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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 187 repairs.

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (3%)

Chart based on 73 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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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Hampshire, United States
Oct 2015 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

112000 mi

US $2300
brakes, replace rear break line to master cyl, replace all actuators 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

59000 mi

US $1300
no heat or a/c Napa Chyrsler employees are creeps and idiots 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
Nov 2012

73160 mi

C $400
Leaking power steering line replaced 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2016
Oct 2009

66000 mi
HVAC has mind of its own, or more likely, "forgets" what it's supposed to be doing. In manual-mode, air turns on but will not turn off. Heat or cool will fry or freeze pilot with NO flow to nav. System does not blend properly. Random, hard to repeat. 
Jan 2010

68000 mi
Driver's door window failed to stay closed and, when fully open, would not close. Failure of window regulator. 
Mar 2010

69000 mi

US $100
HVAC had mind of its own . . . fried driver, froze navigator (reversed control head wiring did not change anything) and didn't matter if system was in manual or automatic mode. Changed wiring harness and system is allegedly repaired. We shall see. 
Apr 2010

70000 mi

US $260
First time California state-mandated smog test. Tailpipe exhaust cleaner than city air and way cleaner than average car. Oh, excellent! Rear output shaft seal leaking. Replaced seal. 
Dec 2010

72000 mi

US $300
Failed Throttle Position Sensor caused unpredictable surging and erratic idle. Replaced TPS.  
Apr 2012

82300 mi

US $605
Right front door lock functioned intermittently. Open circuit traced to "pinched" wire in door hinge area. Wire replaced. Hand brake let itself off without operator intervention. No wear found. Replaced hand brake mechanism assembly (hopefully taking evil spirits with it). 
Jul 2012

85000 mi

US $124
Car smelled like oil was burning off hot manifold. Shop looked (?) for leak and found nothing. Smell continues after uphill pulls. 
Aug 2012

87000 mi

US $400
Right-front door window regulator failed, allowing window to open under influence of gravity. Replaced window regulator. 
Jun 2013

95000 mi

US $1000
sloppy handling on the road. bushings worn. replaced front trailing arms. transfer case leaks. replaced tailshaft seal, bushing and rear assembly gasket. rear window would not stay open, rear door would not stay up. replaced four gas struts. 
Aug 2013

97000 mi

US $225
Irregular and/or rough idle when warm. Reflashed appropriate software. 
Oct 2013

99300 mi
Driver side heats when passenger side cools or driver bakes while navigator freezes. Inspection determines blend doors in heater box stick and do not blend. Same problem recurring, suggested repair has been done twice with no satisfaction 
Jul 2014

107000 mi
Strong smell of antifreeze and signs of dampness on engine room insulation and front of radiator. Technician claimed loose hose clamp. Tightened hose clamp. 
Aug 2014

109000 mi

US $655
Coolant all over front of engineroom, waterpump area dry. Determined radiator was defective. Replaced radiator. 
Jun 2015

113000 mi
Oil leak, unclear source. Will return to shop in mid-August. 
Aug 2015

116300 mi

US $636
Isolated previous oil leak to oil pan gasket. Replaced oil pan gasket. 
Jan 2016

120000 mi
Oil sump full, dipstick reads to the full mark, metal grindings in oil, engine runs on two or three cylinders, makes hellaciously bad noises. Have acquired a reman engine. 
Mar 2016

120000 mi
Chrysler sent a defective engine. Shop had to tear down and rebuild on a second replacement engine. Intake manifold had to be replaced for unspecified reasons. Car runs but is still not right . . . frustration very high! 
May 2016

121000 mi
Exhaust leak. Crack in plumbing got welded by third-party muffler shop . . . took forever, and it's not clear to me why. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2015
Dec 2012

121000 mi
Ground wire in door boot broke, had to remove boot and repair wire. 
Nov 2015

130700 mi

US $190
Steering damper 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Sep 2012

93000 mi

US $300
Right rear window regulator failed 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Washington, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

90000 mi

US $4400
Suddenly developed loud valve clatter on cold start. Dealer diagnosed problem with camshaft lifters. Recommended replacement of both camshafts and timing chain. In shop for over a month. Rebuilt camshaft because couldn't get one from Chrysler. After only 2 days the valve clatter started again on a cold start. Later that day engine noise got much worse. Towed to dearler, which said valves needed replacing. Negotiated sale of car to dealer. Will never buy another Chrysler. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2012 - Jan 2013
Dec 2012

