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Unread 02-04-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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anybody had problems with their jeeps when it sits for a day or two ?

Anybody have weird problems.when they have their jeeps sit for a day or two?

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Unread 02-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #2
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Weird how?
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Unread 02-04-2012, 07:57 PM   #3
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Like???
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:03 PM   #4
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When mine used to sit for awhile. All the fuel would drain back to the tank and it would take a minute to get it started while yelling at it and pumping the crap out of the pedal. Weird? or Just annoying
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:06 PM   #5
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Mine gets lonely
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:06 PM   #6
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Mine does the same thing.
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:11 PM   #7
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Are you using an electric fuel pump? You may need a check valve.
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:15 PM   #8
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I just said it Did that as something it did when it sat for awhile. As the OP asked for weird things that happen when jeep sat. Not anymore as it doesn't do anything right now, My jeep needs more than a check valve.
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Unread 02-04-2012, 08:18 PM   #9
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Mine seems to sit for weeks, months it seems...only problem I've experienced is the tires going flat, so I put it up on jack stands
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