Shifters for Jeep Cherokee, Comanche & Liberty

Engine Year Manual Trans

4 cyl

(2.4 & 2.5L)

1984-1988 AX4 or AX5
1989-2000 AX5
2001 NA (no 4 cyl in 2001)
2002-2004 NV1500 (aka NV1550)
2005+ NSG370 - too complex

6 cyl

(2.8, 3.7, 4.0L)

1984-1986 AX5
1987-mid 1989 BA10/5 - not serviceable
mid 1989-1999 AX15
2000-2004 NV3550
2005+ NSG370 - too complex

Production change from BA10/5 to AX15 occurred ~3/1/1989. Physical ID: BA10/5 main case is two "suitcase" halves that bolt together lengthwise along top & bottom; AX15 main case is solid. Shifter tower is offset toward front of base on AX15 and toward rear of base on AX5. OEM NV shifter base housings are plastic; AX base housings are aluminum.