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Unread 10-04-2011, 07:15 AM   #1
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Electrical issue or just not enough coffee??

95, YJ 4.0,

I am trying to diagnose an issue with the headlights and the turnsignal, when i turn the key on, both turnsignal lights on the dash light up and the headlights dont come on. While checking the fuses in the electrical box under the hood i realized that i was getting 12.5V with the voltmeter but the ground on the battery was not connected, my probe was using the ground on the battery terminal, does this make any sense? Or am i just off?

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Unread 10-04-2011, 09:36 AM   #2
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As far as the problem with the lights go, The first pic is the jumper i had to put in to get the headlights to work, being that my Jeep has been tinkered with by someone else, i am looking for a few things,

#1 Is there supposed to be a fuse where the jumper is?
#2 Is the info in pic 2 correct as far as the fuses go? because if you follow where the jumper is then it is for the
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Unread 10-04-2011, 09:36 AM   #3
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As far as the problem with the lights go, The first pic is the jumper i had to put in to get the headlights to work, being that my Jeep has been tinkered with by someone else, i am looking for a few things,

#1 Is there supposed to be a fuse where the jumper is?
#2 Is the info in pic 2 correct as far as the fuses go? because if you follow where the jumper is then it is for the 20A next to it is for the ABS pump which i dont have ABS?
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Unread 10-04-2011, 02:01 PM   #4
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Yes there should be a fuse there.
As far as the information on the fuse block cover, I would bet that the cover is printed for all sub-models of at least that year YJ (possibly all Jeep 4.0's) and would assume that some of the YJs do have the ABS system. So if your Jeep doesn't have the system then no biggie, just don't worry about a fuse in it. DO however get a fuse in your headlight slot as that is a bit of an electrical hazard with the jumper.
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