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J_clemons1855 03-11-2013 02:09 PM

My jeep wont start
 
It starts the first time, for the day, but every time I turn it off it won't start and takes about an hour or two until it starts back up. Just put a brand new starter and battery in it about 8 months ago too.

USAXJ 03-13-2013 06:48 PM

Automatic tranny? If so then I'd say neutral safety switch? Mine was doing that too. If your reverse lights aren't working then I'd recommend rebuilding or adjusting it. Really need more information to give you more accurate advice.

J_clemons1855 03-13-2013 07:00 PM

Yea it's an automatic grand Cherokee limited, V8. The reverse lights work fine. Any idea?

USAXJ 03-13-2013 08:10 PM

Does it only happen on short trips like to the convenience store?

J_clemons1855 03-14-2013 04:48 PM

Yes pretty much

J_clemons1855 03-14-2013 04:50 PM

Yes pretty much.

USAXJ 03-14-2013 05:28 PM

I'd look at the nss. Can you wiggle the shifter and hold the key? I'm only hammering the nss because that's exactly what mine was doing. It could just need an adjustment.

Cuesoccer24 05-24-2013 01:04 PM

Does it take a little while for your check engine light to come on?

metalcaleb 05-26-2013 04:42 PM

i had this issue in my 1994 zj, 4.0 automatic. I would turn the key 'on', and it wouldn't turn over until the check engine light came on. Replaced my computer and the issue went away.


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