NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Page 4 of 41)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
15 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
14 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,953 miles

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee electrical problems

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments (Page 4 of 41)

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problem #760

Dec 122015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I have contacted the dealership, marburger Dodge in shelby nc and held on line for 10to 15 minutes and left several messages and they will not return my call or answer the phone about this recall

- Shelby, NC, USA

problem #759

Jun 082015

Grand Cherokee

  • 99,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that while driving at 51 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer but was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) however, the failure recurred. Manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 99,000.

- Maple Valley, WA, USA

problem #758

Dec 092014

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While parked, the vehicle failed to start. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the ignition switch and other parts needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system). The failure mileage and VIN were unknown. Updated 06/29/16

- Benton City, WA, USA

problem #757

Jul 212014

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V438000 (electricl system). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Pine Plains, NY, USA

problem #756

Sep 032014

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bell View, WA, USA

problem #755

Jul 142014

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Totowa, NJ, USA

problem #754

Feb 012015

Grand Cherokee

  • 100,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving approximately 50 mph, the instrument panel lights suddenly began to flicker off and on and the instrument panel gauges decreased to zero. The contact shut the engine off and restarted the vehicle. Moments later, the failure recurred and the exterior lighting shut off while driving. The contact indicated that the failure occurred on multiple occasions. The dealer could not diagnose the cause of the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Mashpee, MA, USA

problem #753

Nov 132015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Canton, GA, USA

problem #752

Dec 032015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact recieved notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Reseda, CA, USA

problem #751

Jul 212015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000(electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bridgewater, VA, USA

problem #750

Sep 032014

Grand Cherokee

  • 100,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving approximately 55 mph, the instrument panel lights began to flash. The failure recurred on several occasions while driving at various speeds. The contact stated that the battery was disconnected to reset the computer. The dashboard no longer flashed; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system), however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- South Bend, IN, USA

problem #749

Nov 302015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Ignition recall is this a farce they still do not have a fix really?

- South Bend, IN, USA

problem #748

Aug 122015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Katy, TX, USA

problem #747

Nov 242015

Grand Cherokee

  • 160,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 60 mph, the engine stalled without warning. The engine was able to restart. The failure recurred twice. The second time that the failure recurred, the vehicle did not restart. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The failure mileage was approximately 160,000.

- Waxhatchi, TX, USA

problem #746

Feb 032015

Grand Cherokee

  • 107,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) and stated that the parts needed for the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 107,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #745

Nov 092015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owned a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving, the contact's knee struck the ignition switch which caused the vehicle to lose power. The vehicle crashed into a telephone pole. The driver side air bag deployed. A police report was filed. No injuries were sustained. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The vehicle was destroyed. The failure mileage was unknown.

- East Providence, RI, USA

problem #744

Sep 152015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the contact's vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact also stated that various warning indicators on the instrument panel flickered and the vehicle hesitated and stalled numerous times. The contact had to make several attempts to restart the vehicle. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Troutville, VA, USA

problem #743

Jul 212014

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lancaster, TX, USA

problem #742

Nov 022015

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Consumer writes in regards to dealership unable to repair vehicle. The consumer was informed the parts were not available.

- Radnor, OH, USA

problem #741

Jun 152014

Grand Cherokee

  • 55,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle stalled while entering traffic without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or repaired. The manufacturer wa not notified of the failure. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V438000 (electrical system), however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer has exceeded a reasonable amount of time to do the repair. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was 55,000. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 1/14/16

- Ayden, NC, USA

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