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Jeep sat for 3 weeks in florida heat then went to start it and caranks but won't turn over. changed rotor and cap and coil does exactly same thing. also tried dry gas and put some high test in, but still same problem . would 3 weeks sitting gum up gas sysyem. if so,now what

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Sounds like you haven't done any testing yet. First isolate the problem to fuel or spark then begin to narrow it down from there. If you spray carb cleaner into the throttle body while you are cranking the engine, does it start? Have you checked for spark?

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You say it cranks but won't turn over they are the same thing,but no 3 weeks would not gum up the fuel,but the florida heat could knock out the electronics.

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