2001 Jeep Wrangler Repair and Maintenance
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2001 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.
2001 Jeep Wrangler QuestionsI have seen many reports of the same ignition problem I have. But NO fixes. (2 answers)
Turn key, hear a click, instruments come on but starter will not engage. Reports that there is a problem with ignition in steering column but no fix. How can I fix this problem?
My jeep will crank by pushing off or with a screwdriver, but won't crank by the key. Is it my switch or could it be something else?
2001 Jeep Wrangler RecallsRecall 04E041000
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.