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Old 10-14-2008, 01:58 PM
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Sup all, new to the forums.

I have a 98 Wrangler 4 Cylinder. Some of the major issues I'm experiencing right now is the dash display (speedometer, RPM, etc) keeps losing power, I've heard this is a common issue and usually goes away with a swift whack of the dashboard. Was just wondering if there is a permanent fix to this because I'm whacking the dash 2-3 times in a 20 minute drive to work.

Also, not much of a problem now but need to fix the A/C before next summer. The symptoms it shows is it will work for awhile then it doesn't cool, just blows air. If I let it rest for 5-10 minutes it usually comes back on and works a bit longer, almost as if it is overheating.

Also, the jeep has just hit 100k mile mark, really hasn't seen much maintenance to this point so what would be a good list of checks and upgrades. Thanks!
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You will probably want to pull your instrument cluster and clean and put dielectric grease on the pins for the connectors. This seems to be a common problem. How do you know maintenance is an issue? Change all your fluids, check alignment, maybe new plugs and wires, ect. I don't know much about AC as my heep doesn't have it. (unless you count never having a top on)
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