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post #1 of 9 Old 04-12-2013, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
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Blinker/Flasher Problem

My flashers on my 2000 Cherokee Sport XJ are flaky...my flashers sometimes flash, sometimes just go solid on and don't flash... they NEVER turnoff after I have completed my turn...I'm worried this may be dangerous for my daughter who will be driving within a year and want to fix...

I ordered this part based upon what someone said in another thread http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...ontent=general think this will fix? or do i have somem other prob?

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post #2 of 9 Old 04-12-2013, 11:05 PM
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It looks like list time to Replace your turn signal mecinizim. They are not all that hard to replace but you may have l:to remove the steering wheel.

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blinker mechanism, remove steering wheel?

ugggg. reallY? any idea how i do that? or where how to video? any idea where i get that mechanism?
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I had the same problem with my 2001 when I got it. I replaced the flasher and never had the problem again. 99% chance that will solve your problem.

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post #5 of 9 Old 04-13-2013, 09:25 AM
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First, replace the blinker flasher module first, because it is cheaper and easier.

To replace the 1997-2001 XJ or TJ multi-function switch/turn signal lever you do not need to remove the steering wheel.

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awesome thanks so much!!!!
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post #7 of 9 Old 04-13-2013, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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ok for clarity the picture with the red arrow is pointing at the module to replace first. I bought one of those and am going to pickup... the other picture you show with the lever... that's a different part and is the one I would need to remove the steering wheel to replace should step 1 not work? This jeeoforum is the best!!! I'm looking forward to gaining enough knowledge to help answer some questions for other and pay it all forward...
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To replace the 1997-2001 XJ or TJ multi-function switch/turn signal lever you do not need to remove the steering wheel.

Replace the blinker flasher module first, because it is cheaper and easier.

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To replace the 1997-2001 XJ or TJ multi-function switch/turn signal lever you do not need to remove the steering wheel.
Thanks Soooo much. I replaced the electronic flasher unit and it now works great! Will try and post a pic to help ithers
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