Question about Jeep Cherokee

1 Answer

I have a 95 jeep cherokee sport. 4.0. Runs good. Every now and then wont start. New dist cap, wires, plugs. once running runs fine. sometime you crank a while wont fire. wait try again and it starts up. problem happens when cold. Please help

Posted by on

  • cheap repair Sep 28, 2010

    crank position sensor is best bet

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,926 Answers

It may be the hall effect switch that is located inside the distributor (under the cap and rotor).

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When the outside temp is below 30 degrees my 1994 jeep grand cherokee 4.0 will not start


lots of guesses. sure.. common here.
first would be a real tuneup , using the 60,000 mile list. for sure.
filters and spark parts. (my guess is you did)
1994 is a great year, all 93+ jeeps are good from 93 to now.
I presume this is USA car, and you scan it and there are no
DTC errors.????
seems its flooding ,
if 5% throttle makes it start, that is lack of air or flooding
if wont start and the super secret WOT crankings clear flood , then was flooded, Wide open throttle cranking , cuts all fuel (the secret)
so is , IAC/ISC stuck closed, chean it yet.
or injector leaks (pass the injector leak down test ,does it?0

got 500k miles o jeeps from 88 to 99+
and the ISC stick on them all.

the ISC is the electric, ldle speed control valve.
if it sticks closed, you cant get full air supply to start.
had to clean mine every 10 to 20k, miles.
until i found the magic, spray that cured that.
"klondike gun lube spray": looks like teflon after it dries.

that run rough started is called misfire.
and is flooding, (if injector are not leaking) its air supply wrong.
one more thing,
the ECT must read 30F when parked overnight, and was 30f.
see? a cold engine will be near ambient air, first thing, in the morning.

running old fueL:?
running summer fuel from last August?
the ECT sensor causes injections to match true temps.
make sure it reads right for all bets off.

clean ISC first. not shot gun parts
for that cash you could have got a nice scan tool.
like this.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Equus-3140-Innova-Diagnostic-Code-Scanner/14644660

the prefect tool for 93-95 jeeps. does OBD1 on JEEPS !!!!

Mar 03, 2015 | 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Hello i have a 1998 jeep cherokee 6cy when i start it up cold the engine runs fine after a few minutes the engine misses and runs rough for a few more minutes then it runs fine


google cherokee forums or go to cherokeeforums.com, naxja.org, cherokeetalk.com jeepsunlimited.com or jeepgarage.com

join one or all and post this and all future ones there
see ya there my name is kennzz05 on the forums

Feb 03, 2013 | 1998 Jeep Cherokee

1 Answer

97 GC 4.0 starts right up , runs fine for about 10 seconds then it goes into misfire mode. I have replaced the crank sensor, pickup coil in dist, 2 sets of wires ,2 sets of plugs, new dist cap , rotor...


Well, aside from the O2 sensors, the throttle position sensor and temp sensor, looks very much like you have a totally new system there.
I assume you got codes for all those item from a system scan?
I suggest that you "ring out" the wiring harness and check every fuse in the engine compartment and in the passenger compartment. If you have continuity and no cross over in the wiring, pretty good chance that the engine computer is bad.
One thing...your fuel pressure seems to be a bit high...I didn't look it up but I'd expect it to be around 35psi to possibly 40? Do the plugs come out clean or black?

Dec 07, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2 Answers

96 jeep cherokee, inline 6 4.0... runs fine... after shut off (5-10 mins) acts like its chokeing out, wont start acts like its missing, no combustion (fuel injected) let sit for 20 mins, fires up fine......


Try the pick-up coil that is under the distributer cap.Remove the cap and rotor button then remove the plate that is under the rotor button.Next you need to take off the relucter wheel that is in the way so you can take out the bolts and remove the pick-up coil.

Nov 24, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee

2 Answers

95 jeep grand charokee laredo hard to start,


Check your spark plug, wires, distributor cap and finger. If you spark plugs older than 15000ml, replace them. To check your spark plug wires, use a tester (U can buy at any auto store) you hold direct on the wire and a small sparkling will show you if the wire works or not. You can check the wires also with this: use a single spark plug (don't remove one out your engine!), remove the wire from first SP, connect it with the single SP, hold it to ground, let someone start your engine...you need to see regular sparks.. do this step by step with all 6 wires. If all wires are fine, check the SP's, If you miss on one wire, replace the wire, if you miss on more than one, chekc the distributor cap and finger. If this items are older than 20000ml or 5 years, replace them.

Oct 27, 2009 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Slight miss, starts a little hard then runs fine rough idle from time to time


It sounds like its out of time move the distriutor a little bit

May 10, 2009 | Jeep Cherokee Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Won't start 96 k1500


fuel problem or timing problem i had same problem on 94 aerostar found out the dist. was bad and timing off by 20* bought used dist. adjusted timing runs beautiful

Mar 23, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet K1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

195 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jeep Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Kevin Daniels

Level 3 Expert

1455 Answers

Are you a Jeep Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...