The 1988 jeep Cherokee Laredo has the sealed cooling system. Many bloggers have posted instructions on how to bleed or burp by removing the rad cap. This does not exist on the 88. Here is what I have come across during my search ( I am currently attempting to bleed my system), that you need to remove the temperature sensor valve. There is a bolt near the back of the valve cover under the hood on the driver's side. There is a small temperature fitting on top of the bolt that is easily pulled off. This is the sensor that feeds your dashboard gauge. When pulled off the temp will read zero. This procedure must be done after the car has cooled off, otherwise you will end up badly burned and needing to replace the bolt you just launched after being sprayed by boiling hot coolant. To start, be sure that the sensor bolt is higher than the front of the valve cover. In other words you need to lift the back of the car or park on a steep enough incline so that the back of the valve cover is higher than the front. When the bolt is removed you will hear air bubbles escape and hiss out as it leaves the hole. Immediately replace the bolt when coolant begins to flow. This process will need to be completed 5 or 6 times and will take most of the day because after each attempt you need to run the car to temperature and let cool before trying again. This will fix problems related to the Jeep running cooler than usual or over heating in heavy traffic. It will also fix the problem with your heater not blowing hot air. The bolt requires a 13m deep socket to be removed. It may also fix problems with leaking coolant.
What I did the other day was to Remove the upper radiator hose and finish filling the radiator that way. It can take forever trying to add through the coolant bottle and then it still will not take as much coolant as needed. Very frustrating, be nice to have a real radiator cap.
How do you bleed the cooling system of a 1988 acura legend? Is there a bleeding screw and where is it located?
About 2 gallons
it goes into your radiator, and then through your cooling system
A 1988 Jeep Cherokee does not have an inertia switch. The fuel system is computer controlled with relays.
Pictures of the steps, especially the "keeper", would be handier than random pictures of Jeeps. You have to drop the transmission, remove the throwout bearing/slave cyl, replace it, re-install the trans, bleed the system.
A 1988 Jeep Cherokee has one oxygen sensor.
A 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and distilled water.
An AW4 transmission from a 1991 Jeep Cherokee will not fit into a 1988 Jeep Cherokee. The transmissions in the varying years do not appear to be compatible with one another.
According to the Chilton's 1961-1988 Full Size Van Repair Manual, the total capacity of the cooling system is 31 quarts or 7.75 gallons.
you change the brakes,check brakes fluid,bleed the brakes why is hard to stop in a 1988 sliverado?
It will have to go to a garage with the correct equipment to evacuate the system and then recharge it, its not possible to do this at home.Hope this helps
The transmission oil line from a 1991 model of a Jeep Cherokee will fit a 1988 model of a Jeep Cherokee because the transmission oil line fits all Cherokee models that were made between 1987 and 1996.
Jeep doesn't use fuel cutoff switches. The fuel system is computer controlled by relays.
Yes you can
probably head gaskets are f*cked or a cracked head. either way its not good.
Driver side of firewall.
It was an option
Under car on passenger side frame rail, be careful this is a high pressure system and needs to be bleed before working on it.
Antifreeze Needed 2 1/4 Gallons For a 50/50 mix
Bad thermostat maybe?
they have different fuel injection and computer systems.
No 1988 is OBD 1, the connecter is under the hood.