1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV 5.9 Limited 4dr SUV 4WD
I wish I had read Consumer Reports
Before I bought my 98 Jeep...it's a
troublesome vehicle...in the shop more
than out. I bought it new, and within
the first year I had replaced the
sunroof, differencial, and brakes.
Since then it's cost an average of $800
per year in maintenance "above" fair
wear and tear to keep in on the road.
I (and the Jeep dealer) can't get it to
hold a tune-up, and therefore won't run
right (cylinder misfiring issues every
year) and needs air conditioning
maintanence (not servicing) annually.
MY ADVICE - DON'T BUY ONE!
Make it more reliable for pull it from
deffinatly the best 4x4 there is, have
done immensly stupid stunts and have
gone without a stratch or dent or any
damage. But buying it, i didnt know the
axels where F'd up so after the dealer
wanting $2700 to fix, and not releasing
the vehicle to me over a huge mess, i
finaly got it down to my REAL mechanic
and he fixed it for a mear $500 loosly
rounded off. Also with 98,000 miles on
it, it needed a new water pump. But
new growing fears of the Tranny are
making me nervious ill end up like the
other 3 guys i know who had the
problem, but the review i read on A4's
arent good, nor any other AWD car, so
any advice would be useful.
Power, off road capability, quietness.
seats r very cumfy and the interior
quality is outstanding, as is over all
MAKE THE DRIVETRAIN ALOT BETTER! cant
be THE best when u fall short on the
trans and axels i mean come on.