How to Fix the ABS Light for a 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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How to Fix the ABS Light for a 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Grand Cherokee is a luxurious SUV produced by Jeep. (jeep rouge 2 image by Jerome Dancette from

Jeep is known for producing off road SUVs with two doors, however the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a more luxurious off road SUV, produced with five doors. The 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee is produced with an anti-lock braking system, also known as ABS brakes. When the anti-lock braking system light or ABS light turns on at the Grand Cherokee's dashboard, an OBD II scan tool is needed to turn it off. You can purchase an OBD II scan tool from most auto parts shops.

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  • OBD II scan tool

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  1. 1

    Park the Grand Cherokee on level ground.

    How to Fix the ABS Light for a 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Securely park the Jeep before resetting the ABS light. (extreme off-road image by krysek from
  2. 2

    Go inside the Grand Cherokee and turn on the ignition.

  3. 3

    Connect the OBD II scan tool with the Grand Cherokee's diagnostic port, at the left portion of the vehicle's dashboard.

  4. 4

    Use the scroll keys found on the OBD II scan tool to choose the term "Delete Codes" on the OBD II's screen. The ABS light will now turn off.

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