2000 Jeep Cherokee, when you accelerate the car it shorts out, kills the battery and stalls the vehicle

Asked by Jan 20, 2017 at 07:21 PM about the 2000 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4-Door RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The mechanic shop replaced the trans module and the main computer and it
still the same dies and kills the battery and everything dies.

2 Answers


I would be looking for a break in the main electrical harness, try the wiggle test with the engine running on the harness when you get to a spot where it stumbles or dies that the place to cut it open and separate out the wiring.


I would check the motor mounts and the transmission mount to see if they are broken. If the motor is shifting around it could cause a short.

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