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Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

I AM AFRAID TO GO SEE THE DEALER...SINCE THEY ARE GOING BE ACTING LIKE THEY NEVER SAW THIS BEFORE...I NEED MORE INFO ON THE LIGHT SWITCH AND THE WIREINGHARNESS...THIS SITE IS GREAT....IT'S US AGAINST THEM...AND I BELIEVE WE WILL WIN...BUT IN THE MEANTIME, MY JEEP IS A BIG QUESTION MARK...WILL IT MAKE IT OR WILL IT JUST UP AND QUIT? IT SEEMS TO RUN OKAY....SOMEDAYS WHEN ALL THE LIGHTS ARE OUT, IT FEELS SMMOTH AND RUNNING CLEAN...THEN THE LIGHTS COME ON AND THE TACH IS SPINNING, AND THE AIR GOES OFF AND I AM THINKING THE END IS NEAR...BUT SHE KEEPS ON ROLLING, BUT IN A NOT SO SMOOTH WAY...THIS HARNESS DEAL KILLS ME...TWO GRAND?...MAYBE I SHOULD SELL THE CAR WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE OUT?....54000 MILES LOOKS GREAT...BUT HE HEMI LOVES THE JUICE...ANY IDEAS ON TROUBLESHOOTING THE HARNESS OR ARE THESE SHOPS TOO ILL EQUIPPED TO CHASE DOWN A SHORT? THANKS YOU GUYS!

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Old 07-06-2011, 04:48 PM
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Re: Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

My only suggestions would be...

1st) press capslock... I am hoping you just missed the fact that ITS ON

2nd) Its a crappy situation, such is cars, hopefully (for you) you lack the moral and ethical character to be able to sleep at night dumping off expensive problems on other people KNOWING they are there. Think of the excited family, happy to finally have a car they fit into, its spreading their finances thin but its been a long time coming and they need it... only for a problem that has been there to pop up a week later.

If 2 grand doesnt work for you, get on car-parts. com and find a new harness... or at least locate local yards that have the same rig as you, I am sure it would be MUCH cheaper.
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Re: Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

i am sorry you are in the same boat...or car...What is capslock....and how do I turn it on?..This rig has sooo many bells and whistles, it is no wonder the electrical system is confused...I will check for used wire harnes parts and see what that brings...I found that if I don't mess with the light shaft and leave it set in A position, all is cool right now...But tomorrow is another day.

Thanks for your thoughts

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Re: Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

Capslock is on the Keyboard you use to type <<<<< like this .

Has this happened at night? I found out that I have a similar problem. My interior lights and outside lights all flicker at the same time. I found out that it was the Light Switch (What you use to turn on your headlights) It's going bad. I just tap it sometimes and it fixes itself. Since you have a Limited set it to the "Auto" Position and it won't do it anymore. I got very scared when this happened to me. You just need to replace it with another Turn Signal Light Switch. You can buy it on eBay, and make sure you get the correct one with the Fog Light Switch attached to it.

But The tach spins? I ever had that problem!
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Re: Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

The most you will pay for the Multifunction Switch is $100.
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Re: Electrical problem....dash lights up like a pinball machine - 2006 ltd hemi

Multifunction switch on RockAuto.com is ~$40

But as far as the tach spinning?... Lost me there.. Outside of my knowledge.
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