loud screeching noise in jeep it starts when ignition on and wont stop

Asked by Jul 03, 2015 at 07:48 AM about the 1996 Jeep Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I hit something under the jeep near exhaust now ihave a screeching noise that will not
stop till I turn off ignition hepl!,

1 Answer

274,915

Open the hood or get under the Jeep when you have the engine on. I suspect you damaged/bent something near the serpentine belt area. Hard for us to determine what was damaged where we sit.

Your Answer

Jeep Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    swtcat13
    Reputation
    1,810
  • #2
    Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
    Reputation
    1,730
  • #3
    Luis660399
    Reputation
    1,550
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
900 Great Deals out of 71,282 listings starting at $900
Used Jeep Wrangler
362 Great Deals out of 20,472 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
335 Great Deals out of 29,409 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Explorer
1,112 Great Deals out of 68,286 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda CR-V
712 Great Deals out of 62,461 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford F-150
3,046 Great Deals out of 230,456 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota RAV4
638 Great Deals out of 62,260 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
32,709 listings starting at $14,840
2017 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 4,454 listings starting at $14,950
2016 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 3,840 listings starting at $11,499
2015 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
107 Great Deals out of 5,079 listings starting at $9,499
2014 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
70 Great Deals out of 2,890 listings starting at $8,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.