149000 mi

US $800
Front crank seal. Rear axle seal leaking 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2013 - Sep 2015
Aug 2013

99180 mi

C $650
Passenger window regulator failed and was replaced. Driver's side exhaust manifold leak. Broken bolt was cause - very common problem. Manifold removed and bold drilled out and replaced. 
Sep 2015

117180 mi
The blend doors won't open on the driver's side, meaning that all winter I get cold air blowing on me and the only way to keep the cabin warm is to blast the heat out of the passenger's side. Online reading suggests a 100% failure rate! 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

124000 mi

US $125
Wires in the passenger door were broken, common problem. Drivers door had the same problem a year ago. Seems to be insufficient slack in wires to handle the door movement and they're brittle, too. Wires were reconnected and soldered. 
Sep 2015

127000 mi

US $50
Transfer case seal was leaking. New seal installed. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Iowa, United States
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
Apr 2014

132000 mi

US $180
Broken A/C hose replaced. A/C recharged. 
Aug 2014

136000 mi

US $2700
Blown head gasket which caused 4 fouled plugsand injectors. Cracked head. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2014
Jan 2014

250000 mi

US $78
Heater motor did not work at all. Water leaking into front passenger foot area. The Jeep has been taken off the road for complete rebuild of the engine and drive train. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2012
Nov 2011

204300 mi

US $300
Replaced brake pads and rotors at all four wheels. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Jun 2011 - Oct 2015
Jun 2012

89000 mi

US $55
The drivers door check was worn, simple 4 bolt replacement I did in my garage with very basic tools 
Nov 2012

94500 mi

US $150
One tie rod end needed to be replaced. I decided to also do the other end, and replace the steering stabilizer while I was at it. 
Jan 2013

95700 mi

US $500
An exhaust manifold bolt snapped off at the head. Common problem due to expansion and contraction. The manifold had to be removed, new gasket and bolts installed. 
Apr 2014

108500 mi

US $150
Rear upper control arm bushings were shot. Replaced myself along with an entire new arm and upper ball joint. 
Feb 2015

116300 mi

US $300
New passenger's front ball joints (both upper and lower) installed. 
May 2015

119000 mi

US $750
Slow leak at bottom of timing chain cover, gasket replaced. Engine oil and coolant flush done as regular service at the same time. Replaced water pump as preventative maintenance. Transfer case rear output seal was weeping and needed to be replaced 
Oct 2015

125000 mi

US $700
Rear differential pinon seal and axle seals starting to weep. All seals replaced, new e-brake hardware and pads installed at that time. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Nov 2010 - May 2011
Oct 2010

73000 mi

US $600
Power steering pump failed. Shop in Baker, CA. replaced it with after market unit. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

80000 mi

US $300
rear brake rotors/pads 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2016
Feb 2013

101000 mi

US $1188
Car was drifting to right. Taken in for an oil change service and steering alignment; shop pointed out the front end lower & upper ball joints were shot. Both sets of ball joints and pitman arm tie rod were replaced. 
Aug 2013

103300 mi

US $55
Jeep would go into 'limp' mode as increased RPMs would not move car. CEL was on & key code diagnostics were P0700 generic code for transmission. Replaced front TPS and issue cleared. 
Mar 2015

114000 mi

US $10
Ground wire had broken in driver door wiring harness; symptoms were no power locks/windows/mirrors and interior auto-dim lights would stay on even when doors were locked. Repaired wire with extra length higher gauge wire & butt connectors. 
Jun 2015

115000 mi

US $73
R/Front power window went down but would not rise up to close; took door panel off & found cheap, poorly engineered plastic anchor point for cable had broken off; ordered replacement OEM window regulator from a salvage yard and R&R'ed 
Aug 2015

116300 mi

US $70
JY acquired R/Front window regulator broke after less than 45 days. Replaced with a new Doorman OEM replacement w/lifetime warranty. 
Feb 2016

120000 mi

US $300
Slight harsh shifting was felt thru-out the range, reverse lights were NOT working and troubleshooting using a power probe IAW the wiring diagram tested the circuit GTG. R/R of TRS solenoid pack in tranny corrected all issues. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

135000 mi

US $1200
sway bar broken, tie rod broken, a/c leaking freon 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Mar 2013
Jan 2013

38300 mi
Blower clogged with debris because no cabin air filter/cleaner assy. was installed by the factory. Required disassembly, clean out and installation of the filter kit. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
- Apr 2007
Dec 2006

