Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

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


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

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.

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.

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one owner Estate find, cant find a book value any help would be great

We drove from our house to my sister-in-laws house which is 8 miles, no problems. We left her house and got about 9 miles and suddenly in 4th gear started to lose speed, down shifted to 3rd gear and no change still lost speed. What could it be, please?

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The body control module may be damaged when operating the wipers on dry glass. This can cause the wipers to stop operating. Dealers will install a ground strap to protect the body control module from damage free of charge to resolve the concern.

The power liftgate module may short circuit resulting in a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the power liftgate control module and connectors for corrosion, substitute a bolt for the threaded grommet installed to seal an attachment point used in vehicles not equipped with a power liftgate and cover the power liftgate control module in a foam water shield free of charge to resolve the concern.

U.S. Drive Right is recalling 897 imported Jeep Cherokee vehicles because they were sold without the required third (center mounted) brake light. This could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Vehicle owners should receive a third brake light and installation kit in the mail, along with instructions to have the vehicle repaired by a qualified mechanic of their choice, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin by June 11, 2011.

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I LOVE MY JEEP. PERIOD. I've owned 3-4 Jeeps now as well as quite a few others (including Toyota 4Runner, Isuzu Trooper, Ford Bronco, and a few sedans) and not a one of them could even come CLOSE to the love affair I have with my Jeeps. They're rugged, handsome, easy to maintain, and you just can't kill 'em! It's a feel-good buy for any American - is made in the good ol' USA, unwaveringly r...

Bought my 1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo new, it will be 21 years old in May, 2011. What a fantastic vehicle this has been. True, I don't drive a lot compared to most people, and the vehicle has been constantly kept in my garage when not being used. But the repairs have been few and not much above normal maintenance required. No accidents, a few very minor dings here and there, from shopping carts, ...

Have had minor issues with my 96 Cherokee Classic. Overall, I love the thing. I'm currently fighting an overheating issue, which hopefully will turn out to have been only a radiator problem. I want to get it up and going again so I can get another 100,000 out of it!

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