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Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (32%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 168 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Jeep Grand Cherokee repair cost distribution

$2500+ (29%)

$1000 - $2499 (71%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 108 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 247hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

24800 mi

$3000
Rough shifting Inaccurate temp readings (sometimes more than 10 degrees off) Light sensor failing - headlights always on when in auto possition (car thinks it is night even when the sun is brightly shining). Dealer flashed software, no success, will try again, maybe replacement of the sensor will help Auto suspension failed to raise from park to normal height 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

35340 mi

C $2500
Rotors and pads had minimal wear but RUSTED out. I have never seen this before. DEF injector replaced Cruise control switch replaced 
47800 mi

US $130
Converter faulty. Sensor defective.def nozzle replaced. All were upgraded. Was covered under extended warranty with 100 dollar deductible. Otherwise would of been 5400 dollars. Very disappointed with these failures Brace loose 
60100 mi

US $800
Exhaust temperature sensor 
68000 mi

US $275
Oxygen sensor bad. Concerned about long term reliability 
69000 mi

US $2300
Engine light. Replacement of SCR. Replacement of front and rear NOX sensors Replacement of rear exhaust temperature sensor 
72000 mi

US $282
Another bad sensor 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 237hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

11880 mi

€85391
Wasserpumpe mit Thermostat 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

35000 mi

US $1000
Water pump failed at 34,000 miles on 5.7 Hemi. Common problem. 
58000 mi

US $1525
Passenger side A/C would blow warm air no matter what temp setting was chosen. Right side air actuator and gear were broken, dealer replaced. Blind Spot system was inoperable. Back up sensors and Back up camera were inoperable Headlight was functional, but a short was diagnosed in the headlight module causing system failures in other parts of the vehicle. Leather covered dash panel had lifting of the leather. 
64200 mi

US $100
Transmission fluid cooler began leaking. It is part of the A/C condenser and the entire condenser/cooler had to be replaced. Thank goodness I purchased the lifetime warranty or this repair would've cost me $1,100 

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

68000 mi

US $1600
Leaking power steering fluid lines. Replaced lines and power steering fluid. Transmission Cooler Unit ruptured causing slow leak. Transmission was beginning to shift very erratically. (I assumed correctly that fluid was low, but because there is no dipstick, I could not verify on my own.) 
81000 mi

US $975
Drive Train Control Module had to be replaced. Transmission went into limp mode after a few miles of erratic shifting. I cannot wait to get rid of this unreliable car. Over $ 2k paid out of pocket this year on transmission. No Warranty cov. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

85700 mi

US $1200
Front driver side wheel bearing wore out, had to replace steering knuckle as well. 
94000 mi

US $800
Replaced seat cover/cushion and heated seat element 
55000 mi

US $100
needed to recharge AC 
77700 mi

US $1300
refrigerant leak due to cracked piping ride was rough due to blown shocks.  cv boot in front was also leaking. 
46900 mi

US $1000
Ongoing TIPM failure and recall debacle. Since the recall was forthcoming but yet to be issues, I had to pay for Chryco's recommended Polish wiring workaround just to get a functioning vehicle. Not interested in the same faulty part. 
80000 mi

US $200
Faulty brake pedal sensor caused Electronic Throttle Control sensor to fail. Vehicle would lose all throttle control momentarily. Easy fix. 
82000 mi

US $570
Transfer case, 4WD module, wiring harness and driveshaft had to be replaced. Mostly covered under CPO warranty, would have been $5k+ without the warranty. 
100000 mi

US $2200
Air suspension compressor physical failure and replacement 
26800 mi

US $600
Air suspension lines for front end were leaking causing front end to lower overnight or not in use. Dealer replaced air lines to front end suspension. 
41000 mi

US $2500
Air suspension pump failure. Rear air bag rupture. Part issues continues we learned 2nd Gen pump is flawed and has been redesigned. 3rd Gen pump on national backorder for unknown time. 2nd Gen pump functions but will not raise to ORII mode 
48000 mi

US $650
Water pump was making a whining sound - replaced 
162400 mi

US $325
Power steering pump failed. Second time it had to be replaced. 
166000 mi

US $2500
Transmission cooler leaked inside radiator. Antifreeze and transmission fluid mixed. Transmission destroyed and radiator had to be replaced. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

86000 mi

US $2000
Transmission Valve body needed replacement. Car would not consistently move form stop. Left me stranded in several intersections and stop signs. Needed to put in park and power cycle before transmission would reengage. 
91000 mi

US $400
Engine oil switch problem causing intermittent power loss and check engine lights. Problem was attempted to fix once and persisted after vehicle was initially returned. 

