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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
109,750 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. replace mass air sensor,throttle body (1 reports)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 062015

Grand Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • 141,000 miles


Vehicle began having issues accelerating from a stop, as it would sputter and stall. Most times it would start up fine, maybe sputter again, but once I got to second gear it would run fine. Some occasions is would not start up for several minutes. Had the crank position sensor changed, and it no longer had issues with accelerating from a stop, but once I got to 20 MPH the lights would flicker, speedometer would jump between 20 and 30, and vehicle would stall, coasting to a stop. Some times it would really fight to accelerate while driving. It would threaten to stall and eventually stall. Starting it back up takes a few tries, as it has a hard time turning over and idling.

- , Londonderry, NH, USA

problem #3

Apr 012015

Grand Cherokee Laredo

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

The engine surges or lunges when I am stopped and sometime while driving

- , St. Louis, MO, USA

problem #2

May 022011

Grand Cherokee 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

have 2004 jeep grand cherokee which has been hard to start at first,then it began having a hard time idling and was constantly stalling while driving,causing a very unsafe environment for me and my passengers not to mention those driving around me. without warning at all my truck would stall out causing loss of steering and brakes. research showed me that this is a recall item from may of 2004.i bought the vehicle used from a jeep dealer in pgh pa,and never received recall notice. had i not had this problem i would never had looked up recall.then the engine light came on and the truck would not start for weeks mainly during cold wet weather.on warm days it would run fine. finally tried to start a couple of days ago,it started and i drove straight to dealership.told them about stalling idling and engine light.i also told them about the recall notice for ccps sensor.

they however said cps sensor wasn't the problem and fixed mass air sensor and cleaned throttle body out and changed air filter.$388.00 however i still have same condition constant stalling and idling as well as hard starts.mechanic where i work said he had same jeep and problem was crank position sensor and throttle body and mass air sensor.

I'm taking back to dealership today and demanding they fix cps sensor as first requested

and ill need a loner vehicle,as my wife and i need a way to get to work. if they don't give loner vehicle then i want it fixed right away no excuses!! anyone else with this problem.

they said last time its a 2.5 hr fix.and I'm inconvenienced again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- , Moon Township, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 182007

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee INLINE 6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

I am forced, after three differant shops could not find any problem and the replacement of fuel pump, and temp sensor that I would have to take it to a dealership.

- , Eustace, TX, USA

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