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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 89 repairs.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (26%)

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Chart based on 69 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

160000 mi

US $600
replace radiator 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in California, United States
Apr 2008 - Nov 2016
Oct 2008

65035 mi

US $825
rear hatch 'buzzes and fails to operate - new hatch liftgate lock installed power steering pump and high pressure line leaking, installed new hydraulic fan, pwr steering pump, fluid, hi pressure line, and pully 
Jul 2010

83102 mi

US $299
Install new heater core & dcoors, repair/repalce missing nuts & bolts to properly remount heater box, new blend door,circulation doors install new tie rods { ES3492, 3493,3494, 3495 ] and realign front end 
Aug 2010

83681 mi

US $260
install new sway bar links and bushings 
Nov 2010

86767 mi

US $646
install new radiator & thermostat, coolant 
Jan 2011

90234 mi

US $401
driver's window regulator failed, removed and replaced 
Nov 2011

103159 mi

US $387
codes P1281- engine is cold too long -P0700 - EATX trasn DTS's present - P0725 engine speed sensor - P0320 no crank ref signal a tPCM - replaced cam and crank sensors and retest OK 
Apr 2014

130000 mi

US $600
fan resistor switch and blower motor kit parts rear brake overhaul - rotors, calipers, pads 
May 2014

130000 mi

US $950
seepage from differential caused by 'stiff' U joint- resealed diffential and replaced u joint - can runs vastly quieter and gas mileage up slightly rebuilt rear differential and install ne wU joint - stopped whine from rear end 
Jan 2015

114859 mi

US $400
pressure sensor was intermittently hold high pressure causing hard upshift from 2n d to 3rd gear for 45RFE transmission -after extensive diagnosis pressurer sensor replaced and trans runs smoother than at any time in 8 yrs car owned 
Jul 2015

150000 mi

US $450
water pump seal failed, installed new water pump & coolant 
Nov 2016

172000 mi
valves on 1 cyl failed and engine needed new engine due to damage -decided to donate car 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Florida, United States
Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
Oct 2011

137000 mi
The crankshaft sensor went out. The guy who sold me the car replaced it free. The starter was replaced, also just a sensor. The guy who sold me the car also replaced it. 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2015 - Jan 2017
Jan 2016

99700 mi

US $50
Failure of crank shaft position sensor, sensor replaced 
Aug 2016

96700 mi

US $150
failed thermostat/thermostat housing. Flushed coolant system and replaced thermostat and housing 
Nov 2016

98900 mi

US $600
Gas tank support/shield was rusted through - cost for replacement and installation 
Dec 2016

101000 mi

US $100
pedal had been becoming increasingly spongey - fluid was dirty and system was flushed. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Illinois, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2018
Aug 2015

122000 mi

US $5
Left turn signal periodically would not function. Found a hack on Youtube to disassemble and solder several connections inside the flasher module (a $65 aftermarket replacement item). About an hour to remove and solder the terminals inside 
Apr 2016

125300 mi

US $35
Heater blower fan only operated on high. Replaced the blower motor resistor. 
Jun 2016

127000 mi

US $20
Frosted headlamps from oxidation. Sanded with 400 wet, then 800 wet, then 1500 wet. Not difficult, but laborious. Then coated with Rustoleum non yellowing uv resistant clear coat. Turned out very well. 
May 2018

131000 mi

US $150
Rear pads, rotors, and left rear caliper replaced Replaced power steering pump 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Iowa, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2016
Jun 2015

153000 mi

US $265
A valve plate helping to control which gear the transmission is shifted into bent and had to be replaced. the bent valvle control plate limited the vehicle to driving in 1st and 2nd gear only. 
Oct 2016

162000 mi
Engine seized due to lack of oil. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Dec 2012
Aug 2012

178500 mi

US $1600
Transmission pumps failed. Causing rebuild to be needed. 
Oct 2012

181000 mi

US $200
Gaskets worn on hoses at compressor. Replaced and recharcged. Locking mechanism in the rear lift gate. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

151000 mi

US $2100
The a/c and heat problems require the dealer to take apart the dash for a cost of $700, just for diagnosis. The blend doors are an issue for this vehicle and were replace, along with the heater core and other components related to the a/c 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Missouri, United States
Jul 2015 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

122000 mi

US $1000
Rear end was making howling noise so I replaced it with a used rear end. Replaced springs while I was there. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
Jul 2017

175645 mi

US $360
Replaced lower rear control arms, previous arms had bushing covers rusted out. This caused steering to occasionally jerk in one direction or another while driving. Issue fixed. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Virginia, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2014
Jun 2012

135000 mi

US $900
Check Engine Light - replace O2 sensor and spark plugs and filters and oil change (Synthetic) 
Mar 2013

139000 mi

US $1200
complete failure of power steering pump battery died 
Oct 2013

147000 mi

US $500
Power steering pump died again (3rd time in less than a year) Rear Brake Light assy burned out and rear tailgate lock burned out 
Nov 2013

147300 mi

US $400
Blown wheel cylinder 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Missouri, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Dec 2011

198000 mi

US $900
dropped valve seat; replaced engine with rebuild rear axle seals leaking; replaced axle seals, bearings, and emergency brake shoes. 
Jul 2012

206000 mi

US $130
rear power window regulator failed; replaced with a new one from parts store 
Oct 2012

209700 mi

US $100
second rear window regulator broke. replaced with a new one from the parts store. 
Jul 2013

