causes for overheating?
first, is your coolant full? second, check your fan, if it is belt driven then dont worry about it. second i would check your thermostat. on a 1996 unless previously replaced odds are it has gone bad
i had that problem with my 95 jeep i put new thermostat in still had the overheating problem then i replaced the hoses that didn't solve the problem then i put new radiator that solved the problem lucky for me that my hubby is a mechanic and he owned 2 previous jeep before this one i reccomend u to get a new radiator if the thermostat doesn't solve the problem.
Also the 96 cherokees have a clutched fan and a secondary electric fan that kicks on to cool the motor if it gets to hot it could be simple as a fuse. If you have a small leak in the host or radiator it will over heat since its a pressure system. :-)
calen, where would this fuse you're speaking of be at? I have a 96 sport 2-door, and would it be the same?
I have a 1996 Jeep Cherokee it keeps overheating when I drive it I have to turn the AC on so the electric cooling fan won't kick on and off is that a good thing or is it supposed to kick on and off without turning the AC on
my 2004 jeep Cherokee is over heating can't afford to pay to do much with it what can i do till i can.
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