2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

The power window motor commonly fails in the front and rear doors. This may require replacement of the complete window regulator assembly which will include the window motor.

Temperature blend and recirculation doors commonly fail, which can cause the AC modes not to change or the temperature to be different on the left and right sides. If replacing blend air doors, a recirculation door, a door link, or a sub-assembly housing, new heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) sub-assemblies are available that improve reliability.

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).

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

i can't change the air flow position when the AC is working always the air is out from the front side under the front glass
To be able to change the position of air when AC is running i need to turn the temperature switch to the heat then to the to the cool
please can someone help me and...

driving to work my jeep started missing, I pushed the gas pedal down and made it to wrk, all day it sat and cooled off, then on my way back home I was driving the exact same distance, it started missing again. made it in the driveway both times, soon as I stopped, so did the motor, it just died! ...

On Sunday after turning it off to go to the store, came back and it didn't want to start, but it did on the second try. Then on Wednesday went shopping and when I came out to start it again. It never started, it will turn over but it won't fire.

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls

A component in the air bag control module may fail causing the front airbags, side curtain airbags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated. Inadvertent deployment of the airbags may increase the risk of injury and the possibility of a vehicle crash. Dealers will install a supplemental wire harness to the airbag control module to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M35.

Chrysler is recalling 2001-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees with heated seats and Chrysler recall no. 06V-197 completed (2003-2004 MY) or seat heater elements service replacement (2001-2002 MY). The front seat electric heater elements may overheat, which could cause a fire or injury. Dealers will replace the front seat heater elements free of charge.

Chrysler has recalled 2000 and 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the plastic blades of the electric motor driven cooling fan may separate and penetrate the shroud. If this occurs while the hood is open, a person in the vicinity may be struck by the blade and possibly injured. Dealers will replace the electric cooling fan modules free of charge.

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

Only complaint: Rough ride. Feel all the bumps. Recommendation? Matt

I have a 2002 Grand Cherokee Limited with 110k miles. Purchased in June 2001. A nightmare from the beginning. I have replaced all four window regulators and two of them twice, all brake rotors and calipers, the transmission, blend doors on heater/ac twice, re-circ door on heater/ac twice, and the exhaust manifold, the radiator and the water pump. The car cost about 30K and by now has accumulat...

Jeep is just another way to spell junk. I have a 2002 Grand Cherokee Limited with 94k miles. Purchased in Dec 2001. A nightmare once you hit 50k miles. I have replaced all four window regulators, both outside mirrors, front brake rotors and calipers, all tie rod ends, steering stabilizer, trackbar, blend doors on heater/ac, re-circ door on heater/ac, gas cap(three times), and the blower motor c...

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