28000 mi
Noise in steering column 
Jan 2007

29000 mi
Noise in steering column again. 
Mar 2007

30000 mi
Replace steering column 
Apr 2007

31000 mi
Replace steering gearbox. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Florida, United States
Jun 2008 - Jun 2016
Sep 2008

33000 mi
Replaced front wheel drive axle assembly 
Jan 2014

52300 mi

US $30
Oil pressure sending unit failed. Repaired myself with MOPAR OEM replacement, $30 
Sep 2014

54000 mi

US $755
Door locks and windows did not work. Key entry and alld doors would not function. 
Nov 2014

54700 mi

US $34
Replaced arced right rear tailight assembly 
Feb 2015

56500 mi

US $140
Radiator leaking, apparently hit by stone or road debris,replaced radiator and hoses 
Mar 2016

65000 mi

US $501
Right rear brake caliper locked up. Replaced caliper, rotor and pads 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

125000 mi

US $800
rocker arm fell off 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Nova Scotia, Canada
Apr 2014 - Aug 2014
Apr 2014

88660 mi

C $800
Replaced both rear axle bearings and seals 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Wyoming, United States
Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015

106000 mi

US $120
Getting an engine code p0750. Mechanic was not able to diagnose, other than "malfunction with solenoid A." 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Georgia, United States
Jul 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

120000 mi
Cracked head 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Costa Rica
Dec 2013 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

74400 mi

$200
A lose conection bridge within the starter. Welded and assembled 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Sep 2013 - Feb 2016
Mar 2014

105000 mi

US $1000
no start. initially bought a new battery, but this POC has no dummy light, so I spent $150 on a not needed battery and another $250 to have a mechanic diagnose and replace the starter which is dirt cheap.  
Aug 2014

119000 mi

US $250
dealer never replaced rotors or caliper sold as is terrible service deserves a beat down 
Sep 2014

122000 mi

US $50
no heat, drain radiator still only little better have to blow heater hoses out but hard to take off 
Mar 2015

130000 mi

US $300
tried to start jeep at 4am would not turn over, battery is good 
Jul 2015

135000 mi

US $300
brown coolant no heat 
Oct 2015

148000 mi

US $600
both front rotors, both front calipers, both rear pads 
Jan 2016

154000 mi
seat came apart and heating element quit working 
Feb 2016

154000 mi
while driving on highway lost all power, also lost power steering & brakes,engine started smoking and finally battery went dead..this is a piece of shit and to the dealer at LI expo in Huntington long island his balls should rot & fall off seat upholstery and heating element never repaired 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
Aug 2013 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

102000 mi

US $100
Coolant leak from radiator. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Maryland, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
Jan 2011

114000 mi

US $975
Replaced failed emission control part 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Brazil
Jun 2011 - Jun 2016
Jul 2011

93000 mi

$2900
Transmission started to slip in 3rd gear. Also check Engine light came on with P0733 code. Complete transmission overhaul with all rotors and plates. Also found solenoid pack seal plate with a broken seal bead, cause of the clutch pack wear 
Mar 2012

106640 mi

$480
Radiator leaking. Changed radiator/upper and lower hoses/radiator cap/thermostat 
Aug 2012

114700 mi

$100
Rear upper A control arm bushings worn. Both bushings replaced. 
Apr 2015

139860 mi
Parking brake cable broke at the handle. A new cable was installed by me. 
Oct 2015

151000 mi

$30
Play in steering, caused by worn rod end. Rod end replaced. 
Nov 2015

153140 mi

$151
FUEL PUMP LOW PRESSURE. NEW FUEL PUMP MODULE INSTALLED 
Jun 2016

158100 mi

$150
Exhaust manifold bolts broken on LH manifold. New bolts and gasket installed 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2013
Jeep Grand Cherokee in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2008 - Oct 2012
Sep 2011

154000 mi

US $650
Fuel Pump started making noise at 154,000 miles. Had a local mechanic replace with an OEM part.  
Nov 2011

160000 mi

US $170
Developed noises during tight low speed turns, was getting progressively worse. Renewed fluids in transfer case and both axles. Simple fix, should have kept a closer eye on the maintenance schedules... 
Feb 2012

165000 mi

US $3050
Transmission failed, both the dealer and our favorite independent shop recommended replacing (vs trying to repair). Installed a rebuilt transmission with a 100k warranty. It's been a good vehicle, so we're not losing sleep over this repair. 
Mar 2012

167000 mi

US $350
Replaced muffler. Shop installed a value muffler but it was too loud, had them order and install an OEM muffler. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2012

