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Unread 08-13-2009, 09:53 PM   #1
drob951
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went wheeling last night swamped it up to the head lights got it out ran fine started it up the next day got on the highway and when i got off it started to break up and cut out when i stop completly my oil pressure drops down one line not sure what it is?

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Unread 08-13-2009, 10:00 PM   #2
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Make sure you do not have any water in your engine..

I would drain the oil as a start and make sure there is nothing foreign in there.
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Unread 08-13-2009, 11:15 PM   #3
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ok if its clean then where do i start next? spark plugs
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Unread 08-13-2009, 11:54 PM   #4
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try clean the inside of the distributor cap... it may have water on the inside.
Maybe you smashed the exhaust... check under the jeep
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Unread 08-14-2009, 12:30 AM   #5
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i had mine under water half way up the air cleaner, then i got stuck that deep, luckily, my cheap ebay intake came unattached to the pipe near the throttle body. Thank god...literally. been runnin fine ever since. lol
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Unread 08-14-2009, 02:11 AM   #6
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drained the oil a little black but ok and as far as the exhaust goes its only from the cat back will change plugs tomorrow and look at dist. cap any other ideas let me know thanks
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