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post #1 of 8 Old 01-29-2007, 09:48 PM Thread Starter
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it just died?????

I'm just crusin through out local spot on my way to nice crick crossing when my jeep just dies?? So the fun begins. I check to see if my fuel pump is kickin on and it is. So i move to the ignition system. I pull a plug and ground it out will still hooked to a wire and crank it....and no spark. I check to make sure everything is connectd and such. I have no ideas as to what it coulb be?????? could it be my coil?? or rotor or what??

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I'm just crusin through out local spot on my way to nice crick crossing when my jeep just dies?? So the fun begins. I check to see if my fuel pump is kickin on and it is. So i move to the ignition system. I pull a plug and ground it out will still hooked to a wire and crank it....and no spark. I check to make sure everything is connectd and such. I have no ideas as to what it coulb be?????? could it be my coil?? or rotor or what??

How's your battery??? Mine did this in December. I was just going down a road and at a stop light it just died. I couldn't get it to do anything. Changed the battery and haven't had a problem since.

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Did I ever mention that I hate ignition coils? I had about five or six die in less than 4 years...


I would place a bet on that.


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post #4 of 8 Old 01-30-2007, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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How's your battery??? Mine did this in December. I was just going down a road and at a stop light it just died. I couldn't get it to do anything. Changed the battery and haven't had a problem since.
I had my friends jumper cable just hookd to it while i tried starting and it cranks over like a champ but just doesnt start so i dont know
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1- You could pull the distributor cap and make sure that the rotor has not melted (I have seen this once)
2- Then I would test the resistances of the coil.
3- If coil is good then I would replace the crankshaft position sensor.

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1- You could pull the distributor cap and make sure that the rotor has not melted (I have seen this once)
2- Then I would test the resistances of the coil.
3- If coil is good then I would replace the crankshaft position sensor.
Rotor is fine that was the firs tthing i checkd to make sure. as for the other 2 im was going to check the coil today and then if its bad replace it then if its good ill check option 3.
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could it be due to a bad alternator??
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I do not think that the alt is your problem.

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