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post #1 of 2 Old 02-24-2014, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
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2014 jeep patriot rough start?

My 2014 patriot has 3,000 miles on it. I have had it shut off on me once at a red light, but started right back up. It has also had trouble starting randomly about 10 other times. Baiscally I will turn the key and hear it trying to start, but it wont start. I will then release the key and turn it again, then the patriot starts right up. It seems to happen if the car has been sitting a few hours, but not fully overnight. Can anyone explain this to me? The dealer wants to charge a fortune to "find" the problem, even though its under warranty!

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post #2 of 2 Old 02-24-2014, 11:53 PM
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My 2014 Compass one time cranked longer than normal to start (It had about 1k miles on it) but it started and has never died on me. Try a different dealer and file a claim at Chrysler, I would also say it should be covered under the 100k warranty.

Also, there is no need to hold the key on the ignition. If I recall, all new models have tip start, which cranks the engine over until it starts with out having to hold the key on the ignition setting.
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