1988 Jeep Cherokee Overview

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1988 Jeep Cherokee Overview

Thanks to its rugged construction, tough Quadra-Link Suspension, and reputation for reliability, the 1988 Jeep Cherokee continued to hang onto its niche in the ever-growing compact SUV market. A tough, reliable vehicle for passenger and business use, the '88 Cherokee was a strong seller in the US, as well as increasingly popular in the international market.

Some of the features that had made earlier SJ-Series Cherokees so popular with the off-road set remained in the XJ-Series Cherokee. High ground clearance and rugged four-wheel drive took the 1988 Cherokee over a variety of terrains with ease; its hefty metal construction enabled it to brave the elements and the wilderness.

The previous year's introduction of a new fuel-injected inline-6 proved to be a boon to the Cherokee's popularity. The '88 Jeep Cherokee shipped off the line with a 2.5 liter AMC inline-4, clocked at 121 horsepower; as of this model year, buyers could upgrade to a new 4.0 liter AMC fuel-injected inline-6, which put out a healthy 173 horsepower.

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Why Does It Start Then Die

I have determined that the wire that plugs into the starter relay, its next to the battery with a letter "F" that is orange with a black stripe has power when you place the ignition switch in the star...

Random Part

Does anyone know what this is or what it is supposed to be connected to? I'm not getting fuel to the engine and was wondering if this has something to do with it. Thanks.

88 Jeep Cherokee Limited Stalls

88 jeep cherokee limited 4wd, 150k, stalls while driving, sometimes at idle. Will come back if i am in motion and keep my foot in it. Replaced ckp, fuel filter, one of the injectors that was fow...

Jeep Will Not Start

I have a 1988 jeep Cherokee Laredo. I have replaced my lifters (because they were ticking), coil, starter, starter solenoid, distributor, distributor cap and rotor, battery, fuel pump. I have checke...

Blinkers

My jeep has an issue with the rear blinkers and brake lights but front blinkers work and head lights the only lights that work in the back is the standing lights when headlights are on