8.8

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$39.00
Average Mileage:
30,400 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace tps (3 reports)
  2. replace spark plugs (2 reports)
1997 Jeep Wrangler engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 211998

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 8,000 miles

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

Second time Throttle position sensor went out. Dealership fixed under warranty

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #4

Jun 272001

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 50,000 miles

Throttle position sensor went out again. This time it was off warranty and I had to pay. It's not hard to change, but is getting old.

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 142000

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 34,000 miles

This was the third time the sensor went out. I had just got to the mall and the engine started chugging. I parked it at the end of the parking lot under a tree. This time I new exactly what the problem was. I removed the sensor. Walked about 2 blocks to the New Dodge Dealership and after they looked up my jeep history, agreed to exchange the part. I walked back to the jeep and installed the new TPS just as my wife had finished shopping. Atleast this dealership was understanding about my problems.

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 262002

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 50,000 miles

had to replace the plugs again. this time two of them were burnt. I replaced them with Bosch, instead of champions, and haven't had a problem with the plugs since.

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Jun 101998

Wrangler SE 2.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 10,000 miles

engine wasn't running right. took it to the dealership. they replaced 2 sparkplugs. one wasn't working and one was cracked.

- , San Antonio, TX, USA

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