216200 mi

US $300
PCM/ECM went bad. Idle would drop so low at stoplights that the engine would die. I ordered and installed a remanufactured PCM over the internet. The engine no longer dies, but it still shows a PCM failure CEL code. 
Dec 2013

218000 mi
the replacement PCM triggers DTC P0601 for "internal memory checksum error" which prevents it from passing the emission tests. Climate control blower motor connector went bad causing intermittent failure of the heat/ac blower. Temporarily fixed by using a block of wood to shim the blower motor wiring connector so that it would make contact. 
May 2014

220300 mi

US $300
Alternator failed and needed replaces 
Jun 2014

220000 mi

US $70
MAP sensor went bad and required replacement. 
Dec 2014

222000 mi
back passenger window cable broke. 
Oct 2015

224200 mi
Rebuilt PCM/ECM went bad. Temporarily installed a spare unit until I can order another rebuilt unit. 
Dec 2017

232000 mi

US $400
New brake pads, rotors, and a few wheel studs. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Texas, United States
Jul 2014 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

151000 mi

US $600
Radiator cracked and had to be replaced. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2010 - Oct 2011
Jul 2010

113000 mi

US $100
Changed passenger side window motor/regulator 
Aug 2010

114000 mi

US $100
Drivers side window motor/regulator 
Sep 2010

118000 mi

US $300
New radiator and thermostat 
Dec 2010

120000 mi

US $1500
passenger side repainted and new side mirror due to hitting a post in winter 
Mar 2011

125000 mi

US $120
Replaced leaking rear brake caliper, and rear pads and rotors on both sides. 
Apr 2011

126000 mi

US $150
Replaced all 4 tie rod ends and steering stabilizer 
Jun 2011

128000 mi
Windshield replaced due to crack from road debris 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

181000 mi
I am not fixing this again....at 30,000 miles in 2005 under warranty we changed out a blown engine and now on Wednesday Dec 5, 2012, the engine blew again. I am selling this to another local guy that fixes Jeeps up all the time. 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arkansas, United States
Aug 2011 - Feb 2013
May 2012

196400 mi

US $417
AC condenser/cleaner line failed, required unit to be replaced. 
Sep 2012

200000 mi

US $1200
Replaced AC compressor, lines & valve. 
Oct 2012

201000 mi

US $70
Drivers rear window regulator motor failed; ordered part online, replaced. Simple. 
Jan 2013

206000 mi

US $1800
Engine had catastrophic failure; hole in side of block. Replaced engine.  Also replaced brake pads, front left driveshaft (boot torn) and hub bearing. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Arkansas, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

178300 mi
Rear axle seals 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2014 - Mar 2016
Mar 2014

96000 mi

US $1700
power steering fluid leak. had high/low pressure hoses replaced exhaust system realigned. was coming loose with lots of rattling. state inspection and oil change also 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Michigan, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

266900 mi

US $800
Complete brake job, new calipers, rotors, pads and 2 brake lines. 
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2015
May 2011

122000 mi

US $325
TWO repairs=coolant fan relay (not engine fan) stuck on=shop repair $300 incl jump+diags (needed to pull front bumper off to reach). Then torsion bar on front end rusted; shop wanted $250 but can get $25 part,self. 1st reps 3 yrs,good qual 
Jan 2012

126000 mi

US $150
New starter 
Oct 2012

131000 mi

US $100
Drivers seat frame broke at bolt locations in two spots...had to drill extra holes and put angle iron reinforcement bars under seat (new frame cost $400 on a vehicle worth not much over $4k). Car's been good otherwise. 
Nov 2012

131500 mi

US $300
Both rear differential and transaxle are leaking fluid, going to get estimates on repairs. No problems in driving yet but need to fix before fluid levels get too low. Hopefully a plug or seal. 
Sep 2013

137000 mi

US $60
Power window assembly for passenger front seat (cable snapped) 

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2000.5 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Jeep Grand Cherokee in Northern Territory, Australia
Jan 2012 - Jun 2016
Feb 2012

98140 mi
Failure of plastic lug for power window bracket. Replaced with second hand part as I have a vehicle for spares. Starter motor subjected to water immersion. Part was indicating wear prior to immersion Vehicle started over heating after radiator repair. Diagnosed as fan clutch issue. Replaced fan clutch, thermostat, housing and replaced coolant. 
Apr 2012

99700 mi

A $3500
Front diff overhaul, replaced rear seals on diff, 
Aug 2012

103200 mi

A $220
Fading rear R shock. replaced all shock absorbers with Bilsteins to suit 2.5 inch lift. Full service of vehicle and changed out 2 x oxygen sensors (federal / not Californian) 
Jul 2013

111380 mi

A $1800
Bushes worn in rear suspension and replaced with new -Addco 1" rear antisway bar -Energy greaseable bar mount bushings -IRO rear extended endlinks -rear lower control arms -rear upper control arm -rear upper control arm balljoint Replace brake cables and hand brake failed, and check brakes in general. Loud squeal that turned out to be pad clip bent and touching rotor. 
Nov 2013

113960 mi

A $330
Jeep in for wheel alignment and right side outer boot replaced due to tear. 
Dec 2014

119660 mi

A $265
Power steering system making noise. Diagnosis, flush p/steering system with recommendation to change power steering pump. Ordered. Parking brake cable snapped at handbrake lever. Replacement part ordered and replaced. 
Jan 2015

115600 mi
Replaced power steering unit. Renewed power steering fluid. 
Jun 2016

133920 mi

A $325
Dead wobbles from rightside bushes wear. Replaced A frame rubbers and sway bar rubber. Friend drove car and noticed the issues straight away. 

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