2008 Jeep Patriot Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Jeep Patriot
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2008 Jeep Patriot ProblemsPremature CVT Transmission Failure
There have been numerous complaints of early transmission failure, even with with normal servicing. Issues start with a whining noise, overheat warnings, and an inability to accelerate. The most common solution is replacement of the transmission. Late 2014 model year Patriots changed to a non-CVT transmission.
Water leaks may be noted from the front and/or rear roof area. Our technicians recommend to inspect the roof ditch and sunroof - Check all grommets and plugs, reseal roof seams, and replace the sunroof drain tubes if necessary.
My '08 Jeep Patriot eats lower ball joints. The right front was replaced at 36k miles. Left one went out at 43k miles. We called Chrysler to file a complaint and they paid to have it replaced at the dealership . We are now replacing the one the left front once again for third time! I heard the '07s were recalled for these and auto parts store said they can't keep them on the shelves.
2008 Jeep Patriot QuestionsJust replaced front and back abs sensors on my jeep how do I reset abs light (1 answer)
I just need the lights off before I get an inspection
Just brought in in for a check/tune. Mechanic is very thorough and very good (great reputation!). Changed a bearing in the left front wheel, recharged A/C, and checked hoses and transmission oil (very clean!)There are no "check engine" lights. We are leaving on a trip from Louisiana to ...
the symbol of an engine comes on just over the heat gauge,is this cylinder head coolant port hard to get to,do I tackle this and the two thermostatsas well? I haven't even had the car 24 hours and already I have to look into some repair, please help