30th Aug 2008, 14:44
We own a 99 GCL for almost 4 years has 140,000 miles 4.0 liter, We love it. Yes we have had our problems with it.
Rear end went first month we had it, warranty cover it.
Cooling fan switch went took dealer three try to fix, covered.
Rear hatch hard to open, Airbag light chimes on an off, just started that.
Check engine light just came on last month, error code P1494.
AC stopped last summer, that stunk... $800 to fix.
AND of course the brakes go once to twice a year. We just heard that slotted rotors will help slow that down.
Will be buy another one, YES WE WILL...
IT'S A JEEP, OWN ONE FOR LIFE.
1st Apr 2009, 13:11
I'm done with Jeep and Chrysler products. I've had to replace the real differential ($1800.) to eliminate the whining noise that became totally intolerable.
Last year, I replaced the brake pads and warped rotors to eliminate the bone-rattling braking I experienced on leaving the expressway. It's beginning to happen again, so I need to do it again.
My heater has gone south.
I'm beginning to lose radiator fluid on a regular basis, and now I have to deal with this beast stalling out at very inopportune times. Even the hydraulic struts for the hood and rear doors and windows have been replaced.
These people have no business making and selling dangerous vehicles.
19th Feb 2010, 07:30
Hey, I have a 99 Jeep GC.
Replaced radiator, water pump, still have a coolant leak, I have heard that it is through a crack in some of the blocks of the engines? I don't know if it is a common problem?
For the shaking at 45 mph, I used to have a 3" lift, and had the same exact problem; could not drive my car over 45 mph without it feeling like it was going to shake apart..
I took off the aftermarket rims and took the lift off, it still shakes some between 45-55 mph, but it is drivable. I just put coolant in my car always and quit worrying about it.. But it's all the same problems.
Jeep definitely were having fun making Melons in 99', knowing Chrysler would be gone by 2009.
21st Feb 2010, 13:48
Yup, gotta love a Jeep, and all the money you spend every 6 months to a year replacing yes PADS and ROTORS. I'm going on my 10th pair. I bought my 99 Jeep brand new, and had to replace the pads and rotors at 6 thousand miles. I've tried everything, nothing seems to work. This is it I'm trying the slotted rotors, and if that doesn't work, I'll be putting it on Craigslist. (LOL), as if anybody would buy it. Don't get me wrong, I love the stupid thing, but I'm not wealthy. Shame on you Chrysler for sweeping this under the rug.