Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Cherokee 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.

    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 #980130183197

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

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

    • TSB #084995

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46496

      WHENEVER AN OIL PRESSURE SENSOR IS REPLACED, BE SURE TO CHECK THE POLARITY OF THE TERMINALS IN THE HARNESS CONNECTOR. INCORRECT POLARITY CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE SENSOR. DISASSEMBLE THE CONNECTOR AND REVERSE THE WIRES. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #182498

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602322

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT LIGHT SPARK KNOCK WITH A WARM ENGINE UNDER LOAD. *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 #1100605

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018993

      ILLUMINATED MIL AS THE RESULT OF A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 - CATALYST EFFICIENCY, OR MAY HAVE FAILED A CALIFORNIA SMOG OR STATE I/M TEST BUT WITHOUT AN ILLUMINATED MIL, OR A RATTLING SOUND FROM THE UNDERSIDE OF THE VEHICLE. Read More »

    • 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

    • TSB #140398

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601669

      SUBJECT ON FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE ADAPTER USAGE. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • 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: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 #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 »

    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 »

    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 #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 »

    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 »

    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 #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • 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

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #2301702

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633931

      SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR SAG/CREAKING SOUND. *SLC Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #180898

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600344

      INCORRECT FAULT MATURE TIME - DTC $1B THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR VOLTAGE HIGH. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #081695REVA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46371

      BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-16-95, DATED APR. 14, 1995. IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR **REPEATEDLY** PRESSES AND RELEASES THE SET BUTTON WITH THEIR FOOT OFF OF THE ACCELERATOR (A 'LIFT FOOT SET' TO BEGIN SPEED CONTROL ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #220197

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

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

    SEATS

    • TSB #2300800B

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #615688

      SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #230800

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610635

      SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #233599

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607963

      INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • 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 #23-014-15

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150552

      Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation This bulletin describes procedures to install Child Seat Tether Anchors based on Customer Request. Retrofits are subject to part availability. Read More »

    • TSB #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. 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:AIR CONDITIONER

    CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE TETHER ANCHOR

    • TSB #23-014-15

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150552

      Child Seat Tether Anchor Installation This bulletin describes procedures to install Child Seat Tether Anchors based on Customer Request. Retrofits are subject to part availability. Read More »