2001 Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Jeep Cherokee

2001 Jeep Cherokee Problems

Engine Oil Leaks From Valve Cover, Oil Pan, and Timing Cover Gaskets

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.

Exhaust Manifolds Can Crack Where Pipes Are Welded

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.

Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks

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.

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2001 Jeep Cherokee Recalls

Jeep Recalls 1999-2002 Vehicles With 4.0L Engine Due to Debris Collecting in Number 3 Cylinder

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.

Chyrsler Recalls 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Omitted Child Seat Tether Instruction Information

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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2001 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

I HAVE (2) FULL SIZE JEEP J-10 P/Us (77 AND 79) (1) 94 GRAND CHEROKEE WITH 250,OOO MILES STILL RUNNIG WELL. I HAD A 1987 CHEROKEE SPORT FOR 12 YEARS AND TRADED IT FOR A 2001 SPORT IT NOW HAS 120,000 AND A BAD HEAD GASKET WHICH I AM REPLACING NOW AND PLAN TO DRIVE TILL IT DIES FOREVER OR I DIE WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. WITH MY EXPERIENCE IN JEEPS I FEEL WITH PROPER MAINTENANCE A JEEP WILL LAST F...
I really like Cherokees. I would rather drive one, more than most vehicles out there.
2001 Jeep Cherokee sport was bought used. Now has 150,000 miles. The jeep has excellent power for towing and does very well in winter. It has a 19 gallon tank and gets about 18mpg. Equipped with straight 6 4.0 liter engine. Rear wheel drive and 4 -wheel drive. Interior is very cheap and small. Seats are very hard to clean mud from. From about 90,000 miles it has every problem in the boo...

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