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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (19%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 237 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 56 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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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Jeep Grand Cherokee in South Dakota, United States
Jan 2014 - Aug 2016
Dec 2014

127000 mi

US $450
Replaced pads, rotors, and one caliper due to corrosion. Also replaced all drive train fluids. 
Jul 2016

145000 mi

US $115
Throttle position sensor 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Aug 2014 - Jul 2015
Dec 2014

106000 mi

US $215
leaking rear pinion seal replaced. Dealership couldn't find cause for vibration at 40 mph and transmission slippage at cold temperatures though. 
Feb 2015

108000 mi

US $160
The adjustable pedal switch failed and the left turn indicator switch failed. Repaired with a new pedal/seat switch board and new turn signal stalk. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2013
Mar 2008

12268 mi

US $100
Modual flash 
Apr 2008

12400 mi

US $20
Another Tire....Note there will be 17 more before it is done Goodyear Fortera Worst tire ever 
Jul 2008

18977 mi

US $100
Two this time Goodyears suck. NAV Disk Tire Driver Window broken. 
Aug 2008

22868 mi

US $500
tire, goodyear again...../ 4WD FDC Controller Flash Rear Diff Leak Tire 
Oct 2008

23000 mi

US $220
Tire 
Nov 2008

28000 mi

US $440
2 more tires 
Jan 2009

33533 mi

US $600
Tire Park Assist Replaced Tire Replaced Tire Sensor replaced 
Feb 2009

32642 mi

US $220
Tire 
Mar 2009

40645 mi

US $220
Tire Tire.... Dealer is just about ready to by me tires. Will be Michelins.... 
May 2009

44606 mi

US $600
Drive Shaft leaking Airbag Light Front Drive boot Brakes rattle Skid Plate loose, bolt missing 4th time. Tire 2nd visit. see NTSB web site common problem. Also Front shock a tire 
Oct 2009

50000 mi

US $500
Note all lights on Dah going off. If not a diesel engine would stall. See NTSB web site again. 
Apr 2010

62758 mi

US $1200
Dash light Flicker Replace Headlight Assemby C-S Cel, ESQ, BCS and Traction Control Replaced FDCM Module 
Jun 2010

70000 mi

US $150
short in system causing the lights to shut off and engine to restart. 
Aug 2010

73559 mi

US $1200
Loss of Communication ESM Module Replaced Skid Plate loose, bolt missing 5th time. Read Diff Leaking 
Apr 2011

86000 mi

US $300
4wd light on in cluster. Harness in front diff. is bad. Replaced. Other Electrical problems could not be duplicated. 
Jul 2011

96000 mi

US $156
23 point inspection. Opened RO to replace module. 
Nov 2011

104000 mi

US $1660
Swirl valve failed. Common problem with this car read forums. 
Feb 2012

110000 mi

US $500
Failed alternator due to bad location and oil from Dealer when oil change was performed 
Apr 2012

114000 mi
Oil in coolant appears to be Oil Cooler Failure. 
Aug 2012

118000 mi

US $450
Starter Bad Overheats. Dealer say hydrolocked with bad head gasket could not start. It starts for me over heats and pressure builds in cooling system. Believe it is a failed EGR cooler similar to NAVSTAR 6.0L Diesel Ford issues. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2011
May 2010

5000 mi
after 6 month storage oil on floor 5000 miles. Jeep dealer diagnosed as main rear seal, that relaced. 3 weeks 375 miles later oil again on floor Jeep dealer found oil in coolant expansion tank. What is wrong? 
Jun 2010

5000 mi
Oil on floor underneath car and on top of engine a 3.0 Diesel, back 3 weeks later for same problem same problem, oil on floor, apparently first fix not correct. now blaming a crack in what I think they say in fitting oil cooler. at this time 21 days in shop still not repaired. meet with Chrysler Rep today at dealer 
Sep 2010

7000 mi
trip to dealer was to flush cooling system for 2nd time. Will do one more time,install new overflow/expansion tank and themostat after driving about 1,000 miles. 
Oct 2010

7000 mi
still leaking oil under engine 
May 2011

7500 mi
Leaking oil. Diagnosis was a leaking rear main seal, second to be replaced. This date May 30 car is still in shop. Pan gasket has been on borkorder for who knows how long? Guess I am easy to get along with. 
Aug 2011

