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Unread 01-12-2014, 02:49 PM   #1
gingerdeth1989
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1994 zj no start

hi there this is my first thread i have a bone stock 1994 zj that is currently not running all it does is crank when this happened the jeep was idling rpms danced a little sank down to zero and quit it restarted a few time then stopped i was able to get it to run a day later for about 10 min and now nothing any help would be greatly appreciated

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Unread 01-12-2014, 03:10 PM   #2
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I would def would start with the fuel pump sounds like a fuel issue to me
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Unread 01-12-2014, 04:18 PM   #3
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i think it migh be the filter but im not sure gonna change it here sone cause it sounds like it wants to start chugs a little and just continues to crank any other suggestions
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Unread 01-12-2014, 04:40 PM   #4
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Sounds good.... Might sound stupid but did u check ur air intake ie: air filter maybe she's not getting enuf air
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Unread 01-12-2014, 04:59 PM   #5
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Clean the throttle body and IAC to start with.

If no change, then go through zeejay's list, one by one, here:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/1.../#post14045654
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Stalling? Work through Zeejay's list
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Unread 01-12-2014, 06:25 PM   #6
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How would i go about cleaning iac and throttle body i e what should i use and what should i avoid
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Unread 01-13-2014, 01:04 PM   #7
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Start with a search on this forum.
But in a nutshell, the quickest ( not the best) way is to remove the IAC using a torx driver, spray the heck out of the hole it came out of with throttle body cleaner, spray the IAC, ( dont try to adjust it), spray the inside of the throttle body by holding the butterfly open and sticking the spray nozzle into every crack and hole you see in there. Replace the IAC, let it sit for 15 min to dry out a bit, then start it. It will run funky for a little bit as the liquid burns off....but it might help your problem.

The BEST way is to remove the throttle body and clean it thoroughly.
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Unread 01-13-2014, 06:19 PM   #8
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Cool thank you i will do it in the morning its dark out now and no garage
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Unread 01-14-2014, 08:05 PM   #9
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Check the fuel pressure at the fuel rail with a fuel pressure gauge.
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Unread 01-19-2014, 12:56 PM   #10
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its the fuel filter bonus figured it out thanks everybody
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