1985 Jeep CJ7 Drivetrain Repair & Service

1985 Jeep CJ7 Drivetrain Service

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your CJ7's engine to its wheels. It spans the full length of your Jeep, from back to front. It's one of the most complex systems in your CJ7 and is made up of everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 1985 Jeep CJ7 drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Jeep's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

Jeep CJ7 Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1985 Jeep CJ7 drivetrain components including the driveshaft, CV axles, and CV joints. Your Jeep could be crying out for driveshaft repair if you notice resistance when turning, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. It’s difficult to nail down a timeline for drivetrain repair. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. One of your best courses of action is to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care when you first notice that something feels "off" with your Jeep CJ7.

How much does it cost to fix your 1985 Jeep CJ7 drivetrain? Some smaller differential fixes, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Big repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Jeep CJ7 Drivetrain Q&A

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • How does Jeep drivetrain maintenance help save money? Yes, sometimes it can. First, servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. It can also somewhat reduce tire wear.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Jeep drivetrain system? Your Jeep CJ7 drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often will I need Jeep CJ7 differential service? Differential service frequency varies from car to car. Double check your owner’s manual and talk with a technician. We generally recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine since your vehicle cannot function without a differential.

1985 Jeep CJ7 Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Jeep CJ7's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1985 Jeep CJ7 repairs.

Service Your Jeep CJ7 Drivetrain

Maintain your drivetrain to help maintain vehicle power. Our technicians are trained to perform 1985 Jeep CJ7 drivetrain services. Schedule your appointment today.