Close
Jeep Cherokee Problems

Emissions Recall to Update PCM Software and Inspect the Catalytic Converter on Jeep Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

(8 people reported this problem)

Jeep Cherokee Vehicles With This Problem

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 181,137 (130,000–235,000)
3 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998
Not Your Jeep Cherokee Problem?
Brake problem? Or maybe a faulty head gasket cylinder?
Learn About Your Car Problems
Search For a Specific Car Problem