2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Consumer Review: Turning into a money pit
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Consumer Review

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Laredo 4dr SUV (4.0L 6-cyl. 4-speed Automatic)

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Turning into a money pit
By cindy314 on

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A)

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This is my first and only car. Was bought in 2005 or 6 with 40k-ish miles. Since then I have replaced the window regulator SEVEN times. Seriously learn to fix it yourself, the part costs about $70. Costs $300-400 at a mechanic. Fan relay broke once. Now the Throttle position sensor is jacked up and causing me to stall out while idling occasionally. Tail lights are just always out - honest to god I rigged it with tinfoil and that seems to work the longest. Battery seems to need replacing yearly. It has always groaned/vibrated when making slow tight turns no one seems to know what it is. All of the hydrolics for the lift gate/hood dont work. Basically, only buy it if you a fairly handy.

Best Features

Well it has cushy seats. Also I hear it can BLOW UP if rear ended which is a nifty feature.

Worst Features

Seriously, definitely don't buy this used anymore. I am only hanging on to it cause it is paid off. Also don't EVER put a drink in the cupholder. It will tip over in your passengers lap. (sorry mom!)
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