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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Jeep Wrangler

2001 Jeep Wrangler

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2001 Jeep Wrangler Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Water can leak near the A-pillar, at the front edge of the driver and passenger side doors. An improved seal is available.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

2001 Jeep Wrangler Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

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The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

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Body, Interior & Misc., June 16, 2004

Summary: 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 TO THE COCKPIT COVER. AS A RESULT, THE COCKPIT COVER MAY NOT STAY LATCHED TO THE ROOF RACK AND COULD SEPARATE FROM THE ROOF RACK. THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REAR SHELL ROOF RACKS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES BY DAIMLERCHRYSLER.

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Electrical & Lights, April 8, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WATER AND IMPURITIES CAN ENTER INTO THE IGNITION SWITCH, CAUSING A SHORT CIRCUIT.

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Engine, May 13, 2002

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The design of the intake and exhaust manifolds allow for debris collection in the area of the number three cylinder. This may cause a fire hazard. Dealers will install a manifold shield to modify air flow characteristics to prevent debris accumulation.

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2001 Jeep Wrangler Questions and Answers

gamom3, 2001 Jeep Wrangler, 6 Cylinder, Lithia Springs, GA

It's parked in garage overnight and in the mornings starting up it sputter's and then as I start to drive it starts bucking. I've had a tune-up, serpentine belt had crack and was rep...

shillr, 2001 Jeep Wrangler, 6 Cylinder, North Andover, MA

The engine and radiator both need to be replaced. How much will this cost? Parts and labor?

james1bo, 2001 Jeep Wrangler, 6 Cylinder, Campbell, CA

getting a ticking sound from engine, has about 95K miles. Sounds like a lifter. But does this engine have an adjustable valve lash? Or should I be looking for an exhaust

CowboyCrash, 2001 Jeep Wrangler, Fort Worth, TX

have a noise that just started. and doesnt do it all the time. I have a 5 speed. when i'm accelerating right before i need to shift from 2nd to 3rd and rpms are around 2500 there is a loud pie...

tammy lee, 2001 Jeep Wrangler, Pompton Lakes, NJ

have 2001 wrangler with a 4.0. had rebuilt motor put in 1000 miles on it . it has a motor ping. its not ruming hot . has a code 420 in it, scanner shows it runing lean at times. not blowing 02 code...

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