11000 mi
On Aug 15, the car engine shut off exiting an interstate, Car towed to Monken chrylser. Today Aug 16 received a call from writer, that a crankshaft sensor had been ordered, oil leak still there. Repaired after a week. 
Sep 2011

11000 mi
I told dealer I did not want the car anymore. Mercedes Diesel is a disaster. Unloaded all personal stuff, gave both sets of keys to dealer. Trying to work out a swap for new car. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2015
Mar 2010

48000 mi

US $1000
CEL indicated a tranny problem. It was the shift bezel which is the "box" in which the shifter moves from P,R,N,D,D1 etc.  
Apr 2010

48000 mi

US $450
a 2nd glow plug went w/i 48 hours of the 1st one going out.  Glow plug replacement on the 3.0 diesel M-B engine 
Jul 2010

53000 mi
A/C stopped working in PHX AZ.Seems to be related to underhood/heat sink temp as this problem only occures when outside temp is 100+. Happened 2x. Dlr (a good dlr) checked all connections and leak dye test to spot leaks =ntf.  
Aug 2011

76000 mi

US $400
CEL indicated glow plug problem...3rd one replaced on the MB 3.0 Diesel 
Nov 2011

83000 mi

US $40
Front transfer case drive shaft and bushing replaced. This is a weak point of the WK series GC's. $40 to overnight the part. 
Jan 2013

103000 mi

US $100
Transfer case threw a code. Needed some R&R on internal components. 
Oct 2013

111000 mi

US $1100
transfer case motor 
Mar 2015

128000 mi

US $600
Power steering hose...engine is the Mercedes 3.0 diesel...parts expensive as hell. BUT. Engine runs flawlessly. No issues with quality of fuel as I understand new jeep diesel is experiencing...just an FYI not related to issue. 
Oct 2015

136000 mi

US $350
Replaced All 6 glow plugs 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Poland
Jun 2011 - Mar 2014
Sep 2011

40920 mi
Horn not working properly 
Nov 2011

41520 mi

$750
Bearing in rear differential were replaced 
May 2012

44200 mi

$2000
Changing the fuel tank 
Jul 2013

55580 mi

$900
new dampers and pin crossover 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2016
Nov 2013

68500 mi

US $1000
There is a brake caliper holding bracket that is specific to the diesel Grand Cherokee. My car was in for a routine pads and rotors brake job, but the bracket required replacement also, and was on back order from Chrysler. 
Jun 2014

77000 mi

US $150
Glow plug module failed, possible failure of one or more glow plugs also. Covered under Chrysler CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. 
Sep 2014

83000 mi

US $150
One rear shock had failed. Both rear shocks were replaced under the CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. Drivetrain boot was torn due to wear, replaced under CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. 
Feb 2015

89700 mi

US $150
Replaced two glow plugs under warranty - symptom was that the check engine light was on. 
May 2016

98000 mi
Replaced defective glow plug under two year parts warranty. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2013
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
Nov 2011

136400 mi

C $2000
Oil drips through turbo into the intake manifold and gums it up. the swirl valve motor is at the top and seizes the motor. Sometimes can just replace the swirl valve motor and clean up the intake. Dealer will opt to replace intake, for $4000. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Oregon, United States
Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Feb 2014

122000 mi

US $350
Seat tear. Normal wear and tear. 
Apr 2014

123000 mi
Diagnosed as needing new turbo, a $6000.00 repair. Not fixing - trading while can get rid of it. Otherwise, a good car. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2007 - Jun 2014
Dec 2008

14260 mi
PCV valve plugged causing excess oil consumption on 3.0 L Diesel engine. Fault code traced to transmission controller. Dealer reprogrammed and fixed problem which occurred in extremely cold weather. 
Dec 2010

35340 mi

C $1800
Check engine light came on with message to service park assist system. Also engine would rev high (3500-4500 RPM)for a short time. Problem diagnosed by dealer, turned out to be a transmission control module. Expensive Mercedes part. 
Dec 2011

44640 mi

C $1400
Alternator required replacing 
Jun 2013

58280 mi

C $1150
Turbo impellor ?? controlling air into turbo needed to be replaced. Prior to this they cleaned the swirl valve. Glow plug module was also replaced as it was generating a fault. 
May 2014