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

100000 mi

US $1200
rear drive shaft has two parts in this particular model. Apparently, that has been changed in later models. The joint between the two shaft pieces was failing and clunking. Had to be replaced. 
36200 mi

US $1700
Intermittently cranks but no start. Fuel pump relay recall performed to alleviate issue. Didn't solve problem. Next, WIN module replaced. That didn't work. Finally, TIPM replaced, which so far has worked, albeit $1500 later. 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

65060 mi

C $2300
Pinion bearing failure in the rear differential 
65060 mi

C $2200
Gear noise developed in the rear diff within 1 month of the pinion bearings and other bearing being replaced. Entire rear end was changed out with a used rear end. 
68800 mi

C $800
Replace entire drive shaft 
75640 mi

C $1800
$650 to rebuild the alternator, $125 for serpentine belt, $400 for some fancy bracket that holds turbo hoses. The rest was labour. I bought a new GMC pickup truck and traded the Jeep. 
54000 mi

US $110
Various dash lights - engine, throttle sensor, 4WD. Reprogrammed a control module "FDCM" and ordered (but not installed) MAF sensor and hose, air cleaner to turbo. 
57000 mi

US $1100
Warning lights for brake, ABS, engine, ESP/BAS. "Limp" mode in first gear, no shifting. Speedo out. Replaced ABS controller unit 
66100 mi

US $1030
Replace transfer case shift motor Replace rear pinion seal 
71000 mi

US $633
Glow plug module failed 
60760 mi

C $1000
Requires new solenoid and wiring harness for front differential of 4wd system. 2 months off warranty! 
61680 mi

C $800
replaced all 6 glow plugs AND the management computer for the glow ignition system 
76880 mi

C $250
Replaced tpms wheel sensors due to cracked seals - replaced all 4 even though only 2 appeared to be degraded. Tire pressure was dropping regularly due to slow leaking. Kept getting a low tire pressure alert on dash. 
58360 mi

C $1000
Replaced rear main engine seal due to excessive weeping of oil Replaced rear differential pinion seals - both 
84320 mi

C $600
Repaired leak on front diff. New gasket required. 
54560 mi

R 500
Window washer nozzle on drivers side broke off and was replaced (broke where the pipe goes into the nozzle underneath the bonnet) 
62000 mi

R 28000
Replaced transfer case Transfer case clutches badly worn; replaced transfer case 
66960 mi

R 1500
Swirl motor gave in. By-passed the motor. 
71300 mi

R 500
Left front ABS sensor failed and was replaced 
84320 mi

R 5000
Front left wheel bearing replaced Replaced both front diff mountings 
83700 mi

R 25000
Replaced glow plugs and module 
74520 mi

C $200
replaced battery 
78420 mi

C $500
BOTH REAR STABILIZER LINKS WORN OUT - REPLACED  turbo intake hose loose, not installed correctly, probably after swirl valve actuator motor replaced 30000 km ago. hard to install correctly because very little clearance. might also be prone to loosening. also replaced nearly clogged air filter. 
81840 mi

C $1100
RIGHT SIDE TIE ROD END REPLACED BECAUSE TOO MUCH PLAY 
90900 mi

C $300
replaced #1 glow plug 

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

55500 mi

US $1500
Battery dead after only 2 years AC not cooling correctly 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

12268 mi

US $100
Modual flash 
18977 mi

US $100
NAV Disk Tire Driver Window broken. 
22868 mi

US $500
4WD FDC Controller Flash Rear Diff Leak Tire 
23000 mi

US $220
Tire 
28000 mi

US $440
2 more tires 
33533 mi

US $600
Tire Park Assist Replaced Tire Replaced Tire Sensor replaced 
32642 mi

US $220
Tire 
40645 mi

US $220
Tire Tire.... Dealer is just about ready to by me tires. Will be Michelins.... 
44606 mi

US $600
Drive Shaft leaking Airbag Light Front Drive boot Brakes rattle Skid Plate loose, bolt missing 4th time. Tire 2nd visit. see NTSB web site common problem. Also Front shock a tire 
50000 mi

US $500
Note all lights on Dah going off. If not a diesel engine would stall. See NTSB web site again. 
62758 mi

US $1200
Dash light Flicker Replace Headlight Assemby C-S Cel, ESQ, BCS and Traction Control Replaced FDCM Module 
70000 mi

