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2008 Jeep Patriot repairs by problem area

Engine (11%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (35%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 198 repairs.
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2008 Jeep Patriot repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (49%)

Chart based on 148 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

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual AWD

Jeep Patriot in Great Britain
May 2009 - Dec 2010
Jul 2010

47000 mi
water coming in thru rear roof light 
Aug 2010

50000 mi
Continuing problem with leak. Headliner has been removed so that I can find the place myself where the water is coming in. I've had the headliner removed and I'm trying to locate the source of the leak myself 
Nov 2010

51000 mi
Car has been back four times for this problem. Still not solved. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot

Engine not specified

Jeep Patriot in Botswana
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
May 2012

71260 mi
ENGINE LIGHT NEVER SWITCHES OFF 
Jeep Patriot in Great Britain
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

5000 mi
Security alarm kept sounding. Could not cancel via key fob or by starting car. Car still started but alarm still sounded. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Arizona, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

28000 mi
Lower control arm need to be replaced. Ordered parts. Reflashed to fix incorrectly functioning "ESP OFF" switch. 
Mar 2010

30000 mi
Replaced lower control arm and misc parts. 
Oct 2010

38300 mi

US $100
Front ball joints on lower control arms. 
Jeep Patriot in Indiana, United States
Sep 2007 - May 2009
Apr 2008

6000 mi
Major water (rain) leak into cab of vehicle. Leak found around front seal of vehicle and resealed by dealer. Hopefully corrected this problem. 
Jeep Patriot in California, United States
Dec 2007 - Aug 2010
Apr 2008

3100 mi
Burned out rt hand tail light. Burned out rt rear lamp bulb. 
Feb 2009

20000 mi
Driver side tail light burned out. 
Jeep Patriot in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Sep 2016
Jun 2014

63240 mi

C $350
Throttle body failed. Replaced with a new one. 
Jeep Patriot in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

52000 mi

US $150
Front passenger side tie rod end was bad, and replaced. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
Feb 2015

200000 mi

US $400
crank position sensor was bad 
Jun 2015

142000 mi

US $360
the clutch on the accessory belt was worn out and loud, replaced belt and alternator 
Jeep Patriot in Indiana, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

20000 mi
Faulty brake switch. Could not shift from Park and brake lights intermittent. Brake switch replaced in less than 45 mins and problem corrected 
Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

31000 mi
CONTROL ARM 
Jeep Patriot in Virginia, United States
Dec 2008 - Apr 2010
Jan 2009

16000 mi
DURING HEAVY RAIN, FRONT AND REAR DOME LIGHTS LEAKING. DEALER RESEALED ROOF RAILS AND BLEW OUT DRAIN LINES ON SUNROOF. DEALER COULD NOT DUPLICATE LEAK. WASHED VEHICLE SAME DAY VEHICLE RETURNED. REAR DOME LIGHT STILL LEAKING. 
Dec 2009

17000 mi
During heavy rain, front and rear dome lights leaked. Dealer sealed roof rails and blew out sunroof drain lines. Rear dome light still leaks. 
Jan 2010

16600 mi
DEALER STATED THEY REPAIRED LEAK. HOWEVER DURING RAIN STORM, REAR DOME LIGHT STILL LEAKING 
Mar 2010

18000 mi
DEALER REPAIRED LEAK 
Jeep Patriot in Jalisco, Mexico
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Mar 2011

21700 mi

$285
Front shock absorbers completely worn out. Switched to third party shocks, car feels fine now. 
Dec 2011

26040 mi

$350
One rear (non-drive) wheel bearing was going bad. Both were replaced. 
Jeep Patriot in Illinois, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2012
Dec 2010

48000 mi

US $750
loose tie rod ends both sides replaced both lower control arms replaced 
Jeep Patriot in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2014 - Aug 2017
Apr 2014

