1999 Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Jeep Wrangler

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1999 Jeep Wrangler Problems

Jeep recall on ignition switch due to short-circuit

Jeep issued a recall on the ignition switch because the switch could short-circuit in the presence of water or impurities.

Water 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.

Water leak due to plugged AC drain, updated drain hose available

If water leaks into the passenger compartment and under the passenger side carpet, an heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) drain hose is available.

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1999 Jeep Wrangler Questions

Difficult to steer for hwy use. (1 answer)

I'm aware front left shock in need of replacement. So I am replacing both front. Steering is not a problem for city use or speeds up to55- 60 mph. Above that & oddly not always, jeep becomes hard to steer. Steering becomes difficult & shakes violently until speed is reduced. 1st inci...

AC not working. Blower motor, relay switch maybe? (1 answer)

Sounds like compressor will run but no air. Same situation with heater.Black exterior & interior. In DFW area. Man I'm dying. Must be 120 degrees inside furnace on wwheel!Easiest & least $ is my approach. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks!

my jeep just died the other day and now will not start but every few days and just for alitte bit. when it dies my gadges quit. no spark, or fuel pump. please help (1 answer)

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1999 Jeep Wrangler Recalls

Recall 04E041000
BESTOP AFTERMARKET REAR SHELL ROOF RACKS,MANUFACTURED BETWEEN APRIL 27 AND MAY 20, 2004, DESIGNED FOR USE WITH THE BESTOP HARDTOP MADE FOR THE 1986-1995 AND 1997-2003 JEEP WRANGLER. THE COCKPIT COVER MAY NOT STAY LATCHED TO THE ROOF RACK BECAUSE THE LATCH BRACKET MISPOSITIONS THE ROTARY LATCH T...
Recall 99V117000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE LEFT SIDE AND RIGHT SIDE INSTRUMENT PANEL WIRING GROUND ATTACHMENT SCREWS COULD LOOSEN OVER TIME.

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1999 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

I purchased this 1999 Jeep Wrangler as a hunting vehicle to only be used during hunting season. I now drive it all the time. I have only had one problem with it and that is the alternator overcharging and burning up batteries. Easy fix. Vehicle is very strong and engine runs great with over 125k on it. Real strong engine. Doesn't use or leak any oil. Drive train hasn't given me any problems. Th...
thease jeep wranglers are the best i had a 1999 that i drove until it had 297,628 miles on it the original 4.0 still ran great the manual trans still shifted as it should i only had to replace the clutch once the body held up great no rust any where i had to rebuild the drivers seat once the pading got a little soft after the first 150,000 miles but other than that it was a great truck i would ...
The six cylinder models have an inherent issue with exhaust manifold cracking for the 1991-2001 model years. Aftermarket headers are the solution...OEM headers WILL crack. The HVAC controls also have an issue with having periodic "meltdowns". The fan switch cannot handle the amperage and will melt over time...if yours does this, get it fixed ASAP to avoid a catastrophic fire. Other than those t...

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