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post #1 of 3 Old 08-13-2010, 01:22 AM Thread Starter
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Did fixing one problem cause another?

I just replaced the EVAP system in an 02 TJ that I recently acquired. When smoke tested, the entire system looked like a fog machine, so I had to replace everything. Anywho, the check engine light is no longer glaring at me, but now my poor TJ takes a few tries to start up. The starter will turn the engine over, but it rarely fires up on the first try and sometimes takes 5 or 6 turns of the key to get going.

Has anybody had this problem? What might I want to check? I don't know if the EVAP and starting issues are directly related but it would be quite a coincidence for the second problem to appear right after the first one was fixed.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-13-2010, 08:34 PM
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Cycle the key (without engaging the starter) several times and see if it starts, if so then you have a fuel issue with the check valve in the fuel pump assy in the tank or you may have a leaking injector.
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post #3 of 3 Old 08-13-2010, 11:46 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah, that fired it up. Looks like I might have to check/replace that fuel pump. Thanks.
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