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Old 09-07-2016, 09:36 PM
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Hey folks, I hope someone can help me! I have a 1995 YJ and after driving it for about 10 minutes, the Check Engine Light comes on. I have checked all of the fluid levels etc, and if I pull over and turn off the engine and immediately re-start it, the light goes off! But, if I continue driving, the light comes back on! I'm perplexed! Lol! I have disconnected the battery leads to see if that stops it, but it doesn't. I also took it to Autozone for a diagnostic test, but they said their "tester" only diagnoses engines from 2000 onwards. Any idea's BEFORE I take it to a Jeep dealership? Any suggestions? Thanks everyone!

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Old 09-07-2016, 09:46 PM   #2
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Those are OBD II scanners, YJs don't have that system. Do the "key trick" to get codes, Google it. Codes below... My 95 manual in my signature has a more complete list that describes what will trigger the CEL in the "Fuel Systems" section.

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Old 09-08-2016, 10:31 PM   #3
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Key trick- turn the key to the ON position, then off, on, off, on, off, on. Count the times the light flashes. For example; flash, pause, flash, pause, flash, long pause (about twice the normal time) flash, pause, flash, pause, flash would be code 33 for three flashes a long pause, and then three more. The codes are all two digits long, the pause between codes will be about three times as long as the pause between single flashes.
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My 95 did the same thing. 3 days later my 4HI stopped working. Just a vacuum hose with a hole in it. Might be that simple in your case too.
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Old 09-12-2016, 11:54 AM
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Excuse my ignorance, but what is the 4HI?
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Four wheel drive in the HI position in your transfer case. Look at the knob, it should be marked.

You also have four wheel drive in the LO position plus 2 wheel drive and neutral. Total of four positions for the transfer case shifter.

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