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post #1 of 2 Old 11-17-2013, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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New xj owner...problem areas?

I'm looking at a 1999 cherokee 4.0 4x4 auto with 170k miles for $1500.*
The seller says it uses coolant but its not going into the oil or leaking out.
Also, at an idle the oil pressure drops to 0 on the gauge and the "check gauges" light comes on but doesn't make any noise. Above idle it builds ~40 psi.
Are these common issues? Is this worth the price for me to fix?

Thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 2 Old 11-19-2013, 12:16 PM
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Make sure it's not going into the tranny. Pull the radiator cap and see if there's oil in the radiator fluid. Hope this helps you out.


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