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2009 Jeep Patriot

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2009 Jeep Patriot Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A no crank or no start condition may develop due to electronic lockup of the wireless control module (WCM), also referred to as the Sentry Key Remote Entry Module (SKREEM). When this module fails the remote keyless entry system will also not operate. The WCM is commonly replaced to correct this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A fluid leak may be noted from the front struts and/or the vehicle may handle "rough" Our technicians tell us that replacing the leaking struts and installing a revised jounce bumper and dust shield should correct these concerns.

Drive Train -- Verified

Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions may become difficult to shift. The repair may involve replacing the 3rd/4th/5ht & reverse gear synchronizer rings as a set.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Front wheel drive vehicles may develop a fuel gauge fluctuation issue. Our technicians tell us that replacing the fuel sending unit, clocking the fuel module, and installing a fuel jumper hose may be required to correct this concern.

2009 Jeep Patriot Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, November 10, 2008

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Chrysler is recalling 2009 Sebring, Dodge Caliber, Avenger, Journey, Jeep Patriot, and Compass models due to a new adhesive in the PCM manufacturing process that can cause the printed circuit board to break. This may cause the engine to stall and cause a crash without warning. Dealers will replace the PCM free of charge.

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2009 Jeep Patriot Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2009 Jeep Patriot, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Toa Baja, PR

I have a 2010 Jeep Patriot. I Softly hit other car back side, after that in the vehicle control panel EVIC (Electronic Vehicle Information Center) shows E --ยบ as Outside temperature display, The Ma...

lowellqc, 2009 Jeep Patriot, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Forest Lake, MN

No codes.... but it usually won't get past 1/8 on the gage [ that is ok ] after 20 minutes idle time ...usually runs at 3/8 on the gage after an hour of driving...never gets to 1/2 on the gage...

lowellqc, 2009 Jeep Patriot, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Forest Lake, MN

See above and earlier query...

lost confused girl, 2009 Jeep Patriot, Lexington, TN

Put vehicle in park & turned it back on & everything seemed fine light went off

TZone570, 2009 Jeep Patriot, Henryville, PA

Do you need to turn the car on to get the code? Or can it register with just power on? I had someone put the diagnostic machine on to read the code, but he did not turn the engine over.

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2009 Jeep Patriot Reviews

Ist my engine went at 18,000 miles and needed to be replaced. Now I am having blinker problems, plus a lower left ball joint and arm. It sucks.

At just over 50,000 miles I had to replace the left wheel bearing. Some other minor electrical issues so far. Jury is still out on overall reliablity.

My first Jeep was a 94 Cherokee which I bought used in 95. I drove it for over 14 years with only regular maintenance, except for when some bonehead broadsided me in 1999 and totaled it. I loved that car so much I had the body rebuilt and it kept right on running like a champ. Finally it started having problems a couple years ago - mainly it just wouldn't start - not even attempt to turn over. I gave my baby away, as I needed a dependable car at that moment. (Its now killing me that the guy fixed it and is driving it daily. I miss my baby!) I drove a nice older Dodge for a while but when its transmission started slipping, better to bow out and buy another car. A year ago I went looking for a Jeep. Bought a 2009 Patriot with 38K miles on it - nice little car, good gas mileage and my 1st 4-cylinder, which I didn't want but was surprised at how much I liked it after driving it. The little thing will scoot when you need it to. Love the sound system in it and the simplicity of the interior. One year later, the ABS, ESP and other brake lights came on, though I've had no issues or odd noises with braking. It had just rolled over 40K miles (I work at home and don't drive daily), so I'm thinking the sensor must be off. Wrong. Took it to the dealership and spent close to a grand to have the hydraulic ABS unit replaced. Needless to say, I am really really mad. One more major problem with a car this young and it is GONE - and I won't be buying another Jeep.

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