1989 jeep cherokee wont drive with headlights on with them off its fine eletrical?

elliottlau77
25

Asked by Jan 02, 2014 at 10:59 PM about the 1989 Jeep Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 89 jeep Cherokee has a issue the alternator has ben replaced but the jeep wont go past 10 mph with the lights on when driving at night  were thinking it has something to do with the regulator or with a connection some where any advice on specifically what to check?

3 Answers

Travis Yager
1,025

what does it do when you reach 10 MPH? do you lose power? does it die? does it just not go any faster? also, does it have issues with any other power-draining system? I.E. stereo, heater... etc?

elliottlau77
25

it dies basicly with the lights on or anything besides driving and turn signals and wipers it kills its self specialy with to many on like heater and lights its crazy , the alternator was checked and fine never had this problem befor with a vehicle

Travis Yager
1,025

well, looks like the power supply (electric) isn't keeping up with the demand, battery, or alternator are the most likely culprits. you said you put a new alternator in, and it's working properly? if so,how did you test this? did you also test to see if your battery is holding a full charge?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Cherokee

Looking for a Used Cherokee in your area?

CarGurus has 52,370 nationwide Cherokee listings starting at $2,495.

ZIP:

Search Jeep Cherokee Questions

Jeep Cherokee Experts

#1 Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Reputation 970
#2 swtcat13
swtcat13
Reputation 880
#3 JimRoy
JimRoy
Reputation 790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Wrangler"
365 Great Deals out of 14,862 listings starting at $2,795
Used Toyota 4Runner"
319 Great Deals out of 16,834 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150"
2,859 Great Deals out of 202,715 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
21,235 listings starting at $19,590
2016 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
96 Great Deals out of 23,447 listings starting at $12,935
2015 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
121 Great Deals out of 4,019 listings starting at $12,997
2014 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 2,794 listings starting at $12,100
2001 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
223 listings starting at $6,995