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96 jeep grand cherokee limited electrical problem

Within in 1to2 days of not starting, my battery is dead. my alarm goes of somtimes by itself, when starting the jeep my seat settings and mirrors start going crazy moving all different ways. my information center displays trunk open when it is sucured. the display also reads my coolant sensor is bad, i replaced this twice now. please help if possible. i have erased codes and it keeps coming up. also if it is possible it is my alarm could i just unplug it , and if so were is the module located. thanks ron,

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  • indylb Nov 04, 2008

    I have had the same issue, always suspected electrical issues. My batteries used to drain all of the time. mirrors go haywire when I unlock doors, tells me my liftgate is open when it isn't, coolant sensor bad warning, power locks don't work on all doors, alarm goes off for no reason, or doesn't work when liftgate warning is on. Also get an error instead of temp reading. on A/C temp gauge- even when A/C not running. Sometimes my clock changes or flashes even if battery hasn't been off.

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Reset ur computer and check !
check cooling system maybe u need to change the fan clutch that's why ur engine heat not stable.
test ur car when it stop ur A/C work or no ?
please give more details about ur problem and regarding Mr.indylb comment i think all this problem can make him use the car so it might be he can use this kind of cars

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By the way- we had a cheap battery that we just kept replacing with the same one since it was under warranty, We finally just got a better brand brand & the issue with the battery hasn't happened since then.

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