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Unread 03-29-2008, 10:57 PM   #1
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Just curious...

I recently had a check engine light come on, not sure of the reason for that yet, but I noticed that there was something tickling my foot while I was driving around. I took a peek under the dash and found that the tickling wire was the passenger airbag switch wire. I spliced it up real nice and secured it a little better and there is no more tickling of the foot.

But...as I was poking around under the dash, I noticed two connectors to which I could not see where they were supposed to be plugged in. I was wondering if these two connectors had anything to do with the check engine light. I am trying to avoid taking it somewhere to get the codes ran because in Hawaii, nowhere does it for free, and it generally costs about $100-150 to get it ran. Anyway, I have attached pictures of the particular connectors under the dash that I am talking about. If anyone can shed some light on this, that would be sweet.

Thanks, pictures are as follows.




Also, I tried feeling around to see if they should be plugged in somewhere and had no luck. And if it helps to identify the connectors, I have a 2000 TJ Sport I6 with an M5.

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Unread 03-29-2008, 11:07 PM   #2
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I have a 2000 TJ Sport 6.0 with an M5.
6.0 with an M5????
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Unread 03-29-2008, 11:31 PM   #3
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Yeah dude...umm...I built it myself?

Haha, my bads. Anyway, 4.0L is more appropriate I suppose. I was trying to get y'all to believe I had a real badass Jeep.
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Unread 03-30-2008, 12:09 AM   #4
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I know for a fact that the first one has nothing to do with it, that plug is an accessory plug. (mine is hooked up to my alarm)
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Unread 03-30-2008, 01:33 AM   #5
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2nd plug is for illuminating the automatic gear selector
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Unread 03-30-2008, 06:46 AM   #6
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If it is that expensive to get codes read, why not buy a reader for ~$100 then you can check yourself.
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Unread 03-30-2008, 12:19 PM   #7
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If it is that expensive to get codes read, why not buy a reader for ~$100 then you can check yourself.

or on/off the key three times and read it yourself for free.

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Unread 03-30-2008, 02:11 PM   #8
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or on/off the key three times and read it yourself for free.

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Because I didn't know I could do that. If I did, this thread probably wouldn't exist.

And thanks for identifying the plugs.
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Unread 03-30-2008, 02:22 PM   #9
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Try the key trick but don't be surprised if it does not work, it doesn't on 99's and I think 2000's are the same way.
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Unread 03-30-2008, 02:56 PM   #10
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Well...I went to try the key trick...and the CEL was off. So...I guess I fixed it by thinking about fixing it. I disco'ed the battery for about a minute after the light went off to make sure it didn't come on again, and it didn't.
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