NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components Problems


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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee brakes problems

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 302002

Grand Cherokee

  • miles


Consumer states that the vehicle would vibrate and pulled to the left when brakes are applied at 30 or more mph. Dealer notified and informed that the front rotors and the calipers have to be replace. Nlm

- Long Island City, NY, USA

problem #4

Jul 082002

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, consumer applied brakes and without warning brakes made noise and skipped. The rear axle seals were leaking. Left front out side mirror was loose. The right front window rattles. The rear hatch light was inoperable. The brakes pulsated and the rotors were resurfaced. Shock absorber makes noise when hitting slight bumps. The vehicle rattle in front at 15-30 mph. The front tires were wearing out due to misalignment. The vehicle was hard to start after warmed up.

- Yakam, WA, USA

problem #3

Aug 012001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 40 mph and without warning vehicle will vibrate violently. Dealer has been notified, and has also repaired vehicle 3 different times. However, vehicle is out of warranty.*akdealer wanted consumer to have after market parts put on at consumers expense. Every time vehicle has been in for repair, the mechanic claims they found the problem but the vehicle still vibrates.

- Seattle, WA, USA

problem #2

Apr 012002

Grand Cherokee

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle will start to shake when applying the brakes. Steering wheel will also starts to vibrate.

- Orange Park, FL, USA

problem #1

Oct 022001

Grand Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling 50-55 mph, vehicle vibrated when applying brakes. Consumer noticed a burning smell coming from rear tires. The rear rotors were resurfaced twice, the front rotors and brake pads were replaced, there are still occurences of steering wheel vibrations.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

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