really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,750 miles

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2015 Jeep Patriot brakes problems

brakes problem

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2015 Jeep Patriot Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 152016


  • 10,000 miles


The contact owns a 2015 Jeep Patriot. The contact stated that while driving at 40 mph and avoiding a crash with a vehicle in front, the brake pedal was depressed and the brakes seized. In addition, the steering wheel was difficult to maneuver in order to veer to the side. As a result, the contact crashed into the rear of the vehicle in front. The air bags failed to deploy. There was a police report filed. The contact sustained neck and right shoulder injuries which required medical attention. The vehicle was towed and deemed destroyed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 10,000.

- Thornton, CO, USA

problem #3

Apr 152015


  • 15,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Jeep Patriot. While reversing the vehicle, the rear brakes made a lot of noise. The vehicle was taken to a local dealer and the brake shoes were changed; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure was not remedied. The failure mileage was 15,000.

- Northville, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 312015


  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Jeep Patriot. While traveling approximately 65 mph, the brake pedal was applied and did not respond in enough time to stop the vehicle. As a result, the vehicle crashed into the side of a truck and the front passenger side air bag did not deploy. The contact sustained injuries to the chest and both hands were swollen which required medical attention. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to a yard. A police report was filed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and was unable to complete an investigation to determine the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 062015


  • 2,000 miles
On about January 15, 2015, less than 2 months after purchase and with less than 1500 miles, this vehicle accelerated out of control & I was unable to get it to respond by braking. The vehicle was brought to burdick Chrysler Jeep in cicero, NY where it was purchased & they were unable to properly diagnose/repair the vehicle & said there was nothing wrong with it.while traveling on Feb 5 I experienced an issue with the cruise control not 'staying' where it was set- continuing to accelerate, then instead about 1/2 way to our destination, I started to experience random issues such as attempting to accelerate and the vehicle behaving as if it was in neutral. I located the Jeep dealer closest to my destination, safford Chrysler Jeep in va, & dropped the vehicle off. Safford had the vehicle the entire day of Friday, 2/06/15, & was unable to properly diagnose/repair the vehicle- saying they could not find anything wrong with it. Upon releasing the vehicle back to us, having driven only approx.10 miles, my cousin had near-death experience in heavy traffic, the vehicle began again accelerating out of control & would not respond to normal braking while my cousin was driving. We contacted Jeep customer care by phone to report these issues the evening of Friday, 2/06. The Jeep is currently at safford Chrysler Jeep in springfield, va, having been towed there on Saturday, 2/07. We were told by safford that they found an error message of some sort indicating the gas and brake were engaged at the same time, which is in keeping with our report of the vehicle accelerating on it's own and not responding to braking, but they were unable to diagnose or repair the problem that day or the following day prior to our departure from Virginia.there has been a serious lack of response from to burdick Chrysler Jeep in cicero, NY, safford Chrysler Jeep in springfield, va, &Jeep customer care.

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

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