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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (3%)

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (97%)

Chart based on 33 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

Rough shifting 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

24000 mi Service 4 wheel drive system light appeared on dash. Replaced a sensor. 
42000 mi persistent vibration noise, unrelated to diesel knocking 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

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

3000 mi Right front CV boot replaced. Originally thought damaged when towed for other warranty issue. All covered by warranty. Dealer also replaced right axle as precaution. 
7000 mi Replacement of left front CV boot and drive axle, as per Jeep bulletin. Right had previously failed. Replacement of transmission shifter in cabin - was sticking and difficult to operate. 
22000 mi TSB for occasional gear change harshness 
61380 mi Unexpected downshifts on highway (drops 2 gears) 
8360 mi Transmission issue, replace the transmission 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

turbocharged 187hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

26340 mi Dealer traced it to front drive shaft which apparently needed changing on a TSB. 
23560 mi After that all was well for a time, but then the knocking noise came back. This time the dealer traced it to a dry CV apparently caused by an incorrectly fitted boot retainer. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

470-horsepower 6.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

11000 mi The new 8 speed transmission is awesome but had an issue with hard/jerky downshifts. Dealer did a software update per TSB# 21-017-14 and it shifts perfectly now. No problems since the TSB was performed 
53000 mi Replace rear axle due to electrical wire holder breaking and allowing the cable to drag on the axle boot. Caused a grease leak and ruined the joint. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

5000 mi A TSB was done for the transmission. 
6200 mi Jeep would not go into gear, have to move back and forth to get it in gear. Performed BCM flash per RRT 14-050 18-19-02-P9 Module , body control reprogrammed. 
18500 mi Service 4WD light and warning indicator. Dealer found problem is actuator and motor (?) faults/failures, and needed to order replacement parts. Parts (hopefully) received to complete repair of 4WD actuator/motor issue. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5800 mi Transmission overheats when towing an RV weighing less than 3,500 lb. Vehicle is rated to tow 6,000 lb. Updated software. 
10700 mi Car was taken in for recall fix plus continued transmission overheating issues pulling RV trailer. Dealer said computer fix for recall should fix overheating. Haven't pulled RV since but transmission ran at 240 degrees in mountains. 
25000 mi Transmission overheated while traveling on interstate, NOT towing a trailer. Temperature topped at 273. Updated software. Dealer finally contacted manufacturer for possible resolutions on overheating transmission problem and they finally got it fixed. Fourth visit for this issue. Replaced a valve in the transmission. 
59300 mi Torn drive shaft boot 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

7500 mi Transmission shifted rough, lagged, hesitated, slammed gears. TSB performed. 100% different vehicle after update. Corrected all issues. 
11700 mi Transmission reflash. Still needs work 
24700 mi Rough Shifting. Valve body being replaced. 
9000 mi Updated "flash" on 8 speed transmission. TSB repairs: updated flash on transmission,replace overhead map light, install moisture protection boot on master brake power unit. 
9000 mi Poor downshifts 
Wife received Service 4WD Message. Dealer replaced 4WD transfer case control module. Tested another 160-170 miles and returned car to us as fixed, safe. Service 4WD Light on again. Car stereo/Nav was cutting out while driving back to dealer -- this is what happened when car first died. Car is still at dealer at this point, we are filing for Lemon buyback. 
2000 mi Dealer replaced Transfer Case and selector switch - something about clutches being too tight as determined by Chrysler STAR engineers. Vehicle has been as designed since then, but was in shop for a LONG time with this one. 
2000 mi Transmission shifting rough at times, felt like it was slipping at others. There is now a TSB out for this, but since Chrysler was buying it back and the dealer was 25 miles away, we just dealt with it until turn-in. 
41500 mi Under warranty, Jeep replaced the transmission's valve body. 
44000 mi The transmission would only work in third gear. Under Jeep warranty, a Jeep dealer replaced the original transmission, which had been repaired in April, with a remanufactured transmission, but failed after 2,000 miles for the same problem. 
11000 mi Flashed TCM and updated software 
31200 mi Transmission was shifting hard when going from 8 to 7 and 6 gears. Dealer reflashed TCM, performed quicklearn. Issue seems to have gone. 
11300 mi Software upgrade 
2000 mi delayed down shifts and up shifts intermitantly 
12000 mi have had thump on start up which they didn't find however they did several flash "Upgrades", now the doors don't unlock properly and the alarm goes off if I unlatch at the tail gate. 
6000 mi CEL lit up on a cold dark night. Went to the dealer the next day. They said the transmission valve body needed to be replaced. Got car back 4 days later. Shifts much smoother. But transmission drain pan is leaking so I have to go back. 
9200 mi SERVICE SHIFTER message appeared. Vehicle ran rough and could not shift into park. Left me stranded on the side of the road late at night. Towed to dealer for valve body replacement -- the second time this part was replaced. 
10000 mi Transmission jerking from acceleration and deceleration. 
16300 mi hard 1/2 up and down shift, there's a "bump." Dealer performed TSB update replaced valve body/reprogrammed TCM. 
18000 mi cont. hard 1/2/3 up-downshift despite prev valve body replacement. Replaced with "updated valve body". fix completed. 
21600 mi for the third time, hard 1/2/3 up-downshift despite prev 2 valve body replacements. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

6000 mi A second TSB applied for transmission shifting. 
26000 mi TSB to recalibrate the shift points for transmission. 
18000 mi Rough shifting. Computer did not know when to shift. Re-flashed with new software. Problem still comes and goes. 

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Problems

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