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post #1 of 3 Old 12-12-2004, 01:00 PM Thread Starter
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Silencer - Kill Switch inoperable

I have one for you..

I have a 2000 JCG laredo and the stealership threw in their SILENCER kill switch. This has a female unit under the dash that accepts a male "pin" in order to activate the starter.

For the longest time I have just left this pin in the hole (out of convienience) Last night I decided it would be best to take ths pin with me when I leave my car in the Mall parking lot. Usually there would be a red light to indicate that the kill switch was activated when the pin is removed. Now it does nothing.

I'm pretty sure the kill switch ISN"T protecting a darn thing now....

Does anyone have any suggestions for me to check? I'm not too good with electrical stuff, but thought if there was something easy to check before I attempted to let the dealer look at it..

Thanks

Rob


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post #2 of 3 Old 12-12-2004, 01:06 PM
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My Jeep had one of those in it. It didn't work right, and kept the cruise control from working, so I took it out and threw it away. Everything has been great since then.
There should not be any fuse in the circuit (if it blew, your Jeep wouldn't start). Other than checking the splices to see if one has come unplugged, the only other thing would be the control module. It should be zip-tied up under the dash, but low enough to reach. If you start at the socket and light unit and follow the wires back, they'll lead right to the module. IIRC, there are two plugs on it. One may have come undone.

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post #3 of 3 Old 12-12-2004, 01:54 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Warren;

I looked under there and tried to follow the wide wire upwards (toward the steering column). It's tucked up there pretty far.. I'll have to remove some plastic dash board pieces to see the module..

I think WJJEEPS.com has diagrams for removal of stuff like this..

-Rob

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