My Jeep is sick - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 03-01-2013, 08:06 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 21
Edward MacTavish is on a distinguished road
My Jeep is sick

About two weeks ago I purchased a 97 wrangler that I really thing is great. Driving my truck again just dident feel right. Whats going on with it is the check engine light came on and I started looking to see what it is. Working on it one night I turned on the dome light with the door open and smoke started coming from the dash. I found out that the wires for the dome light to door switch were completely bare. I dident have the time to look into it so I took it into the shop and it turns out I have three burned out switches and quite a few burned out wires. While in there we also found that the heater control arm in broken leaving the heater on.

Lots of fun fixing up what the PO did not tell me about.

Edward MacTavish is offline   Quote
Old 03-01-2013, 08:36 AM   #2
Steve305's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Posts: 419
Steve305 is on a distinguished road
Originally Posted by Edward MacTavish View Post

Lots of fun fixing up what the PO did not tell me about.

Sorry for your troubles. But WELCOME to the world of USED JEEPS. I've found a few things on mine that would make you say "HOLY CRAP". Why people do these stupid it'll-be-alright-for-now-I'll-fix-it-right-later patches is beyond me.

Hang in there ... you'll get everything sorted out.
Steve305 is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:06 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner