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post #1 of 8 Old 08-17-2002, 06:05 PM Thread Starter
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When my 95 Jeep Cherokee Sport gets hot it shuts off. It will start back up when it cools down to 100, otherwise it will just crank. The mechanics don't know whats wrong with it or how to fix it. I was wondering if anyone knew what is wrong with it or how to fix it?


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post #2 of 8 Old 08-17-2002, 08:32 PM
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how hot is it getting before it shuts off?
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post #3 of 8 Old 08-17-2002, 09:35 PM
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ccheck out the "IAC ?" post they seem to decribe your symptoms exactly
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post #4 of 8 Old 08-17-2002, 09:36 PM
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sorry I didn't realize that was your post
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post #5 of 8 Old 08-18-2002, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
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it gets to about 215 or 220 around there and then its like you just ran out of gas. the pedal will stop working and the engine will turn off?
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post #6 of 8 Old 08-18-2002, 12:08 PM
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Ok you say the pedal stops working, I assume you mean it just doesn't do anything when you step on it, it still moves normally though right? Do a visual check of your exhaust system anywhere the fuel lines and tank are near it, make sure its not leaking or routed improperly and heating up your fuel.
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post #7 of 8 Old 08-19-2002, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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when i mean the pedal doesn't work i mean its like i am pushing it with the ignition off. It will putt a couple times then it will die.
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post #8 of 8 Old 08-19-2002, 10:55 AM
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possibly catalytic converter, but sounds like ignition problems, possibly the coil under the hood is getting too hot ?! or something is arcing somewhere at the hear for some reason

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