2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

Temperature Blend/Recirculation Doors May Fail and Cause AC Problems

Temperature blend and recirculation doors commonly fail, which can cause the AC modes not to change or the temperature to be different on the left and right sides. If replacing blend air doors, a recirculation door, a door link, or a sub-assembly housing, new heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) sub-assemblies are available that improve reliability.

HVAC Air Flow Switching to Defrost When Accelerating

The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops.  There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.

AC Blower May Only Work on High or Melt Connector at Blower

Failure in the blower motor power module (automatic temperature controls) or resistor block (manual AC) may cause the heater blower motor to work only on the high setting. The connector to the power module/resistor block is known to overheat (and sometimes melt). The connector or terminals should be replaced; a replacement connector is available.

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

How much does a repair cost for driver seat repair. (2 answers)

The seat is electrical; the electrical still works, its more like the base broke. The base is broke - the seat sits slanted even after I raise it higher.

Are there any repair shops that can fix or find the death wobble problem in a 03 jeep grand cheerokee in detriot and is not too expensive (1 answer)

Problems starting? (1 answer)

So two weeks ago my car was in the shop for a new starter because i was out at the store and it didn't want to start. I finally got it back this last week and in the parking lot of some store didn't want to start again. So i got it towed took the battery out apparently the battery was no ...

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls

Unexpected Airbag Deployment

The airbag control module can fail prematurely due to electrical noise beyond the tolerance it was designed for. As a result the front airbags, side airbags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated, increasing the risk of personal injury and/or a crash. Dealers will replace the airbag control module and front and/or side impact sensors as required to correct this concern.

Components of the Airbag System May Deploy Unexpectedly

A component in the air bag control module may fail causing the front airbags, side curtain airbags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated. Inadvertent deployment of the airbags may increase the risk of injury and the possibility of a vehicle crash. Dealers will install a supplemental wire harness to the airbag control module to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M35.

Chrysler Recalls 2001-2004 Grand Cherokees Due to Overheating Seats

Chrysler is recalling 2001-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees with heated seats and Chrysler recall no. 06V-197 completed (2003-2004 MY) or seat heater elements service replacement (2001-2002 MY). The front seat electric heater elements may overheat, which could cause a fire or injury. Dealers will replace the front seat heater elements free of charge.

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

I have a 2003 Gran erokee Jeep @ 143,000 miles. I took my car into the shop and they think it needs an ignition coul or a computer. The car is running rough. It starts but when it gets warm it cuts off. If changed from park to reverse it will cut off.
My Jeep that I bought it used, I thank that it is a strong SUV and I am keep it until it stops moving. The transmission, sometimes it stay in 1st and you have to run the RPM to 5000 then it shifts, but sometimes it stay in 2nd and it shifts will nices. The back windshild riper motor stop working and now I have to repair it, (how can I get inside it to replace it).... I thank you
OMG!!! This vehicle is a piece of crap. nothing but problems since being purchased. will never ever buy jeep again.

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