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My 97 jeep Cherokee (xj) manual transmission won't turn off.

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My 97 jeep Cherokee...

My 97 jeep Cherokee (xj) manual transmission won't turn off. I do test for ignition switch and it is working. all gauges turn off when I switch it off just the engine keep running.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?

No it is fine just some times first gear not coming on its position

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

Yes, I do check all fuse and relays also I try to remove auto shutdown relay then the engine stop.

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

Nothing that set

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the ignition switch is truly ok then you have to have a wiring issue. The powertrain control module has to still be receiving power on the ignition switch feed circuit if the engine continues to run with the key off.

What was done to test the ignition switch?

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