Question about Cars & Trucks
Been in shop several times for same problem. Backfires/shuts off in traffic/hard to start/engine light constantly on.Cam sensor replaced,ignition cleaned,distributor replaced,muffler replaced. Problem unresolved.Continues to get worse.Smell of gasoline and fumes permegates entire inside /outside vehicle.What can cause this problem and why can't the mechanics find it and repair it?
02 sensors , replace , clean MAF , New TPS. Injector cleaner , check Fuel Pressure Valve and vacuum .
Posted on Jan 22, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
since its a 1997 your jeep has EFI, electronic fuel injection. The most probable reason for your troubles would be the injectors or a problem with the computer controling them, not allowing enough gas to be pushed into the cylinder causing stalling or lack of power, also too much gas iin the cylinder can lead to back firing and stalling. This would also explain the reason it takes so long to start back up some times, all the excess gas in the cylinder is flooding the motor and u have to wait till the gas disipates till the engine will turn over.
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
check for leaks in exhaust ahead of converter, check cap and rotor for tracking between contacts, code check for fuel and other faults.
Posted on Apr 26, 2009
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