1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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4.55 stars

Based on 53 reviews

Obsession by Trent
 — The 4.0 inline 6 cylinder Jeep wrangler Is over all A well put together vehicle. The Tj or 1997-06 Wrangler would have to be the best offered to date it is much more well put together then the YJ. The... Read More
I Love My Turquoise Jeep Wrangler by Jerald
 — A Jeep Wrangler is above all, versatile in it's functionality and capability, and I highly prize versatility. It is a fun vehicle to drive, top up or down, and has plenty of power from the inline 4-li... Read More
Jeep Just-emptied-every-pocket by Kevin
 — 214,000 original miles, 5 spd, 33" bf goodrich all terrain tires, 2" budget suspension lift, 1" body lift, custom stinger front bumper i made, hella 500w driving lights, thrush welded muffler, thrott... Read More

1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Introduced in mid-1996 as a 1997 model, the Jeep Wrangler has been completely redesigned and re-engineered.

The Wrangler is available in three trims: SE, Sport, and Sahara.

Jeep owners like their Wranglers because they are fun, stylish and handle well. Some complain about the leaking plastic windows, and how hard the Jeep is to control in the wind. Noise is also a nuisance.


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Jeep Wrangler Questions


Rebuilding 2. L 4 Cyl 1997 Jeep Wrangler

I had a friend remove the valves and pistons and found one of my cylinders scored, is it more cost effective to replace the whole long block or to rebuild the short block. I'm pretty certain compone...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)

16 And Im Planning To Get A 1997 Jeep Wrangler

Im alsmost 16 and im planning to get a 1997 Jeep wrangler, are they good cars for a teenager? are they safe? i understand they are noisy but is it really that bad. but my main question is the Jeep Wra...

2,699 views with 24 answers (last answer about a week ago)

Has Anyone Heard Of A Dealer Being Unable To Finance An Older Vehicle?

I sat down with a sales lady for a 1997 TJ. She asked my plans for purchasing the TJ, I said that I already been pre-approved. She stated "good, we could not do that". Has anyone else heard of a dea...

18 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Brandon Wenthold

My Jeep.has No Spark

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
James Zimmerman

Oil Pressure Gauge Just Started To Drop To Zero While Driving.

When slowing or putting in neutral it spikes up to almost normal. Speeding up it drops suddenly back to zero. The engine was running normal during a 4 mile distance home. Temp gauge was norm...

122 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)