NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Park/Neutral Start Switch Problems

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Page 7 of 15)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
107 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
76 / 3
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission problems

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments (Page 7 of 15)

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problem #166

Jan 302001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Gear jumped out caused the vehicle lunged into a dumpser, the door got caught on it and alot of damage was done to the door. 33-0292-410

- Wilmington, NC, USA

problem #165

Jun 041999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle jumped forward while it is in park.52-2199-513

- Troy, NY, USA

problem #164

Aug 042000

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle jumped out of gear. 14-1300-801

- St Anthony, IN, USA

problem #163

Jun 292001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The gear jumped from park to reverse and car rolled down driveway into tree. 11-3665-771

- Dawsonville, GA, USA

problem #162

Aug 111998

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
Vehicle was in park and the owner got out of the car, the vehicle started rolling backwards and crashed into another car. 25-5182-245

- St Louis, MO, USA

problem #161

Jul 151998

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After parked vehicle found that rolled away hitting bank. 14-1036-355

- Est Lafayettee, IN, USA

problem #160

May 072001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Rolled back while vehicle was put in park.46-0437-805

- Elkton , VA, USA

problem #159

May 252001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Owner put vehicle in park, left it running in her driveway, when she heard it moving and it was rolling down the driveway. 13-7348-771

- Naperville, IL, USA

problem #158

Aug 201999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer parked vehicle and left it running. Vehicle came out of park and backed into a diesel tank. 13-9488-842

- Olney, IL, USA

problem #157

Jul 142001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
Brakes squeaking and vehicle popping out of gear a lot. 59-V830-680

- Panama City, FL, USA

problem #156

Jul 112001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Parked vehicle had rolled into lake, it was completely submerged and had to be towed out. 13-7399-223

- Murphysboro , IL, USA

problem #155

Oct 121998

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gear jumped from park to reverse and caused injury to consumer. 06-5117-750

- Brighton, CO, USA

problem #154

May 051999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was in park, jumped into reverse and rolled into Mississippi river. 42-1141-978

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #153

Nov 091998

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After putting vehicle in park and getting out, the gear jumped into reverse and rolled into a neighbors mailbox and house. 59-V053-776

- Tarpon Spgs, FL, USA

problem #152

Mar 141999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gear slipped out of park, rolled down the parking lot and into the road hitting two vehiclws which were traveling. 43-R229-872

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

problem #151

Jan 241999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stated vehicle was started but was in park when it rolled backwards down a hill.43-R202-294

- Corsicana, TX, USA

problem #150

Aug 061999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer put vehicle in park and walked away, vehicle vehicle jumped into reverse causing damage to left door/fender area. 23-1150-196

- Richfield, MN, USA

problem #149

Apr 282001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle popped out of gear and hit another vehicle. 44-3103-960

- Salt Lake City, UT, USA

problem #148

Jan 211999

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Placed vehicle in park to go into house upon returning vehicle had appeared to have slipped out of gear cross street hitting neighbor vehicle. 43-R200-494

- Lewisville, TX, USA

problem #147

Sep 062001

(reported on)

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle rolled backwards into a neighbors outside stairwell while key was in the ignition and was in park, consumer states incident happened previously but was able to stop it from rolling.

- Washington, IL, USA

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