10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #18

May 222003

Cherokee

  • miles
The anti-lock brake system was inoperative.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #17

Jan 122002

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS lights come on and stay on. ABS activates on dry pavement. When brakes are applied they don't hold. Dealer replaced the right rear wheel sensor, however problem still occurs.

- Fairfax Station, VA, USA

problem #16

Jun 012001

Cherokee

  • miles
Consumer was coming to a gradual stop, traveling 25-30mph on dry pavement when ABS braking system failed, causing consumer to have a frontal impact collision. Dealer was contacted for this problem, but stated the braking system was fine.

- Fairingham, MA, USA

problem #15

Aug 201997

Cherokee

  • miles
Have taken vehicle in for brake repairs on three different occassions - twice while in warranty and once after warranty - rotors were finally replaced on last visit after complaining persistantly and speaking with the GM at dealership. The problem is occuring again and is worse than ever. When brakes are applied the vehicle vibrates and brake pedal pulsates and try's to vear of course to the left or right. It is more pronounced at highway speeds. Heavy pressure must be applied to get the vehicle to stop and there is a narrow window of when it's just enough pressure to stop normally and when the brakes want to grab to quickly..

- Roswell, GA, USA

problem #14

Nov 082000

Cherokee

  • miles
Accident on 11-08-2000 wet surface, upon apply ABS brakes the vechile sled into intersection striking a gravel truck suffering approx. $ 9,000 in damage Jeep was struck on the left front and took the entire front clip off, but the airbags did not deploy, at what speed are the bags suppose to deploy, and is this a factory defect?

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #13

Jun 122000

Cherokee

  • miles
Consumer was making a U turn into an intersection to go on to the other side in order to merge into traffic while it was raining. Consumer hit the curb. Upon applying the brakes pedal went all the way to the floor, and she lost control of the vehicle and crashed.

- Ok, NJ, USA

problem #12

Mar 172000

Cherokee 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer applied brakes at about 45 mph and brakes locked up. No accident occurred. Dealer found that rear brake drums were out of round, rust had accumulated on inside of drums. There has been no further problem with brakes after drums were turned.

- Frankfort, KY, USA

problem #11

Oct 231999

Cherokee

  • miles
On-going / intermittent problem with vehicle brake system; whenever brakes were applied on wet or rough surface road, it caused wheels to lock up and fishtail. This resulted in vehicle being out of control, bounce off gurdrail and spin before stoppin. No injuries reported. Dealer notified, and vehicle was being inspected by dealer.

- Monroe, CT, USA

problem #10

Sep 231999

(reported on)

Cherokee

  • miles
Braking system malfunctioned, causing extended stopping distance which may result in a crash. Also problems with the fuel sendeing unit which won't read the fuel gauge properly.

- Hoschton, GA, USA

problem #9

Oct 111997

Cherokee

  • miles
When brakes are applied they would vibrate. Power steering belt not working properly. Took to dealer & mechanic repaired brakes & steering belt. Was going upan incline & applied brakes lightly. Vehicle pulled to left. Emergency brake failed. Hit phone pole. Air bags did not deploy. Taken vehicle back to dealer.

- Germantown, MD, USA

problem #8

Apr 151998

Cherokee

  • miles
Was traveling 35-45mph. Coming to a stop. Applied brakes. Felt brakes pulsating under foot. Vehicle kept moving. Going down hill & pushed harder on brakes. Vehicle still was going. Had to use emergency brakes to stop vehicle. Took vehicle to dealer to have it checked.

- Mantua, NJ, USA

problem #7

Mar 181998

Cherokee

  • miles
Brake problems; at 2900 miles the disc rotors and pads had to be replaced. The emergency parking brake was also adjusted. About a month later, driver was involved in a crash when going uphill and applying the brakes. The wheels locked up, driver had no control over Cherokee. Jeep went over to the left side of the road, hitting a telephone pole. This happened on dry road conditions. Dealer would not look at Jeep. Jeep has been repaired.

- Germantown, MD, USA

problem #6

Apr 011998

Cherokee

  • miles
Driving in dry weather conditions about 35-40 mph had to make a panic stop. Defect in braking system caused only right front wheel to lock up, resulting in vehicle twisting sideways and running through an intersection. Dealer cannot identify problem.

- South Portland, ME, USA

problem #5

Apr 301998

(reported on)

Cherokee

  • miles
When applying the brakes the pedal went to the floor and the vehicle did not stop. Dealer has fixed.

- Cambridge, MA, USA

problem #4

Dec 181997

Cherokee

  • miles
When pedal is depressed, feels like stepping on brick & nothing happens to vehicle. This causes vehicle to have a longer stopping distance before ABS kicks in. Took to dealer & was informed that there was no problems with the brakes.

- Truckee, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 191998

Cherokee

  • miles
While driving downhill about 15 mph, with foot on brake pedal and depressing the brake pedal more coming to a stop sign, the pedal went to the floor and there was no breaking ability at all. Consumer made a sharp right turn and vehicle flipped over. The vehicle is being repaired.

- Great Neck, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 171997

Cherokee

  • miles
Brakes replaced.

- Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 171997

Cherokee

  • miles
Brake rotors replaced.

- Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA