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Unread 02-09-2013, 07:00 AM   #1
1186jeep
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Electrical Gremlins

Good day folks. I a new owner of a 90 Wrangler, 4.2L. Went out to start it and the battery appeared dead. I jumped it and it started right up. Upon shutting it down, I noticed a faint glow from the "brake" and seatbelt lights. They remained dimly lit even after the key was removed. Also, it won't resart unless I jump it. As soon as the cables go on, it starts right up. Is there possibly an issue with a faulty or misadjusted ignition switch? At times I noticed, while driving, that the ammeter jumps around until it rap on the dash. Please help.

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Unread 02-09-2013, 10:22 AM   #2
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Unhook the wiring harness from the ingnition. Switch under the dash and see if the lights go out
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Unread 02-09-2013, 04:35 PM   #3
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