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post #1 of 7 Old 06-27-2013, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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2004 Grand cherokee stalling

90k miles

Just recently it shut off while stopped while in drive stopped at a light. today it started stalling at a light pulling away, didnt shut off though.

it also doesnt down shift as it should. you really need to press the pedal down.


sound like the tps?

new plugs and no vacuum leaks.

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-28-2013, 07:48 AM Thread Starter
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BUMP, FOR the 1000 mile trip next wed
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post #3 of 7 Old 06-28-2013, 03:14 PM
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I had this EXACT same problem a couple years ago......If you have a 4.0 I-6, carefully check the fuel injector wiring harness; follow it from the front of the valve cover to the rear of the engine....There is a cylinder head stud/bolt at the very back of the engine (drivers side behind valve cover) this stud/bolt threads rubs through the harness, short circuits the wires and causes rough idle, bucking, misfires, hesitation and stalling. The symptoms sometimes begin after the engine is hot or has been running on the highway for awhile, and often come and go...It will take more than just a quick visual inspection....If the harness is resting upon this stud (or near it for that matter), if you don't allready have this problem eventually you will. I repaired the wire, wrapped the entire in harness in nylon loom, and put piece of vacuum hose over that stud...problems solved...

below is link to a picture from Swifty, scroll down a bit you'll see what I'm talking about:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...issue-1488591/
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post #4 of 7 Old 06-28-2013, 04:47 PM
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Mine had the same issues. It turned out to be the inexpensive but PITA to install, Crank Position Sensor.



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90k miles

Just recently it shut off while stopped while in drive stopped at a light. today it started stalling at a light pulling away, didnt shut off though.

it also doesnt down shift as it should. you really need to press the pedal down.


sound like the tps?

new plugs and no vacuum leaks.
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post #5 of 7 Old 06-28-2013, 10:32 PM
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Mine had the same issues. It turned out to be the inexpensive but PITA to install, Crank Position Sensor.
Man... this is the second thread I have found tonight that appears to be the CKP. Anyway, I agree... and it's not that bad if you go through the floorboard/firewall.

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post #6 of 7 Old 06-29-2013, 12:48 AM
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crankshaft position sensor, fixed mine and no issues since very long time ! haha
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post #7 of 7 Old 06-29-2013, 12:51 AM
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I'm having the same problem (thread "Jeep Shutting Off")

'04 black Jeep Grand Cherokee special edition
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