Question about 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The lights inside click off and on while all doors are shut and am driving. Already had 2 different door sensors installed in the back hatch by the dealership, and noticed not all of the screws were put back in on the panel of the back hatch. Is this where the sensors are? What else could be the potential problem?
You may want to have the wiring harness inspected. A major section under the fuse box(hood on 96 GC 4.0) may become chafed by a close proximity AC gas hose connector. My mechanic said it was slowly chewing at the harness. It caused me fuel pump problems, but your intermittant problem could be similar.
Posted on Oct 03, 2008
i had the same priblem myself, its an easy fix if your any way handy.
the problem is the main power wire to the drivers door is broke or almost broke (due to switches working when door is closed) between the body off the car and the door you will find a rubber boot,slide the boot back from the car body side and you will find that the thick wire is broke due to the door opening and closing all the time. just add a small piece off cable the same gauge about 2inches (to allow movment in rubber boot) and solder both ends to join. that will solve your problem. ive fixed at least 5 off the jeeps with same problem. try it to see.
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
Check for a broken 12V+ or broken ground wire in the rubber boot that goes from the drivers door to the hinge pillar. Had this problem on mine and found both wires broken from years of flexing when door opened and closed. Don't try to splice the break, as the wire is too short and is also brittle. Run new (same guage) wire through the boot and splice inside the door and under the left side kick panel.
Posted on Dec 31, 2008
SOURCE: Jeep Cherokee door lock repair.
heard of your problem! open drivers door,look at door jam were wiring harness comes out of body,thier be a break in main door harness! peel back rubber boot and tug on wires.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
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