1997 Jeep Wrangler Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Jeep Wrangler

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1997 Jeep Wrangler
(2 Reviews)
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1997 Jeep Wrangler is $651. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Jeep Wrangler Problems

1997 Jeep Wrangler vehicles have 17 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Jeep Wrangler problem is: Water 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 avail...
Jeep issued a recall on the ignition switch because the switch could short-circuit in the presence of water or impuri...

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Group 4
Group 4
Above Average
The Jeep Wrangler Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 23rd out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $651 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency of repairs is average, but when issues do arise, they have a higher chance of being severe than with other models.

1997 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

1997 Jeep Wrangler vehicles rate highest in Electrical and needs improvement in Brakes
Overall (2 Reviews)
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Most Common 1997 Jeep Wrangler Questions

There are 64 related questions for 1997 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
Installed a new battery before i changed alternator still won’t start
I have a 97 manual jeep wrangler 2.5 liter. can i use the same gear oil i use in the transmission for the transfer ca...

1997 Jeep Wrangler Recalls

1997 Jeep Wrangler vehicles have 4 known recalls. The most common recall is: Chrysler Recalls 1997 Models Because the Air Bag May Deploy Without Warning.
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