Heater, Radio, and Wipers

Asked by Jan 18, 2016 at 07:19 AM about the 1995 Jeep Cherokee 2 Dr SE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1995 Jeep Cherokee. I live and Michigan
and for the past week the temperature has been in
the 10's or lower. I noticed that when I started the
jeep to warm up the heater, radio, and wipers
would not work. After the jeep had been running
for about a half hour all three kicked in and started
working. I also took notice the only setting for the
heater blower that works is high. Anything else and
it just turns off. Finally this morning I started the
jeep to warm up. None of the three otems ever
turned on. So I turned the heater blower to OFF and
the radio turned on. After fiddling with it longer I
found that only the radio and wipers would work if I
turned the heater blower to OFF. Then finally all
three worked again. Normally I would tough it out,
but I get up too early as it is to go to work, and it is
too cold to drive for a half hour like that. Help?

2 Answers

56,885

This sounds like the blower motor resistor, an electrical part under the dash. Local parts stores will carry it. I live in the U.P. sitting here at 1 degree this morning...

88,655

That really sounds like a grounding problem, I would start checking the grounds for the vehicles inside systems, there a bunch of them on each side of the dash mounts and if I remember a few more in the center of the dash, and make sure that the body grounds are also clean and tight.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Jeep Cherokee Questions

Jeep Cherokee Experts

#1 swtcat13
swtcat13
Reputation 1,290
#2 Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Reputation 1,240
#3 Luis660399
Luis660399
Reputation 1,040
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
807 Great Deals out of 69,474 listings starting at $995
Used Jeep Wrangler
302 Great Deals out of 19,026 listings starting at $2,200
Used Toyota 4Runner
274 Great Deals out of 20,347 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Explorer
765 Great Deals out of 73,775 listings starting at $750
Used Toyota RAV4
573 Great Deals out of 64,699 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
2,420 Great Deals out of 209,615 listings starting at $895
Used Honda CR-V
682 Great Deals out of 55,694 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 44,781 listings starting at $14,900
2016 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
100 Great Deals out of 5,367 listings starting at $14,987
2015 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
76 Great Deals out of 3,010 listings starting at $10,995
2014 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
131 Great Deals out of 4,112 listings starting at $10,995
2001 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
150 listings starting at $2,950