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04-10-2004, 12:24 PM
Hey guys, I am thinking about buying a second vehicle, something four wheel drive. There has been a trade in at one of the local dealers. It is a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It has the inline 6 - 4 liter engine and has a little under 67k on mileage. Just wondering if anyone knows anything about these Jeeps and if it would be worth looking into. thanks, any comments are appreciated.

04-10-2004, 01:11 PM
The thing with jeeps is to take them for a ride. Keep an eye on the tranny for slipping, and check out the cv joints. The infinity gold cd players are known to be junk, and the wires in the drivers door jamb eventually wear and break. But we test drove about 20 last summer and over half of them had screwed up drivetrains.

04-11-2004, 06:09 PM
Yeah, make sure the tranny and xfer case shift okay.
The 4.0L is a solid powerplant and is a very safe bet.