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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 325 repairs.
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (80%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

23700 mi catalytic convertor/particulate filter needed changing 
27000 mi the catalytic converter/particulate filter which had been ordered was replaced under warranty 
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. 
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. 
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 
4960 mi DEF system failure. Replaced DEF line + Injector. 
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 
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. 
17980 mi left catalyst 
33440 mi replaced catalytic converter under warranty 
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. 
33000 mi Engine light was on ... warranty work was done on the emissions system and a software upgrade was performed. 
44000 mi

US $100
Check engine light was on. They replaced exhaust temperature sensor and catalytic converter. The vehicle had this done once before while under warranty. I had the extended warranty with $100 deductible for this service trip. 
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 
36300 mi

US $350
Exhaust filter plugged and made car undriveable. 
23000 mi P20EE code.Cat Converter TSB. Cat replaced under warranty. 
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 
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. 
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 
70000 mi

US $2300
Engine light. Replacement of SCR. Replacement of front and rear NOX sensors Replacement of rear exhaust temperature sensor 
72000 mi

US $282
Another bad 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

7220 mi Pushrod failure. replaced pushrod and rocker arm. 
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. 
11000 mi Oil pressure sensor failed. Part is on nationwide backorder, much like most parts on the 2014 Jeep GC SRT. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

34000 mi Replaced water pump under warranty 
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. 
29000 mi Oil pressure sensor failed. Reported max pressure causing engine light to come on and disabling the remote start. 
47000 mi Fuel vapor recirculation solenoid 
38000 mi

US $100
Engine light on due to faulty O2 sensor 
44000 mi

US $150
leaking radiator 
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. 
26700 mi Check engine light for oil sensor. Replaced under warranty. Several TSBs / flashes done as well at no cost. 
23000 mi

US $125
Water pump failure 
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 
18600 mi blue smoke problem at cold start, parked on incline 
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. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

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. 
20500 mi Oil pressure sender replaced. 
48700 mi

US $100
Primary fuel pump died. 
11700 mi MIL illuminated due to bad oil pressure sensor/ 
32700 mi

US $80
Check Engine light on. EVAP emissions codes. Spring-loaded fuel filter seal was gunned up and not fully closing. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

11000 mi Oil pressure sender needed to be replaced. 
62000 mi MIL indicator lit. OBD diagnostics said cylinder 2 misfire. Replaced valve follower and rocker arm. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
20000 mi Check engine light on. Plus car will not stay in ECO mode when selected. 
12300 mi Replace sensor 

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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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