An abnormal noise and/or vibration may be noted from the front brakes during light braking. Our technicians tell us it may be necessary to replace the steering knuckle and hub assembly, along with resurfacing the rotors to correct this concern.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Jeep Patriot Abnormal Noise and/or Vibration From Front Brakes During Light Braking
Jeep Patriot Problem
Average Mileage: 75,000 mi (35,000 mi - 127,000 mi)
Visitor, 2008 Jeep Patriot, 127,000 mi
front brakes rattled when applied.then forcing struts up and down by hand .. pushing on hood they stopped . driving on a rough road started them up again .suspension bad getting the struts replaced soon under lifetime warranty.
Visitor, 2009 Jeep Patriot, 63,000 mi
Just had brakes replaced and found out the ball joints on both front wheels are completely shot. No way they should be this bad at only 63,000 miles. This is what was causing a clunking noise while driving. Very dangerous situation and plan to fix asap.