48360 mi

C $219
front control arm bad ball joint right & left and tie road 
Jun 2014

49600 mi
replace the inner tie-rod 
Sep 2014

52700 mi
replacing the caliper mounting bracket the bolts were seized 
Oct 2016

67580 mi

C $350
oil was leaking from 1 front struts and back also. there was a bad vibration in front on the side were the struts was bad. 
Aug 2017

73160 mi

C $900
front vibration front change control arm inner tie roads front axles all moter mounts STILL HAVE THE VIBRATION ON ACCELERATION 
Jeep Patriot in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2014
Aug 2011

61000 mi

US $300
Rear stablizer bar replaced Rear stablizer bar replaced 
Jeep Patriot in California, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2017
Jan 2008

2000 mi
Driver's side window exhibited grinding noise. 
Apr 2008

3000 mi
Sunroof leaked. Driver's window still exhibits grinding noise. 
Apr 2009

12000 mi

US $40
Brake squeak  Rattle in or near passenger seat 
Jun 2009

15000 mi
Squeak from passenger side. I repaired it myself by wedging a small piece of foam between the seat-belt-connector to the seat and the seat-track. 
Sep 2009

17000 mi
Engine runs harder Driver's side door panel came undone, rattling and a gap. 
Jeep Patriot in Arkansas, United States
Nov 2007 - Aug 2017
Dec 2007

1000 mi
Rain water leak resulting in water collecting in footwell of back seat on driver's side, traced to faulty weather strip around rear door. 
Feb 2010

36000 mi
Rain leak w/water collecting in rear seat footwell behind driver's seat. Was verbally told leak @ A-pillar & replacement wtx strip was on order, but was never called; paperwork officially says they couldn't find a leak & now warranty is over. 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. 
Nov 2012

72200 mi

US $400
Took vehicle in for 5-year lifetime powertrain warranty; ball joint problem identified and repaired. 
Jul 2016

129300 mi

US $450
Whining sound coming from engine bay, which varied with RPM (not speed)...isolated to the Alternator, replaced, now runs like new. 
Jeep Patriot in Colorado, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2012
Jun 2012

70000 mi
Heavy grinding noise, bad bearing in alternator. Replaced at no charge (and it's a used vehicle.) 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Virginia, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

15000 mi
Blinker not returning after turn. 
Feb 2010

20800 mi
blinker switch failed and was replaced 
Jeep Patriot in Nebraska, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2013
Apr 2010

41000 mi
transmisson failure - replaced with new transmission 
Aug 2010

50000 mi

US $250
would not shift into gear from park. Brake sensor malfunction 
Jul 2011

66000 mi
transimission failure - replace Ball joints and control arms replaced 
Jeep Patriot in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

20000 mi
Water leaking from the back dome light/tailgate area. In the shop for 5 days. They got the leak to stop and I've had no problems since. 
Jeep Patriot in Indiana, United States
Apr 2010 - Dec 2017
Dec 2012

56000 mi

US $190
Replaced lower ball joints for mfr defect caused premature wear. Took to alignment shop for proper seating and realignment of front end. 
Jul 2013

61000 mi

US $270
replaced outer tie-rod ends with greaseable type due to slight play on right side. also replaced front end links. rust corrosion required significant time and effort to remove, including use of cutoff wheel in left side to remove top stud of the end link. replaced both with greaseable type due to slight play noticed on right side 
Sep 2013

61000 mi

US $270
Replaced inner tie rods with new. Reused boots and replaced inner clamp with off the shelf hose clamps. Had to purchase tie rod removal kit and modify for metric size.  
Oct 2013

63000 mi

US $550
Replaced lower control arms with built-in ball joints. Had 4-wheel alignment performed after. Re-tightened sway bar link on passenger side. Replaced sway bar bushings and cleaned bolts/clamps. Painted with rust resistant paint. 
Nov 2013

63800 mi

US $36
replaced rear end links. rust corrosion required significant time and effort to remove, including use of cutoff wheel in left side to remove top stud of the end link. 
Apr 2017

