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The engine just dies when idling then will not restart. Then all of sudden starts again. You can turn off and start 10 times in a row after that but I know it will stall out some time in the future.

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Its you Crank Shaft Position Sensor.

My jeep would run the goin about 40-50 mph all of the sudden just shuts off. then wait few minute 3-10 minutes it will start again.

The crankshaft position sensor is near the passenger side on top of the bell housing of the tranmission! Its a bit of a trick to get to, took me about 2 hours alone, probably can do it faster with a good mechanic, the part cost about 45-80$ depends on where you go.

Change that And it'll run FINE!

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CK YOUR CRANCK SENSOR MAKE SURE IT'S THE RITE YR AND TYPE FOR YOUR JEEP. THEIR IS A DIFFERNCE FOR A SEQ OR BATCH FIRED SYSTEMS!!!

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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