1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Prices
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Fuel Economy
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Periodic problems on this vehicle are the failure of the Fuel Pump, Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor and the Cooling Fan Relay. Failure of the Fuel Pump or CKP Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Fuel Pump is estimated at $285.00 for parts and $149.50 for labor. The cost to repair the CKP Sensor is estimated at $87.60 for parts and $84.50 for labor, V8 engine, and $60.70 for parts and $45.50 for labor, 6-cylinder engine. The cost to repair the Cooling Fan Relay is estimated at $65.00 for parts and $104.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Transmission Output Shaft Speed Sensor. The cost to replace the Transmission Output Shaft Speed Sensor is estimated at $26.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems Periodic problems on this vehicle are failures of the Antilock Brake System (ABS) Pump/Motor and the Controller Antilock Brakes (CAB). The cost to repair the ABS Pump/Motor is estimated at $957.00 for parts and $175.50 for labor. The cost to repair the CAB is estimated at $515.00 for parts and $71.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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