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Old 07-06-2012, 12:33 PM
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Plunger switch under the hood

What does this switch go to?

Looks like it oughtta be to a hood light, but I dont have a hood light on my jku Sahara (odd).

Any chance it could be a switch to trigger a warning that the hood isn't secured?


I keep pushing on it and nothing happens...no lights...no horns...no giggles...nada.

Perhaps its my technique......
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That is a kill switch for the remote start. If the engine is remote started, then lifting the hood would trigger that and turn off the engine automatically. Safety feature.

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That is a kill switch for the remote start. If the engine is remote started, then lifting the hood would trigger that and turn off the engine automatically. Safety feature.
Bingo. It also works to prevent remote start from being activated if the hood is already up.

Simply put: If for any reason the hood is up = remote start no worky.
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i wonder what poor soul was working on his rig when his wife sat on the keys and engaged the remote start in order for that to come about.

seriously it could have happened..
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i wonder what poor soul was working on his rig when his wife sat on the keys and engaged the remote start in order for that to come about.

seriously it could have happened..
I think his name is Lefty.
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