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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (17%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 65 repairs.

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (25%)

Chart based on 12 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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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 
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. 
30000 mi

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

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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 AWD

38000 mi

US $1700
Sensor in transmission-stuck in 1st gear. 
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. 
39000 mi

US $372
new battery and reprogram computer 

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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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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Problems

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