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2008 Jeep Patriot transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 14 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

80000 mi

US $890
one day would start but couldn't move shifter,dashboard out,door locks out,wind wipers out,they they said it was the PDU or the fuse box module. Have to take back to fix it war. company said will not cover 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

36000 mi 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. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

41000 mi transmisson failure - replaced with new transmission 
66000 mi transimission failure - replace 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

15000 mi 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. 
4340 mi Changed transmission synchronizator. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

123700 mi

US $2300
Rear axle seals leaking 
33480 mi Could not shift from 3rd to 4th gear. Common problem with syncros. 
34300 mi 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. 
27000 mi defective part in transmission, transmission replaced under warranty 
31000 mi transmission oil leak repaired 
8200 mi 3rd gear was grinding 
10000 mi Replace transmission. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

48340 mi Transmission developed a whining noise. Dealer replaced transmission under 5 year powertrain warranty. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot Transmission Problems

129 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Jeep Patriot. 12 of these members (9.3%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 18 transmission repairs to 2008 Jeep Patriots--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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