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How do I test the ballast resister on my 1995 jeep wrangler? I have a multimeter but no manual. I have no power to the fuel pump.

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  • rustyrooster Oct 08, 2009

    where is the ballast resister? does a 94 wrangler have one?

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The Multimeter has several functions.It test voltages [a/c, d.c. (+ plus, - minus)], then the RESISTANCE test to test 'ballast resistors". If the tester has a on-off switch, make sure that the scitch is OFF. If you can disconnect one side of the resistor, do so !! Place (+plus) side of probe on DISCONNECTED side, turn meter ON, place other side of probe (- minus)on other side of resistor.You should mesure the resistance you see written on the ballast. IF YOU CAN'T DISCONNECT ONE SIDE, just follow the same rules WITHOUT DISCONNECTING one side.
NOTE:: Rustyrooster, what Salkim08 said is true, but he simplifed it. Connected to the ballast on either side or both sides is a circukt (ckt.) that could effect the measurement.

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