2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 from North America


Jeeps are OK if they didn't break all the time


Things that went wrong so far:

Brakes every year along with the rotors.




Ball joints.


Tow hitch broke.

Door speaker.

Turn signal relay.

Valve cover gasket.

Oil filter adapter gasket ring.

Front axle seal leak.

Steering box.

Broken seat weld.

AC clutch assembly.

Now have very low oil pressure and a knocking on cold startup. Probably the engine going. Go figure at 120000 miles.

General Comments:

This is the worst vehicle I ever owned. I cannot believe that Chrysler can sell this junk anymore. They say the 4.0 in these Jeeps last a long time. I don't see it lasting over 130000 miles, and I baby this Jeep.

If anyone is considering buying a Chrysler product, I strongly recommend against it. You fix one thing and a month later something else breaks. Oh and you fix one leak, it just leaks again somewhere else.

JEEP = Just Empty Every Pocket.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 7th July, 2009

2000 Jeep Cherokee from North America


Great Jeep with a real good engine


My front speakers went on my Cherokee, so thought it might be problems with the speakers. But after some research, I learned that there is a defect in the speaker wires. So I went to Walmart, bought new speaker wires for about 3 dollars. Ran the new wires the next day. From the wire harness, which is behind the head unit, down to the door, I followed the other wires through the door seal and plugged in the speakers. They work perfectly fine now. I am glad that was a problem though, because when I bought the car at 128,000 miles the speakers would have been blown by then if the wires worked. Now I have two brand new speakers.

Have a new problem though evap leak in my engine, so the check engine light is on. Mechanic says it will cost 80.00 to smoke the engine to find the leak. Does anyone now the max price to fix it Thanks.

General Comments:

If you can't handle a Jeep Cherokee, don't buy one. Things are going to go wrong. The thing about Jeep is that they are a very simple cars. I have fixed everything myself so far and you don't have to really know what you're doing unless it involves the engine. If you're not a very hands on guy, then buy a Japanese car. Just when something does go wrong on those things there is no way you are fixing it yourself. And it will usually cost you.

I have fixed the problem with my window regulator, bought after market tail lights, new brake pads, brush bar, fog lights, new speakers and head unit fixed my speaker problem and even put 2 12inch subs with amp in my car. I had no problem at all, a couple blown fuses, but it was really simple to fix and install all these things, and I don't know that much about cars.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 29th May, 2009

9th Jul 2010, 11:03

The Jeep Cherokee is a really great car. I would definitely buy another one if mine ever stopped working; it won't though. It is a tough little car and very safe. I love it.

2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport from North America


Problem when idle


Since I bought the car, only the driver can roll down the windows, or they work when they want to.

My most recent problems are I get a message saying nobus, and everything dies when I drive. If I hit the reset button for the miles, it comes back on.

I also experienced today, if I'm idling all of a sudden there's this jumping feeling and I can't move. Has anybody else had this problem? Thought it was a loose spark plug, but that's not the case.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 16th April, 2009

5th Jun 2009, 20:46

I have a 2000 Cherokee Sport. While driving everything "shuts off." Then if you keep the RPM's up the car seems like in is dropping "in and out" of gear. NO ONE has a solution that is practical. The local Fresno Jeep dealer tried to sell me a complete gas tank, fuel lines, and fuel pump for about $1,000. Another after market shop offered a $7,000 transmission solution. Other than that, I like the car.

18th Nov 2012, 03:57

It is the fuel pump (in the tank). Had the same problem with mine.

3rd Dec 2012, 11:33

Sounds like your problem could be crank positioning sensor or neutral safety switch; both of these parts affect the engine's spark, which will cause the engine to run very rough, stall, or not start at all.