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1998 Jeep Cherokee steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 081999

(reported on)

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles


Hatchback. Steering column boot.

- San Marcos, CA, USA

problem #3

May 161999


  • miles
Vehicle experienced loss of brakes and steering wheel lock up resulting in minor collision with curb, damage to vehicle. Mjs (attorney for consumer).

- Colorado S, CO, USA

problem #2

Mar 201999

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
While turning left the steering wheel locks prohibiting me from turning. Brought to dealer and after investigating for less than 1/2 hour determined there was no problem. The problem has happened again since service.

- Newton, MA, USA

problem #1

Nov 151997


  • miles
When making a left hand turn, the steering wheel would lock up. Took to dealer who had vehicle for 3 weeks & could not find anything wrong w/steering wheel or column.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

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