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Turns over all gauge lights on but dosent want to start

Someone said to check fuses for the fuel pump?need to know what i should do first

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  • cbdesigns2 May 08, 2009

    I have the same problem My '07 cherokee will turn over but won't start. Had a mechanic check the problem said it was the ECM. Got one from a junkyard from the same year and model jeep. The jeep it came off of was running at the time it was just rusted out. Took the old one off and installed the newer one. still wont Start. Any ideas? Was running fine before, has gas in it. Fuel pump Maybe? CPS(cranshaft position snesor?) please help

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I would replace the Fuel Filter first and see where you are at.

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Chek fuses for fuel pump. If all is well then you need to make sure there is power to pump. If there is power to the pump, then you only have one other option and that is to replace the pump.

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