Last post on Feb 29, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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Jeep Cherokee, Jeep, Electrical, SUV
Feb 29, 2012 (10:37 am)
my 97 jeep cherokee laredo 4x4 was cutting off sometimes starts right up sometimes takes hours to start up have replaced all sensors and brain box and also the guages all go crazy the headlights go off and on the doors lock and unlock the windows go back and forth work not work etc also airbag is lit up dont know if it might pop out on me while driving. can this happen? anyone know what the problem is. also behind the brain box was a bolt that is now broke off what is it for? also when it is off on the left side under the hood it makes a clicking noise and the key isnt even on. something use to kill the battery but now just drains it low.
#10 of 10 Re: gone crazy [johntruesdell]
Feb 29, 2012 (6:33 pm)
jeeps electrical problems are a pain in the rear but i think you have a relay, or a shorted circuit . I have replaced computer, coil, distributor, rotor, plugs, plugwires, camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor, throttle position sensor, map sensor, fuel pump, ignition switch, cleaned the throttle body because it was shutting down when it wanted to and would not start back till it got ready to. i would try checking relays, control switchesor loose orshorted wires. but the computer you get from advance auto parts esp. reconditioned ones may not have the quality ive heard but how do you return the computer after installing it and it dont work? they will probally argue it may be something else wrong. wiring harness maybe, power distribution box ( fuse box in the engine compartment) I heard that these are problems too, so its a long haul so my guess is sell the piece of junk