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Unread 07-05-2010, 02:13 PM   #1
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Brake lights,turn signals,hazards Not working

I have a 97 Tj and the brake lights all dont work along with the turn signals and hazards. All the fuses are fine and there is power to the fuses but not to the taillights. The park lights in the back work and so do the reverse lights but the stoplights and blinkers dont. Any ideas?

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Unread 07-05-2010, 03:28 PM   #2
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Thats weird, I would say change the fuse anyways just in case it has a small crack that you can not see.
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Could be a relay, perhaps...I'm not sure what's run alongside what in a '97. Check all of your connections.
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It ll goes through the turn signal switch, replace it and go from there.
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Unread 07-05-2010, 05:19 PM   #5
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It ll goes through the turn signal switch, replace it and go from there.
X 2 and very common.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/w...7/#post6129430
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Unread 07-05-2010, 09:23 PM   #6
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So even the stoplights go through the turn signnal switch?
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Unread 07-06-2010, 06:37 AM   #7
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Any ideas?
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Unread 07-06-2010, 11:43 AM   #8
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If you want to check the switch before replacing it, and yes the stop lamps do feed through the switch, go to...

Jeep Service Manuals

Select TJ, 96/97, and Turn Signal and Hazard Warning Systems in the drop down boxes. The continuity test for the pins is on page 3.

It does appear to be the switch as the stop lamps, turn signals and hazards are on on different fuses.
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Unread 07-07-2010, 05:03 PM   #9
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Its fixed, it was the turn signal switch. Now everything works thanks for the help guys.
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I have the same problem so i just replaced the turn signal switch thinking it would fix everything, however it did not. Any other ideas as to what it could be? A friend of mine said check the ground connections but im not sure where they are located or really what they look like.
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