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1998 jeep grand cherokee will not idle. I have to keep my foot in the gas or it will stall.

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SOURCE: rough idle stalls at low rpm's

check your transmission fluid,the motor will stall when fluid is low

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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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.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: wont stay runing

try pulling the plug out on the idle air control valve then start it if thats not it try the map then the idle control

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 jeep grand cherokee, choking, pulling then stalled,

Check:
- Fresh Air Intake Hose: Clogged or Damaged FreshAir Intake Hose.
- Carburetor: Worn, Faulty or Damaged Carburetor.
- Mass Air Flow Sensor: Damaged, Loose, or Faulty Mass Air Flow Sensor or Circuit.
- EGR Valve: EGR Valve Sticking Open/Leaking.
- Idle Air Control Valve: IAC Valve Sticking or Faulty.

Good luck.

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Keeps stalling, engine

P0505 means the whole Idle Control system, not only the IAM. Check all related sensors (i.e. crankshaft sensor). Check with a voltmeter direct at the connector of the IAM if you get any signal. Remove the IAM from the TB, connect him, let someone switch your ignition key to ON. The IAM need to drive in/out for a short time to find the right position. Hold the IAM near a hard part, that they cant drive out completely! If IAM works fine, check the fuel pressure, check and clean your TB ( if not done yet). If that doesn't work, come back again please

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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Stalling 1998 grand cherokee


stalls are complex. over 50 ways to stall any gas engine.
first is not doing a tuneup.
then.
1: lost 12vdc power to EFI system (dash goes dead)
2: lost engine compression
3: lost spark
4: bad fueling. (too much or too little can stall any engine)

early 4L engine has EGR and it can stall any engine.
and on all 4L, he ISC loves to stick.
so the #1 test, is , can you save the stall, with a fast right foot.
no one ever answers this.... sadly.

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Jeep 2002 grand cherokee dies unless i keep foot on the gas...


The idle relearn needs reset. Keep your foot on the gas at about 900 rpm. Make it idle for about 5-6 minutes. Slowly ease up on the gas until it will idle on it's own, it might take a while. After you get it to idle, it might be idling real low, but on its own, Let it sit and idle until for 20 minutes. After that it should be back to normal. You will have to do this every time you have the battery unhooked for a while.

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OK...clean out the throttle body with carb cleaner and remove idle air valve from next to the tps...don't turn the plunger when cleaning and don't loose "o" ring seal. That may help.

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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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try pulling the plug out on the idle air control valve then start it if thats not it try the map then the idle control

Dec 13, 2008 | 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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