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Please help, installing factory power locks in 89 MJ

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I've searched this topic and the only things i found were getting 97+ locks/windows to work or just xj/mj power window swaps. Nothing on this type of swap.


I went to pull-a-part this morning and found a few items for my truck. One of these finds came from an 86 Cherokee. It was equipped with crank windows, but factory power locks. I removed everything I thought I would need from the cherokee: Lock actuators, connecting rods, handles/switches, all connected wires. I have pics below of all the components. I thought this would be a simple "plug and play" add on like everything else is with these trucks. When I got home however I found there was not harness to connect the door lock system to the truck. Any help in getting this hooked up would be appreciated.


Pic of passenger side kick panel just showing what we're working with:


Same with driver side:


"New" driver side handle with lock switch:


Passenger side:


Back of lock switch showing 6 pins:


Driver Side Door Connections: (Switch, Actuator, and Speaker)


Pigtail that connected at the kick panel on the cherokee. Red, Green, and Tan wires. I believe the green and tan at this harness were for the driver's rear door actuator. In the background you can see the other side of the speaker harness. One of the black wires from the switch is connected at that harness.


Another view of harness:


Passenger side Door connections: (Switch and actuator) -(left speaker connector out of pic to be able to tell the difference)


Harness that connected at the passenger kick panel on Cherokee. Should be for passenger rear door lock actuator:


Alternate View:


Basically I need to know If i'm missing more wires i need to take from the xj, or if I need to fabricate a connection using what I have. And on a side note this is all one harness. Both sides are connected and the wires ran under the carpet on the xj. And additional information, this in going in the 89 mj with manual locks and windows atm.


Oh, I was able to jump the red wire from the drivers side harness to a connection on the fuse block and was able to test the actuators, would only unlock, no lock. So I may have been headed in the right direction...

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There should have been a cross body harness that runs under the carpet from the passenger side kick panel over the trans hump and to the drivers side kick panel. This would have been where you unplugged the connectors you show in your pictures from. On the driver's side of the cross body harness are the additional plugs that hook it up to your fuse box.


Looks like another trip to the JY :cheers:

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