US $150
short in system causing the lights to shut off and engine to restart. 
73559 mi

US $1200
Loss of Communication ESM Module Replaced Skid Plate loose, bolt missing 5th time. Read Diff Leaking 
84000 mi

US $300
4wd light on in cluster. Harness in front diff. is bad. Replaced. Other Electrical problems could not be duplicated. 
95000 mi

US $156
23 point inspection. Opened RO to replace module. 
103400 mi

US $1660
Swirl valve failed. Common problem with this car read forums. 
108600 mi

US $500
Failed alternator due to bad location and oil from Dealer when oil change was performed 
118000 mi

US $450
Starter Bad 
35340 mi

C $1800
Check engine light came on with message to service park assist system. Also engine would rev high (3500-4500 RPM)for a short time. Problem diagnosed by dealer, turned out to be a transmission control module. Expensive Mercedes part. 
44640 mi

C $1400
Alternator required replacing 
58280 mi

C $1150
Turbo impellor ?? controlling air into turbo needed to be replaced. Prior to this they cleaned the swirl valve. Glow plug module was also replaced as it was generating a fault. 
68820 mi

C $1500
Transmission controller caused intermittent issues with driveability and vehicle would sometimes have to be put in part to clear the problem. Issue was solely electronic, not mechanical. 
48000 mi

US $1000
CEL indicated a tranny problem. It was the shift bezel which is the "box" in which the shifter moves from P,R,N,D,D1 etc. CEL indicated a tranny problem. It was the shift bezel which is the "box" in which the shifter moves from P,R,N,D,D1 etc.  
48000 mi

US $450
Glow plug replacement Second glow plug replacement within 48 hours. a 2nd glow plug went w/i 48 hours of the 1st one going out.  Glow plug replacement on the 3.0 diesel M-B engine 
76000 mi

US $400
CEL indicated glow plug problem...3rd one replaced on the MB 3.0 Diesel 
103000 mi

US $100
Transfer case threw a code. Needed some R&R on internal components. 
110500 mi

US $1100
transfer case motor 
128000 mi

US $600
Power steering hose...engine is the Mercedes 3.0 diesel...parts expensive as hell. BUT. Engine runs flawlessly. No issues with quality of fuel as I understand new jeep diesel is experiencing...just an FYI not related to issue. 
135500 mi

US $350
Replaced All 6 glow plugs 
136400 mi

C $2000
Oil drips through turbo into the intake manifold and gums it up. the swirl valve motor is at the top and seizes the motor. Sometimes can just replace the swirl valve motor and clean up the intake. Dealer will opt to replace intake, for $4000. 
116560 mi

C $2500
fixed it thats all that i care about 
52000 mi

US $224
Bad #1 glowplug 
68000 mi

US $642
CEL indicated #1 glow plug fault, even after multiple replacements. Fault originated from glow plug module causing 3 other glow plugs to fail, Replaced module and all plugs. No fault recurrence noted. 
98500 mi

US $525
Bad turbo vane actuator 
101000 mi

US $670
Intake manifold swirl motor failed. Removed and replaced with new actuator assembly. 
119000 mi

US $500
Transfer case motor replaced due to fault with N23 recall causing vehicle to be unable to shift into 4Low. 
120000 mi

US $2400
Wiped front differential carrier bearing. Replaced carrier bearing and rebuilt entire front differential assembly. Front and rear driveshaft CV and u-joints worn. U joints are not servicible on this vehicle - both driveshaft assemblies replaced with OE parts.. 
69200 mi

US $1000
There is a brake caliper holding bracket that is specific to the diesel Grand Cherokee. My car was in for a routine pads and rotors brake job, but the bracket required replacement also, and was on back order from Chrysler. 
77000 mi

US $150
Glow plug module failed, possible failure of one or more glow plugs also. Covered under Chrysler CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. 
83000 mi

US $150
One rear shock had failed. Both rear shocks were replaced under the CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. Drivetrain boot was torn due to wear, replaced under CPO warranty with a $150 deductible. 
89900 mi

US $150
Replaced two glow plugs under warranty - symptom was that the check engine light was on. 
101000 mi

US $300
#1 Glow plug had failed. R&R Glow plugs. 
103000 mi

US $400
Replaced rear pads 
41320 mi

$750
Bearing in rear differential were replaced 
44800 mi

$2000
Changing the fuel tank 
55380 mi

$900
new dampers and pin crossover 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

420-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

52800 mi

C $5000
broken ringland; required engine rebuild 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