68820 mi

C $1500
Transmission controller caused intermittent issues with driveability and vehicle would sometimes have to be put in part to clear the problem. Issue was solely electronic, not mechanical. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Washington, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2016
Jun 2010

20000 mi
CV Boot torn and leaking lubricant onto a portion of the exhaust. Ordered from MOPAR and installed at a later time Passenger Seat fore/ aft adjustment motor failed. Seat would only move along one track - other side jammed. Parts ordered and replaced the next day. 
Nov 2010

21000 mi
Audio System grounded and would not work. Repairs completed after parts recieved by dealership. 
Apr 2012

52000 mi

US $224
Bad #1 glowplug 
May 2013

67300 mi

US $642
CEL indicated #1 glow plug fault, even after multiple replacements. Fault originated from glow plug module causing 3 other glow plugs to fail, Replaced module and all plugs. No fault recurrence noted. 
Jul 2015

99000 mi

US $525
Bad turbo vane actuator 
Sep 2015

101000 mi

US $670
Intake manifold swirl motor failed. Removed and replaced with new actuator assembly. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

420-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Missouri, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
Jan 2012

45000 mi

US $20
Replaced the hood strut support. 
Mar 2013

51000 mi

US $45
Radiator cap leaking. Replaced with new cap. 
Mar 2014

53000 mi

US $20
Coolant leaking from defective radiator cap. New radiator cap installed, and coolant topped up. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2011 - Oct 2012
Apr 2012

52900 mi

C $5000
broken ringland; required engine rebuild 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arizona, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2016
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $700
Brakes wore out. Normal wear and tear. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
- Oct 2006
Oct 2006

400 mi
Eighty percent of the vehicle had to be repainted due to low quality DCX factory paint job. Fisheyes, runs, bubbles, and paint over grit and dirt. It took over a month to receive authorization to have the work done from DCX, and then the car was in the bo 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2009

22500 mi
Front differential breather valve was weeping diffferential fluid. Dealer placed some sort of collector valve inline with the hose, problem solved. 
Jul 2009

26000 mi
New Transmission Control Module 
Oct 2009

27000 mi
Sunroof did not close all the way (about 2mm shy) dealer flashed the sun roof module and it was fixed 
Nov 2009

29500 mi
New Transmission Control Module; new Electronic Shifting Module; new fuel pump 
Mar 2010

34000 mi

US $580
F and R rotors had severe wear marks and were out of spec. Noticable grooves, pads still had plenty of meat left. Problem is recognised by Chrysler but I was outside the 10k warranty for that problem. 
May 2010

37000 mi
Clunk/thud in driveshaft to transfer case. When shifting from R to D. Also present when downshifting in auto, also present when driving at ~2mph and light touch of gas as drivetrain engages. same as previous same thing again, no positive outcome 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
May 2012 - Dec 2015
Dec 2014

78000 mi

US $200
Cat converter was replaced under fed emissions warranteernRear pinion seal was replaced. Recall for 4x4 system performed 
Jun 2015

83000 mi
Due to the n23 recall issues I again lost 4x4 low function and the dealer had to reflash the 4x4 module. 
Dec 2015

89000 mi

US $550
I had to get the front differential bushings replaced 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2009
Mar 2008

13000 mi
Driver and passenger window express up/down feature malfunctioned causing the window to go down and then go back up partially. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2010 - Jun 2016
Dec 2010

40300 mi

C $500
switch on passenger door lock/unlock not working 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
Apr 2013

US $100
Radio/CD-Disc Player/Navigation Unit: NO 'AM', Display Screen & B/U Camera Display all 'scrambled'. (NEEDED TO 'ORDER' CAUSING 2nd Day) Front Shock Units BAD, and Right Control Arm Broken. ALL COVERED BY MOPAR EXTENDED WARRANTY. 
Aug 2013 Safety Recall, 'N23'/NHTSA 13V-175 . . . REPROGRAM FINAL DRIVE CONTROLLER MODULE 
Jan 2016

93000 mi

US $668
Visual DISCOVERY:R&R Upp/Lower Radiator hoses;R&R serpentine belt;drain/flush/fill radiator (60% mix, ZerexG-05).Had 'fluids' looked at: Performed Diff. Service x 2;Transfer Case Drain/Refill;Trans Fluid flush & refill.No burnt fluids, NOW!! 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

