really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
134,833 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. off-road steering stabilizer bar (1 reports)
  3. replace drag link (1 reports)
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #3

May 222015

Grand Cherokee Laredo V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150,000 miles


Watch out for the death wobble! I put about $500 to get this fixed. Just go straight to kevinsoffroad.com and buy a steering stabilizer bar.

- , Green Bay, WI, US

problem #2

Jun 152016

Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 124,500 miles

I purchased the 02 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and thank god I decided to drive it myself before letting my family member drive it. I was driving the Jeep down the freeway when suddenly it happened, the scary Death Wobble. "Death wobble is a rapid oscillation from side to side in your steering components and results in your steering wheel moving very quickly from side to side. It has earned this name because it feels like your Jeep is literally falling apart. When this occurs it becomes extremely difficult to control my Jeep and the only way to get it to stop is to slow down, sometimes it is necessary to come to a complete stop. One of the common myths about death wobble is that it doesn’t happen to stock Jeeps, only ones that have been lifted. This is not true, it is actually possible to have death wobble in ANY vehicle with a solid front axle.

- , Winchester, VA, USA

problem #1

Aug 012014

Grand Cherokee V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles

Death wobble, so far all that can be done replaced and still an issue, very over sensitive front end.

- , oklahoma city, OK, USA

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