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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,180 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2014 Jeep Patriot electrical problems

electrical problem

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2014 Jeep Patriot Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

Jul 092014

Patriot 4-cyl

  • 1,005 miles


Vehicle unexpectedly shuts off and locks brakes while driving (35-40 mph). Very dangerous experience due to loosing control of vehicle while traveling.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #2

Jan 112014

Patriot 4-cyl

  • 2,600 miles
After a severe rainstorm discovered water on my dashboard and leaking from my dome light plate. Water has shorted out passenger side dome light and am worried about further electrical damage.

- Molalla, OR, USA

problem #1

Aug 192013

Patriot 4-cyl

  • 600 miles
I purchased this 2014 Patriot four weeks ago with, I have not even made a first payment. Yesterday while driving in a parking lot my Jeep lost all power. I was shifted into drive and would hit the gas pedal and nothing would happen. There was absolutely no warning that is was going to stall, no indicator lights ever turned on. I placed the Jeep in park and turned off the ignition. Turned it back on, it was not immediate there was some lag on the start and was able to drive it again. I took it to my local dealership today to be inspected after a few hours they told me they could find nothing wrong and sent me on my way. I have investigated further and found that the 2011/2012 models have been investigated for this same problem in the past. This is a terrifying and dangerous occurrence that must be resolved. I am now fearful that this will reoccur in much more congested or high speed conditions.

- Winter Park , FL, USA

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