120700 mi

US $140
replace spark plugs, tried to restart IAC went bad, have yet to reset IAC Valve. fixed no start issue by disconnecting battery overnight and started up. 
Sep 2012

122000 mi

US $45
blower stopped working. My Jeep has Auto temp control. I repaired the blower control by soldering wires on the bad connection. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2016
Mar 2012

115000 mi

US $50
Replaced TPS 
Sep 2012

124000 mi

US $500
replaced rear wiper motor,  broken wire in door for drivers master switch, broken wheel studs, new lugnuts,  exhaust hanger 
Jul 2013

162000 mi

US $100
Got rid of weird noise in power steering pump 
Aug 2013

164000 mi

US $1100
new rotors (all 4) pads all the way around. New left front wheel bearing. Front caliper. Shocks. 
Sep 2013

167000 mi

US $352
Replaced worn tie rod end. Previous repair was faulty and resulted in broken wheel bearing and need to replace CV axle 
Nov 2013

170300 mi

US $535
new power steering pump and lines 
Feb 2014

174000 mi

US $200
Replaced ANOTHER right front wheel bearing. 
Jun 2014

185000 mi

US $135
replaced ball joints 
Nov 2014

190700 mi
replaced broken wires in left rear door boot. 
Nov 2015

199300 mi

US $400
Radiator pooped out and contaminated trans fluid. Replaced rad and flushed trans (36 quarts!). Still bad trans fluid 
Feb 2016

203300 mi

US $200
Replaced all TREs. 
May 2016

216000 mi

US $1038
Installed a used tranny 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

78000 mi

US $100
Cable was corroded and unable to stay connected. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2016
Nov 2014

153000 mi

US $75
Replace pads and turn rotors front and rear. 
Jun 2015

159000 mi

US $55
Replaced power window motor 
Aug 2015

160500 mi

US $26
replaced broken glove box latch. parts and shipping 25.96 
Nov 2015

162300 mi
tie rod adjustment link replaced 
May 2016

165000 mi

US $75
Replaced camshaft position sensor 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2015

116000 mi

US $350
Replaced front struts. The issue with the struts has been ongoing. Since about 20k, I've been in the shop once a month ish for repairs. Regreasing, strut tower replacement, rotor replacement, cv axle replacement, cv boot replacement, etc. 
Dec 2015

121000 mi
Brakes on 3 wheels locked up after a car wash. After the car sat for a few hours (and resetting the abs circuit breaker), they started working normally and we couldn't get it to duplicate. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2016
Feb 2011

96000 mi

US $450
crack in the water pump; had it replaced power windows would not go up/down. opened wiring harness in driver's-side door. Re-soldered master wire that was broken. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Florida, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2013
Sep 2010

61000 mi

US $400
rear axle grease seals had to be replaced 
Dec 2011

62000 mi

US $450
rear axle seals - both 
Jan 2012

62300 mi

US $64000
driver door window regulator broke, replaced 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
Nov 2011

249000 mi

US $2000
No reverse. Installed rebuilt transmission. 
Apr 2012

270000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaking water pump and serpentine belt. 
Jul 2012

278000 mi
Engine knock. 
May 2014

285000 mi

US $1250
Replaced worn out CV joint. 
Nov 2014

293000 mi

US $460
Leaking water pump. Replaced. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Nov 2012
Apr 2011

82000 mi

US $500
Rust through, driver side between rear door and wheel well opening and into area where door covers when closed. Rust showed itself about 8 months after rust through warranty ended. Cut out and replaced rusted metal & repainted. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Oklahoma, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

185000 mi

US $500
electrical short in the fuel system...bare wires replaced, spark plugs and harness assembly replaced 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

171300 mi

US $385
Ignition coil needed to be replaced, started misfiring after 11 years 
Aug 2015

172700 mi

US $600
Starter sensor was crank but no start. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Hampshire, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2016
May 2009

55000 mi

US $1550
Front and rear brakes, front calipers, LF caliper was sticking with destroyed the front brakes. Rear brakes past wear point. 
May 2010

79000 mi

US $310
State inspection, replace one rear wheel ABS encoder, change diff fluids. 
Nov 2010

89000 mi

US $750
Brake caliper seized on left front during ride home. Shop replaced calipers, rotors and pads on front. I had to return a week after having the brakes replaced. I lost half the braking capability on the highway. Left front caliper leaking. The garage stated it was a defective caliper and replaced it no charge. 
Sep 2012

106000 mi

US $20
Left front brake sticking. Mechanic inspected and greased pivot points. Problem is now intermittent. 
May 2013

