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1998 Jeep Cherokee brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 151999


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Brakes lock up when wet or cold. I have had the master cylinder and proportioning valve replaced in June. 3 weeks later the car was back at a dealership in petoskey, Michigan because the brakes locked up again 4 times. They replaced the shoes and turned the drum on the right rear wheel. The warranty service department told the dealership they have had many complaints about this, "tell her to get a heated garage and live with it." Any problems you know of with the brakes locking up on Jeep Cherokee? I dont' feel safe in this vehicle and if the brakes lock up while traveling at a faster speed in city traffic or on the highway, I dont' think my chances of survival are very good.

- Birmingham, MI, USA

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