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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
140,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace engine (1 reports)
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012013

Grand Cherokee 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles


I purchased the car April 2012 and on Jan 1, 2013 the car drops dead at a signal light, luck for me it was only two blocks away from my house. I noticed that this Jeep was doing the same thing that my 2002 was doing and that is using oil but you never saw any signs of where the oil was going. It wasn't leaking it on the ground, it wasn't showing up with water in the oil and it wasn't blowing out the tail pipe.

Even the oil light wasn't coming on to say that you needed to add oil, the only thing that I noticed was when you thought it needed oil was when you saw the needles on the dashboard would start freaking out. A message would come up saying something in regards to them not working properly but for this day....nothing.

I got in the car and started it up, all systems were go and I went....two blocks. Recently I found out from the dealership that I purchased it from that the engine locked up. It was so funny because I haven't heard from them since I purchased the Jeep and a few days after this happen, I received an email from them asking how was the Jeep doing.

After informing me of the problem, they advised me to contact a Jeep dealer to see how much it was going to cost to have it repaired which I guess that's telling me that they were going to do anything to help knowing that I still owe 7 grand on this Lemon.

It is going to cost as much to repair this thing as I owe on it, like I told them in what state do you know that a 2003 Jeep is worth 13,000.

Please Kiss me if you're going to Screw Me!

- , Oklahoma, OK, USA

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