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  1. Towing trailer cross country

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    I have a 2016 2.4l CVT patriot. I’m moving cross country from California to Virginia in the next month or so. I have a class lll tow package installed. I was planning on renting a 5’ x 8’ uhaul trailer. I will only have a mattress, crib and a dresser with a few boxes in it. Is this a safe move...
  2. Manual transmission - oil cooler for sale

    The Outpost
    OEM Mopar manual transmission, oil cooler - Part number 82210701. Good insurance policy to keep your Jeep running cooler. I sold my Patriot before installing and found it it my garage. It is new, in the original box. It should fit a 2012-2017 Patriot or Compass (Manual Transmission), but...
  3. Towing

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    What are you towing with the Patriot? If this topic is discussed on this forum already please point me to the thread. Thanks Kent
  4. New 2016 4x4 Patriot Owner!

    Newbie Check-In
    Hello All! I was so excited to find this site... It's been a little difficult sifting through all the different Jeep model stuff on the web to find things specific to my Jeep Patriot. Finding a site dedicated to Patriot owners is very exciting! My parent's bought me my first car when I was 17...
  5. 2016 Jeep Patriot Towing Package

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Looking to maybe buy a 2016 Jeep Patriot 4x4 2.4L 6 speed High Altitude this week (lease). The problem is, they have none with hitches on them. What comes with the tow prep group? I would have to order one to be able to get that package from the factory. Is this something the dealer can add on...
  6. Rear bumper access port?

    Hey guys, The fact that the pat has no tow hooks or legitimate towing points is really beginning to get on my nerves. Fortunately, I noticed that my rear bumper has a small plastic square that can be removed, which exposes a circular opening. Ive called two dealers, and they both said its for...
  7. I've had a pretty awful week

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Just got the '09 2WD 5speed manual back from the shop for a new clutch. It happened quickly (70k), but I have gone on a few cross-country trips with it and I taught my GF how to drive stick on it. Anywho, the tow truck that picked it up apparently towed from the rear. He was being lazy. I had...
  8. Can I tow a car on a dolly?

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Sorry gents my first post and I did a search but I couldn't find much. Just about towing boats and campers. I have a 2013 sport 2.0 fwd. if I install the oil cooler and a hitch, can I safely tow a 2010 Honda Fit with it? We are moving from Illinois back to California. I towed the car with a 3.0...
  9. Looking at the Patriot

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    A couple of questions. I have been out of a Jeep for over 1.5 years now and am ready to get back into one (my last being a 1994 ZJ, loved that Jeep!). Anyways, the patriots have caught my eye, but I have a couple questions: 1) I have two chocolate labs, and they regularly ride with my wife and i...
  10. Towing Retrofit?

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Never mind. (This forum doesn't let one delete a post?)
  11. Towing?

    Electrical and Audio
    I just got a 2011 Patriot Latitude 2.0 2X4 automatic and it states online that it comes standard with a towing prep group that has wiring harness and oil cooler. I can not find the harness anywhere nor under the vehicle. Am I blind? ~Also where is the oil cooler? ~I want to install a hitch...
  12. 2011 Brake Controller Location

    Electrical and Audio
    I am picking up my new 2011 Patriot on Monday and will soon need to install a brake controller for my pop-up camper. Normal brake controller location would be on the panel below the ignition, BUT I was reading the manual and that is where the Knee Bolster is located as part of the Air Bag...
  13. Overweight towing - Consequences?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    What are the consequencees of towing a trailer that weights 10% more than the Patriot's rating of 2000 LBS? I am thinking about buying a new camper trailer that weights 2200 LBS. I took it for a test drive and it tows well, but the engine is definately rev'ing at a higher RPM. In a worst case...