98 TJ HVAC harness connects to? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > TJ Wrangler Technical Forum > 98 TJ HVAC harness connects to?

Great prices on seating!--Oconee Off-RoadBestop underseat lock boxes @ oconee off road 706 534 9955Yukon Ultimate 35 axle kit for c/clip axles with Yukon Zip

Reply
Unread 07-22-2013, 10:10 AM   #1
matt716
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 26
98 TJ HVAC harness connects to?

hello, I did the painful jeep heater core replacement and things are not going well. There is one harness I can't seem to find where or what it connects to. It's a small round harness near the middle of the dash, coming from the main harness running along the floor of the Jeep, has a black and red wire. I think it plugs into the HVAC controls somewhere but I'm lost. I'm going on 2 weeks of this crap. I wish I would have let a service place do the heater core at this point. Now they won't touch it. Any help much appreciated. Thanks!

photo1.jpg   photo2.jpg  
matt716 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-22-2013, 11:50 AM   #2
Rubi4MyMrs
Tks 4 the upgrade MoodyJP
 
Rubi4MyMrs's Avatar
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Trails of, Nevada
Posts: 2,500
That looks like the light socket for the shifter for the auto trans. If you have a manual then it just lays there, unused. You can test it by seeing if the red (actually orange) wire gets power when the lights are on, same as the lighting for the cluster & heating panel & lights.
Rubi4MyMrs is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-22-2013, 03:31 PM   #3
matt716
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 26
Thanks for responding. Now that you mention it, the jeep fog lamp light switch won't turn on. I bet the harness is for the fog lamps, I don't see where it plugs in at the dash. Any idea? Thanks.
matt716 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-22-2013, 03:58 PM   #4
matt716
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 26
nevermind, it works. GLad to know I'm not crazy thinking that harness connects to something I missed. I must have stared at the dash for hours looking for anything I missed.
matt716 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.