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Old 06-19-2009, 05:02 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a labeled diagram of the wires going into the headlight switch handy? I'm about to try to trace some wires to find a ground fault that's occurring in either the door switch, buzzer, dome light, tail lights, or dash lights. Thanks
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:11 PM   #2
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i was wondering are your dash and tail lights now working. I have that issue and am stumped. I changed the switch and it didn't help. I keep blowing fuses for those specific lights (on same one 5 amp) My buzzer sounds sick if at all when lights left on without keys thought it might be problem but don't know where it is.
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is this diagram in the chiltons guide?
my tail lights work, until I pop into gear then they and the cluster are out.
Brake lights hazards reverse all work fine.

My headlight switch melted few weeks ago, it was late at night so I replaced the harness with some new wire and connected directly to the terminals, I matched the wires best I could to where they came off the harness. 2 wires were quite toasted black and no longer connected but im quite sure they are correct.

I've been looking for another short but have not found anything that I can think is related.

This 96 cherokee also has a remote starter/alarm which has a rats next of wiring.
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uh so your headlight switch melted? ^^^^^ so are you trying to burn down the jeep next? with all that exposed **** you should probably use these next time you went so far as to use solder and heat shrink on your new to old wires but yet used cheap totaly exposed female spades?
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is this diagram in the chiltons guide?
my tail lights work, until I pop into gear then they and the cluster are out.
Brake lights hazards reverse all work fine.

My headlight switch melted few weeks ago, it was late at night so I replaced the harness with some new wire and connected directly to the terminals, I matched the wires best I could to where they came off the harness. 2 wires were quite toasted black and no longer connected but im quite sure they are correct.

I've been looking for another short but have not found anything that I can think is related.

This 96 cherokee also has a remote starter/alarm which has a rats next of wiring.
dude get a plug from a jy xj and fix this b4 your on the news xj explodes on interstate news at 5
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The work was done at midnight, I had work early in the morning.
The local open store only had those, so I worked with what I had.

My job sends me out of town 2 weeks at a time, and when im home I either haven't had time to find the other short (which I just found before I was sent out of town again) or im searching for it ripping panels apart.

Even though so much is exposed on the switch, nothing behind the panel can short out on it, unless a wire magically catches fire then shorts to it. I plan to put a proper harness in there after I get the other short fixed.

The jeep is currently sitting with the battery disconnected in my driveway at home.

Reason I found out the switch was bad originally was it almost caught fire going down the highway
Started smoking and the lights went out.
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So you know that mean the problem isn't the headlight switch, right? I think you said you found the short? I'd start examining that wire and those grouped with it. Probably melted more wires somewhere else burried deep in a harness somewhere.
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