Vehicle2007 Jeep Patriot Sport 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
ReviewI purchased this vehicle with only 18,000 miles on it a year ago. I was really happy with it until it started chugging every so often while driving in reverse and also while driving at very slow speeds. I have been told that it has transmission problems and will need a new one. It only has 29,000 miles on it, the 3 yr dealership warranty has expired and I have been told a new transmission on this vehicle runs $7,000.
Worst FeaturesA vehicle with hardly any miles on it should not need a new transmission already.
on 03/18/11 06:13 AM (UTC)
This review is false information. 1) The Power-train warranty on a jeep, both new and certified used, runs at least 60k, unless you upgraded to the lifetime warranty. 2) Even out of warranty, this transmission only runs about 3-4k to replace. I dont know where you got $7k. Either you are incorrect, or the dealer is ripping you off.Report it
on 08/08/11 02:47 AM (UTC)
My 2007 5 speed Jeep Patriot also needs a new transmission it only has 50,000 miles on it and the warranty is obviously lapsed. This is unfortunate because I am still paying on this vehicle and wont be paid off till 2013. I cannot afford the new transmission. Does anyone have any ideas as to going about this the cheapest way possible to get this problem resolved.Report it
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