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No power to the engin, crank no start - 1998 Jeep Cherokee

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  • joevb123 Jul 20, 2009

    yes i left the key on killed the battery then charged it, now have no power to coile, distributer,fuelrail all that stuff, checked fuses they are good. i think i killed the ECU

  • surfteerex May 11, 2010

    so it turns over but just doesnt start?

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Battery flat, ignition broken?

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