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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Problems and Repair Histories

77 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 18 of these members (23.4%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 15 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 for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2006 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 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

31% of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 29% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 49 repairs.

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 33% between $100 and $499, 11% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 11% more than $2500.

Chart based on 9 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 29000    
61000 80 Replaced O2 sensors, EGR and PCV valves. 
70000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
54 R and R'ed EGR Valve. 
71700 50 Thermostat gasket seal leaking. 
73000 25 Passenger side aftermarket exhaust header flange gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
89000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 9000    
30000 100 4-wheel drive warning came on--only needed software patch 
 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 30000    
31000 0 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. 
56000  

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 49000    
55000 50 Front differential transmission sensor for 4wd system 
88000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 30000    
77000 0 exhaust manifold gasket and two bolts 
87000  

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 37000    
38000 1700 Sensor in transmission-stuck in 1st gear. 
 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 76000    
93000 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. 
 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in District of Columbia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 38000    
39000 372 new battery and reprogram computer 
42000  

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

Jeep in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 26000    
29000 0 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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