Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Removal and installation

Speed control servo

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.

(2) Disconnect vacuum line at servo (Fig. 1).

(3) Disconnect electrical connector at servo.

(4) Disconnect servo cable at throttle body. Refer to Servo Cable Removal/Installation.

(5) Remove 2 mounting nuts holding servo cable sleeve to bracket (Fig. 2).

(6) Pull speed control cable sleeve and servo away from servo mounting bracket to expose cable retaining clip (Fig. 2) and remove clip. Note: The servo mounting bracket displayed in (Fig. 2) is a typical bracket and may/may not be applicable to this model vehicle.

Fig. 1 Speed Control Servo Location
Fig. 1 Speed Control Servo Location

1 - R. F. FENDER
2 - SPEED CONTROL SERVO
3 - ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR
4 - MOUNTING BRACKET
5 - VACUUM LINE

(7) Remove servo from mounting bracket. While removing, note orientation of servo to bracket.

Fig. 2 Servo Cable Clip Remove/Install-Typical
Fig. 2 Servo Cable Clip Remove/Install-Typical

1 - SERVO MOUNTING NUTS (2)
2 - SERVO
3 - CABLE RETAINING CLIP
4 - SERVO CABLE AND SLEE

INSTALLATION

(1) Position servo to mounting bracket.

(2) Align hole in cable connector with hole in servo pin. Install cable-to-servo retaining clip.

(3) Insert servo mounting studs through holes in servo mounting bracket.

(4) Install servo mounting nuts and tighten to 8.5 N·m (75 in. lbs.).

(5) Connect vacuum line at servo.

(6) Connect electrical connector at servo.

(7) Connect servo cable to throttle body. Refer to Servo Cable Removal/Installation.

(8) Connect negative battery cable to battery.

(9) Before starting engine, operate accelerator pedal to check for any binding.

Speed control switch

WARNING: BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DIAGNOSE, REMOVE OR INSTALL ANY AIRBAG SYSTEM OR RELATED STEERING WHEEL AND STEERING COLUMN COMPONENTS YOU MUST FIRST DISCONNECT AND ISOLATE THE BATTERY NEGATIVE (GROUND) CABLE. WAIT 2 MINUTES FOR SYSTEM CAPACITOR TO DISCHARGE BEFORE FURTHER SYSTEM SERVICE. FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable from battery.

(2) Remove airbag module. Refer to Group 8M, Passive Restraint Systems.

(3) From underside of steering wheel, remove speed control switch mounting screw (Fig. 3).

Fig. 3 Speed Control Switch Remove/Install
Fig. 3 Speed Control Switch Remove/Install

1 - MOUNTING SCREW
2 - SPEED CONTROL SWITCH

(4) Remove switch from steering wheel and unplug electrical connector.

INSTALLATION

(1) Plug electrical connector into switch.

(2) Position switch to steering wheel.

(3) Install switch mounting screw and tighten to 1.5 N·m (14 in. lbs.) torque.

(4) Install airbag module. Refer to Group 8M, Passive Restraint Systems.

(5) Connect negative battery cable to battery.

Servo cable

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.

(2) Using finger pressure only, remove cable connector by pushing connector off the throttle body bellcrank pin (Fig. 4). DO NOT try to pull cable connector off perpendicular to the bellcrank pin. Connector will be broken.

(3) Two release tabs are located on sides of speed control cable at cable bracket (Fig. 4). Squeeze tabs together and push cable out of bracket.

(4) Unclip cable from cable guide at valve cover.

(5) Disconnect servo cable at servo. Refer to Speed Control Servo Removal/Installation.

Fig. 4 Speed Control Servo Cable at Throttle Body
Fig. 4 Speed Control Servo Cable at Throttle Body

1 - ACCELERATOR CABLE
2 - OFF
3 - OFF
4 - THROTTLE BODY BELLCRANK
5 - SPEED CONTROL CABLE
6 - RELEASE TABS
7 - BRACKET

INSTALLATION

(1) Attach end of cable to speed control servo.

Refer to Speed Control Servo Removal/Installation.

(2) Install cable into cable bracket (snaps in).

(3) Install cable connector at throttle body bellcrank pin (snaps on).

(4) Clip cable to cable guide at valve cover.

(5) Connect negative battery cable to battery.

(6) Before starting engine, operate accelerator pedal to check for any binding.

Vacuum reservoir

REMOVAL

The vacuum reservoir is located behind right front bumper end cap on vehicles equipped with LHD (Left Hand Drive) (Fig. 5). It is located behind left front bumper end cap on vehicles equipped with RHD (Right Hand Drive).

(1) Remove front bumper end cap. Refer to Front Bumper End Cap Removal/Installation.

(2) Remove vacuum line at reservoir (Fig. 6).

(3) Remove 2 reservoir mounting screws.

(4) Remove reservoir from bumper bar.

Fig. 5 Vacuum Reservoir Location
Fig. 5 Vacuum Reservoir Location

1 - BUMPER END CAP
2 - VACUUM RESERVOIR

INSTALLATION

(1) Position reservoir to bumper bar and install mounting screws. Tighten screws to 8 N·m (72 in.

lbs.) torque.

(2) Install vacuum line to reservoir (3) Install front bumper end cap. Refer to Front Bumper End Cap Removal/Installation.

Fig. 6 Vacuum Reservoir Removal/Installation
Fig. 6 Vacuum Reservoir Removal/Installation

1 - VACUUM LINE
2 - RESERVOIR SCREWS
3 - VACUUM RESERVOIR

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