Jeep Cherokee Repair and Maintenance

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

Jeep Cherokee Problems

Regulator valve may cause noise when transmission is in reverse

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 diagnosis should be performed because other causes can create the noise.

Engine Oil Leaks From Valve Cover, Oil Pan, and Timing Cover Gaskets

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

Engine performance problems due to poor ECU wire connections
Poor connections of the ECU wires at the bulkhead can cause erratic RPMs and engine-stalling. The repair typically involves either bypassing the connector wires or cleaning and replacing spread terminals in the connector.

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Jeep Cherokee Questions

Jeep will not start. Does not respond to being jumped. Horn went off today and would not stop until key was turned to auxilary. (1 answer)

Why does my jeep hesitate and buckle when I accelerate (1 answer)

P0740 P0700 P1568 (2 answers)

I have code P0700 P0740 P1568. They replaced the TCC solenoid. With the fluid exchange. Then the bad cluster or NO BUS on odometer shows up. I have a 2000 Jeep Cherokee XJ 4.0 V6. I'm guessing it's a faulty wire some were. Or the CPS. Any guess on what it could be? The transmission shift...

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Jeep Cherokee Recalls

Power Liftgate Control Module Catches Fire

Water may leak into the power liftgate control module resulting in a short circuit and risk of fire. Dealers will inspect the module and connectors for corrosion, replacing the damaged components as necessary. The mastic shield will be removed and the module will be covered with a water shield. All repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Air Conditioning Line Contacting Exhaust Manifold Causing Fire

The air conditioning suction/discharge hose may contact the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the routing of the air conditioning hose and replace the hose, correcting the installation routing free of charge to resolve the concern.

Windshield Wipers Fail To Operate

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.

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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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