NHTSA — Electrical System: Battery Problems

10.0

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

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1998 Jeep Wrangler electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 222003

Wrangler

  • miles

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

Consumer stated the fuel tank had a cracked which caused fluid to leak out. The dealer was notified. The fuel tank had leaked since the owner purchased the vehicle at 39K miles. The fuel tank overflowed when filled in hot weather. Both the fuel tank nut replacement tank were difficult to obtain due to shortage. The tachometer and speedometer had become inoperative. The service dealer found a poor connection behind the cluster. The throttle sensor did not have a good seal in which moisture had gotten into it. The fuel tank corroded badly and the new tank nut was useless. The consumer replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter, and the gas tank. The consumer requested reimbursement. Also the water pump serpentine belt, and battery were replaced.

- Arroyo Grande, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 182000

Wrangler 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Original battery equipment: When attempting to start vehicle, battery exploded which cracked the battery. Battery was replaced with another type.

- Tempe, AZ, USA

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