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Unread 02-26-2009, 10:57 PM   #1
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4.0 Acting weird

so i have this problem a couple times now...i went to crank the jeep today and thought it was cranked and let off of the key and it died....went to recrank it and i have to hold the pedal to keep it running.....well i held it for bout 5min letting it idle up and backed up then it died when i hit the brake....made it to where i was goin and it idled fine.....went to leave and it was real rough sounding and jumpin around.....any suggestions would be greatly appriciated

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Unread 02-26-2009, 11:09 PM   #2
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Throttle position sensor maybe
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Unread 02-27-2009, 01:26 AM   #3
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any cheak engine light or codes?
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Unread 02-27-2009, 03:11 AM   #4
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Sticky/dirty IAC.
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Unread 02-27-2009, 11:58 AM   #5
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wheres the IAC located at? im waitin on my tax return to do a full tune-up on this motor......does anybody run the Livewire wires......i ran them on my old chevy i had and liked them just didnt know about there jeep stuff.....www.performancedistributors.com
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Unread 02-27-2009, 12:35 PM   #6
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Its located on the throttle body held in by two bolts, it has an electrical connection running to it.
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Unread 02-27-2009, 12:45 PM   #7
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Search the forum for IAC Cleaning. Lots of good write ups, and it's really simple.
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Unread 02-27-2009, 01:59 PM   #8
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Sounds pretty much like it could also be a bad battery. Might be worth charging it then getting it tested - it's also what the FSM states to do when trying to sort out any electrically related problem.
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