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SERVICE INDICATOR & WARNING LIGHTS

1988 Jeep Cherokee

1984-92 MAINTENANCE

AMC/Jeep/Eagle Service Indicator & Warning Lights

Jeep; Cherokee, Wagoneer

SERVICE INDICATOR & WARNING LIGHTS

BRAKE WARNING LIGHT

If the light stays on when the parking brake is off, it indicates a possible brake system fluid leak or low pressure level.

LOCK INDICATOR LIGHT (1984-87)

Indicates that Selec-Trac transfer case is in part time 4WD (high or low range).

FULL TIME 4WD INDICATOR LIGHT

Indicates that Selec-Trac transfer case is in full-time 4WD (4x4 FULL TIME).

PART TIME 4WD INDICATOR LIGHT

Indicates that Selec-Trac transfer case is in part time 4WD (4x4 PART TIME or 4 LO) or that Command-Trac transfer case is in 4WD (4H or 4L).

WATER IN FUEL LIGHT (TURBO DIESEL)

Indicates water has collected in the fuel filter and should be drained immediately.

DIESEL WAIT LIGHT (TURBO DIESEL)

Illuminates during glow plugs warm-up cycle.

LOW FUEL WARNING LIGHT

Glows when approximately 2 gals. (7.6L) remain in fuel tank.

EMISSION MAINTENANCE INDICATOR LIGHT

Illuminates at approximately 82,500 miles to indicate scheduled maintenance (or recommended maintenance on California vehicles). Light will remain on until system is serviced and light is reset.

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

If this light illuminates and remains on while driving, it indicates a potential engine control problem that needs service.

CHECK ANTI-LOCK LIGHT

Illuminates to indicate a self-check is in process at vehicle start up. If light remains on after start-up or comes on and stays on

at road speeds, it may indicate that the ABS system has detected a malfunction or has become inoperative. The system reverts to standard non-anit-lock brakes. If both Red BRAKE light and Amber CHECK ANTI-LOCK light are on, have vehicle serviced immediately.




1. Multifunction Stalk: Turn Signals, Wiper/Washer, High Beam, Cruise Control 2 Tilt Steering Column Control

  1. Instrument Cluster

  2. Hazard Warning Flasher Switch

  3. Automatic Transmission Mode Selection Switch

  4. Rear Window Wiper/Washer Control

  5. Side Window Defogger

  6. Gear Shift Lever

  7. Rear Seat Heater Outlet

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: Instrument Panel Interior Controls

Courtesy of Chrysler Motors.


  1. Power Remote Outside Mirror Control

  2. Transfer Case Shift Lever

  3. Rear Window Defogger/Defroster Switch

  4. Fuse Panel

  5. FogLamp Switch
    15 Headlight Switch


  1. Side Window Defogger

  2. Parking Brake

  3. Climate Controls




  1. Security (1991-92)

  2. Seat Bell Warning Light (1991-92)

17 CHECK ENGINE Warning Light (1991-92)

  1. Upshift Indicator Light (1991-92)

  2. CHECK ANTI-LOCK (1991-92)

  3. Low Windshield Washer Fluid
    Warning Light

1. BRAKE & Brake Fluid Pressure Warning Light 2 Upshift Indicator Light (1984-90)

Part Time 4WD Indicator Light (1991-92) 8 A|ternator Warning Light/Voltmeter

3. Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge/Warning Light g Tnp odometer Ffeset Knob
j F"elGa"9e 10. Trip Odometer

  1. Headlights High Beam Indicator Speedometer

  2. Speedometer 12. Low Fuel Warning Light

7. Oil Pressure Gauge/Warning Light

13. Lock Indicator Light (1984-90)

Emission Maintenance Indicator Light (1991-92)

14. Full Time 4WD Indicator Light

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Fig. 2: Dash Gauges & Warning Lights (Gasoline Engines) Courtesy of Chrysler Motors.

  1. Turbo Boost

  2. Water in Fuel

  3. Diesel Wait

  4. Alternator Warning Light

  5. Engine Oil Pressure Gauge

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Fig. 3: Dash Gauges & Warning Lights (Turbo-Diesel Engines) Courtesy of Chrysler Motors.