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Jeep Patriot electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 43 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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2008 Jeep Patriot

Engine not specified

5000 mi Security alarm kept sounding. Could not cancel via key fob or by starting car. Car still started but alarm still sounded. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT AWD w/low range

3100 mi Burned out rt rear lamp bulb. 
20000 mi Driver side tail light burned out. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

2000 mi Driver's side window exhibited grinding noise. 
3000 mi Sunroof leaked. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

27000 mi bad wire harness 
10000 mi Would not start, replaced module. 
100000 mi

US $600
Replaced alternator 

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2007 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT AWD w/low range

6000 mi The Electronic Throttle Control ("ETC") warning light came on after driving continuously for 225 miles. No noticeable effect on driving. Shut off the engine for 5 minutes, restarted it, light did not come back on. Took it to the dealership's service depar 

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2007 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

12000 mi All brake lights were not working - a wire that was not secured properly upon assembly within the steering column has worked loose and disconnected. 

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2007 Jeep Patriot 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

22000 mi

US $10
Replaced failing/weak horn with more powerful air horns. 
23000 mi Defective 6x9 speakers Window motor. 

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2007 Jeep Patriot 4-door

4-cylinder CVT AWD

1860 mi Satellite radio did not work properly. No sound out of right speakers. Replaced radio which did not fix problem. 
3720 mi Try to fix satellite radio, sound out of one side only 
4340 mi Ordered again. 
5580 mi Fixed radio (after five repair trips) 

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Jeep Patriot Electrical Problems

421 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Patriot. 52 of these members (12.4%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 80 electrical repairs to Jeep Patriots--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Jeep Patriot problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.