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2015 Rubicon Hard Rock 2 dr.

Recently noticed at night that my dash lights will flicker when I either put on the high beams or, turn on a turn signal. It occurs as a bright flash across all the instrument panel lights. It happens intermittently.

I am thinking I have a short maybe in the wiring harness for the left hand stark (Headlight control and interior light control). But it (the flash) doesn't occur all the time. So far, I have not found a way to replicate the issue so I can present it to the Service people.

Have there been other folks that have had this diagnosed successfully?
 

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2015 Rubicon Hard Rock 2 dr.

Recently noticed at night that my dash lights will flicker when I either put on the high beams or, turn on a turn signal. It occurs as a bright flash across all the instrument panel lights. It happens intermittently.

I am thinking I have a short maybe in the wiring harness for the left hand stark (Headlight control and interior light control). But it (the flash) doesn't occur all the time. So far, I have not found a way to replicate the issue so I can present it to the Service people.

Have there been other folks that have had this diagnosed successfully?
We're sorry to hear about this. Should you decide to visit your dealer, feel free to loop us in via PM. We'd be happy to connect you with a Case Specialist to assist.
Alex
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We're sorry to hear about this. Should you decide to visit your dealer, feel free to loop us in via PM. We'd be happy to connect you with a Case Specialist to assist.
Alex
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Yes I just may do that. Seems it is a special event most don't experience here.
Thank you Alex
 

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Pulled the battery terminals for 45 min. and cleaned the post and battery cable clamps too. We'll see. the positive cable was a wee bit loose.
 

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Pulled the battery terminals for 45 min. and cleaned the post and battery cable clamps too. We'll see. the positive cable was a wee bit loose.

Well that didn't cure the issue either so, off to the dealership soon.
 

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Never made it to the dealer for this issue. Been battleing rear main seals and throw out bearings. The white light flash seems to still be by chance like a short burst of power. I usually keep my dash instruments tuned down low for better night vision.
 

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I did finally take it to the dealer with Jeep Cares involved. Dealer can't replicate the flash and therefore can't do anything.

The rear main seal is another issue. Since my last post I have had to get one more replaced. That'sss five rearmain seals now and five release bearings. Jeep cares didn't tell me it was up to me to pay for the teardown to determine why I have to replace the rear main seal every year. Thought that kind of back handed...
 

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After finally getting the oil leaks repaired rear main seal (RMS), Oil Cooler, axle seal and the input bearing to the manual tranny Im going to chase the dash light situation.

Yes a year and a half but I, nor the dealer could replicate the issue consistantly to perform a trouble shooting exercise.

Now I find I can with the normal running lights on, lightly wiggle (twist, push in, pull out on) the turn signal stark and cause the dash illumination lights to flicker (go from dim to bright and flash back to dim) uncontrollably with a slight movement of the turn signal.
 

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In the Jeeps defense I checked the battery connections and they were slightly loose. I backed the retainer nuts loose, oiled them and tightened them up. Much better so we'll see if that helped the flashing....
 
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