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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Reader Question: I have 1997 Jeep Wrangler. While driving the CHECK GAUGES light comes on and the Alternator gauge goes off. Restarting the engine fixes it.

Is there a way to tell if it is the gauge or the alternator that is a problem?

Thanks for your time.


Howdy Dave,

I would definitely test the output of the alternator first. I would assume the alternator has the problem not the gauge. You might want to find an alternator rebuilding shop in your area and let them do an electrical test on the vehicle and if you have an alternator problem let them overhaul your alternator to save some money.

Austin Davis

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