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99 Jeep Cherokee revvs and then dies

I was sitting at a red light with engin fully warmed. Went to step on the gas, the engin reved to 3K or 4K RPMs and then died. Started right back up and drove with no problem. The next day I was turning a corner and the engin reved but did not die. It had no power and wouldn't repond for a while. Then it responded to my stepping on the gas. It shifted and on it went. Help!?

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    Chris Ski May 11, 2010

    Is the check engine light on?? My 99 Grand Cherokee has had a myriad of electrical and computer issues, and sometimes goes into a "limp mode" The check engine light comes on later. Remember, if the light is on from a known problem, and something else goes wrong, the light just stays on like an idiot...so if the light was already on you may have more than one issue...how many miles on it? Recent repairs? More info please.

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