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Old 07-08-2014, 09:50 AM   #1
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Unidentified Switch

Hi,
I saw this push button switch in the drivers side footwell on my 2014 JKU Sahara. Any idea what it's for?

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Old 07-08-2014, 10:40 AM   #2
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Have you had this since new ? Sure doesn't look factory, if you bought it new contact the dealer and find out if they put it in.

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Old 07-08-2014, 10:43 AM   #3
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Yes, bought it new. Only has 3k miles on it.
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:55 AM   #4
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Not sure but could be an inertia fuel shut off reset.
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:58 AM   #5
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I think it's the button for the passenger-side ejector seat. To be used when the old lady keep regging on about her hair getting messed up.
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:02 AM   #6
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Follow the wires and see where they go. I'd bet it's part of a dealer lot anti-theft system.
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:49 AM   #7
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:14 PM   #8
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Never push the button kid.
**pushes button...Jeep does 200mph and drives on walls**
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:41 PM   #9
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That's definitely not oem. Was there anything installed by the dealer such as aftermarket alarm or accessories? That look like some kind of override switch. Like mentioned trace to see where it goes.

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Old 07-08-2014, 02:37 PM   #10
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Used to have a button in the drivers footwell that would control high/low beams. Havent seen that around in a long time though.
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I looks like a programming pin for an aftermarket alarm. Just a guess.
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:48 PM   #12
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Many dealers install after mkt alarms or starter deactivater switch's for security and then try to upsell them to you. If you don't buy they will remove the modual but will leave the switch in place to fill the hole.
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:49 PM   #13
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Yes, bought it new. Only has 3k miles on it.
That is not new.
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looks like the button from an aftermarket alarm such as in this picture.

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Old 07-08-2014, 05:52 PM   #16
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def a push button from an alarm system. Not anything made by Directed Electronics.
Follow the wires up and see where they lead. If for some reason the dealer left an alarm brain in there that is active that you dont have a fob or any knowledge of it could strand you on the side of the road. Alot of alarms will reset if power is taken away, such as if you got a dead battery. This will activate a starter kill typically.
If you arent comfortable with electrical have the dealer take a peak at it and make it there problem.
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Just push it!
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Old 07-08-2014, 07:11 PM   #19
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Could it be they are putting the dimmer switch back to where it belongs, the foot well.
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It's for the alarm over ride incase you lose your key fob to shut off the alarm. Typically aftermarket. I have one on mine that I had installed after I bought my jeep
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Could it be they are putting the dimmer switch back to where it belongs, the foot well.
Never cared for it there. Especially on a wheelin' rig. It would always corrode up and fail. Fail as in killin' the lights. I hated that in my Bronco.

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