110000 mi

US $1100
Replaced coil packs and plugs because of engine codes being thrown. Brake calipers freezing up 
Jul 2013

112000 mi

US $32
Still getting P0122/P0123 errors. I replaced the throttle position sensor and repaired the problem. 
Jul 2015

123300 mi

US $180
Frozen right front caliper 
Jun 2016

126000 mi

US $1000
Rust repair of rear of rocker panel below rear doors. Needed to pass state inspection. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

118300 mi

US $4
check engine light kept coming on jeep would not pass inspection, replaced all 5 sensors . jeep passed inspection check engine came back on. Still on 
Dec 2015

148000 mi

US $426
needed new fuel filter and check engine light will not go off. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Oregon, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

113000 mi
The condenser drain became plugged, causing the interior HVAC unit to become full of water spilling into the cabin. The drain was cleared. plugged again approx. 1 month later. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
May 2012 - Jan 2016
Nov 2012

96700 mi

US $1100
Rear axle seals failed and leaked oil on brakes causing failure of NY safety inspection. 
Jul 2013

111500 mi

US $400
All tie rod ends had to be replaced to pass Maryland inspection Left front shock absorber leaking. Replaced all 4 with Bilsteins. 
Sep 2014

130000 mi

US $200
Battery terminals were so corroded that it would no longer start without a jump. Terminals were replaced after lots of diagnosis even though I told them the problem going in. Very expensive and would recommend replacing terminals yourself 
Oct 2014

131300 mi

US $165
Radiator fins corroded and started to leak from pinhole leaks along top row of radiator. Replaced radiator, thermostat, and hoses 
Dec 2014

134000 mi

US $160
Both front brake caliper slides had frozen. Rotors got warped and pads worn very unevenly. Replace pads, rotors, and cleaned and greased slides. 
Oct 2015

146000 mi

US $15
Battery cables ends had corroded too far to make a good connection. Replaced cable ends with upgraded military style ends and heat shrink to keep the moisture out 
Dec 2015

148000 mi

US $250
Rear control arm bushings had worn to the point that the rear of the Jeep would sway back and forth while driving. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2012
Nov 2009

138700 mi
Re-weld the driver's seat frame, made from soda cans and cracks on the bolt holes. 
Dec 2009

140000 mi

US $950
Replaced entire exhaust due to a clogged catalytic converter, $750 for the part. Replaced all four O2 sensors at the same time, $200 for parts. Re-weld the driver's seat frame, second time, different bolt. 
Jan 2010

141700 mi
Re-weld the driver's seat frame, third time. This time also reinforced the fourth bolt, as saw a pattern developing. Very common problem that should be fixed by Chrysler. 
Feb 2010

143300 mi

US $250
Radiator and thermostat after radiator sprung a hole. 
Jun 2010

150000 mi

US $1330
burning oil smell and engine started to smoke, oil was spraying on exhaust manifold. Had to have rear main seals changed and oil pan changed due to rust. Also had leaky transmission oil pan, had to have the gasket replaced. 
Jun 2011

173000 mi

US $1200
rear end howling, had all bearings and seals replaced including axle seals and pinon bearing seal. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2010 - May 2016
Mar 2010

74000 mi

US $154
All power options inoperable - Interior light stays on unless in off posiiton. The wiring harness that snakes into the driver's door was damaged - dealer repaired with used wire harness. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in British Columbia, Canada
May 2008 - Dec 2011
May 2011

91940 mi

C $850
brakes overhauled- new pads, rotors, calipers 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Aug 2011

74000 mi
Rear wiper, cargo light, rear glass release did not work. Passenger interior lights did not work. Located corroded factory splice in harness. repaired splice. This fixed all except rear wiper. Motor now has correct power, does not run. 
Dec 2012

91000 mi

US $175
Dead Ujoint in center shaft 
Dec 2013

103000 mi

US $500
Worn tie rod ends replaced 
Aug 2014

112000 mi

US $800
radiator leak. replace radiator, thermostat housing, thermostat, temp sensor 
Jan 2015

117300 mi

US $1857
sway bar link mount LF weld rear top diff control arm bushing replace brake lines 
Dec 2015

126000 mi

US $800
Drag link worn 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

82000 mi

US $150
Replaced idler pulley 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

94000 mi

US $185
Radiator leak. Replaced radiator, upper and lower hoses, thermostate, radiator cap and belt. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008
Aug 2008

79000 mi

US $265
Front axle seals, differential seals. Water pump were leaking. 

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