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post #1 of 4 Old 04-02-2014, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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TJ a no go please help

I have a 98 TJ 2.5L 5 speed that will not run doesn't even fire. Before it would fire up and run until warm then lose all power till it stalls out completely. I have changed the cam sensor and tried 3 crank sensor as well as the PCM throttle position sensor MAP sensor as well as many other parts and still no luck I've seen in places that on the 5 speeds the Cam sensor doesn't use the paper gasket? It has kicked a code saying that its not reading the Crank sensor which is why I've tried three now also is most recently kicking a code saying the Ignition/ Distribution speed is high thank you for you're time and help

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-02-2014, 11:12 AM
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Check all of the ground wires. I would remove them and clean them. Also check for continuity from the crankshaft position sensor to the PCM. The wiring could be corroded or broken.
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-02-2014, 11:15 AM
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Could also be the coil.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-02-2014, 11:53 AM
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If you are getting a crank sensor error, check the harness as well. Could have a wire rubbed through.

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