2000 Jeep Cherokee - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

I have a few trouble shooting things you can do. These should be taken only if your keyless entry remote was working at some point and then stopped working.

1) Wipe the board
The board inside your remote can get a lot more filthy than you think! When the board is dirty it can prohibit the contact to the circuit board when you push down on the button. Simply wiping the circuit board off can make your key fob like new again!

2) The old car battery reset trick
I know this sounds absurd, but it works sometimes and is worth trying. If you exhausted all of the options above, disconnect bot terminals on your car battery for 10 minutes. Then reconnect them and try your key fob. This has worked for many people and I have no idea why. If you do, please comment below to explain.

3) New fob!
It might be time for a new key fob! No need to dread over the expensive costs of a new key fob, at Keyless Entry Remote Fob Inc., you can get a refurbished one for a very affordable price! You won't even be able to tell the difference. Just search your vehicle make, model, and year to find your key fob or give us a call at 402-671-5100.

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jul 21, 2018 | 132 views

Trouble shooting required:
What voltage is do you get with a multi meter at the battery terminals when the vehicle is running. (looking to see the alternator is putting out the required voltage)

What voltage when it is not running & during cranking. (testing the quality of the battery)

Does the battery go flat overnight? What if you disconnect the battery overnight? (Looking to see if something is draining the battery when the vehicle is not running)

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jan 20, 2018 | 46 views

By power washing it you probably have water in the electrics and the electronics!! Take the Jeep to a good auto electrician and he might be able to tell you where the problem is. At least then you'll know where to start looking.
THIS is what happens when you pressure wash modern engines!!

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jan 12, 2018 | 76 views

test compressor unit to make the clutch magnet is to make sure its engaging. Youtube it or google it and you'll be surprised what you find. It can be a DIY if your handy that way. And a lot less expensive as there are replacement parts for these.

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Nov 24, 2017 | 245 views

162 is the O2 sensor and 123 is Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch "A" Circuit High

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jun 18, 2017 | 113 views

If your saying the blower runs intermittently, I'd start testing at the blower motor when problem is ongoing, if good voltage and ground with no blower action, suspect the blower motor. Did you use a test light to check voltage at fuses, as you can see, one fuse goes hot with the key on, the other fuse is hot all the time. The top wire in diagram for blower motor is voltage, the bottom wire is ground.
Any motor that uses brushes and the brushes are worn badly, the motor may run intermittently.
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2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jun 16, 2017 | 90 views

A new battery is a lot less expensive than a big tow bill, for sure. . that is how I would approach the problem

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Mar 26, 2017 | 67 views

same as allcars
unbolt it, remove it.
is car in USA,
some cars have electric motor up/down antennas.
if USA ,the manual is free to read, posted over 300 times
search much.?
2000 Grand Cherokee, is name, WJ jeep
see AUDIO chapter
here ,its there, under WJ


2000 Jeep... | Answered on Feb 13, 2017 | 94 views

my guess he means , what thermal wire code to use.
they are color coded.
the fuse is bottom M1/M2 location of the PDC right"?
the problem is the OP failed to show exact wire.
my guess this is PDC question, (where are your hands/?)
fuse link A11? gas engine, right, USA?
A11 code 10 DG (dark green)
to the generator?
caused by shorted ALT or changing it with battery connected
yes, they blow.
the they have not just one engine, nor one alternator
but 124 amps the alt on 4L , with automatic. 4speed.

these are the rules. SAE.ORG

What size replacement fusible link should be used ?
The automotive service industry recommends using the same gauge and length as the blown fusible link after the cause of failure is corrected.
guide lines,
A 14-gauge wire would be protected by an 18-gauge fusible link. A 6-gauge wire would be protected by a 10-gauge link, and so on. Odd number wire gauge sizes like 19, 15, 13 and 11 are counted when sizing a link. The length of a fusible link should not exceed 9".

is the old link, still readable.
see the color
measure its size,. these tow question are first.

my jeep FSM shows it as 10 gage harness size. (M1/M2 gen slot)
so, 8 gauge thermal link is my guess. per SAE.
why not go to jeep and buy it?

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jan 05, 2017 | 708 views

Have someone pull the latch and while you bounce yourself off the hood , and it should open !

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Nov 07, 2016 | 121 views

factory service manual 2000. I posted the book free here 300 times.
as they say RTM , read the manual>?
Ill quote the pages for you .

NOTE: When replacing a head restraint sleeve, the
retaining tabs on the sleeve will be damaged during
the removal process. Check the availability of
replacement parts before servicing.

(1) Raise head restraint to the full up position.
(2) Turn head restraint lock thumbwheel to release
head restraint and pull head restraint upward to
remove from seat back.
(3) Insert head restraint sleeve extractor (special
tool 6773) (Fig. 1) and (Fig. 2) into the seat back.
(4) The retaining tabs are positioned on each side
of the sleeve, when inserting the extractor, ensure
that the flat of the collar is facing the side of the
seatback (Fig. 3).
(5) Using a small hammer, tap extractor downward
to release sleeve retaining tab.
(6) Remove extractor tool from sleeve, rotate tool
180 degrees (Fig. 4) and repeat steps 3 and 4.
(7) Remove extractor tool from sleeve and remove
sleeve from seat back."


2000 Jeep... | Answered on Oct 21, 2016 | 463 views

Please check for any blockage and in the ac duct, IF the duct is clean you need to refill the AC gas and get it serviced as the AC thens to weak over the years ........................

good luck................

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Mar 15, 2016 | 372 views

RTM yet? XJ jeep,
guess not
here it is . posted over 100 times.


2000 Jeep... | Answered on Dec 26, 2015 | 163 views

done so , far far from home, many times, hoses ruptured.
i think you meant the heater core hoses leaked
so I bypassed them with new hose.
some do this on warm tropical islands and run like that for ever
in fact , my first car a 1964 dodge, it was on option (heat)
there are exceptions, on some cars, as the hose feeds the thermostat base in this very odd way, (rice cars)
but not this car.

this the 4.0L ?

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Dec 26, 2015 | 120 views

Check battery leads making sure there secure if loose this would cause this problem

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Aug 08, 2015 | 128 views

If everything is okay before and after each icidence I would suspect a fuel supply problem. Are filter and pipes all clear of detritus? Does it happen in corners, whilst accelerating or decelerating? Does it happen whilst cruising? When engine is hot or cold. Which engine do you have. Please add detail and resubmit the query

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Jun 11, 2015 | 264 views

On ebay or a Jeep dealer.

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Apr 10, 2015 | 31 views

How do you know it "loads up with gas"

If you are having trouble restarting the car, consider doing a test of fuel pressure. If its low/zero it could be a) leaking fuel pump (known problem, there is a kit to fix) or b) leaking injector. If you suspect b, go ahead and replace all of them. Jeep will run like new...Well, change timing chain as well - its not that timing chain breaks, its that it gets too much slack and the computer gets confused.

2000 Jeep... | Answered on Apr 09, 2015 | 42 views

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