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2008 Jeep Patriot Transmission Problems

124 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Jeep Patriot. 13 of these members (10.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 19 transmission repairs to 2008 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 2008 Jeep Patriot problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2008 Jeep Patriot repairs by problem area

Chart based on 174 repairs.

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   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   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   Could not shift from 3rd to 4th gear. Common problem with syncros. 
34300   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   defective part in transmission, transmission replaced under warranty 
31000   transmission oil leak repaired 
8200   3rd gear was grinding 
10000   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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