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Fuel gauge and ampmeter are bouncing while my 03 rubicon is…

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Fuel gauge and ampmeter...

Fuel gauge and ampmeter are bouncing while my 03 rubicon is off

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Yes it has turned into a gas hog but it starts fine

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '03 Jeep?

Tj rubicon

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your TJ yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes im fixing it myself. ive checked all the wiring and grounds so far

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It all started when I hooked a ground up for my off road lights

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Jeep
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Jeep Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.This is most likely an internal failure in the instrument cluster itself. If the problem started when altering an existing ground or wiring then that may be significant, but if you simply added a lone ground for the lights that isn't connected to anything else then that shouldn't be a factor.

Can you explain exactly what was done with the light wiring?

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