60700 mi

US $120
Replace pinion seal of rear differential. 
77000 mi

US $947
4WD shift motor had filled with oil. 
61800 mi

US $150
Replaced front struts. 
90000 mi

US $1300
Transmission shifted to no higher than 4th gear. Repair was to replace shift module. Front differential pinion mount was torn; mount was replaced. 
92000 mi

US $1600
Replaced the seal between timing chain cover and the engine block, and replaced water pump 

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

25000 mi

US $150
Transmission O ring leaks and loss of fluid 
36200 mi

US $300
Therrmostat relplaced 
37000 mi

US $1600
shift was not communicating. sometimes wouldn't crank or endue in low gear only. after replacing shifter car would not start, although diagnostic lithe showed current activation going to starter 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

64000 mi

US $3200
aftermarket transmission filter split caused loss of pressure on the clutches and had to rebuild the transmission 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

155000 mi

US $1500
Engine cuts out and dies while driving down the hiway and/or difficult or impossible to start in the mornings. this vehicle has been in and out of the shop for five years for the same problems with no resulution so far. 
75000 mi

US $1469
Intermittent "Transmission over temp" message. Cause was diagnosed as solenoid pack failure, which then damaged powertrain controller. Replaced solenoid pack, replaced powertrain control module, reconditioned valve body. 
75000 mi

US $120
Replaced liftglass window hinges to solve rattle issue. Old hinges were worn, not holding glass at correct height and allowing glass to abrade against liftgate. 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

38000 mi

US $1700
Sensor in transmission-stuck in 1st gear. Also starter broke. 
165000 mi

US $2200
Replaced torque converter 
167000 mi

US $2600
New teams sensor Broken axle mount 

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automated manual 4WD

107260 mi

€1300
Leakage where crank shaft goes into rear axle. 
109740 mi

€1000
Park assist did not work. glow unit for the diesel engine needed to be replaced 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

325-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

96000 mi

US $1500
The starter had to be replaced; but it failed once again and it was repaired without cost for the second time. 
103000 mi

US $3600
Complete transmission rebuild. Then after service 4wd system warning came on and transfer case will not shift into 4-low. Unknown on cause and repair needed. 
117500 mi

US $153
Leaking coolant, reservoir was dry and coolant was leaking from the front of the block. Bad water pump seal, working on replacing water pump. Have mechanics manual but doesn't seem to line up with what I have under the hood. Replaced the water pump, did not need to remove the fan as stated in manual. The Heater pipe runs under the plenum (sp) and that proved to be the biggest challenge of the repair as it would not re-seal into the new pump. Used weldbond! 
118000 mi

US $150
Rear end makes a high pitched hum, thought is was axle bearings, mechanic checked and cleaned rear-diff, no damage noted to bearings, no moisture in fluid this time. Noise still present. 
125400 mi

US $100
Abs sensor was worn through. Replaced four pads and rotors and 2 calipers 
53048 mi

US $145
Replaced a/c compressor that had failed. The rubber connecting the a/c clutch to the compressor shaft separated and the clutch coil shorted. Replaced alternator 
55000 mi

US $1595
While tightening the positive battery terminal, the end of the wrench accidentally touched the metal of the FCM. Jeep would no longer start after wrench shorted FCM to positive terminal of battery. Replaced FCM, Jeep working great again. 
105400 mi

R 450
Car was jerking intermittently, and displaying error codes and MIL. Given the nature of the error codes, the crankshaft sensor was replaced, problem resolved Slight instability was noticed on corrugated roads, upon inspection oil was leaking from the one front shock absorber, replaced 
110980 mi

R 800
Boot lid felt heavier to lift, especially when temperature was low, and wouldn't stay open unsupported. Replaced gas lifts 
148800 mi

R 12000
I noticed some banging noises coming from the back on the chassis when driving over uneven surfaces. Check for suspension problems at my local tire shop who diagnosed worn shocks. Replaced 
172360 mi

R 1000
ESP engaging on corrugated roads& vehicle going into limp mode. Went to dealer for standard TSB fix. Dealer said they did repair but CEL still on when picking up vehicle. Helped mechanic to follow TSB to flash new software and clear CEL ESP engaging on corrugated roads& vehicle going into limp mode. All TSB and recalls already done previously. Wiring loom found to be lying on engine top and shorting especially on bumps. Resealed with insulation tape and cable ties 
178126 mi

