NHTSA — Exterior Lighting: Headlights Problems

3.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,950 miles

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee lights problems

lights problem

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #2

May 132007

Grand Cherokee

  • 38,000 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 stated that the headlights flickered on her vehicle, and would also turn off and not back on. The instrument panel lights would also flicker. On approximately 6-8 occasions, the vehicle would not start. The computer system was replaced and the starting failure was resolved; however, the headlights still flickered approximately 90% of the time they were activated. The VIN was unknown. The current mileage was 52,000 and failure mileage was 38,000.

- New Sweden, ME, USA

problem #1

Sep 282006

Grand Cherokee 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,900 miles
: the contact stated the illumination of the instrument panel flickered and failed on three separate occasions. The service brake warning light illuminated each time. On two of those occasions, the brake pedal went mushy, but began operating after the brake pedal was pumped several times. The headlights failed to illuminate on the last occasion while traveling 45 mph. The vehicle was returned to the service dealer three different times for service, but the problems continued. The manufacturer sent an engineer to inspect the vehicle.

- Phelps, NY, USA

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