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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (13%)

Chart based on 108 repairs.

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (4%)

Chart based on 51 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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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

180000 mi

US $400
Both front window operators failed at about the same time. Both experienced mechanical break downs causing the windows to drop. One of the back window operators experienced the same failure about two years ago. 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010
Mar 2010

135000 mi

US $250
O2 sensor 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007

77500 mi

C $350
Blower control module replaced 
Jan 2008

81220 mi

C $250
Tailgate wiper motor and arm replacement 
Oct 2008

89900 mi

C $300
Front passenger Wheel bearing 
Nov 2008

90520 mi

C $220
Signal/Hazard light flasher module was failing and was replaced 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Idaho, United States
Feb 2009 - Nov 2012
Mar 2009

136000 mi
Heater fan/climate control were not functioning properly. Climate control was determined to be urepairable. The heater fan was replaced. 
Jul 2010

155000 mi

US $1086
Air conditioning compressor failed. Replaced compressor, condenser, receiver-drier and expansion valve.  
Aug 2012

176000 mi

US $120
Replaced passenger window regulator 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

139000 mi

US $1000
radiator had a split in it allowing coolant to leak 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Nov 2006 - Mar 2010
Dec 2006

78000 mi

US $120
Clogged fuel injector #2. Pulled apart and cleaned. 
Feb 2007

80000 mi

US $450
HVAC Blend doors replaced with factory new parts. AC recharged, did myself and saved $1000 over dealer quote. 
Jul 2007

85000 mi

US $120
Rear pinion seal replaced 
Jan 2008

99000 mi

US $95
Replaced drivers side front window regulator. Old one broke (Plastic part). New one $65 + shipping from ebay. 
Dec 2008

117000 mi

US $320
Drivers side tie rod end bad. Replaced, realigned. OK Rear brake pads and new rotors. Bled brakes. OK. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2010
Dec 2009

66000 mi

US $1000
A/C didn't work. Repaired. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Apr 2009 - Oct 2009
May 2009

56000 mi

US $2700
Symptoms of severe gear grinding in turns was traced to rear differential failure. Differential replaced (55K miles).  
Jul 2009

57000 mi

US $175
On hot day, a/c appeared to be minimal. Service found over half the operating medium was depleted. Drained and refilled. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in United Arab Emirates
Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
Jan 2011

86800 mi

Replaced headlights with stock aftermarket ones, as original ones yellowed and fogged up inside and out. Also replaced tailgate struts and tailgate window struts. 
May 2011

88660 mi
Sunroof rail broken. Rear wiper stuck. 
Jan 2013

102700 mi

Propshaft went. Needed replacement. 
Mar 2014

111600 mi

Transmission died. Replaced. 
Jul 2014

113460 mi

Threw a piston. 
Sep 2014

113460 mi
Broken sunroof rail. Rear wiper stuck. 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Washington, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2009
Jul 2009

66000 mi

US $950
Car overheated. Had it towed to dealership, was told thermostat and relay in the cooling system had to be replaced.  

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Repair Histories

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