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Electrical short somewhere. Lights are all goofy and dash click gets dim and bright every few seconds

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  • waunalife Oct 28, 2008

    I have been having a series of electrical glitches with my 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It began the automatic door locks tumbling while driving at freeway speeds. The door would not lock or unlock, just the sound of the door locks activating. Within a month of noticing that, we had to replace 2 fan relay switches within 6 months of eachother due to (unrelated?) engine overheating. During that time, the passenger window that would roll down but not back up periodically (slamming the door sometimes solved that problem). Now curtousy interior cab lights come on sometimes and not others when getting into and out of the car, and a parasitic drain on battery overnight that cannot be traced and would require a jump in the morning to start up. I've been to two different mechanics for these problems and a dealer with no success.

  • willieyates_ Nov 02, 2008

    Lights inside come on after setting for a few hours

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    Okay Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 1998...going down the road....automatic locks sound like they are locking and unlocking ....interior lights come on and stay on running the battery down.

    The gas gage when full....goes to empty and dings then back to full...over and over again. The fans do not blow through out the vehicle heat only

    through defrost. Please advise if you locate this problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    i also have a demond in my 1998 jeep grand cherokee......last one i'll ever buy. had dash lights flicker and had an eratic miss so decided to change plugs. now there is no spark at all. never touched anything else but spark. all fuses are good and all relays have been checked. engine turns over fine but no lights come on in the dash when key is on except the ABS light. i'm miffed.

  • jakaro007 Jan 14, 2009

    So my dash lights dim in and out, if you push on the light switch to turn on the headlights , they come bac bright, my gas guage goes empty if im on a slight hill, sometimes on a flat area, my break light was out for a week, now its back! and to top it off, right now the internal lights are staying on and my battery wont stay charged!



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Voltage regulater has an internal short.solution get new voltage regulater and check voltage input from alternator.then check output voltage . imput voltage should be 13.8 . output voltage should be inbetween 13.8 and 14.5 depending on if you have a four cylinder or six or eight cylinder.

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