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Unread 07-12-2013, 01:34 PM   #1
Dohc91gli
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Another extended idle question

Not trying to beat a dead horse or anything, but Ive read most of the threads I can find on multiple sites. None have answered this question.

I'm wondering if all the 97-01 XJ's are completely wired and have the plug behind the switch bezel regardless of being for police/forest service duty? Or are ONLY the forest service and police XJ's wired completely and have the switch? I ask because Id rather tap into the plug behind the bezel, or TRY to source a switch than have to run wires from the PCM all the way to the inside and behind the dash.

Thanks for any insight.

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Unread 07-12-2013, 02:29 PM   #2
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The power lead will terminate near the firewall on the engine side of the firewall. You're going to need to run your own wire to the dashboard.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 02:56 PM   #3
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Awesome, thanks for the info. I'm assuming it will just be a dead end wire folded back on the loom? gray in color?
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Unread 07-12-2013, 09:33 PM   #4
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That I don't know - but it is gray and you can track it from the front connector by the air box back.

This is a very good thread on a 2nd generation XJ installation.

This is a long thread right here on JF

I'm collecting parts for an ac to OBA conversion and will be using this as opposed to a manual throttle cable.
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