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  1. 2015 Patriot ignition key problems

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hi, we have a 2015 Patriot we are having an intermittent problem when we try to start the vehicle it will not start all the lights come, if we take the key out and try agin it will start fine we had the battery test it good any help would be appreciated
  2. Fried starter or seized engine??

    Engine and Drivetrain
    We went driving through a fairly deep puddle on the weekend, welll actually a few. As we were going through the puddle the engine started smoking and we smelt burning and then the patriot died. Water did come into the engine compartment and the water was at the botto of the door sill on the...
  3. Patriot won't start

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hey Everyone, I haven't been on for a while because we haven't had any issues. Patriot has been very good for my wife and I ...... YAY.... Until yesterday..... Long story short (or as short as I can make it) We went to Vegas last week and left the Jeep at the airport. We are in Canada and...
  4. ignition issue: intermittant

    Electrical and Audio
    I've recently been noticing a couple of things on my 2010 Patriot ignition: 1. The keyswitch doesn't bounce back into "run" position when starting. Most times I need to roll it back from the "ignition" position manually. (I only have Patriot key & house key on ring, so it's not a weight...
  5. Trouble with Starting (video)

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Can you guys diagnose? Scangauge II shows that I have 12.6 volts but still struggles. Then it drops to 10 if it doesn't crank. If it does crank it will shoot back to 13-14. So alternator seems to be in check. I got the battery tested already, and it's good. Could this be my starter going bad...
  6. 2007 Patriot -- Starter has mind of its own

    Newbie Check-In
    Hey, I'm new to the forum, but had my Patriot for a while. Up to now, things have been pretty much ok. Today, the starter got stuck on cranking the engine and stayed on, even after turning the ignition switch off! Any ideas?
  7. Neutral safety switch???

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi, I've be having issues with my '08 Pat not starting. Some days it would others it wouldn't. Now it just wont start at all. Battery is fine, Starter works and has been tested. When I turn the key ahead all lights come on, and sometimes I hear a click. But starter wont start. So I tried doing...
  8. Won't start

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Hi all, After reading some archived forum posts, my problem is yet to be solved. 2008 2.4L won't crank. I've tried the following things: -Checked fuses -Alternator tested and is ok -Starter connection seems ok -Brand new battery -Thought it was the starter relay, bypassed it by connecting the...
  9. Here is a remote starter wiring guide including pictures

    Electrical and Audio
    I recently buy a remote starter a it gives me a one time access to the database of wiring and location pictures of wires. It is for a JEEP PATRIOT 2009, maybe it's the same for 2007-2008. At your own risk! See attached files. PM me if you would like the original files in 1024X768.