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Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 1979 repairs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (24%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 217 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

3100 mi Had to drive through a severe snowstorm, 1.5-2 ft deep. Snow got packed into the engine bay where it dislodged a wire. Went into limp mode the next day, towed. Thawed the snow, repaired the connection, reset and fine. 

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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

7000 mi Water pump 

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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

10000 mi Emission issue, cracked hose. Part was ordered, that was trip 2, then was installed incorrectly, trip 3 to fix that. 
35000 mi Oil seepage front engine cover near alternator. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

2000 mi Plastic elbow joint in coolant line had a crack and allowed coolant to leak out of engine under pressure. Engine overheat light lead to tow. Repaired under warranty, waited 2 days for part. 
18000 mi Threw a CEL. Vehicle was driving and acting normally. Code dealt with the DEF system, dealer replaced the SCR cat converter under warranty. SA noted that Jeep introduced a new cat converter part number to deal with high failure rate. 
First of three issues with the check engine light. 
3000 mi Check engine light came on again (third time). This time they replaced the Diesel Emission Fluid pump. 
8460 mi CEL light on, DEF problem 
8860 mi CEL light on again, DEF issue CEL light on again, DEF issue right after last repair 
3000 mi Warning message on dash read: "Exhaust filter 100 percent full. See dealer." Engine would not go into upper gears after message came on, with maximum RPM limited to 2,850 (limp home mode). Dealer fixed problem under warranty. 
10300 mi "Check Engine" light came on while vehicle being driven by my stepson. (He is very hard on cars. I was not in the vehicle with him.) I am taking the Grand Cherokee to the dealer today to have this problem checked out. Update: probably only reset light. 
27000 mi Oil leak on right side. Don't know yet what is leaking, but seems to be engine oil rather than ATF. 
4960 mi DEF system failure. Replaced DEF line + Injector. 
25 mi Air intake hose to turbo came off - not properly connected at factory. Hose has built in fastener needs to be lined up perfectly to fit and connect properly. Air intake hose to turbo came off - not properly connected at factory. Hose has built in fastener needs to be lined up perfectly to fit and connect properly. Problem repeated itself a day later. Both times required a tow. 
7000 mi Check engine light indicated problem with exhaust system. Dealer unable to determine what part, if any was defective. As a result, repair was not successful. 
8000 mi Reflash of system check engine light showing low catalyst efficiency had new software loaded. 
9300 mi Check engine light came on (3rd time) dealer determined need new catalytic converter, at 9,300 miles on a new car. On back order. 
33000 mi Engine light was on ... warranty work was done on the emissions system and a software upgrade was performed. 
15000 mi Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) came on. Took vehicle in for repair. Parts are on order (for over a month) have been driving with the light on for 1000+ miles. Dealer says that no damage will occur, Remote Start will not work now either 
11000 mi Catalytic converter replaced 
18000 mi Smart module was installed with a pinched wire and finally gave out so the vehicle was running poorly. 
20000 mi The part that was replaced has failed again. A replacement part has been ordered. It is related to the fuel system and causes the engine light to come on and reduce gas mileage. 
21000 mi Wouldn't pass inspection due to computer faults within catalytic system. Put on new part and had to "break it in" and drive it several hundred miles before it would register on inspection system. Chrysler sent wrong part twice. 
30000 mi Diesel air mixture device. Still on warranty. 
33700 mi emissions control 
23700 mi catalytic convertor/particulate filter needed changing 
27000 mi the catalytic converter/particulate filter which had been ordered was replaced under warranty 
17980 mi left catalyst 
23000 mi P20EE code.Cat Converter TSB. Cat replaced under warranty. 
48000 mi

US $100
Converter faulty. Sensor defective.def nozzle replaced. All were upgraded. Was covered under extended warranty with 100 dollar deductible. Otherwise would of been 5400 dollars. Very disappointed with these failures 
55000 mi Removed nox sensor rear. Had to clean it and apply anti seize to the thread. 
61700 mi

US $800
Exhaust temperature sensor 
68000 mi

US $275
Oxygen sensor bad. Concerned about long term reliability 
19840 mi DEF INDICATOR STUCK AT NEARLY FULL FOR MOST OF JAN AND FEB WAS TOLD NOTHING COULD BE DONE AS DEF WAS LIKELY FROZEN. IN MID MARCH DEF WARNING ( 650 KM UNTIL ENGINE SHUT DOWN ) CAME ON, DEALER ADDED DEF AND REFLASHED SYSTEM. SYSTEM WAS FLASHED ON FRIDAY AND WARNING REOCCURRED ON MONDAY. AS A NEW FIX WAS RELEASED ON SATURDAY SYSTEM WAS REFLASHED WITH NEWEST FIX AND TO DATE SEEMS TO BE WORKING 
26040 mi DEF system messed again, service engine indicator came on, dealer replaced a hose in def system, everything ok now 
28540 mi code P20EE, SCR CATALYST EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD. cat replaced, some sensors on cat replaced because could not remove from old cat. 
16120 mi Check engine light came on P20EE error. NOx out of range. Software updated. Emissions system cleaned. Light reset. It came back on in a couple of days. Needs new catalytic converter. This is a known problem. TSB has been issued. 
17020 mi Changed catalytic converter and DEF sensor 
5300 mi DEF sysyem error due to failed DEF injector. Vehicle unable to restart after 250 miles. 
17000 mi Check engine light for P20EE Code definition is "SCR NOx Catalyst Efficiency below Threshold Bank 1". There was a TSB issued. The dealer reflashed the PCM to turn out the light. 
21500 mi MIL light came back on a week after previous repair. Same code P20EE. Dealer said the head gasket is leaking. Ordered part. Gasket came in but dealer broke catalytic converter while replacing gasket. Converter on back order. MIL returned with the same code. Took vehicle to a different Jeep dealer. Code P20EE indicated to replace SCR. New SCR installed. Vehicle finally fixed. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

470-horsepower 6.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

4000 mi Check engine light came on with P0171 and P0174: lean fuel from 2 sensors. Everything checked out fine at delear and the indicator had to be reset. Computer thinks it was triggered because of hard braking while engine was still cold. 
6700 mi Continued P0171 and P0174 lean fuel codes. STAR system says 'improper auto-stick operation when engine cold'. But, I'm always breaking when cold, as I live on a hill. Dealer replaced MAP sensor. Problem not reproduced since then. 
104000 mi

US $400
Engine was blown, #2 cylinder worn. Estimated cost $4000-4500. Known problem with Jeep 6-cylinder 3.7 engines. 
11000 mi Oil pressure sensor failed. Part is on nationwide backorder, much like most parts on the 2014 Jeep GC SRT. 
7220 mi Pushrod failure. replaced pushrod and rocker arm. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

