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Unread 12-22-2013, 12:41 PM   #1
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Wrench Symbol

As I was driving today, a green wrench symbol illuminated on the dash, just above the exterior temp display. It stayed on for a few seconds and went away.

I looked in the manual and didn't see an explanation for it. I searched here real quick and didn't see anything.

Any ideas? The only thing I had done just prior to it coming on was spray my windshield but the reservoir is still about half full.

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Unread 12-23-2013, 06:37 AM   #2
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Did some googling and can't find an answer either. Seen a variety of things it might be.
On a Ford forum, it was suggested it had something to do with limp mode,
another forum suggested the light came on when he needed an oil change.
Can you pull codes maybe?

EDIT: some more results show it's probably just a maintenance light. What maintenance might you need?
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Unread 12-23-2013, 07:17 AM   #3
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If I'm going by the service manual - none. I'm at 13,3xx for miles and still have a couple to go before my next oil change. I've only seen the "change oil" notification once and this is different. Manual says I need my next check up at 16k or a year. Maybe it knows it's been on the road a year now? It hasn't come back since.
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Unread 12-23-2013, 08:01 AM   #4
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I'd check all these easy things for peace of mind, oil, filter, plugs, and coolant.
Also see if you can get it to happen again.
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Unread 03-27-2014, 01:26 PM   #5
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This symbol has come back a couple times since I last posted. During a nasty snowstorm a couple weeks ago, the light came on and stayed on for a while. It shut off briefly but came back. I didn't notice any difference in performance or anything.
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This symbol has come back a couple times since I last posted. During a nasty snowstorm a couple weeks ago, the light came on and stayed on for a while. It shut off briefly but came back. I didn't notice any difference in performance or anything.
Ever had a check engine light since it happened?
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Unread 03-28-2014, 08:20 AM   #7
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Nope, no issues whatsoever.
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Unread 03-31-2014, 09:44 AM   #8
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I just did a quick look in my iPhone Jeep manual... there is no Green Wrench symbol listed on the dash. Sure it's a wrench??
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I just did a quick look in my iPhone Jeep manual... there is no Green Wrench symbol listed on the dash. Sure it's a wrench??
I just read my manual too. No sign of any "Green Wrench" in either the dash lights or possible EVIC messages..

It is got me wondering what it is as well....

A picture maybe??? Please?????
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Unread 03-31-2014, 11:19 AM   #10
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I looked there too but didn't see anything.

Here's a pic.

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Unread 03-31-2014, 11:24 AM   #11
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Id vote on maintenance reminder , thats usually where they are located and green doesnt indicate problems like red or yellow.
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Unread 03-31-2014, 02:13 PM   #12
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It just seems weird that it's been very intermittent (only happened 3 times since July with 2 of the occasions on the same day) with varying durations of the light being on.
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Unread 03-31-2014, 02:37 PM   #13
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Could it have anything to do with the change oil message?
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Unread 03-31-2014, 07:43 PM   #14
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I can't find anything on the Internet so far, at least not specifying the green wrench as a warning light, but did find the following... just don't know i fit ties into the wrench light though.

Many Jeep Liberty models are equipped with a "Perform Maintenance" service light. This service light is turned on when the vehicle's ECU determines that the oil needs to be changed. At the specified oil change interval, your Jeep Liberty should also have other maintenance performed, such as changing the oil filter, replacing the air filter, replacing spark plugs, checking and replacing other fluids, and belt replacement. Specific maintenance required depends on the mileage of the vehicle as well as driving conditions. Check your owners manual for specific details.

Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_7238921_rese...#ixzz2xawCpn61

A further search came up with:

It means that ecm has thown a mechanical code & should be taken to a local shop & let them diagnose the fault so repairs cam be made. But still can't find anything that shows the wrench warning light and then states any specifics to that warning light.

I'm looking forward to someone that has better information than me!
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Unread 04-01-2014, 03:09 AM   #15
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I've just wasted a ton of time looking around at stuff, too. I cannot find anything out there for either a 2012 or my 2010 that explains what the heck that is. Maybe find someone with Dealer experience to tell you. Trust me, mine is going in for the vibration on the 15th and if it hasn't been explained here, I'm going to ask.

Maybe it is some sort of service "Easter egg" left over from the Daimler days. I know they stashed "Easter eggs" in other EVIC systems. If, for example, you press the correct two buttons together in a LX (300,Charger) you get a whole bunch of hidden gauges and live data. I have already tried to find something like that in my Jeep's EVIC but haven't yet. I bring up the Daimler connection because of the service structure on my wife's R350. In order to fully clear the service reminder in her car you there are multiple menu levels you need to go through. You can get the light out in one shot, but if you don't go through the menus it thinks the services are incomplete and it will come back sooner.

Just thinking out loud. This is a strange one.

Hey another question.. when you change what is displayed on the EVIC, does it go away? If you display mileage, does the wrench disappear? Is it only present with the compass and temperature? Maybe unplug the temp sensor behind the grill? Try doing a manual calibration of the compass as well. Maybe it is related to the information displayed?
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