electrical problems with my jeep

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by Tk, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. Tk

    Tk Well-Known Member

    Dec 23, 2001
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    nw iowa
    its a '94 grand cherokee laredo.

    heres whats going on... as most of you know the dome lights above the back seats can get pushed up inside of the console pretty easily. a friend pushed one of them up there and it wouldnt come down, and it kept the light on.

    same time he did that, a rapid clicking noise started coming from around the interior fuse panel. it only does it when the interior lights are were on, like when the door was open or whatever.

    also, it wont let me lock the doors from inside or the remote, and the cd player and truck monitoring screen (that shows the time / miles until next service) arent on as well.

    i pulled the fuse just now, and the fuse was still good.

    any ideas??? im fresh out... i have no clue.
  2. CaveTch

    CaveTch Guest

    That rapid clicking is the relay. I would check the relays
  3. jrmy

    jrmy Guest

    first of all Jeep=electrical prob.s
    second i agrre with cavetch. have a jeep cherokee had the same problem last year never really fixed it though by the time i got time to try it had stopped.wouldn't really be suprised if it started back up again!lol
  4. bubbaZR2

    bubbaZR2 i poop too much, then i get tired... OT Supporter

    Oct 27, 2003
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    New Mexico
    might have caused a short when he mashed in the light causing the relay to go ape shit. Start from the source (the mashed in light)
  5. nissanpower

    nissanpower I :heart: PeyPey

    Mar 28, 2001
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    i've owned two jeeps - both had electrical problems. luckily, both pieces of shit were under warranty so the monkeys at the dealership fixed the problems.

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