23000 mi From the first week I owned the Car it smokes oil smoke upon startup. Dealer as completed an oil consumption test. Dealer has opened a STAR request to Chrysler direct for solutions. No reply yet. 
25700 mi Smokes when start up in my incline driveway. Dealer determined the oil pan needed replaced, then kept it for oil consumption test. All seemed OK....two weeks later more smoke. Dealer pulled head off engine and found crack in head gasket. Engine continued to emit smoke at start when Jeep parked in my driveway...slight incline. Took four times to the dealer and Chrysler Mechanic to find problem with oil leaking into manifold. 
38000 mi

US $100
Engine light on due to faulty O2 sensor 
6500 mi Engine burning oil on startup. Dealer claims there is a known issue, replacing oil pan. 
16000 mi CEL for oil pressure sensor. Replaced under warranty. 
20000 mi MIL on. ODB2 scanner reports P0520 error: Engine Oil Pressure Sensor Circuit Found TSB 18-034-14 (known issue). Replacement part on backorder. Scheduled follow-up appointment. 
21000 mi MIL on. ODB2 scanner reports P0520 error: Engine Oil Pressure Sensor Circuit Found TSB 18-034-14 (known issue). Replacement part was ordered from previous visit. Installed and issue corrected. 
29000 mi Burning oil. Blue smoke from exhaust, and low oil levels between oil changes. Shop suspects that a software issue caused higher-than-necessary vacuum pressure and issue would be fixed with SW update. Have not noticed symptoms since. 
12000 mi MIL light was on. Dealer ran code and said fuel filler neck needs replaced. Part on back order. Not repaired yet, was out of Town when this happened. had to drive home 700+ miles. Was a little nervous 
47000 mi Fuel vapor recirculation solenoid 
29000 mi Oil pressure sensor failed. Reported max pressure causing engine light to come on and disabling the remote start. 
18600 mi blue smoke problem at cold start, parked on incline 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

20500 mi Oil pressure sender replaced. 
48700 mi

US $100
Primary fuel pump died. 
65000 mi

US $195
Fuel injection flush 
2000 mi Fault code indicating fuel pressure sensor out of range. Dealer replaced fuel pressure sensor. Unknown if this resolved the issue because of other issue with ABS and traction control. 
3000 mi Notified Chrysler Customer Service of unresolved issues. They finally got technical expert in contact with technician at dealership. After two days of troubleshooting, identified improper wiring connection in engine compartment. Resolved. 
11700 mi MIL illuminated due to bad oil pressure sensor/ 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

3000 mi Emits blue smoke from exhaust on start up. Chrysler advised replacing PCV valve. Has reduced but not cured the problem. 
5000 mi Dealer diagnosed exhaust smoke as caused by leak of coolant into cylinders. Replaced both cylinder heads. 
6300 mi Loud noise heard during cold start-up. Delete replaced water pump but that was not the problem. Return trip for radios flush because dealer topped off with wrong coolant. Problem ended up being the belt tensioner 
16700 mi Squeak from pully. Replaced under warranty 
17300 mi Smelled radiator coolant. Dealer did test and found leak. Replaced radiator core. 
47000 mi I noticed a "ticking" sound coming from engine after returning from a trip. Took to dealership and found out the passenger cylinder head needs replaced! Covered under powertrain warranty & jeep extends to 150 or 10 yrs for these 3.6L heads. 
22000 mi Noticed a small oil leak, drove to dealer. Dealer found a leaking oil cooler housing and oil filter housing leaking. Replaced housings, as well as upper and lower intake gaskets. 
12300 mi Replace sensor 
20000 mi Check engine light on. Plus car will not stay in ECO mode when selected. 
11000 mi Oil pressure sender needed to be replaced. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

7000 mi Engine light came on: could not figure out what the cause was. did evap leak test and was not the issue. They thought it was a software issue. was in the shop first time for 1 day and was not fixed. 2nd time they had it for 10 days. 
Applied TSB. 
19000 mi

US $60
Engine service soon light. Diagnosis at the dealer indicated need to replace the thermostat, engine not warming up quick as it should have. Thermostat replaced under warrantyrnThey also reported need for alignment which I paid about $60 for 
18000 mi oil leak, 

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

470-horsepower 6.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

6200 mi Fuel System - Car misfires and at times it stalls when accelerator is pressed. Throttle Body and sensor changed. 

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

38000 mi Water pump failed 

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

65500 mi Took the vehicle in to get looked at for loss of coolant and loss of power steering fluid. Showed tech where leak was behind the water pump. I was told until it gets worse then he wasn't going to take it apart. 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

65000 mi Small antifreeze leak. My mechanic had it for 2 days and couldn't find the source of the leak. Intermittent leak. I recently traded it in. 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 237hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Refitted heat shield on exhaust system, noise now gone. 
11780 mi

€85391
Wasserpumpe mit Thermostat 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

17000 mi Water pump leak....Replaced water pump 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

32000 mi Lifters were rattling. All 16 lifters replaced on the Hemi. 
12000 mi left exhaust manifold cracked 
18000 mi

US $219
Engine shuddered after start up as if a spark plug was bad or an injector was not working. Spark plugs replaced in previous 2000 miles. Cleared up just before dealer. Dealer switched them to OEM plugs, said must use these. 
1000 mi Performance with 5.7 hemi is sluggish. shudders when giving it gas going up hill 
20000 mi loss of throttle power, also throttle pulsing or surging 
62300 mi Misfire on cylinder number 3. Dealer unable to repair. 
68000 mi misfire cylinder 3, lifters and cylinder damage 
15000 mi A hose in the engine bank rubbed up against a fan wheel and caused a leak in the coolant. 
31000 mi Code indicating faulty EGR mapping flashed CPU 
36000 mi Leaking water pump and thermostat 
40000 mi

US $500
Faulty fuel pump relay which caused the ABS and TIPM module to go bad. Replaced ABS module and installed work around for faulty fuel pump relay. W/o work around would have been towed. 
49000 mi

US $400
Radiator also needed replacement. 
79000 mi Water pump and Tensioner 
5260 mi Coolant leak from around sensor. Resealed sensor and replaced hose clamp that had been installed incorrectly from factory. 
25420 mi Water pump leaking - replaced. 
28520 mi Had a problem restarting the engine after making a stop during a trip. Able to restart after several attempts and proceeded home. Recall mod that included the installation of an external fuel pump relay and necessary wiring. 
35000 mi

US $1000
Water pump failed at 34,000 miles on 5.7 Hemi. Common problem. 
60760 mi

A $2950
replaced resonator intercooler,hose,damper crankshaft,acc belt,idlers & pulleys hose charge air. Chrysler Jeep (shame on you. this should not be necessary. Some parts may not need to be changed. Oil leaks at low mileage. Southport Austrlia 
41000 mi Water pump failure 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5000 mi Pretty bad coolant leak. Water pump and thermostat replaced. 
27000 mi Check engine light came on. Apparently computer needed to be reset. 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

