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96 jeep cherokee. Cranks but wont start.

Power to the ECU but nothing from it. Have been told could be either ECU or Crank angle sensor. is there a way to check which or is it likely to be 1 more than other. Grateful for any help. Cheers Mike

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Though control units do fail, the most common failure is the crank sensor (on the bellhousing, drivers side, just where its a real pain to reach) There should be no continuity between b&c terminals when checked with ohmeter (connector should be marked on harness plug)

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