89000 mi

US $56
Left rear tire pressure sensor had a slow leak and was replaced. 
Jeep Patriot in Maryland, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2014
Jan 2009

500 mi
Defective fan replaced 
May 2010

12000 mi

US $100
A/C blower making noise (required cleaning); A/C duct came loose and fell out (required reattachment) 
Sep 2012

50000 mi

US $1000
worn wheel bearings  control arm replaced 
Jul 2014

68300 mi

US $500
tire pressure monitoring system/stem assemblies corroded 
Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jan 2010
Sep 2008

8990 mi
Water leaking around rear dome light. Re-sealed around rubber grommets by rear door 
Mar 2009

12400 mi
Rear leak returned. Ordering rubber seal that goes around rear door. 
Jan 2010 Replaced lower drive linkage. 
Jeep Patriot in Colorado, United States
Jun 2014 - Dec 2014
Aug 2014

25700 mi

US $75
Clunk. Replaced sway bar end links and insulator bushings. Helped but still has a small clunk. Replaced drivers side lower control arm. Really helped clunking noise. Still a little left, must be passenger side. 
Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2016
Jan 2012

48800 mi

US $350
This was a $1000 repair but Chrysler paid $650 due to low millage. Front suspension needed replacing b/c of worn ball Joints which as a result of the way it is designed, included both front lower control arms and both outer tie rd 
Mar 2014

57000 mi

US $700
Load noise coming from right rear. Noise started within 30 minutes of new tires being installed (not at dealership, but at a Mavis Tire (the suspension was creaking). The wheel bearing was found to be the issue and replaced. Rear struts were found to be leaking and were replaced by the dealer. 
May 2014

60400 mi

US $300
Traction control, ABS, 4x4, and ESP lights all illuminated. Driven to dealer next morning and found to be a wheel sensor malfunction. Wheel senser was replaced. 
Sep 2014

69000 mi

US $300
Load noise coming g from left rear tire. Bearing was found to be the culprit and replaced. 
Nov 2015

84400 mi
Transmission failed, replaced under warranty. Been complaining about whining noise for 2yrs, brought it to 3 different dealers. Always told issue can't be replicated. 5 hr drive home took 9, car kept self braking to 5mph every 30min. 
Feb 2016

86600 mi

US $300
Brake caliper locked up, couldn't remove brake pad, had to be replaced. 
Apr 2016

88000 mi
Water leak in trunk - needs new weather stripping. Shaking steering wheel at highway speeds for the past year. Complained several times but issue could not be replicated. Multi tire rotations and wheels balanced 3 times. TPM system registering wrong tires. Issue only involved the passenger side tires at first. Dealer tried to fix, all four tires were mixed up. Brought it back, they couldn't duplicate. 
Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2012
Feb 2008

3000 mi
Would not go into 4X4. Took to dealer and turned out to be a bad factory splice that came loose. Fixed under warranty 
Nov 2010

52900 mi

US $200
new tie rod ends and front end alignment 
Jeep Patriot in Iowa, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

72000 mi

US $675
Electronic Throttle Control problem - 3 different Jeep dealers could not figure out the problem. Searched the problem on internet - many Jeep Patriot owners had the same unsolvable problem. 
Dec 2015

72000 mi
elec throttle control 
Jeep Patriot in Missouri, United States
Sep 2007 - Sep 2010
Mar 2008

8000 mi
A seat belt anchor had come slightly loose and was squeaking. It was tightened up, and the noise was cured. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

70000 mi

US $450
ball joints 
Jeep Patriot in Vermont, United States
Jan 2008 - Aug 2013
Oct 2009

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. 
Oct 2012

48300 mi

US $1000
Sway bar, one tie rod and, one other suspension part 
Aug 2013

56000 mi

US $500
The ABS sensor in one of the rear wheel bearings failed, causing the 4WD/AWD to come on all of the time. Bearing & sensor replaced. 
Jeep Patriot in Texas, United States
Oct 2007 - Aug 2016
Aug 2013

