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2009 Jeep Patriot Problems and Repair Histories

66 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Jeep Patriot. 30 of these members (45.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 70 repairs to 2009 Jeep Patriots--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Jeep Patriot problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Jeep Patriot problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 Jeep Patriot problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2009 Jeep Patriot repairs by problem area

11% of the 2009 Jeep Patriot repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 37% to the suspension, 13% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 19% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 70 repairs.

2009 Jeep Patriot repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Jeep Patriot repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 41% between $100 and $499, 35% between $500 and $999, and 6% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 17 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 2009 Jeep Patriot problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual AWD

Jeep Patriot in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 2000    
4000 0 Creaking coming from control arm bushes 
 

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2009 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 3000    
12000 0 Water coming into vehicle through front dome light assembly after steady rain. 
19000 0 Leaks at the front dome light and passenger front pilar due to clogged water drain tube in sunroof. Dealer mechanic used compressed air at drain tube opening to clear and recommended routine cleaning of water collection tray inside sunroof. 
48000  
Jeep Patriot in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 620    
21700 0 Passenger Front Power Window not working. Cause by window motor being jammed into regulator. Ordered new window motor & regulator (not in dealer inventory)arrived next day & repaired. 
34100 0 Replace rear cargo cover, as the handle broke off. Replaced with new cargo cover, under warranty. 
68200  

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2009 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Puerto Rico
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 1000    
2000 0 WARRANTY REPAIR. I took the Patriot in because of a broken backrest adjustment lever (front passenger side). Dealer gave no hassles. Only issue was they didn't have it in my vehicle's color. Am waiting for new part to come in. Will advise. 
 
Jeep Patriot in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 19000    
19000 0 poor fuel economy, excessive vibration, stalling, shifting rough 
20000 0 Same problem, rough idle, poor fuel milage, stalling, hesitation 
24000  

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2009 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
8680 0 Noise (loud clunk) in the rear suspension at passenger side. Dealer check the suspension, everything is OK ...but the noise is still present. Replace a right rear toe link. Repair is OK 
14260  
Jeep Patriot in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 0    
0 Water leakage during rainstorm into the vehicle, through rear tailgate washer hose grommet. Well-known problem for this model. re-sealed following manufacturer directives. 
16740 200 Right side front LCA (Lower Control Arm) had to be replaced due to the ball joint was discovered as shot. In new vehicles no way to replace ball joint, so the entire LCA assembly has to be replaced. Replaced with aftermarket LCA (cheaper). 
18380 0 Entire driveshaft assembly has been replaced under powertrain warranty due to rubber boot defect. 
 
Jeep Patriot in Vermont, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 0    
0 Windshield replaced Rock cracked it on highway,The replacement is better than the original he put a raised seal on the upper part. 
6300 0 Had The oil changed and fixed the ESP(does not turn all the way off)problem per TSB.Dealer knew nothing of the TSB I had a copy computer flashed no problems. 
36000 300 Lower end ball joint. 
36000 250 Tie rods  
39000  

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2009 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Patriot in Montana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 6000    
13000 0 Boot around manual shifter developed a tear. 
 
Jeep Patriot in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 0    
5000 0 Transmission ground while going in reverse 
14000 0 Headlights/turn signal/wipers would stop functioning until battery unplugged. Multifunction switch replaced. 
17000 0 Turn signal and headlights unreliable. Replaced instrument cluster. Problem back in 1 week. found issue with connector, rebuild connected and rerouted wires 
34000  

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