1990 Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Jeep Cherokee

1990 Jeep Cherokee Problems

Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks

Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Leakage from the transfer case normally occurs at the case-mating surfaces and require removal of the transfer case to reseal.

Engine Oil Leaks From Valve Cover, Oil Pan, and Timing Cover Gaskets

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.

Engine performance problems due to poor ECU wire connections
Poor connections of the ECU wires at the bulkhead can cause erratic RPMs and engine-stalling. The repair typically involves either bypassing the connector wires or cleaning and replacing spread terminals in the connector.

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1990 Jeep Cherokee Questions

Ive got a'88 CherokeeLerado 5spd 6cyl with only 10,002 miles!how do i find value (1 answer)

one owner Estate find, cant find a book value any help would be great

stalls after running 30 sec. (1 answer)

fuel pump, filter, throttle body modulator have been changed. previous symptom: high RPMs at starting. key starter switch sometimes failed-by-pass button installed directly to battery. with present problem stater will run but engine won't start using by-pass button.

Do I turn the bolt on my oil pan clockwise or counter clockwise to drain my oil? (2 answers)

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1990 Jeep Cherokee Recalls

Recall 98V005000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, OR WISCONSIN, AND THE DIS...
Recall 97I002000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. DRIVERS CAN MISTAKENLY STEP ON THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHEN THEY ...
Recall 96V260000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS). THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT CAN EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE BRAKE ACTUATOR PISTON SEAL WEAR WHICH COULD CAUSE PUMP-MOTOR DETERIORATION.

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1990 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Bought my 1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo new, it will be 21 years old in May, 2011. What a fantastic vehicle this has been. True, I don't drive a lot compared to most people, and the vehicle has been constantly kept in my garage when not being used. But the repairs have been few and not much above normal maintenance required. No accidents, a few very minor dings here and there, from shopping carts, ...

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