5000 mi
Drivers side window doesn't roll up correctly Tire pressure monitoring system was constantly requesting service. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2011
Aug 2009

20000 mi
Auto window driver's, stopped and reversed mid way. TSB applied resulting window sensors replacement. Service TPMS alarm comes on at speed. Dealer ran tests and declared problem fixed. Problem remains and Jeep will return to dealer. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2009
Dec 2008

16000 mi
There was a loud clicking sound at highway speeds. Turned out to be a broken brake cable clicking.  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Washington, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2016

138700 mi

US $340
Master cylinder loosing pressure. Part replaced. Problem solved 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2016
Apr 2008

22000 mi
Defective waterpump! Defective window regulators and control pod. Problem: driver's window would intermittently not go back up automatically. 
Mar 2009

37000 mi
A rubber window track "sleeve" fell out of its metal holder and prevented the window from operating. I removed the door panel, lubed and replaced rubber piece--success. This repair followed dealer recall/repair of window mechanism. 
Dec 2009

47000 mi

US $85
Engine light came on; dealer said it was due to software...one update on warranty, one I paid for. 
Jan 2010

47300 mi
Engine light came on after previous repair. This time, the dealer listened to me and checked the catalytic converter. 
May 2012

60500 mi

US $120
Replace pinion seal of rear differential. 
Oct 2013

69300 mi
Smell of gasoline while driving. Dealer could not recreate the conditions. 
Dec 2013

70000 mi

US $51
Replaced hood lift strut and rear hatch lift struts (not the glass lift struts) 
Jun 2015

77000 mi

US $947
4WD shift motor had filled with oil. 
Dec 2015

79000 mi
Replaced front pads and rotors. Replaced rear shocks. 
Jan 2016

79700 mi

US $150
Replaced front struts. 
Jul 2016

82300 mi

US $60
Replaced tire pressure sensor o-rings on two wheels 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2013
Jul 2011

60000 mi
Noisy exhaust (steady tick) and intermittent miss and surging/hesitation at cruise and wide open throttle. Dealer decided partially blocked convertor. Ordered new Y-pipe for install next week. Cracked spark plug - miss on cyl #8. New Y-pipe quieted exhaust. Hesitation under load and cyl #8 miss still exist. Dealer involved Chrysler, cannot identify the problem - puzzled. TWO top engine cleans, complete tune-up, MISS STILL EXISTS. Car in shop for 4th day straight. Misfire was identified as cracked spark plug. Dealer fouled plugs with top-clean chemicals and damaged a plug on install. Dealer did complete tune-up AGAIN and problem was solved. Truck now runs excellent.  Also replaced AC mixer door gear. 
Dec 2012

90000 mi

US $350
Drivers side door lock actuator failed. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

77000 mi

US $170
Turned rear rotors and replaced pads 

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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 New Mexico, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2011
Apr 2010

23000 mi
TSB for incorrect temperature adjustment on A/C. Replaced temp. control module. 
Oct 2010

26000 mi
Leaking front strut. Replaced but caused a noise so have to go back. 
Nov 2010

27000 mi
Additional part was replaced, not noticed during original repair. 
Mar 2011

29000 mi
Leaking front strut was replaced again. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Mexico, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
Aug 2013

86500 mi
Rear end CR2013R XLE, 3:73 ratio; gears overhauled for third time. Apparently a very troublesome rear end design undersized for my 4.7 liter engine. 
Oct 2013

87000 mi

US $100
fuel system  left outer wheel bearing. 
Nov 2013

87000 mi

US $100
transfer case overhaul. 
Dec 2013

87000 mi

US $100
December 6. was out of state. Service four wheel drive system warning went on; would not go into neutral for towing. Could have been a software issue. Sold vehicle. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2013 - Nov 2014
Oct 2013

67300 mi

US $98
Started with Traction Control light flashing, then it slowed vehicle felt like brakes were on, gave it more gas and got no speed increase, pressed on the brake and then it seemed to surge and speed up on its own. This was unexpected acceleration &could ha 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2007 - Sep 2016
Feb 2008

6000 mi
Drivers side electric window automatic UP not working properly (noticed it since new Nov 07, at 2nd oil change dealership found a TSB to fix but had to order parts). 
Mar 2008

