Leaking Front Strut and/or "Rough" Handling on Jeep Patriot

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 66,250 (48,000–96,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2013
12 people reported this problem
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Both front struts and rear shocks are leaking and need to be replaced. Never once took my Patriot off road or hauled anything. My wife drives this Jeep back and forth to work only, all highway route, very disappointed.
new struts
LOUD and ROUGH!!!!!!!!!! Replaced Front Wheel Bearing, Ball joint and Rear Hub assembly.