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1998 jeep cherokee, the airbag warning light periodically comes on while the speedometer drops to zero at the same time, lasts a few minutes then goes away, any ideas on the cause would be aappreciated

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These jeeps are known for corrosion issues at the connector at the back of the instrument panel cluster causing the gauges to do odd things. if you remove the gauge pod assembly and undo the connector, check for any corrosion and clean as best as possible. fairly common issue. good luck!

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

  • lhigdon84 Oct 31, 2010

    I spoke with a jeep service gentleman and he informed me that it is a manufacturers glitch in the wiring harness connectors..is an expensive fix to replace. I just hit my dash when my guages zero out. This has worked for 5 yrs.

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