6300 mi
Power window regulator not reliable in auto-up mode. Warranty replacement with Tech Svc Bulletin describing fix from Jeep. 
Aug 2010

33000 mi
Light bulb(s) out on Heater control knob at May oil change. Had to replace entire panel just to get new bulb(s). Good news-warranty covered it. Bad news-what a dumb design. 2 mons earlier in late June, one night tranny was "stuck" in 4th gear. Ran ok except obviously slow to take off from stop. After 5 min stop, ran normal and had since then. No codes present, reflash tranny, does drive diff now, hope fixed! 
Nov 2010

35700 mi
Driver seat heater weak/slow to warm up (noticed on LAST day of full warranty!). Only 2nd problem in 3 years, very good quality overall. 
Feb 2012

54000 mi

US $200
The Laredo model leather seats are surface cracking (a quality problem, read "the forums"). I repaired the first myself on freq used driver seat but noticing other hairline cracks. Trying a leather conditioner. Seeing some on steering wheel. 
Oct 2012

58000 mi

US $400
Noticed very slight oil leak lower front of engine behind serpentine belt pulley. Seal replaced. Had Chrysler ext warr/service contract that covered repair so was $0 vs over 400. 
Jul 2013

62700 mi

US $190
Battery to starter cable assembly frayed at starter connection (one of few cables -not- covered by extended warranty?!?). 
Dec 2013

66000 mi

US $100
Check engine light, O2 exhaust sensor replaced but covered under $100 ded 7/70 svc contract. 
Jan 2014

66500 mi

US $300
Transmission coolant lines leaking. No easy way to reach them so to ensure Chrysler will honor the lifetime engine/tranny warranty paid dealer to replace vs independent shop simpler fix. NOT covered by service contract since a "hose", hmmm. 
Oct 2014

69700 mi

US $125
Leather seats are VINYL! We paid for leather and repair shop shows us Daimler Chrysler used vinyl; dvr seat left side cracking, and repair info proves Chrysler lied and used vinyl on seat surface! 
Nov 2015

76700 mi
Ignition switch recall. Had been easy to turn off while driving, especially for long-legged drivers like me. Had happened twice to us. 
May 2016

78000 mi
The seal in the rear differential where the driveshaft and ujoint go through was leaking fluid. Luckily this was caught based on leakage on a recently cleaned garage floor and was covered by the Chrysler lifetime engine/trans/drivetrain warr 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Jul 2015

129000 mi
Safety recall on 4wd software component allowing it to engage when switch is activated. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2013
Dec 2010

70000 mi
Water leak from passengers 'post'. Dealer's "leak fixer" said it was a common problem with Cherokees. Fixed in 15 minutes. Not exactly sure what was done. 
Jun 2013

111000 mi

US $100
Hard shifting, weird downshifting, weird idling. Turned out to be Throttle Position Sensor 
Oct 2013

126700 mi

US $278
Starter repaired. Turned key, lights work, no start. 
Dec 2013

130000 mi

US $350
Needed front brakes 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Colorado, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
Nov 2007

1200 mi
Both Window Regulators replaced due to auto up failure. 
Sep 2009

4000 mi
Had TCM flash for TSB. Between 30-40 MPH car feels like being tugged from behind. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Maryland, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

124000 mi

US $80
The rear tail-light (passenger side) stopped working. It was not a simple lightbulb change. The light assembly crakced and water corroded the electrical connections at the bulb. Replaced the light assembly and cleaned up the contacts. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Georgia, United States
May 2015 - Sep 2016
Aug 2015

81000 mi

US $300
The 'Maintenance Needed' (check engine) light came on and did not go off after several driving cycles. Diagnostics confirmed a defective sensor causing the faulty trouble code. 
Feb 2016

91300 mi

US $472
ABS Control Module failed, had to be replaced. 
Jun 2016

97000 mi

US $237
Alternator failed @ 96k miles 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Florida, United States
- Sep 2009
Nov 2007

5594 mi
PRND lit up all at once. Will not go over 30 mph. Dealer showed electronic shifter failure and replaced shifter. 
Mar 2008

17857 mi
(4/4/08) Shifter will barely go into reverse, shifter binding. Shifter replaced (again.) Accelerator req high effort. No reasons found for this. Clicking noise in r/f wheel. Inner fender rattle. 
Aug 2008

