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1998 Cherokee Sport 2.5 mpi engine cuts out

I have just bought the vehicle and have found that when making a sharp left turn at speed the engine cuts out momentarily and the "check gauges" light illuminates on the dash.The engine does not normally have to be restarted but picks up again after a second or two .The fuel tank is reading between 1/4 and 1/2 full. It only occurs turning left - -
Anybody experienced a similiar problem. -- Suspect it to be a fuel pick up problem but why only when turning sharp left??. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • flossyat25 Dec 06, 2008

    I agree that under normal circumstances turning a vehicle should have no effect on the fuel system but I am absolutely sure it is not a transmission problem, and anyway since it is 10 years old how would it still be under warranty.Don't get your aircraft reference --- don't they turn l?? Anyway thanks for taking time to respond .

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YOU SAID YOU HAVE RECENTLY BOUGHT THE VEHICLE,SO I ASSUMED IT TO BE NEW .THAT IS WHY I SAID "IT WILL STILL BE IN WARRANTY".

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A vehicle turning should have no effect on the fuel system .remember it is not an aircraft.i suspect it to be a differential problem.have it checked since it will still be in guarantee/warranty.

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