We use cookies to analyze & improve your experience, & to personalize content and ads. He did a test that he said without an error code they could not do anything. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. Dealers are worthless; no positive responses at all. Whining and sudden power loss then the transmission overheated light comes on. Issues start with a whining noise, overheat warnings, and an inability to accelerate. The worst complaints are body / paint, electrical, and windows / windshield problems. Took it to the dealer after my own mechanic couldn't figure out what the noise was. The Jeep Liberty (KK), or Jeep Cherokee (KK) outside North America, is a compact SUV that was produced by Jeep.Introduced for the 2008 model year as a successor for the first generation Liberty.The Liberty featured unibody-construction.It was assembled at the Toledo North Assembly Plant in the United States, as well as in other countries including Egypt and Venezuela. Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. Everything word for word that everyone posted about this problem happened to me. Pulled over to a Jeep dealership, he witnessed the sound and agreed after test drive to not drive it any further on my trip that was uphill. The Jeep Patriot is an SUV. Suspect bearing inside CVT. Get 2016 Jeep Patriot values, consumer reviews, safety ratings, and find cars for sale near you. Thought it had something to do with the wheels. I have always loved Jeeps but this may be the last time I purchase one. The complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem. This past weekend had to pull over 3 times on a 2.5 hour drive. Find the best used 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee near you. I had same issue on major highway. 3 weeks after I purchased it used, Jeep Compass it made a whining sound, when it got louder I was losing acceleration and then could not make it go over 40mph. It gets EPA-estimated 22-25 MPG combined. Anyone have any suggestions? Transmission whines and then quits pulling. If you continue to use this site, you consent to this use of cookies. Unbelieveable how many Patriots are having this problem. I switched it into the auto-stick so I could continue to go up hill but had to drive that way the rest of my trip. My mom passed away leaving me with a 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a 2014 Jeep Patriot. Happened 2 other times on me and they still won't do anything without this damn error code. Although the 2008 Jeep Patriot has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2011 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher … Not safe or reliable on the road, and the sales rep said I would have not problems towing a small tent trailer. Trying to get a mechanic to fix transmission asap. Learn more about the 2010 Jeep Patriot. Temperature gauge goes up and transmission starts whining and slips. Chrysler should make a mends for this. After it cools down I was back on the road as if nothing was wrong. Must pull over to let trans cool off. Bump the Patriot problem graphs up another notch. We have 1,900 Jeep Patriot vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 975 1-Owner cars, and 2,015 personal use cars. Every used car for sale comes with a free CARFAX Report. Late 2014 model year Patriots changed to a non-CVT transmission. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. Every used car for sale comes with a free CARFAX Report. Very dangerous situation. Vehicle started to lose power driving on interstate - up hill. Also just replaced the catalytic converter a few months before that. I started hearing a grinding noise while in motion. "CarComplaints.com" ®, "Autobeef", "What's Wrong With YOUR Car?" We have 216 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 56 1-Owner cars, and 301 personal use cars. 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CVT howls directly proportional to speed. 2010 Jeep Patriot 90,000 mi, Visitor the dealership told me that I would need a transmission soon--that the transmission dipstick line was broken,it has a whinning noise to it ..the transmission does not slip..they said I needed to relplace the line and change the transmisission fluid While driving down the road the transmission light came on and it started making a whining noise and slowed the car down to where I could only go 35 mph. Sounds like this is more common than I realized. Now have 121500 miles on it, the dealer says nothing wrong.. yeah right, I took it in yesterday for an oil change and it has had a hesitation when accelerating, today my transmission sensor came (with a whining noise) on as we were driving at 70mph then it began to slow, we pulled over until the light kicked off and now it really hesitates when you put into drive but seems to go through the gears ok once you began driving but every time you slow and proceed, it seems to really hesitate. Although the 2008 Jeep Patriot has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2011 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most common solution is replacement of the transmission. Then this year I tried to go to Vegas and then it happened. I have now taken it into the dealership twice and they cannot "duplicate" the problem. How can I trust this vehicle on the open road? happened on an interstate at 75 MPH and it slowed me to about 40-45. When dealer checked out vehicle, (two days later), everything had reset and vehicle was operating normally. I feel like I'm putting more money into repairs than the cost of the car. Started with a slow faint whin. Here are total complaints by model year for the Jeep Patriot. It started whining early, guess it was about 30000 or so, then it got much worse and overheated. It is clearly not coincidental. Now the problem is it won't go at all and have been told the transmission is broke and needs to be rebuilt which is going to cost 2100.00. Chrysler is recalling an estimated 522 vehicles, including the 2014 Jeep Compass and Patriot, 2013 Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 equipped with 2.4-liter engines for a … Premature CVT Transmission Failure on Jeep Patriot. I had this problem with the whining noise but was never on a hill or drive long enough for the trans to overheat, so I tried not to think so hard about it and turn my music up lol. This has happened several times. For 2012, the Jeep line-up expands the use their powerful performance ally, the Pentastar V-6 engine. the dealership told me that I would need a transmission soon--that the transmission dipstick line was broken,it has a whinning noise to it ..the transmission does not slip..they said I needed to relplace the line and change the transmisission fluid. Overall the worst problem category is Jeep Patriot body / paint problems. Click on the graph bars for more details about a specific model year. This is not satisfactory to me as a customer. Currently seeking multiple opinions at the best approach. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. Quickly and had to pull over 3 lanes of fast moving traffic ® ``! 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