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New Member-- Just bought a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Hi all,

Just bought my first Jeep-- A white '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 2WD. Named her "Lucile" and so far, so good. Had to have some work done on the rear differential, but apparently that's a pretty common problem.

Having a new problem, and I'm hoping some of you will be able to help. As of this morning, my Jeep is emitting 6 alert beeps after the initial ignition-- 3 quick beeps, followed by a pause and 3 more quick beeps. I haven't found anything in the manual about it, and I've looked online but haven't found anything yet. Any suggestions?

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Re: New Member-- Just bought a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

welcome and congrats!


I would remove the negative cable from the battery for about 15 minutes. Also...step on the brake pedal a couple times.
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Re: New Member-- Just bought a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Thanks, Scott! I will try both of those. Will that fix the problem completely or is this something I will need to do every once in a while?

Also, that is a DAMN NICE Jeep you have there!
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No problem....it could be just an electrical glitch. This will reset the pcm. If it comes back...we can go from there.
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Re: New Member-- Just bought a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

any codes or messages from the evic after the beeps?
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Re: New Member-- Just bought a '99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

I figured it out. I knew it was a "perform service" alert, but couldn't figure out if there was a specific problem or what. In any case, I tooled around with the console menu and figured out it's just a reminder set to alert you every "X" miles to get your basic service (i.e., an oil change, etc.). I was able to reset the alert as well as change the mileage interval. Turns out this will be handy, instead of a nuisance :-) Thanks for your help!
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