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post #1 of 2 Old 09-09-2003, 01:57 PM Thread Starter
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96 Limited electrical problem and stalling

I am hoping someone has an idea or solution for my dilema. I have a 96 JGC Ltd 4x4 V8 and my problem is that the vehicle occasionally stalls while driving. This always seems to be precluded by times that I needed constant access (not excessive)to the inside of the vehicle opening and closing doors (camping/ loading up kayaks and gear). These simple events have also lead to draining my battery, which shouldn't be the case with normal use. I know it's not the battery as I have had it tested many times. Does anyone have any idea what could be the problem(s)? Any suggetions would be appreciated.

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post #2 of 2 Old 09-15-2003, 09:48 AM
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What kind of battery are you using. Does it have enough amps to run all the lights on the Jeep for extended periods of time? I find it strange that this situation would have anything to do with a drained battery as once the engine is started the power that the vehicle uses comes from the alternator/voltage regulator system. Have you had those checked out?

My vehicle died recently up in the mountains ($150.00 tow). It turned out to be the cam position sensor (located inside the distributor) and the coil. The sensor was about $40 and the coil $25.

1993 ZJ Limited 5.2 - no mods - Red with Gold (what were they thinking) trim.
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