Yukon's Jeep XJ Page
What is an XJ, you ask? An XJ is more commonly known as the Jeep Cherokee.
It was first offered in 1984. It's classified today as a "Compact
Sport Utility Vehicle."
Some of the stuff on these pages also applies to the Jeep MJ, the pickup
version of the Cherokee known as the Comanche. These were produced
until the early 90's, and share much of the same parts and technology with
the XJ's. It's a shame that Jeep stopped making them - they are a great
Jeep XJ Forum
Important Link! If you've got questions about your Jeep, or just
want to communicate with other Jeep Cherokee XJ owners, you have to bookmark
Check out dealer invoice Option lists for Jeep XJ's of various years. This
is a great area to see what was available in a particular year for the XJ
I'm trying to put together some information on the differences that exist
in XJ's that were exported or built outside the USA.
AMC and Chrysler introduced different trim levels and options to the lineup
over the years, and discontinued other items. Look here for information
on what happened each year.
Technical Service Bulletins / Recalls
A list of any information that has "leaked" out of the factory in the form
of "TSB's" and recalls. Stay tuned - I'm working on it!!!
Crankcase Position Sensor (CPS Sensor)
The CPS sensor (also known as a Top-Dead-Center (TDC) sensor) is a common
culprit in the woes of XJ owners.
When you get a "Check Engine" light, you can get a general idea of what is
wrong with your XJ without bringing it to a dealer.
XJs and Radios
Read this before buying or installing a CB or any other radio. Stay tuned.
Will The Real Jeep
Please Stand Up (External Link)
Where did the name "Jeep" come from? Did the name come from the Popeye
comic strip character "Eugene the Jeep" or from a slurring of the US Army's
designation of "GP" for General Purpose? This article seems to answer
the question once and for all. While you're there, check out the line
of "Eugene" products.
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Updated 05 Nov 98
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