Interior light not working - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > Interior light not working

Jeep Liberty Wheel Bearing & Hub - FrontSAVE BIG: Christmas in July Sale!Jeep Liberty Window Regulator

Reply
Unread 11-09-2013, 08:27 AM   #1
kylebeau
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cherry hill, New Jersey
Posts: 326
Interior light not working

I was trying to put in led strips to replace the crappy two light bulbs. They were working fine but then my friend decided he wanted to see what would happen if he touched positive to negative and needless to say now they don't work. We checked all the fuses and none of then are blown. What do could the problem be?

kylebeau is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 08:44 AM   #2
Anticanman
Follow me
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,223
Make your friend fix it.
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 08:48 AM   #3
psyco31
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 40
I would think that he fried the led diods
psyco31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 09:35 AM   #4
Beaveranger
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Roanoke, VA
Posts: 82
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anticanman View Post
Make your friend fix it.
Then punch him in the neck for being such a dumba** j/k
__________________
There's only one thing I hate more than lying. SKIM MILK
Which is water that's lying about being milk....

~Ron Swanson~
Beaveranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 11:56 AM   #5
sprngrider
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: san diego
Posts: 812
Leds do not blow out if the polarity is reversed in DC, it is one of the good things about them. Its a fuse problem because your friend shorted the circuit. It is probably a mini fuse under the hood.
__________________
1994 2.5L WRANGLER S.
sprngrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 12:03 PM   #6
kylebeau
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cherry hill, New Jersey
Posts: 326
Quote:
Originally Posted by sprngrider
Leds do not blow out if the polarity is reversed in DC, it is one of the good things about them. Its a fuse problem because your friend shorted the circuit. It is probably a mini fuse under the hood.
Do you know which one it would be?
kylebeau is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 12:07 PM   #7
sprngrider
Registered User
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: san diego
Posts: 812
Are they switched on with the stock dimmer switch? Or a switch that you wired in yourself? I think the stock switch fuse is just below the dash on the firewall. Not too sure on the location, its been a while. It will be a 5 or 10 amp fuse.
__________________
1994 2.5L WRANGLER S.
sprngrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 12:40 PM   #8
kylebeau
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cherry hill, New Jersey
Posts: 326
Quote:
Originally Posted by sprngrider
Are they switched on with the stock dimmer switch? Or a switch that you wired in yourself? I think the stock switch fuse is just below the dash on the firewall. Not too sure on the location, its been a while. It will be a 5 or 10 amp fuse.
It's with the stock switch
kylebeau is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2013, 06:21 PM   #9
psyco31
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by sprngrider
Leds do not blow out if the polarity is reversed in DC, it is one of the good things about them. Its a fuse problem because your friend shorted the circuit. It is probably a mini fuse under the hood.
That is good info to know. Thanks for the correction
psyco31 is offline   Reply With Quote




Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.