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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,446 miles

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments (Page 3 of 5)

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problem #47

Nov 012000

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

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

The vehicle began to experience steering wheel vibration during braking, dealer refused to replaced the rotor or pads under recall 00V-136 claiming it is not covered under recall, dealer replaced the rotor on consumer other Jeep but refused to replaced rotors on this vehicle. Nlm

- Oakton, VA, USA

problem #46

May 152000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Consumer replaced recall (00V-136) component prior to recall notification and is requesting reimbursement.

- Lincoln, NE, USA

problem #45

Nov 012000

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
The vehicle began to experience steering wheel vibration during braking, dealer refused to replaced the rotor or pads under recall 00V-136 claiming it is not covered under recall, dealer replaced the rotor on consumer other Jeep but refused to replaced rotors on this vehicle. Nlm

- Oakton, VA, USA

problem #44

Nov 012000

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

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

Dealer replaced the rotor under recall 00V-136 soon after the vehicle began to experience steering wheel vibration again because the pads had worn, dealer refused to replace the pads at their expense claiming they were not covered under recall. Nlm

- Oakton, VA, USA

problem #43

May 102000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
NHTSA recall 00V136000 and manufacturer's recall#879 concerning front brake rotors. This vehicle is not included in recall. When braking brakes pulsate, causing poor brake performance. Problem gets worse as consumer gains speed, and tries make a sudden stop. Consumer contacted dealer.

- Lake Elmo, MN, USA

problem #42

Nov 051999

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Brake rotors failed prior to recall notice 00V-136, consumer request reimbursement. Nlm

- Parchment, MI, USA

problem #41

Apr 032000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

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

Recall component failed before recall letter 00V136 was received, consumer replaced failed parts and is requesting reimbursement.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #40

Sep 282000

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Brake shudders, brake rotors, and brake pads failed.

- De Soto, TX, USA

problem #39

Oct 032000

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Consumer brakes worked fine before recall repair, after the recall 00V-136 work was performed the brakes began to pulsate when applied, consumer took the vehicle back to dealer, dealer found theat the calipers were sticking causing the rotors to overheat and warp and in turn caused the pads to wear prematurely.

- Campbellsport, WI, USA

problem #38

Aug 252000

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
I own 2 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both of which have premature front rotor and pad failure at 20,000 miles. Both the dealer and the manufacturer are not willing to tell me why these components are prematurely wearing out. Even though we live in the "salt belt" the dealer replaced the rotors on my green 98 Jeep but not on my black 98 Jeep. They claim that none of my Jeep fall under the recall due to the vinnumbers and that they are registered in va and not DC. Even though we commute into DC everyday into the recall area they are not willing to replace the rotors on the black Jeep. The warped rotors are also wearing out the pads. Some owner complaints off the web have stated that daimlerchrylser installed brake pads that were to hard. The heat buildup from the friction of the hard pads is what is warping the rotors. I don't know if that is true or not. We need help. Rotors and pads should last around 40,000 miles if not more. Could you please see if you can get daimler to recall all rotors for those of us who live in the Virginia suburbs of Washington? thanks.

- Oakton, VA, USA

problem #37

May 172000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles

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

The front brake rotors failed prior to recall notice, dealer has failed to remedy this defect without charge and within a reasonable amount of time. Nlm

- Pittsfield, MA, USA

problem #36

Jun 271999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ongoing problem with excessive wear of rotors. Vehicle been in dealer shop on five occasions, and unable to correct the problem. The rotors were replaced five times in two years.

- Altoona, PA, USA

problem #35

May 122000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Front brake pads and rotors failed prior to recall notice 00V136. Nlm

- Mashpee, MA, USA

problem #34

Jun 012000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Consumer not satisfied with dealership repair procedures during recall 00V136 of the brake rotors. Nlm

- Michigan C, IN, USA

problem #33

Jun 151999

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Vehicle experienced failure of the recall component (00V-136) prior to notification, consumer requesting reimbursement.

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #32

Apr 202000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Vehicle experienced failure of the recall component (00V-136) prior to recall notification, consumer requesting reimbursement.

- Mount Beth, PA, USA

problem #31

Jul 151999

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
00V136000/front brake rotors: Vehicle experienced excessive wear of front brake rotors. Dealer notified, and replaced rotors under manufacturer's recall. Condition appeared normal.

- Leominster, MA, USA

problem #30

Jul 112000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Recall repair (00V-136) was completed by dealership, however the next day the rotors were warped and the dealership will not replace warped rotors.

- Pearl Beac, MI, USA

problem #29

Jun 032000

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Vehicle experienced failure of the recall component (00V-136) prior to recall notification, consumer is requesting reimbursement.

- Williamsvi, NY, USA

problem #28

Jul 081999

Grand Cherokee

  • miles
Vehicle experienced failure of the recall component (00V-136) prior to recall notification, consumer requesting reimbursement.

- Verbank, NY, USA

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