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Unread 07-29-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Jeep wont start, click, or turn over.

I've had this problem before where my Jeep wouldn't start. I drive a '93 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Everything turns on. Lights etc. the fuel pump pumps in the on position. But. When I go to start it it does nothing. The battery is good and I brought a screw driver to the starter and it sparks. What could the issue be and what should I check?

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Unread 07-29-2013, 06:39 PM   #2
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I would pull the starter. If you jumped the solenoid and it did nothing then something in it has gone south.

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Unread 07-29-2013, 08:55 PM   #3
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I would pull the starter. If you jumped the solenoid and it did nothing then something in it has gone south.

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Thanks mate. My uncle said the same thing. I'm gonna get a starter tomorrow and throw it in there. Hopefully that's it so I don't have to spend more money.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 07:09 AM   #4
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Try putting in neutral and start...if it starts while in neutral it's a bad neutral Safty switch on trans linkage
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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:14 AM   #5
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Yep, put her in neutral and wiggle the shifter as you try to start.

You got sparks with the screwdriver, but did the starter turn or not ?
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Unread 07-30-2013, 12:12 PM   #6
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Just got it started gents/ladies, I don't know you people personally. The problem was corrosion on all the negative grounds. I got the starter tested and it was strong. I brushed all the negative grounds and made them nice and shiny and now it starts better than it did before. Thanks for the help. I will definitely remember your opinions in the future if I ever have this issue again.
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