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1998 jeep cherokee no power to ignition coil

1998 jeep cherokee 4.0 litre auto 4x4 . cranks over no start checked no power to ignition coil

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    ran one day next day crank no start

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Ignition coil getting too hot and increasing the resistance to the point the car will not start, Pour water over the coil to cool it and the engine will start.


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Chk. ignition switch, and fuses.

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