NAXJA Forums -::- North American XJ Association  

Go Back   NAXJA Forums -::- North American XJ Association > NAXJA Unibody Jeep Technical Forums > Jeep Cherokee XJ (1984 - 2001) > OEM Tech Discussion
HOME Member FAQ Sponsor Info Rules Bylaws E-Mail

OEM Tech Discussion Forum for OEM (Original Equipment) or stock XJs and MJs.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old May 7th, 2009, 20:51
wishihad1 wishihad1 is offline
NAXJA Forum User
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: charlottesville, VA
Posts: 888
over head lights, and parking lights wont turn off...wtf?

hey everybody

well im at school, so im not 100% on the details. but my brother called me today because he was trying to move my jeep into the garage to wash it for me. nice heh?. but it had a dead battery when he went to start it. well he charged the battery, put it back in, and when he did the parking lights came on, and the over head lights.
now were all guilty of doing this from time to time, so i just told him to go out, and turn the switch, and push the button in 1 click. its a 95, so both the over heads, and headlights, and parking lights are all on 1 knob. well he said he tried that and still nothing would shut off

im hoping my brother is just doing something wrong (pretty simple to figure out though).

but im going home tomarrow, and im hoping ill just be able to turn them off. if in fact he is right, where should i start. any relays i should look at. i know that switch can go bad, as weve replaced it in my friends cherokee before when his headlights wouldn't turn off
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old May 7th, 2009, 21:04
the_weirdo's Avatar
the_weirdo the_weirdo is offline
Ugh
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Everett, WA
Posts: 2,821
Re: over head lights, and parking lights wont turn off...wtf?

Broken Switch?
__________________
I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old May 8th, 2009, 12:28
dogsled1's Avatar
dogsled1 dogsled1 is offline
NAXJA Forum User
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: AL
Posts: 155
Re: over head lights, and parking lights wont turn off...wtf?

door switches? hatch switch? I've left the hatch partially oepn before and had this happen.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old May 8th, 2009, 14:03
89xj 89xj is offline
NAXJA Forum User
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: aston,pa
Posts: 3,899
Re: over head lights, and parking lights wont turn off...wtf?

hopefully he didnt reverse the cables when he charged it.

hopefully a bad switch, the lights are ground switched and if he hooked positive to ground he might have shorted the switch out.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mt head lights work but not my parking lights 96GreenXJjeep Modified Tech Discussion 4 March 14th, 2010 19:37
Headlights and turn signals/parking lights malfunctioning tizzdizz OEM Tech Discussion 5 April 8th, 2009 17:31
'89 Comanche - front parking lights/dash lights not working YELLAHEEP OEM Tech Discussion 5 December 4th, 2008 16:56
Dome and Foot lights wont turn off. XJBANKER OEM Tech Discussion 7 September 30th, 2008 22:05
Turn signal / parking lights - plug locations ??? OldFarts4X4 OEM Tech Discussion 4 December 24th, 2006 20:09


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:10.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
NAXJA and NAXJA logo's Copyright NAXJA. All content/images Copyright NAXJA 1999-2014