2009 Jeep Patriot Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Jeep Patriot

2009 Jeep Patriot Problems

CVT Transmission

Bought a 2007 Jeep Patriot Sport 4x4 from www.whybuythrifty.com in coopersburg, pa...
Bought it with 54,544 miles 01/2013, no extended warranty was offered, and now at 70,053 transmission is shot.
Giving people a fair warning on this dealership...

Top it off, I financed it $14,351.25. Still owe $13,833.00
Thrifty Auto Sales
241 South 3rd Street (Route 309)
Coopersburg, PA
18036

610-282-1414

Manual Transmission Shifting Difficulty

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.

Engine Will not Start Due to Wireless Control Module Fault

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.

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2009 Jeep Patriot Questions

Is there any legal recourse in a repair shop taking 45 days to make a repair? (1 answer)

Service dept does not answer phone, or return calls in a timely fashion. Cannot give a completion date.

My 2009 patriot engine runs fine but when the engine warm up it loses power (1 answer)

The engine runs fine but the jeep will not speed up when you give it more gas what is the problem 2009 Jeep patriot with a self contained transmission ( no dip stick)

The car is shuddering during acceleration between gear changes. (1 answer)

Also blowing black smoke between gear changes as if it's running rich. Noticed that the aluminium spring latch on the fuel tank where the fuel bowser nosel pushes through is missing. It was there when I bought the jeep now i'm guessing it has broken off and fallen into the fuel tank. Coul...

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2009 Jeep Patriot Recalls

Chrysler Recalls Certain 2009 Vehicles Due to Problem with Printed Circuit Board

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 Reviews

Bought this car new. Goodyear Wrangler tires lasted until 33,500 miles. Switched over to 90,000 mile Michelin Defenders. Ball joints went at 21,000 miles (driver side) and 33,000 miles (passenger side), no off road, just pavement. Other than that, it's been a great car and I will drive it until it dies. Good gas mileage, great for 2400 mile road trips, great to sleep in. Am able to fit a ton of...
2009 I decided to down size from a 4 door 8 foot bed Nissan Fontier that had 195000 miles with not more than oil change, tires replaces/rotated, air filters replaced. I bought the 2009 Jeep Patriot and had the transmission replaced (warranty covered) at 40,000 miles, the front idle arms replaced shortly there after then the front wheel bearing at about 45000 miles which just had to be replaced...
AC Compressor just went at 63K miles - $1,000 job to replace. Spark plugs need to be replaced every 30K per the manual. Stock tires are great - 46K miles on the first set of Wrangler SRAs - good snow performance here in Colorado. Interior is cheap, I had rattles almost from the beginning in the dash and air outlets. I average 25 mpg including occasional 4X4 driving (roads, not off road). Overal...

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