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Unread 04-22-2013, 08:09 AM   #1
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96 straight six just dies randomely help

Jeep just dies randomely.after few minutes will restart.I have replaced so far,plugs and plug wires,flywheel position sensor,and dist cap.anyone else have this problem?Is something shutting down the fuel rail?any help is appreciated.

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Unread 04-22-2013, 08:13 AM   #2
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I read a lot of guys have trouble with their PCM connection. Have a buddy wiggle and firmly hold the connection while you try turning it over.
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Unread 04-22-2013, 09:37 AM   #3
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Read through all of this thread and it's links, your problem is in there somewhere,

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/1...talls-1407423/
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Unread 04-22-2013, 10:28 AM   #4
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I'm having the same problem with my 1993 straight 6
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Unread 04-22-2013, 05:30 PM   #5
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check your fuel pump and iac. my wife's 97 was doin this. i cleaned it(torx bolts to get it off) and no problems since. it is common and are easy to do.
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Unread 05-07-2013, 06:42 AM   #6
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what do you mean by iac.I have since replaced the distributer as well.still shutting down randomely.
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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:02 AM   #7
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IAC= Idle air control motor, a cylindrical shaped device mounted on the side of the throttle body. If you haven't already read the link above on things to do and check I'd suggest doing that before throwing more money at your Jeep.

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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:46 AM   #8
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just scanned the link.will get back after going through the dirty dozen
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Unread 05-08-2013, 03:57 PM   #9
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the iac is easy and only cost you a can of cleaner(and possibly torx screws if you are like me and drop them)
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Unread 05-08-2013, 04:01 PM   #10
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ok after replacing dist. now the engine is missing not shutting down.Have code cam or crank missing is my dist.off a tooth?
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