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Jeep stalls and check gages light goes on

I turn my 1996 jeep on and when i release my foot off from the gas pedal the car stalls and the "check gages" light goes on.

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Have you checked O2 Sensors???

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SOURCE: Fuse for 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Gages (Gas, TAC, Speed etc..)

Well it seems that a leak has shorted out some of the circuits. This may be able to be resolved if nothing has suffered permanent damage, but that will have to be diagnosed by a professional with access to the Jeep. For now, disconnect the battery keep the Jeep in a dry place so the moisture can dissipate.  Use a hair drier or fan to help speed up the drying process.  While this is going on, you will have to search for the source of the leak and get it fixed, the most common area for leaks is around the windshield.  If no permanent damage has been caused, and the moisture is all dried up then you may be ok.  

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SOURCE: 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Stalls when put in gear V8

Replace the throttle postioning sensor, and mass air flow sensor

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SOURCE: wont hold idle will start with foot depressing gas pedal will run with foot on gas but stalls when foot removed

Check and clean Idle air control valve. Make sure its responding to signal as well. Also make sure ther are no vacuum hoses disconnected. This may not be a "cure" but it's a good place to start.

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SOURCE: 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Died while driving home

check the fuel pump fuse/relay, could be just bad enough to cause an intermittent start/no start. and check fuel pressure,spark and the crank position sensor.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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It sounds like the idle air control valve (IAC) may be stuck with carbon build up. You can ether remove the IAC, or if your lazy like i am, buy two cans of Throttle body cleaner. Just follow the instruction on the can and pay attention to the IAC, try to spray the Throttle body cleaner hose towards the IAC. DO NOT USE CARB CLEANER, it's too corrosive to the gaskets used on throttle body's. If your going to remove the IACThe idle air control valve is located on the back of the throttle body. It has an oval electrical connector and two torx screws holding it in. Unplug the connector, remove the two screws then lightly tap the body with a soft faced mallet to loosen it from the body. Once you have it out and prior to installing a new valve clean the seat inside the throttle body where the idle control fits. This must be very clean! Installation is in the reverse order. Btw, to save some cash, pull the valve out and clean it, this usually fixes the problem for quite a while. Look for crushed / cut, just any signs of damage to the wire harness to your IAC. After you have cleaned the IAC and still have the problem, you may have a bad IAC and needs to be replaced. Good luck and hope this helps. 

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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