on it. Changed starter and all is OK. 

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