Question about 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I took my jeep to the shop because it would not start. a brand new battey was put on it and i got it home the same thing happened. i noticed before i took it to the shop that my gages such as fuel, oil, etc were not reading after i turned the ignition key forward. the only way i was able to get it started was to kill the battery until the gages read, leave the key turned forward, and then jump it off. what could this be
Although it seems early in life, you may have an intermittant ignition switch; we have replaced several on our varying fleet of Jeeps.
I would also invest (already have) in a code reader which can be had (on sale) for as little as $40 US at Harbor Freight or $200 from auto parts stores. Although if it is an ignition switch problem this may or may not give you a sensible code. The current generation of OBD code readers work in about any vehicle but ours is OBD II & CAN enabled which is the most advanced available. They all come with a code translation book and some with a CD with a simple program for PCs that will look up the code for you.
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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