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Jeep Cherokee Problems

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Most Common 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 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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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Jeep Cherokee years 1999, 1996, and 1990 are the most likely to experience problems.

1999 Jeep Cherokee
1996 Jeep Cherokee
1990 Jeep Cherokee
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