R 16418
ECU replaced as intermittent dis on 1 of the input ports front prop shaft boot cover had disintegrated causing dirt ingress on joint - reconned thermostat stuck, replaced 
89000 mi

US $400
Starter motor went out. Repaired and replaced. 
140000 mi

US $400
I replaced both upper control arms due to one of the ball joints being worn. Vehicle has a 2" lift with large tires, some suspension wear is expected. 
130800 mi

US $1000
The front drive shaft, with non-serviceable joints, had to be replaced. I had the front differential bushings replaced as the same time. 
174200 mi

US $425
One of the valve covers had a minor leak at the rear, so I had both gaskets replaced. 
44000 mi

US $300
Tech discovered leaking power steering hose during oil change. We opted to have it replaced on his recommendation. 
59000 mi

US $120
Transmission was reported to have bad sensor causing "transmission over temp" warning and triggering cooling fan. Entire solenoid unit needed to be replaced due to packaging. Covered under 7/70 powertrain warranty with $100 copay. 
66000 mi

US $500
Starter failed. Replaced by dealer. 
72000 mi

US $1300
Evaporator had leak. The dealer replaced the part, which involved removing and reinstalling the entire dash board, which was their explanation for the high price of the repair. 
81500 mi

US $1900
Replaced starter Sensor in transfer case malfunctioned 
112800 mi

C $320
Replace left front CV axle and abs speed sensor. 
116900 mi

C $765
Vibration in the driveline. Front Drive shaft had a cv joint gone and the cost of a rebuilt was just about the same as the new cv joint. 
132700 mi

C $1400
timing chain tightener failed and timing chain come off gears. replaced gears and timing chain, tightener, two exhaust valves, all exhaust springs, regrind all exhaust valves, plane the exhaust manifolds and replace 4 exhaust manifold studs on each head 
152520 mi

C $150
water pump leak 
135160 mi

C $1000
pcm failure still unable to drive 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

52000 mi

US $1000
replaced pinion bearing then u-joint/driveshaft 
128000 mi

US $1800
transmission was defaulting into safe mode (3rd gear). replaced solenoid, probalem still not fixed. partial rebuild of transmission. 
87000 mi

US $200
R&R WATER PUMP r & r water pump / oil change 
106000 mi

US $100
rear yoke and seal 
133000 mi

US $1800
frt wheel bearing 
84000 mi

US $2800
Blown head gasket. Leaking transmission cooler lines. 
34000 mi

US $250
windshield replacement 
36300 mi

US $190
Intermittent "Check ABS/AWD light" 
47000 mi

US $244
See prior reports..all the ABS sensors now replaced and CEL/ABS/AWD error warning lights off for about 1 month and 2K miles.  
54500 mi

US $3400
Catastropic transmission failure 
74060 mi

A $800
Passenger side window stuck in open position, took to dealer - asked 800A$ for motor, but they manually closed window. 
75020 mi

A $800
Window regulator on front driver door failed - stuck in open position.  
87420 mi

A $240
received and replaced window regulators on driver and passenger side 
100440 mi

A $1600
Temp indicator show erratic readings should be steady 100deg C but it was fluctuating between 100 and 115deg C. When bonnet was opened very slim steam was coming from left hand side of radiator.Impossible to see anything when engine cold. 

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

97000 mi

US $1000
Failing input speed sensor. I declined the fix. It was about $1,000 to repair an intermittent problem. I've decided to sell the vehicle to a friend. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Engine not specified

59000 mi

US $1300
no heat or a/c Napa Chyrsler employees are creeps and idiots 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

90000 mi

US $4400
Suddenly developed loud valve clatter on cold start. Dealer diagnosed problem with camshaft lifters. Recommended replacement of both camshafts and timing chain. In shop for over a month. Rebuilt camshaft because couldn't get one from Chrysler. 
132000 mi

US $180
Broken A/C hose replaced. A/C recharged. 
136000 mi

US $2700
Blown head gasket which caused 4 fouled plugsand injectors. Cracked head. 
69000 mi

US $100
HVAC had mind of its own . . . fried driver, froze navigator (reversed control head wiring did not change anything) and didn't matter if system was in manual or automatic mode. Changed wiring harness and system is allegedly repaired. We shall see. 
70000 mi

US $190
Rear output shaft seal leaking. Replaced seal. 
72000 mi

US $300
Failed Throttle Position Sensor caused unpredictable surging and erratic idle. Replaced TPS.  
82500 mi

