Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Jeep Cherokee

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Jeep Cherokee Problems

Various Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket, oil pan gasket and timing cover gasket are common.

Front and Rear Differential Pinion Seal and Transfer Case Leaks

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 the transfer case to reseal.

Ticking Type Noise Due to Cracked Exhaust Manifold

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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Jeep Cherokee Questions

What causes white smoke to come from the motor and tail pipe ? (1 answer)

White smoke coming from motor and tail pipe and no oil was on the oil stick when I checked it

how many hours take to put a fly wheel in 1993 jeep cherokee (1 answer)

how many hours take to put a flywheel in a jeep, and price of fly wheel for 1993 jeep Cherokee

What does the 15 amp fuse go to? (2 answers)

The 15 amp fuse keeps blowing. I found a bare wire and fixed it but not certain that was problem. I would like a diagram on all fuses and the proper area it's for?

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Jeep Cherokee Recalls

Driver's Knee Air Bag Fails To Deploy Properly

The driver's knee air bag may not inflate properly in an accident. Dealers will replace the driver's knee air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seats In First And Second Row May Not Be Securely Fastened

The fasteners securing the first and second rows of seats in the vehicle may not be tightened securely. Dealers will replace the seats or seat sets free of charge to resolve the concern.

Transmission Shifts To Neutral Unexpectedly

Transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, resulting in the transmission unexpectedly shifting into neutral. Dealers will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Jeep Cherokee Reviews

This is my 4 xj. Unfortunately for me my forth is becoming a pain. My third was salvage 99 xj 2WD. Most of you would of oh hell no! It's a salvage. But me I'm up for a challenge. And had to do a lot of body work and the basic oil leaks like the oil filter adapter, oil pan gasket rear main seal and valve gasket. But the majority of my money went on the suspension, brakes, alignment and body wor...
I have 2001 Grand Cherokee Laredo and have had it for 11 yrs. Had to put a new fan motor and tail light covers but other than that, no problems. The taillights are crap. I've had to replace the covers 4 times and still have problems with the blinkers. They work when they want. Overall, I love mine and will keep it until the day one of us die.
Bought my first jeep cherokee new in 94 - now it has 230,000 miles and been in the shop one time for a clutch (dahh at 220,000 miles). I have had to replace the ignition switch (2) times myself (well of course that part is a chevy). But, this will be probably the best buy of my life and the best vehicle ever. 22 mpg in the city 29 on hwy (2 door/clutch/4.0). Love that AMC/Jeep engine. A great ...

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