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Lately after drive from work (45 to 60 minutes) or stuck in traffic for 10 to 15 minutes, you are idling down and the jeep dies will not start again. When you wait 30 minutes it starts rite up. Tune up changing cap rotor wire's??

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  • jamming51 Jun 26, 2009

    does this have to replace by a mech or can someone change their own sensor?? I do have a check engine light will have it check. thanks for info emissionwiz and thundergod.

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The very 1st thing u do is have the system tested for trouble codes, the most common cause of this problem is the crank sensor.

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Most often this is related to parts that react to heat...coil, crank sensor etc. Have a code scan done and you may find something. Or, when in no-start, check individual parts with a volt/ohm meter.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Jun 26, 2009

    Anyone can replace anything with some tools and a bit of persistence and knowledge...but don't change random parts without testing or it can get really expensive really fast and unless you are lucky, will fix nothing.

  • Richard Scordino Jun 26, 2009

    Don't forget to rate answers...That's all we get out of this!!! Good luck!

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