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Starts then dies

I can start my jeep in the morning it will run about 5-10 min then die i'll try to start it but it will sit there turn but not start and sometimes it will start but not always. it has been dieing alot lately

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  • marysmith Oct 09, 2008

    I have had a re-occuring problem with my 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. It happens in all kinds of weather. Morning, afternoon, doesn't matter. I had all kinds of things replaced. Nothing worked. I finally had the fuel injectors cleaned, and bought this goo out gas additive. That is the only thing that has made a difference. I quit using the goo out, and the problem came back. So, I just buy bottles of this goo out and add it every time I buy gas, and it dosen't happen much anymore. It is some additive that says it cleans the inside of the engine. Hope this works for some people out there.

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Hi the condition you describe sounds like it could be the ecu s coolant temp sensor which is common but the second lady discribes something a little different if fuel injector additive you put in the tank clears the problem the it re-occurs then you would need to flush the fuel tank and change the fuel filter refill and then put the injector additive in to clear the lines and injectors and if you run your tank low then the pump picks all the **** up off the bottom of your tank don,t run the vechicle low on gas why i would check the sensor first is after 10-15 mins is when the sensors kick in yates210456

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