NHTSA — Steering: Hydraulic Power Assist System Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Jeep Cherokee steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 242000

(reported on)

Cherokee

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Power steering makes noise.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 201999

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
The car wanders, and loses the ability to steer. The problem is intermittent, and has been for 5000 miles. The vehicle has been back to the dealership 3 times, and repaired twice. It was in an accident, due to the problem, and was inspected, but they found no problems at the time. It's intermittent, they know that but don't care. The dealership/manufacturer refused to work on the car, and the problem still exists to this day. There is an investigation of this issue in similar model cars now from the same time period, though it was apparently not on the books when the accident occurred, as my insurance company looked for similar reports but found none.

- Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

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