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Location of Auto ShutDown Relay for 1989 Jeep Cherokee

Not getting fire to the fuel pump. Someone suggested the Auto Shutdown relay may be the problem. Can't seem to find one.

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Auto shutdown relay and fuel pump relay are by the battery under a cover.

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