1998 Jeep Wrangler Consumer Review: Disappointed so far

1998 Jeep Wrangler - Consumer Review

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Disappointed so far
By TmDe5 on


1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2dr SUV 4WD


I have had my Jeep for a couple months
now. I love the whole Jeep experience
but I am a little disappointed with the
reliability. In New England we've
already had some cold mornings... had
trouble starting... then the
electrical didnt work until the engine
heated up. I bought it from a friend
so i know it wasn't beaten on, just
normal commutes. Two weeks ago the
power steering gearbox failed and
leaked every where. Haven't fixed just
yet. Also a vent line fell out of the
pumpkin axle and I had to crawl under
and put back in... I'm not too happy
right now. Puts a bad name on domestic

Best Features

The Jeep look. Can't wait to put the top down. Off road capability. 4X4. Lots can be done to them.

Worst Features

Worst 4 cylinder ever. It's gutless and it somehow still gets very poor mileage. I do a mix of highway-town driving and get appoximately 17-18 mpg. Better reliability seems to be the trend.
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