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Jeep gets gas but wont start

Gets gas no fire. i tried changing the coil. still no fire. i took a screw driver to see and am certin that there is no fire comming from the coil. HELP. this is driving me crazy.

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  • ty3_14159391 Mar 08, 2009

    i have now changed the coil, the crank sensor, and have a pickup orderd for tomorow. this is starting to get expensive. can you help.



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Check fuses in power distribution center and any labeled pcm, ecm etc under dash. Make sure any relays are functioning (power in power out) Check crank sensor and cam sensor as well as ignition control module (if you have one, it's next to the coil). Most of this stuff can be tested with a decent volt/ohm meter (instructions for testing can be found in most half decent manuals). I'm assuming a 4.0 engine but suggestions apply to just about any system. Make sure battery is fully charged and engine and body have good clean ground connections.If you have a scan tool available, do scan before other testing. (i'd swear I answered this one already!!!)

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I am ty3.14159. i am the one that posted this problom. after changin out the cam sencer, coil, and a few other things i finly changed the pickup. this solved my problom. thanks for you help.

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