Scotty my 2015 Jeep patriot's TIPM Module fried how hard is it to replace and what type of…

Scotty my 2015 Jeep patriot's TIPM Module fried how hard is it to replace and what type of programming is needed?

It should still be under warranty, check that first. You cannot program it yourself anyway, a special computer is needed, even I don't have one myself. So find a guy who has one to do the job, it's not a DIY job

here's some more info that could help you ysler's Troublesome TIPM
Power Problems, Recalls, and a Settlement

This funny sounding part is causing not so funny problems
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Imagine waking up to find your car’s windows rolled down, the blower motor running and the radio blasting. You have a couple logical explanations here:

The car is possessed and needs to be burned.
The car has a defective totally integrated power module (TIPM).
Honestly, I’m not sure which is worse.

What is a Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)?

If you’ve heard of a TIPM, chances are you own a vehicle from Fiat-Chrysler (FCA). Most likely a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge.

Think of the TIPM like a command center for all the electrical functions of your car. Want to turn on your wipers? That has to go through the TIPM. Need the fuel pump to turn on after you turn the key? You’ll have to run it through TIPM first.

It’s the nerve-center of your car’s electronics and it distributes power to everything from safety to ignition systems. That means it’s very important. It also means when something inside the TIPM goes wrong, you’re better off taking the bike to work.

It’s widely believed that hundreds of thousands (or millions according to some) of 2007–2014 Chrysler vehicles have defective TIPMs that are putting owners in dangerous and sometimes just odd situations.

“Chrysler’s TIPM is a computer run amuck – owners report that their vehicles act as if possessed and leave them in dangerous situations – stalled vehicles stranded without warning on the highway, fuel pumps that won’t shut off, windows that open and shut, airbags that won’t deploy. — Center for Auto Safety Director, Clarence Ditlow”

Typical symptoms of a TIPM failure

The fuel pump not turning off and burning out
The airbags not deploying OR deploying randomly
The engine stalling while driving
The starter cranks but won’t start
The horn going off at random times
Power windows not working
Doors locking or unlocking themselves
In other words, having a vehicle with a faulty TIPM is like driving something possessed.

TIPM Problem Data

According to data submitted by owners to CarComplaints.com, the average TIPM repair cost is $1,200 and many reports occur under 40,000 miles. Complaint data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mirrors those reports.

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has the most TIPM-related complaints. Although it’s the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan that was most recently seen near the top of the current problem trends.

FCA Vehicles with Suspected TIPM Problems

The Center for Auto Safety (CAS) filed a petition asking NHTSA to investigate alleged problems with Totally Integrated Power Modules (TIPMs) installed in Chrysler vehicles since 2007. Nearly a year later, that petition was denied.

Defective TIPMs are widely believed to be in millions of Chrysler vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2014.

Make Model Year Status
Chrysler 300 2008 Part of lawsuit
Grand Voyager 2007–2015 Petition denied
Town & Country 2007–2015 Petition denied
Dodge Durango 2007–2015 2011 partially recalled
2012 recalled
2011–2013 Settlement
The rest petitioned denied
Grand Caravan 2011–2012 Part of lawsuit
Journey 2007–2015 Petition denied
Nitro 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram 1500 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram 2500 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram 3500 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram 4500 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram 5500 2007–2015 Petition denied
Ram Cargo Van 2007–2015 Petition denied
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007–2015 2011 partially recalled
2011–2012 in TIPM lawsuit
2011–2013 Settlement
All others petitioned denied
Liberty 2007–2015 Petition denied
Wrangler 2007–2015 Petition denied
Chrysler’s TIPM Recalls
In July of 2007, Chrysler issued a recall for the 2007 Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Nitro. The vehicles were stalling out and Chrysler placed the blame on a timing error inside the TIPM.
In July of 2013, Chrysler recalled vehicles with airbags that weren’t deploying. The fix involved “reflashing the TIPM.”
Facing pressure from consumers, organizations like CAS, and pending lawsuits, FCA issued a recall for certain Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokees with faulty TIPMs in September of 2014.
In February, 2015 FCA issued another recall of defective TIPMs in 2012–13 Durangos that were causing fuel pump relay problems.
Overall, a very small percentage of vehicles believed to have faulty TIPMs have actually been recalled for the issue:

Make Model Year Manufactured Recalled
Dodge Durango 2011 01/05/2010 – 07/20/2011 September 2014
Durango 2012 February 2015
Durango 2013 February 2015
Nitro 2007 July 2007
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 01/05/2010 – 07/20/2011 September 2014
Wrangler 2007 July 2007
Chrysler TIPM Settlement
If you own a 2011, 2012, or 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee or Dodge Durango, there’s good news. Girard Gibbs, LLP reached a proposed settlement with FCA to end a pending TIPM lawsuit[1]. The settlement includes:

Free fuel pump relay repairs
An extended warranty on fuel pump repairs up to 7 years / 70,000 miles (whichever comes first)
Reimbursement for previous TIPM replacements, diagnostics, and rental car expenses.
To see your options or to find out how to submit a claim, visit TIPMsettlement.com.

Additioinal Settlement Details

Chrysler wants everyone to know they’re not admitting a defect or a liability exists and they’re only settling to “avoid costly long-term litigation.” Whatever makes you sleep at night, guys.
Chrysler acknowledges that finalization of the terms of the agreement is based on a voluntary recall of 2012–2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a stronger pump relay external to the TIPM–7
Reimbursement costs can go up to $1,200.
A National Backorder of TIPMs

Of course, it’s not all rosy. The problem is so widespread that replacement TIPMs are on national backorder! Chrysler remains silent while owners are left scrambling to pay for and order the part.

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