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Engine management light

2004/54 reg Grand /cherokee 2.8 crd diesel,all drives ok,then engine management light comes on,power drops off,switch engine off,wait a minute then restart,engine management icon is extinguished power from engine back to normal,the same fault occurs with no pattern to useage of vehicle

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  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    Hi - I have excactly the same problem - I have taken the car to Jeep - on which they had the car for 4 days - and could not find the fault :( on taking the car back - it occured again - first the feul light, lack of power, then the Management light. Jeeps response: - they're smart cars - they can sort themselves out ??

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check the antifreeze level and if its full you need a thermostat...check the antifreeze first if its low you wont get any heat

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SOURCE: 2002 grand cherokee 2.7 crd cuts out

Ok... using a digital ohmeter (if you don't have a scan tool) check the throttle position sensor, mass air flow sensor and the manifold pressure sensor (MAP). Instructions for testing are too long for me to write them out, but can be found in any decent repair manual. As a last resort, you can swap parts from another known good vehicle (maybe from a friend) this won't damage anything unless you break something during r&r. I'm leaning towards the tps, but on this electronic junk, everything feeds off of everything else and it's easy to get fooled... could even be the crank sensor. Sorry to be so vauge but without being there and driving/testing myself I can't honestly be positive enough for a definite answer. (you did change the fuel filter, right?)

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Check the glow plug rail, Its easy to do, get a thick electric cable and hold it on the positive side of the battery and then onto the Rail connecting the glow plugs, do this for 20-30 seconds and try to start the engine, or better still get a friend to start the engine while you hold the cable on.
Diesel engines work on heat and compression, so if your glow plugs are weak then you wont get the heat needed to create combustion.

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SOURCE: WG Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited workshop service manual.

see if advanced auto, or autozone carrys it

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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Jeep Cherokee diesel 3.0..when applying breaks on stop sigh it switch engine off.


is car grand Cherokee, you left off GRAND?
welcome to USA< forum. the country that does not have this car.
Brakes not breaks. ok?
I BET.
here we go 1 more time.
why?
no YEAR , if newer that 2001 then yOUR ARE NOT USA are you.?
no country stated, is the hard for you, cars are not the same all over the world for many reasons, laws and DEMAND.

this time it mutates to DIESEL, that we dont have that. here.
the engine stalls , get the filters cleaned?
got bad diesel oil in tank or mixed with water or PETROL>?

let me guess, car is not in usa and is 2002 or newer Cherokee
right>? car CODE KJ or KK. or the KL jeep' KL is 2014 up.
why must i guess car, year, and country, why>?
get the car service, like 99.9999% do?
or learn that posting non usa cars top usa forum may be hard.
we dont have books on your car, sorry
the jeep wiki fails to even mention your engine,
2.1,2.5,2.7 and 2.9 liter many

so jumped over to FIAT.
In January 2011, VM Motori launched its brand new engine 3.0L V6 Variable Valve Timing A 630 DOHC With 241 HP

is this your engine, not sold in usa.?
in any Cherokee.
but was used on 2014 grand cherokee.
or is it the
3.0 L Mercedes Benz CRD OM642 V6


if car is in USA> and is GRAND, Cherokee.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeep_Grand_Cherokee

read that, and see what engine you really have,
for I can not guess,which one.
nor year, nor country nor what body car you have,
grand or not grand

Oct 22, 2016 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

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Hello,same as Matt,first my horn didn't work,is it unplugged,then I plug the horn,does not function .unlocks remotely and then the alarm begins to function!unplug quickly..I am French.THANK YOU


posting to USA Forum with a French car.
ok, its a CRD diesel, common rail diesel. we have no books on it here, nor car. my guess near same car as our Liberty
does car drive ok? engine run ok, and all things on car work ok but your listed items?
So the alarm is failing.
So the doors unlock ok, with the key fob, but then the alarm goes off. Id say, it needs help. get car serviced, or at least scanned.
if both key fobs fail, (do you have both, if no OOPS) get it serviced.
so does engine start and run, after unplugging horn.
does it?
if not does it crank over,(start spin over engine>?"
if no , then battery is dead.

Jul 30, 2016 | 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Hi i have a 2003 cherokee jeep when i switch off the engine and wait a few minutes a groaning noise comes from the passenger dashboard


this is a USA forum, and your car is not HERE! a fact !
we dont have 2003 Cherokees here.
Grands yes, not , non grands.
so your car is our.(kinda near) our Liberty
is it gas or diesel.? even saying engine size wins 10 points.
GAS (petrol) answers (wild guessing on my part)
all ways to lose power, in unstated engine,
http://jeepdied.com/Misfire101.html

bogging or misfiring
ever try fresh spark plugs on this puppy.

Jun 13, 2016 | 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 Mercedes CRD will not start


does it start and run for 3 seconds on test fuel

yes, engine ok, EFI bad.

no, bad engine, engine must be good to run.

EFI cant run bad engines..

so compression at spec......????



why beat the EFI to death,

all engines run on test fuel.

with gas engines, takes spark and good engine

on diesel, takes only good engine. simple huh (and some air)



for test fuel try diesel in a spray bottle into the injection port.

google this

or use youtube on test fuel on any diesel car. or truck



this is called basics....... basic basics.

1: good engine, and pumps air ok. (must breath)

2: good fuel.

3: test fuel works now. if not check above.

May 09, 2015 | 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Need new tail lights on crd 2008 Grand Cherokee, where can I buy them? and ship to Icelnad


did you all jeep:?
call them all and ask for international shipping.
they all have email. , all, google for Jeep dealer, click parts, click email.

Dec 16, 2013 | 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Both malfunction indicator light and electronic throttle control warning light is burning after I had my 2006 jeep crd overland serviced. The car is losing power wile driving. What do I need to solve


have the fault codes read and replace the faulty units. Ask the service person if they pressure cleaned the engine as that quite often causes problems with water getting into the connections and shorting out

Apr 07, 2013 | 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

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2001 jeep grand cherokee v8. After i drive straight for 25 mins stop the engine then start it again the check engine light comes on. the engine starts shaking and the oil pressure starts dropping and...


ask a local mechanic to have a look ,must have a sensor problem somewhere but what?? it would need to do it with the mechanic driving it to know for sure whats wrong ,sorry if iam vauge but we only have diesels here a petrol like this isnt worth anything here maybe a 1000 euros if the right dummy comes along but a diesel manual of this year ?' then put another nought on the end

Aug 17, 2010 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Won't start..


First you need to have a diagnostic done before you troubleshoot further,else it will take forever to locate this fault..

Sep 05, 2009 | 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Power Loss


not camshaft sensor get transmission oil checked

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