I have a 2013 jku 5000 mi, 4" lift, 35's, and *3.23* gears
I went offroading for the first time on a friend's place where there were some hills, some small drops, nothing serious i thought. I never turned off the ESC (I don't know if i should have or not). At the very start, i went into a hole too fast, got stuck and four wheel drive got us out. I had to put it in four wheel drive a couple others times to get me out of a hole that i went into much slower. I got cocky and did a couple donuts (I am a dumb kid and I know). Sure enough the ESC (Electronic Stability Control) warning light started flashing and it hasn't gone off since. It is the only light on. In the manual it says something along the lines of "after driving several miles and the light remains on, take it to the dealership." Since then I've driven probably 50 mi.
I know I ought to take it by the dealer but my question is what should i be expecting? How serious? Is this the 3.23's coming back to haunt me? Is it possible there is no malfunction and the light will turn off any day now?
You are going to have to give this group a lot more info for a meaningful answer. Make of lift, parts included, etc. An why in hell are your trying to run 35s with 3.23 gears? Did you mean 3.73 or something else?
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You can try disconnecting the battery to see if it will clear. If disconnecting the battery does not clear the light take it to the dealer. I don't think it has anything to do with your gears. Mine 2011 light will come on sometimes and not go out until I stop and shut the eng off and restart, dealer says probably a wheel sensor malfunction. Try the battery and see what happens.
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