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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

Brakes -- Verified

Due to warped front brake rotors or variations in the thickness of the rotors, brake pulsations may develop. The best method to reduce pulsations is to use an "On the Car" brake lathe (as long as the rotors are suitable for turning). "On the Car" equipment can correct variations (or "runout") in the rotor surfaces because it also corrects variations in other components (e.g. the hub).

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Loose or worn suspension and steering components can cause a wobble or shaking in the steering wheel. It may happen at a certain speed and subside as the vehicle accelerates through the range. Tire balance can contribute to this as well.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops.  There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The AC evaporator drain commonly clogs and causes water to leak onto the passenger side floor. A sloshing noise may also be heard from the water inside the heater housing. Decaying organic debris in the housing may cause an odor. A service bulletin (TSB 24-06-96) was released; it describes how to clean the drain tube without removing the heater AC housing.

1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, December 11, 1995

Summary: THE PARKING BRAKE HANDLE RELEASE BUTTON CAN SEPARATE FROM THE PARKING BRAKE HANDLE ASSEMBLY, CAUSING THE PARKING BRAKE TO BE INOPERATIVE.

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Brakes, December 20, 1999

Summary: 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 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS CAN EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED FOR AN EXTENSIVE PERIOD IN THE "SALT BELT." IF THE ROTORS ARE NOT REPLACED, THE CORROSION CAN EVENTUALLY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER HUB SECTION OF THE ROTOR.

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Drive Train, September 23, 2002

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Chrysler has recalled 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokees because if a driver has not placed the shifter lever fully into the "Park" position and leaves the vehicle running, the vehicle may unexpectedly move rearward. This may result in a crash. Dealers will install a secondary detent system to the floor shifter assembly.

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Drive Train, September 15, 1997

Summary: 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 INTEND TO STEP ON THE BRAKE PEDAL.

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Engine, June 19, 2013

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It has been determined the fuel tank in these vehicles is at risk of leakage during a rear end collision. To correct this concern dealers will inspect the rear of the vehicle and perform one of the following: A Chrysler designed tow hitch will be installed on vehicles not equipped with a tow hitch, provided the condition of the vehicles can support support proper installation. The tow hitch on vehicles already equipped will be inspected and replaced and/or repaired as necessary, again provided the vehicle is sound and can support proper instillation.

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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions and Answers

roro_517, 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 4.0L 6 Cylinder, Troy, MI

How much should it cost for the repair of a transfer case on this car? We have be quoted anywhere from 1900 all the way up to 2700. Being that it's a 95 I don't want to spend tons of mone...

tn6, 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 5.2L V8, San Carlos, CA

Engine started running rough and also seemed to not shift smoothly. After I came to a stop, car would not accelerate. Was unable to get car to move in reverse either.

gcap60, 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 5.2L V8, Philadelphia, PA

after 30-45 min driving my jeep shutters and stalls even after a complete tuneup.(plugs,cap,wires,fuel filter)i have to drive with both feet to keep it running.

carmel1234, 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Portland, OR

my battery died after playing my music for a while, it will start with a jump but will not stay started, is that the altenator

tn6, 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 5.2L V8, San Carlos, CA

Had transmission serviced a month ago. Did another fluid change and found 1/2 of a metal ring approx 3" in diameter in pan. What would this part be from and is this indicative that would nee...

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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

ok just started whed drive few miles will start jumpin jerkin let set few min. drives ok take front drive shaft out dont jump or jerk ???

mine has 260,000 miles and it is the best vehicle i have ever owned! great in the winter

We bought this lemon from a used car sales man, Who was moving out of the state and we got a raw deal. The guy said all it need was a wheel baring, Which wasn't even the case, Now we cant even found out the right price to fix the transfer case. Loved the car used to have another one before this..

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