It could be any of a number of reasons. Such as: You are out of freon. Your compressor doesn't work. Really the only thing your light being on is telling you is that the fuse isn't blown. And your heater has nothing but the blower motor and duct work in common with the air conditioner. I would suggest a good mechanic or a Haynes or Chiltons Manual if you are mechanically enclined. Good luck. Jeeps are notorious for the AC going out more than likely your heater core box is full of debris and the fore you have to go to the dealer ship and they cahrge you $850 to clean it then they tell you how you need a new condenser and that is another $850 this has happend 2X to me my suggestion is get rid of it additional info: there are a number of posts on Wiki concerning AC problems with Jeep GC's. My experience is that you probably are having a problem with a clogged drain tube leaving the evaporator box. This is assuming that your freon system is fully charged. I would have a reputable AC tech check the freon first and then turn my attention to the drain. The previous answer is correct about the debris in the evaporator box and it is a result of extremely poor engineering on the part of Jeep. Keep looking on line and you will find out more.
Of course, you have to be sure that the compressor is working, the system is charged and things are getting cold. A simple check of the refrigerant lines going into the firewall with your hand will give you an indication of whether the system is cooling or not. If the lines are cold, your problem may be with the blend door or re-circ door. The blend door diverts some or all of the air flow through the heater core. When this door breaks, you lose control over the air flow and can see problems with both heat and AC. Usually the broken blend doors fall to the bottom of the heater box on the GC and block heat. However, it is not uncommon for the doors to fall crooked and kill the AC function also. The re-circ door is also susceptible to failure. This door chooses between external and internal air going into the system. When it fails, you are contstantly pulling hot, outside air into the system, greatly reducing AC efficiency. Both of these fail modes are common. Check the HeaterTreater listings on Ebay for more diagnostic information and an inexpensive fix for the problem
The air conditioner or heater continually runs.
If your heater is a heat pump , then yes.
No, the XJ Cherokee does not have the same heater box as a WJ Grand Cherokee.
where is engine block heater on 2000 jeep grand cherokee 6 cylinder engine?
Yes, a remote control is included with the LG 7000 / 3850 BTU Air Conditioner / Heater.
If the heater does not work, check: -heater fuses and/or any heater relays -heater control head -heater blower motor resistor
it could be the heater is leaking!
There are several things that can cause heater problems in your 1998 Jeep Grain Cherokee. The most common cause of heater problems is low fluid in your cooling system.
Do you live in an area that you need your heater?
check the fuse or the ground on the heater
heater vent will not readjust to any position
The heater core is inside the hvac housing behind the dash.
its called a heat pump
Check main breakers.
Of course, set the heater/air conditioner temperature control to cold.
The car has a new radiator and the air conditioner was serviced last year
You either have a bad a/c heater controller or a bad or weak a/c heater blend door..........
that's on the firewall under the hood, its for the heater/air conditioner.
the air conditioner and heater are two separate things.(not connected) ;) it may have a fuse. or the it could just be bad.
No, it is not required. You can remove it and splice the heater hoses together.