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98 jeep grand cherokee door lock problems

Driving down road door locks lock and unlock interior lights flash on and off

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  • smautorepair Jan 21, 2009

    need help

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    have exactly the same problem. I took out fuses that run the lights but had to leave lock fuses in becauser they run other stuff besides just the door locks. It's an irritating problem, but I'm willing to live with it.

  • mnabi01
    mnabi01 May 11, 2010

    do you have a keyless entery ?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    2000 mercury grand marquis door locks lock and unlock as your driving, dome light goes on and off also

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You have a bad or mis adjusted door ajar switch

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Hey open the boot on the drivers door. or take out the 5 screws and remove the door pannel. it takes about 5 min. (the top part of the panel is hinged to the window. You will have to push straight up with the panel to remove ) so with a flat tip screw driver ( after 5 screws out) 1.corner by the dash 2. inside the door handle opening and 3 big #3 are inside the arm rest. Then pry out the buttons. They are resusable. so leave them in the panel. There is two connectors. bottom big one and and a smaller top one. They are pretty stiff take the flat tip screw driver and push in the center of the clasp pry apart. DO NOT if you can help it pull on the wires,
it will take few momentents if you have not done it before. Frustrating. Ok move to the door handle and lock rod. one is top mounted and bottom mounted. there is plastic clips holding the rods into their spots they are collars. use the flat tip to pry them away. after that check the wires on the bottom and top plug ins. check the orange/violet stripe) and thats for the master switch for door lock relay, you have to examine the wires inside the loom. The stuff they use is tar tape. use a utility knife **** along the length. but check in the boot too.( try not to cut the boot. make sure its not touching the black wire which is ground and or the frame of the jeep anyplace. get a roll of black cheap electrical tape. and wrap any wires that you find.

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