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Unread 10-12-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
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1990 XJ will not start

I pulled my 1990 XJ into the shop to change the water pump and now that im finished it will not crank? im new to jeeps and was wondering if anyone knew any common problems that could cause this... i have recently replaced the ignition system and fuel system so i do not think these are problems.. possibly the NSS will check that next but if anyone has any input it would be appreciated.. if not i will be getting out the chiltons to go through the wire schematics im almost sure its and electrical issue

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Unread 10-13-2012, 07:35 AM   #2
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Won't crank over with the starter or cranks over but doesn't start?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:49 AM   #3
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Reconnect the battery
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Unread 10-15-2012, 07:05 AM   #4
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Wouldn't crank...i found out it is the nss..does anyone know if it can be jumped out..our has anyone else done it?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 07:11 AM   #5
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I do beleive you can you just wont have reverse lights
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Unread 10-15-2012, 11:14 AM   #6
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Google Jeep Cherokee NSS rebuild.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 11:51 AM   #7
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Much obliged for the info sir I'm gonna try the rebuild this week sometime
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Unread 10-15-2012, 07:06 PM   #8
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that confounded nss is on there good i soaked it in aerokroil and hopefully it will start to slide off next time i try and pull it off
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Unread 10-16-2012, 04:17 AM   #9
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Hm, I didn't have any trouble getting mine off at all. It's a really easy job once you do though just for some encouragement.
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Unread 10-20-2012, 09:28 AM   #10
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Well I broke mine but snaged another from the scrap yard.. and the repair wich is just cleaning and fresh contact grease was a breeze
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