JEEP XJ 1995 Service And Repair Manual
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To order the special service tools used and
illustrated, please refer to the instructions on
inside back cover.
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OR BY ANY MEANS, ELECTRONIC, ME-
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Chrysler Corporation reserves the right to make changes in design or to
make additions to or improvements in its products without imposing any ob-
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The information contained in this service manual has been prepared for the professional automotive tech-
nician involved in daily repair operations. This manual does not cover theory of operation, which is addressed
in service training material. Information describing the operation and use of standard and optional equipment
is included in the Owner 's Manual provided with the vehicle.
Information in this manual is divided into groups. These groups contain general information, diagnosis,
testing, adjustments, removal, installation, disassembly, and assembly procedures for the components. To as-
sist in locating a group title page, use the Group Tab Locator on the following page. The solid bar after the
group title is aligned to a solid tab on the first page of each group. The first page of the group has a contents
section that lists major topics within the group. If you are not sure which Group contains the information you
need, look up the Component/System in the alphabetical index located in the rear of this manual.
A Service Manual Comment form is included at the rear of this manual. Use the form to provide Chrysler
Corporation with your comments and suggestions.
Tightening torques are provided as a specific value throughout this manual. This value represents the
midpoint of the acceptable engineering torque range for a given fastener application. These torque values are
intended for use in service assembly and installation procedures using the correct OEM fasteners. When re-
placing fasteners, always use the same type (part number) fastener as removed.
Chrysler Corporation reserves the right to change testing procedures, specifications, diagnosis, repair
methods, or vehicle wiring at any time without prior notice or incurring obligation.
NOTE: The acronyms, terminology and nomenclature used to identify emissions related components in
this manual may have changed from prior publications. These new terms are in compliance with S.A.E.
recommended practice J1930.
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GROUP TAB LOCATOR
0Lubrication and Maintenance
2Front Suspension and Axle
3Rear Suspension and Axles
11Exhaust System and Intake Manifold
13Frame and Bumpers
21Transmission and Transfer Cases
22Wheels and Tires
24Heating and Air Conditioning
25Emission Control Systems
Service Manual Comment Forms (Rear of Manual)
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DESIGNATIONS, LABELS/PLATES, CODES AND
DIMENSIONS.......................... 1MEASUREMENT AND TORQUE
DESIGNATIONS, LABELS/PLATES, CODES AND DIMENSIONS
Engine and Transmission/Transfer Case
International Vehicle Control and Display Symbols . . 5
Major Component Identification................ 5
Trailer Towing Specifications.................. 5
Vehicle Code Plate......................... 4Vehicle Designations........................ 1
Vehicle Dimension Data..................... 5
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Plate......... 4
Vehicle Load Data......................... 5
Vehicle Safety Certification Label............... 4
The Vehicle Code Designations chart lists the vehi-
cle description and code for Cherokee and Wrangler
vehicles. The codes are used to identify vehicle types
in charts, captions and in service procedures. The ve-
hicle codes are different than the Vehicle Identifica-
tion Number (VIN) or the wheelbase/model code.
The following illustrations shows the labels, decals
and plates as well as locations on each vehicle.
VEHICLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
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VEHICLE SAFETY CERTIFICATION LABEL
A vehicle safety certification label (Fig. 1) is at-
tached to every Jeep vehicle. The label certifies that
the vehicle conforms to all applicable Federal Motor
Vehicle Safety Standards. The label also lists:
²Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and the gross
front and rear axle weight ratings (GAWR's) based on
a minimum tire rim size and a maximum cold tire
²Month and year of vehicle manufacture.
²Vehicle identification number (VIN).
²Type of vehicle.
²Month, day and hour (MDH) of final assembly.
The label is located on the driver-side door shut-
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) PLATE
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate islocated on the lower windshield fence near the left
A-pillar. The VIN contains 17 characters that provide
data concerning the vehicle. Refer to the VIN decod-
ing chart to determine the identification of a vehicle.
The Vehicle Identification Number is also imprinted
²Body Code Plate.
²Vehicle Safety Certification Label.
To protect the consumer from theft and possible
fraud the manufacturer is required to include a
Check Digit at the ninth position of the Vehicle Iden-
tification Number. The check digit is used by the
manufacturer and government agencies to verify the
authenticity of the vehicle and official documentation.
The formula to use the check digit is not released to
the general public.
VEHICLE CODE PLATE
A metal vehicle code plate is attached to the left
(driver) side of the dash panel in the engine compart-
ment (Fig. 2). There can be a maximum of seven rows
of vehicle information imprinted on the plate. The
information should be read from left to right, starting
with line 1 at the bottom of the plate up through line
7 (as applicable) at the top of the code plate.
Refer to the decoding chart to decode lines 1 up
Lines 4 through 7 (if used) on the vehicle code plate
are imprinted on the plate (in sequence) according to
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) DECODING
Fig. 1 Vehicle Safety Certification LabelÐTypical
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²3-character sales code.
²3-digit numerical code.
²6-digit SEC code.
If there is not enough space left in the row for all
of the 6-digit SEC code (if used):
²The unused space will remain blank.
²The code will be listed in the next row.
The last nine positions of row 7 will contain a
2-digit code, when applicable, and a 6-digit gateline
serial number (same as the last 6 numbers of the
VIN).The last code imprinted on a vehicle code plate will
be followed by the imprinted word END. When two
vehicle code plates are required, the last available
spaces on the first plate will be imprinted with the
letters CTD (for continued).
When a second vehicle code plate is necessary, the
first four spaces on each row will not be used because
of the plate overlap.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE
When required, refer to Group 9, Engines for all
engine identification data. Refer to Group 21, Trans-
missions for all transmission/transfer case identifica-
MAJOR COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION
When required, refer to the applicable service infor-
mation group for major component identification
VEHICLE DIMENSION DATA
The vehicle dimension data charts list the exterior
and interior dimensions for each type of Jeep vehicle.
VEHICLE LOAD DATA
The Vehicle Load Data chart lists the following in-
²Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR).
²Gross axle weight ratings (GAWR).
²Passenger weight for each Jeep type/body style.
TRAILER TOWING SPECIFICATIONS
The Trailer Towing Specification chart provide:
²Minimum Vehicle requirements.
²The maximum trailer tongue weight.
²The maximum trailer weight.
²The maximum combined weight of the trailer/load/
towing vehicle with a specific engine/transmission/
INTERNATIONAL VEHICLE CONTROL AND DISPLAY
Most of the graphic symbols illustrated in the fol-
lowing chart are used to identify various instrument
controls and displays.
Fig. 2 Vehicle Code Plate
VEHICLE CODE DECODING
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VEHICLE DIMENSION DATA
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