Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN









Jeep Turn signal problem


  Email This Post



benny223
New User

Feb 5, 2008, 4:33 PM

Post #1 of 9 (42258 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Jeep Turn signal problem  

I've read quite a few posts that describe an intermitent problem with turn signals on Grand Cherokees, but none were exactly like my issue. My right turn signal has always worked fine. The left will rarely come on at all without some help. If i turn it on (not working), then turn on the hazards (work perfectly), then turn the hazards off, the left signal will stay on about a third of the time. It seems to work a little better in warm weather. The signal will work more often if i have been driving for awhile (at least 30 mins), especially when its cold out. Took it to a mechanic and he couldn't find the problem. Told me to take it to a Jeep dealer. Heard about switch modulators in the steering column, clocksprings, etc. Need Help!


bluegst
New User

Mar 23, 2008, 12:50 AM

Post #2 of 9 (42115 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

Hi Benny, I have the SAME exact problem with my 2000 Grand Cherokee! It is NOT the multifunction switch, I just purchased one (OEM) from Jeep and put it in myself, still have the same problem. When the problem started it only quit periodically, now it works less and it's a bonus when it does work... and same thing as you, only sometimes does the hazard trick work. Yesterday, I did the hazard trick and it started to blink and then just stopped.
When you find a solution, PLEASE let me know. Thanks!


Jeff Norfolk
Enthusiast
Jeff Norfolk profile image

Sep 20, 2008, 8:14 PM

Post #3 of 9 (41390 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

^^^^^look at the SPAM link above^^^^^
Jeff


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Sep 20, 2008, 8:57 PM

Post #4 of 9 (41386 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  


Pooof! That one's gone too!

T
_________________________________________
Long retired now


illinoistoolman
New User

Nov 12, 2008, 9:45 AM

Post #5 of 9 (40967 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   post icon Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

I had the exact same problem w/ my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Fairly simple fix. It is the flasher relay, OEM Mopar Part #4686094, pay around $45 for the part at the dealer.
Take kick plate trim off (3 screws and clips holding it on) remove fuse cover (pops off) remove plastic shroud in front of steering wheel below the instrument gauges(pops off) remove large plastic shroud under steering wheel, (2-10mm bolts, clips and one phillips screw holding in place). Relay will be above fuse box, very tight fit but with a little nudging and nimble fingers pop out the old relay and replace with new one. Re-install all equipment in reverse order. Solved my turn signal problem immediately. Good luck


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Nov 12, 2008, 9:49 AM

Post #6 of 9 (40965 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

Please start your own thread with your exact vehicle. We can't read the whole thing with other vehicles to guess on yours based on "exactly like above" as your description. Start one all your own - it's free!

T
_________________________________________
Long retired now


jediknight
New User

Mar 18, 2009, 5:08 PM

Post #7 of 9 (39657 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

just fixed this problem on my 2003 grand cherokee. it's the combination relay switch. the only thing i can add to the tight squeeze situation that you mentioned is that the entire junction block that holds the fuses and relay switches can be loosened and lowered enough to pull the switch out without needing small or nimble fingers. there are 2 10mm bolts on the junction block that should be removed. once they are removed, pull the entire box downward, it is held on by 2 clips. you'll have access to the relay with no problem. once changed, push the junction box upward, aligning the 2 clips into the holes that they go into. jeep recommends that you disconnect the negative battery cable and wait 2 minutes before tinckering with the relays. included here is an attachement with an illustration of the entire box and the 2 clips that i'm talking about, it will help you understand how this is attached. thanks all for the tips.
also goto wjjeeps.com then interior trim moldings and bezels, steps 4 and 5 to see how to remove the covers and trim to access the junction block.

good luck all


(This post was edited by jediknight on Mar 19, 2009, 5:51 PM)
Attachments: attachment icon WJflasher.pdf (33.8 KB)


therickYOUNG
Novice

Dec 22, 2012, 12:52 PM

Post #8 of 9 (12625 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

Just wondering where you got that wiring skematic.


Hammer Time
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Hammer Time profile image

Dec 22, 2012, 2:08 PM

Post #9 of 9 (12617 views)
Shortcut
  post locked   Re: Jeep Turn signal problem [In reply to]  

Youy need to read the FORUM RULES before posting. This thread is 3 years old.




~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional.





Advertising


  Email This Post
 
 






Latest Forum Post

Hello I have a 1993 Toyota Corolla w/1.8L and 3 sp +overdrive tranny. I took it ...


Hey people, Just as soon as I've got rid of one car and got another, I've got a...


on a 1998 Chrysler cirrus the heater blows warm thru the vents. When u turn it o...


I will try and be as clear as I can. 1999 Fleetwood tioga (ford e350) I turn my ...


I have a 2006 Nissan maxima 3.5 There is nothing wrong with it but I was wonde...


blower motor did not work i pulled it out and tested it it worked i put it back...


Feed Button






Automotive Forum Categories
AC Auto Repair
Auto Body Repair
Auto Insurance
Automotive Repair
Automotive Wiring
Automotive World
Brake Systems
Car Care Tips
Car Racing
Car Shows and Events
Car Stereo Repair
Car Troubleshooting
Engine and Car Noises
Engine Fault Codes
Engine Troubleshooting
Exhaust System Repair
Gasoline and Motor Oils
General Discussions
Motor Vehicle Inspection
Motorcycle ATV Repairs
Motorcycle Body Repair
Motorcycle Clutch Repair
Motorcycle Engine Repair
Motorcycle Repair
Motorcycle Seat Repair
Remote Control Cars
Steering and Suspension
The Bargin Bin
Traffic Ticket Help
Tricks of the Trade
Truck Repair
Truck Repair Advice
Truck Engine Repair
Truck Suspension Repair
Car Forum - Sitemap


Search for (options) Privacy