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2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo something is draining the battery

It starts sometimes and then sometimes it won't...has new battery ..fuel pump...alternator... a service department has had it for over 2 weeks and called to and says it needs a new part (acomputer part) that is $600.00 plus labor over a $1000.00 to get it fix ..and that may not solve the problem...They said they called Chrysler to find a used part and they never got back with them...is there any kinda of recalls and if not is it worth fixing

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    You haven't given enough information to make any alternate diagnosis (but then "a computer part" isn't even a diagnosis).... What bothers me is that they want you to pay $1000 for an experiment? My reaction is maybe I'll pay you maybe I wont!!! I'm guessing that they want to replace the computer itself. But a used one from the junkyard is far less expensive than the price they gave you.
    You may do better at any reputable shop that specializes in electronic problems. Although the dealer has access to a great database, it does not help if they don't know how to use it!


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Neutral saftey switch. $15.00. i had the same problem and this is what is was.

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Wow a dealer can not think to do this simple test. How I would do it is to put a clamp on amp meter on the positive side of the battery with the ingetion off and start pulling fuse until the amp meter reads 0 the radio and alarm will pull power but this will be eliminated if the fuse is pulled.

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