27836 mi
(8/7/08) Inconsistent shifting reported to dealer. Pre-Hearing inspection for Lemon Law Arbitration with Chrysler. No error codes found. 
Nov 2008

34432 mi
PRND lit up again. Will not go over 30 mph. Complete front control module has internal defect. Star case #44795 (?) NO FAIL CODES shown. Dealer said nothing was wrong with it until I showed them a pic of all gears engaged at once. 
Jan 2009

36604 mi
Windows get stuck intermittently, will not roll down or will but then roll down half way then back up. Replaced regulator. This did not correct the problem. 
May 2009

45942 mi

US $327
Check Engine Light. has engine miss, multi-cylindar misfire, de carbon/clean fuel induction system. Cleared error codes. Test drove. 
Aug 2009

52547 mi

US $107
PRND lit up again. Would not exceed 18 mph this time. "Extensive history" noted on work order. Replaced shifter again. Repaired pinched wiring under lower dash. Mechanic told me when I picked up the car "all kinds of crazy things going on with it". 
Sep 2009

53000 mi
Filed for 2nd Lemon Hearing stating original problems were never repaired. Also wrong dates entered on work orders which means the dealer's records show less days in the shop than I do. 29+ days in for repair. Diag. never showed error code on PRND issues 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2012 - Feb 2013
Jan 2013

47120 mi
CEL intermittently, harsh shift into drive when engine cold, occasional loss of drive. Replaced the electronic gear selector module for P.R.N.D. $1,525.43 Cdn cost covered by used car warranty. Very common problem with this powertrain. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
May 2012 - Mar 2016
Oct 2013

78000 mi
One of the front brakes makes odd noise at speeds below 10mph as the car slows. Several times multiple brakes make an extreme noise - bad enough to expect a real problem, but no ill effects so far. Mechanic could not recreate the problem. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2010 - Sep 2011
May 2011

66000 mi

US $100
Starter was failing, working only intermittently. Possibly related to broader electrical shorting problem history. Gremlins have caused failure in several electrical components in last 4 years. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Jan 2012 - Oct 2014
Feb 2013

83500 mi
Replaced shifter. Replaced tire pressure sensors. tire pressure sensors replaced again. NY STATE(DEALER) used car warranty paid for it. The Jeep made 4 trips total in February for the sensors alone and it's still not fixed.They replaced a module yesterday and the light came back on today. 
Oct 2014

97000 mi
Needed a right front wheel hub I never fixed. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Ohio, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2009
Jan 2009

45000 mi

US $250
Starter went bad and had to be replaced.  
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2016
Mar 2008

19000 mi
1. Rubbing when wheel turned at full lock. Resolved:Reposition front wheel speed sensors by connector. 2. Burning smell - dealer indicates rustproofing on exhaust is culprit. Smell disappeared by Apr08, now only noticeable after hard uphill drive, Temp 
May 2008

20326 mi
1. Front Heated seat switch sticking. Resolved:Switch replaced. 2. Auto up windows go up and come back down. Resolved: TSB 23-001-08 Replaced front window regulators and reprogrammed modules as described in bulletin. 
Aug 2008

23000 mi
Outside front window moldings bulging up, clacking noise when turning wheel with signal on. EDIT MARCH 2010: the clacking when the wheel is turned is a NORMAL issue, I have had no problems, it is noticeable on other vehicles i have driven. 
Mar 2009

27000 mi
Shifter bezel replaced. Part costs approximately $200 online with discount. Simple plastic piece. Resolved, required separate trip to get it installed - 'diagnosis' of said issue at oil change visit. 
Nov 2011

60300 mi
lights behind climate control switches work intermittently. module replaced. 
Jun 2013

86000 mi
Starter wire from ignition cylinder to starter had a short. Wire replaced. Warranty covered, but would have cost 1 hr diagnostic + $6 part. 
Dec 2014

114000 mi
Transmission cooler lines leaking, replaced and filled transmission fluid. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2008 - Oct 2016
Feb 2008

21000 mi
ABS and other stability control warning lights were on continuously. Wheel speed sensor was removed and replaced. A racheting sound was heard during full-right-lock steering. A sensor line was rerouted. 
Nov 2008