43300 mi Check engine light from cylinder misfire. 
14260 mi starting with push button, attempt to start stall, can not fix until the part actually won't work 
28000 mi Replaced cylinder head. 
43000 mi Warranty repair for fuel pump relay. 
29000 mi The oil pump has been replaced. 
4000 mi Engine trouble light came on. Scan showed nothing specific wrong, microprocessor was reset and light hasn't come on since. 
30000 mi Cylinder head replaced, factory defect. 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

9000 mi Check engine light on. Fault determined to be in error. Dealer reprogrammed CEL programming per TSB. 
27000 mi CEL came on Nov. 30th. To dealer service on Dec. 1. Problem went beyond cylinder - something about crankshaft. Chrysler making special part fix. Part delivered, but then recalled. Lease ended Jan 1 15. 
10000 mi Engine was leaking coolant, leak was found to be from a bad thermostat housing and was replaced. 
37000 mi Check engine light came on. Code indicated gas pressure issue. Loose gas cap causing warning light. 
30000 mi Left cylinder head was replaced 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

35000 mi

US $50
The PCV valve was partially blocked and the pcv hose had started to collapse when it got hot. This caused the air filter to dampen with oil. 

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2011.5 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

11960 mi Small coolant leak detected, coolant marks on hood (inside engine bay) and front of engine. Dealer checked and replaced the water pump under warranty. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

78000 mi fuel pump recall 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 237hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

103900 mi Water pump 
108500 mi The Grand Cherokee started to leak suddenly oil and water after 172000 km. To fix was estimated at $8000.00, so decided to trade it in. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

10500 mi Updated software for Drivetrain to repair loud rattle noise. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

7000 mi This on-going shudder problem cannot seem to be fixed. The vehicle has been in the shop for 21 days now. They replaced the drivetrain control module. Chrysler determined it was the wrong module. Did not fix the problem. 
34000 mi exhaust manifold bolts broken 
4000 mi Transmission shudder, performed Rapid Response TSB flash 
11000 mi Major issues with keyless ignition system, soemtimes fails to recognize key in car, then shuts car off. Truck died on the freeway. Have been to dealership 4 times for this 
30380 mi replaced pcv valve due to smoke from exhaust. 
55300 mi The push start ignition and keyless touch and go features quit working. 
27000 mi

US $106
Fuel System Diagnostics run but no problem located. 
80000 mi

US $200
Faulty brake pedal sensor caused Electronic Throttle Control sensor to fail. Vehicle would lose all throttle control momentarily. Easy fix. 
68000 mi Exhaust manifold leak and timing chain cover oil leak. All covered under warranty. 
24180 mi Water pump housing leak 
39000 mi

US $140
Check gas cap light sudden onset even though the gas cap was found to be properly secured. Two weeks later Check Engine Light comes on - problem w/ EVAP. Dealer inspects & determines bad gas cap. Replaces gas cap. 
65700 mi

US $700
bearings in water pump started to fail causing intermittent loud squeaking noises from under the hood 
1000 mi Engine check light came on diagnosed as small evap leak, dealer ordered replacment purge solenoid, installed it following week, no further problems. 
56000 mi

US $450
starting issue(long crank time,sputtering,would start fine with remote)found to be internal fuel pump relay stuck open. lead to dead battery and "broken key" warning. overlay harness installed to correct issue. also recall service on brakes. 
74300 mi

US $100
engine mounts blown and leaking. causing severe vibration at idle and substantial "clunk" on start up 
76000 mi

US $100
failure of radiator (while at speed on highway). after replacement of radiator, thermostat and lower hoses it was found that the water pump was not moving sufficient fluid. it was also changed out. tons of fluid exposure under hood 
76000 mi

US $100
error code p2135, check engine and voltage light appeared. (TPS voltage correlation error) dropped off and dealer also recovered hard code related to throttle body internal voltage error. Entire throttle body was swapped out. 
1000 mi Blew a heater hose at 500 miles...dealer said hose was not seated properly and replaced hose clamp. Towed to dealer and picked up next day...also rotors needed to be cut? Pulsation in brakes when i brought it in for hose repair. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

28300 mi One of cylinder was missed fired. 
2000 mi Key stopped working to start the engine. 
20000 mi

US $500
Radiator cracked @ center area. New radiator was installed under warranty. Great dealership experience at Duke Sales in North Baltimore (near Findlay OH). 
36000 mi

US $145
Cylinder head replacement. 
34500 mi

US $700
The check engine light came on and it was a problem with the coolant thermometer keeping the car too cold. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

91760 mi

C $500
Leaking coolant around thermostat cap 
91000 mi

US $400
Engine oil switch problem causing intermittent power loss and check engine lights. Problem was attempted to fix once and persisted after vehicle was initially returned. 
11600 mi SKIM module failure, vehicle would not recognize keys or start, even with manual key. Key fob locked with manual key inserted and had to be forcibly removed. Vehicle towed to dealer for repair. 
40700 mi Maintenance and recalls. Accelerator stuck. 
38000 mi

US $100
Transmission cooler leaking/same part as the A/C condenser. 
68500 mi

US $200
Fuel pump relay in TPIM failed. The thermostat was sticking open. It was replaced and cooling system flushed. 
46061 mi

US $38
changed out thermostat, bled cooling system 
65300 mi

US $350
Intermittintly, ehicle would crank, but not start. If using starter button, could not get car to stop cranking. Dealer traced problem to fuel pump relay. Had to pay for repair, submitting for refund on recall. 
8000 mi Cam position sensor defective. Brought to dealer for replacement. Problem corrected. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

47000 mi Harmonic balancer dislodged causing puncture of timing chain cover. Due to intermittent nature of problem, diagnosis was difficult. 
51500 mi WIN ignition failure. Car failed to start intermittently.  
54500 mi

US $150
Replaced cylinder heads and valve 
235000 mi

US $375
the radiator fan motor blew out. hat to have the radiator fan replaced 
20000 mi Water pump was making noise, pump replaced under warranty 
27300 mi Intermittent problems with stalling and failure to start, key fobs replaced. 
50000 mi

US $100
Vehicle occasionally stalled after starting, dealer replaced Wireless Ignition Node. 
68000 mi Check engine light and sluggish performance, replaced exhaust cam phasers. 
95000 mi

US $50
Bad thermostat, causing check engine light. Replaced thermostat, and cleared code. Code did not return. 
87000 mi Cylinder head had to be replaced. Covered under warranty. Replace catalytic converter 
88300 mi Replaced 2nd catalytic converter 
129000 mi Car completely died wile on freeway. Not worth repairing. Head gasket blew 3 years ago. Poor reliability. 
36000 mi

US $1700
Intermittently cranks but no start. Fuel pump relay recall performed to alleviate issue. Didn't solve problem. Next, WIN module replaced. That didn't work. Finally, TIPM replaced, which so far has worked, albeit $1500 later. 
15000 mi Full engine replacement 
60000 mi There was a cylinder misfiring that had to be replaced. Two days, more than a spark plug. Wife thinks they replaced the cylinder itself. 