US $605
Right front door lock functioned intermittently. Open circuit traced to "pinched" wire in door hinge area. Wire replaced. Hand brake let itself off without operator intervention. No wear found. Replaced hand brake mechanism assembly (hopefully taking evil spirits with it). 
85000 mi

US $124
Car smelled like oil was burning off hot manifold. Shop looked (?) for leak and found nothing. Smell continues after uphill pulls. 
86000 mi

US $400
Right-front door window regulator failed, allowing window to open under influence of gravity. Replaced window regulator. 
95000 mi

US $1000
sloppy handling on the road. bushings worn. replaced front trailing arms. transfer case leaks. replaced tailshaft seal, bushing and rear assembly gasket. rear window would not stay open, rear door would not stay up. replaced four gas struts. 
97000 mi

US $225
Irregular and/or rough idle when warm. Reflashed appropriate software. 
109000 mi

US $655
Coolant all over front of engineroom, waterpump area dry. Determined radiator was defective. Replaced radiator. 
115000 mi

US $636
Isolated previous oil leak to oil pan gasket. Replaced oil pan gasket. 
130000 mi

US $450
warped rotors 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

135000 mi

US $1200
sway bar broken, tie rod broken, a/c leaking freon 
101000 mi

US $1188
Car was drifting to right. Taken in for an oil change service and steering alignment; shop pointed out the front end lower & upper ball joints were shot. Both sets of ball joints and pitman arm tie rod were replaced. 
120000 mi

US $300
Slight harsh shifting was felt thru-out the range, reverse lights were NOT working and troubleshooting using a power probe IAW the wiring diagram tested the circuit GTG. R/R of TRS solenoid pack in tranny corrected all issues. 
131000 mi

US $250
Loud lifter or valve tick on cold startup that goes away when engine's @ operating temp. Found broken exhaust manifold bolts & oil/carbon buildup on block; replaced exhaust manifold/gasket/bolts. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

105000 mi

US $1000
no start. initially bought a new battery, but this POC has no dummy light, so I spent $150 on a not needed battery and another $250 to have a mechanic diagnose and replace the starter which is dirt cheap.  
130000 mi

US $300
tried to start jeep at 4am would not turn over, battery is good 
132500 mi

US $300
brown coolant no heat 
146500 mi

US $600
both front rotors, both front calipers, both rear pads 
124000 mi

US $500
replaced rear wiper motor,  broken wire in door for drivers master switch, broken wheel studs, new lugnuts,  exhaust hanger 
161200 mi

US $100
Got rid of weird noise in power steering pump 
164000 mi

US $1100
New left front wheel bearing. Front caliper. Shocks. 
167000 mi

US $352
Replaced worn tie rod end. Previous repair was faulty and resulted in broken wheel bearing and need to replace CV axle 
170100 mi

US $535
new power steering pump and lines 
174000 mi

US $200
Replaced ANOTHER right front wheel bearing. 
185000 mi

US $135
replaced ball joints 
200000 mi

US $400
Radiator pooped out and contaminated trans fluid. Replaced rad and flushed trans (36 quarts!). Still bad trans fluid 
205700 mi

US $200
Replaced all TREs. 
216000 mi

US $1038
Installed a used tranny 
229000 mi

US $120
Needed new battery Trans would not come out of 3rd gear. replaced TPS 
235000 mi

US $200
Replaced stuck caliper. New rotors and pads on front 
250000 mi

US $200
Replaced rear bars 
154000 mi

US $650
Fuel Pump started making noise at 154,000 miles. Had a local mechanic replace with an OEM part.  
160000 mi

US $170
Developed noises during tight low speed turns, was getting progressively worse. Renewed fluids in transfer case and both axles. Simple fix, should have kept a closer eye on the maintenance schedules... 
165000 mi

US $3050
Transmission failed, both the dealer and our favorite independent shop recommended replacing (vs trying to repair). Installed a rebuilt transmission with a 100k warranty. It's been a good vehicle, so we're not losing sleep over this repair. 
167000 mi

US $350
Replaced muffler. Shop installed a value muffler but it was too loud, had them order and install an OEM muffler. 
93000 mi

$2900
Transmission started to slip in 3rd gear. Also check Engine light came on with P0733 code. Complete transmission overhaul with all rotors and plates. Also found solenoid pack seal plate with a broken seal bead, cause of the clutch pack wear 
106640 mi

$480
Radiator leaking. Changed radiator/upper and lower hoses/radiator cap/thermostat 
114800 mi

