Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Jeep Cherokee

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Jeep Cherokee is between $398 and $486 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Jeep Repair Estimates
2000 Jeep Cherokee Engine: 4.0L 6 Cylinder
Head Gasket Replacement
$579 - $759
1990 Jeep Cherokee Quantity: One
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$184 - $340
1997 Jeep Cherokee Service Detail: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 2WD, Automatic Transmission
150,000 Mile Service
$397 - $572
1996 Jeep Cherokee Engine: 4.0L 6 Cylinder
Water Pump Replacement
$206 - $300
2001 Jeep Cherokee Service Detail: 4WD, Automatic Transmission
60,000 Mile Service
$549 - $780

Jeep Cherokee Problems

Various Engine Oil Leaks

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

Drivability Issues Due to Faulty Throttle Position Sensor

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, proper diagnoses should always be performed before replacing any parts.

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

check engine light comes on/car is warm and restart makes car rumble for a few s (1 answer)

rumbles for a few seconds and then is ok

My jeep won't turn over or start when It's hot! (1 answer)

New- starter, alternator, neutral safety switch, fuel pump relay switch, ignition coil, got tune up, oil change on regular basis. When I turn the key over I hear the fuel pump turn on but nothing else happens.

how to change tire pressure indicator on dashboard to the digital speedometer? (1 answer)

between the tach and speedometer shows the tire pressure. How do I get the digital speedometer on?

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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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