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Old 10-09-2009, 11:52 AM
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What to Do w/ Engine Light?

Engine light popped up on my way to school. didnt want to take a chance in the middle of my trip so i made a detour back home. ( plus it was rainy n dreary n i had 1 class ) its my first time so i want to know what i should do? how to retrieve any diagnostic codes? auto shop? reading up on wkjeeps to see what i can find. Thanks in advance!
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:54 AM
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

Taken from WKJeeps:

"Retrieving codes (2005-2010 Grand Cherokee):

Insert and turn the ignition key from "Off" to "On" three times, moderately fast and without pausing ("ON" is when the digital odometer displays):

Tip: use the "count to 5" method, where "1" is the first "On":

Off > On > Off > On > Off > On
0 1 2 3 4 5

0 - Insert key (Off)
1 - On
2 - Off
3 - On
4 - Off
5 - On

At the third "On" the odometer display will read "DTC REPORT" and list the codes. If no codes are present the message "Done" will appear."
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

I must be stupid. I can't get it to display anything when I do that. Plug a friggin Predator into it. Lol
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:36 PM
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I must be stupid. I can't get it to display anything when I do that. Plug a friggin Predator into it. Lol
I tried it once when I had a CEL and it never worked for me either...
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

doesnt work for me either. hmm.. all i got was system ok.
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

Well, I think SYSTEM OK is the same as DONE.
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

take it to the dealer...you have a warranty
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take it to the dealer...you have a warranty
x2. Just get it checked out Davy.
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

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take it to the dealer...you have a warranty
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x2. Just get it checked out Davy.
yea that would be best. I was just hoping i could have taken care of it myself.
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Re: What to Do w/ Engine Light?

Yeah just take it in. I got a full blown warranty for 70k miles so i take it in at drop of a hat. Cost chrysler 400 for the last time it went in there for a bad transfer case control module and final drive control module. My cost is 0. I don't care anymore i just take it in and ask for my free rental.
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