Question about 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Dash lights are out

I have a 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport. Previous owner states that the dash lights went out after new radio was installed. I had the whole dash open and checked all the wiring which appears to be good. Fuse is good and just yesterday changed the light switch. No wires look melted. Other than the drivers side kick panel fuse box and the one under the hood on passenger side, is there anything else I can check?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Jeep Master
  • 6,982 Answers

You have all the fuse locations. I have seen some that after radio was put in did that. usually it turns out that re-grounding the dash or using different power supplies for the radio has corrected it. otherwise, I'd check the light switch and make sure it's OK.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Gauges and radio went out


if you beat on the bottom of the dash where youre knees are it will probably come on common problem, on my 98 i pulled the cluster (not hard) and took a pair of needle nose pliers and just slightly twisted all the pins that go into the back of the cluster to make better contact than put dilectric grease on them
if you google cherokee forums you will find all the answers you need

Feb 02, 2013 | 1999 Jeep Cherokee

1 Answer

Changed radio instramentpanel gages lights went dead


You probably touched a wire wrong and blew the fuse for nighttime illumination, same fuse that lights up the dash. Also, you might've hooked up the vehicle illumination wire wrong in the back of the new radio, causing a short and the fuse blew

Jan 18, 2011 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport gen light left side of main dash comes on and stays on until car is shut off. Battery charges fine and the gauge (also in the dash) shows close to 14 v as confirmed with an...


Voltage should be more than 14--closer to 14.5. Alternator is starting to pack up. Recommend you replace--good insurance. Let me know if you need instructions.

Nov 09, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Where is the TCM on a 1996 Jeep Cherokee sport


hi the TCM is under the dash on the driverside. It's actually kinda of small, I would guess 4 inches by 3 inches. with what look like wings coming off the sides and two bolts. hope this helps please vote thanks

May 15, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport

1 Answer

In need of under-the-dash fuse box diagram for a jeep cherokee sport 1996


check your local car yard you should be able to find one there

Mar 09, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport

2 Answers

1996 jeep cherokee sport. HEADLIGHTS, HEADLIGHT KNOB


no you will need to replace the head light switch assembly

Jan 24, 2010 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport

1 Answer

Cant find my fuse for my radio cause my dome light went out and stereo wont work i have ajeep grand cherakee


probably will not say radio it will probably listed as an accessory fuse usually about 20 amp in the one under the dash.

Aug 28, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

My running lights/dash lights are not working on a 1996 Cherokee


I looked in a Haynes manual and it showed a 20 amp fuse controlling the the dash/ taillights. I t sould be in the fuse block under the the driver's side dash. If you have your owners manual, there should be a fuse locator diagrahm to help you locate the right 20 amp fuse. Remember usually when your dash lights are out so are your tail lights.

Dec 13, 2008 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport

1 Answer

1991 Jeep Cherokee: My dash and tail lights went out.


find out what fuse controls. look under dash for burnt wires. let me know what you find.

Nov 12, 2008 | 1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited

1 Answer

1994 Jeep cherokee am/fm radio backlight lamp is out and AC/Heat dash lamp is out


There is a tiny little peanut shaped light bulb inside the radio that provides the light for the dial, it is replaceable, you will need to remove the radio, then pull the top cover off the radio chassis, the bulb is under the cover.

Nov 07, 2008 | 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Logo

Related Topics:

267 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jeep Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7711 Answers

Are you a Jeep Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...