ZJ dies for no apparent reason - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 04-17-2001, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
shill68
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 2
ZJ dies for no apparent reason

Excuse me since I'm a newbie to the Jeep world. I do alot of work on Mitsubishi Eclipse Turbos but none so far on my Jeep. I have a 94 Grand Cherokee 4liter with 115,000 miles in really good shape. My problem is that my ZJ will die repeatedly while driving and then start a few minutes later. The problem is no spark. I've replaced the cap, rotor, wires, plugs and coil. Still dies and then starts minutes later. Any ideas?

-Steve

shill68 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 04-18-2001, 01:55 PM
Clydeglide
Registered User
2004 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Tampa Bay
Posts: 11
Shill,

Good guess is crank angle sensor, not uncommon for that age and mileage. Check before replaceing to ensure that that is the problem. A very good place to start.

Clyde-86 CJ7, 258, .060 over, Mopar EFI, T5, D300, Borla, Centerforce, BDS, SSV's, SS Brakes, Hurst, Superior Axles, H4 lites, AE 15X8, 31's Does it ever end?
Clydeglide is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 04-19-2001, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
shill68
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 2
Clyde,

Thanks. That affirms one of the causes I had come up with after reading my Chiltons. I'll start with that sensor. Thanks
shill68 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Alarm keeps going off for no reason! Help? chromedisguise ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 19 06-08-2016 05:41 PM
95 ZJ starts and then dies or almost dies??!! UnderTheWooDd ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 2 07-26-2009 09:24 PM
Brakes don't like me for some reason... dcvance87 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 9 04-24-2009 09:12 AM
Rough Idle / Dies when changing gears / Dies in low RPM's only MFS_WJ ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 3 09-02-2007 02:18 PM
Another reason not to buy one... Texas ZJ1 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 6 04-21-2004 10:27 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome