1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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4.55 stars

Based on 54 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


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...

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I Have A 1997 Jeep Tj .wont Start ,cranks Over .no Dash Lights Like Gas Gau...

1997 jeep tj ..cranks over but wont start .no spark, no dash lights or engine check light..battery good.

825 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Wrangler Frameless Bowless Soft Top

do you have to take the sound bar off for this top

140 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)

How Do I Get My 1997wrangle Sahara Lights To Quit Flashing And Start

Left the door open and killed the battery hook up jumper cable all the dash lights came on but turn key to start nothing happened wouldn't start but the lights start flashing and it sounds like the e...

194 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Where Is The Problem - The Guage Or Oil Pump ?

Oil was changed recently. On way home from work 'check guages' light came on after the oil pressure guage dropped to '0'. Intermittently the needle will go back up very slowly, then drop back to 0. I ...

975 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)