1996 Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Jeep Cherokee ProblemsEngine Oil Leaks From Valve Cover, Oil Pan, and Timing Cover GasketsExhaust Manifolds Can Crack Where Pipes Are Welded
A ticking type noise may be noted from the engine area due to an exhaust manifold that has cracked where the pipes are welded; cracked manifolds should be replaced.
The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, proper diagnoses should always be performed before replacing any parts.
1996 Jeep Cherokee QuestionsWhy the jeep is cranking and not starting? (1 answer)
I'm getting no spark and I changed the cps,pick up coil,ignition coil ever since I had eliminated the catalytic converter for a pipe the jeep started giving me problems,don't know if it might be the o2 sensor that goes in that area where the catalytic use to be also the obd scanner is not...
He also added and additional 3626.07 as additional work that needed to be done . Is replacing the transfer case assembly a safety issue that I need to fix right away?
1996 Jeep Cherokee RecallsThird Brake Light Missing
U.S. Drive Right is recalling 897 imported Jeep Cherokee vehicles because they were sold without the required third (center mounted) brake light. This could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Vehicle owners should receive a third brake light and installation kit in the mail, along with instructions to have the vehicle repaired by a qualified mechanic of their choice, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin by June 11, 2011.