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1998 Jeep Wrangler suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Jeep Wrangler Owner Comments

problem #4

May 012008


  • miles


Purchased replacement front ball joints for Jeep Wrangler(1985-1998) from autozone. Noticed that the two parts were different, but the box had the same part number. One fit perfectly, but the other could only be installed in a way that could cause future suspension failure. I went to another autozone store and found the same two different parts marked with the same part number, so it was not an isolated problem. The part number is FA1633.

- Hemet, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 042002

Wrangler 4WD

  • miles
We have had numerous problems with this vehicle all pretaining to the front end, the steering wheel will start shaking really bad at between 40-50 mph and we have had loud banking noice come from the front end and when shifting. The tires have had to be replaced 4 times before they even had 9,000 miles on them. The vehicle is a real lemon. There has been many problems with the paint peeling as well as problems with the ball joints. They are now refusing to fix the front end again that we have had problems with since we bought it.

- Grand Blanc, MI, USA

problem #2

Sep 241999


  • miles
While driving at approximately 60mph hit a bump in the road, where they were doing road work, front end vibrated uncontrollably, even lost control after deceleration. Problem still occurs.

- Brighton, MA, USA

problem #1

Mar 081999

(reported on)

Wrangler 4WD

  • miles
Vehicle loses control on highway at speeds over 60mph on occasions when there is a medium wind. Vehicle will move from side to side and feel like its about to flip over.

- Brighton, MA, USA

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