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2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

7320 mi Engine had severe lifter noise while driving. Took to dealer immediately, technician heard noise while moving into bay. After hooking up diagnostic equip and restarting noise was gone. Issue documented. 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

93000 mi

C $530
CEL on: replaced glow plug control module 
65100 mi

C $700
Replace six glow plugs and Glow plug controller 
54000 mi

US $110
Various dash lights - engine, throttle sensor, 4WD. Reprogrammed a control module "FDCM" and ordered (but not installed) MAF sensor and hose, air cleaner to turbo. 
61680 mi

C $800
replaced all 6 glow plugs AND the management computer for the glow ignition system 
77180 mi

C $1000
Replaced rear main engine seal due to excessive weeping of oil 
55180 mi Replaced intake swirl valve actuator motor 
78720 mi

C $500
turbo intake hose loose, not installed correctly, probably after swirl valve actuator motor replaced 30000 km ago. hard to install correctly because very little clearance. might also be prone to loosening. also replaced nearly clogged air filter. 
92200 mi

C $300
replaced #1 glow plug 
66960 mi

R 1500
Swirl motor gave in. By-passed the motor. 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

61000 mi

US $200
replace EGR valve 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

91000 mi

US $80
Water pump failed. 
112700 mi Electrical recall on ignition switch and start circuit. Symptoms included accessories blacking out but engine continued running - super freaky - and the keyless entry would on occasion forget one of the fobs. 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

69000 mi water pump was replaced 
18000 mi New O2 Sensors, most likely caused by me spraying the bottom of the car with a hose. 
38300 mi RECALL P57 IGNITION SWITCH. NO PARTS YET. I HAVE A CASE # NOW FROM 3/10/15. 
40000 mi Recall P57 Key start up S/W. 
71000 mi

US $150
Water pump failed. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

70000 mi

US $150
short in system causing the lights to shut off and engine to restart. 
104000 mi

US $1660
Swirl valve failed. Common problem with this car read forums. 
114000 mi Oil in coolant appears to be Oil Cooler Failure. 
118000 mi Overheats. Dealer say hydrolocked with bad head gasket could not start. It starts for me over heats and pressure builds in cooling system. Believe it is a failed EGR cooler similar to NAVSTAR 6.0L Diesel Ford issues. 
5000 mi after 6 month storage oil on floor 5000 miles. Jeep dealer diagnosed as main rear seal, that relaced. 3 weeks 375 miles later oil again on floor Jeep dealer found oil in coolant expansion tank. What is wrong? 
5000 mi Oil on floor underneath car and on top of engine a 3.0 Diesel, back 3 weeks later for same problem same problem, oil on floor, apparently first fix not correct. now blaming a crack in what I think they say in fitting oil cooler. at this time 21 days in shop still not repaired. meet with Chrysler Rep today at dealer 
7000 mi trip to dealer was to flush cooling system for 2nd time. Will do one more time,install new overflow/expansion tank and themostat after driving about 1,000 miles. 
7000 mi still leaking oil under engine 
7500 mi Leaking oil. Diagnosis was a leaking rear main seal, second to be replaced. This date May 30 car is still in shop. Pan gasket has been on borkorder for who knows how long? Guess I am easy to get along with. 
11000 mi On Aug 15, the car engine shut off exiting an interstate, Car towed to Monken chrylser. Today Aug 16 received a call from writer, that a crankshaft sensor had been ordered, oil leak still there. Repaired after a week. 
11000 mi I told dealer I did not want the car anymore. Mercedes Diesel is a disaster. Unloaded all personal stuff, gave both sets of keys to dealer. Trying to work out a swap for new car. 
14260 mi PCV valve plugged causing excess oil consumption on 3.0 L Diesel engine. Fault code traced to transmission controller. Dealer reprogrammed and fixed problem which occurred in extremely cold weather. 
35340 mi

C $1800
Check engine light came on with message to service park assist system. Also engine would rev high (3500-4500 RPM)for a short time. Problem diagnosed by dealer, turned out to be a transmission control module. Expensive Mercedes part. 
58280 mi

C $1150
Turbo impellor ?? controlling air into turbo needed to be replaced. Prior to this they cleaned the swirl valve. Glow plug module was also replaced as it was generating a fault. 
44200 mi

$2000
Changing the fuel tank 
52000 mi

US $224
Bad #1 glowplug 
67300 mi

US $642
CEL indicated #1 glow plug fault, even after multiple replacements. Fault originated from glow plug module causing 3 other glow plugs to fail, Replaced module and all plugs. No fault recurrence noted. 
99000 mi

US $525
Bad turbo vane actuator 
101000 mi

US $670
Intake manifold swirl motor failed. Removed and replaced with new actuator assembly. 
123000 mi Diagnosed as needing new turbo, a $6000.00 repair. Not fixing - trading while can get rid of it. Otherwise, a good car. 
48000 mi

US $450
a 2nd glow plug went w/i 48 hours of the 1st one going out.  Glow plug replacement on the 3.0 diesel M-B engine 
76000 mi

US $400
CEL indicated glow plug problem...3rd one replaced on the MB 3.0 Diesel 
136000 mi

US $350
Replaced All 6 glow plugs 
142600 mi

C $2000
Oil drips through turbo into the intake manifold and gums it up. the swirl valve motor is at the top and seizes the motor. Sometimes can just replace the swirl valve motor and clean up the intake. Dealer will opt to replace intake, for $4000. 
77000 mi

US $150
Glow plug module failed, possible failure of one or more glow plugs also. Covered under Chrysler CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. 
89700 mi

US $150
Replaced two glow plugs under warranty - symptom was that the check engine light was on. 
98000 mi Replaced defective glow plug under two year parts warranty. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

420-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

52900 mi

C $5000
broken ringland; required engine rebuild 
26000 mi New Transmission Control Module 
29500 mi New Transmission Control Module; new Electronic Shifting Module; new fuel pump 
51000 mi

US $45
Radiator cap leaking. Replaced with new cap. 
53000 mi

US $20
Coolant leaking from defective radiator cap. New radiator cap installed, and coolant topped up. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

93000 mi

US $668
Visual DISCOVERY:R&R Upp/Lower Radiator hoses;R&R serpentine belt;drain/flush/fill radiator (60% mix, ZerexG-05).Had 'fluids' looked at: Performed Diff. Service x 2;Transfer Case Drain/Refill;Trans Fluid flush & refill.No burnt fluids, NOW!! 
60000 mi Noisy exhaust (steady tick) and intermittent miss and surging/hesitation at cruise and wide open throttle. Dealer decided partially blocked convertor. Ordered new Y-pipe for install next week. Cracked spark plug - miss on cyl #8. New Y-pipe quieted exhaust. Hesitation under load and cyl #8 miss still exist. Dealer involved Chrysler, cannot identify the problem - puzzled. TWO top engine cleans, complete tune-up, MISS STILL EXISTS. Car in shop for 4th day straight. Misfire was identified as cracked spark plug. Dealer fouled plugs with top-clean chemicals and damaged a plug on install. Dealer did complete tune-up AGAIN and problem was solved. Truck now runs excellent.  
78000 mi

