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1999 Jeep Cherokee Problems

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Most Common 1999 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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2 Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Brakes Problems

Due to warped front brake rotors or variations in the thickness of the rotors, brake pulsations may develop. The best method to reduce pulsations is to use an "On the Car" brake lathe (as long as t...
A minor brake pedal pulsation may be felt at highway speeds and can be caused by rough surfaces on the brake rotor. Low quality brake pads may deposit material onto the rotor surfaces causing varia...

2 Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Drive Train Problems

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...
A loud buzzing or whining when the transmission is in reverse may be caused by a regulator valve in the transmission valve body. A revised valve was released that does not resonate. Careful diagnos...

0 Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known 1999 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...

3 Known 1999 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 1999 Jeep Cherokee Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Maintenance Problems

2 Known 1999 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...
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...

1 Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Suspension & Steering Problem

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Known 1999 Jeep Cherokee Problems & Complaints

A loud buzzing or whining when the transmission is in reverse may be caused by a regulator valve in the transmission valve body. A revised valve was released that does not resonate. Careful diagnos...
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.
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...
Due to warped front brake rotors or variations in the thickness of the rotors, brake pulsations may develop. The best method to reduce pulsations is to use an "On the Car" brake lathe (as long as t...
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...
A minor brake pedal pulsation may be felt at highway speeds and can be caused by rough surfaces on the brake rotor. Low quality brake pads may deposit material onto the rotor surfaces causing varia...
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.
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...
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