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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Problems

80 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 16 of these members (20%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 18 engine repairs to 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokees--an average of 0.2 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 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 60 repairs.

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 11 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 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

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. 
54328 US $54 R and R'ed EGR Valve. 
71700   Thermostat gasket seal leaking. 
73000   Passenger side aftermarket exhaust header flange gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
30000 US $100 4-wheel drive warning came on--only needed software patch 
31000   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   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 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 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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