108000 mi

US $650
Had to replace the PCM 
Sep 2014

123000 mi

US $695
Starter went out (second time in 3 years). Cost included tow 
Sep 2015

132000 mi

US $800
Lower front control arms and ball joints failed inspection. Had to replace both of them 
Aug 2016

140000 mi
A headlight had started to flicker then went out. Mechanic couldn't find cause. Gave Jeep to my parents. More lights went out and new shop found corroded ground wire and either cleaned or replaced it. 
Jeep Patriot in New Jersey, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2016
Jun 2016

192000 mi
Drive shaft bearings Ball joint in control arms 
Jeep Patriot in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2013
Jun 2012

84000 mi

US $357
replaced a rod end bearing, front end, left side 
Jeep Patriot in Arkansas, United States
Dec 2007 - Apr 2011
Jul 2008

17000 mi
Piece of foam under hood became dislodged. Passenger seat squeaks horribly at intermittant times. Dealer was unable to replicate. 
Dec 2009

61000 mi

US $224
Wireless control harness failed, thus immobilizing the car. Would not start. Not covered under lifetime powertrain warranty. 
Jeep Patriot in Michigan, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2012
Dec 2009

34000 mi
Heating ductwork under passenger side dash came loose. 
Jun 2011

65000 mi

US $63
Rear wiper working intermittingly, they traced it to a fuse, replaced - also got oil change while there 
Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
May 2014 - Jun 2015
May 2014

101680 mi

C $1000
Starter relay and battery 
Jeep Patriot in South Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2015
Jan 2012

101000 mi

US $300
Passenger ball joint needed to be replaced. 
Feb 2013

136300 mi

US $150
Dead battery, but it presented itself as electrical problems. CD changer was trying to flip CDs. Keyfob was acting odd and thought there might be other problems. 
Mar 2013

140000 mi

US $400
Wheel bearings needed replacing 
Sep 2013

152000 mi

US $1500
Clutch replacement 
Jeep Patriot in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2008 - Jun 2015
Apr 2008

620 mi
Water leak in the cargo area dome light. 
May 2008

1860 mi
Water infiltration in cargo area. 
Jun 2008

3100 mi
Transmission sensor defect (grinding when in 3rd gear) 
Jul 2008

4340 mi
Replaced roof rails. Changed transmission synchronizator. 
Jul 2010

34100 mi

C $80
suspension links replaced 
Oct 2010

37200 mi
rear suspension links replaced 
Aug 2011

48980 mi

C $280
changed control arm assembly 
Jan 2012

66300 mi
the rear driver window raiser was defective , the window was raisng just halfway 
Aug 2012

62440 mi

C $200
changed front left and right tie rod changed driver side suspension tab 
Sep 2013

77500 mi

C $60
Changed ac/heater blower motor 
Nov 2013

80000 mi

C $200
Changed cv joint 
Aug 2014

92380 mi

C $800
Toe link and upper suspension arms replaced 
Nov 2014

95700 mi

C $20
Replaced passenger windhield wiper nozzle 
Jeep Patriot in Michigan, United States
Feb 2008 - Dec 2017
Apr 2010

23000 mi
HVAC drain tube plugged. 
Apr 2014

76700 mi

US $550
Replaced ball joints and control arms, per recommendation of tire guys. 
Mar 2015

90000 mi

US $900
Wheel well rust was bubbling the paint. The body shop replaced a section of the right rear quarter panel. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

49600 mi
Unable to go out of first gear and engine light on. They tested it, thought it was a faulty mother board. Replaced,drove home, next day same problem. Diagnosed as faulty wire. Wiring signalled car to go into... 
Jeep Patriot in Colorado, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2017
Apr 2011

35000 mi
Front struts and control arm bushings. Front suspension issues are the norm for this vehicle. 
Dec 2011

