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Jeep Patriot Electrical Problems

374 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Patriot. 43 of these members (11.5%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 67 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.

Percentage of Jeep Patriot repairs by problem area

Chart based on 433 repairs.

Jeep Patriot electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 34 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Jeep Patriot repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

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   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   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   Would not start, replaced module. 

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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   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   Try to fix satellite radio, sound out of one side only 
4340   Ordered again. 
5580   Fixed radio (after five repair trips) 

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