TSB List for the 1997 Jeep Wrangler

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 Wrangler are official communications between Jeep & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #190498

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602338

      A SQUAWKING OR SCRAPPING NOISE COMING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN WHICH MAY BE CONFUSED WITH CLOCK SPRING OR STEERING COLUMN BEARING NOISE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #190997

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52539

      CLICKING NOISE IN THE STEERING COLUMN WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #021299

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607616

      THIS BULLETIN PERTAINS TO FRONT END ALIGNMENT - ADJUSTABLE / OFFSET BALL JOINTS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #230998

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600894

      A RATTLING OR KNOCKING NOISE MAY BE PRESENT WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROADS, NOISE WAS COMING FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *AK Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

    • TSB #050398

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602194

      EXHIBITING MINOR BRAKE PEDAL PULSTION WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY ROUGH DISC ROTORS. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #240398

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600808

      A SQUEAKING NOISE MAY BE PRESENT WHEN THE SYSTEM MODE IS CHANGED FROM FLOOR TO PANEL HEATING.*AK Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #22

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020666

      REPROGRAM PCM AND INSPECT CATALYTIC CONVERTER. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #0901004

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006452

      DIRT AND DEBRIS ACCUMULATION AT REAR MAIN SEAL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #180100

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609988

      SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #980130183197

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #54178

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO OBD II MISFIRE MONITOR. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #070397

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52963

      VARIOUS CAR OWNER'S HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN USING ENGINE COOLANTS MADE WITH PROPYLENE GLYCOL INSTEAD OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #250298

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602881

      SUBJECT REGARDING I/M ( INSPECTION MAINTENANCE ) TESTING - OBD II "CARB" READINESS MONITOR INFORMATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602327

      THE OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE AND BREAK. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603108

      OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE/BREAK. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602327

      THE OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE AND BREAK. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #140897

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088884

      INFORMATION ON POOR DRIVABILITY WITH HIGH DI (DRIVABILITY INDEX) FUEL. *NLM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #755

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092435

      SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RECALL -- FUEL TANK SENDING UNIT. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #082497

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54022

      CONDITIONS WITH THE ODOMETER DISPLAY MAY FLASH WHEN THE EMERGENCY FLASHERS ARE ACTIVATED. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #2100903

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003524

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 RAM TRUCK, DURANGO, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, CHEROKEE, VISION, NEON, AND VOYAGER. *TT *SC Read More »

    • TSB #2100601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621898

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #210899

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604975

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING BUZZ, WHINING, OR MOANING LIKE NOISE FROM COLD TRANSMISSION WHEN REVERSE GEAR IS SELECTED. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #181299

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607298

      THIS BULLETIN EXPLAINS THE OPERATION AND APPLICATION OF THE LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP) MONITOR TEST. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #210998

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602337

      A THUMPING OR CREAKING NOISE MAY BE HEARD COMING FROM THE TRANSMISSION TUNNEL AREA ON ACCELERATION OR WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPY ROADS. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #0801001

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620059

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0800600REV

      Date Announced:
      DEC 29, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618049

      SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB Read More »

    • TSB #080799

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604705

      INFORMATION REGARDING POWER DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PDC) SERVICE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0832097

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088834

      INFORMATION REGARDING NHTSA AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #081997A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088799

      INFORMATION REGARDING FUEL GAUGE ACCURACY. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #081997

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52981

      CONCERNS WITH FUEL GAUGE NOT READING ACCURATELY. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #140397

      Date Announced:
      MAY 30, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088871

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES FUEL GAUGE ACCURACY. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #181297

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088886

      CONCERNS WITH ERRONEOUS MIL ILLUMINATION. DRIVABILITY IMPROVEMENT. *NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #080600

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609995

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #082497

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088805

      CONCERNS WITH ODOMETER LED'S FLASH WHEN EMERGENCY FLASHERS ARE ACTIVATED. *NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #183197

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089145

      CONDITIONS ON OBD II MISFIRE MONITOR. *NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #182198

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601583

      SERVICE CAUTION ON POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE ( PCM ). *YC Read More »

    • TSB #181497

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51961

      ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE WITH HEX CODES $28, $6A, $9B OR $BA. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #080197