US $200
Cat converter was replaced under fed emissions warranteernRear pinion seal was replaced. Recall for 4x4 system performed 
22000 mi Defective waterpump! 
47000 mi

US $85
Engine light came on; dealer said it was due to software...one update on warranty, one I paid for. 
47300 mi Engine light came on after previous repair. This time, the dealer listened to me and checked the catalytic converter. 
69300 mi Smell of gasoline while driving. Dealer could not recreate the conditions. 
20000 mi Service TPMS alarm comes on at speed. Dealer ran tests and declared problem fixed. Problem remains and Jeep will return to dealer. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

33000 mi 2 mons earlier in late June, one night tranny was "stuck" in 4th gear. Ran ok except obviously slow to take off from stop. After 5 min stop, ran normal and had since then. No codes present, reflash tranny, does drive diff now, hope fixed! 
58000 mi

US $400
Noticed very slight oil leak lower front of engine behind serpentine belt pulley. Seal replaced. Had Chrysler ext warr/service contract that covered repair so was $0 vs over 400. 
66000 mi

US $100
Check engine light, O2 exhaust sensor replaced but covered under $100 ded 7/70 svc contract. 
76700 mi Ignition switch recall. Had been easy to turn off while driving, especially for long-legged drivers like me. Had happened twice to us. 
87300 mi

US $100
fuel system  
4000 mi Had TCM flash for TSB. Between 30-40 MPH car feels like being tugged from behind. 
111000 mi

US $100
Hard shifting, weird downshifting, weird idling. Turned out to be Throttle Position Sensor 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

81000 mi

US $300
The 'Maintenance Needed' (check engine) light came on and did not go off after several driving cycles. Diagnostics confirmed a defective sensor causing the faulty trouble code. 
45942 mi

US $327
Check Engine Light. has engine miss, multi-cylindar misfire, de carbon/clean fuel induction system. Cleared error codes. Test drove. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

149000 mi

US $50
Oil leak from right valve cover gasket. Replaced both sides. 
25000 mi Car would not go above 30 miles per hour. After a restart it was ok. Code identified shifter computer lost contact. 
36500 mi

US $300
Therrmostat relplaced 
30700 mi Terrible smell when driving on highway. Was told oil leak, gasket ordered. Went back, gasket replaced. Still had smell. Went back for week. Was told leak from engine block. 13 working days in shop because had to order part. 
37000 mi

US $10
malfunction in shift bezel ecm. Took apart and cleaned and reassembled and re installed. No more codes 
68000 mi Replaced front crankshaft seal 
69000 mi slight coolant leak from a hose fitting. Dealer replaced a clamp. 
72000 mi Replace water pump 
19000 mi 1. Rubbing when wheel turned at full lock. Resolved:Reposition front wheel speed sensors by connector. 2. Burning smell - dealer indicates rustproofing on exhaust is culprit. Smell disappeared by Apr08, now only noticeable after hard uphill drive, Temp 
31000 mi Replaced shift control module. 
86000 mi

US $300
Water pump was leaking. Pump was replaced. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 4WD

12000 mi Repair headliner rattle, Address check engine light. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

84000 mi R&R Thermostat Housing, R & R Water Pump operation 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

38600 mi

US $490
6 of the 8 frost plugs were corroded and leaking coolant. Repair shop replaced all 8 frost plugs. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

61000 mi

US $80
Replaced O2 sensors, EGR and PCV valves. 
85000 mi

US $300
Exhaust sensors 
22215 mi Replaced power steering pump under warranty and replaced leaking transmission cooler hoses. 
31000 mi Brought Jeep in for recall repair of brakes, shop discovered water pump was leaking and about ready to go. Replaced under warranty. Had to rent a car so they could keep vehicle overnight. 
30000 mi

US $100
4-wheel drive warning came on--only needed software patch 
54328 mi

US $54
R and R'ed EGR Valve. 
71700 mi

US $50
Thermostat gasket seal leaking. 
73000 mi

US $25
Passenger side aftermarket exhaust header flange gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
97500 mi Both header flange gaskets leaking. Tightened header flange bolts. 
99000 mi

US $40
Slight exhaust leak at flange just aft of catalytic converter. Replaced "donut" gasket. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

55000 mi

US $50
Front differential transmission sensor for 4wd system 
77000 mi exhaust manifold gasket and two bolts 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

109000 mi

US $390
Intermittent starter issues. Had spark plugs changed. Pcv valve, air filter. Etc. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

39000 mi

US $372
new battery and reprogram computer 
93000 mi

US $800
Transmission went to limp home mode, check engine light, dealer replaced transmission control module. Common problem, apparently-tow truck operator had same issue with identical Jeep. 
38000 mi

US $1700
Sensor in transmission-stuck in 1st gear. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automated manual 4WD

109740 mi

€1000
glow unit for the diesel engine needed to be replaced 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

29000 mi Replaced lifters and cam shaft. Dropped car off in September, got it back in October... took 6 weeks to fix - VERY frustrating. 

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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 Vehicle slowly losing coolant. 
47000 mi

US $100
Intermittent rough running with check engine light. Acted as if water in gas. Dealer found bad pcv valve (oil in air cleaner), and plugs that hadn't been replaced as needed at 30,000 mile service. Problem hasn't repeated since.  
84300 mi

US $250
Bad EGR valve 
133500 mi

C $1400
timing chain tightener failed and timing chain come off gears. replaced gears and timing chain, tightener, two exhaust valves, all exhaust springs, regrind all exhaust valves, plane the exhaust manifolds and replace 4 exhaust manifold studs on each head 
152520 mi

C $239
water pump leak heater core leak 
158720 mi Problems with the MDS System. One cylinder was misfiring 
145000 mi

US $52
The Cam Position Sensor took a dive and the engine kept stalling. The computer threw an appropriate code and I replaced it with a new sensor from the dealer for $52.00 and 20 minutes worth of work. 
175300 mi

US $425
One of the valve covers had a minor leak at the rear, so I had both gaskets replaced. 
117500 mi

US $153
Leaking coolant, reservoir was dry and coolant was leaking from the front of the block. Bad water pump seal, working on replacing water pump. Have mechanics manual but doesn't seem to line up with what I have under the hood. Replaced the water pump, did not need to remove the fan as stated in manual. The Heater pipe runs under the plenum (sp) and that proved to be the biggest challenge of the repair as it would not re-seal into the new pump. Used weldbond! 
127920 mi

C $560
Replaced O2 sensor 
59000 mi Earlier sensor repair did not solve trans over temp warning. Manufacturer said to replace engine control module 
105400 mi

