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Unread 05-28-2009, 05:51 AM   #1
BrickyPete
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Engine Occasionally Stalling When Idling

Hi all;

Just wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction. I have recently purchased a 1997 Jeep Cherokee, turbo diesel. It has only done 100,000kms but has a poor service history. My problem is, when idling at lights, traveling around a corner, or just at low revs (900-1000), for example, the jeep mis-fires and cuts out(stalls). It can often go weeks without stalling and is very random.

I have taken it to a local Jeep dealer to be tested and they can find no fault electrically. They suggested it to be a dirty fuel pump. My suspicion, however, is that it IS electrical...

Does anyone have any insight into what could possibly be going wrong?

Cheers.
Pete.

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Unread 05-28-2009, 06:01 AM   #2
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Well, you could check the fuel pump's ground connection.

How's the compression? (Actually, I don't know how you would test that without spark plug holes...)

Checked your fuel filter?
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Unread 04-29-2012, 02:28 PM   #3
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Did you ever find out what was wrong with it ?
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