PARKSENSE UNAVAILABLE WIPE OFF REAR SENSORS

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Anyone having any issues with the Parksense coming up with this message?
“PARKSENSE UNAVAILABLE WIPE OFF REAR SENSORS”

Was having issues with the factory rear bumper installed and still have error with Smittybuilt rear bumper installed.

Thoughts??
 
Funny I have just developed that same message recently and haven’t figured out why either.
You have Tazor installed? Mine started shortly after installing it.
 
Funny I have just developed that same message recently and haven’t figured out why either.
You have Tazor installed? Mine started shortly after installing it.
No on the Tazer.
Mine was doing this since I picked up in April🤷🏻
 
No on the Tazer.
Mine was doing this since I picked up in April🤷🏻
Got it.
Below is what I found in Mopar manual….. I’ve tried cleaning sensors but still have warning.

PARKSENSE UNAVAILABLE WIPE REAR SENSORS” appears in the instrument cluster display make sure the outer surface and the underside of the rear fascia/bumper is clean and clear of snow, ice, mud, dirt or other obstruction and then cycle the ignition. If the message continues to appear, see an authorized dealer.
 
Got it.
Below is what I found in Mopar manual….. I’ve tried cleaning sensors but still have warning.

PARKSENSE UNAVAILABLE WIPE REAR SENSORS” appears in the instrument cluster display make sure the outer surface and the underside of the rear fascia/bumper is clean and clear of snow, ice, mud, dirt or other obstruction and then cycle the ignition. If the message continues to appear, see an authorized dealer.
Saw that…they couldn’t be any cleaner 😆
I’m wondering if any of this may tie into the bigger tires mounted in back?
 
When you take your top off you have to unplug the rear harness and water hose. I get that message only when my top is off. Maybe check that connection. Also check the harness behind the driver side rear tire that connects the bumper electronics, that has to be unplugged to pull your factory bumper off.
 
The harness for the top powers the top, nothing else.

If everything is clean… it sounds like a bad sensor, a pinched wire, or one of the sensors is seriously out of alignment, post bumper swap. Check the sensors on the bumper and make sure they aren’t obstructed and are not pointing at the ground. IIRC, the power harness is behind the driver’s rear inner-fender liner… check it, too.

Another possibility is your cross-path detection. Those sensors are in your rear taillight assemblies… but shouldn’t require any directional adjustments.

If everything checks out, take it to your dealer and have them test the sensors.

Good luck 👍🏻 🤞
 
I just picked up my 392XR a week ago and started getting this same message on the second day of ownership at random times. It happens multiple times a day, and will randomly appear and disappear.

My Jeep is totally stock, and the sensors couldn’t have been cleaner — at first I thought perhaps they left the plastic covers on them (like the LCD display sheath) from transit, but alas they don’t.

Anyone confirm what the root-cause is?
 
I just picked up my 392XR a week ago and started getting this same message on the second day of ownership at random times. It happens multiple times a day, and will randomly appear and disappear.

My Jeep is totally stock, and the sensors couldn’t have been cleaner — at first I thought perhaps they left the plastic covers on them (like the LCD display sheath) from transit, but alas they don’t.

Anyone confirm what the root-cause is?
Start with making sure all fuses are seated well. The harness plug for the rear bumper is on the drivers side just behind the rear tire in the well. Make sure it’s locked in and all the wires are pushed all the way in. I would try and push them all in individually on both sides of the plug.
 
Started after installing the 35” spare.
I also noticed it more in winter, with initial start up and believe it’s picking up on the dense, condensation. Once warmed up, it doesn’t happen as often. Here recently, it has happened less in warmer weather.
 
I thought I might be the only one with this problem, the way it is intermittent is driving me crazy
 
Had that on my PW a few weeks after buying it, IIRC there was a service bulletin and the dealer flashed it, issue never returned.
 
I had this issue for weeks. I took degreaser to the sensors/caps finally. Exterior wipe down without removing anything. Cleared the message on the next start up. I had wiped them down a few times prior but didn’t put in enough elbow grease I guess.
 
Anyone having any issues with the Parksense coming up with this message?
“PARKSENSE UNAVAILABLE WIPE OFF REAR SENSORS”

Was having issues with the factory rear bumper installed and still have error with Smittybuilt rear bumper installed.

Thoughts??
resurrecting an old thread but I now have this issue - any update?
 
I had the issue with my 35” tire using the factory tire carrier. I installed the MP concepts knockoff version of the Mopar tire carrier and tailgate reinforcement and the sensors work great now.
 

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I had the issue with my 35” tire using the factory tire carrier. I installed the MP concepts knockoff version of the Mopar tire carrier and tailgate reinforcement and the sensors work great now.
Weird for sure. Did it say to wipe them or service them when it came to your warning message?
 
Weird for sure. Did it say to wipe them or service them when it came to your warning message?
Yes they beeped like crazy in reverse. An error message popped up and they would eventually disable themselves and tell me to clean them. I’ve also heard the if you have a TPMS sensor in the spare and it’s close to the backup sensors it can cause them to act haywire. I don’t know if this is also a possible issue for sure, but when I mounted my spare back I turned it 180 degrees from how I had it before as well. Long story short I haven’t had a backup sensor issue since.
 
Yes they beeped like crazy in reverse. An error message popped up and they would eventually disable themselves and tell me to clean them. I’ve also heard the if you have a TPMS sensor in the spare and it’s close to the backup sensors it can cause them to act haywire. I don’t know if this is also a possible issue for sure, but when I mounted my spare back I turned it 180 degrees from how I had it before as well. Long story short I haven’t had a backup sensor issue since.
Mine aren’t beeping at all. I just get this error message after the jeeps been on for 5-10 seconds (see attached). The tpms I’ve heard could interfere but the spare is mounted so the tpms is as far as it can be from the bumper. I thought it might be the tazer so I unmarried it - no dice there either. If I unplug a sensor I get a different error message saying to service the park sense system so I can tell the car is reading the sensors. I’m stumped.
 

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