Common Issues With The Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Repair, Middle Village, New York

Jeep Grand Cherokee (1993- Present)

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the most popular SUVs on the road today. Our technicians have a lot of experience working on this particular vehicle and have noticed some recurring issues over the years. Although this model suffers from some common issues, these problems tend to be minor. Overall we find the Jeep Grand Cherokee to be very reliable and versatile SUV to accommodate the needs of most drivers. At Essential Auto Care, we are the Jeep Grand Cherokee experts and are ready to answer any question or Jeep repair problem you may be facing!

Problems To Look For With The Jeep Grand Cherokee

1.Fluid Leaks


The Grand Cherokee will likely experience some form of oil leak which may happen in a few locations. These leaks will likely come from valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, or rear crankshaft seal.


High mileage transmissions are the most common to leak. This fluid will be red or green and will leave a puddle underneath your car. It is important to have this checked out immediately as permanent damage to the transmission is likely if left unrepaired.

Power steering

These leaks will come from swollen hoses, rusted fittings, rack and pinion seals, and the power steering pump. This will cause stiff steering and whining noises.

2.Air Conditioning

The Grand Cherokee just like any other vehicle can suffer from a number of issues that cause the AC not to work. It’s best to let a professional take a look and pinpoint the issue.


Unfortunately a variety of electrical issues do come up and the items below are the most common we’ve come to expect.


Modules are various computers on your vehicle that send information from system to system. For example you may experience issues with your driver door that don’t allow doors to unlock or windows to open and close.

Tail Lights

Although taillights do go out on every car from time to time, we have noticed that Jeep electrical issues lead to higher than usual amount of outages.

If you feel like your Jeep is experiencing any type of issue give us a call at Essential Auto Care today for a complimentary consultation!

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