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2000 Jeep Cherokee Problems

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Most Common 2000 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 2000 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...

1 Known 2000 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...

0 Known 2000 Jeep Cherokee Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2000 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 2000 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 2000 Jeep Cherokee Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2000 Jeep Cherokee Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2000 Jeep Cherokee Miscellaneous Problem

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...

0 Known 2000 Jeep Cherokee Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2000 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, ...
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.
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.
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