Help with electrical mystery
To make a long story short, I had to put my old stereo back in my Jeep until I get a new CD player. basically I installed it very lazy, the thing is sitting on my pass. front seat..yeah, I know. Anyway, I was driving home the other night and the instrument panel lights ALL went out along with the stereo, no power, no sound. All the cluster lights don't light up BUT the gauges are working. This is with the headlights on as I was driving home at night. So I thought that one of the radion wires must have grounded out on the dash or something and blew a fuse. The next morning, I went out and cranked it up and low and behold, the radio was working. Switch the headlights on...goes off, off with the switch...back on, I think you get the drift. So basically, if the sun is out, I can listen to the radio, but if not, I have no tunes and no lights on the gauges.
BTW, 1988 YJ I6 5 Speed