This page is currently under construction - posted early to help someone diagnose a bad ground problem.

Engine Bay schematic showing major electrical ground points for 4.0L Jeep Cherokee engines.



Note 1 - The Throttle Position Sensor is VERY sensitive to poor grounds and the connector to the TPS often gets oxidized by moisture infiltration. On RENIX (Non-HO) 4.0L engines especially... you should check your TPS ground wire for leakage / high-resistance and if necessary install a jumper ground wire direct from the TPS side of the connector direct to the firewall ground.


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Revised on: February 7th, 2007









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