Recall List for the 1989 Jeep Cherokee

Official recalls have been issued for the 1989 Jeep Cherokee by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Jeep service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Jeep customer service.

  1. 1989 Jeep Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000

    • Date Announced: MAY 11, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,540

    Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »

  2. 1989 Jeep Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  3. 1989 Jeep Cherokee VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #97I002000

    • Date Announced: MAY 02, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,010,400

    Summary: Vehicle description: Multipurpose passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. This is not a safety recall in accordance with federal regulation 573. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the Agency. Drivers can mistakenly step on the accelerator pedal when they intend to step on the brake pedal.

    Consequence: Pedal misapplication by a driver can cause unintended acceleration.

    Actions: Dealers will install a shift interlock on the automatic transmission of these vehicles. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97I002000 »

  4. 1989 Jeep Cherokee SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK NHTSA Campaign #96V260000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 27, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 52,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Vehicles equipped with antilock brake system (ABS). The antilock brake system (ABS) hydraulic control unit can experience excessive brake actuator piston seal wear which could cause pump-motor deterioration.

    Consequence: If this occurs, the ABS function would be lose and reduced power assist would be experienced during vehicle braking. The instrument panel warning lights will signal system impairment and the base manual brakes will remain functional.

    Actions: Dealers will test the vehicle's ABS and repair as necessary. The warranty on all ABS components will be extended to 10 years or 100,000 miles (except for the brake actuator piston assembly and the pump-motor assembly which will have a lifetime coverage). Owners will be reimbursed for previous ABS component repair costs. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V260000 »

  5. 1989 Jeep Cherokee SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #91V003000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02, 1991
    • Vehicles Affected: 33,000

    Summary: There may be hydraulic fluid contamination from condensation formation that can plug the ABS brake booster pump filter; stress corrosion of the master cylinder snap ring has been traced to chlorine leaking from the low pressure hydraulic hose which may cause it to break; front brake hose to tire interference which may cause failure of the brake hose.

    Consequence: Contamination of the hydraulic fluid can causemalfunctioning of the anti-lock brake system; low pressure hose leakage causesloss of brake fluid and also results in corrosion and failure of the mastercylinder snap ring, resulting complete brake failure; failure of the front brakehose due to hose to tire interference will cause failure of one half of thebrake system resulting in a longer stopping distance than expected.

    Actions: Replace ABS low pressure hose; rebuild master brake cylinder; inspect, service interference problems, and replace front brake hose as necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #91V003000 »

  6. 1989 Jeep Cherokee VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #90V177000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 165,000

    Summary: Malfunction of fuel injection system throttle postition sensor could cause intermittent high engine idle speed immediately after starting engine.

    Consequence: High engine idle when car is first placed in gear couldresult in unexpected acceleration.

    Actions: Replace throttle position sensors with sensors that would send correct signals to the fuel injection system. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V177000 »

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