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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Will Not Start or Run

1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, no start,

  • engine shuts down within 2 or 3 seconds,
  • this has only happened after we replaced the transmission from another vehicle - 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited.
  • FUEL INJECTORS APPEAR TO GET 'NO POWER' AFTER 2 - 3 SECONDS --- IS IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE GONE INTO A SECURITY MODE?.
  • central locking and remote , immobiliser red light on dash, appear to work as normal
  • no fault codes show on odometer apon testing
  • has new battery and spark plugs
If anyone can help get it running i will gladly buy the beer.

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  • 4x4caryard Jul 19, 2008


    • fuses all check OK

    • have tryed to reset computer by disconnecting positive and negative leads for as long as 24 hour >> still no go...

    • is it advisable to swap the computer out of the parts vehicle..?

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They have crankshaft sencers on the transmission on jeeps. it would be up high on the drivers side on front of transmission. they will cause it to not get fuel or fire and can run then quit.

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I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM I HAD TO CHANGE THE INJECTORS FOR SOME REASON THEY WENT BAD

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Ok it has nothing to do with the gear box
no ower to your injectors check engine fuse
if and wen u took the gear box out did take the positive lead off?
if u did unplug the computer or try the reset so the computer can no the car is back togeather

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

  • chris07551 Jul 19, 2008

    yes if u swap the computer it might work also it wont do no damage at all
    its worth a try



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