5 votes

Fault code 27 with engine light on '94 Jeep Cherokee

You need either a digital storage oscilloscope or a noid light to test signal from the PCM to the injectors. If you don't have a DSO you will also need a multi-meter. You want to disconnect an ...
Ben's user avatar
  • 10.7k
4 votes

97 Jeep Cherokee check gauges light came on and then my battery gauge dropped down to 9 didn't lose any power?

Just to post the OP's answer to get this closed out: "I just got a new battery a few months ago took the jeep up to napa they tested it n its a bad alternator."
Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2's user avatar
4 votes

Hard cold starts only

I believe the key clue here is the fact the engine runs rough for a few minutes. This tells me that the cold-start enrichment, where the air-fuel mixture entering the cylinders is slightly rich, isn't ...
Zaid's user avatar
  • 39.2k
3 votes

Fixing vibrations caused by replacing springs?

With the moderate amount of lift you've described (1" to 1.5"), you shouldn't need a to drop your transfer case. Dropping the transfer case is done to straighten the angles on the front and rear ...
Paul Dufresne's user avatar
3 votes

Fault code 27 with engine light on '94 Jeep Cherokee

This could be any number of things, a bad injector, broken wire, or a loose or corroded connector. I'd start by checking the connections to all the injectors. Make sure there's no crud in the ...
barbecue's user avatar
  • 1,587
2 votes

1993 Jeep Cherokee tries to turn over but wont

Interesting That vehicle has fuel injection via the throttle body. It sounds like the engine is getting flooded, just like you said. With IF (fuel injection) flooding has mostly become a thing of ...
DucatiKiller's user avatar
  • 32.9k
2 votes

Jeep hard to turn right after starting

It sounds to me the steering gearbox is having an issue. If the valve which controls which way the fluid is flowing to provide the assist is sticking when you first turn right, then it may be hard to ...
Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2's user avatar
2 votes

Engine tap/knock/noise within a few seconds of starting

It could be that your engine has hydraulic lash adjusters for the valves. These remove the need for valve clearance adjustments as they work on oil pressure. The trouble is that they have very small ...
Gargravarr's user avatar
2 votes

What is the correct Power Steering Fluid for a 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ?

According to this website you can use: Power Steering Fluid +4 (If unavailable ATF+4 is Acceptable) Searching through things, it's the Grand Cherokee which requires the different power steering ...
Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Mystery coolant leak that suddenly stopped?

Sometimes when mechanics do a pressure test they forget to test the radiator cap. These oftentimes fail and cause the exact symptoms you are experiencing. If the shop cannot find the problem just ...
Jupiter's user avatar
  • 3,187
1 vote

Can someone help plz asap

If you don't get a direct answer you could use a length of taut string (blue on the drawing) to trace the route bypassing the A/C compressor. At suitable locations where the belt and string follow the ...
HandyHowie's user avatar
  • 25.2k
1 vote
Accepted

Is is possible to mimic drive by wire on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee using servos and other motors

The crew of the series Mythbusters did just as you've described, replacing the steering wheel with a geared servo motor controlled by radio control, along with throttle management. The brake pedal was ...
fred_dot_u's user avatar
  • 4,455
1 vote

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L Auto Transmission Issue Shifting

I wish I could just comment this but my score is too low here. You may just need to clear codes in the pcm (engine and trans memories). Your CEL may not be on but there could still be stored "...
narkeleptk's user avatar
  • 3,790
1 vote

2014 Jeep Cherokee Wiring harness ground to a 12v power outlet

Well, you could do, but the risk is that the ground is only large enough for the power socket capacity 5A or 10A. I, personally, would provide a ground to a suitable earth or ground point, even the ...
Solar Mike's user avatar
  • 34.7k
1 vote

While driving 96 Jeep cherokee stalled

Fuses are there to protect from runaway electrical currents that can damage components or start a fire, if you have a fuse repeatedly blowing then there's a short in your electrical system. A wire has ...
GdD's user avatar
  • 16.4k
1 vote

Wiring for radio issues?

Here are the diagrams for the base sound system, colors are the same for Premium Sound.
Moab's user avatar
  • 8,010
1 vote
Accepted

Can fuel trim (LTFT) be too high or too low? Not using stock injectors

By using this fuel injector calculator, your new injectors are flowing 24.2 lb/hr @ 49psi, which is a bit more than stock (by 1.0 lb/hr). This could definitely be why you're seeing LTFT levels being ...
Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2's user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

Engine tap/knock/noise within a few seconds of starting

Knocking sounds reflect worn out parts, which had got so much tolerance than oil can't fill the gap any longer. It could also be the oil itself, being to thin or too old (and got thinner). If the ...
Aram Alvarez's user avatar
  • 3,336
1 vote

1999 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L electrical problems

For the TPS codes, it's probably a ground issue. Check for ground on the orange/dark blue wire. If you have ground on that wire disconnect and examine the connector for damage or a pin that's come ...
Ben's user avatar
  • 10.7k
1 vote

2001 Jeep Cherokee sport check gauges light

My hunch is that your battery is not charging, and you're probably running the battery all the way down, which would explain why it runs ok for a short period of time after you jump it. Have you ...
philbrooksjazz's user avatar
1 vote

Manual transmission difficult to put into gear. Do I need a new clutch?

I apologize in advance but this is going to be somewhat of an answer with a question to the original poster. (Hopefully he sees this!) I have, to a T, the exact issues the original poster describes ...
Matt's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote

Manual transmission difficult to put into gear. Do I need a new clutch?

I agree with the pilot bushing/bearing answer. It isn't seized or it wouldn't allow shifting after a few seconds. More likely it is dragging due to poor lubrication (thickened grease as above). As to ...
Mad Max's user avatar
  • 11

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible