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2003 Grand cherokee w/160,000 miles. It keeps dieing when you slow down or stop, now it;s starting to hesitate when driving at normal speeds. We changed the fuel filter-no change. It starts back up immediately after dieing. Should my next step be fuel pump, or do these indications say something else ?

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Well, I would check the fuel pressure at the injector rail with a gauge before I replace the pump assembly.
It could be a throttle position sensor or something else, but a faulty sensor should also turn the check engine light on.
It might be a dirty throttle body too.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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If it runs at highway speeds then I doubt it's fuel filter. I'd check the operation of the idle speed motor. Here's a link to a diagram so you'll know what to look for & what to do. just scroll down to your engine (fig# 2 ) & click on small picture to expand it.
http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c1528007f93f

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maybe check for a bad relay controlling the fuel pump

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