31000 mi
Replaced shift control module. 
Apr 2009

35000 mi
Dash board air vent control handles became disconnected. 
May 2009

37000 mi
Dash air vent louvers and control handles replaced 
Jan 2013

86000 mi

US $300
Water pump was leaking. Pump was replaced. 
Oct 2013

95700 mi

US $5
Code U0404 Invalid Data Received from Gear Shift Control Module; preventing proper transmission shifting. Removed & cleaned circuit card assembly with electronics cleaner spray and a pencil eraser. Replacement module would have been $700. 
Oct 2016

118000 mi

US $120
Leaking seal between driveshaft and rear differential. Seal R & R'd. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Massachusetts, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2016
Oct 2010

25000 mi

US $150
Transmission O ring leaks and loss of fluid Car would not go above 30 miles per hour. After a restart it was ok. Code identified shifter computer lost contact. 
Apr 2015

36500 mi

US $300
Therrmostat relplaced 
May 2015

37000 mi

US $1600
shift was not communicating. sometimes wouldn't crank or endue in low gear only. after replacing shifter car would not start, although diagnostic lithe showed current activation going to starter 
Jul 2016

39300 mi

US $1436
Replaced tires, rotors and pads 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Maine, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

56000 mi

US $65
dim left brake-light, blinker would not work if headights were on, bulb socket was replaced  
Jun 2011

70000 mi

US $30
bad bulb 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2015
Jan 2013

97700 mi
rear window seal leaked, shorting out liftgate latch eletronics. 
Mar 2013

103000 mi
liftgate latch shorted out due to water drippin on connector. had problem addressed but happened again. unplugged electrical connectors and am waiting for better weather to fix myself. 
Jul 2014

135700 mi

US $250
Bad wheel bearing, passenger side. Replaced both front wheel hub assemblies 
Sep 2014

139000 mi

US $500
Catastrophic failure of rear differential assy. Replaced with a used axle. 
Jun 2015

149000 mi

US $50
Oil leak from right valve cover gasket. Replaced both sides. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2013
Apr 2011

30700 mi
Terrible smell when driving on highway. Was told oil leak, gasket ordered. Went back, gasket replaced. Still had smell. Went back for week. Was told leak from engine block. 13 working days in shop because had to order part. 
Mar 2013

75000 mi

US $250
car didn't start, but battery not dead. 1 mechanic changed battery and worked after. happened again. other mechanic (now my only mechanic) found bad power harness to starter. said its a common problem in the grand cherokee 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2010 - Jan 2016
Oct 2011

37000 mi

US $10
malfunction in shift bezel ecm. Took apart and cleaned and reassembled and re installed. No more codes 
Feb 2012

43500 mi
front driveshaft Drive shaft replaced 
Nov 2013

68000 mi
Replaced front crankshaft seal 
Dec 2013

69000 mi
slight coolant leak from a hose fitting. Dealer replaced a clamp. 
Jan 2014

69500 mi

US $40
repaired leaking Transmission cooling lines. 
Mar 2014

72000 mi
Replace water pump 
May 2014

74000 mi

US $400
Leaking strut. Replaced front struts and rear shocks 
Jun 2014

75000 mi

US $400
Starter went. Jeep would not turn over. Had it towed to the dealer 
Nov 2014

80000 mi

US $20
Replaced rear pinion seal. Replaced E brake hardware. 
Dec 2015

97000 mi

US $400
replaced front brake pads,rotors and right caliper 
Jan 2016

97000 mi

US $366
Replaced inner tie rod ends 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

17000 mi
Tailgate hatch defective. Corrosion noticeable. Part ordered, on national backorder. Result of problem: sensor said "tailgate open" when actually closed. Lights stayed on; computer chime occurred. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Jeep in Ohio, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2007
Sep 2007

4000 mi
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
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

8000 mi

US $33
Rattle in roof pannel 
Jun 2008

12000 mi
Repair headliner rattle, Address check engine light. 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2013
Jul 2010

39000 mi
Purchased Jeep with 38,500 miles on it. First trip out the engine just died. Pulled to side of road, cut vehicle off, restarted and it went fine, then it decided to shut down again for no reason. Returned to Dealer! Only had it 7 days!!! 
Aug 2010

41000 mi
Problem persisted through 3 mechanics until I found the solution in the UK myself. The band around the top of the shifter breaks and falls into the assembly, where it hits against the limp module, causing the vehicle to act as if it's in neutral. 

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