R 500
Car was jerking intermittently, and displaying error codes and MIL. Given the nature of the error codes, the crankshaft sensor was replaced, problem resolved 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

115000 mi

US $30
Camshaft sensor failed. Replaced sensor. 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

175000 mi

US $50
heater core leak; bypassed heater core 
84000 mi

US $2800
Blown head gasket. Leaking transmission cooler lines. 
112000 mi

US $600
During preventive maintenance mechanic showed me the extensive play in the water pump indicating it was the bearing(s) were beginning to wear and would likely fail soon. I have a history with the dealer and they do have credibility with me. 
99000 mi

US $340
Replaced the exhaust manifold gasket 
117700 mi

US $260
Replaced passenger side exhaust manifold gasket 
126300 mi

US $500
EGR sensor valve 
144000 mi

US $450
Replaced Thermostat 
100440 mi

A $1600
Temp indicator show erratic readings should be steady 100deg C but it was fluctuating between 100 and 115deg C. When bonnet was opened very slim steam was coming from left hand side of radiator.Impossible to see anything when engine cold. 
87000 mi

US $200
r & r water pump / oil change 
88000 mi

US $36
rear seal 
110500 mi Idler pulley/tensioner pulley squealing. Idler pulley/tensioner was replaced along with serpentine belt. 
137700 mi

US $100
water pump leaking from gasket. replaced water pump serpentine belt, idler pulley and tensioner. 
156700 mi

US $200
radiator leaked, was replaced. 
70000 mi

US $384
Exhaust leak, driver side. Exhaust manifold gasket had to be replaced. Seems to be a common problem on the 4.7 V8.  
69000 mi 12V wire to starter solenoid was corroded causing an intermittent "no start" condition. No codes came up at Dealer who replaced the ignition switch "hoping" this would fix problem. My jiggling the solenoid 12V wire and spraying contact cl 
127000 mi Car is loosing engine coolant and using more oil than it should. 
47000 mi

US $67
Bearing went out that holds the fan shaft. Replaced the water pump, and fixed the problem. 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

122000 mi

US $242
evaporative emissions 
73000 mi Also replaced water pump. 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

53000 mi

US $500
Transmission-TCM Shifter-ECM 
47000 mi

US $250
hard downshift 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

250000 mi

US $78
The Jeep has been taken off the road for complete rebuild of the engine and drive train. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

95700 mi

US $500
An exhaust manifold bolt snapped off at the head. Common problem due to expansion and contraction. The manifold had to be removed, new gasket and bolts installed. 
119000 mi

US $750
Slow leak at bottom of timing chain cover, gasket replaced. Engine oil and coolant flush done as regular service at the same time. Replaced water pump as preventative maintenance. 
90000 mi

US $4400
Suddenly developed loud valve clatter on cold start. Dealer diagnosed problem with camshaft lifters. Recommended replacement of both camshafts and timing chain. In shop for over a month. Rebuilt camshaft because couldn't get one from Chrysler. After only 2 days the valve clatter started again on a cold start. Later that day engine noise got much worse. Towed to dearler, which said valves needed replacing. Negotiated sale of car to dealer. Will never buy another Chrysler. 
136000 mi

US $2700
Blown head gasket which caused 4 fouled plugsand injectors. Cracked head. 
149000 mi

US $700
Front crank seal. 
70000 mi

US $70
First time California state-mandated smog test. Tailpipe exhaust cleaner than city air and way cleaner than average car. Oh, excellent! 
72000 mi

US $300
Failed Throttle Position Sensor caused unpredictable surging and erratic idle. Replaced TPS.  
85000 mi

US $124
Car smelled like oil was burning off hot manifold. Shop looked (?) for leak and found nothing. Smell continues after uphill pulls. 
97000 mi

US $225
Irregular and/or rough idle when warm. Reflashed appropriate software. 
107000 mi Strong smell of antifreeze and signs of dampness on engine room insulation and front of radiator. Technician claimed loose hose clamp. Tightened hose clamp. 
109000 mi

US $655
Coolant all over front of engineroom, waterpump area dry. Determined radiator was defective. Replaced radiator. 
113000 mi Oil leak, unclear source. Will return to shop in mid-August. 
116300 mi

US $636
Isolated previous oil leak to oil pan gasket. Replaced oil pan gasket. 
120000 mi Oil sump full, dipstick reads to the full mark, metal grindings in oil, engine runs on two or three cylinders, makes hellaciously bad noises. Have acquired a reman engine. 
120000 mi Chrysler sent a defective engine. Shop had to tear down and rebuild on a second replacement engine. Intake manifold had to be replaced for unspecified reasons. Car runs but is still not right . . . frustration very high! 
121000 mi Exhaust leak. Crack in plumbing got welded by third-party muffler shop . . . took forever, and it's not clear to me why. 
99180 mi

C $650
Driver's side exhaust manifold leak. Broken bolt was cause - very common problem. Manifold removed and bold drilled out and replaced. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

103300 mi

US $55
Jeep would go into 'limp' mode as increased RPMs would not move car. CEL was on & key code diagnostics were P0700 generic code for transmission. Replaced front TPS and issue cleared. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

120700 mi

US $140
replace spark plugs, tried to restart IAC went bad, have yet to reset IAC Valve. fixed no start issue by disconnecting battery overnight and started up. 
154000 mi

US $650
Fuel Pump started making noise at 154,000 miles. Had a local mechanic replace with an OEM part.  
167000 mi

US $350
Replaced muffler. Shop installed a value muffler but it was too loud, had them order and install an OEM muffler. 
52300 mi

US $30
Oil pressure sending unit failed. Repaired myself with MOPAR OEM replacement, $30 
115000 mi

US $50
Replaced TPS 
124000 mi

US $500
exhaust hanger 
199300 mi

US $400
Radiator pooped out and contaminated trans fluid. Replaced rad and flushed trans (36 quarts!). Still bad trans fluid 
103000 mi

US $100
Coolant leak from radiator. 
106640 mi

$480
Radiator leaking. Changed radiator/upper and lower hoses/radiator cap/thermostat 
153140 mi

$151
FUEL PUMP LOW PRESSURE. NEW FUEL PUMP MODULE INSTALLED 
158100 mi

$150
Exhaust manifold bolts broken on LH manifold. New bolts and gasket installed 
35340 mi Code P0304 flashed. Replaced left bank cylinder head. 
122000 mi Cracked head 
125000 mi

US $800
rocker arm fell off 
122000 mi

US $50
no heat, drain radiator still only little better have to blow heater hoses out but hard to take off 
135000 mi

US $300
brown coolant no heat 
155000 mi while driving on highway lost all power, also lost power steering & brakes,engine started smoking and finally battery went dead..this is a piece of shit and to the dealer at LI expo in Huntington long island his balls should rot & fall off 
114000 mi

US $975
Replaced failed emission control part 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

165000 mi

US $75
Replaced camshaft position sensor 
96000 mi

US $450
crack in the water pump; had it replaced 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

