1997 Grand Cherokee Jeep Steering & Suspension Services

1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when or if your Jeep Grand Cherokee’s steering and suspension systems need service?

Does Your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Need Inspection?

During the first few years you had your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Perhaps your Grand Cherokee feels bouncy, leans to one side, or makes a weird sound when you drive over a speed bump or turn. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee in for suspension and steering service. We'll pinpoint the problem.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock absorbers, springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis components, axle bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your Grand Cherokee suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Grand Cherokee steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also recommend an alignment. Replacing these parts can change the existing ride height and wheel angles.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Shock & Strut Replacement Services

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Grand Cherokee’s shocks and struts since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. Bouncing, swaying from side to side, or rocking back and forth can all point to issues with your Jeep Grand Cherokee shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. So, avoid a bumpy ride. Schedule an appointment for steering and suspension services at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1997 Grand Cherokee Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Grand Cherokee's steering and suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also help you notice when you need new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why bother with routine wheel alignments and tire rotations for my Jeep Grand Cherokee? Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. Such services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to your tires and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Jeep intended.
  • Does my Jeep Grand Cherokee power steering fluid need to be checked? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your Grand Cherokee’s power steering fluid is low, we can fill it per Jeep's recommendations to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee. From shocks to ball joints, your Jeep will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.