41000 mi
Short in ESP system wires due corrosion. 
Mar 2012

45000 mi

US $50
Loose control arm bolts... Again. 
Jul 2012

48800 mi

US $10
All front suspension components loosen up every 10K miles. 
Apr 2013

55300 mi

US $60
Replaced stabilizer bushings and end links. Jeep originals failed prematurely. 
Dec 2014

75000 mi

US $150
Battery worn out. 
Mar 2015

77000 mi

US $85
Stabilizer end links worn our again. 
Oct 2015

83000 mi

US $200
Control arms worn out. 
Sep 2016

92000 mi

US $50
Synchros stopped grabbing properly. Replaced transaxle fluid ahead of maint. interval. 
Mar 2017

96000 mi

US $120
Replaced failed strut 
Aug 2017

100000 mi

US $40
Stabilizer bushings worn out yet again. 3rd pair since new. 
Dec 2017

102000 mi

US $20
Replaced away bar end link... Again. Parts wear at connection and cause rattles. 
Jeep Patriot in Texas, United States
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
Jun 2014

80000 mi

US $481
a lot of noise was alternator clutch fixed it noise stop 
Jul 2014

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 
Jeep Patriot in Alabama, United States
Feb 2015 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

64000 mi
Manual window was hard to roll up 
Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2014 - Feb 2017
Nov 2014

148800 mi

C $1200
alternator seized.  rear wheel bearings replaced. 
Jeep Patriot in Great Britain
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

25000 mi
leaking roof/sunroof. been to dealer 2 times. this is the 3rd. appears to be fixed now but only been with me for 2 days since repair. 
Jeep Patriot in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2009 - Oct 2017
May 2009

16000 mi
Starter stayed engaged after starting the engine and destroyed itself. Replacement starter did the same less than a month later. 
Sep 2014

75000 mi

US $150
Wheel speed sensor failed 
Jeep Patriot in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2013
Jun 2008

8200 mi
3rd gear went out (5SD) 3rd gear was grinding 
Jul 2008

10000 mi
Replace transmission. 
May 2009

27000 mi
bad wire harness 
Jun 2011

77000 mi

US $752
Fan relay 
Jan 2013

95300 mi

US $153
Wheel baering 
Jeep Patriot in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2008 - Jul 2011
Feb 2010

25000 mi
PCM board replacement. 
Jeep Patriot in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2008 - Sep 2012
Dec 2008

19000 mi
Some Patriots built in early 08 would not show ESP full off in the display. The TSB calling for a new programming flash cures this problem. 
Mar 2009

27456 mi
Defective turn signal lever replaced. The lights just started doing odd things like staying on. Replace headlight switch. Covered by Warranty. 
Dec 2009

42000 mi

US $66
The aluminum valve stems are BAD NEWS!!!! They crack, break and corrode. I had to replace one at 42k miles. 
May 2010

50000 mi

US $150
Blown "ignition source" fuse kept car from cranking and starting. 
Jul 2010

51000 mi

US $280
Outer tie rod ends were worn. Needed replacement and then alignment. 
Apr 2012

73000 mi

US $440
Lower control arm ball joint wear. 
Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2016
Dec 2008

10000 mi
Would not start, replaced module. 
Mar 2015

100000 mi

US $600
Replaced alternator 
Jeep Patriot in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2007 - Mar 2015
May 2011

33480 mi
Could not shift from 3rd to 4th gear. Common problem with syncros. 
Oct 2011

34500 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. 
Apr 2013

53180 mi

C $500
Tie-rod end made clunking noise and needed replacement. 
Jeep Patriot in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2008 - Dec 2017
Feb 2010

