1997 Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Jeep Cherokee
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1997 Jeep Cherokee ProblemsEmissions Recall to Update PCM Software and Inspect the Catalytic Converter
Jeep issued an emissions recall in late 2006 to update the powertrain control module (PCM) software on certain 1996 - 1998 vehicles. As part of the recall, the catalytic converter will also be inspected for damage and replaced as necessary. To see if your vehicle is included in the recall you can visit the Jeep website (owners' section) that allows owners to input their VIN number and check the recalls on their vehicle.
A loud buzzing or whining when the transmission is in reverse may be caused by a regulator valve in the transmission valve body. A revised valve was released that does not resonate. Careful diagnosis should be performed because other causes can create the noise.
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.
1997 Jeep Cherokee QuestionsHow much should it cost to replace a muffler (1 answer)
As that is all that is wrong with the exaust
Whyis this? What is broken? Car can be moved in park I have to use emergency brake.