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My jeep will be running fine then all of a sudden it is starving for gas. I have to keep flooring the gas pedal to keep it going.

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Hi,

This could be caused by so many things...ranging from Ignition and/or fuel, exhaust, Bad Throttle Position Sensor, Oxygen sensor, catalytic converter, clogged injectors...the list goes on.

As your vehicle's engine & emission systems are monitored by your onboard diagnostic computer, I strongly recommend you take your vehicle to the nearest Jeep Service dealership, to have the computer scanned for fault codes.

This won't take long to do, and your vehicle's computer will identify the faulty system and/or components immediately.

NB: do not waste money by taking it to your local mechanic, as they may not have the appropriate scanning equipment for correct diagnosis. Scanning will take less than 30mins to do.

Hope this helps...

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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