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post #1 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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1999 Limited Issues

I am goin to buy a 99 limited tomorrow. A heads up on any issues I need to look out for would be great!

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post #2 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 02:57 PM
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Since your in North Carolina im assuming no rust?

Check for transmission slippage, 4WD works. Basic stuff.

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post #3 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 04:36 PM
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I have a 99, most of the issues i have could probably be attributed to first model year type of stuff - some other issues may be due to neglect.

-My front driveshaft is the CV type, it was noisy as hell (newer models have u joints)
-When i leave the headlights in auto they flash on and off whenever they want to when the car is parked w/ teh key off (i hear they revised the switch in later model years)
-Heated seats work when they want to (there were a few recalls i think)
-Lights in overhead console dont work, lenses rattle when i drive
-My auto climate control works fine, but i hear many people have issues
-Power steering leaks

Theres probably more but i cant think of them. Id say just use common sense and make sure the thing is solid.
Good luck
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 05:47 PM
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as befumo says make sure the tranny is in smooth working order. my sisters ended up needing some sensors, it wouldn't shift out of 2nd
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post #5 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 05:58 PM
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Heated seats were a problem (mine, for example, don't work) in a LOT of WJs. Since it's a Limited, check the A/C and Heat, and see if you have the dreaded Blend Door problem.

Other than that, the usual (4WD, Tranny, etc.).

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post #6 of 8 Old 09-23-2009, 08:03 PM
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post #7 of 8 Old 09-24-2009, 12:19 PM Thread Starter
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haha..i actually had a TJ at first...sold it and got a 2004 WJ...that is for sales by the way...and just picked this 99 up today...ill try and get pics asap...work sucks...
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post #8 of 8 Old 09-24-2009, 12:26 PM
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as befumo says make sure the tranny is in smooth working order. my sisters ended up needing some sensors, it wouldn't shift out of 2nd
master govener sensor. it is a cheap fix at least

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The wheels REALLY can give you more hp???
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