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Jeep cherokee 2005 wont turn over, auto & wont come out of park,

Just driven 45 miles, stopped & left car for 5 mins. locked & alarmed. when came back got in turned key, all dashboard lights came on, oil & engine remain lit would not turn over & auto gear lever wouldn't come out of park, even button on gear stick would not depress. tried 10 times over hour awaiting RAC. Tried 10 mins before they arrived & same as before, RAC arrived got in & started straight away. Drove home & did same thing when I parked on drive. any ideas please?

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    neil Nov 26, 2013

    SOLUTION Hi, Thanks for the suggestion but since the first breakdown, I called RAC home start out who advised to get a new battery as only giving a starter charge of 300 instead of the 600 it should be. This didn't solve the problem! (but probably needed replacing). Called out RAC again & as before they turned up & it started straight away. I drove home & when parked it would not start again. Called out home start again & this time it did not start! GR8 this time we could find the problem! Turns out the ignition fuse (Relay) was not getting a live feed. Bridged the wire from a fuse with a live feed & now starts 1st time every time! now just need auto electrician to trace faulty wire & repair.

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Sorry, but it is recommended to go to a service and make a diagnose. Seems that the automatic transmission has a fault.

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    Joita Constantin Nov 27, 2013

    I'm glad you solved the issue. Next time be more explicit when you describe the problem in order to receive the appropiate solution.

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You likely have it repaired by now but it sounds like a classic case of oxidized battery or cable connection (sometimes mis-diagnosed as bad battery but cured with new (clean) battery)

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