1997 Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Jeep Wrangler ProblemsWater May Leak From A-pillar on Side Doors
Water can leak near the A-pillar, at the front edge of the driver and passenger side doors. An improved seal is available.
Jeep issued a recall on the ignition switch because the switch could short-circuit in the presence of water or impurities.
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.
1997 Jeep Wrangler QuestionsMy Jeep seems to be loading up with fuel. Starts bucking &popping while drivin (2 answers)
It has new plugs, cap rotor wires, distributor. Tried both techron and seafoam.
Clears when throttle opened wide. No codes! Starts about 5 min into a drive. Changed computer, no effect.
Did compression test middle cyls extremely low outboard cyls low as well.
Added a cap full of oil yo each, j...
1997 Jeep Wrangler RecallsRecall 04E041000
Chrysler is recalling certain 1997 Dodge Dakota, Neon, and Viper; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler; and Plymouth Neon models because the air bag may deploy without warning when the ignition switch is turned off. Unexpected air bag deployment can result in occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module.