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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%)

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (26%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (53%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

127000 mi

US $50
Transfer case seal was leaking. New seal installed. 
149000 mi

US $100
Rear axle seal leaking 
119000 mi

US $750
Transfer case rear output seal was weeping and needed to be replaced 
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. 
70000 mi

US $190
Rear output shaft seal leaking. Replaced seal. 
95000 mi

US $1000
transfer case leaks. replaced tailshaft seal, bushing and rear assembly gasket. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

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. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

88660 mi

C $800
Replaced both rear axle bearings and seals 
106000 mi

US $120
Getting an engine code p0750. Mechanic was not able to diagnose, other than "malfunction with solenoid A." 
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... 
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. 
33000 mi Replaced front wheel drive axle assembly 
216000 mi

US $1038
Installed a used tranny 
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 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

61000 mi

US $400
rear axle grease seals had to be replaced 
62000 mi

US $450
rear axle seals - both 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

249000 mi

US $2000
No reverse. Installed rebuilt transmission. 
285000 mi

US $1250
Replaced worn out CV joint. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

96700 mi

US $1100
Rear axle seals failed and leaked oil on brakes causing failure of NY safety inspection. 
173000 mi

US $1200
rear end howling, had all bearings and seals replaced including axle seals and pinon bearing seal. 
91000 mi

US $175
Dead Ujoint in center shaft 
79000 mi

US $265
Front axle seals, differential seals. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Problems

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