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  1. 4WD lock button doesn't exist.

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hey guys, I recently bought a used Jeep Patriot 2012 LL, but Its the first time to buy jeep so I have a question. When I turn on the engine I see that I have options such as off-road and 4WD cruise. but I don't have any 4WD lock as I see in many pictures. can someone explain this to me please?
  2. Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    How do I know if my Jeep Patriot has Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II?
  3. Adding 4WD to my 2WD

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I have a 2009 Patriot that is only 2wd fwd. I'm looking for how to get 4wd. I'm a complete idiot at this and I need to know where to start and if it's even possible.:doh:
  4. Getting Stuck in 4 inches of Snow

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I have 2014 Patriot Limited with 9000 miles on it. runs great. acceleration is nice and zippy. this weekend i pulled off the road into 4 inches of snow and became stuck. I proceeded to turn off the traction control and locked in the 4wd. when i hit the accelerator, it would not give me any revs...
  5. 4WD or AWD?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hey Guys, Hopefully this is the right sub-forum to post this question. I have a 2014 Patriot 4x4 FDI and wanted to know if the 4x4 is only engaged when the 4x4 lock is on. I read somewhere that the lock should be engaged when driving at slower speeds in mud or snow, but otherwise if the lock...
  6. Help! Abs sensor, bas/esp, 4wd!, traction control, brake system lights

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hello all, i need some help diagnosing/troubleshooting some issues i have been having with my 2008 patriot sport. On my dash panel, I have the warning lights for ABS, esp/bas, traction control, 4wd!, and brake system lights on. I am getting to my wits end (and bank account) trying to isolate...
  7. Question About the Patriot's off-road capability!

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    I just got myself a new Patriot with Freedom Drive I 4WD. My question is; what is the difference between Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II? Is there anything off-road related I can't/shouldn't do because I have FDI rather than FDII? Also, what's the most you've done off-road with your FDI...
  8. Newbie With 4WD Questions!

    Newbie Check-In
    I just got myself a new Patriot with Freedom Drive I 4WD. My question is; what is the difference between Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II? Is there anything off-road related I can't/shouldn't do because I have FDI rather than FDII? Also, what's the most you've done off-road with your FDI...
  9. New (old) Jeep Patriot - Questions

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hello all! Got my first jeep today - 2009 limited 4wd in black with 75000km. Looks brand new :) So I have a question about the off road capabilities and freedom drive system. I am in Australia and as far as I know there is only one freedom drive option. Is this still capable and will it get me...
  10. Beach driving - no worries

    Australia
    Just got back from my first beach adventure, went to the soft sands of lancelin. Took a Subaru forester owning mate along and have to say, we were both massively impressed with the patriot's ability off road. We let tyres down to 18psi, ESP turned off and attacked some deeply rutted and soft...
  11. "North Edition" Features?

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hello: I have been trying to figure out the exact details now for a while, but do not seem to have a clear answer. What exactly is the "North Edition" Patriot? Here are things I think may be true about the North Edition: A. It may ONLY be available in Canada. B. It has a very attractive...
  12. Finally A Member!

    Newbie Check-In
    Hello Everyone: I am finally a member after trying for roughly 8 weeks. The problem I had was my particular e-mail address would not receive the "verification" e-mail from this site... so I sat in limbo. Unfortunately, the contacts given on this site were never answered. Finally I tried a...
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