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51278

      JTEC POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR REPAIR PACKAGES. *JD Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #182298

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601582

      INFORMATION ON THE OBD II MISFIRE MONTIOR. *YC Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #2401201

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625576

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE HVAC DRAIN WATER LEAKS UNDER PASSENGER SIDE CARPET. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #242199

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #612190

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE WATER DRIPPING FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE EVAPORATOR DRAIN TUBE AND ENTER THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CAUSING WET CARPET OR WATER ON THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FLOOR. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #980320240398

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600888

      A SQUEAKING NOISE MAY BE HEARD WHEN THE SYSTEM MODE IS CHANGED FROM FLOOR TO PANEL OR DEFROST. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #240398

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600808

      A SQUEAKING NOISE MAY BE PRESENT WHEN THE SYSTEM MODE IS CHANGED FROM FLOOR TO PANEL HEATING.*AK Read More »

    • TSB #241697

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089136

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES WATER LEAKING FROM THE HEATER A/C HOUSING. *NLM Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #082700

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092304

      SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970919083297

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54423

      AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *YC Read More »

    AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #083799

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089800

      DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #081798

      Date Announced:
      DEC 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603153

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON - OFF SWITCHES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #081798 REV B

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602450

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE AIRBAG ON-OFF SWITCHES. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #233097

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089068

      INFORMATION ON WINDSHIELD STRESS CRACKS. *NLM Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #231697

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51946

      FRAME IMPROVEMENTS TO ADDRESS CUSTOMER'S ISSUES WITH THE SOFT TOP. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #230397

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51942

      DIFFICULT TO CLEAN LIGHT COLORED "CHALKY" RESIDUE FROM PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS THAT ARE MOLDED IN BLACK. *TW Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #2301006

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019535

      PRIMARY DOOR WEATHERSTRIP WATER LEAK AT A-PILLAR BELT LINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2300504

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007314

      SOFT TOP ZIPPER CLEANER AND LUBRICANT - FOR DIFFICULT TO OPERATE WINDOW ZIPPERS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2302501

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625588

      SOFT TOP ZIPPER CLEANER AND LUBRICANT - FOR DIFFICULT TO OPERATE WINDOW ZIPPERS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #234199

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #612179

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE IMPROVED DOOR WEATHER STRIP. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #230999

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604702

      SUBJECT ON WATER LEAK DIAGNOSTIC / REPAIR PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #183298

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603635

      SUBJECT ON FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #233698

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602206

      INFORMATION TO ASSIST IN IDENTIFYING WATER LEAK ENTRY POINTS BY HIGHLIGHTING AREAS WHERE LEAKS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR BASED ON THE EXPERIENCE GAINED DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VEHICLE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #236497

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #600608

      A POPPING OR CREAKING NOISE MAY BE PRESENT IN THE FLOOR AREA. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #234997

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089088

      CONSUMER MAY COMPLAIN OF DOOR LATCH BINDING. *NLM Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #220197

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089038

      INFORMATION ON TIRE AND WHEEL RUNOUT. *NLM Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #232198

      Date Announced:
      MAY 15, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601660

      A SQUEAKING NOISE HEARD IN THE FRONT SEAT. *YC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #D-20-02 Rev. A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175510

      DIPAP Requirements - Addition of Jeep Wrangler (JL/JK) and Jeep Gladiator (JT) Hard Top and Targa Top Panel Replacements - All Dealers (Rev. A) Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #1801201

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620066

      SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #081698

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600862

      INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #2401305

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016603

      AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2400703

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003527

      HVAC DRIVE WATER LEAKS UNDER PASSENGER SIDE FRONT CARPET. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #241397

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089130

      INFORMATION ON A/C REFRIGERANT LEAKS. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #241197

      Date Announced:
      JUL 11, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089311

      CONCERNS WITH A/C EVAPORATOR ODOR. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #240197

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51279

      WATER LEAK AT FRONT PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FLOOR- WATER FROM THE A/C EVAPORATOR DRAIN TUBE MAY RUN BACK ON THE TUBE AND LEAK INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT BETWEEN THE FLOOR AND THE HEATER A/C HOUSING. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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