$100
2nd and 5th gear started slipping. Found 2C clutch mounted wrongly last year during overhaul. New Mopar master kit ordered. Rear upper A control arm bushings worn. Both bushings replaced. 
114900 mi

$800
After a bad repair last year, i did a complete transmission overhaul myself. All clutch packs and seals replaced 
153140 mi

$151
FUEL PUMP LOW PRESSURE. NEW FUEL PUMP MODULE INSTALLED 
158100 mi

$150
Exhaust manifold bolts broken on LH manifold. New bolts and gasket installed 
166780 mi

$200
Fuel pump stopped working after only 30K km. Crappy Chinese quality probably (Artex). Now installed a Carter pump, which runs silently equal the original pump. Artex pump made a lot of noise from the beginning, stay away from this brand. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

61000 mi

US $400
rear axle grease seals had to be replaced 
62000 mi

US $450
rear axle seals - both 
69700 mi

US $64000
driver door window regulator broke, replaced 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

249000 mi

US $2000
No reverse. Installed rebuilt transmission. 
270000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaking water pump and serpentine belt. 
284400 mi

US $1250
Replaced worn out CV joint. 
293000 mi

US $460
Leaking water pump. Replaced. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

98600 mi

US $1100
Rear axle seals failed and leaked oil on brakes causing failure of NY safety inspection. 
110800 mi

US $400
All tie rod ends had to be replaced to pass Maryland inspection Left front shock absorber leaking. Replaced all 4 with Bilsteins. 
130000 mi

US $200
Battery terminals were so corroded that it would no longer start without a jump. Terminals were replaced after lots of diagnosis even though I told them the problem going in. Very expensive and would recommend replacing terminals yourself 
130700 mi

US $165
Radiator fins corroded and started to leak from pinhole leaks along top row of radiator. Replaced radiator, thermostat, and hoses 
134000 mi

US $160
Both front brake caliper slides had frozen. Rotors got warped and pads worn very unevenly. Replace pads, rotors, and cleaned and greased slides. 
148000 mi

US $250
Rear control arm bushings had worn to the point that the rear of the Jeep would sway back and forth while driving. 
112000 mi

US $2300
brakes, replace rear break line to master cyl, replace all actuators 
55000 mi

US $1550
Front and rear brakes, front calipers, LF caliper was sticking with destroyed the front brakes. Rear brakes past wear point. 
79000 mi

US $310
State inspection, replace one rear wheel ABS encoder, change diff fluids. State inspection, replace one rear wheel ABS encoder, change diff fluids. 
89000 mi

US $750
Brake caliper seized on left front during ride home. Shop replaced calipers, rotors and pads on front. 
110000 mi

US $1100
Replaced coil packs and plugs because of engine codes being thrown. Brake calipers freezing up 
123200 mi

US $180
Frozen right front caliper 
126000 mi

US $1000
Rust repair of rear of rocker panel below rear doors. Needed to pass state inspection. 
140000 mi

US $950
Replaced entire exhaust due to a clogged catalytic converter, $750 for the part. Replaced all four O2 sensors at the same time, $200 for parts. 
142900 mi

US $250
Radiator and thermostat after radiator sprung a hole. 
150000 mi

US $1330
burning oil smell and engine started to smoke, oil was spraying on exhaust manifold. Had to have rear main seals changed and oil pan changed due to rust. Also had leaky transmission oil pan, had to have the gasket replaced. 
173000 mi

US $1200
rear end howling, had all bearings and seals replaced including axle seals and pinon bearing seal. 
91000 mi

US $175
Dead Ujoint in center shaft 
103000 mi

US $500
Worn tie rod ends replaced 
112000 mi

US $800
radiator leak. replace radiator, thermostat housing, thermostat, temp sensor 
93500 mi

US $1857
sway bar link mount LF weld rear top diff control arm bushing replace brake lines 
126000 mi

US $800
Drag link worn 
148000 mi

US $426
needed new fuel filter and check engine light will not go off. 
157000 mi

US $1798
Water pump went and they had to trace reason for the o2 sensor light staying on. it took them 3 days to find the short in wiring. 
119500 mi

US $450
steering locking when turn to right. 

