It,s a ton of fun with the soft top down and you always get waves from other Jeepers. Unless you have been under a rock, you surely have heard and read about the many we have handled over the past few years. I was so excited, I had a grand years ago and thought this was sporty lower cost option. They have computers that can be updated with firmware occasionally. My car has a manual transmission. After two weeks at a dealer they replaced the fork and throw out bearing but I still have the ticking. The nose is a huge blind spot I never noticed in the test drive but have caught myself almost hitting things because it's got a huge blind spot in the front.
The failure mileage was approximately 34. Engine: The Patriot comes with either 158-hp 2. Chrysler's number for this recall is S61. We have everything on video that happened after picking up the car from the dealership on may 21, 2016 and after taking it for a drive to assure the problem was gone again third time it was brought in. I manage to remember to leave the vehicle running as I walk inside, shaking with nerves. It's a glorified Fiat 500 with a jeep body on it.
Thus creating a huge safety issue as it could cause an accident. Still having the exact same troubles. Now at 96,000 miles same thing and this time I got brave and did it myself! The dealership said they checked the gearshift and it shifted every time for them. But it will do it. We have everything on video that happened after picking up the car from the dealership on May 21, 2016 and after taking it for a drive to assure the problem was gone again third time it was brought in. I had to fight to get a loaner car. And that tears them up.
How exactly in 6-10 seconds of backing does a clutch burn up and a flywheel warp? I am appalled at the fact that no one wants to take care of an issue that a 2 year old vehicle should not have. I thought I loved it. Said my jeep has been off road… it has not been. There is no timing belt. You see, modern cars are basically like computers and phones these days. Continue reading to understand what you should do whenever your car appears prepared to overheat.
There was a service bulletin on it. Also, my drivers side door leaks every time it rains. Take action and fight for your rights! Finally it was time for my appointment on Monday September 21, 2015 my jeep had 15,780 miles on it. There is everything wrong with this!!! I took it to my local Jeep dealership in wheeling, wv the following Monday. Light comes on and limp mode initiates. Start doing some research afterwards and find out lots of other people have experienced this in their jeep patriot as well. An electrical connection was repaired to correct this.
The dealer is unable to do anything to help take care of this issue and when I spoke with Chrysler they informed me that they can not take care of it either. The dashboard indicators are continuously flashing. Been complaining about whining noise for 2yrs, brought it to 3 different dealers. I want to love it, and at the end of the day it's a car so I will keep driving it but it's not my favorite car I have ever owned. This can be useful in loose snow or sand at low speeds.
Had it in the shop more than it was in my driveway. The overall reliability is not better than average. Read more: and We test drove the Patriot for over 3500 miles and other than some uneven tire wear, we didn't experience any problems. This is a Jeep Wrangler clutch problem where clutches are wearing out very quickly. A lower ball joint is pressed into the control arm. This component makes it feasible to make speed variations in the torque that is produced by the engine. I'm still covered by my powertrain warranty so I'm hoping not to pay.
Luckily I was in the right lane and pulled over. Restarted and every thing was normal. The road noise is a little annoying nut I just turn up the radio! On second clutch and having issues with the second clutch also. I can't imagine the 2. I have had to be towed to the dealer several times because the car is dead. The vehicle was checked on the computer repeatedly and did not show a code.
This time the dealership technicians also could not shift the vehicle out of park. Now, I too, have to get my clutch replaced and have to purchase it. Free to do whatever u like and screw those that kept u afloat and bailed ur company out when you was on the brink of closing your doors. When I took this patriot in Florida I moved my son car seat to the back driver side and the I sat in the back passenger side , while I folded the front seat flat down. Anybody know if this length of time and cost sound within ballpark? Now, as of I want to say 2012 they switched from the hydraulically controlled dual pump system to an electronically controlled power transfer system. Just backing up so I could go forward again. In case the vehicle is recalled later for that particular problem, you might be able to receive reimbursed from the automaker.
I truly wanted a Jeep Wrangler, however, the Patriot fit my budget. It happened last year a couple times where the light came on and I had to pull over to the side of the road and let it cool down. I took it to the dealer and they said everything was fine, not to worry about it. I still love this Jeep. Changing lanes on a highway is hard when your top speed is 20 and it takes 5 seconds to get there.