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post #1 of 12 Old 01-21-2014, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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84 XJ after DIY posi lock no blower motor or wipers

My front wouldn't lock in so I did a homemade posi lock on the front. (found thread on here about doing it before I started... luckly) So I live in the mtns & it started snowing this morning @ 0730 & now it's 1855 (6:55) & still snowing!!! Without a 4x4 I would of been stuck for days... (it's happened twice so far this winter) So first thing this morning I went to Napa to get a 9ft locking cable. Autozone to get the -1/4" Compression Union & the local hardware store to get the -5/8"x2-3/4" Compression Spring. Knowing once I left my house this morning, there's no way I would make it home without my 4x4 working. Went to a friends garage/shop (where I'm also doing engine & trans work to my fiancÚ's Saab) & +-3hr.s later with 6in of snow my 4x4 WORKS!!! but after I came home & left to go play in the snow... my wipers & blower motor aren't working. Yes I still went to go play in the snow on my mtns but it's still snowing so I need my wipers & AT LEAST defrost to work. lets see, no fuses are blown & the volt gauge on the dash only register 9ish volts. Everything else works. I apologize if there another thread similar enough to help with my problems but I've been unable to find it... I would appreciate any input. posting pics but need to make them "smaller" to load on here

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Here's 2 write-ups on simple options.

http://www.cherokeeforum.com/f51/fre...ss-91-a-38629/

http://comancheclub.com/topic/17377-cad-fix-1/

Did you disturb the wiring to your ignition switch?

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Okay, day two & still no blower motor, wipers & only 9ish volts on the dash... hooked up battery tester today, battery @ 12v, 14v when running. Alternator is working. My DIY posi lock works great! but without heat & wipers
roughed locking cable thru dash but didn't touch a thing... what am I missing?
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Okay, day two & still no blower motor, wipers & only 9ish volts on the dash... hooked up battery tester today, battery @ 12v, 14v when running. Alternator is working. My DIY posi lock works great! but without heat & wipers
roughed locking cable thru dash but didn't touch a thing... what am I missing?
Turn signals working?

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no turn signals either. still searching for a wiring diagram for my 84 Cherokee 4cyl 5spd. It's 5dec. outside right now & if unable to track the problem soon going to "hot wire" the heater motor & wipers! thank you for any ideas
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Big brown wire at the electrical portion of the ignition switch, on top of the column below the dash. I'm gonna bet that connector is burned and the switch is bad.
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thank you cruiser54 for your help. Ive been searching past threads relating to the issue at hand & everything is pointing toward (a) ground issue or (b) ignition switch electrical portion . I've had my fair share of gremlins for open grounds & just delt with an ignition switch (electrical portion) partial failure on a saab... it's -1 with the wind chill & the XJ is outside so lets hope I find a loose ground before I head off to work early morning
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post #12 of 12 Old 01-23-2014, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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that "starter" ignition switch was exactly it the blower motor ie heater works great! Got up to 13 out today, came in handy. thanks a million for taking the time to help
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