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Unread 10-12-2013, 11:40 AM   #1
tmacw122
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NEED HELP! Jeep won't start?!

I was driving yesterday and everything was fine it couple of hours later I want to go to the store and it won't start. I thought it was that security alarm so I tried that, I also tried disconnecting the battery a few times and still nothing. All it does is click once every time I go to turn over the engine. I don't know what it could be! Please help!!

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Unread 10-12-2013, 12:04 PM   #2
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Mine did this twice before I pit it in neutral then let it role back a foot or two and it crunk right up
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Unread 10-12-2013, 01:00 PM   #3
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I tried that and still the same thing. It can't be the battery because it's brand new so either ignition/starter or cylinoid? Do you know where those might be?
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Unread 10-12-2013, 01:34 PM   #4
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I'm on my phone s I can't look at profiles to see what you got. What year and model do you have?
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Unread 10-12-2013, 02:05 PM   #5
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1995 jeep grand cherokee limited. I'm trying to take the starter off right now
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Unread 10-12-2013, 07:14 PM   #6
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Whack the starter with a hammer before you remove it...then try it.
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Unread 10-12-2013, 07:36 PM   #7
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Sounds like the starter is beginning to fail, since you say you hear a single click... My '94 had a stubborn NSS, so I had to bump the shifter forward before I tried starting it, but you wouldn't or shouldn't get any click if that was the issue... Smacking the starter with a hammer, as suggested, may do the trick, for now...
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Unread 10-13-2013, 12:39 AM   #8
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Thank you for the input but hitting it didn't do the trick either :/ I'm just going to replace it
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