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Jeep starts hard.

I have a 1998 Jeep cherokee 4.0 it starts hard. Usually starts up in the morning first try, once it gets warm it takes 2 or 3 trys before it will start. It was at the local shop and they said it is losing fuel pressure it must be electrical and gave it back to me. Also if it runs for to long time at an idle it will just shut down and wont start back up for at least 1 min, it has to cool or something. Any ideas?

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Sounds like the fuel pump is going bad. There is an anti-drainback valve inside which may have failed.
Have a more competent shop check it out. (or , just repalce pump)

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