10540 mi
My first repair in 21 months. The 4wd! Espbas and Traction control light was on, the 4x4 did not work. Dealer found multiple open circuits it was traced to a damaged wiring harness under the drivers carpet. Repaired the wiring harness. Jeep is fine. Dealer did the TSB to turn ESP off. I had to explain it and show the TECH and point it out in the manual before they understood and then fixed it. The Tech even came out when I picked up the Jeep to show me that it worked. Jeep is working great. 
Sep 2010

14880 mi
replaced tpim module but check engine light came back on before leaving the dealer. Took it back in and found electrical wire short in the harness going over the drivers side fender. Repaired within 2 hours and okay since. 
Mar 2014

37820 mi

C $600
I changed the ball joints and the tie-rod ends. 
Jeep Patriot in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Mar 2012
Mar 2011

60760 mi

C $450
Broken tie rod. Do a lot of off-road. Replaced tie-rod. 
Jeep Patriot in Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 2010 - Dec 2014
Aug 2010

26660 mi
Rear suspension end link needed replacement. 
Jan 2014

41300 mi

C $750
Bushing frozen up. 
Aug 2014

48240 mi

C $500
Oil pan rusted, causing oil leak. 
Jeep Patriot in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2011
Oct 2009

27000 mi
defective part in transmission, transmission replaced under warranty 
Mar 2010

31000 mi
transmission oil leak repaired control arm ball joint replaced 
Jeep Patriot in New York, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2013
Aug 2011

84000 mi

US $725
car was bucking...no computer code generated...turned out to be throttle plate...replaced all is well 
Jun 2012

105000 mi

US $150
MIL generated a code that gas cap was loose...tests showed no lose cap...problem went away, has since returned 
Jan 2013

78700 mi

US $2300
Clutch replaced, lining wore out at 124,000 miles. Rear axle seals leaking 
Oct 2013

136000 mi
Rod bad in engine. dealer wanted $4900 for repair. I traded Jeep in. 

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2008 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2017
Apr 2012

66300 mi
warning dash light came on but no other symptoms didn't send or set a code, so not yet fixed 
Jan 2013

67500 mi

US $110
struts were replaced 
Mar 2016

124000 mi

US $109
Ball joint bad 
Jeep Patriot in Georgia, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2017
Oct 2014

74500 mi

US $602
Bearings worn out in alternator. Replaced alternator. 
Apr 2017

89000 mi

US $100
Right front power door lock failed. Bought new actuator off Amazon and replaced it myself. 
Dec 2017

93000 mi

US $20
Gas cap seal went bad causing the check engine light to come on. Replaced gas cap and message went away. 
Jeep Patriot in Colorado, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
Sep 2013

52000 mi

US $4700
Do not go to AAMCO, and don't buy a Jeep Patriot. 
May 2014

58000 mi

US $800
Ball bearing failed on both side of the front axle. Had to replace brand new tires because of extreme wear on the interior of the tire. 
Jeep Patriot in California, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2013
Dec 2012

76000 mi
Car has routinely stalled about once/month, sometimes more. Pull up to a stoplight, idles strangely, engine shuts off, electronics stay on. Taken it to dealership & other shops numerous times over the last 1.5yrs. No one can figure it out. 
Jeep Patriot in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
Apr 2011

38320 mi
The heater/AC blower motor was noisy and was replaced by the dealer under warranty.  
Apr 2012

48140 mi
Transmission developed a whining noise. Dealer replaced transmission under 5 year powertrain warranty. 
Jun 2012

49600 mi

C $250
Looseness detected in tie-rod end, and it was replaced. 

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2007.5 Jeep Patriot 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Patriot in New South Wales, Australia
Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
Mar 2012

35960 mi

A $400
Knocking in rear end, at speed develops into harmonic sound throughtout cabin. Complained at 12 months into warranty. Dealer still cannot find problem. Now 2 years out of warranty. Issue with engine trans.Complained 12 months into warranty.Car hesitates to move when accelling. Dangerous especially in heavy traffic. Fear tail end or T-bone collision. Now 2 years out of warranty. Still no fix. Dealer now unhelpful. 

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