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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems and Repair Histories

72 TrueDelta members own a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 18 of these members (25%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 46 repairs to 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokees--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2000 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 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

43% of the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs were to the engine, 22% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 9% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 46 repairs.

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

Of the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 65% cost between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, and 4% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 23 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.

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 76000    
87000 160 Output Speed Sensor failed Front Passenger Door / replaced electric latch 
115000 600 Replaced radiator 
118500 200 O2 sensor went bad causing the check engine light to come on. After replacement, all is good 
125300 800 Pads and Rotors were worn beyond safe usable limits 
126000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 121000    
121000 460 Ignition key cylinder broken and had to be replaced 
145000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Alaska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 55000    
59000 460 Excessive wear on rotors. Fourth replacement of brakes, rotors pads. Replacement required about every 15,000 miles. Sold car after this repair. 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 186000    
186500 0 simply had to replace a cap [Cooling system part] replaced, 2nd Time 
175500 150 bad battery. also replaced battery terminals as they had bound themselves to the battery post 
180000 0 transmission leaked. 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 133000    
134000 190 Fan relay failed, causing the engine to overheat at low speeds. Discovered there was a recall for radiator fan and Jeep had never been taken in. Had them replace radiator fan and fan relay. 
135000 0 Window motor cable broke. Replaced with piece from local auto-store. 
137000 900 Front wheel bearings were going bad. Jeep had developed a noise and vibration when going over 65 mph. Replaced front wheel bearings. Both front CV boots were ripped open and destroyed. Had them replaced in same visit as wheel bearings. When I had bearings/boots replaced, also had front brake pads replaced as well(FL=1mm; FR=2mm). Week after they were replaced, FR caliper was stuck and smoking. Piston failed and caused caliper to seize. Shop replaced both calipers free. 
140000 354 The idler pulley froze and came undone. It pulled the timing belt off its route. The idler was replaced and a new belt was put on as well. Hi-pressure hose for power steering was leaking. Had replaced. 
151000 925 Front axle pinion seals were bad. Had both of them removed, cleaned and replaced. Had front differential clean and front axle cleaned as well since it was going to be off anyways. Right rear axle seal was leaking. Had it replaced and cleaned. Front tie-rods and drag-link ends were replaced as well. Back brakes were replaced. 
151000 0 Threw a piston/rod. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 105000    
113000 960 fan needed to be replaced - 2nd time now. water pump again. replaced 5 years ago. 
 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 105000    
113000 450 Throttle Position Sensor and Crankcase position sensor replaced Rear brake line severely rotted. not leaking yet 
119000  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 120000    
122000 20 Replaced passenger side outer tie rod end. 
 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 186000    
188000 118 U joints went bad replaced 
224700 240 right side window motor stop working replace coil rail replaced cylinder 1 miss firing 
230000 0 Bearing in rear pumpkin went bad cost to much to replace 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 137000    
138000 521 Passenger side CV shaft broken, drivers side ready to break.  Also replaced drivers side wheel bearing. 
141000 0 Pinion gear was slipping on the ring gear, and bearing on the input shaft on the front dif. and transfer case needed to be replaced. Cost to fix was over $1500, traded the vehicle off instead of fixing. 

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