definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,760 miles

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee steering problems

steering problem

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 132007

Grand Cherokee 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While driving 75 mph, the power steering and power brakes lost power for approximately thirty seconds. All of the warning indicator lights illuminated. The contact pulled over and turned off the engine. The vehicle failed to restart and was towed. Currently, the vehicle still fails to restart and the dealer is unable to determine the cause of failure. The current and failure mileages were 55,000.

- Toledo, OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 192005

Grand Cherokee 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 520 miles
While driving on I-95 at about 0630 hours East bound towards exit 53 in branford, ct when and without any noise or warning it became extremely difficult to steer the 2005, Jeep grand, Cherokee. This vehicle had at the time of the catastrophic loss of steering fluid, 520 miles on the odometer. Dealer, branhaven motors, branford, ct has indicated that the belt, hose to the power steering unit, and hood insulation mat will be replaced. Power steering fluid was sprayed over the entire engine compartment. No fire only an acrid odor. Question" what about the power steering unit. Was the unit damaged by this sudden and complete loss of power steering fluid? will the repair make the vehicle whole or will this occur again"the old parts have not been requested since the work will not be completed until April 22, 2005.

- New Haven, CT, USA

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