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Engine surges when cold - Once it warms up it runs fine

It acts like it is starved for gas until it gets warm. Sometimes it will run fine even when cold, but most of the time until it has been running for 5 to 10 minutes it surges (caughs or chokes)

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  • c_l2003 Aug 30, 2008

    95 jeep gran cherokee 4.0 has same problem surges coughs for first ten mins or so till engine warms then runs fine rest of day. i have a throttle body on mine how do i fix this problem

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If carburated, I would suspect a sticking choke, making the fuel mix way too rich.

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