2001 Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Jeep Cherokee
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2001 Jeep Cherokee ProblemsEngine Oil Leaks From Valve Cover, Oil Pan, and Timing Cover GasketsExhaust 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.
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.
2001 Jeep Cherokee QuestionsWill electronically work properly with only 11.5 volts (1 answer)
2001 Jeep Cherokee RecallsJeep 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.
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.