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Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems and Repair Histories

1132 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Jeep Grand Cherokee. 433 of these members (38.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 1091 repairs to Jeep Grand Cherokees--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Jeep Grand Cherokee problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

24% of the Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1091 repairs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

Of the Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 52% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, 13% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 305 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 2000    
5000 0 Drivers side window doesn't roll up correctly Tire pressure monitoring system was constantly requesting service. 
 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 1000    
1000 0 Both Window Regulators replaced due to auto up failure. 
4000 0 Had TCM flash for TSB. Between 30-40 MPH car feels like being tugged from behind. 
10000  

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Jeep in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 4000    
4000 0 The electric door locks would sometimes lock/unlock/lock cycle repeatedly and endlessly. It stopped only if the battery is disconnected, which results in needing to reset radio stations, etc. It did it for the dealership, and they ordered "A" door lock 
 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 4WD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 8000    
8000 33 Rattle in roof pannel 
12000 0 Repair headliner rattle, Address check engine light. 
 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

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. Noticed drivers window was closing to hard, passengers would go up then come back down. Dealer had to replace window sensors and motors on both front driver and passenger sides 
35000 30 Hood strut failed, had to replace it. 
51000 100 Starter failed while out of state on road trip. Was able to get under car, bang on starter with wrench and get unfrozen. Took to nearest dealer for replacement under extended warranty.  
56000 100 Radio/Nav screen goes blank, had errors upon Diag., Replaced with rebuilt unit.  Also, rear liftgate window wouldn't open. Replaced struts & hinge assembly. All covered under ext. warr. (less deductible). 

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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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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 25000    
28000 0 Hood support failed under warranty. Clock spring in steering column became noisy, replaced. Suspension clunk due to faulty sway bar bushings. Vehicle slowly losing coolant. Rattle in dash air vents. 
28000 0 Occupant classification module in the front airbag system required recalibration to extinguish the airbag light on the dashboard. 
 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 20000    
21000 0 The dash board "idiot" lights come on and off repeatedly for a few minutes then all is normal. The speedometer and tachometer also drop to 0 when this happens. The car continues to run normally other than this. The dealer replaced the gauge cluster but it 
49000 120 Starter went bad with just over 49,000 miles on it. Changed starter and all is OK. 
68000  

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