270000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaking water pump and serpentine belt. 
278000 mi Engine knock. 
297000 mi

US $460
Leaking water pump. Replaced. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

94000 mi

US $185
Radiator leak. Replaced radiator, upper and lower hoses, thermostate, radiator cap and belt. 
140000 mi

US $950
Replaced entire exhaust due to a clogged catalytic converter, $750 for the part. Replaced all four O2 sensors at the same time, $200 for parts. 
143300 mi

US $250
Radiator and thermostat after radiator sprung a hole. 
150000 mi

US $1330
burning oil smell and engine started to smoke, oil was spraying on exhaust manifold. Had to have rear main seals changed and oil pan changed due to rust. Also had leaky transmission oil pan, had to have the gasket replaced. 
79000 mi

US $265
Water pump were leaking. 
185000 mi

US $500
electrical short in the fuel system...bare wires replaced, spark plugs and harness assembly replaced 
110000 mi

US $1100
Replaced coil packs and plugs because of engine codes being thrown. 
112000 mi

US $32
Still getting P0122/P0123 errors. I replaced the throttle position sensor and repaired the problem. 
171300 mi

US $385
Ignition coil needed to be replaced, started misfiring after 11 years 
172700 mi

US $600
Starter sensor was crank but no start. 
82000 mi

US $150
Replaced idler pulley 
118300 mi

US $4
check engine light kept coming on jeep would not pass inspection, replaced all 5 sensors . jeep passed inspection check engine came back on. Still on 
148000 mi

US $426
needed new fuel filter and check engine light will not go off. 
131300 mi

US $165
Radiator fins corroded and started to leak from pinhole leaks along top row of radiator. Replaced radiator, thermostat, and hoses 
112000 mi

US $800
radiator leak. replace radiator, thermostat housing, thermostat, temp sensor 

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

90000 mi

US $3500
Repair valves; remove and machine cylinder heads; repair power stering leak 
123000 mi

US $1
Engine mounts and transmission mount were failing, allowing excessive drivetrain movement in vehicle. Replaced all three mounts. 
125000 mi

US $15
Radiator hose was weeping and swollen. Replaced hose with new hose and clamps. 
126000 mi

US $30
Upper replacement hose failed prematurely. 
129470 mi

US $30
Computer set a P0174 bank 2 lean, with a pending P0171 bank 1 lean. Upon inspection, PCV hose between cylinder banks was badly deteriorated, causing vacuum leak. Replaced with Mopar OEM part and cleared codes. 
109000 mi

US $550
Replaced misc. emission parts to clear codes to pass inspection 
113000 mi

US $165
Lost compression in cylnder #8. Shop recommended engine replacement at $4.5K+. Took to another shop, and they replaced a bent valve spring. Cost: $1K. 

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

190000 mi

US $300
Radiator replacement 
190000 mi

US $40
Replaced Crankshaft Position Sensor 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

135000 mi

US $250
O2 sensor 
159000 mi

US $400
Replaced worn out water pump 
160000 mi

US $500
Radiator had crack in it. Needed replacement 
US $200 Replace power steering pump 
109000 mi

US $800
Replace heater core 
107000 mi

US $200
Replace Power Steering Pump 
122000 mi

US $60
Replace starter 
123000 mi

US $300
Replace radiator 
125000 mi

US $60
Replace water pump 
137000 mi

US $724
Burning Oil.Nothing was done leaking to much traded in the car.  

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

175000 mi Engine blew up 
160000 mi

US $350
Vehicle check engine light is on and will not crank on first attempt. Codes indicate multiple cylinder misfire. Replaced ignition coils, spark plugs, MAP sensor, Cam position sensor, Throttle position sensor, Idle air control sensor. 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

113460 mi

¤2100
Threw a piston. 
87657 mi

US $163
two of four oxygen sensors had to be replaced due to check engine light codes (Bank 1, sensor 2 ; bank 2, sensor 2) 
98000 mi

US $600
Oxygen sensors failed (four) after replacement cel would not turn off 
101000 mi Recurring coolant leak, diagnosis was head gasket. Not willing to invest $2,000 in the car. 
79000 mi

US $100
poor idling. Replace Throttle Position Sensor & Idle Air Controller 
139000 mi

US $1000
radiator had a split in it allowing coolant to leak 
111000 mi

US $275
Replaced drivers side exhaust manifold, bolts and gasket. 
122000 mi

US $207
Replaced radiator and cap. 
129500 mi

US $210
Replaced heater core. 
153700 mi

US $175
Replaced IAC motor 
78000 mi

US $120
Clogged fuel injector #2. Pulled apart and cleaned. 
60000 mi

US $800
Radiator Replaced 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

66000 mi

US $950
Car overheated. Had it towed to dealership, was told thermostat and relay in the cooling system had to be replaced.  

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

120000 mi

US $75
Cooling fan not running- replaced relay 
133000 mi

US $250
Crankshaft position sensor 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

124000 mi

US $400
Oil breather hose cracked. Replaced hose, valve cover grommet and gasket. 
134300 mi

US $30
Replaced throttle position sensor. 
140700 mi

US $370
Engine would turn over but not start. Started after 20 min. No Check Engine light or codes. Replaced Crankcase sensor and cam sensor. 
105000 mi

US $115
Oil Pressure Sending Unit (Oil Pressure Sensor) 
93000 mi

C $3000
compression 
164000 mi

US $150
Replace electric radiator cooling fan 
177000 mi

US $750
Fan replaced with faulty sensor replaced as well. 
136500 mi

US $120
Muffler rusted through and broke off from exhaust pipe. Welded new muffler onto exhaust pipe and installed new exhaust bolts. According to previous owner, muffler was last replaced in 2013. 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

160000 mi

US $600
replace radiator 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

137000 mi

US $30
The crankshaft sensor went out. The guy who sold me the car replaced it free. 
65035 mi

US $825
power steering pump and high pressure line leaking, installed new hydraulic fan, pwr steering pump, fluid, hi pressure line, and pully 
86767 mi

US $646
install new radiator & thermostat, coolant 
103159 mi

US $387
codes P1281- engine is cold too long -P0700 - EATX trasn DTS's present - P0725 engine speed sensor - P0320 no crank ref signal a tPCM - replaced cam and crank sensors and retest OK 
150700 mi

US $450
water pump seal failed, installed new water pump & coolant 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

151000 mi

US $600
Radiator cracked and had to be replaced. 
118000 mi

US $300
New radiator and thermostat 
198000 mi

US $2175
dropped valve seat; replaced engine with rebuild 
218000 mi the replacement PCM triggers DTC P0601 for "internal memory checksum error" which prevents it from passing the emission tests. 
220000 mi

US $70
MAP sensor went bad and required replacement. 
91700 mi

US $50
Failure of crank shaft position sensor, sensor replaced 
135000 mi

US $900
Check Engine Light - replace O2 sensor and spark plugs and filters and oil change (Synthetic) 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

181000 mi I am not fixing this again....at 30,000 miles in 2005 under warranty we changed out a blown engine and now on Wednesday Dec 5, 2012, the engine blew again. I am selling this to another local guy that fixes Jeeps up all the time. 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

96000 mi

US $1700
exhaust system realigned. was coming loose with lots of rattling. state inspection and oil change also 
206000 mi

US $1800
Engine had catastrophic failure; hole in side of block. Replaced engine.  

