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2008 Jeep Patriot Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

119 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Jeep Patriot. 24 of these members (20.2%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 15 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2008 Jeep Patriots--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Jeep Patriot problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Jeep Patriot problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 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 2008 Jeep Patriot repairs by problem area

10% of the 2008 Jeep Patriot repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 35% to the suspension, 17% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 143 repairs.

2008 Jeep Patriot transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Jeep Patriot transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 50% cost less than $100, 33% between $100 and $499, 8% between $500 and $999, and 8% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 12 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Arkansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 0    
36000 0 Grinding noise in drive train when driving at crawl speeds (as in a parking lot) when speeding up/slowing. Dealer "tightened a heat shield" which they said solved the problem, but it made no difference. Still have "lifetime" warranty so we'll see. 
92000  

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 10000    
41000 0 transmisson failure - replaced with new transmission 
66000 0 transimission failure - replace 
 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Patriot in Vermont, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 2000    
15000 0 5 speed manual transmission had a bad synchro. There was a service bulletin on it. The local dealer did an excellent job and only took two days repairing. 
56000  
Jeep Patriot in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
4340 0 Changed transmission synchronizator. 
86180  

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 52000    
123700 2300 Rear axle seals leaking 
 
Jeep Patriot in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 6000    
8000 0 3rd gear was grinding 
10000 0 Replace transmission. 
 
Jeep Patriot in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 0    
33480 0 Could not shift from 3rd to 4th gear. Common problem with syncros. 
34300 0 Manual transmission. Gear clash/grind, followed by 5th gear popping out. Transmission replacement pending. Took two weeks for repair. Manual Transmission issues common. Entire transmission replaced. 
60760  
Jeep Patriot in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 20000    
27000 0 defective part in transmission, transmission replaced under warranty 
31000 0 transmission oil leak repaired 
50000  

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 20460    
48340 0 Transmission developed a whining noise. Dealer replaced transmission under 5 year powertrain warranty. 
 

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