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What Jeeps have you owned? Please share a list, description, and your impressions of it/them.

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1974 Cherokee, 360, a/t. Otherwise bare bones. Loved it. Sold it when I got married cuz I couldn't afford both the Jeep and the Wife. Tough decision but I've still got the Wife, and several Jeeps since.

1988 Wrangler 258, 5-spd. (Wife's) Wife worked for a hospital. She needed to get there even in bad weather.

1993 Cherokee, 4.0 5-spd. (Mine) Used it for work. Couldn't keep a clutch in it. Got wrecked followed by a poor repair job. Glad to be rid of it after only 6 months..

1994 Wrangler, 2.5 5-spd. (Wife's) She'd traded the '88 Wrangler (above) for something "cushier." First snowstorm She slid off the road in Her Buick Grand Sport. She went back to a Jeep.

2004 Wrangler, 4.0 5-spd. (Wife's) Nice vehicle. Wish we'd kept it longer.

2008 Patriot 2.4 CVT. (Mine) Loved it. FWD would go anywhere in the snow -- who needs 4wd? Sold it to a friend at 280,000 miles. He's still driving it -- over 300,000 miles now.

2014 Patriot 2.0 5-spd. (Wife's) Love it; still have it. Got it because we liked my 2008 so much. 180,000 miles, only one minor repair. Almost sold it a couple years ago, but with gas prices today I'm glad we kept it. Wife is using it for a daily driver.

2011 Wrangler, 3.8 5-spd. (Wife's) Maybe the best Jeep we've had. Really regret selling it, but we traded to replace my 2018 Compass that got wrecked.

2018 Compass, 2.4 a/t. (Mine) Used a lot of oil, but fuel economy was phenomenal. Totaled by insurance company because all the airbags deployed.

2019 Compass, 2.4 a/t. (Mine -- replaced the 2018 above). Still have it. 93,000 miles. No significant problems.

2021 Wrangler, 3.6, 6-spd. Got it just before prices went crazy. Still have it. So far no problems.
 

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Just my 2014 FDII Patriot. Purchased in 2016 with 20k miles on it. I loved it until the beginning of 2020. I still like it, but now it's one problem after another. The front end has been shaking for a year when accelerating. I can't find anything wrong so I've had it to 4 shops... they can't find anything wrong either, but they all said it shakes like a SOB. Will probably be the last FCA vehicle I ever purchase.
 

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Just my 2014 FDII Patriot. Purchased in 2016 with 20k miles on it. I loved it until the beginning of 2020. I still like it, but now it's one problem after another. The front end has been shaking for a year when accelerating. I can't find anything wrong so I've had it to 4 shops... they can't find anything wrong either, but they all said it shakes like a SOB. Will probably be the last FCA vehicle I ever purchase.
Could be a slipped belt inside a tire. Are your tires OEM size? I had an awful set of tires that gave our Wrangler the "death wobble." I had another set on my Pontiac that shook between 55-70MPH. They were OK faster or slower or under acceleration, but just bopping along at 65 was miserable. Once I dumped those tires my vehicles were fine.
 

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Just my 2010 Patriot, not trading it or selling it, especially not for one of those new rolling computers Fiat and everybody else are pushing out these days.
 

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Could be a slipped belt inside a tire. Are your tires OEM size? I had an awful set of tires that gave our Wrangler the "death wobble." I had another set on my Pontiac that shook between 55-70MPH. They were OK faster or slower or under acceleration, but just bopping along at 65 was miserable. Once I dumped those tires my vehicles were fine.
The first shop I went to thought that too. My tires are stock size. When I rotate the tires the problem doesn't change, and it just shakes the front end, can feel it in the steering wheel and under my feet. I also swapped wheels for a few days with my brothers friend (he's got an '11 Patriot) and the problem remained.
 

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I had a 1998 Wrangler 2.5l 5 speed previous to my 2014 Patriot 2.4l 4x4. I needed a good vehicle to drive through the mountains here in all weather, especially in unplowed snow conditions. My Wrangler blew a piston at 350,000km, which I replaced myself, and then blew a second piston at 375,000km which damaged the cylinder significantly. I loved that vehicle, put alot work into lifts, tires, cb, engine mods but it really was a gas guzzler. My Patriot has been way more fuel efficient, and I'm holding back on doing any mods, just maintenance. I just miss having the simplicity of the old jeep over the new ones, like having to remove a tire to change light bulbs in the front or running wired for new fog lights on my Patriot pisses me off lol
 

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Just my 2014 FDII Patriot. Purchased in 2016 with 20k miles on it. I loved it until the beginning of 2020. I still like it, but now it's one problem after another. The front end has been shaking for a year when accelerating. I can't find anything wrong so I've had it to 4 shops... they can't find anything wrong either, but they all said it shakes like a SOB. Will probably be the last FCA vehicle I ever purchase.
I'm sure the mechanics already went through these: maybe it's a bad inner CV joint? Broken motor mount? Possibly a the drive line to the rear lost a balance weight since power is transferred to the rear when accelerating?
 

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Never was a Jeep fan more sports car person, Mustangs, Vettes. Z's

Did my oldest a solid brought his 2010 Patriot so he could grab a new 2015 Grand Cherokee ( which he refuses to get rid of ) cause I want it

Now Vettes gone, Z''s gone haven't had a Mustang since 1973

Just 2010 Patriot, 2008 Dyna and gf has a 2020 Honda Pasdport "Which Stays Park" and She takes my Jeep to work STILL !

Once this bs stops, going to grab a 2023 or 2024 CR-V or my oldest kids 2015 jeep Grand if he'll sell it to me

MY newest driver (16 y.o.) in the family will get my Patriot once I teach her 5 sp if her Mom let's it Go / Ghee do I sound Pissed...

You may ask how do I get around 2020 Trek SL 6 road bike, been a B+ lass cyclist now for 20 yrs minus 8 weeks

Dr. released me to cycle only 10 miles a day




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Solo mi Patriot 2010, no lo cambio ni lo vendo, especialmente no por una de esas nuevas computadoras rodantes que Fiat y todos los demás están lanzando en estos días.
[/COTIZAR]YO TAMBIÉN UNA PATRIOT 2010, AL DÍA DE HOY TIENE 109.000 KM., DE FÁBRICA Y TAMPOCO LA CAMBIO POR UN MODELO + NUEVO
 
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