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Old 01-24-2011, 09:17 PM   #1
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airbag light on...but weird things happen

my airbag light turns on and my speedo goes back down to 0 mph. anyone ever heard of this? it kicks on and kicks off, i think it might be a short but what cold be connecting those two together. im new to the jeep world, help please. thanks

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Old 01-24-2011, 09:35 PM   #2
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I have a 99 and mine did it once this summer, then last week I was switching lanes and used my turn signal (left) and it did it again. I changed lanes without signaling then used my turn signal (right) after I exited the freeway and the damn light went off and I got my speedometer, oil pressure, temp, etc back again. I thought I had a short as well.

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Old 01-24-2011, 09:39 PM   #3
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there is a tech bulletin on this.... unplug and re-plug your airbag cutoff switch...if that dont get it do the same to your instrument cluster
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:42 PM   #4
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I remember when something similar happened to me , i pulled out the gauges and clean the connections in the back and i twisted them a little bit to get a better connection, worked like a charm.
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:42 PM   #5
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this may sound like a stupid question but where do i find these switches at?
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:43 PM   #6
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there is a tech bulletin on this.... unplug and re-plug your airbag cutoff switch...if that dont get it do the same to your instrument cluster
Thanks for the info, I had no idea what was going on.. Unfortunately it happened in a snow storm when I was getting ready to pass.
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Mine did the same thing last Winter a few times. But haven't had any trouble with it since. The Tech Bulletin was really help though if it starts again.

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