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Hard start 199o jeep cherokee takes a minute to turn over and when it does it will idle for 1-2 seconds then die

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  • ekimissmart Jan 04, 2009

    after i replaced the battery, alternator, starter, spark plugs, spark plug wires and the distributer cap i still had the problem so i replaced the fuel filter and it fixed the problem

  • ekimissmart Jan 04, 2009

    thanxs for your imput on my problem it helped out alot and fixed my problem

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Check fuel system... filter, pump (do you hear it running) pump relay, Pressure test at fuel rail for pressure retention, running pressure etc, regulator operation. Also make sure IAC valve is clean., EGR valve is operational. With the limited info you have posted, there is a list a mile long of stuff that can cause your problem. Do basic checks such as making sure vacuum hoses are connected & intact & that ign system is functioning properly.
After you have better info, perhaps I can help!!!

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