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Unread 11-21-2010, 10:36 AM   #1
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starting trouble

I have a 1990 Jeep Cherokee and have been haveing trouble with it not wanting to start. Ive replaced the Coil and Ignition Control Modual and seem to have plenty of fuel preasure. it just doesnt seem to have any Spark can someone out there help me? (As an aditional note it has plenty of cranking power as it also has a new battery)


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Unread 11-21-2010, 05:28 PM   #2
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Maybe time for a new battery? You might also have corroded terminals. Try replacing the terminals first and the battery next (if its old).
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Unread 11-22-2010, 12:05 AM   #3
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thanks but the battery is new

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Unread 11-22-2010, 05:00 AM   #4
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Search CPS testing. I would be suspicious of that part failing. For giggles, try unplugging it, spraying out the connector with contact cleaner, and plugging it back in. You might be surprised.
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Unread 02-09-2011, 09:48 PM   #5
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I want to thank those that Have replied to my problem, I have found and fixed the issue.
It turns out that my problem was caused from The sensor that is inside the Distributor replaced the whole distributor because it was showing signs of corossion due to the fact I live on the oregon coast and the salt air was getting to it. So once again ty for the advice, and may others be able to use this thread as help in the future.
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