Question about 1998 Jeep Cherokee
I also own a 98 xj im pretty sure your problem is your neutrul safety switch on the right side of yuor tranny.when you shift it back and fourth a couple times it will cause the terminals to make contact and allow the jeep to start.mine also does this and sometimes the back up lights dont come on.this switch can be very pricey and the parts store and the dealer wants about 320.00 but online you can get it for around 150.00.you can also take it apart and clean the gunk out of it but beware its really hard to get off the tranny its only aluminum and plastic thats usually breaks.also remember to check the plug because the switch is the same but the connector (right under the hoses for heater core on the firewall) come in 2 different styles.one other thing to is you can search online for the # of pins to test ohms on the connector when your jeep doesnt start.hope this helps!
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
Have the starter checked.When my starter went out even the dash lights would not come on. I lost all power.
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
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