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MY jeep take a long time to start and once its started you have to rev the engine to keep the car running and once you turn it off it wont turn back on.

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Because you are doing repair at home, will not mean that the necessary tests don't need to be done. You can do many of the component tests a shop does using a digital multi-meter. You will need a chiltons, haynes, or other manual to guide you through the testing. When you find a part that you feel has failed, google the part name and you can learn how it relates to the system as well as common symptoms.
You may note I haven't told you what to replace. I won't...Only because without testing, I'd be guessing. Guessing can get very expensive very fast and will not help you unless it's a happy accident!!!
I don't guess while doing a repair and won't tell you to do that either. If you have a question about anything you find, just ask! Likely you won't give my answer a good rating...but later on you will learn why I answered this way! The systems are complex and symptoms can mimic others and only good tests can give you the correct answers!!!
Good Luck

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