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Service reminder reset? Air Bag Idiot Beep?

I just bought a 99 Jeep Cherokee.

I left an inside light on, and the next day the battery was dead.

Recharged the battery, and started the car. Ever since, a warning "BEEP" has been occuring every minute, or so. How do I diagnose the problem, and moreover, cancel this damn beep?!

Also, having serviced the car, I would like to reset the "service now" indicator that is showing in the small LED screen between that is located between the Visors?

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As far as the service now indicator, you will have to use an OBDII scanner to clear the service codes out of  your computer in order to turn off the indicator.  Autozone might be able to do this for free.  I know Autozone can read the codes, I am not sure if they can clear them.  I am not sure what the beep is.  Do you wear your seatbelt?  If not buckle the seatbelt and then sit on top of it, if  you absolutely don't want to wear it.  And that should fix it.  If you do wear your seatbelt, the beep might be some sort of airbag warning.

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