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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I Am Only Getting Spark Once In Awhile

88 jeep Cherokee that is only getting spark once in awhile I have already replace the sensor on the transmission it is a inline six cylinder with a Manual transmission

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1988 Jeep Will Not Stay Running

i can crank the engine and it fires just wont stay running

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Wont Start On 88 Cherokee After Changing Clog Ejector

So replaced fuel pump filter and a clogged injector getting enough gas but wont start at all what can i check to make it start

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I Got A 1988 Jeep Cherokee Wat Do U Guys Think Is It Worth Restoring Or Sho...

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What Causes Oil Tocome Out The Vent On The Valve Cover Tothe Air Filter

oil blows out the front vent on the valve cover in the line that goes to the air filter. .putting oil in the air filter compartment

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