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1989 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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Either You Love It Or Hate It... by Cire
 — acc-- 2.5 5-speed not fast, but great in snow brakes-- excellent, ABS would be better handling-- top heavy, better suited for off-road build-- low repairs, the soft top can be somewhat noisy app-- "Th... Read More
Jeep Yj by Joey
 — most unreliable vehicule i'v ever owned. but man it can go through mud! i'v got 4 1/2" lift 33" trail cutters i'v done everything from motor job to axle work, but has to be one of the best vehicule to... Read More
Awesome by Miles
 — This is the funnest vehicle to own in my opinion. A must have for the outdoorsy type! I love taking the Jeep camping, off roading, or even just for a joy ride. I enjoy working on mechanical work nearl... Read More

1989 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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1989 Jeep Wrangler

The 1989 Jeep Wrangler keeps to the previous year tradition of having two engines available: a 4.2 liter 6 cylinder and a 2.5 liter I4.  Also like the previous year models, the 1989 Jeep Wrangler has two available transmissions, a 3 speed automatic and a 5 speed manual.  Two doors and four wheel drive complete the SUV and create the stereotype for the fun, everyday SUV.  Gas mileage obviously isn't great (this is an SUV, after all) but 18/20 isn't terrible.
Comfort is a bit sparse in this SUV that can technically house 5 (though I wouldn't suggest more than 3 for the convenience of whoever is in the back seat).  Air conditioning is optional, as is a cassette player.  But don't worry, the 1989 Jeep Wrangler has something better than a sunroof; it's got a removable soft top available, which isn't too difficult to take off and put on.  
Owners of the 1989 Jeep Wrangler typically had good things to say, especially since most of the posts online are about the SUV after it was 10 years old.  Of course some mechanical problems exist, but many of them can agree on one thing.  There is little better than a summer day, cruising down the road in a 1989 Jeep Wrangler with the top down and the radio blaring.  The 1989 Jeep Wrangler was built for fun, and 18 years later, it still is.

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New 2.5l Long Block All New Sensors And Fuel Pump. Runs With No Power

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What Automatic Transmission Fits 89 Wrangler

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Front Oil Cap On 1989 Jeep Wrangler 4 Cylinder Leaks?

I have changed oil cap on top of valve cover various times, PCV valve is working and not obstructive as well as the filter on rear of top valve cover. After driving oil seems to be pushed out from un...

79 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
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Why Does Engine Suddenly Stop Running?

Quits infrequently while running on road or at idle. Never sputters or misses. plenty of fuel and good battery. Low mileage one owner car[me]. Fuel stabilizer,Seafoam used in winter.Car is 6cyl automa...

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