Ticking Type Noise Due to Cracked Exhaust Manifold on Jeep Cherokee

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.

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Average mileage: 151,987 (90,000–195,000)
12 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
21 people reported this problem
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Buy replacement manifold. parts about 150; labor 180; 350-400 dollars worth repair.
1999 Jeep Cherokee134,000
Had the ticking noise for a couple of weeks before the pipe snapped. The exhaust sytem, as well as a majority of the undercarriage is pretty rusted. In the shop now for repair.
2001 Jeep Cherokee188,900
Ticking sound from engine
ticking noise from cracked manifold that I was told was not uncommon for this year. No intention of replacing because of cost, but may try to patch cracks.
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