Jeep Grand Cherokee owners have reported 1 problem related to brake whining noise (under the service brakes category).
First, brake related problems: mileage 2341 complaint pulsatting when stopping 20-55 mph , front brake rotors were resurfaced , complaint 2 mileage 16040 brakes pulsatting when stopping also shimmy in steering 45-55 mph, front brake rotors were replaced reason warpage due to overheating design flaw? / complaint 3 mileage 17000, brakes pulsatting , vibaration in vehicle and steering wheel shimmy when brake are applied. Have not rportedto dealer at this time will schedule for week of 07/16/01. Secondly, transmission shift problems: started when vehicle was brand new when stopping it felt like someone was hitting you in the rear end. First repair ,mileage 4428 consisted of tsb0300799 and replacement of rear driveshaft,also rear axle carrier and pinion bearings were replaced. Second transmission repair mileage 10453 due to harsh shiffting @ 20 mph and again when stopping it felt like someone ran into the rear of the vehicle, this time the transmission yoke was replaced and another transmission update per tsb21-09-00,also during this service the front driveshaft was replaced due to a howling noise which started around 55-60 mph, complaint three mileage 10818 vehicle still has whining noise coming from drive train. In addittion, transmission problems continue with harsh shifting at times at 20 mph and 50-55mph,these shift points worsen as other problems were being corrected,dealer claims that thhis is adaptive memory and their nothing that will be done to correct it. According to casey Jeep service manager daimlerchrysler does not see this as a problem only an issue. Fourth complaint mileage 16040 transmission continues to shift hard at times @ 20 mph and 50-55 mph. At this time dealer show no concern in correcting this problem . In summary, brake and drive train problems with this vehicle starting at 2341 miles, and they continue be on-going. I now question the safety of this vehicle.
See all problems of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Brake Disc Rotor problems||
|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Disc problems||
|Brake Electric Antilock problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||
|Brake Disc Caliper problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Brakes Failed problems||
|Brake Master Cylinder problems||
|Brake Light On problems||