Jeep Cherokee (XJ): General information


An audio system is standard factory-installed equipment on this model, unless the vehicle is ordered with an available radio delete option. Refer to 8W-47 Audio System in Group 8W - Wiring Diagrams for complete circuit descriptions and diagrams.

NOTE: This group covers both Left-Hand Drive (LHD) and Right-Hand Drive (RHD) versions of this model. Whenever required and feasible, the RHD versions of affected vehicle components have been constructed as mirror-image of the LHD versions.

While most of the illustrations used in this group represent only the LHD version, the diagnostic and service procedures outlined can generally be applied to either version. Exceptions to this rule have been clearly identified as LHD or RHD, if a special illustration or procedure is required.

Audio system

Several combinations of radio receivers and speaker systems are offered on this model. The standard equipment audio system includes an AM/FM (RAL sales code) receiver, and speakers in two locations.

Following are general descriptions of the major components in the standard and optional factory-installed audio systems. Refer to the owner's manual in the vehicle glove box for more information on the features, use and operation of each of the available audio systems.

    Next pageDescription and operation

    Radio Available factory-installed radio receivers for this model include an AM/FM (RAL sales code), an AM/FM/cassette (RAS sales code), and an AM/FM/ CD/cassette/3-band graphic equalizer (RAZ sales ...

    Other materials:

    Accumulator. Blower motor. Blower motor relay
    Accumulator DESCRIPTION The accumulator is mounted in the engine compartment between the evaporator coil outlet tube and the compressor inlet. OPERATION Refrigerant enters the accumulator canister as a low pressure vapor through the inlet tube. Any liquid, oil-laden refrigerant falls to the b ...