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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo headlights flickering


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Aug 31, 2010, 8:42 PM

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I drive a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. Last weekend, I was on a cross-country road trip and the headlights started flickering, and the check engine light came on at about the same time. They'd flicker for about two minutes at a time before returning to full strength for about ten or twenty minutes, and then the cycle would repeat itself.

Two notes:
1.) I've been having some odd electrical issues for the last year or so -- daytime running light control module failed out of the blue, some oddness with the instrument panel, etc. I have a feeling this could be related.

2.) When this was happening, the car was exposed to a LOT more moisture than it's used to -- I live in a rather arid part of the country, and the areas I was driving through and staying in were fairly humid and somewhat rainy.

The check engine light has shut off since I've gotten back, but I haven't had a chance to check whether the headlights are still flickering.


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Sep 1, 2010, 2:35 AM

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You probably should start out be getting the codes read that were set when the check engine light came on and see where they take you.



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