definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,333 miles

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1999 Jeep Cherokee brakes problems

brakes problem

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1999 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 062011


  • 133,000 miles


Driver's side seat frame broke. Seat wobbles back and forth. Obviously an unsafe situation being strapped into a seat that is not properly secured to vehicle. Will force of pushing brake pedal totally separate seat from vehicle? this is a major safety issue relative to passenger restraint (me) and braking or stopping of the vehicle(others). I have read where this is a common occurrence on Jeep of the same model and year as mine. Clearly, this is a manufacturing defect. I have never had a seat frame fail on any other vehicle that I have operated. This is not rust related. It is simply a failed vehicle weight reduction program that has blossomed into a full blown safety concern for both those in the vehicle and anyone else outside of the vehicle in its general proximity. Something needs to be done as vehicle owners will continue to operate these vehicles until the seat totally severs its compromised mounting and becomes totally detached from the vehicle. In the mean time, anyone in its path is at serious risk.

- Nahant, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 272006

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
My brakes "fused" together, and I had to down shift quickly in order to stop. The auto repair shop said it was caused by faulty brake "knuckles", and that Jeep is aware of the issue, but does not feel it is a safety issue. My children were in the car, and it's not a safety issue?

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #1

Jul 282003


  • miles
When the brakes were applied, the vehicle experienced extended stopping distance.

- Pickerington, OH, USA

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