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Stalls while driving

We replaced the plugs in our 2001 Grand Cherokee. Ever since it will stall when you put on the brakes.

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  • jodiehayes_1 Sep 20, 2008

    Its seems when I am braking that it idles a bit high or something and then it loses all power and dies. It usually will start back up, but it did not want to start the last time it died.

  • jodiehayes_1 Sep 22, 2008

    My son says it seems to idle high and then loses all power and dies. We did not reset the computer when we did the tune-up. Could this be causing the problem? How do we reset the computer?

  • jodiehayes_1 Sep 22, 2008

    It doesn't come up with any codes. It just says done. Maybe I did it wrong, but that is all it says.

  • Steven Brock May 11, 2010

    Honestly, I don't know what the problem is off hand. I can tell you what to check though. Did you gap your spark plugs? Are you SURE your put the correct wires on the correct plugs? Make sure the wires aren't up agianst your exhaust and that they are securely on the plugs and coil. When you removed the wires, was there one that was stuck on really bad and was tough to get off?

  • Steven Brock May 11, 2010

    dose there seem to be a loss of power? a rough idling or while accelarator problem?

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Check the vacumm hose to the brake booster. it might have a leak causing a slight increase in idle and a kill prob when brakes ar applied. good luck

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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    Jimmy Sep 22, 2008

    check the codes. key on key off three times give me the codes

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    Jimmy Sep 22, 2008

    ok reset the computer disconect the bat positive. wait 3 minutes then reconect. you might wan to replace the iac "idle air controler" its on the side of the intake. they often go bad. bad battery conections cause the computer to go into relearn everytime it starts. could take up to 20 miles of stop and go traffic to relearn........... let me know what happens

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