Jeep
Cherokee
8

Ticking Noise Due to Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on Jeep Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks, commonly noted as a ticking type noise. The outer studs, clamps, and nuts will need to be replaced and are now being tightened to a reduced torque value (20 Nm/180 in lbs).

Problem Data
RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: (–)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder
8 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
8 people reported this problem