Stop start in battery protection mode

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Good to know that the worthless, expensive abomination shuts itself off rather than shutting the Jeep down when it fails.
Joe, if only that were true. As designed from the factory the ESS battery must have power or your JL won't cold crank. https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/why-the-3-6l-v6-jl-jumpstarts-are-the-way-they-are/

There are workarounds.

This is one of @Jebiruph's links. https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/fo...olidated-information.25377/page-3#post-654156

He'd most responsible for identifying how this worsk and how to get around this reliance on the ESS battery.

 

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Joe, if only that were true. As designed from the factory the ESS battery must have power or your JL won't cold crank. https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/why-the-3-6l-v6-jl-jumpstarts-are-the-way-they-are/

There are workarounds.

This is one of @Jebiruph's links. https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/fo...olidated-information.25377/page-3#post-654156

He'd most responsible for identifying how this worsk and how to get around this reliance on the ESS battery.

I have this warning every road trip over an hour I take, often times wheeling just off the freeway and it has never been an issue starting the jeep thus far. Knock on wood, skull not the the other wood,
 

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I have this warning every road trip over an hour I take, often times wheeling just off the freeway and it has never been an issue starting the jeep thus far. Knock on wood, skull not the the other wood,
Perhaps Martin your (assuming 3.6L) JL has adequate ESS/Aux battery power to crank, just not enough to meet the threshold for your JL to allow you to enter into an ESS start stop event when your foot is on the brake and in Drive (automatic) when all other conditions (e.g. warm engine) have been met for an ESS even to take place.

I'd have the JL's ESS battery looked at and consider placing the vehicle on a trickle charger when it is as rest to see if this condition goes away. You can place the charger's leads on the main battery. Both batteries are connected in parallel when the 3.6L is parked so both batteries will feel the effects of the charger.
 

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Perhaps Martin your (assuming 3.6L) JL has adequate ESS/Aux battery power to crank, just not enough to meet the threshold for your JL to allow you to enter into an ESS start stop event when your foot is on the brake and in Drive (automatic) when all other conditions (e.g. warm engine) have been met for an ESS even to take place.

I'd have the JL's ESS battery looked at and consider placing the vehicle on a trickle charger when it is as rest to see if this condition goes away. You can place the charger's leads on the main battery. Both batteries are connected in parallel when the 3.6L is parked so both batteries will feel the effects of the charger.
It seems like some emissions BS, on the freeway with right foot to the floor the voltage hovers at 12.7, them goes up to 14v when i coast. Trickle charging makes no difference, tried it at least 6 times prior to road trips.
 

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Mine went into battery protection mode yesterday. I left it on the trickle charger overnight and it seems to be fine today. I'll keep an eye on it and report back.
After a few days, it's still working normally. If you hit this problem, try giving the battery a good charge and see if it goes away.
 

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After a few days, it's still working normally. If you hit this problem, try giving the battery a good charge and see if it goes away.
Since picking my 2019 JLU up it has had a battery problem. If it remained parked, in the shop or CoolToys.TV studio for more than 3 days it was dead.

The dealer rep said that leaving it unlocked left a computer running which drains the battery. He also suggested a battery maintainer. It was pretty good until…..

After shooting the Sahara v Rubicon video, I was headed home and making a left. At the light the ESS worked as normal and the engine stopped. As the light changed and I made the left, it started, lurched forward and the main screen displayed « throttle body error » for about 10 seconds. It would only got 3 MPH causing me to block traffic.

A few seconds later the dash displayed « protection mode » « low voltage » and the engine started operating normally

1 mile later it died in my driveway. I put it on the big battery charger that read 6.1 volts. After an overnight deep cycle charge I was able to drive it to the dealer.

The dealer now says it is either the « alarm or one of three media modules ». They have had it for 27 days as of today.

I’ll update when I get it back, any updates on your end appreciated

 

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