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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee will not start or idle unless accelerator is depressed. Sometimes this occurs even after the engine temperature has come up to normal state. This has only started since the outside temperaute has gotten cold <35 F. Thoughts?

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Two0 items to check...manifold air temp sender, coolant sensor and idle air control valve (may need cleaning. OK that's three...I lied.
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