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2000.5 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

98240 mi Vehicle started over heating after radiator repair. Diagnosed as fan clutch issue. Replaced fan clutch, thermostat, housing and replaced coolant. 
103500 mi

A $220
Full service of vehicle and changed out 2 x oxygen sensors (federal / not Californian) 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

65000 mi

US $50
Fan wouldn't shut off after car was turned off. Fan repaired 4 times now in order to pass NC inspection 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

87000 mi

US $100
Output Speed Sensor failed 
115000 mi

US $600
Replaced radiator 
118500 mi

US $200
O2 sensor went bad causing the check engine light to come on. After replacement, all is good 
123000 mi

US $1050
ECM needed replaced, OBD code was P0505, tried replacing IAC and TPS myself but did not work, was bad ECM, because of the Flash needed for new ECM went to Dealer, usually try to avoid Dealer at all costs. 
123380 mi

C $25
Fixed exhaust pipe hole 
123380 mi

C $70
Exhaust pipe became disconnected due to erosion of the extender pipe joining the muffler and rear exhaust. 
149000 mi

US $260
Rough misfire while warmed up, complete loss of power as if no fuel left. Cylinder 3 misfire. Dealer replaced coilpack, which was replaced 2 years ago already. 
188000 mi

US $1800
Fuel injection # 7 Replaced Replaced muffler. Had a hole in it. 
165000 mi

US $350
The engine made a similar sound to a bad fuel rod, but the shop identified it as either a worn or faulty oil lifter. I tried and oil system flush, but the sound remains. 
121000 mi

US $460
Ignition key cylinder broken and had to be replaced 
153000 mi

US $1000
Replace crankcase seal Leaking heater core 
156000 mi

US $350
Replaced fuel injectors 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

186500 mi [Cooling system part] replaced, 2nd Time 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

210000 mi

US $600
Got P1497 Check Engine light,once again. Replaced Fan Relay and still got error. Replaced Fan Relay again. Same error. Bought PCM on-line for $149 and mechanic installed it. All OK.  

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

110000 mi

US $1700
Cooling fan failed, overheated engine, head gasket failed, put pressure on cooling system, radiator exploded 
113000 mi

US $300
Throttle Position Sensor and Crankcase position sensor replaced 
113000 mi

US $960
fan needed to be replaced - 2nd time now. water pump again. replaced 5 years ago. 
148000 mi

US $400
Valve cover gasket leak and other various oil leaks 
153000 mi

US $450
Rear main seal and oil pan gasket leak. LOF 
163000 mi

US $999
Water pump catastrophic failure. Pieces lodged in the thermostat keeping it from opening. Lifetime water pump purchased long ago really pissed off the shop. 
224700 mi

US $240
coil rail replaced cylinder 1 miss firing 
134000 mi

US $190
Fan relay failed, causing the engine to overheat at low speeds. Discovered there was a recall for radiator fan and Jeep had never been taken in. Had them replace radiator fan and fan relay. 
140000 mi

US $354
The idler pulley froze and came undone. It pulled the timing belt off its route. The idler was replaced and a new belt was put on as well. 
155000 mi Threw a piston/rod. 

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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

169000 mi

US $350
Viscous Fan Clutch needed to be replaced and tires needed to be rotated 
177000 mi

US $300
Car seemed to loose power and slight overheating when under load (going up hill or revving engine). I got an engine flush and was told that the head gasket is not bad yet. 
183000 mi

US $40
Repair/replace radiator hoses 
185000 mi

US $750
radiator and upper and lower hoses,. 
197000 mi

US $300
Radiator, Water Pump and Temp Sensor 
210000 mi Freeze plug leaking. Too costly to repair due to location on the block. Will sell vehicle. 
182000 mi Car developed leak at fuel tank in July 2015 due to corrosion issues I believe 

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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

110000 mi

US $75
Check engine light. P0132. Oxygen sensor high voltage bank 1. O2 sensor replaced. 
69000 mi

US $570
Radiator replaceed 

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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

176000 mi

US $40
Engine RPMs would surge when idle and when driving. Replaced the throttle position sensor. 
218700 mi

US $50
Replaced faulty oil pressure sensor. Sensor was leaking oil into electrical connector causing incorrect pressure readings. 
120000 mi

US $3000
leaking gasket,  

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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

79000 mi

US $440
Engine overheated and was towed to repair shop. After repair it was left with a misfiring #1 plug at idle. I got rid of the car, and purchased another Diagnostics showed misfiring plug unrelated to injectors, or plug ( not fouled). More complex electrical requiring $400. Did not elect to pursue, and traded the car. 
166000 mi

US $700
Car driven about 2 miles, started overheating. Car turned off & needed restarting a few times. Car was hot, driven home 2 miles,parked. Had to tow to garage. Mechanic replaced thermo,cap,rad,coolant, water pump. 

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

140120 mi

C $140
Major coolant leak from coolant manifold, appeared in behind the water pump, remove water manifold and replace gaskets. Also replace front crank seal, timing cover gasket, and water pump gasket. 
322000 mi

US $350
Timing chain gasket leaking. Replaced timing chain and water pump since in there to replace gasket. 
147000 mi needed head gasket, 
155000 mi

US $1500
Engine cuts out and dies while driving down the hiway and/or difficult or impossible to start in the mornings. this vehicle has been in and out of the shop for five years for the same problems with no resulution so far. 
330000 mi

US $300
pcm module suffered from the well known intermittent dieing and stalling, had it replaced with salvaged unit- works fine now 
156000 mi Owner fixed a problem with the evaporative emissions system and replaced the turn signal flasher. 

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

163000 mi

US $125
Fuel pump went bad. Drained fuel, dropped fuel tank and replaced fuel pump. 
229300 mi

US $60
Water pump bearing failing. Replaced waterpump and thermostat 
231000 mi

US $300
Intake manifold plenum pan leaked, allowing crankcase oil to be sucked into the combustion champers. Replaced with Fel-Pro gasket and aluminum ebay plate/pan. Replaced misc hoses and fuel injectors (upgraded to 4 hole-style). 

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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

167000 mi

US $150
Replace crank sensor. 

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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

182000 mi Replaced muffler. 
119000 mi

US $15
car running rough and backfiring then completly shut down. let it sit for a month then would fire up again for a few minutes. checked with code scanner said defective ignition coil. replaced coil and now runs fine. 
169880 mi

R 650
tensioner pulley on fan belt assembly lost bearings and got stuck, replaced 

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