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

124000 mi

$1000
Steering wheel shock absorber 

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

90000 mi

US $3500
Repair valves; remove and machine cylinder heads; repair power stering leak 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

155000 mi

US $1086
Air conditioning compressor failed. Replaced compressor, condenser, receiver-drier and expansion valve.  
176000 mi

US $120
Replaced passenger window regulator 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

139000 mi

US $1000
radiator had a split in it allowing coolant to leak 
91780 mi

¤300
Replaced headlights with stock aftermarket ones, as original ones yellowed and fogged up inside and out. Also replaced tailgate struts and tailgate window struts. 
89600 mi

¤1000
Propshaft went. Needed replacement. 
111600 mi

¤2000
Transmission died. Replaced. 
113460 mi

¤2100
Threw a piston. 
66000 mi

US $1000
A/C didn't work. Repaired. 
56000 mi

US $2700
Symptoms of severe gear grinding in turns was traced to rear differential failure. Differential replaced (55K miles).  
57000 mi

US $175
On hot day, a/c appeared to be minimal. Service found over half the operating medium was depleted. Drained and refilled. 

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

138000 mi

US $3000
Transission was toast, but still drivable. Traded in. 
60760 mi

A $2950
replaced resonator intercooler,hose,damper crankshaft,acc belt,idlers & pulleys hose charge air. Chrysler Jeep (shame on you. this should not be necessary. Some parts may not need to be changed. Oil leaks at low mileage. Southport Austrlia 
58900 mi

C $2900
Elec. Compression Component 
93000 mi

C $3000
compression 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

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 
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 
83681 mi

US $260
install new sway bar links and bushings 
86767 mi

US $646
install new radiator & thermostat, coolant 
90234 mi

US $401
driver's window regulator failed, removed and replaced 
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 
130000 mi

US $600
fan resistor switch and blower motor kit parts rear brake overhaul - rotors, calipers, pads 
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 
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 
150000 mi

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

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

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 
178500 mi

US $1600
Transmission pumps failed. Causing rebuild to be needed. 
181000 mi

US $200
Gaskets worn on hoses at compressor. Replaced and recharcged. Locking mechanism in the rear lift gate. 
135000 mi

US $900
Check Engine Light - replace O2 sensor and spark plugs and filters and oil change (Synthetic) 
139000 mi

US $1200
complete failure of power steering pump battery died 
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 
147300 mi

US $400
Blown wheel cylinder 
113000 mi

US $100
Changed passenger side window motor/regulator 
114000 mi

US $100
Drivers side window motor/regulator 
118000 mi

US $300
New radiator and thermostat 
120000 mi

US $1500
passenger side repainted and new side mirror due to hitting a post in winter 
125000 mi

US $120
Replaced leaking rear brake caliper, and rear pads and rotors on both sides. 
126000 mi

US $150
Replaced all 4 tie rod ends and steering stabilizer 
198000 mi

US $900
dropped valve seat; replaced engine with rebuild rear axle seals leaking; replaced axle seals, bearings, and emergency brake shoes. 
206000 mi

US $130
rear power window regulator failed; replaced with a new one from parts store 
209700 mi

US $100
second rear window regulator broke. replaced with a new one from the parts store. 
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. 
220300 mi

US $300
Alternator failed and needed replaces 
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. 

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

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 
196400 mi

US $417
AC condenser/cleaner line failed, required unit to be replaced. 
200000 mi

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

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2000.5 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

99700 mi

A $3500
Front diff overhaul, replaced rear seals on diff, 
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) 
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. 
113960 mi

A $330
Jeep in for wheel alignment and right side outer boot replaced due to tear. 
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. 
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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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic AWD w/low range

179480 mi

R 12000
Transmission repair kit 
123000 mi

US $1050
ECM needed replaced, OBD code was P0505, tried replacing IAC and TPS myself but did not work, was bad ECM, because of the Flash needed for new ECM went to Dealer, usually try to avoid Dealer at all costs. 
153000 mi

US $1000
Replace crankcase seal Leaking heater core 
156000 mi

US $350
Replaced fuel injectors 
156200 mi

US $230
Replaced front driveline 
188000 mi

US $1800
Fuel injection # 7 Replaced Replaced muffler. Had a hole in it. 

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

110000 mi

US $1700
Cooling fan failed, overheated engine, head gasket failed, put pressure on cooling system, radiator exploded 
148000 mi

US $400
Valve cover gasket leak and other various oil leaks 
153000 mi

US $450
Rear main seal and oil pan gasket leak. LOF 
163000 mi

US $999
Front and rear brakes, rear rotors. Rear hatch struts replaced. Water pump catastrophic failure. Pieces lodged in the thermostat keeping it from opening. Lifetime water pump purchased long ago really pissed off the shop. 

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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

104000 mi

US $3000
leaking gasket,  leaking transmission,  bad alternator 

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