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1996 Jeep Cherokee Right-Hand-Drive SE 4dr

1996 Jeep Cherokee Right-Hand-Drive
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door, Special Purpose Vehicles
15 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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September 18, 2013, 11:10 am

Michael W

Question: the heater/ac control unit in my wife's postal jeep 1996 cherokee needs replaced.

I have one coming in that is for a left hand (normal) jeep. Can this be used or will I need to turn upside down for the wiring to be connected properly? I have extra wiring so making the connectors reach won't be a problem. Just need to know if it will need to be installed upside down.

September 21, 2013, 5:54 pm

Ron W
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Not sure. You should call a parts house (or possibly the dealer) and see if the part numbers are the same. If it is, then they should interchange, if not, there is something different and it may not work.

My feeling is from past experience is it should be the same as it would be a bit strange to make different ones for right and left handed vehicles, but that is just my opinion.

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