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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
88,051 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace bulb strip (3 reports)
  2. not sure (2 reports)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee lights problems

lights problem

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 022015

Grand Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles


Its the brake light. When you tap on it, it comes on.

- , Spirit Lake, IA, USA

problem #4

Jul 012015

Grand Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles

Replace the bulb three times in three months. Paid to fix parts twice. Went to Jeep dealer on 2286 Flatbush Ave and was charged to fix light when I bought the vehicle to them for a recall. They charge me $328.58 and do not even have the part. I just paid for the part on July 1 and had it install by a mechanic and its not working again. I was never told they were going to charge me $269 to look at that issue regardless if they fixed it or not.The young lady was new but did not say that I had to pay the $269 to look at it until after she called me on the phone to tell me oh it not under warranty. They are some scam artist. i will never in life buy or bring my vehicle to Chrysler again or have any family or friends purchase from them or any Chrysler dealer. So now I paid for the service and am waiting for a week until the part comes in.


problem #3

Oct 232015

Grand Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles

Same damn issue with the rear tail light. Was pulled over by officer had to show him that I just paid all this money to get fixed and still not working. I also showed him the bill from when I originally purchased the part the first time on July 1 from 2286 Flatbush Ave dealer. Now waiting for a week for part to come in then to go back for them to replace. The sad part is this vehicle is hardly on the road. I pay twice for the same issue. You can't tell me this sh*t should not be recalled, it only have a lit bit of miles. If I get pulled over again and get a ticket I am taking them to court to pay for it.


problem #2

Dec 122014

Grand Cherokee SE 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,257 miles

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tail light out repeatedly

What is there to say? It is a crappy piece of S!%% that should be recalled, but why hold my breath? It is a Fairly simple fix. If you keep replacing the Bulbs or they work intermittently, here is the problem. The circuit boards for the bulbs melt over time or water gets in there and they rust. Good news. You do not have to buy a complete Brake Light assembly, just the circuit board. Here is the Link for it:

If you cannot click on it, just copy and paste. The most difficult part of it is removing the old one. The only thing Holding the Tail Light is is 2 Phillip Screws and 3 Light socket Plugs. The light, when screws are removed will seem hard to get out. No worries. Just Pull hard and evenly/straight with a lot of pressure, no yanking or jerking.

- , Savannah, GA, USA

problem #1

Jun 012013

Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 127,000 miles

My tail light must have a shortage. I have replaced the bulb twice this year so far. I will replace it again @ inspection time.

- , Durham, NC, USA

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