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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee : Replaced Water Pump and Drive Belt now Jeep won't start?

Jeep is turning over but not firing not sure what's wrong. When the Jeep overheated it won't start after wards. Now we have replace the Water Pump which was trashed and drive belt, fan clutch still good, new radiator 4 months ago and now the Jeep is turning over but not starting? Any suggestions would help Please I am lost and frustrated..............

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  • lafcooper651 Nov 03, 2008

    No I didn't replace the timing belt, we sorta got it started but I think a head gasket is blown? The Radiator hose is swelling like a balloon, really not sure what is going on?

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I have a 93 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L V8 and my water pump failed on me. I replaced it, and it cranks, but it won't start.

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When you replaced the Water Pump, did you replace the Timing Belt? Any time you replace a Water Pump you have to replace the timing belt because it stretches out. If you did not then most likely your Engine is out of time and there for will not start, but it will turn over. hope this helps, good luck.

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  • hemi_60 Nov 04, 2008

    check your coolant, is there oil floating around in it? if so, it most definitely is a head gasket. as for the radiator hose, swelling does also indicate a blown head gasket. if i were you id take it to a shop, unless your planning on fixing it yourself, and have them take a look.

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