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Unread 04-02-2012, 07:54 PM   #1
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scan tool where to plug it in?

i have a 1995 jeep grand cherokee 6 cyl I was wondering if you can use a scan tool with this truck and where the plug in is located. thanks in advance

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Unread 04-02-2012, 09:13 PM   #2
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It is under the hood, passenger side, behind the battery, mine had a cap on it it's L shaped they didn't make OBDII the standard plug until 96 so you will need the correct adapter for the Chrysler OBDI plug.
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Anything your need code wide can be had by cycling the key. Search key trick.
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Unread 04-03-2012, 12:09 AM   #4
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Jeepman1919,
Does your scanner have a plug that looks like a trapezoid? If so, it will not work on your '95. That would be an OBD-II scanner for vehicles 96+ only. The scanner needed for your '95 is usually fairly expensive. All you have to do is put your key in the ignition, then (w/o actually starting the engine) go "on-off-on-off-on" within a 5-second period. Then watch your "Check Engine" light. It will flash a series of numbers, such as 1 flash, pause, 2 flashes, pause, 5 flashes, pause, 5 flashes, pause. Google the "Chrysler Key Dance" to learn more...

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Unread 04-03-2012, 05:40 AM   #5
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Unread 04-03-2012, 09:10 AM   #6
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My 95 dakota is obdII
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Unread 11-23-2014, 12:19 PM   #7
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how do you scan a 95 Jeep Cherokee if you have no lights on the dash
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Unread 11-24-2014, 01:03 AM   #8
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You have to plug in a scan tool with the proper OBD1 Chrysler connector. You can buy adapters like this one to connect an OBD2 device to an OBD1 Chrysler port, but your scan tool needs to understand OBD1 protocols.
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Unread 11-24-2014, 01:47 AM   #9
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generally speaking the scanners that can read obd1 also come with the connectors... prices for obd1 scanners seem to start around $150
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Unread 11-24-2014, 05:07 AM   #10
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There are a *lot* of different OBD1 connectors though, so if you're buying an OBD1-capable scanner, you need to make sure that a specific Chrysler adapter is included. One probably will be, but it's not guaranteed.
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how do you scan a 95 Jeep Cherokee if you have no lights on the dash
Thanks guys, I appreciate the info
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