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1998 Jeep Cherokee drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 151999

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Vehicle has had an on going problem since the 4th day after I bought it, it has a vibration at 55-65 mph. The tires have been balanced countless times, the drive shaft has been replaced the transfercase has been lowered, the wheels have been replaced, the tires were replaced, the transfer case has been overhauled countless times in at dealer to repair and still has not been corrected. Additionally brakes pads and rotors were replaced for a pulsation, transfer case output seal was replaced for a leak, and little odds and ends. ( dot number: Tire size: P225/75/15 )

- Carpentersville, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 151998

(reported on)

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
Driveshaft out of balance, causing vehicle to make noise at 55-65 mph.defect corrected as of 09/15/98. Also replaced two tires due to front end misalignment.

- Warsaw, MO, USA

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