NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission Problems

1998 Jeep Cherokee (Page 2 of 2)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,960 miles

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1998 Jeep Cherokee transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Feb 242000

(reported on)

Cherokee

  • miles

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

Transmission cluncks severely while shifting gear.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #4

Oct 041999

(reported on)

Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission grinds excessively from neutral to reverse. Dealer and manufacturer have been notified.

- Langhorne, PA, USA

problem #3

Sep 081998

Cherokee

  • miles
When in park gear with engine running, car will roll backwards.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

problem #2

Oct 011998

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission mount failed. Mjs

- Shingletow, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 201998

Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stopped vehicle and put transmission pawl in park, then she got out of vehicle to close the gas tank door and started rolling on a level surface, and ran over her foot. Also vehicle crashed into another vehicle on the second time that pawl jumped out of park. Dealer was contacted.

- Rural Hall, NC, USA

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