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1998 Jeep Cherokee electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 202000

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles


The fog lamps stopped working. Warranty had expired. Contacted dealer they stated that there was no re-call on this. Six months later when they were replacing the rotors on re-call, I said something to the mechanic about the lights. He stated that they knew about the problem. He asked if I ever used the power outlet for a phone. I stated yes! he said that when using the outlet it was melting the wires to the fog lamp switch making it unoperable. Still the switch has not been replaced. I'mnot the only person here at work that has that problem. Another fire fighters lamps stopped working just after his warranty was up, and his was never replaced either..

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #3

Jul 012000


  • miles
Electrical sysyem will go on and off at times. Also, while driving fog lights will go out. Contacted dealer, and dealer is not willing to do anything.

- Denton, TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 031998


  • miles
Fuse panel cover loose and falling off.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #1

Nov 151998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Horn fuse failed.

- Bonita, CA, USA

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