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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-05-2002, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Wiring harness

The previous owner of my jeep has done quite a bit of self modifications and I really have no clue of half of the stuff he did. I seem to be having some electrical problems and I'm wondering if I should eventually replace the entire wiring harness and how hard that would be. The Painless site says they estimate about 20 hours putting a new harness in. Is that correct? Would I be better off trying to find where all his wiring goes and then solving the problems that way? Let me know what you think.
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Re: Wiring harness

20 hours sound like a bit much...
I have had good luck finding virgin (not spliced) wireing harnesses in junkyards and swapping them in... I did the underhood and inside harnesses in less than a day, but I know where all the wires go...
if everything is all spliced together.. get a different harness, if everygthing looks like it was done correctly... repair it...
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Re: Wiring harness

I had the painless installed in less than 10 hours of pure work(this was spread over a few days as time allowed). The most times consuming part was the dash wiring, as my front roll bar does not allow me to completely remove it, and then add some torw troubles...sigh. The wiring was completed, but ive got tranny probs now, so shes not totally up and goin. she cranks and lights,though.(turn signals work! woo hoo)
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Re: Wiring harness

your profile says you bought the "farmjeep".

just post your proublems and I'm sure people will help you out.
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Re: Wiring harness

I can't imagine the FarmJeep having too much wrong with it...
I'd certianly think the problems were repairable with out an entirely new harness...
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