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04 TJ Sport / 5.3LS / RS5000X / 3.73
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Definitely do a complete fluid swap, check for wiring issues (mice like wires for some reason), belts, hoses, filters, etc. Anytime I purchase a "new to me" vehicle, I change oil and have transmission fluid checked/tested, and or changed...just so I know. On the ole 2.5 (that is what I have in mine...pushing 168,xxx miles), a freshen up, new plugs, wires, etc wouldn't hurt it or the bank...
This, Brake system and check for leaks after you get it running. Seals and gaskets have a habit of leaking after sitting dry for years.

Keep an eye on the engine temp too, the thermostat may have gone bad after not cycling after so many years.
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