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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
153,000 miles

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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Jeep Cherokee engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 062015

Cherokee 6-cyl

  • 13,000 miles


My Jeep is losing speed and stalling.I have already replaced senors as well spark plugs wires and rotor cap button etc it is stillstalling out.

- Decatur , AL, USA

problem #2

Jan 072015

Cherokee 6-cyl

  • 300,000 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Jeep Cherokee. While driving approximately 10 mph, there was a sudden decrease in engine rpms and all of the gauges registered at zero. The failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 300,000. Updated 4/13/15 the BCM was replaced. However, the problem continued. Updated 04/21/15

- Decatur, GA, USA

problem #1

May 142013


  • 146,000 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Jeep Cherokee. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 60 mph, the vehicle shut off and restarted independently as the engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was repaired. The repairs were unknown but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 146,000.

- Clinton, NC, USA

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