Question about 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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This may sound crazy but....

I have a 93 limited and have paid 3 different people to fix this jeep. Had tune up, new fuel filter & pump, and just recently the alarm system bypassed! Everytime I drive away it runs fine till I'm down the street and it starts to act up again! It feels like it's going to run out of gas..it bucks, backfires, and spudders! I pull over, hit the gas tank a couple of times, and then it runs like a charm for about a mile then does it all over again! Please help..I can't afford to spend anymore $$ on this jeep! Any ideas or help would be appreciated!

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  • mickey4me29 Mar 09, 2009

    So I should take it back to the guy who put the fuel pump in and have him check the connection? Or is this another part I'll have to buy? Sorry, don't mean to sound stupid but I have no idea what's going on with this jeep and don't want to be taken advantage of! Thanks!
    Chrissy


  • mickey4me29 Mar 09, 2009

    Thanks! Actually I guess I should have taken it to a shop! Just trying to save $$ These were guys that were recommended to me who do this stuff on the side! I will take it back and see if they will check it out! Thanks again

  • mickey4me29 Mar 22, 2009

    Took it to another shop, and ended up the first guy never put a new pump in it! Had to replace the pump & filter for over $500 bucks!!!!

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    sounds like a poor connection at the fuel tank connector to the pump, drop the fuel tank and have it checked,

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I would say the connector may have an issue, either it is not locked into the tank connector or the connector terminals are loose or corroded, also u didn't say if the just the electric pump was replaced or the entire fuel pump module which comes pre wired. By all means I would take it back and have them look at it, they should do this for free is they are not a fly by night shop.

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    yadayada Mar 10, 2009

    good luck, be insistent but nice.

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