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Why is my 1997 cherokee v6 turning over but will not start

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  • pcgshop Sep 11, 2009

    Thank you for the follow-up. I have narrowed it down to the security system i think. I have no spark and my red light on the dash does not blink when i set the alarm like it use to. horn sounds but no blink. When i turn the key to on the gas empty light comes on (i do have plenty of gas) and about 20 seconds later the red light for my security system comes on and stays on. This 97 model does not use the special key with the sensor in it. any ideas? thanks much.

  • wozerd3 May 11, 2010

    Which engine? Many many possible reasons. Fist-- is it getting spark? Is it getting fuel? It can have both present but the spark is at the wrong time or there is not enough or, too much fuel. Not enough info for a helpful answer. I recommend a technician-- at least to find the cause.

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    got spark? got fuel? anything before it happened? do anything/check anything at all yet?

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Try checking the coil and all of the fusable links if this doesnt work try replacing the ignition module

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