Question about 1990 Jeep Comanche

Open Question

View of undercarriage of 1990 jeep wrangler - 1990 Jeep Comanche

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
bigc73542
  • 108 Answers

SOURCE: Jeep Wrangler 6 cyl. idles up and down

Have your oxygen sensor checked, one of the symptoms of a faulty oxygen is an up and down idle.

Posted on May 04, 2009

Ad
  • 6982 Answers

SOURCE: missing factory throttle linkages on 1990 YJ jeep. Need Diagram

Go to any scrapyard and you can get the entire setup for next to nothing...and you can see how it's hooked up!!!

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

MNfisherman
  • 11896 Answers

SOURCE: is there a way to adjust a clutch on a 1990 jeep

On the clutch cable, you will see an adjustment nut, Turn right to tighten and left to loosen.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

  • 6982 Answers

SOURCE: caster adjustment for 1990 jeep yj wrangler

caster is adjusted at the rear of the lower control arms. Camber is fixed and cannot be adjusted by normal means (though special off-set ball joints are available to do that) Toe in is adjusted by turning the sleeves in or out on the tie rod ends. None of this should be done at home though crude adjustments can be made in order to get the front end reasonably straight. Adjustments are made on an alignment machine that allows precise adjustments to all you mentioned as well as front/rear tracking.

Posted on Mar 12, 2010

ZJLimited
  • 17970 Answers

SOURCE: 1990 Jeep wrangler no start

Are you check fault codes there? First check, no crank or no start condition is an easy thing to diagnose. Beyond the battery stuff, you need to know if power is at the starter solenoid, and being switched to the starter motor with the key in the crank position. Rrequires two people and a test light. If power goes to the starter motor, and no crank, then starter is bad. If no power there, then there's issues with wiring, fuses, ignition switch, clutch switch and so on.

Remember the basics for no start issues. An engine needs three things to run normal:
1) Compression
2) Fuel
3) Spark

At some point, your not getting one of those three things. First, isolate the problem. Will it crank over? If not, probably battery or connections, or locked up starter, etc...

It will crank but not start - very common. Crank it over for a few seconds and pull one spark plug, is it wet with gas? If no, then your not getting fuel. If yes, your not getting spark. Test for spark with the plug out, if no spark, focus on the electrical systems. If there is spark, focus on the fuel system. This narrows your troubleshooting by 50% to not waist time.

Based on spark or no spark, you should be able to continue troubleshooting each system. For no spark, check coil, check wires, check ignition, check grounds, test each component, check for wore wires sparking on the block before it hits the plug, change plugs, change distributor cap and rotor, etc... Somewhere, there will be a breakdown in the system.

For no fuel, check your fuel pump (does it growl when you hit the key to on?), fuel filters, power to the injectors, fuel lines, etc...

In the rare case that you do have spark, and you still have a wet spark plug, there is most likely water in the fuel system or your plugs are fouled and should be replaced.

Just the basics I can think of off the top of my head... Most of the no start issues I encounter are either an old battery that will not keep a charge anymore (usually older than five years) or loose cables. Loose cables and dirty terminal connections make up about 90% of the problems with starting. ALWAYS check those first, pull 'em off the battery and clean with sandpaper or a wire brush to ruff 'em up really good. Same inside the terminal connector then lock 'em down.

You need to do a little investigating. Run it for a while to get the engine warmed up, then shut it off somewhere that you have some test equipment and help available. Make sure it won't start, then spray a little starting fluid into the air intake while a helpe tries to start the engine. If it starts briefly you know that there is a problem with fuel delivery and you can start checking out the filter, fuel pump, relays and electrical circuits that feed the fuel pump. Remember that even NEW fuel pumpscan have a problem so don't rule out that one.

If it WON'T start with the help of starting fluid, pull a sparkplug wire and connect it to a spare sparkplug. Set the spare sparkplug with the wire attached on a metal part of the engine and have your helper try to start it again. If you don't have a nice, strong spark, you know there is a problem in the ignition somewhere. If there isn't a spark, check the coil input. Connect one end of a volt meter to ground and the other end to the coil input. One side of the coil input should have constant voltage, the other side should be intermittent while the engine is cranked by your helper. If you're getting voltage TO the coil and intermittent voltage on the other side, but no spark, you probably have a bad coil that fails when it gets hot.

Good luck.

Posted on May 29, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hello i just purchased a 1990 Jeep wrangler and would like to do a tune up myself, i dont have an owners manual to lead me through it.


A tuneup is easy to do, You don,t need a manual, My 3 year old niece could tune up a vehicle with no help,

Nov 28, 2012 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

I'm looking for a general repair book for a 1990 Jeep Wrangler


Go to your local auto parts store, you may have to go to more than one. Haynes make several very good manuals for Jeeps, make sure you get the one for the wrangler. It should run you somewhere in the area of $25.

Jun 14, 2010 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

1990 Wrangler: I have a 1990 yj with the 4.2, my question for eve...


Most 90 wranglers from 89 to 95 have an ax15 5 speed transmission in them. The 4 cylinders had an ax5 transmission.

May 17, 2010 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

Missing factory throttle linkages on 1990 YJ jeep. Need Diagram


Go to any scrapyard and you can get the entire setup for next to nothing...and you can see how it's hooked up!!!

Jul 07, 2009 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

What type of transmission do i have?


Your Wrangler is a YJ and the model is an "S". A Wrangler manufactured in 1987 through 1995 are all YJ's and then from 1997 through 2006 are all TJ's. The new Wrangler models are dubbed JK's.

Feb 22, 2009 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

1 Answer

1990 Jeep Wrangler Problem:


1990 Jeep Wrangler. Driving with lights on for 10 - 15 minutes. First the dash lights go out followed by the headlight and tail lights. If you pull the dimmer switch back (like you would to flash your brights at someone) the head lights will come on and as long as you continue to pull back on the dimmer switch the head lights will stay on bright.

Sep 30, 2008 | 1990 Jeep Wrangler

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Jeep Comanche Logo

Related Topics:

28 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jeep Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Kevin Daniels

Level 3 Expert

1455 Answers

Are you a Jeep Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...