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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-03-2001, 07:29 PM
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The maintenance reminder light came on on my 92 yj and I replaced the oxegyn sensor like the manual says. Where is the reset button so the light will go off my dashboard??

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All I can say is that us CJ guys are really glad we don't have them. We'd have to wear sunglasses to keep it from blinding us all the time.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/tongue.gif[/img]


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Re: maintenance reminder light

The reset button is at your JEEP dealer . My Bud went through the same crap , you have to take it in and get hosed like 30 bucks and they "re-set" it for ya .


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Re: maintenance reminder light

Did you try to disconnect and reconnect the computer module?

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Re: maintenance reminder light

There's an electric timer that turns the light on after a certain amount of time. You can unplug the timer or remove the bulb. There was a recent post with a pic of the timer, but I can't remember which heading it was under. Look for posts on similar topic.

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Re: maintenance reminder light

use electrical tape. and trust me this is the key to your problems, you only need a small piece and light \ly place in over your maintance light. Then press it down so it sticks. Problem Solved!!. I own a CJ so I think it a method.

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Re: maintenance reminder light

Those things rate right up there with those pesky reminder buzzers[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img], I usually just disable them bad boys one way or another.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img]

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Re: maintenance reminder light

The timer actually needs to be replaced along with the O2 sensor. If you've got a chiltons around it tells you to take it to a dealer at something like 80K miles. I'm at 76K and thinking of just yanking the timer or finding a way to jump the wires. Any ideas would be appreciated

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Re: maintenance reminder light

If this is the same module that was in my 88 YJ, which it may not be, it's VERY EASY to reset this light. Mine was a brown-colored tinted like box stuck just above the gas pedal, with a bunch of gears and stuff inside. I forget which side of the box the hole is on, but there is a small sticker (mine was silver) over the hole, and inside is a little metal finger that runs on a wheel. All you have to do is stick a pin or something in the hole, and move the little finger back onto the other (timer-start) side of the wheel. It's very very very simple. Once you take the timer box out of the jeep and examine it, you will see how it all works.

Of course, you can just leave it out, like I did, or you can reset it, and put it back in. Up to you. Or just unplug the connectors on the box and be done with it. I'm not sure if the injection system uses this signal for anything, with the check engine light, but on the carbed YJ, it should work like that.

Again, this was in my 88 - not sure about the newer injected jeeps. Might be similar.

Good luck - and remember: Chicks are not impressed by a guy who puts electrical tape over the light. [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img]

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Re: maintenance reminder light

Gee whiz jerry, pay closer attention. This post refers to a fuel injected YJ, you're referring to the carbed 258.

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