418 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Patriot. 47 of these members
(11.2%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 63 engine repairs to Jeep Patriots--an average of 0.2 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Had CVT software updated as suggested by a Chrysler TBS. Jeep really drove fine before, however, got it done before factory warranty expired. Hard to tell if it helped much, but did get a mileage bost of 1 to 2 mpg.
Engine check light came on; error code P0741. Told by shop mgr. it was false alarm, system reset. Engine light came on again after picking up vehicle. Went right back to dealer and dropped off. P0741 -Bad sensor-circuit board replaced this time. Due to this and bad repaint job service mgr. retired rather than get fired - this was the last half-ass "re
Couldn't calibrate the compass to the correct zone. Turns out it wasn't recognizing the car in park (a requirement to set the settings) unless you removed the key and reinserted it and turned on the ignition, which apparently 'reset' it. Zone is now set f
Replaced two broken motor mounts.
Engine mount was bad. Replaced.
Transmission and engine mounts
Three engine mounts replaced.
Intake manifold runner control (IMRC) replacement.
Car stalled & wouldn't stay running for more than 5 seconds on subsequest starts. No codes set. Dealer could not duplicate. Possibly related to immobilzer reader located in the steering column or the throttle body. We have to wait for it to happen again.