Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Front wheelhouse liner. Right front fender. Left front fender

Jeep Cherokee (XJ) 1984 - 2001 Service Manual > Body > Body component service > Removal and installation > Front wheelhouse liner. Right front fender. Left front fender

Front wheelhouse liner

REMOVAL

(1) Hoist vehicle.

(2) Remove tire.

(3) Remove the push-in fasteners attaching the wheelhouse liner to the inner fender.

(4) Separate the wheelhouse liner from the fender (Fig. 18).

Fig. 18 Front Wheelhouse Liner
Fig. 18 Front Wheelhouse Liner

1 - FENDER
2 - WHEELHOUSE LINER
3 - INNER FENDER PANEL
4 - BRACE
5 - PUSH-IN FASTENER
6 - RETAINER

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the wheelhouse liner in the fender.

(2) Install new push-in fasteners attaching the wheelhouse liner to the inner fender.

(3) Install tire.

(4) Lower vehicle.

Right front fender

REMOVAL

(1) Raise and support the hood.

(2) Remove the grille opening panel (GOP).

(3) If equipped, remove the radio antenna mast, and components from the fender.

(4) Remove the coolant recovery bottle.

(5) Raise and support the vehicle.

(6) Remove the right front wheel.

(7) Remove the front bumper end cap.

(8) Remove the wheelhouse liner.

(9) Remove the fender flare and retainers.

(10) Disconnect all wire harness connectors.

(11) Remove the air deflector.

(12) Remove the fender lower screws (Fig. 19).

(13) Remove the fender top, front and the rear screws.

(14) Remove the screws attaching the fender to the inner support bracket (Fig. 20).

(15) Separate the fender from the inner fender panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the fender on the inner fender panel.

(2) Install all fender screws finger-tight.

(3) Align the fender with the body panels and tighten the screws attaching the fender to the body panels.

(4) Install the air deflector.

(5) Install the fender flare and retainers.

(6) Install the wheelhouse liner.

(7) Install the front bumper end cap.

(8) Install the wheel, remove the support and lower the vehicle.

(9) Install the grille opening panel (GOP).

(10) Install the radio antenna.

Left front fender

REMOVAL

(1) Raise and support the hood.

(2) Remove the grille opening panel (GOP).

(3) Raise and support the vehicle.

(4) Remove the left front wheel.

(5) Remove the front bumper end cap.

(6) Remove the fender flare and retainers.

(7) Remove the wheelhouse liner.

(8) Remove the air deflector.

(9) Remove the fender lower screws.

(10) Remove the fender top, front and the rear screws.

(11) Remove the screws attaching the fender to the inner support bracket.

(12) Separate the fender from the inner fender panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the fender on the inner fender panel.

(2) Install all fender screws finger-tight.

(3) Align the fender with the body panels and tighten the screws attaching the fender to the body panels.

(4) Install the air deflector.

(5) Install the wheelhouse liner.

(6) Install the fender flare and retainers.

(7) Install the front bumper.

(8) Install the wheel, remove the support and lower the vehicle.

(9) Install the grille opening panel (GOP).

Fig. 19 Right Front Fender
Fig. 19 Right Front Fender

1 - SCREW
2 - HOOD BUMPER
3 - U-NUT
4 - INNER FENDER PANEL
5 - FENDER BRACE
6 - FRAME SILL-TO-BAFFLE BRACE
7 - U-NUT
8 - OUTER FENDER PANEL
9 - U-NUT

Fig. 20 Inner Support Bracket
Fig. 20 Inner Support Bracket

1 - U-NUT
2 - FRONT FENDER
3 - SUPPORT BRACKET

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