definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,400 miles

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problem #5

Feb 162016


  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 1997 Jeep Cherokee. While the vehicle was undergoing routine maintenance, the technician diagnosed that the exhaust manifold cracked and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Ambridge, PA, USA

problem #4

Nov 012002


  • miles
While driving, the "manifold exhaust" cracked.

- Reseda, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 112003

(reported on)

Cherokee 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The manifold cracked.

- Orange, CT, USA

problem #2

Dec 012002

Cherokee 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles
1997 Jeep Cherokee. Ehaust manifold crack. I have friends who own 98 and 99 Cherokee's with the same problem. Dealer states it is common. Makes for hard starting poor fuel millage and a fire hazard. Very expensive fix. Should be a recall.

- Martin, TN, USA

problem #1

Jul 152000

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
First, this car was bought brand new with my ex-husband, nicolas jonville. We bought the car in October, 1997, from a Jeep dealer in des plaines, Illinois. It was a sales done through international autosource. We then brought the car out to California. Since June, 2000, this car has expeienced O2 sensor problems, exhaust manifold crack, spring defective attached to right front shock, and fuel tank accuracy problem. I have a three year old child and drive this car just to take her to pre-sechool and shopping. I work out of the home. I believe the problems I have experienced in one years time are abundant. I don't drive daily into los angeles or san diego, California. I drive barely 20 miles a day. I do believe these problems do cause safetly problems for my daughter and myself. I have fears of stalling due to fuel problems. I have fears of hitting something that affect the spring on the highway and getting in a bad accident. I now have fears of driving the car long distances since the exhaust manifold crack caused me to eat too much gas. The car is only over three years old. I want some answers and will sending this information further with certified documentations of my letters, my reviews of mechanic views and the dealers documentation. The dealer has been non-supportive of fixing any of my problems without paying a high price when I believe these are manufacturer problesms.

- Laguna Beach, CA, USA