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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Jeep Cherokee brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 212001

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


A clunking sound is coming from both rear drums when applying brakes. Vehicle has been to the dealer on three occasions, and problem reoccurs. The consumer states that the clunking noise in the rear brake drums started at 23542 miles (both rear drums had been replaced). At 30889 on July 10, 2002 the drums found to be out of round. Two weeks later the noise returned.

- Hamburg, NY, USA

problem #2

Dec 232000

(reported on)

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
Rear brakes lock up when wet.

- Salisbury, MA, USA

problem #1

Apr 191999

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes rotors and drums worn out.

- Couisville, KY, USA

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