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Unread 07-17-2002, 10:24 AM   #1
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90 Yj Wrangler IGNITION AND ENGINE PROBLEMS

HI ALL, THE PROBLEM I'M HAVING WITH MY JEEP IS THAT WHEN THE JEEP GETS WARMED UP, I'M GETTING READY TO DRIVE DOWN THE ORAD IT STARTS TO SPUTTER AND THE THE ENGINE DIES, ITS A 2.5 LITER, I WAS THINKING IT MIGHT BE THE FUEL PUMP OR SOMETHING WITH THE IGNITION, CAN ANY OF YOU HELP ME PLEASE???
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Unread 07-17-2002, 11:04 AM   #2
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Fuel Filter

Try replacing the fuel filter(s).
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Unread 07-17-2002, 11:23 AM   #3
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I did that when I changed the oil, oil filter and spark plugs and wires. which was 2 months ago
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Unread 07-17-2002, 02:58 PM   #4
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dies

does this seem to happen only after the vehicle is warmed up and does it crank right back up or just try to crank and die?
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Unread 07-18-2002, 09:13 AM   #5
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it does die once it is warmed up, but you turn the key off and then back on to start it and it will take a couple of tries before it cranks over
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Unread 07-18-2002, 11:01 AM   #6
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iT COULD BE THAT YOUR FUEL PUMP IS NOT ABLE TO HOLD PRESSURE.
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Unread 07-18-2002, 04:37 PM   #7
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HOW DO I GO ABOUT CHECKING IT??? DO I HAVE TO TAKE IT TO A SHOP TO GET IT TESTED? BEING THAT I'M STATIONED IN ENGLAND IT WOULD BE HARD TO FIND A SHOP THAT DEALS WITH U.S. CARS, EXSPECIALLY JEEPS.
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Unread 07-19-2002, 07:58 AM   #8
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Any local shop SHOULD be able to check your fuel pressure. Yours does have a carburator, correct? The reason I ask is that there is an ignition module near the water bottle that has been known to go bad. If this is the case the ignition model has 2 part numbers, 1 has superseded but is still available at some dealership, the part is the same for a 2.5 or 4.2L. p/n 4883922aa is 105.00 and p/n 53005079 is 96.00. it is an expensive part to just try out and I don't know the availability of it for you.
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Unread 07-19-2002, 09:19 AM   #9
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THANKS I WILL TAKE IT TO A LOCAL SHOP, IT DOESN'T HAVE A CARB ITS FUEL INJECTED, WOULD THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
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