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Hitch installation w/electrical wiring for brake

Had a hitch installed and have had electrical problems ever since, not sure if this is just a coincidence or related. Car will not start. I have a loud clicking noise in the dashboard and gauges are going crazy. Also when I step on the brake this all stops and sometimes I can get the car to start. I have a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Thanks Keith, they came out to my house and did just that and put it back together right this time. Only took them three tries but they did fix it so I give them that. I wouldn't part with my jeep for the probably anything. Thanks for your reply.

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Disconnect all that trailer connector mess and start over. Someone messed up. Do you have a 6- or 7- way RV connector, a 4- or 5-way flat (U-Haul) connector, or what? Was an electric brake box installed under the dashboard for trailer electric brakes?

Better yet, sell me your Jeep cheap, it probably can't be fixed, and it's worthless.

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Disconnect all the hitch wiring and test for ability to crank. Someone did the hitch hookup incorrectly, or damaged other wiring hooking it up.

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