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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:37 AM   #1
ZJeepMD
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Instrument cluster haywire!

Hey guys I have a 96 zj 4.0 and about 30 minutes ago I stopped to get gas and upon restart the vic was all solid blocks and while driving the gas light seatbelt light, airbag light etc etc started coming on and off an the speedo and rpms, battery, oil etc etc work then go to nothing as if the Jeep had died but come back to life sporadically. Any ideas on this electrical gremlin?

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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:57 AM   #2
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Also while idle it doesnt seem to do it as much
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Unread 06-19-2013, 10:06 AM   #3
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Do some research and take apart your ground connections and clean them.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 10:54 AM   #4
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Ive been searching all day lol

update- now while driving the door locks and window locks are locking and unlocking
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Unread 06-19-2013, 11:11 AM   #5
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Disconnect your VIC to see if the problem persists ... the things you are describing, however, are all connected to the BCM (Body Control Module).
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Unread 06-19-2013, 03:37 PM   #6
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Thanks! if i cant figure it out though ill probably end up taking it to Adams Jeep in aberdeen, md, they have been been good with my jeep in the past when the pcm had problems
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