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1991 Jeep Cherokee Problems

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Most Common 1991 Jeep Cherokee Problems

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.
The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, ...
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 th...
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1 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Brakes Problem

Jeep issued a recall on some ABS equipped vehicles because seals inside the master cylinder fail. When the seals fail, a loss of pressure is detected causing the ABS hydraulic pump to cycle on more...

1 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Drive Train Problem

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 th...

1 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Electrical & Lights Problem

Be sure to verify starter replacement procedure before replacing the starter. A new starter replaced the older design and does not use a shim in the installation. Incorrect use of the shim can caus...

4 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Engine Problems

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.
Ignition wire failures can cause a rough idle or intermittent engine misfire and there might not be a Check Engine light.
Some models are susceptible to rear main oil seal failures in dirty or dusty conditions. As dirt and dust collect on the oil seal, the abrasion wears through the sealing surface. A rubber plug, ins...

4 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, ...
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.
The throttle body may accumulate an oily, black residue in the bore and on the throttle plate causing hard starting or possibly stalling when coming to a stop. The throttle body should be cleaned...

0 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Maintenance Problems

3 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Miscellaneous Problems

Floor pan rust and corrosion typically happens where salt or mud is allowed to accumulate on the vehicle. Holes drilled in the floor can contribute to rust if the bare metal is not painted or prote...
A water leak and/or wind noise may develop from the doors or lift gate area. As a result of a leak, water may accumulate on the vehicle floor. While door seals can be a common cause for this type o...
Child seat tether anchors are available from Chrysler and can improve the performance of child restraints. Each tether kit has all the necessary parts and detailed instructions according to our tec...

0 Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1991 Jeep Cherokee Problems & Complaints

Ignition wire failures can cause a rough idle or intermittent engine misfire and there might not be a Check Engine light.
Floor pan rust and corrosion typically happens where salt or mud is allowed to accumulate on the vehicle. Holes drilled in the floor can contribute to rust if the bare metal is not painted or prote...
The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail causing intermittent drivability problems like hard starting, stalling, and/or hesitation when accelerating. A failed TPS will require replacement, ...
The head gasket may seep oil externally. An updated head gasket is available that will prevent any more oil seepage.
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 th...
Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.
The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks, commonly noted as a ticking type noise. The outer studs, clamps, and nuts will need to be replaced and are now being tightened ...
The throttle body may accumulate an oily, black residue in the bore and on the throttle plate causing hard starting or possibly stalling when coming to a stop. The throttle body should be cleaned...
Be sure to verify starter replacement procedure before replacing the starter. A new starter replaced the older design and does not use a shim in the installation. Incorrect use of the shim can caus...
Some models are susceptible to rear main oil seal failures in dirty or dusty conditions. As dirt and dust collect on the oil seal, the abrasion wears through the sealing surface. A rubber plug, ins...
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.
A water leak and/or wind noise may develop from the doors or lift gate area. As a result of a leak, water may accumulate on the vehicle floor. While door seals can be a common cause for this type o...
Child seat tether anchors are available from Chrysler and can improve the performance of child restraints. Each tether kit has all the necessary parts and detailed instructions according to our tec...
Jeep issued a recall on some ABS equipped vehicles because seals inside the master cylinder fail. When the seals fail, a loss of pressure is detected causing the ABS hydraulic pump to cycle on more...
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