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2008 wrangler went thru deep puddle and It won't run now.

2008 wrangler unlimited went off roading and sped through deep puddles. At the last puddle, the engine quit. It almost started at one point but it fired a little and stopped. There was water that made it to the air filter, but I don't think that is the issue because I did remove a sparkplug and it dry.

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  • langlais3 Nov 30, 2008

    the engine turns fine but I am not getting a spark. I used an xrtra spark plug on a wire that I pooled off one of the cylinders. I pulled 3 of the 6 plugs so far and they are dry. I will check the other 3 but I wonder if I knock a sensor out or somethiung. the fuel pump charges the lines when I turn the key. last night I was able to get it to almost start, but it wouldn't respond to gas pedal, stumbeled and stopped.

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I had the same problem but my jeep didnt stop running u might wanna check the throttle position sensor on the back of your intake manifold

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Check all the cylinders....if water made it to the air filter thee is a good chance it made it to the intake...water in even one cylinder can keep it from running....does it turn over at all???

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  • Russell Bailey Nov 30, 2008

    if you are sure you have fuel pressure and no spark it almost has to be either the coil or the computer...if you have spark and fuel and no start make sure you dont have water in the fuel

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